Cobra Crane Backpacker

The CobraCrane Backpacker is an easy to setup jib that is simple to operate, by one individual, while taking amazing footage. Bring a whole new dimension to your video productions by bring the camcorder from a low shot to a high shot smoothly and efficiently. The CobraCrane BackPacker mounts on any sturdy tripod with the CobraCrane Mounting Bracket for quick and easy set up and can shorten to 42 inch for portability. This sturdy construction elevates your camcorder up to 8 feet, and can hold a camcorder up to 6.5 pounds. The CobraCrane BackPacker is made from durable, high strength, lightweight steel. While total height depends on tripod, the CobraCrane BackPacker gains 3 ft. above the Tripod Head and 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 and versatility at a very competitive price.

Backpackers are used by adventure camera operators. If your job requires climbing up the mountains, hiking on the trail, shooting on the ski slopes, or use in the wild, CobraCrane Backpacker is the system for you. Need to bring a system into the wild for adventure work or outback documentaries? Our lightest system weighing in at only 13lbs, the CobraCrane Backpacker is a cinch to carry out into the field. It offers the same functionality as all the other CobraCranes, just lighter and easier to carry.

Made of the same durable aluminum rails as its big brothers, the Backpacker gives you incredible freedom of movement. Booming, swinging and tilting as well as the ability to mount a variety of cameras with simple and fast setup, Backpackers help you get that money shot virtually anywhere.
• 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.
• 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: Solid construction and built to last, CobraCranes are rock solid.

Best in Show at: PMA Imaging and Entertainment Expo 2011


Camera Capacity 6.5 Lbs.
Camera format supported DSLR & Video cameras
Maximum crane height (on a 5 Ft. tripod) 8 Feet
Variable Length Yes
Actual Length 5 Feet
Length from pivot 3 Feet
Color Black Powder Coat
Built in camera panning N/A
Built in camera tilt Yes
Crane Weight 13 Lbs.
Whats included:

• CobraCrane BackPacker Single Arm Crane
• Installation Guide

*Counterweights and Tripod are not included.