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Zhiyun Crane M2S | 2021-2022


Zhiyun Crane M2S | 2021-2022
ZHIYUN CRANE M2S | 2021-2022

Designers: Ke Zhou, Xin Wang, Caner Wu, Crane M2S Design Team, Zhiyun Guilin Zhisen Information Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PR China
Manufacturer: Zhiyun Guilin Zhisen Information Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PR China


Zhiyun Crane M2S | 2021-2022
Zhiyun Crane M2S | 2021-2022

Project Description

ZHIYUN’s CRANE-M2S is a small, super-light gimbal, yet strong enough to hold various cameras, including smartphones, action-cams, and mirrorless cameras. Designed to feel completely natural in the hand during use, the CRANE-M2S features a built-in 0.66-inch display that offers real-time status and operating parameters of the camera and gimbal, giving users a convenient at-a-glance view while they shoot.

Various operating modes are available in the CRANE-M2S, including Pan Follow (the tilt axis and roll axis motors are locked, and the camera rotates with the handle while panning horizontally); Follow (the roll axis motor is locked, and the tilt axis and pan axis motors follow the rotation of the handle); Lock; POV (all three motors move when the handle is rotated); Vortex; Go; and more.

Featuring ZHIYUN’s latest quick-release technology previously only used in its flagship gimbals, the V-shape design provides better working efficiency allowing quick interchange between the cameras used with the gimbal. Dual safety locks ensure the equipment always remains attached when you need it to.

At just 549g, the CRANE-M2S is highly portable, just like a phone gimbal, but with the capacity to hold cameras up to the Sony A7SIII with small prime lenses. The super lightweight body is combined with stronger motors and extended axes compared to the standard CRANE-M2 series, making it a must-have for high-velocity, run-and-gun filmmakers.

An ultra-bright light is built into the CRANE-M2S. Using Lumen Amplifier technology, it can produce over 1,000 lumens brightness within 2.8 cubic meters, ideal for capturing subjects directly in a shot. With five levels of adjustability and four color filters, it gives users more creative potential and control.

Supporting USB PD fast charging up to 12W via its USB-C connector, a full charge time can be achieved in just 100 mins, allowing the CRANE-M2S to run for up to 10 hours*. For compatible devices, cameras can be directly connected via USB-C cable to engage direct shutter control and supply up to 5V/1A of power directly to the camera, extending its battery life.