Super Functional Design
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.
*Find camera compatibility details here.
Aviation Grade Motors
Adopting aviation grade motors and a brand new structure, CRANE 3 LAB enjoys 50% noise reduction and 100% increase in motor torque, in comparison with the CRANE 2. With 150% improvement in respond speed, the gimbal can mobilize focus and zoom control synchronically, making it the first of its kind in the industry.
ViaTouch Control System
ViaTouch, a built-in image transmission system that opens up a new chapter for professional filmmaking.
Control via One Screen
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.
1080P Full HD Image Transmission
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.
Synchronous Zoom & Focus Control
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.
Dual Zoom & Focus Control System
In addition to the hardware modules, zoom and focus control can also be realized 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.
All-Inclusive Control Panel
Inspired by the control stick grips in cockpits, multiple buttons and thumbwheels 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 customized gimbal settings.
Automated Advanced Features
Popular filmmaking features such as timelapse, motionlapse, long exposure timelapse, panorama are available with CRANE 3 LAB, fully equipped for diversified creativity.
Crafted Latch Design
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.
Perfectly tackles the transport problem of gimbals and cameras, and facilitates quick setup and scene transition. Releases users’ creativity when combined with the Sling mode of CRANE 3 LAB. With both Servo Follow Focus and Servo Zoom / Focus Controller to greatly expand the application scope of CRANE 3 LAB.
- Convenient Camera & Hanging System: With military-level hanging system, TransMount Multifunctional Camera Belt allows you to hang your lens bag, TransMount Quick Release Base Plate and other accessories which improves your workflow.
- 360° Rotation Design: With the 360° unlimited angle, you can view the composition whether you are holding it high or sticking it to the ground, easy for you to deal with freestyle angle shots.
- Quick Release and Setup Design: Quick setup kit originally created by ZHIYUN allows you to release and set up the tripod/monopod on the stabiliser quickly instead of screwing it on. The kit allows you to switch between upright mode and underslung mode in a second.
- Always in Focus: Compatible with almost all cameras and lenses on the market. Featuring enhanced motor power with high precision focusing and zooming.
- Latch and Lock onto Gimbal Bag or Camera Belt: Latch design for safe hanging of camera on ZHIYUN gimbal bag or camera belt.
- Greater Flexibility for Jib Shots: TransMount telescopic monopod with locking buckle can help you create amazing jib shots of different angles.
Compatibility: Camera Compatibility List
Tilt Mechanical Range: Max: +180°; Standard: 273°; Min: -93°
Roll Mechanical Range: Standard: 360°; Unlimited rotation
Pan axis movement angle range: Standard: 360°; Unlimited rotation
Valid Payload: Max: 4500 g; Min: 650 g
Operation Voltage: Max: 12.6 v; Standard: 11.1 v; Min: 9.8 v
Operation Temperature: Max: 45°C; Standard: 25°C; Min: -10°C
Battery Runtime: Max: 7.5 h
Charging Time: Standard: 4 h