The Zhiyun Crane-M is a compact 3-axis handheld motorized gimbal designed to stabilize video recording on compact cameras, action cameras, and smartphones. The Crane-M balances your camera on a motorized gimbal that corrects almost any high-frequency movement to provide fluid movement for sleek video footage.The Crane-M removes the burden of lugging heavy video tripods around and allows users to shoot video while moving, enabling creative video shooting with fewer restrictions.Crane-M is the first gimbal which could control your camera. Only after connecting the gimbal with the USB cable, it could realize the control of photo shooting and focal distance, which makes the gimbal and your camera to be one and saves the time of adjustment after changing each scene.
The Crane-M runs come with two batteries, which provides a runtime of up to 12 hours.The Zhiyun Crane-M 3-axis handheld gimbal kit weighs a mere 740g; features dimensions of 35 x 16 x 15 cm; and comes with a handy carry case for easy, secure transport.as such as the Sony a6300/a6500, Canon EOS-M, Nikon 1-series and action cameras like the GoPro and Sony Sony FDR-X3000R. It also fits smartphones like the iPhone 7+. The minimum camera/lens weight that you can use on the Crane M is 125g (4.4oz) and the maximum is 650g (22.9oz).
The build quality of the Crane M is very good. Every part of the gimbal feels solid and well made. It is certainly on the same level as the larger and more expensive Crane model.The Zhiyun Crane-M M features a very familiar design and doesn’t require the use of any tools. Balancing the gimbal is quite straightforward and can be done in just a couple of minutes once you know how. That said, you do really have to observe the min. and max. camera weights otherwise you will run into balancing problems. You also have to be very careful not to use a lens that is too heavy otherwise you can’t physically move the camera back far enough to obtain proper balance.
The Zhiyun Crane-M can be attached to a boom pole or light stand via its 1/4 20″ connector on the bottom of the handle. This gives it a lot of added versatility, allowing it to be used in a variety of shooting situations. With the ability to also remotely control 360° unlimited rotation, you could mount the camera in some interesting positions and adjust your shot when need be.When using a smartphone clamp – – you can use almost any phone with Crane M. No ports & plugs are blocked and you can even add additional gear like microphone or light.
360° unlimited rotation separately in 3 axes under locking mode. Inversion and handheld shooting is available, 26500 battery included can bring 12 hours of operating time. It could make you shooting all day long at least, With 1/4″ screw at the bottom, the Crane-M is compatible with a tripod, car shooting set, rocker, extension rod, etc, The flat large area of the four-way rocker, make it easier to control direction and speed precisely. Instead of the traditional five-way joystick, the flat rocker has a more comfortable operating experience, the Tool-less mounting system makes it possible to complete balance adjustment within 1 minute.
Zhiyun Crane-M seems is a very well further developed gimbal of Zhiyun’s product line including all the latest features. Wireless Control is great, Zhiyun Crane-M Available at ZAPALS for just $389.99 plus free shipping after using this coupon code: chgb0930 (Valid Date: September 30 – October 5).
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