3 in 1 Handheld Gimbal (Compact Cameras, Smartphone & Action Cam)

Product Code: ZHI-C020016EUR

Suggested Retail Price £216+VAT

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Stock status: In Stock; available from resellers

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  • 3 in 1 Handheld Gimbal (Compact Cameras, Smartphone & Action Cam)
  • For Cameras & Smartphones up to 720g
  • 360° Pan, 310° Tilt & 324° Roll Rotation
  • Compact Ultra-Portable Design
  • 6 Gimbal Modes available
  • Smooth Zoom at Fingertips
  • One-Button Quick Release Camera System
  • Built-In Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
  • ZY PLAY App enables More Advanced Functions (iOS/Android)


  • Charge Time: Standard: 2 hours
  • Pan Angle Range: 360°
  • Payload: 720g
  • Roll Angle Range: 324°
  • Run Time: Max: 7 hours
  • Tilt Angle Range: 310°
  • Weight: 500g (not including tripod)

CRANE-M2's all-in-one design, offers great compatibility for multiple devices, including compact cameras, light mirrorless cameras, smartphones* and action cameras*.
* Dedicated accessories are needed for mounting phone and action cameras

Small Body. Bigger Vision

With a sleek body and compact size, CRANE-M2 offers great comfort and unrivalled control over your camera. CRANE-M2 easily goes wherever you go, so you'll never miss capturing that perfect moment again.

Unleash Infinite Possibilities

6 Gimbal Modes available

  • PF (Pan Following Mode)
    The camera will follow the handle movements. Shoot everywhere as you like.The camera pans as you turn the gimbal left and right. One of the favorites for travelers. A must-have for hyperlapse.
  • L (Locking Mode)
    The camera direction is locked so you won't miss a shot in any situation.
  • POV (Point of View Mode)
    Full-Range POV Mode, allows 360°synchronous movement on all three axes, offering an immersive experience like never before.
  • V (Vortex Mode)
    Vortex Mode, gives you the freedom to make 360°barrel shots in all dimensions.
  • F (Following Mode)
    The camera will follow the handle movements. Shoot everywhere as you like.
  • GO (Go Mode)
    And with Go Mode, you can capture every fast movement without missing a single beat.

Smooth Zoom at Fingertips

A single push of the slider on side of the handle, you can zoom in/out to capture smooth footage at a distance.

All in a Glance

The intuitive OLED display shows: gimbal mode, Bluetooth & connection status, battery level and various gimbal parameters.

Vlogging Non-Stop

CRANE-M2 boasts an impressive runtime of up to 7 hours to keep you powered throughout your adventures.
Besides charging your phone, CRANE-M2 can also be charged with a power bank.

Seamless Camera Control

With the WiFi-and-Bluetooth control module, CRANE-M2 allows control your camera wirelessly through the gimbal handle.
Once paired via ZY Play, your camera and gimbal will automatically pair again when turned on.

Ready for Creation Anytime

CRANE-M2 is designed with a whole new quick release system - Lite. You can quickly mount or dismount your camera with a single press of the lock button. And with a unique scale mark and memory lock, balancing can be easily finished and preserved, once and forever, saving much trouble of readjustment every time.

ZY Play is a professional camera app designed for ZHIYUN stabilizer users, to enable a quick and simple way to use our stabilizers. By connecting to our app, you are able to fully explore the features of ZHIYUN stabilizers. Highlighting professional services, ZHIYUN team is speeding up the app update with new features and performance improvements, making your filmmaking experience even more delightful and personal!

  • Record high-quality videos at 4K resolution
  • Capture wide views with Panorama
  • Enable amazing nighttime shooting with Long Exposure
  • Create an emotional aura or stress a moment with Slow Motion
  • Perfectly depict the passage of time with Timelapse
  • Realize more dynamic visual effect with 3-axis Timelapse
  • Feature Vertigo mode, making cinematic filmmaking accessible for everyone!
  • Adjust camera params on your phone with just one tap on Manual mode
  • Apply filters to bring out the beauty of your photos
  • Adjust params directly using the control panel on the stabilizer
  • Intelligent motors under Scene mode
  • Upload and share your videos to the online community Lightollector
  • Transform your video into incredible footage with Video Editor

***Some features may not be available on all devices

Features iOS Android
Video Available Available
Panorama Available, but the result may depend on the shooting environment Available, but the result may depend on the shooting environment
Multiple Exposure Available Unavailable
Long Exposure Available Unavailable
Slow Motion Available Depend on phone model
Timelapse Available Depend on phone model
Motion Timelapse Available Depend on phone model
Vertigo effect Available Depend on phone model
Filter Available Unavailable
Live Available Unavailable
Switch between front and back cameras Available Available
Albums Available Available
Resolution Resolution may depend on the phone model Resolution may depend on the phone model
Manual mode Params and scale may depend on phone model Params and scale may depend on phone model
Grid Available Available
Flashlight Available Available
Stabilization Available Available
Scene mode Available Available
Application mode Available Available
Camera brands Available Available
Motor torque Available Available
Video quality Available Available
Offline calibration Available Available
Motor calibration Available Available
Params adjustment Available Available
Device Information Available Available
Video/Photo Edit Available Unavailable
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  • 1x CRANE-M2
  • 1x Tripod
  • 1x Quick Release Plate
  • 1x Wrist Strap
  • 1x USB Type-C Cable
  • 1x 1/4" Camera Fixing Screw
  • 1x Phone Holder
  • 1x Storage Case
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