VariZoom VZSC-CPM3 SnapCrane 16 Crane & CinemaPro Micro K3 Remote Head System

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VariZoom SnapCrane Overview

The VZQJ-CPM3 SnapCrane 16 Crane & CinemaPro Micro K3 System from VariZoom includes the SnapCrane 16 camera crane kit and CinemaPro Micro K3 remote head for cameras weighing up to 12 lb.

The SnapCrane 16 camera crane attaches to the custom TCR100 crane tripod, which fits perfectly into the heavy-duty DC100 adjustable dolly. Its compact modular design provides the option of up to four different-length setups for a variety of shooting situations and needs. The CinemaPro Micro K3 features a fully enclosed drivetrain, high-performance head design and comes with a menu-driven advanced control console. The controller features a built-in zoom/focus control, as well as full parametric motion control settings for head motion.

VariZoom VZ-SNAPCRANE16 Snapcrane

The VariZoom SnapCrane VZ-SNAPCRANE16 is the extended configuration in the SnapCrane camera crane series. It offers 16'6" vertical extension and comes with a tripod, dolly and case.


The SnapCrane is a compact, modular crane design. It offers various configurations for specific applications.

All Four Set-Ups

This configuration allows the user to set-up in all four configurations.


Utilizing specialty heavy-gauge tubing for the single-section legs and a solid baseplate machined from a block over 2.5" thick, the TC-100 is built to extreme standards of rigidity and durability. The stainless-steel leveling feet offer up to 3" of adjustment, while the padded carrying case makes transport comfortable and safe.


Accommodating heavy or light tripods with mid level spreaders, this platform is ideal for moving large setups over flat ground. Locking wheels keep your tripod immobile during the shoot. When you are finished filming, this dolly folds down into a compact size for easy transportation to your next location.

VariZoom CP Micro Remote Head with Advanced Console Controller (100mm Mount)

The CP Micro Remote Head with Advanced Console Controller from VariZoom is compatible with the Canon C100/C300, Sony FS5, Sony a7R II, RED RAVEN, DSLRs, and other compact cameras under 12 lb. It has a 100mm ball mount, and works with CinemaPro control devices including pan bars, hand wheels, River multi-head 28-axis console, Jibstick Pro, Jibstick Jr, and the included Advanced Console Controller. All Canon and Fujinon servo lenses (digital or analog) can be directly controlled through the Advanced Controller, focusing with the large knob while controlling the zoom with the spring-loaded joystick.

Dynamic speed control (up to 130°/second)
Maintenance-free, high-power drivetrain holds camera position
Cable pass-through ports on pan and tilt rotators
Native frame-accurate motion control capability
Advanced intervalometer for time-lapse and stop motion
Record and play back up to 2000 moves per one hour of recorded time
Set a repeat for up to 2000 marked positions
Camera sync for frame-accurate playback
Easily adjustable single-lock camera platform
Flexible mounting base allows you to change the mount without special tools
LEMO connectors for power and control
UPC: 877038007338

VariZoom VZ-SNAPCRANE16 Snapcrane Specs

ConstructionSteel and Aluminum
Payload Capacity30 lbs
On Low Angle
Counterbalance SystemRound Weights
Purchased Separately
Height RangeOverall length: 18' 4"
Distance from tripod to camera: 15' 6"/14' 8" (rear/front pivoting hole)
Vertical movement & maximum height: 16' 6"/15' 10" & 18' 3"/17' 7"
Tilt LockNo
Tilt DragOne Setting
Pan LockNo
Spring Loaded Counter BalanceOne Setting
Pan Range360°
Tripod AttachmentVarizoom Specific
Head AttachmentVarizoom Specific
Head Arm LevelingManual
Leveling IndicatorsNone
Fold Down55"
Weight74.35 lbs
Packaging Info
Package Weight160 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)62 x 13 x 12"

VariZoom CP Micro Remote Head with Advanced Console Controller (100mm Mount) Specs

Pan/Tilt Speed130°/sec
ClearanceCamera Clearance:
Vertical: 7" (17.8 cm) from center of camera plate to base
Horizontal: 8.3 to 10.5" (21 to 26.7 cm)

With 3" Head Extension:
Vertical: 10" (25.4 cm)
Horizontal: 11.3 to 13.5" (28.7 to 34.3 cm)
Mount Type100 mm ball
Maximum Camera Weight12 lb (5.4 kg)
Cable Extension Length300' (91.4 m)
Power Requirements24 VDC regulated, 4 A maximum
20 to 30 VDC, absolute min/max
Dimensions13 x 4 x 6" (33.0 x 10.2 x 15.2 cm)
Weight7 lb (3.2 kg)
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Does this comes with the controller for the Tilt and Pan Control System for the operator?
Asked by: Jaime M.
Yes it does. This system comes with the VariZoom VZ-MC100 Pan and Tilt Control System, B&H # VAVZSC16100, which does have a control box.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-01-27

Does the crane come with weights?

Does the crane come with weights?
Asked by: Zachariah
Weights are not included.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-10-10

Does this come with the weights for the crane?

Does this come with the weights for the crane?
Asked by: Zachariah
No it does not.
Answered by: jabarih
Date published: 2021-10-11

What is the diameter or inch hole for the ...

What is the diameter or inch hole for the weights?
Asked by: Zachariah
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