10 Best Cinema Crane for Dslrs for January 2021

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Zhiyun Crane 3S Pro Kit 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless DSLR Cinema Cameras Camcorder for Sony Canon Panasonic Nikon Camera, Blackmagic 6K 4K, Modular Design, Max Payload 6.5kg
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zhi yun Zhiyun Crane 3S Pro Kit 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless DSLR Cinema Cameras Camcorder for Sony Canon Panasonic Nikon Camera

Blackmagic 6K 4K, Modular Design, Max Payload 6.5kg

by Zhiyun
What We like

To facilitate powerful features in various shooting environment, CRANE 3S is driven by a new algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. In fast action shoot, CRANE 3S is able to resist high winds and G-forces without compromise.

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Product Features

  • Besides battery insertion, CRANE 3S offers a DC-IN port which supports up to 25.2V input for direct charging. The new exciting TransMount PowerPlus Battery Pack can house 6*18650 batteries, giving more strength to your gimbal to adapt to constant intense motions, and serving as a compact yet fast-charging power bank for your devices.
  • On CRANE 3S, the handle is detachable withTransMount SmartSling Handle. You canmount SmartSling handle featuring an intuitive control panel and OLED screen, for direct camera & gimbal parameter adjustment, or combine them together!

On crane 3s, the handle is detachable withtransmount smartsling handle. you canmount smartsling handle featuring an intuitive control panel and oled screen, for direct camera & gimbal parameter adjustment, or combine them together! Besides battery insertion, crane 3s offers a dc-in port which supports up to 25.2v input for direct charging. the new exciting transmount powerplus battery pack can house 6*18650 batteries, giving more strength to your gimbal to adapt to constant intense motions, and serving as a compact yet fast-charging power bank for your devices.

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PROAIM Spin-3 (3-Axis) Motorized Dutch Roll 360° Pan Tilt Head for Video DSLR Cinema Camera Camcorders up to 15kg/33lb with Joystick Control System | for Jib Crane Tripod + Storage Bag (PT-Spin-3)
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PROAIM Spin-3 (3-Axis) Motorized Dutch Roll 360° Pan Tilt Head for Video DSLR Cinema Camera Camcorders up to 15kg/33lb with Joystick Control System

for Jib Crane Tripod + Storage Bag (PT-Spin-3)

by PROAIM
What We like

Operates on 12v power & easily accepts external 24V DC battery

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Product Features

  • WELL ENGINEERED remote head for Cameras up to 15kg/33lb
  • DELIVERS Smooth 360 degree Panning & Tilting.
  • ACCURATE & PROPORTIONAL JOYSTICK CONTROLLER for Complete Control
  • 3 AXIS MOTORIZED CAMERA Head with HIGH TORQUE MOTORS. Also can be used as 2-Axis Camera Pan Tilt Head

Delivers smooth 360 degree panning & tilting. Accurate & proportional joystick controller for complete control 3 axis motorized camera head with high torque motors. also can be used as 2-axis camera pan tilt head Well engineered remote head for cameras up to 15kg/33lb

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ZHIYUN Crane 3S (PRO KIT) Cinema Camera Gimbal Stabilizer, 6.5KG Payload, Professional Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras
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zhi yun ZHIYUN Crane 3S (PRO KIT) Cinema Camera Gimbal Stabilizer

6.5KG Payload, Professional Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

by ZHIYUN
What We like

[Innovative Modular Handle Design] On CRANE 3S (Pro), the handle is detachable with two options: TransMount EasySling Handle and SmartSling Handle. EasySling handle is for more comfort upright & underslung operation, while SmartSling handle features an onboard control panel and OLED status screen.

