Zhiyun Crane 2S: Professional, High-load Capacity 3-Axis Stabilizer

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The Zhiyun Crane 2S professional level gimbal, took everything that was great about the Crane 2 Gimbal and made it even better!

Crane 2S

Zhiyun Crane 2S

The Crane 2S boasts a bunch of new and improved features over the Crane 2 including:

  • Larger, improved 0.96″ OLED screen (vs. 0.66″ on the original)
  • New axis lock system to keep the axis in the locked position without any swinging, while travelling or in storage
  • Four mounting points:
    • One 1/4″ screw hole on the rear of the quick release base plate for shifting between devices such as sliders and tripods
    • Two 1/4″ screw holes with a crown gear on the stabilizer
    • One 3/8″ screw hole on the gimbal
  • Improved quick-release mount with two secure locks,
  • Tilt-axis safety knob adding the ability to mount the camera in a vertical position without using an additional accessory
  • Dedicated slot for installing TransMount Image Transmitter on bottom of quick release base plate


Crane 2S in HandsImproved Motors and Algorithm

The Crane 2S also features Zhiyun’s next generation, 9th Instune algorithm to control the motors ensuring smooth, reliable performance.

Speaking of motors, they are the biggest improvement over the previous Crane 2 adding a significant boost to both power and load capacity.

Improved Load Capacity

Thanks to these upgrades, Zhiyun says that the Crane 2S can easily handle larger cameras such as the:

For the full list of compatible cameras click here.

Focus Control Wheel and OLED Screen

Focus Control Wheel and OLED Screen

Improved Focus Control

The improved built-in focus control wheel and servo follow focus motor will also support digital focus control with compatible cameras.

Gimbal Modes

There are six gimbal modes that will cover most filming situations encountered on set including:

  • Pan following
  • Locking
  • Following
  • Full-range POV
  • Vortex mode
  • Go mode

Battery Power

The Crane 2S uses three removable 18650 Li-ion batteries providing up to 12 hours of runtime.

Versions

The Crane 2S is available in two versions, a Standard version and a Combo version.

Standard version: includes tripod

Zhiyun Crane 2S Handheld Gimbal – Vistek Canada

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.

Combo version: includes tripod, 3 extra batteries and TransMount Mini Dual Grip

Zhiyun Crane 2S Combo Handheld Gimbal – Vistek Canada

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.

According to Zhiyun’s press release, there is also a Pro version in the works, but we are yet to see any details.

Crane 2S Key Features:

  • Designed for DSLR / Mirrorless Camera
  • -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 hours Runtime
  • Intuitive Control
  • OLED Display
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