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CobraCrane I - 8Ft.

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Quick Overview

Small Single Bar Jib arm for cameras weighing less than 6.5 lbs.
Our standard single bar crane that allows for manual tilt control. With the ability to boom a camera weighing up to 6.5lbs, the CobraCrane I can reach up to 8 feet above the ground (on a 5 foot Tripod) and can go as low as ground level, offering incredible performance at a very competitive price.

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• Quick Setup: CobraCranes set up in minutes - no additional tools required
• Ease of Use: With only minutes of practice, get those hard to get shots. Experience the 1-to-1 manual camera tilt control of the built-in CobraCrane pulley system by simply moving the tripod head up and down.
• Flexible: Works with a wide variety of cameras and tripods
• Proper tool for the job: Optional Extension kit, offers two lengths for a variety of shot requirements
• Affordable: Most dramatic difference for the least amount of money
• Reliable:With the polished aluminum pulleys being turned by a high strength, corrosion resistant Type 304 stainless steel, 49-Strand™ 7x7 cable, you can feel confident in the platform's durability and longevity.
CobraCranes are rock solid Built for modern single and three chip camcorders weighing up to 6.5lbs, the CobraCrane I is a single bar crane that provides shots from an ant's point of view up to 8 feet high. Sweeping vista shots of panoramas and sporting events have never been easier or more dramatic. Nothing compares to the sweeping shots obtainable with the CobraCrane I Tripod and counterweights are not included.

For required tripod specifications visit our recommended tripods page From the ground level, the camera can be tilted up over 90 degrees. Shooting from the ground up gives you incredible perspective when shooting trees, buildings or people to show how tall things really are. From over the top, the CobraCrane I offers a tilt down perspective capturing the “larger than life” shots. The over the top shot is ideal for cooking and food marketing videos. CobraCrane I also offers a framing mode where the subject stays framed while the camera is boomed up and down. CobraCrane I works with our Extension Kit 1 adding three-feet to your five-foot crane. When used in with the extension, CobraCrane I can reach up to 11 feet high. The ease and flexibility will make this system one of the most popular tools in your toolbox. Combined with one of our dollies, the CobraCrane I offers users a combination of swings, booms, tilts, rolls and dolly moves. Incredible shots are simple to create and master in minutes.

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CobraCrane I Smart Buy

CobraCrane I Smart Buy
Camera Capacity < 8 Lbs.
Camera format supported DSLR & Video cameras
Maximum crane height (on a 5 Ft. tripod) 8 Feet
Variable Length No
Actual Length 5 Feet
Length from pivot 3 Feet
Color Black Powder Coat
Built in camera panning Optional
Built in camera tilt Yes
Crane Weight 15 Lbs.
Whats included:

CobraCrane I Single Arm Crane
Installation Guide

*Counterweights are not included.