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Product Features

  • [All Pro Accessories You need] Crane 3S Pro Kit includes all professional accessories you need. Video Transmission Transmitter, Battery Pack, Servo Zoom/Focus motors and more are included. Please check the full accessory list in the product description.
  • [DC Input for Direct Power and Charge] CRANE 3S offers a DC-IN port which supports up to 25.2V input for direct charging. The TransMount PowerPlus Battery Pack gives more strength to adapt to constant intense motions, and serves as a fast-charging power bank for your devices. *For camera combos over 3 kg, the PowerPlus Battery Pack is recommended.
  • [Smooth Movement with Phenomenal Speed] CRANE 3S is driven by an upgraded algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. In fast action shoot, CRANE 3S is able to resist high winds and G-forces without compromise.
  • [Camera Setups with 6.5 KG Payload] CRANE 3S is constructed with more powerful SUPER motors which allow for Max. 6.5 kg (14.3 lb) payload. The compatible cameras include Canon EOS 1DX, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras, Canon Cinema EOS, Sony FS & FX series, and RED Digital Cinema Cameras. For larger cinema camera combos, an extension module can be attched for more space.

[all pro accessories you need] crane 3s pro kit includes all professional accessories you need. video transmission transmitter, battery pack, servo zoom/focus motors and more are included. please check the full accessory list in the product description. [dc input for direct power and charge] crane 3s offers a dc-in port which supports up to 25.2v input for direct charging. the transmount powerplus battery pack gives more strength to adapt to constant intense motions, and serves as a fast-charging power bank for your devices. *for camera combos over 3 kg, the powerplus battery pack is recommended. [camera setups with 6.5 kg payload] crane 3s is constructed with more powerful super motors which allow for max. 6.5 kg (14.3 lb) payload. the compatible cameras include canon eos 1dx, blackmagic pocket cinema cameras, canon cinema eos, sony fs & fx series, and red digital cinema cameras. for larger cinema camera combos, an extension module can be attched for more space. [smooth movement with phenomenal speed] crane 3s is driven by an upgraded algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. in fast action shoot, crane 3s is able to resist high winds and g-forces without compromise.

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Zhiyun Crane 3S 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR Camera Camcorder, Cinema Camera gimbal stabilizer for Sony Canon Panasonic Nikon, Up to 14.3lb playload Blackmagic 6K 4K Modular Design Smartsling Kit
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zhi yun Zhiyun Crane 3S 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR Camera Camcorder

Cinema Camera gimbal stabilizer for Sony Canon Panasonic Nikon, Up to 14.3lb playload Blackmagic 6K 4K Modular Design Smartsling Kit

by STRENTER-ZY
What We like

Zero Swinging. Hero Security:CRANE 3S provides ultimate reliability that users can count on. The reinvented locking system can lock the three axes without noticeable swinging. The modular design is integrated with double locks to ensure the camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage.

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Product Features

  • Modular Design. Versatile Shooting:On CRANE 3S, the handle is detachable with TransMount SmartSling package,featuring an intuitive control panel and OLED screen, for direct camera & gimbal parameter adjustment, or combine them together!
  • Phenomenal Speed. Seriously Smooth: To facilitate powerful features in various shooting environment, CRANE 3S is driven by a new algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. In fast action shoot, CRANE 3S is able to resist high winds and G-forces without compromise.
  • Re-engineered for Max. 6.5kg payload: CRANE 3S is constructed with brand new SUPER motors which allow for Max. 6.5kg/14.3lb payload,It is not simply an upgrade but reconstruct for More Ambitious Camera Setups. The properly 55 tilted roll axis is designed for unblocked view and allows enough space to mount large cinema camera combos.
  • Extendable Arm. Greater Flexibility:Wider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. For larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller DSLR combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability.

Re-engineered for max. 6.5kg payload: crane 3s is constructed with brand new super motors which allow for max. 6.5kg/14.3lb payload,it is not simply an upgrade but reconstruct for more ambitious camera setups. the properly 55 tilted roll axis is designed for unblocked view and allows enough space to mount large cinema camera combos. Extendable arm. greater flexibility:wider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. for larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller dslr combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability. Modular design. versatile shooting:on crane 3s, the handle is detachable with transmount smartsling package,featuring an intuitive control panel and oled screen, for direct camera & gimbal parameter adjustment, or combine them together! Phenomenal speed. seriously smooth: to facilitate powerful features in various shooting environment, crane 3s is driven by a new algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. in fast action shoot, crane 3s is able to resist high winds and g-forces without compromise.

