Grip Factory GF8

Grip Factory GF8

The GF-8 Crane System is an industry standard in modular rideable and remote cranes. It is versatile and durable, and provides unmatched ease of movement and steady crane moves. Like all Grip Factory crane systems, the GF8 is extremly modular with a variety of options and extensions. 

Panavision strongly recommends that only trained grips operate this piece of equipment.

Please contact your local Panavision Remote Systems office for more information.


Base dolly push bar       GF8 to Euro adapter  
Mounting column extension (1.0')       GF8 to Mitchell adapter  
Monitor carrier for pivot section       Counterweight rod adapter  
Levelling leg set (4pcs)       Battery holder for platform  
Transport trolley       Track wheel set 4x2  


Version 1    
Maximum payload 550.0lbs  
Maximum height 10.0' 9.0"  
Minimum height n/a  
Length from centre post to front 8.0' 3.0"  
Length from centre post to back 7.0' 2.0"  
Overall length 15.0' 5.0"  
Front extension arm required 1 x 5.0'  
Rear extension arm required 1.0' 2.0"  
Base length 5.0'  
Base width (studio wheels) 4.0' 3.0"  
Base width (heavy duty wheels) n/a  
Base bottom height from floor n/a  
Wheel height n/a  
Track width 3.0' 3.0"  
Head dimensions n/a  
Dolly weight n/a  
Levelling jacks n/a  
Column + fork weight n/a  
Arm weight n/a  
Sliding weights x 2 n/a  
Counterweights x 45 n/a  
Donuts x 4 n/a  
Electronic unit weight n/a  
Head weight n/a  
Total weight 3790.0lbs  
Maximum power requirement n/a  
Set up time n/a  
*Minus measurement indicates the front is Below Ground Level    

Safety Information


Panavision and The Metropolitan Police Services Film Unit strongly recommend that any camera rigging mounted to a moving vehicle or tracking vehicle is carried out or supervised by NVQ Level 3 certified Grips.

MPS Film Unit Film Unit Guidelines