Crane 2S

To meet the needs of different work tasks, videographers have to constantly switch among different cameras and Crane 2S is ready to embrace the challenge. Highly optimized in motor control algorithms and motor power, Crane 2S handles large cameras such as the BMPCC 6K, Panasonic S1H, and EOS 1DX Mark III with total ease. More than that, you can also mount multiple accessories on it and shoot vertically.

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9th Instune high axis response algorithm, large camera support: BMPCC 6K, S1H
Easy switch between modes
Standard & Vertical camera mounting plates
Digital & Mechanical Focus Control
0.96" OLED Display
Up to 12-hour battery runtime

    Vertical Shooting Made Easy

    With mobile traffic gaining the upper hand, it's foreseeable that videographers will receive more work requests on vertical content. Crane 2S comes standard with a vertical quick release mount and a safety knob for high-quality vertical shooting.

    Precise Digital & Mechanical Focus Control

    Crane 2S is pushing boundaries not just in terms of loading performance, but also with its film-grade focus control ability. With its upgraded built-in focus controller and servo follow focuses that feature ultra-low delay and high precision, you will never miss any decisive shots.

    *Note: Please choose which follow focus to control when installed with two servo follow focuses.

    Maximized Payload. Minimized Weight

    To enhance the practicality of Crane 2S as a reliable and sturdy workhorse, the handle of it is built with carbon fibre, lightening the physical burden of videographers without compromising loading capacity of the gimbal.

    Say Hi to Buttery Smooth Movement

    Six gimbal modes, from basic to advanced, are all easily accessible on Crane 2S: Pan Following, Locking, Following, Full-Range POV, Vortex, Go mode.

    Bigger Screen to Boost Your Productivity

    The new 0.96" OLED screen offers a bigger vision. With it, you will be able to go through the entire menu within seconds and switch between different modes swiftly.

    Axis Locking Mechanism 2.0

    The upgraded axis locking mechanism 2.0 adopts a two-phase locking design. Your camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage.

    Removable Batteries for Maximized Runtime

    The Crane 2S is outfitted with 3 removable 18650 Li-ion batteries which offer a 12-hour runtime. For time-demanding tasks, videographers can easily prolong the runtime of the gimbal with some backup batteries.

    TransMount Ecosystem

    The TransMount ecosystem of accessories is here to better serve videographers with the TransMount image transmission system, quick setup kits, monopod, servo zoom/focus motors, etc.


    Following Deviation in Static State
    Max: ± 0.04° / Min: ± 0.01°
    Following Deviation in Motion State
    Max: ± 0.3° / Standard: ± 0.1° /Min: ± 0.05°
    Tilt Mechanical Range
    Max: +155° / Min: -91°
    Roll Mechanical Range
    Max: +237.5° / Min: -57.5°
    Pan Mechanical Range
    Operation Voltage
    Max: 12.6V / Min: 9.8V /Standard: 11.1V
    Operation Current
    Standard: 160mA
    5V, 1A
    Battery Capacity
    2600mAh (Three 18650 Li-Ion Batteries)
    Battery Runtime
    Lab Data: 12h
    Charging Time
    Lab Data: 4h
    Size & Weight
    Product Size (W*D*H)
    453*230*68mm (Folded, without quick release plate)
    Net Weight
    4.1lbs (Tripod and Battery are not included)

    What's in the Box

    Crane 2S Stabilizer




    USB Cables


    3x18650 batteries


    Battery Charger


    Lens Support Holder


    Lens Support Screw


    Storage Box


    Camera Compatibility List

    A1, A9II, A9, A7R4, A7M4, ILME-FX3, A7R3, A7M3, A7S3, A7R2, A7M2, A7S2, A7C, ZV-E10, A6600, A6500, A6400, A6300, A6100
    D850, D780, Z5, Z6, Z6II, Z7, Z7II, Z30, Z50, ZFC, D6, Z9
    5D MARK III, 5D MARK IV, 5DS, 5DS R, 6D MARK II, 80D, 90D, M50, EOS M6 MARK II, EOS R5, EOS R6, EOS R7, EOS R10, EOS R, EOS RP, 1DX3, 1DX2, C70,
    G9, GH5, GH5S, S5, S1, S1H, GH6, DC-BGH1
    X-T3, X-T4, X-H2S, X-T30
    E2C, E2, E2 F6
    4K, 6K, 6K PRO

    Which is the Best for You?

