Kessler Crane Announces The New Pocket Jib Traveler. $599 US. NAB 2013


Kessler Crane announced the new Pocket Jib Traveler for $599 US available for order today. This looks like a killer little travel jib arm. The Pocket Jib Traveler folds down to a mere 27″ and extends out to around six feet. It will handle cameras weighing up to ten pounds. Here is a rip from the Kessler web site.

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“The Pocket Jib Traveler is Kessler’s newest and most compact Pocket Jib designed for shooters that require an ultra-portable jib solution. The Pocket Jib Traveler is 27 inches in length when collapsed and has a circular travel distance of 72 inches when fully extended. It surpasses other ultra-portable jibs through is unique design and light footprint, providing shooters with the perfect travel companion as they trek through extreme environments to capture the perfect shot.”


Technical Specs

Weight: 5.5 lbs.
Collapsed Length: 27″
Circular Travel: 72″
Weight Capacity: 10 lbs.

Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood, California. After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography. About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography. He just happened to be in the right place at the right time.
  • Paul

    I now have it in hand and it’s all it’s cracked up to be. Not as steady of course as a dual arm crane, but if you’re careful with your movements it’s a legit 4-6 foot jib that fits in a suitcase. Very well built.