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Gitzo GH2720QR Bird Watching Fluid Head with Quick Release System

B&H # GIGH2720QR Mfr # GH2720QR
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Product Highlights
  • Designed for Bird Watching
  • Supports up to 13.23 lb (6 kg)
  • Fluid Cartridges - Ultra Smooth Movement
  • Quick Release System
  • 360 Degree Panning
  • Highly Accurate
  • Sturdy Magnesium Construction

Bird watching makes completely different demands of equipment than do video or photo applications. Nevertheless, almost all bird watchers currently use tripod heads specifically developed to support video or photo equipment, which means the heads tend to be larger, heavier and more complicated than is needed for bird watching. With this in mind, Gitzo has developed the GH2720QR Bird Watching Fluid Head.

This head incorporates Gitzo's innovative Bird Watching Fluid Cartridges to guarantee exceptionally smooth and controlled pans and tilts at very low speed, and almost completely free movement at high speeds required for capturing avian movements. Gitzo's Single Lock System allows for fast, single-handed, easy and secure switching of equipment on and off the tripod; ideal for bird watchers trying to view our fair-feathered friends.

Ergonomic, accurate movement and high quality magnesium construction make these heads ideal for bird watching or video use.
Compatibility
Gitzo recommends these tripods which are compatible with the GH2720QR:
GT2531LVL Series 2 Leveling Tripod
GT2540LLVL Series 2 Leveling Tripod
Load Capacity 13.23 lb (6 kg)
Ball Sphere Diameter Not Specified by Manufacturer
Quick Release Yes
Spirit Level No
Panning Range 360°
Separate Panning Lock No
Tripod Mount Thread Size 3/8-16 (3/4"-20 with included adapter)
Height 4.21" (107mm)
Weight 1.54 lb (0.7 kg)
Gitzo GH2720QR Bird Watching Fluid Head with Quick Release System
  • 3/8"-16 to 3/4"-20 Thread Adapter
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Lifetime Warranty
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    GitzoGH2720QR Bird Watching Fluid Head with Quick Release System
     
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    5.0

    highly recommended

    By Crunchy

    from Seattle

    About Me Casual Photographer

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    Pros

    • Attaches Firmly
    • Good Stability
    • Large Range of Motion
    • Strong Clamp

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Wildlife

      Comments about Gitzo GH2720QR Bird Watching Fluid Head with Quick Release System:

      light weight and well constructed. Very solid

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