    Crane 2S
    Crane 3S
    Weebill 3
    Net Weight
    1880g/ 3.97lb
    2470g/ 5.45lb
    1130.8g/ 2.49lb
    Maximum Compatibility Setup
    ZCAM E2F+ Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
    6500g/ 14.33lb
    Nikon D850 + Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8L DG
    Running Time
    Charging Time
    Battery Type
    Removable Lithium Battery
    Removable Lithium Battery
    Built-in Lithium Battery
    Quick Charge
    Max 24W PD
    Quick Release Structure
    Single Quick Release Plate
    Single Quick Release Plate
    Manfrotto Standard Double-Layer Quick Release Plate
    PF/ F/ L/ POV/ V/ Go+Portrait
    PF/ F/ L/ POV/ V/ Go
    PF/ F/ L/ POV/ V/ Go+Portrait
    0.96-inch Non-touch Single-color screen
    0.96-inch Non-touch Single-color screen
    Fill Light
    Built-in Dual-color Fill light 1000lm
    Audio Solution
    Built-in Hi-Fi microphone
    Image Transmission
    Remote Control
    ZY Play & VC100
    ZY Play & VC100
    ZY Play & VC100
    Axis Operation Range
    Tilt: 246°/ Roll: 295°/Pan: 360°
    Tilt: 360°/ Roll: 330°/Pan: 360°
    Tilt: 310°/ Roll: 340°/Pan: 360°


    Crane 2S cannot connect with camera or control it?

    1. Please confirm your camera whether in our official camera compatiblity list.
    2. Please confirm whether you use wrong connection cable.
    3. Please check the notes of camera connection.
    *For details of supported camera models for CRANE-2S, please visit the official website of ZHIYUN ( and check the "CRANE-2S Camera Compatibility List"

    The gimbal starts vibrate after turning it on?

    1. Please check whether you balance the camera, and the gimbal can support the weight of camera.
    2. Please set the motor force in the setting of the gimbal, and chose suitable motor force.
    3. Please check whether the camera is installed well and close to Tilt Axis Motor, and tighten all lock switches.
    4. Please check whether screws on motor arm are loose.

    The screen shows "Axis Lock" and makes noise after turning it on?

    1. Please ensure the gimbal has been balanced before turning it on.
    2. Please check all motor locks have been unlocked.
    3. Please check the motor force.

    The gimbal cannot be balanced after turning it on?

    Long press M button to sleep mode after turning the gimbal on, and stand for more than 10 seconds without any external interference. If unsloved, you need to connect with ZY Play app to six-side calibration and motor initialization.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 9 reviews
    Dariusz Pieczewski



    Fantastic! Well, it's a little heavy, and that's expected. But it's works well! My only problem with every Gimbal after the Weebill S, is that when in PF Mode (Pan Follow) the gimbal doesn't follow fast enough to keep up with your motion. Other than that, best purchase I have ever made.

    Frank Ghia
    Made very well

    So far so good very happy with my purchase

    Zhiyun Sucks ASS at CUSTOMER SUPPORT
    Damaged Batteries And NO CUSTOMER SUPPORT

    Received damaged batteries and the customer support is ABSOLUTE SHIT I'm sure the gimbal is great, if I COULD GET SOME CUSTOMER FUCKING SUPPORT

    Joel Marques
    Crane 2S - Pro Kit

    Satisfied 100%, the order went within the deadline shown on the website. Good customer service.
    Products with excellent quality and good finishes!