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"The Zhiyun raises your production to a level above the ordinary"
Here at GripUp, we love the Zhiyun-Tech Crane and it has quickly become one of our best-selling gimbals. With a maximum payload of 1800g, it is perfect for cameras like the Sony A7s and Panasonic GH5. Due to its slightly longer handle our customers have found the Zhiyun easy to hold and even easier to use. With a 6-hour battery life that has the potential to extend to 12, this gimbal can last you all shoot. The Zhiyun raises your production to a level above the ordinary.
The Zhiyun Crane is a 3-axis SINGLE handheld gimbal designed for mirrorless cameras, you are enjoying the most cost-effective solution than other similar stabilizers. It is the first camera stabilizer that can control the cameras currently on the market. The three strong brushless motors have an encoder each. Whatever you shoot, the Crane will always help you get incredibly smooth, professional video footage. It is lightweight, small and easy to use.
Stronger Performance, Supports a Canon 5D
The Crane weighs only 950g, while it can support up to 1800g. It’s perfect for almost all mirrorless cameras, such as the Sony A7SII, Sony A7S, Sony A6300 and Panasonic GH4, even Canon 5D with 16-35mm lens is workable.
You can control the Crane with the Zhiyun Assistant app or a remote control that links to your Crane over Bluetooth. Switch modes, adjust camera angles, monitor the status of your Crane, and customize your favorite settings in seconds.
First Gimbal that Control Cameras
First handheld gimbal with built-in CCI (Camera Control Interface) in the industry, control the camera by the gimbal has been achieved, for example, switch photo/record, zoom in/zoom out etc.
Zhiyun Core Technology, Powerful Motors, Precision Control
Zhiyun gimbal is the first in the industry to achieve 32-bit Triple-MCUs running in parallel at 4K HZ frequency that is far beyond the reach of others. Designed with high performance in mind, the Crane’s brushless motors are incredibly precise and powerful while maintaining low vibration and increasing torque. Industry-leading accuracy is increased with a magnetic encoder in each motor, the constantly improved stabilization algorithms help the Crane control the camera to a 0.01-degree accuracy within 0.25 millisecond.
Tool-less, Quick Adjustment of Balance
With a newly designed quick-release plate and thumbscrew, the Crane is easy to balance without any tools. All 3 axes can be perfectly adjusted in about one minute.
The three motors rotate a full 360 degrees, which gives you an unlimited range and high flexibility during operation.
In lock mode, the yaw, pitch, and roll axis work together to keep the camera pointed in one direction. The camera will stay still no matter how you move the handle.
Two Follow Modes
The Crane features 2 different following modes. In Yaw-Axis follow mode, the Crane will only follow your pan movements. In pitch and yaw axis follow mode, the Crane will follow your pan and tilt movements.
Auto Inverted Mode
Switch to inverted mode at any time by simply flipping the handle over the camera. The inverted mode can be operated in conjunction with any of the lock and follow modes.
Long Battery Life
The Crane is compatible with 18650 or 26650 Li-ion batteries, a runtime of 6 hours by regular 18650 batteries and 12 hours by the optional 26650 batteries. Overcharge and over depletion protection is built in. Remaining power is shown by clear LED.
1/4 inch Thread
The 1/4” thread located at the bottom of the handle allows you to securely mount the Crane to a tripod, monopod, jib etc.
Download the latest firmware online and update your Crane instantly if you want to take advantage of new features.