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Zhiyun Announces CRANE-M2 Compact Stabiliser For Smartphones & Cameras

The CRANE-M2 is an all-in-one stabiliser that's compatible with multiple devices and offers various camera controls.

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CRANE-M2 Compact Stabiliser For Smartphones & Cameras


Zhiyun is a popular gimbal manufacturer and they have just introduced a camera stabiliser to their range.

The CRANE-M2 is compatible with compact digital cameras, light mirrorless cameras, mobile phones and action cameras*. Plus, it offers advanced controls via WiFi/Bluetooth, new video modes, eight-hour battery life, fingertip control and an OLED display. 

Quick In Use 

A new quick-release plate makes it much easier to remove the camera from the stabiliser and remount the camera while the scale mark and positioning memory lock mean that balancing and setup only take seconds. 

For easy portability, the unique pin and latch design also prevent the axes from swinging around during storage, which lets the CRANE-M2 fold up and locks quickly to fit into a backpack or even a pocket.


CRANE-M2 Compact Stabiliser For Smartphones & Cameras


Build & Modes

The CRANE-M2 is small and compact while still having powerful motors to deal with multiple devices or scenarios. The handle provides a comfortable grip and gives easy access to all the controls at your fingertips, right on the handle while a glance at the bright, intuitive OLED display is enough to see the gimbal mode, Bluetooth and WIFI status, battery level and other important parameters.

As well as the three basic modes Pan Follow (PF), Follow (F) and Lock (L), Zhiyun’s CRANE-M2 offers a Full-Range POV Mode, a Vortex Mode, Go Mode and Selfie Mode. 

The CRANE-M2 is compatible with the ZY Play app and it also has quarter-inch threaded holes for mounting audio, lighting and monitoring equipment. 


Pricing & Availability 

Priced at £259, the CRANE-M2 is available now. For more information on all features of CRANE-M2, visit the Zhiyun website

*A dedicated accessory is required for mounting mobile phones or action cameras.

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27 Aug 2019 2:15PM
The camera compatibility list refer to the software compatibility not wait compatibility. This Crane M2 review shows that it can be used with a 6 years old DSRL camera. For "basic" operations will work with almost any camera bellow the max weight limit.

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