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ZHIYUN Crane 3S Cinema Camera Gimbal Stabilizer (SMARTSLING KIT), Professional Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR , Mirrorless Camera and Video Camera ,Max Payload 14.3lb
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zhi yun ZHIYUN Crane 3S Cinema Camera Gimbal Stabilizer (SMARTSLING KIT)

Professional Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR, Mirrorless Camera and Video Camera, Max Payload 14.3lb

by ZHIYUN
What We like

Cross-CompatibilityCRANE 3S offers a versatile solution thanks to its cross-compatibility. The handle mods are easily separated and provide multiple thread holes of different sizes to mount accessories. The modular design allows greater compatibility on CRANE 3S, like with motorized dolly, jib, cable cam, Easyrig, etc.

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Product Features

  • Zero Swinging. Hero SecurityCRANE 3S provides ultimate reliability that users can count on. The reinvented locking system can lock the three axes without noticeable swinging. The modular design is integrated with double locks to ensure the camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage.
  • Extendable Roll Axis. Greater FlexibilityWider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. For larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller DSLR combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability.
  • Phenomenal Speed/Seriously SmoothCRANE 3S is driven by a new algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. In fast action shoot, CRANE 3S can resist high winds and G-forces without compromise.
  • SUPER motors allow for Max. 14.3lb payloadZHIYUN CRANE 3S is constructed with brand new SUPER motors that allow for Max. 14.3lb payload for a wide range of camera setups. The compatible cameras include Canon EOS 1DX, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras, Canon Cinema EOS, Sony FS & FX series, and RED Digital Cinema Cameras.

Extendable roll axis. greater flexibilitywider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. for larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller dslr combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability. Super motors allow for max. 14.3lb payloadZHIYUN crane 3s is constructed with brand new super motors that allow for max. 14.3lb payload for a wide range of camera setups. the compatible cameras include canon eos 1dx, blackmagic pocket cinema cameras, canon cinema eos, sony fs & fx series, and red digital cinema cameras. Zero swinging. hero securitycrane 3s provides ultimate reliability that users can count on. the reinvented locking system can lock the three axes without noticeable swinging. the modular design is integrated with double locks to ensure the camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage. Phenomenal speed/seriously smoothcrane 3s is driven by a new algorithm system which enables phenomenal responsive speed and smoothness. in fast action shoot, crane 3s can resist high winds and g-forces without compromise.

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Zhiyun Crane 3S Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless DSLR Cinema Cameras Camcorder for Sony Canon Panasonic Nikon Camera, Blackmagic 6K 4K, Modular Design, Max Payload 6.5kg (Smartsling Handle)
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zhi yun Zhiyun Crane 3S Gimbal Stabilizer for Mirrorless DSLR Cinema Cameras Camcorder for Sony Canon Panasonic Nikon Camera

Blackmagic 6K 4K, Modular Design, Max Payload 6.5kg (Smartsling Handle)

by Zhiyun
What We like

EFFECTIVE QUICK RELEASE PLATE Crane 3S adopts Manfrotto quick release plate which allows a seamless transition between different equipment. The upgraded locking system simplifies the setup and balancing workflow

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Product Features

  • SYNCMOTIONVISUALIZED CONTROLFilmmakers will be able to motion control the gimbal while monitor shots via smartphones or monitors( Would require remote motion control system and ZY play App)
  • UNBLOCKED VIEWThe properly 55 tilted roll axis is designed for unblocked view and allows enough space to mount large cinema camera combos
  • MAX 6.5KG PAYLOADCRANE 3S is constructed with brand new SUPER motors which allow for 6.5kg payload for a wide range of camera setup including Canon EOS 1DX, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras, and even Canon Cinema EOS, Sony FS & FX series, and Red Digital Cinema Cameras
  • EXTENDABLE ROLL AXISFor larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller DSLR combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability

Max 6.5kg payloadcrane 3s is constructed with brand new super motors which allow for 6.5kg payload for a wide range of camera setup including canon eos 1dx, blackmagic pocket cinema cameras, and even canon cinema eos, sony fs & fx series, and red digital cinema cameras Syncmotionvisualized controlfilmmakers will be able to motion control the gimbal while monitor shots via smartphones or monitors( would require remote motion control system and zy play app) unblocked viewthe properly 55 tilted roll axis is designed for unblocked view and allows enough space to mount large cinema camera combos Extendable roll axisfor larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller dslr combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability

