• Webcode: 262698 • Mfr: CJ1010
Product Highlights
  • 4.5 kg (10 lbs) Max. Payload Capacity
  • 6.8 kg (15lbs) Weight
Kessler KC-Lite 8.0 Crane Only Kessler KC-Lite 8.0 Crane Only
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For the filmmaker shooting on a tight budget, using a lighter digital video or DSLR camera under 10 pounds, the Kessler KC-Lite 8.0 is arguably the highest quality camera crane/jib in it's price range. Based on the design of Kessler's standard dual-rail KC series of camera cranes, the KC-Lite is a 100% tool-less, single rail crane that is lightweight and portable, yet has the heft where it counts: like the 3/8"-thick ultra-rigid mounting plate--no flimsy sheet metal here! The KC-Lite mounts to your fluid head in a way that utilizes the fluid drag of the head's pan and tilt, giving the best control and fluid-like movements in all 3 modes of crane operation (manual tilt, fixed-angle mode, and automatic mode).

Please Note: Shown with optional equipment; tripod, head and camera are not included.

Key Features

  • 100% tool-less setup
  • 360 degree rotation
  • Internal oil impregnated sleeve bearings insure incredible smoothness
  • Constructed of high-grade 6061 aluminum
  • Very rigid 3/8"-thick mounting platform and heavy duty control rod
  • Coated with a flat black non-reflective powder coat finish
  • Manual, fixed-angle mode, & automatic camera tilt control
  • Utilizes the drag control of your fluid head for the smoothest tilt and pan movement
  • Uses standard household style exercise weights (not included)
  • Lightweight and breaks down into two easily transported sections
  • All parts are precision made and held to +/- .005" tolerances

Click here to check out this customer review of the KC-Lite 8.0 by Team Pickle.


Product Specifications


Detailed Specifications
Camera capacity Up to 10 lb. (4.5kg)
Counterweight required 7.5 lb. + (1.8 X payload weight) (3.4kg)
Total vertical movement 10.5 ft. (3.2m)
Distance from tripod to camera 5.5 ft (1.7m)
Folded length 48 inches. (122cm)
Extended length 8 ft. (2.4m)
Weight 15 lb. (6.8kg)

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Kessler KC-Lite 8.0 Crane Only

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