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Zhiyun-Tech Remote Control for Crane 2

BH #ZHGMBC13 • MFR #GMB-C13
Zhiyun-Tech
Zhiyun-Tech Remote Control for Crane 2
Key Features
  • Controls All Crane 2 Gimbal Functions
  • Connect via Bluetooth or USB
  • Follow Focus Control for Select Cameras
  • Gravity Mode Motion Control
Whether you're a solo operator with your Crane 2 gimbal atop a monopod or boom, or a camera assistant tasked with directing the camera, the Zhiyun-Tech Remote Control for Crane 2 can help you control your camera while the stabilizer itself is out of reach. Connect the remote control itself to the stabilizer either wirelessly with Bluetooth or with a wired USB connecting using the included cable. The USB port on the remote is also used to recharge the internal lithium-ion battery which will yield approximately 25 hours of use.
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Zhiyun-Tech GMB-C13 Overview

Whether you're a solo operator with your Crane 2 gimbal atop a monopod or boom, or a camera assistant tasked with directing the camera, the Zhiyun-Tech Remote Control for Crane 2 can help you control your camera while the stabilizer itself is out of reach. Connect the remote control itself to the stabilizer either wirelessly with Bluetooth or with a wired USB connecting using the included cable. The USB port on the remote is also used to recharge the internal lithium-ion battery which will yield approximately 25 hours of use.

The controls on the remote mimic the control set on the Crane 2 gimbal stabilizer. Use the side knob to control lens focus with compatible cameras. The central dial is used for menu and parameter control. The focus knob features a luminescent marking disk that can be marked for repeatable focus pulls.

If you have your camera on a monopod or boom, use the included clamp to secure the remote to your monopod or boom. If you're a second operator, the included lanyard will keep the control close at hand. In either situation, not only can the remote control the gimbal and all of its functions like follow focusing, start/stop, and on-the fly exposure adjustment, but also can fine tune gimbal motor response. Additionally, the remote control can be used to direct the gimbal. Use the joystick to move the camera in the desired direction. Alternatively, press the G-Mode button to use the built-in motion control to direct the gimbal by moving the remote itself.

UPC: 191493000599

Zhiyun-Tech GMB-C13 Specs

Operating DistanceUp to 33' / 10 m
BatteryLi-Ion: 900 mAh
Operating Time: Approx. 25 hours
Charging Current: 1500 mAh
Charging Voltage: 5 VDC
Charging Time: Approx. 1.5 hours
Connection TypeWired: USB
Wireless: Bluetooth
Dimensions6.5 x 1 x 2.5" / 16.5 x 2.5 x 6.4 cm
Weight12 oz / 340 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.53 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.7 x 4.25 x 3.25"

Zhiyun-Tech GMB-C13 Reviews

Really useful and impressive accessory for the Crane 2

By Jon
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-04

I got a couple of these with two Zhiyun Crane 2s to allow my students to focus and aim their BMPCC4K cameras remotely. The Crane 2 isn't as easy to balance as the Crane 3 Lab I've also used, but it can handle the BMPCC4K just fine with the offset allowed by the Smallrig cage. Mounting the Crane 2 on a tripod makes it a wireless (or wired, via USB) pan-tilt head with built-in follow focus, and the joystick on the remote can create some very subtle and smooth moves with practice.

Goog accesory!

By Daniel Andres
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-12-11

Easy to use and well built. Good buy!.

the focus knob doesn't do anything...yet.

By Russell
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2018-07-20

I'm really not sure what this is for at the moment, or why they would ship it at all....when the follow focus doesn't focus. I guess it's coming in a later update? Why sell it?!?! I bought a phone, that will make calls in a future update. My car will drive in a future update. This thing is currwntly a paperweight.

Pretty amazing, but not quite done.

By tony
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2018-04-26

While it's not done yet, what it does and what it promises to do is pretty amazing. Controls the $130 dollar focus module flawlessly, either on the gimbal or with a remote focus puller.� The follow movement part isn't there yet but I'm sure will be. It's pretty clear that Zhiyun is in this to win it even with Moza and Tilta biting on their heals. All the gear is super solid and just works. Great.

Great addition

By Alan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-25

Works great with Crane 2.

solid build quality and great package.

By Christian
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-07

I bought this hand unit during a flash deal. Got it for $28 shipped so regardless of my feelings towards it, I really can't complain. The good news is I love it. I was initially thrown off by the weight of the package I received. The unit was bit larger than expected which is a plus for me. The build quality and packaging is sturdy. On top of that the unit came with a ton of useful accessories. I have not gotten a chance for any field action but I have no doubt it will perform to my standards. I would highly recommend to any crane 2 owners who conduct multi operator situations!!

Accesorio magnifico

By Luis
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-08-30

Excelente, de mucha ayuda para varias funciones en zhiyun crane 2 Excelente para enfocar

may be of limited use

By John
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2019-05-08

If plan to use this with a Crane 2 and dual handle, there may be a problem.  It is not clear how to hold the dual handles along with this focus wheel.  Without dual handles, one can easily use the focus wheel control knob on the Crane 2.

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No it will not. This follow focus controller only works with Zhiyuntech follow focus motors.
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Con cuales cmaras es compatible?
Asked by: FILIBERTO S.
This does not connect wit a camera. The controls on the remote mimic the control set on the Crane 2 gimbal stabilizer
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Can this be used to control the focus on a Canon 5D Mk 3?
Asked by: Adrian K.
That should be possible. This controls all Crane 2 gimbal functions, including the follow focus. If you are using a Canon EF mount Auto Focus lens with the 5D Mark III you should be able to control the focus with this control.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does it have to be physicaly connected to the Crane 2 or can it be used wirelessly from a few feet away?
Asked by: Duncan
It can be wireless. Not sure as to why they said it can't be. I am using mine wirelessly currently.
Answered by: Jared
Date published: 2020-12-01

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How do you charge this thing? The only cable that comes with it is micro USB to micro USB.
Asked by: Vince
Through the USB port. This unit has an internal battery that lasts up to 25 hours and is charged through USB. A Micro USB to USB Cable and USB Charger should work well.https://bhpho.to/2dPBjqQhttps://bhpho.to/2ntn26N
Answered by: Joseph P.
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Will this work with the WEEBILL Lab?

Will this work with the WEEBILL Lab?
Asked by: William
Not that we are aware of. This remote is specially for the Crane 2.
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Date published: 2019-05-26
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