The Zhiyun Crane 3S Gimbal Gets A Big Bump in Payload Capacity

The Zhiyun CRANE 3S fills a need for filmmakers working with heavier cine gear.

Zhiyun has introduced the Crane 3S for filmmakers seeking a 3-axis gimbal with a higher capacity payload that won’t break the bank. While it’s not a replacement for the Crane 3 LAB, it echos its design. The Crane 3S is not only a traditional handheld gimbal but can be easily integrated with a jib, cable cam, or car mount.

Key Features

  • 14.3 lb Payload (6.5 kg)
  • Zoom and Focus Wheel
  • Detachable Handle
  • Updated Axis Locking System
  • ViaTouch 2.0 Remote Motion Control

Modular Design & Motors

The updated motor design has a payload capacity of 14.3 lbs (6.5 kg) that makes it compatible with the ARRI Mini LF, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras, Canon Cinema EOS, Fujifilm G and X series, Nikon Z7/Z6, RED, Panasonic S1H, and Sony FS and FX cameras. The full compatibility list can be found here.

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