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Zhiyun Crane 2S, 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Camera, Crane2 Upgraded Version
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zhi yun Zhiyun Crane 2S

3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Camera, Crane2 Upgraded Version

by Zhiyun
What We like

On-Site Efficiency Matters: To make sure that you won't miss every decisive shots, CRANE 2S features the brand new FlexMount System which greatly simplifies the setup process while at the same time secures your camera with a double safety mechanism.You can even adjust the tightness of the safety lock to suit your needs. Also, CRANE 2S comes standard with a vertical quick release mount and a safety knob for high-quality vertical shooting.

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Product Features

  • 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 upgarded built-in focus controller and servo follow focuses that feature ultra-low delay and high precision,you will never miss any decisive shot. (Note: Servo follow focuses not included)
  • 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. Six gimbal modes, from basic to advanced, are all easily accessible on CRANE 2S: Pan Following, Locking, Following, Full-Range POV, Vortex, Go mode.
  • Crafted for Perfection: Highly optimized in motor control algorithms and motor power, CRANE 2S handles large cameras such as the BMPCC 6K, Panasonic S1H, Canon EOS 1DX Mark II, Nikon D850 with total ease. More than that, you can also mount multiple accessories on it. (Note: Please refer to the Camera Compatibility List for compatible cameras and lenses)

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 upgarded built-in focus controller and servo follow focuses that feature ultra-low delay and high precision,you will never miss any decisive shot. (note: servo follow focuses not included) 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. six gimbal modes, from basic to advanced, are all easily accessible on crane 2s: pan following, locking, following, full-range pov, vortex, go mode. Crafted for perfection: highly optimized in motor control algorithms and motor power, crane 2s handles large cameras such as the bmpcc 6k, panasonic s1h, canon eos 1dx mark ii, nikon d850 with total ease. more than that, you can also mount multiple accessories on it. (note: please refer to the camera compatibility list for compatible cameras and lenses)

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Zhiyun Crane 2S Combo 3-Axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR Camera Sony A6600 Nikon D850 Canon EOS 1DX Mark II Panasonic S1H BMPCC 6K,Vertical Shooting,0.96
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zhi yun Zhiyun Crane 2S Combo 3-Axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR Camera Sony A6600 Nikon D850 Canon EOS 1DX Mark II Panasonic S1H BMPCC 6K

Vertical Shooting, 0.96" OLED Screen, Focus Control, with Grip

by zhi yun
What We like

Vertical Shooting Made Easy--CRANE 2S comes standard with a vertical quick release mount and a safety knob for high-quality vertical shooting. (Note: To prevent the lens from leaning down, lens support is needed when shooting vertically. In cases where camera backing base is needed, the quick release plate must be tightened with the two screws provided.)

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Product Features

  • Expand for Limitless Possibilities--Designed for high-efficiency team collaboration, CRANE 2S is equipped with a dedicated slot for installing image transmission transmitter. Multiple mounting points are available on the gimbal for creative adaptation: One 1/4" screw hole on the back of the quick release plate for the camera to shift between different devices such as sliders and tripods; Two 1/4" screw holes with crown gear and one 3/8" screw hole.
  • Ultra-smooth Footage, Not Only Timelapse-- From basic to advanced, six gimbal shooting modes are all easily accessible on CRANE 2S: Pan Following/Locking/Following/Full-Range POV/Vortex/Go mode, besides, advanced cinematic features such as Panorama, Timelapse, Motionlapse, and Long Exposure Timelapse can be easily achieved with CRANE 2S.
  • Designed for Greater Compatibility--Highly optimized in motor control algorithms and motor power, CRANE 2S are easily compatible with large cameras such as/for the BMPCC 6K, Panasonic S1H, Canon EOS 1DX Mark II, Nikon D850 with total ease. With CRANE 2S, videographers can constantly switch among different cameras. More than that, you can also mount multiple accessories on it. (Note: Please refer to the Camera Compatibility List for compatible cameras and lenses)

