Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab is another novelty from the Zhiyun brand, which replaced the predecessor of the Crane 2. Tangible innovations include a control knob located at the back, added load capacity (up to 4.5 kg), an additional servo drive needed for more precise control of the Zoom, as well as make a stream on a mobile device wirelessly. Another notable implementation is fixing and connecting the phone as a control screen.
Advantages of the new Crane 3 Lab:
FULL HD - now with wireless transmission
Modern technology of wireless transmission of images to devices with Android or iOS OS makes it possible to carry out adjustments in real time. Also, mobile devices can be used as an additional monitor for monitoring. Video is transmitted with a maximum resolution of up to 1080P.
Load capacity up to 4.5 kg
The load capacity of the new Crane 3 LAB Standikam has been increased to 4.5 kg. This move makes it possible to use the novelty not only with SLR and mirrorless cameras available today, but also with modern video equipment.
Multifunctional control panel
Comfortable control panel with ergonomic shape, provides comfort. Now you can set the desired command without any problems or switch the mode, controlling the installed camera or the stabilizer settings as accurately as possible.
The introduction of the ViaTouch system makes it possible to use the camera with the same comfort as a regular smartphone. Control stabilizer, camera settings and photo-video can be freely combined.
Portability and ease of setup
Each axis of Zhiyun Crane 3 LAB has a special fuse that simplifies the balancing process. By locking one axis, you can avoid changing its settings when balancing the second axis. Later, having saved the settings made, they can be quickly used if necessary, including shooting in motion.
The improvement in the series has also affected the handle - now it is more ergonomic and can rotate. If a tripod is used, then it is quite possible to use a two-handed grip - when one hand is focused on control and the other on focusing.
Quick release plate
The updated version of Standikam adopted a special quick-detachable platform from previous models that conforms to the Manfrotto standard.
Work time - 18 hours
The maximum operation time of the Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab stabilizer is up to 18 hours.