The Zhiyun Crane 3 is their pinnacle camera gimble stabilizer, suitable of supporting camera set-ups which weigh up to 4.5kg (9.92lbs) and producing incredibly smooth camera footage.
The Zhiyun CRANE 3 LAB boasts a versatile and ergonomic structure that even revolutionises the entire appearance. By holding the handle of the gimbal in a handy underslung position, you’ll find CRANE 3 LAB extremely effort-saving and flexible.
In 2018, ZHIYUN first comes up with the suffix of “LAB” for the flagship gimbals in ZHIYUN product series. Gimbals tagged with “LAB” are of the best configurations in their own series, representing the cutting-edge innovation from ZHIYUN.
CRANE 3 LAB is the only gimbal on the market that is integrated with wireless FHD image transmission, focus & zoom control, touch control and all-inclusive control panel. Designed for professional filmmakers, CRANE 3 LAB is invincible in the industry.
With longer axis arms and an incredible payload, CRANE 3 LAB is compatible with almost all the best-selling DSLRs and video lenses on the market.
Adopting aviation grade motors and a brand new structure, CRANE 3 LAB enjoys 50% noise reduction and 100% increase in motor torque. With 150% improvement in response speed, the gimbal can mobilise focus and zoom control synchronically, making it the first of its kind in the industry.
ViaTouch, a built-in image transmission system that opens up a new chapter for professional filmmaking.
ViaTouch Control System enables users to take care of every detail simply on a phone screen. You can make various gimbal movements and camera settings while framing the shots simultaneously all via a same screen. Filming on a camera would just be as easy as filming on a phone.
The wireless image transmission technology applied to CRANE 3 LAB supports video streaming up to 1080P. For its great compatibility with smartphones and tablets of both Android and iOS systems, most digital devices around you can be readily used as a monitor. With live preview and real-time parameter settings, you can frame and take shots from any angle at any view.
Equipped with both focus and zoom modules, CRANE 3 LAB allows synchronous zoom and focus adjustment via the tactile wheel or touch screen of mobile phones.
In addition to the hardware modules, zoom and focus control can also be controlled through ViaTouch –an iOS and Android based control system. Precise control of zoom and focus is available whether you work alone or with a team.
Inspired by the control stick grips in cockpits, multiple buttons and thumb wheels are added to CRANE 3 LAB. With these super functional tools and an intuitive OLED screen, you can easily perform full control on both gimbal and camera including mode switch, camera control and various customised gimbal settings.
Popular filmmaking features such as timelapse, motionlapse, long exposure timelapse, panorama are available with CRANE 3 LAB, fully equipped for diversified creativity.
CRANE 3 LAB is designed with a latch on each axis which makes it super easy to balance. You can lock certain axes while balancing the other and save the current setup for next time. It’s a versatile equipment for run-and-gun filmmaker to carry around and start instant shooting anywhere anytime.
The Manfrotto quick release plate of CRANE 3 LAB has no thumb screw on it. Instead, users can use the camera locking latch to hold the camera in place fast and convenient.
Matched with multiple customized accessories, CRANE 3 LAB brings you experience of professional filmmaking.
With 3 18650 batteries, CRANE 3 LAB promises an incredible run time of 7.5 hours.