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QUICK SPECS

  • System Type: Modular remote head crane
  • Min. Arm Dims: 45’6” reach, 57’5” overall length, 40’5” lens height
  • Max Arm Dims: 85’ reach, 97’ overall length, 78’ lens height
  • Weight with Portable Chassis & Weights: 5,500 lbs
  • Max Weight with Payload: 7,500 lbs
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The Akela Crane is the first generation of one of the largest camera cranes. The Akela can move from an extreme close up to seven stories high and follow a subject in one smooth flow for nearly 200 feet without track or cable. The Akela breaks down into highly portable elements to allow it to be setup in almost any location.

REACH LENS HEIGHT UNDERSLUNG OVERALL ARM LENGTH MAXIMUM NOSE CAPACITY
 85′  78′  97′ 100 lbs
71’6” 64’10” 83’5” 176 lbs
58’6” 51’7” 70’7” 198 lbs
45’6″ 40’5” 57’5” 198 lbs
  • Weight w/ trailer & weights: 7,500 lbs
  • Pedestal to rear: 12’
  • Rear bulk radius for grip: 16’6”
  • Maximum fulcrum height: 9’6”
  • Operators (technician & key grip): 2
  • Trailer base max. size: 9’6”x12’6”
    Trailer base min. size: 7’3”x10’11”
  • Trailer base can’t track during the shot/ completely dismountable if required