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Gitzo Systematic Series 2 GT2542S Carbon Fiber Tripod

You Pay: $749.90

Mail-In Rebate: -$150.00

Offer ends: DEC 31 '14
Price after rebate: $599.90
Product Highlights
  • Very Lightweight and Stable
  • 6X Carbon Fiber Construction
  • Non-Rotating Legs for Rapid Deployment
  • Standard Section Length
  • Usable Down to 3.6"
  • No Center Column

The Systematic Series 2 GT2542S Carbon Fiber Tripod from Gitzo is a great choice for those looking to travel light, but still get outstanding performance. Systematic tripods are very strong and stable, yet offer excellent flexibility of use.

The Series 2 has a unique modular system that can be quickly transformed into different configurations, in as little as 15 seconds, and the same tripod can support both photographic and video equipment. Despite a negligible weight of only 3.8 lb, this tripod can be extended to 51.2" high and handle a DSLR with up to a 300mm lens, or a medium-sized spotting scope for bird-watching.

The Series 2 is constructed from 6X carbon fiber. It has an Anti Leg Rotation system (ALR), G-Lock, and brushed matte black finish for improved locking performance and minimized reflectivity. A wide selection of accessories allows you to keep growing your system according to your future needs, whether they are still life, macro, outdoor, sport or wildlife applications.

Anti Leg Rotation
This tripod can be opened in less than 15 seconds. Simply loosen all the twist locks on each leg at the same time, then pull the leg down and tighten the locks individually.
G-Lock
For a strong, fast, and safer locking mechanism, G-Lock's special design provides a 'gravity lock' effect: the higher the load applied vertically to the leg, the stronger the lock becomes.
Construction
Made of 6X carbon fiber
Leg Ends
With removable rubber feet, the Series 2 allows you to easily change worn out rubber feet or to fit other accessories, such as spiked feet.
Hook
A built-in accessory that allows you to hang a stabilizing weight, like a full camera bag or a sand bag, from the bottom of the tripod head plate. This is helpful when using long, heavy lenses, on uneven ground or in windy conditions.
Maximum Height 4.3' (1.3 m)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended N/A
Minimum Height 3.62" (9.2 cm)
Folded Length 21.9" (55.7 cm)
Load Capacity Not Specified by Manufacturer
Construction 6X carbon fiber
Leg Sections (4)
Leg Lock Type Twist, Gravity Lock
Independent Leg Spread Not Specified by Manufacturer
Center Column Sections N/A
Head Type Safe-Lock Polymer Disc with Locking Screw
Head Mount Thread Size Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight 3.8 lb (1.7 kg)
Gitzo Systematic Series 2 GT2542S Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • 90-Day Limited Warranty on Parts
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on Defects
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    GitzoSystematic Series 2 GT2542S Carbon Fiber Tripod
     
    5.0

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    5.0

    WoooW

    By Mansur

    from Saudi Arabia

    Comments about Gitzo Systematic Series 2 GT2542S Carbon Fiber Tripod:

    Very cool, light and suitable size, i used with my canon lens 600 mm and carried it easily, easy installation and storage, I'm very happy with it.

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    5.0

    solid tripod

    By Timo

    from Asbury Park, NJ

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    Pros

    • Folds Small
    • Good Stability
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about Gitzo Systematic Series 2 GT2542S Carbon Fiber Tripod:

      I was looking for the lightest possible tripod I could use to get steady shots along with a fluid video head. After lots of research this seemed to be the best option. With the 75mm ball adapter I can fit my fluid head in and it seems to support the weight and have plenty of stability. The only downside is that the top is much wider than a standard tripod in order to accomodate the ball adapter.

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