Zhiyun-Tech Crane - 3-Axis Gimbal for Mirrorless/DSLR Cameras
The best of the best in mirrorless camera gimbals.
Customized for mirrorless cameras, the professional ZhiYun Crane V2 features a 3-axis non-stopper design, is dual-battery compatible, and offers advanced camera controlling and manual adjustment. As you can see by the above picture the total length of the handle is also reduced thanks to the newer shorter battery compartment.
- Payload capacity up to 1800 g
- Built-in wireless
- Bluetooth module
- Compatible with most mirrorless cameras
The Crane V2 weights only 960g, with payload weight of 1800g. Feel free to draw inspiration from multiple lenses and mirrorless cameras!
Joystick Mount Screw
Follow your style with the 3/8 screw thread at the bottom. and comes with a ¼ 20 adapter inserted which can be removed with a small flat screwdriver by the user. So the new Crane V2 can be connected to any standard photo/video equipment via the 3/8 or 1/4 inch screw.
With the built-in wireless control module, you can control the Crane V2 remotely or upgrade firmware by connecting the remote controller or using the APP. This is so convenient that the Rider M is always in fashion.
ZhiYun honeycomb technique
The gimbal attitude control, combined with efficient motor control technology, makes it possible for fast and accurate compensation of sudden disturbances, reaching the industry's highest standard of noise reduction. Even when the frame is enlarged by 5 times, you will never notice shaking.
Camera Mounting Plate
The original version of Crane had slots for sliding the camera base mount screw forward and backward and made for limitations when balancing some cameras. However, new Crane V2 model introduces a universal sliding camera base plate, enabling easy accurate and faster adjustment of balance.
Tool-less, quick balance adjustment
Thumbscrew design offers quick dismount of the camera, so you can complete all adjustments within a minute.
Note: if you need to use a long lens, please mount the lens support.
Flexible use offers more inspiration
Using the classic stepless rotational joystick, switching between pan following mode, locking mode, pan and tilt following mode, you can handle everything within fingertips. Easy work, easy fun.
3-axis 360° unlimited rotation
With advanced slip rings, the 3-axis Crane V2 can rotate 360 degrees. Any shooting requirements will be perfectly satisfied, i.e. positive grip, upright shooting, low angle, high flight photography.
MCU parallel control
The ZhiYun Crane V2 is the industry’s first to achieve three 32-bit MCUs, running in parallel at an incredible 4k hertz. This number is far beyond the reach of any other gimbals.
The control buttons of first version of Crane were distributed on both the front panel and on the right side of the joystick. The new Crane V2 has a more ergonomic integrated front only control panel and also provides an improved joystick button and separate mode button. Controlling the camera via this integrated interface makes operation more convenient.
The original Crane is compatible with an 18650 Li-ion battery, however, the Crane V2 works (only) with the new 26500 Li-ion batteries (x2), which now provide approximately 10-12 hours operating time. A new USB Battery charging module is also included.
Supported mirrorless cameras:
- Sony α 7 Series
- Panasonic LUMIX Series
- Nikon J Series
- Canon M Series
- Compatible with cameras weights between 350g and 1200g.
* Optional Dual Handle for Crane Gimbal available here.
Z1 Crane V2 3-Axis Gimbal
1/4" Rotating support screw (Camera support)
1/4" Rotating support screw (Lens support)
2x Li-Ion Batteries - 26500 3,7V 3600mAh
Li-Ion Battery Charger
Micro USB Cable