Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3S Handheld Gimbal Stabiliser


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  • 6.5 kg (14.3 lb) Payload
  • Modular Handle
  • 55° Tilted Roll Axis
  • Zoom and Focus Wheel Integration
  • Updated Axis Locking System
  • Redesigned Detachable SmartSling Handle
  • ViaTouch 2.0 Remote Motion Control

A much awaited upgrade in the Zhiyun-Tech gimbal line is now available to be admired by enthusiasts. The Crane 3S Handheld Gimbal Stabiliser’s powerful redesign includes more powerful motors with a large 6.5 kg (14.3 lb) payload, a Modular Handle which allows greater compatibility with motorized dolly, jib, cable cam, Easyrig, etc. Its Updated Axis Locking System has properly calculated 55° Tilted Roll Axis to allow broader space to shoot and is designed for unblocked view where it complements the Zoom and Focus Wheel Integration. The gimbal also includes is the SmartSling that offers an ergonomic handle with control buttons and integrated joystick, the optional EasySling provides a simple, comfortable handgrip without controls. However, The CRANE 3S can be controlled using ViaTouch 2.0 iOS or Android smartphone app via Bluetooth 5.0 to manage the gimbal settings and for remote motion control.

Product Features in Detail


Reengineered for More Ambitious Camera Setups
It is not simply an upgrade but reconstruction. CRANE 3S is constructed with brand new SUPER motors which allow for Max. 6.5kg payload for a wide range of camera setups.

Extendable Arm. Greater Flexibility
Wider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. For larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller DSLR combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability.

Modular Design. Versatile Shooting
On CRANE 3S, the handle is detachable with two options provided: TransMount EasySling Handle and TransMount SmartSling Handle. You can either mount EasySling handle to extend the grip for more comfort upright & underslung operation, or choose to mount SmartSling handle featuring an intuitive control panel and OLED screen, for direct camera & gimbal parameter adjustment, or combine them together!

Cross-Compatibility. You can Imagine
To complete challenging shooting tasks, CRANE 3S offers a versatile solution thanks to its cross-compatibility. The handle mods are easily separated and both provide multiple thread holes of different sizes to mount accessories. The modular design allows greater compatibility on CRANE 3S, like with motorized dolly, jib, cable cam, Easyrig, etc.

Zero Swinging. Hero Security
CRANE 3S provides ultimate reliability that users can count on. The reinvented locking system can lock the three axes without noticeable swinging. The modular design is integrated with double locks to ensure the camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage.

Continuous Uptime Supported by PowerPlus
Besides battery insertion, CRANE 3S offers a DC-IN port which supports up to 25.2V input for direct charging. The new exciting TransMount PowerPlus Battery Pack can house 6*18650 batteries, giving more strength to your gimbal to adapt to constant intense motions, and serving as a compact yet fast-charging power bank for your devices.

Phenomenal Speed. Seriously Smooth
To facilitate powerful features in various shooting environment, CRANE 3S is driven by a new algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. In fast action shoot, CRANE 3S is able to resist high winds and G-forces without compromise.

Properly Calculated 55°: Broader Vision
The properly 55° tilted roll axis is designed for unblocked view and allows enough space to mount large cinema camera combos.

Improved Zoom & Focus System
To meet the needs of cinematography, larger lens supports are added into the zoom & focus system. The focus wheel is equipped with a white board for marking a focus range. Zooming can be realized synchronously through SmartSling Handle.

Triple Control, Film at Your Will
ZHIYUN cares for the needs of all filmmakers. With ZHIYUN gimbals and TransMount Image Transmission System, there are three control options available for filmmakers work in film crew or work solo: control from gimbal, from smartphone or from motion sensor controller.
ViaTouch 2.0
ViaTouch 2.0 bridges the communication gap between your stabilizer, camera and monitoring devices via a dedicated phone app, allowing you to intuitively adjust various camera and gimbal parameters with perfect synergy. (*ZY Play APP and TransMount Image Transmission Transmitter are required to utilize the feature.)
Stay Focused All the Way
TransMount Image Transmission System supports zoom/focus control via phone app or remote controller. You can even customize sensitivity of zoom/focus control to your own needs for optimal experience.
SyncMotion: Visualized Control
For the first time in the industry, a visualized remote motion control system is introduced - ViaTouch 2.0. Filmmakers will be able to motion control the gimbal while monitor shots via smartphones or monitors.

Timelapse Master
Timelapse feature of the gimbal is enhanced with TransMount Image Transmission System. Now, not only can you remotely monitor the shots but also you will be able to continue shooting after exiting the app.

Operation Voltage Max: 25.2 v
Standard: 11.1 v
Min: 9.8 v
Output Voltage Standard: 5 v
Operation Temperature Max: 45 °C
Standard: 25 °C
Min: -10 °C
Battery Runtime Standard: 12 h
Laboratory data1
Charging Time Standard: 4 h
Laboratory data2
Following Deviation in Motion State: Max: ± 0.3 °
Standard: ± 0.1 °
Min: ± 0.05 °
Following Deviation in Static State: Max: ± 0.04 °
Min: ± 0.01 °
Tilt Mechanical Range: Standard: 360 °
Roll Mechanical Range: Max: 75 °
Standard: 330 °
Min: -255 °
Pan axis movement angle range: Standard: 360 °
Unlimited rotation
Valid Payload: Max: 6500 g
Min: 600 g

This product comes with a Limited 1-Year Warranty with Zhiyun-Tech Australia.
Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.

Zhiyun-Tech Crane 3S Handheld Gimbal Stabiliser
SmartSling Handle
Quick Release Camera Plate
Extension Arm
3 x 18650 Battery
Battery Charger
Backing Base
Handle Adapter Base
Lens Support
Lens Support Rod
Mini-USB Canon Control Cable
Micro-USB Canon Control Cable
USB Type-C to Multi Sony Control Cable
USB Type-C Panasonic Control Cable
3 x 1/4"-20 Screw
Wrench Set (M1.3, M2.5, M4)
USB Type-C Charging Cable
Foam Storage Box
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SKU: Zhiyun-Tech C020017INT

UPC: 6970194085982