Zhiyun-Tech Crane V2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal (Discontinued)

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane V2 is a 3-axis handheld motorised gimbal designed to stabilise video recording on compact DSLR or mirrorless cameras. No longer do you need to lug heavy video tripods around or shoot video from a stationary position, the Zhiyun Crane is compact and intuitive enabling you to shoot creative video with less restrictions. Top features includes: 1.8kg support payload, four shooting modes, 360° rotation along all three axes, 4-way stepless joystick control, and Up to 18 hours of battery life. Unfortunately the Zhiyun-Tech Crane V2 is now discontinued. Please look at the new replacement model, the Zhiyun-Tech Crane 2
  • 1.8kg Payload
  • 360° rotation along all three axes with 4-way stepless joystick control
  • Four shooting modes
  • Quick and tool-free setup
  • 1/4"-20 thread for mounting on various supports
  • Wireless control
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life
  • Lightweight, portable, and comes with a carry case
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1.8kg Payload

The Crane V2 supports up to 1.8kg of camera gear; this makes it perfect for DSLR cameras with light and short lenses, or mirrorless cameras with light to medium sized short lenses.The kit also includes an attachable lens support for medium-sized lenses

360° rotation along all three axes with 4-way stepless joystick control

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane V2 gimbal offers 360° rotation along all three axes; and offers button-powered, continuous rotation along the pan axis, with circular rotation along the tilt and roll axes.

Four shooting modes

Four different shooting modes allow you to get creative with the Crane version 2 gimbal. The modes allow you to: lock the pan and tilt, pan left and right only, pan and tilt the camera freely, and shoot inverted footage even when the gimbal is tilted upside-down.

Quick and tool-free setup

Cameras are attached by securing a simple thumbscrew without any tools, and full setup can be achieved within a few minutes.

1/4" and 3/8" thread for mounting on various supports

A 1/4" or 3/8" threaded mounting hole on the bottom allows users to mount the Crane on monopods, tripods, and various other support equipment.

Wireless control

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane V2 can be controlled wirelessly from an iOS/Android app (available from Zhiyun-Tech) via Bluetooth.

Up to 18 hours of battery life

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane V2 runs on two runs on and comes with two 26500 batteries, which feature a 12-18 hour runtime.

Universal quick-release plate

The Crane V2 uses a universal quick-release plate, enabling fast adjustment of balance.

Lightweight, portable, and comes with a carry case

The Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3-axis handheld gimbal kit weighs a mere 950g; features dimensions of 35 cm(h), 16cm(l), 15cm(w); and comes with a handy carry case for easy, secure transport.

  • Zhiyun-Tech Crane
  • 2 x 26500 Li-Ion Batteries
  • 26500 Battery Charger
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Lens Mounting Clamp
  • Lens Mounting Screw
  • Padded carry case
Payload 0.35 to 1.8 kg
Range 360° button-powered continuous rotation along pan axis, and 360° manual rotation along tilt and roll axes
Battery Runtime Up to 12 hours using two included 26500 batteries (3.7 V, 3600 mAh each)
Operation Temperature 0 to 45°C
Operational Current 80 to 6000 mA
Dimensions Height: 35 cm
Length: 16 cm
Width: 15 cm
Weight 700g without battery 950g with battery
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