CobraCrane camera jibs are easy to set up; creates dramatic, cinematic shots in a confined area, and can be easily transported wherever your shoot takes you. CobraCranes are compatible with a wide variety of cameras from professional broadcast to smartphones. Our single arm camera jibs are designed for DSLRs, high performance Pocket cameras, adventure cameras, and smartphones weighing up to 6.5 lbs (3kg), while our dual arm (CobraCrane2) line handle cameras and rigs up to 25 lbs.
The BackPacker camera jib is our most popular single arm crane and meets the demands of professional videographers needing both quick setup times and professional booming, sliding, swinging and tilting motions in a confined area. More demanding users choose to use the BackPacker camera jib over any other camera crane in the market today.
Fast, Easy Setup
The BackPacker camera jib can be setup in seconds. It even fits in the bag retracted, but ready to go. Simple quick release knobs allow the weight bar to retract and extend effortlessly, making setup and breakdown fast and efficient; as well as making weight balancing and adjustment a breeze.
Works in confined areas
Obviously the CobraCrane camera jib can Boom, Swing and Tilt. But it can also do it in small places. You can use one in a house to shoot a home video, or shoot a video of the home. You can set it up in a cave or a small shack and shoot nature and the outdoors. Set one up behind the bench at a high school ball game. Set one up in an operating room and shoot straight down from above. Shoot from a variety of locations for extreme sports and use the swing and tilt capability of the CobraCrane camera jib to get the most dramatic extreme footage. The versatility of the CobraCrane camera jib makes it a great tool for so many different types of shots.
A wide variety of people use the CobraCrane camera jib
Outdoor shooters who spend a lot of time and energy hiking in and hiking out will really appreciate the BackPacker’s small size and light weight, when it comes to getting to and from the shoot. Their customers will truly appreciate the efforts when they view the incredible effects the BackPacker camera jib adds to your every shot. Our optional Back Pack (get it?) Carry Bag for the BackPacker camera jib not only comes with backpack straps, but also shoulder and carry straps making it even more convenient and easy to get your equipment to and from your remote locations.
Adventure shooters will appreciate its small size and ability to pack for those long trips where every bit of space counts. It fits easily in the trunk of your car, or the back seat floor, on your bike rack, or in a variety of close quarters when it comes to traveling.
For shooters of real estate and homes, the Backpacker camera jib is small and easy to manage, so you can get the absolute best videos possible when presenting your product to the market. The BackPacker camera jib can get amazing shots from high or low angles and best of all it can do beautiful, smooth, marketable videos of your properties way beyond the competition.
CobraCranes are used for all sorts of sporting events. Used in any amateur court or field sports, like football, basketball, soccer, baseball or any other wide area sport. Use a CobraCrane camera jib up high in the stands to get beautiful swinging panoramic shots of high punts, kickoffs and return runs, long clutch passes and the game winning homerun. Set it up behind the bench and get the camera up and over the player’s heads and then get it down to ground level and capture the players emotion or the coach’s determination.
Tilt with Pan Handle
Swing 360 degrees
Boom independent of tilt
Breaks down to only 42" for easy transport. Easy to transport, easy to use in confined area.
Easy to carry, can take on the plane, less cost to ship
Sets up quickly
You are ready to get the shot and don’t have to waste time assembling your gear
Made of rugged steel & Aluminum
Resists scratches, eliminates reflections
Boom, Swing, variety of tilting capabilities
Optional 3 foot extension kit available to get higher reach. Optional cable operated Pan head for camera positioning
Guide your cables inside the tubes for neater presentation
Works on a very wide range of tripods, benefits from fluid head