CobraCrane BackPacker Single Arm Crane with Extension Kit-1

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About CobraCrane

The CobraCrane BackPacker with Extension Kit-1 allows for a more versatile camera crane kit that is designed to meet most any challenge. This system is the same length at the CobraCrane I with Extension 5 and 8 feet). The difference is that this package comes as two smaller pieces allowing you to break it down for easy transport.

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" for portability.

This sturdy construction elevates your camcorder up to 8 or 11 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. (or 6 ft. with extension) above the Tripod Head and can reach up to 8 or 11 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? This lightest system weighing in at only 13lbs or 16Lbs with Extension, 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.

CobraCrane Features

  • 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

CobraCrane Specifications

Camera Capacity
6.5lbs / 2.9kg
Camera format supported
DSLR & Video cameras
Maximum crane height (on a 5 Ft. tripod)
11ft / 3.35m
Variable Length
Actual Length
5ft / 1.52m (Breaks down to 42 inches for easy transport)
Length from pivot
3 or 6 ft / 0.9 or 1.8m
Black Powder Coat
Built in camera panning
Built in camera tilt
Crane Weight
13lbs / 5.89kg
16lbs / 7.25kg with Extension
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