Designed for greater compatibility--highly optimized in motor control algorithms and motor power, crane 2s are easily compatible with large cameras such as/for the bmpcc 6k, panasonic s1h, canon eos 1dx mark ii, nikon d850 with total ease. with crane 2s, videographers can constantly switch among different cameras. more than that, you can also mount multiple accessories on it. (note: please refer to the camera compatibility list for compatible cameras and lenses) Ultra-smooth footage, not only timelapse-- from basic to advanced, six gimbal shooting modes are all easily accessible on crane 2s: pan following/locking/following/full-range pov/vortex/go mode, besides, advanced cinematic features such as panorama, timelapse, motionlapse, and long exposure timelapse can be easily achieved with crane 2s. Expand for limitless possibilities--designed for high-efficiency team collaboration, crane 2s is equipped with a dedicated slot for installing image transmission transmitter. multiple mounting points are available on the gimbal for creative adaptation: one 1/4" screw hole on the back of the quick release plate for the camera to shift between different devices such as sliders and tripods; two 1/4" screw holes with crown gear and one 3/8" screw hole.

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Zhiyun Crane 3S Pro Kit [Official] Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras (PRO Package)
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zhi yun Zhiyun Crane 3S Pro Kit [Official] Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras (PRO Package)

by zhi yun
What We like

To complete challenging shooting tasks, CRANE 3S offers a versatile solution thanks to its cross-compatibility. The handle mods are easily separated and both provide multiple thread holes of different sizes to mount accessories. The modular design allows greater compatibility on CRANE 3S, like with motorized dolly, jib, cable cam, Easyrig, etc.

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • CRANE 3S provides ultimate reliability that users can count on. The reinvented locking system can lock the three axes without noticeable swinging. The modular design is integrated with double locks to ensure the camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage.
  • Wider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. For larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller DSLR combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability.
  • CRANE 3S is constructed with brand new SUPER motors which allow for 14.3lbs payload for a wide range of camera setup including Canon EOS 1DX, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras, and even Canon Cinema EOS, Sony FS & FX series, and Red Digital Cinema Cameras.

Wider compatibility is the goal but flexibility is provided. for larger cinema camera combos, users can attach an extension module onto roll axis for more space, while for smaller dslr combos, the extension module can be detached for greater portability. Crane 3s is constructed with brand new super motors which allow for 14.3lbs payload for a wide range of camera setup including canon eos 1dx, blackmagic pocket cinema cameras, and even canon cinema eos, sony fs & fx series, and red digital cinema cameras. Crane 3s provides ultimate reliability that users can count on. the reinvented locking system can lock the three axes without noticeable swinging. the modular design is integrated with double locks to ensure the camera is 100% safe on the gimbal during traveling or storage.

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PROAIM Professional Heavy Duty Portable Camera Tripod & jib Crane Floor Dolly for DSLR Video Film Cinema Camcorders (P-PRT-D)
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PROAIM Professional Heavy Duty Portable Camera Tripod & jib Crane Floor Dolly for DSLR Video Film Cinema Camcorders (P-PRT-D)

by PROAIM
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COLLAPSIBLE DESIGN makes it portable; floor dolly OFFERS QUICK and EASY SET UP.

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Product Features

  • HIGH GRADE ALUMINUM CONSTRUCTION of camcorder dolly ensures years of perfect use.
  • OUTSTANDING LOAD CAPACITY of 500kg/1100lb makes it a BEST CRANE COMPANION for flawless moving experience.
  • HEAVY DUTY PROFESSIONAL VIDEO CAMERA DOLLY adds dynamism and compelling depth in your shots.
  • ENABLES to use your TRIPOD IN 3 LEGGED CONFIGURATION.

Outstanding load capacity of 500kg/1100lb makes it a best crane companion for flawless moving experience. High grade aluminum construction of camcorder dolly ensures years of perfect use. Enables to use your tripod in 3 legged configuration. Heavy duty professional video camera dolly adds dynamism and compelling depth in your shots.

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