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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 369 reviews

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  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Works fine. But

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I have a canon 77D with lens 50mm 1.4 And this product works fine but I can see little bit of struggle. I think it doesn’t have enough power to handle my equipment. The price is very good! I already try, and I like it!

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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great gimbal for the Sony Alpha

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    Owned for 6 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I use this primarily with my Sony A7iii, and I’ve customized it to fit my needs. My only wish would be for it to hold heavier weights. I still recommend it.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Love this Gimbal

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    Pros mentioned:
    Price, Stabilization, Video quality

    Using this with Canon 5d mark IV and 24 - 105 L f/4. Total weight about 1500 grams. Works beautifully. But, you must get the latest firmware and go into the Zhiyun Gimbal Tools App and set the motor power to "high". This allows the higher weight of the canon DSLR. I used a iMacPro and the Mac version of the Gimbal Tools. Works great. Amazingly smooth and stabilized video for a steal of a price. I'm sure the new DJI and new Zhiyun products have more features, but bang for the buck is great on this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good, Not Great

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    Pros mentioned:
    Stabilization, Video quality

    Buyer Beware that this gimbal malfunctions as the camera mounting plate was designed to large. The plate physically hits and damages the motor assembly. This is a poor design and will damage your gimbal when using it. I have contacted Zhiyun through FB Support and they ignore the problem and demand videos, photos, etc., but this issue is well documented online with their support and they are well aware of it. Otherwise, the product does function good and does provide stable video....just be aware that you will incur damage from its own poor product design. I have yet to resolve this issue with them, so support is not great either.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Works great for my Sony A7 III

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    Pros mentioned:
    Stabilization, Video quality

    10/10 would recommend! This thing works great, and delivers buttery smooth footage from my mirorless SLR.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Awesome gimbal!

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    Pros mentioned:
    Ease of use, Stabilization

    I was leaning towards getting a DJI Osmo but since I already owned DSLR cameras and since they do better in lowlight settings, I took the plunge on the Crane v2. I owned a previous "stabilizer" that was a pain to get balance, but the Zhiyun Crane v2 made balancing as simple as mounting and pushing a button. Would buy this 100 times over. It takes a little getting used to but it is an awesome device. Have used it already a few times on shoots and look forward to mastering my skills with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Larger cameras will have clearance issues

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Pros mentioned:
    Shots

    I purchased this item hoping to use it with my Canon EOS 6D. It took a minute to figure out the balancing, and even more minutes to figure out the hand controls. There are a lot of youtube videos on this, so it isn't a huge detractor. My camera is fairly large, it's a full frame camera, and I have a heavy lens. There were times the gimble would have to work really hard to keep up with it. It was noticeable with vibration in the hand. When it wasn't struggling to keep up with the weight, it did work very well on smoothing out the shots I took. I will also say the quality of the product is excellent. My intention when purchasing this item was to use it when my Wife and I go on vacation to make some videos about our travels. However, once I received it, I realized this wasn't an item I would want to pack with us. Pros: Quality Fairly easy to set up. Tons of videos on usage as well as tips and tricks. Cons: weight. size. Overall this is a good product with a lot of features. If you have a lot of space and a smaller camera, this product should work very well for you. It does have a learning curve on the controls, but as I stated before there are a ton of videos on how to use it.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    I tried on my 5D...

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    So, for all 5D canon users. I have a 5D mark iv and I tried balancing just the body and it barley worked. When the box comes in, it says that it holds up to 3.3lbs compare to the description online. Also, I know you're supposed to do the update in order for it to work for the 5D (for those that don't know much about this product). When I went to the website to get the update for the 5D, it wasn't on there and I looked everywhere! So, I ended up returning it last week. I'm hoping that they get one that holds more weight, or I'll get it somewhere else. For Sony people, I know that you'll love this thing! It's just not for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great but.

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    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I'm a new videographer so I decided to purchase this as my first gimbal. I will say after a few hours of trying to figure out how to use it it does produce very good quality video stability. My only downfall is I wish that they had a CD or a link to someone showing you directly how to stabilizer for the first time.

    Features

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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Zhiyun Gimbal

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    Owned for 5 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This is a easy Gimbal to use it is good for a first time user. It works very good with light weight Cameras(mirrorless cameras work the best) It does not work well with heavier cameras. such as 80d Canon and above or full frame cameras. This a good piece of equipment, I would recommend it for the beginners.

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    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great product

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    Saw a number of very positive reviews on other sites. I ordered and received the product last week and set it up over the weekend. Was surprisingly easy to do. Took me a little less than ten minutes and it was ready to use. Ended up shooting about an hours worth of videos on Sunday. Kind of made me into an instant semi-pro. I definitely recommend this product. It is not a toy but a real professional quality accessory.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    It’s great but there are better options

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    Owned for 7 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    The gimbal works as is and for the price it is great, but there are better options that are more versatile. If you’re looking for a gimbal that works for heavier camera like Canon EOS SL2 it’ll have some trouble. The motor can barely tilt the camera up or down, especially with the lens. There also a weight minimum due to the way it’s built. Some handhelds won’t work on the gimbal unless extra weight is added. The battery dies pretty quickly like 1-1.5 hours of continuous use. There was also a card that came with it that says it’s compatible with an app but it doesn’t actually work. That’s doesn’t really have an affect on my review but it kinda was like a sad surprise. Save your money for something better, honestly. I’m not necessarily happy with the purchase. I don’t want you to feel the same.

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    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great value when on sale.

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I use this with a Nikon D750 and Irix 13mm lens which is a fairly heavy Prosumer rig. This gimbal handles it fine as long as it is balanced properly when you start. I’ve not had an issue with battery life or drifting as some others have described. All in all, I am happy with the purchase. I don’t use any of the Bluetooth/lens control features so I cannot comment on them from experience.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great for beginners

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Sometimes it moves unexpectedly to “refocus” itself... which is annoying when you have a super good shot. It’s a noticeable move in the footage.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great straight out of the box!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This is my second Zhiyun crane; they're that good. Unlike my first one, this one came with the most up-to-date firmware version right out of the box. After some simple calibrations to the axises, I was fully operational in minutes. If you're looking for a gimbal that can support a Sony A7sII w/ lens equating almost 3.5lbs with ease...this is the gimbal for you. Can't beat the price compared to other gimbals in it's category, and the quality is surprisingly good!

    Features

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    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great affordable gimbal

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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This works perfectly as an entry level gimbal. Very affordable option.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
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    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Awesome product

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Great stabilizer. I would highly recommend this product to anyone

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Very Effective Small Stabilizer

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This is a really good stabilizer. I purchased it for my canon EOS R. I mostly use my older Canon L glass lenses with the adapter. This makes for very little adjustment room with the added length of the adapter but I have still found it usable with the camera body and adapter and 24-105 IS lens. I’m sure there would be a little more adjustment room with some of the IR lenses with the R body but it still works.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    FANTASTIC

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    Owned for 3 months when reviewed.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I already recommended to a friend who went out and bought one as well. I was skeptical of Chinese design/make but its actually a quality piece of gear. Videos are next level using this thing.

    Features

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Grate gimbal for good price

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    Owned for 6 months when reviewed.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Good price worth it it easy to use and made with good Material grate for beginners

    Features

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend