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Crane 2 ZhiYun 40

ZhiYun Crane 2

Professional 3-axis stabilising handheld gimbal with follow focus control.

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Real Time Follow Focus

Integrated with the 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, setting free your camera for more dedicated tasks.

Innovative Quick Control Dial Design

The quick control dial on the control panel is like 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.

3.2KG Max. Payload

Empowered by the 6th Gen. Instune Algorithm System which realises 50% increase in motor torque and 20% improvement in noise reduction, the Crane 2 sets a new benchmark for the industry supporting a max. payload of 3.2kg, mountable by all models of DSLR and mirrorless camera on the market at time of release.

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 simply by sliding the plate.

60 Sec. Balance Adjustment with Unique Thumbscrews

Mount, dismount and balance your camera to get ready for shooting within 60 seconds with no need for a screwdriver. Start your shooting at anywhere, anytime.

Unique Dovetail Slot Design

Featuring the unique dovetail slot design, CRANE 2 enables high-precision balance adjustment for faster and more convenient camera mounting.

Instant Precise Attitude Compensation

Integrated with the pioneering 32-bit x 3 high-speed MCU parallel control technology which realizes 100% improvement in response speed, CRANE 2 gets high above the industry standard with its cutting-edge attitude compensation system and unparalleled anti-shaking stabilizing performance.

Intuitive OLED Display

The intuitive interface design help you easily identify the connection status, battery level, control mode and multiple camera params, giving you full control over every detail.

**18 Hour Runtime for Longtime Task

Three high energy efficiency 18650 rechargeable batteries give the Crane 2 maximum runtime of 18 hours with 6000mAh capacity. The Crane 2 allows convenient real-time charging to the camera even when your camera is without batteries.

Complete Kits with Elaborate Details

The Crane 2 comes as standard with a comprehensive accessories kit, including camera control cables to connect with various brand cameras, an Aluminum alloy tripod, an EVA carrying bag, as well as a MANFROTTO standard quick release plate that allows quick camera installation to the stabilizer or tripod within seconds, ideal for videographers stepping up their game. Please see 'Included' section below for detailed list of what is included.

All information taken from Zhiyun. Camera not included.

**18 hours battery life is the maximum and depends on usage.

Description Quantity
USB Drive (Containing Manual)1
iM2500 Flight Case1
White USB Mains Plug1
Crane 2 Carry Case1
18650 Li-ion Battery6
Canon Camera Control Cable ZW-Mini-0021
Panasonic Camera Control Cable ZW-CTIA-0021
Micro USB Cable1
Shoulder Strap (attached to Carry Case)1
Tripod (with 3 x Hex Screws, 3 x Rubber Feet & 1 x 1/4" Mounting Screw)1
Battery Charger1
Canon Camera Control Cable ZW-Micro-0021
Sony Camera Control Cable ZW-MULTI-0021
Hex Screw (on gimbal)23
Detachable Handle/Battery Compartment1
Black Thumb Screw4
1/4" Camera Mounting Screw1
Quick Release Plate1
Cable Storage Box1
Large dial on handle with securing allen bolt1
Lens support with 2 black thumb turns and 2 washers1

Before hiring the Zhiyun Crane 2, please ensure you have checked the compatibility of the camera and lens you wish to use via the link above.

Follow focus support is restricted to Canon DSLRs and mirrorless cameras released from 2008 onwards, with original canon lenses. For use with Sony, Panasonic and Nikon, the separate follow focus is also required, please see accessories below for the separate follow focus, or the follow focus kit.

In order to use this gimbal with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, you will need the Zacuto Gorilla Plate V1, available HERE and in order to use this gimbal with the Panasonic GH5 or GH5S, you will need the ZhiYun GH5 mounting plate, available HERE.

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