• Webcode: 429199 • Mfr: Crane 2
Open Box Details
  • Item Condition: minor handling and mounting marks. Working to manufacture spec
  • Warranty: Full manufacture warranty.
  • Accessories: All accessories are included
Product Highlights
  • Designed for DSLR / Mirrorless Camera
  • 500-3200g (17.5-113 oz.) Payload Capacity
  • 18 hours Battery Life
  • 360° Roll Angle Range
  • 360° Pan Angle Range
  • 6000 mAh Battery Capacity
  • OLED Display
  • Ability to charge through gimbal
Open Box Condition: EXC
Web Availability: Open Box
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Overview

The world’s first 3-Axis camera stabilizer with follow focus control.

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane 2 delivers an industry first! A newly installed follow focus controller realizes film-grade performance by providing greater motion sensitivity and precision control. The Crane 2 also features a brilliant OLED display, allowing you to clearly see the stabilizer’s status at a glance. Featuring a quick control dial on the OLED panel allows you to adjust camera and gimbal settings instantly.

Key Features:

  • High-precision real time follow focus control via stabilizer
  • Intuitive OLED display menu to monitor camera status and parameters
  • Innovative quick control dial design for seamless camera settings on TV, AV, ISO and EV
  • 3.2 kg maximum payload accommodating DSLR and mirrorless cameras
  • 18-hour continuous runtime with 6000 mAh capacity and convenient real-time charging to cameras (for some Sony models only)
  • Integrated Function with Simplified Design
  • 3-level focus adjustment for precise and fast control
  • Upgraded Manfrotto standard quick-release plate allows for quick and easy installation
  • Slow-fall system design for camera protection when power-off
  • Comprehensive accessories kit including tripod, EVA carrying bag and multi-brand camera control cables

Real Time Follow Focus

Integrated with an unprecedented built in follow focus wheel on the body, Crane 2 allows ±0.02° precision real time focus control through camera cable connection, so that you can always keep your subject in focus while moving and enhancing the quality of your video capture.

Intuitive OLED Display

The OLED display menu on the control panel provides constant interaction between you, your camera and your stabilizer. The intuitive interface design helps you easily identify the connection status, battery level, control mode and multiple camera parameters, giving you full control over every detail.

Innovative Quick Control Dial Design

The quick control dial on the control panel provides you with an integrated extension of your camera. You can either press or rotate the dial to make various camera parameter settings such as TV, AV, ISO and EV, giving you seamless camera control independently from any software applications.

3.2 kg Maximum Payload

Empowered by the 6th Generation Instune Algorithm System which realizes 50% increase in motor torque and 100% improvement in response speed, the Crane 2 sets a new industry benchmark by providing smooth and unrestricted shooting for DSLR and mirrorless cameras even under extreme conditions.

18 Hour Runtime for Extended Shooting

Three high energy efficiency 18650 rechargeable batteries give the Crane 2 maximum runtime of 18 hours with 6000 mA capacity. The Crane 2 will also allow some Sony cameras to operate in real-time even without batteries.

Integrated Function with Simplified Design

With both functionality and operability in mind, Crane 2 is ergonomically designed with a user-friendly control panel, an integrating joystick, quick control dial and follow focus controller.  All of these features with an intuitive OLED display, provides simple single-handed operation.

Additional Features:

  • Wireless HD image transmission to smartphone
  • ViaTouch control system
  • Versatile new gimbal structure 45 degree motor and swivel handle allow the gimbal to reconfigure for optimum shooting styles
  • Follow-focus ensures that you are always in focus
  • 3 Levels of Focus Adjustment

    Designed with 3 levels of focus adjustment, Crane 2 allows precise and fast focus control by rotating the follow focus controller on the side of the unit.
     

  • Quick Release Plate by MANFROTTO Standard

    Crane 2 comes standard with a durable quick release plate that meets the MANFROTTO standard, which allows you to mount your camera quickly to the stabilizer or tripod.  This provides a secure connection but allows you to make adjustments to avoid rebalancing.
     

  • Slow-Fall System for Camera Protection

    A built-in slow-fall system design protects the camera from damaging falls when powering off the stabilizer.
     

  • Complete Kits to Go

    Crane 2 comes standard with a comprehensive accessories kit, including camera control cables to connect with various cameras brands, an Aluminum alloy tripod, and EVA carrying bag.

What's Included

Gimbal Stabilizer
Tripod
Follow Focus Servo Motor
18650 Battery Charger
3x 18650 Li-ion Batteries (one set)
Micro to Micro USB Cable
Micro to Mini USB Cable
Sony Camera Control/Charging Cable
Panasonic Camera Control Cable
Micro USB Cable
User Manual
Shoulder strap
Carrying Case

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Product Specifications

Crane V2

Operation Voltage

Min.
9.8V

Standard
11.1V

Max.
12.6V

Operation Current

Min.
110mA

Max.
6000mA

USB Output Voltage 5V 
USB Output Current 1A 
Camera Charging Output Voltage 8V 
Camera Charging Output Current 2A 
Following Deviation in Static State

Min.
±0.01°

Max.
±0.3°

Following Deviation in Motion State

Min.
±0.05°

Max.
±0.1°

Tilt Angle Range

Min.
-135°

Max.
+185°

Roll Angle Range 360°
Pan Angle Range 360°
Operation Temperature

Min.
-10°C

Standard
25°C

Max.
45°C

Battery Runtime

Min.
12h

Max.
18h

Valid Payload

Min.
500g

Max.
3200g

Questions & Answers

Zhiyun Crane 2 - 3-Axis Camera Stabilizer with Follow Focus Servo Motor, OLED Display, and QR Plate

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