Product Highlights
  • Designed for DSLR / Mirrorless Camera
  • BMPCC 6K, Panasonic S1H, Canon EOS 1DX Mark II, Nikon D850 Payload Support
  • -91° ~ +155° Tilt Angle Range
  • -57.5° ~ +237.5° Roll Angle Range
  • 360° Pan Angle Range
  • Standard & Vertical Mount
  • 1880 g (66 oz.) Weight
  • 12-18 hours Runtime
  • Intuitive Control
  • OLED Display
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Overview

CRANE 2 S
Professional 3-Axis Stabilizer

The CRANE Legend Continues

Widely recognized as the exemplar of 3-axis handheld gimbals for professional filmmakers, the CRANE 2 series is proud to present you with their newest masterpiece - CRANE 2S. Featuring high load capacity and modular design, the CRANE 2S is keen on delivering excellent and reliable performance, even in the most challenging environments.

Crafted for Perfection

To meet the needs of different work tasks, videographers have to constantly switch among different cameras and CRANE 2S is ready to embrace the challenge.

Highly optimized in motor control algorithms and motor power
CRANE 2S handles large cameras such as the BMPCC 6K, Panasonic S1H, Canon EOS 1DX Mark II, Nikon D850 with total ease.

View complete camera and lens compatibility list here.

More than that, you can also mount multiple accessories on it.

On-Site Efficiency Matters

To make sure that you won't miss any decisive shots, CRANE 2S features brand new FlexMount System which greatly simplifies the setup process while at the same time secures your camera with a double safety mechanism.You can even adjust the tightness of the safety lock to suit your specific needs.

Vertical Shooting Made Easy

With mobile traffic gaining the upper hand, it's foreseeable that videographers will receive more work requests on vertical content. CRANE 2S comes standard with a vertical quick release mount and a safety knob for high-quality vertical shooting.

Expand for Limitless Possibilities

Designed for high-efficiency team collaboration, CRANE 2S is equipped with a dedicated slot for installing image transmission transmitter.

Multiple mounting points are available on the gimbal for creative adaptation: One 1/4" screw hole on the back of the quick release plate for the camera to shift between different devices such as sliders and tripods; Two 1/4" screw holes with crown gear and one 3/8" screw hole.

Precise Digital & Mechanical Focus Control

Digital Focus Control

CRANE 2S supports digital focus control via the built-in focus wheel on the gimbal. In addition, the rotation dampening of the focus wheel is improved to enhance videographers' muscle memory for pulling focus.

Mechanical Focus Control

CRANE 2S is pushing boundaries not just in terms of loading performance, but also with its film grade focus control ability. With its upgraded built-in focus wheel and focus motors that feature ultra-low delay and high precision, you will never miss any decisive shots.

Stay Focused All the Way

Together with TransMount Image Transmission System, focus pullers will be able to focus and zoom while live monitoring the shots. Even more, they will also be able to change gimbal parameters and modes if needed.

Maximized Payload. Minimized Weight

To enhance the practicality of CRANE 2S as a reliable and sturdy workhorse, the handle of it is built with carbon fibre,
lightening the physical burden of videographers without compromising loading capacity of the gimbal.


Bigger Screen
To Boost Your Productivity

The new 0.96" OLED screen offers a bigger vision. With it, you will be able to go through the entire menu within seconds and switch between different modes swiftly.


Axis Locking Mechanism
2.0

The upgraded axis locking mechanism 2.0 adopts a two-phase locking design that guarantees zero swinging of the gimbal during traveling or storage.


Removable Batteries
For Maximized Runtime

The CRANE 2S is outfitted with 3 removable 18650 Li-ion batteries which offer a 12-hour runtime. For time-demanding tasks videographers can easily prolong the runtime of the gimbal with backup batteries.

  • 3x 18650 Removable Li-Ion Batteries
  • 12hrs: Power Your Shoot All Day

Say Hi to Buttery Smooth Movement

Six gimbal modes, from basic to advanced, are all easily accessible on CRANE 2S: Pan Following, Locking, Following, Full-Range POV, Vortex, Go mode.

More Than Timelapse

Advanced cinematic features such as Panorama, Timelapse, Motionlapse, and Long Exposure Timelapse can be easily achieved with CRANE 2S.

TransMount Ecosystem

The TransMount ecosystem of accessories are here to better serve videographers with TransMount image transmission system, quick setup kits, monopod, servo zoom/focus motors, etc.

What's Included

CRANE 2S Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer
Quick Release Plate
Quick Release Plate Base
3x 18650 Li-Ion Batteries (2600mAh)
18650x3 Charger
Tripod
Backing Base
Lens Support
USB Type-C Charging Cable
Canon Camera Control Cable LN-MBUC-A01
Canon Camera Control Cable LN-NBUC-A01
Panasonic Camera Control Cable LN-UCUC-A01
Sony Camera Control CableLN-UCUS-A01
1/4-20 Screw
Internal Hexagonal Wrench M1.5
Internal Hexagonal Wrench M2
Internal Hexagonal Wrench M4
Quick Start Guide
Storage Box

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Product Specifications

CRANE 2S

   
Item Min. Standard Max.
Operation Voltage 9.8V 11.1V 12.6V
Operation Current - 160mA -
Charging Voltage - - -
Charging Current - - -
Output Voltage - 5V -
Output Current - 1A -
Following Deviation in Static State ±0.01° - ±0.04°
Following Deviation in Motion State ±0.05° ±0.1° ±0.3°
Tilt Mechanical Range -91° - +155°
Roll Mechanical Range -57.5° - +237.5°
Pan Mechanical Range - 360° -
Controllable Tilt Angle -80° - +135°
Controllable Roll Angle -35° - +35°
Controllable Pan Angle -180° - +180°
Operation Temperature -10℃ 25℃ 45℃
Battery Capacity - 2600mAh -
Battery Runtime - 12h -
Charging Time - 4h -
Valid Payload   -  

Physical Specs

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
EIRP <10dBm
Dimensions (WxDxH) 453 x 230 x 68 mm (17.8 x 9 x 2.7")
* Folded, without quick release plate
Weight 1880 g (66 oz.)
* Not incuding Tripod and Battery

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Zhiyun Crane 2S Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

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