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CRANE

Your camera CREW in one.

CRANE, your camera CREW in one.

CRANE is a 3-axis gimbal stabilizer designed primarily for mirrorless cameras, such as the Sony a7S and Panasonic GH4, ideal for low-cost individual filming applications, from micro films, wedding videos to travel films, and so on. Supporting 360° unlimited rotation along the 3 axes with perfect stabilizing performance, it empowers you to shoot steady and smooth streams EASILY and ALONE with all imaginable angles of view, while realizing the perfection that was once only possible by a whole camera crew.

It’s the FORCE

The gimbal body of CRANE weighs only 950g (excluding batteries) while its valid payload reaches up to 1800g, mountable by almost all mirrorless cameras available on the market, and even some DSLR camera models, while allowing for a variety of lens combination up to your shooting demands. Ergonomically designed in its compact and elegant body, it works like a real crane machine with unparalleled stability and robustness.

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Body Net Weight
(excluding batteries)

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Body Net Weight
(excluding batteries)

Accurate Gimbal Control on CRANE

Truly TWO in ONE

In realizing the best work efficiency for individual photographers and film makers, CRANE is the first of its kind in the market to support real time control of both SONY and Panasonic cameras thru connection of a camera control line, which literally combines the stabilizer and camera into one gear, saving troubles of separate controls.

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Real-time
Remote Control

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APP Control via
Bluetooth

Instant Camera Control thru CRANE

Gimbal at Finger Tip

Featuring optimized Bluetooth connection, CRANE allows remote camera attitude control and mode switch for easier and more flexible operations thru a specialized palm-size remote control or mobile APP.

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Real-time
Remote Control

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APP Control via
Bluetooth

360° Panoramic Shots along 3 Axes

By adopting the advanced slip-ring technology on all three axes, CRANE realizes 360° x 3 unlimited rotation control, offering free angle choices for any griping gestures or camera placement all up to your shooting needs.

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Instune Algorithms
Better Efficiency & Lower Consumption

Well-tuned by ZHIYUN’s self-innovated Instune Algorithm and empowered by optimized high-torque motor control technology, CRANE responses to intense motions or even sudden twists in real-time with precise and smooth compensation while making ZERO noises with lower power consumption. Its extraordinary steadiness eliminates subtle shakes even when zoomed in x5 in display.

Instant Attitude Compensation

Integrated with the pioneering 32-bit x 3 high-speed MCU parallel control technology which realizes a synchronous processing speed up to 4000Hz on its independent built-in IMU, CRANE helps creating the most impressive shots with its incomparable motion sensitivity and precision control.

32-Bit x3MCUs

Running 4000hz/sec.

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Unique Dovetail Slot Design

Featuring the unique dovetail slot design, CRANE enables high-precision balance adjustment for faster and more convenient camera mounting.

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Single or Dual Hands Control

If you prefer handling your stabilizer with both hands, you can always add a dual-hand handles to CRANE for better body balance while reducing load on one single arm.

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Unrestricted Creation on FUN

The standard ¼” threaded hole at the bottom of CRANE has opened up more possibilities to its utility, allowing for combined application with various photography equipment and apparatus to support your work.

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60 Sec. Balance Adjustment

CRANE is extremely easy-to-use, that you only need 1 min. to get it ready for shooting. By using thumb screw mounting design, it allows instant manual mounting, dismounting and adjustment of camera anytime anywhere with no need of a screwdriver.

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Tech Specs

Tech Specs.

ItemMin.StandardMax.Remark
Operation Voltage6.8V8.4V12.6V
Operation Current80mA110mA6000mA
Following Deviation in Static State±0.01°±0.03°
Following Deviation in Motion State±0.05°±0.2°
Tilt Angle Range360°Unlimited Rot.
Roll Angle Range360°Unlimited Rot.
Pan Angle Range360°Unlimited Rot.
Operation Temperature-10°C25°C45°C
Battery Runtime12h18hBalanced center of gravity
Charging Time3h
Valid Payload350g1800g
Compatible Cameras

Packing List

ItemMin.
ItemQty.
Gimbal Stabilizer1
Battery Compartment1
26500 Battery Charger1
26500 Li-ion Batteries2
Micro USB Cable1
Lens Mounting Clamp1
Lens Mounting Screw2
User Manual1

Packing Specifications

ItemDim./WeightRemark
Product Dimension173*188*405mmW*D*H
Package Size355*310*103mmL*W*H
Carton Size (Dedicated)580*415*370mmL*W*H
Product Net Weight950g/Unit
Gross Weight (including package)2600g/Unit
Packing Weight14kg/Carton5 Units/Carton

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