Zhiyun has launched its newest “small but mighty” gimbal, the Zhiyun Crane M3 – a three-axis gimbal that is the size of a 500ml bottle of water and options a built-in LED fill mild and touchscreen management.
Designed for digital camera telephones, motion cameras and full-frame mirrorless cameras (with sure lenses), the Zhiyun Crane M3 claims compatibility with “over 90% of mirrorless cameras”.
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Promising a higher consumer expertise than the earlier Crane, the M3’s quick-release design facilitates seamless altering between digital camera sorts – in addition to contemporary batteries – with out the want for rebalancing.
Upgraded motors with elevated torque ought to ship improved stability, with a new 1.22-inch full shade touchscreen enabling granular changes to observe velocity in addition to settings akin to portrait, go-mode and vortex mode.
The built-in receiver at the base could be paired with a transmitter module for wi-fi Bluetooth management of sure digital camera our bodies, with a management wheel and joystick (to control roll, aperture, shutter and ISO) provide easy one-handed operation.
The Zhiyun Crane M3’s built-in LED fill mild, powered by warmth generated by the machine, is rated at 800 lumen – at its 6W peak it delivers 2600-5400K shade temperature with a 90+ CRI. Magnetic mild filter equipment are additionally accessible, including additional management to the illumination.
Professional microphones could be simply and immediately related to the M3’s TransMount Expansion Base, eradicating the want so as to add cables or weight to the digital camera itself. The gimbal comes with TransMount Shotgun Microphone as normal, with a 6.5mm audio jack.
The Zhiyun Crane M3 is available now, beginning at $369 / £369 (Australian pricing TBC) for the standalone stabilizer.
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