Read the latest issue here

Zhiyun Unveils Crane-M2S

Posted on Mar 18, 2022 by Alex Fice

This powerful camera gimbal is small, strong, super-light and cost-effective

Zhiyun has launched the Crane-M2S for wide ranging cameras, from smartphones to action-cams and mirrorless cameras. For those in the market for a lighter, more agile device for smaller cameras and lenses, the Crane-M2S is a highly cost-effective alternative to the Crane-M3, offering longer battery life and faster charging time than the Crane-M2, with the ability to charge whilst operating.

The Crane-M2S is highly portable, weighing just 549g, with the capacity to hold heavy loads such as the Sony A7SIII small prime lenses. Offering stronger motors and extended axes compared to the Crane-M2 series, it’s a great piece of kit for high velocity, run-and-gun filmmakers.

Key features include a built-in 0.66” display showing real-time status and the operating parameters of the camera and gimbal. A range of operating modes are available, including Pan Follow, Lock, POV, Vortex, Go and more.

Incorporated in the body of the Crane-M2S is an ultra-bright light that uses Lumen Amplifier technology to produce over 1000 lumens of brightness within 2.8 cubic metres – perfect for capturing subjects directly in shot. The light offers five levels of adjustability and four colour filters, giving filmmakers plenty of options to get creative with their shots.

The Crane-M2S also features Zhiyun’s latest quick release technology, previously only seen in its flagship gimbals. A dual safety lock mechanism also ensures that equipment stays firmly attached to the gimbal.

Charging up to 12W via a USB-C connector is supported, taking just 100 minutes to reach full charge, which will allow the gimbal to run for up to 10 hours.

The Crane-M2S can be bought individually for £259 or with the Combo package, which includes a customised bag, for £329. For more information, visit Zhiyun’s website.



Your questions answered by CVP’s expe...

May 5th, 2023

The technical specialists at Britain’s number one retailer, CVP are here to help you...

Mini Test: 3 Legged Thing tripod Levelli...

January 25th, 2022

Quirky British tripod experts 3 Legged Thing is known for its funky, yet functional...

Mini Test: DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Comb...

January 26th, 2022

The New DJI Action 2 is a compact, rugged action camera with incredible image...

Mirrorless EOS Grows Up

April 19th, 2022

The latest full-frame camera from Canon is the first mirrorless to use a larger,...

Sign up to the newsletter!

Subscribe to the Pro Moviemaker newsletter to get the latest issue of the magazine, news, special offers, occasional surveys and carefully selected partner offerings delivered direct to your inbox.

You may opt-out at any time. Privacy Policy.