Gitzo GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)

Gitzo GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)

Gitzo GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)

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Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 88 lb
  • Max Height: 61.4"
  • Min Height: 3.9"
  • Folded Length: 23.6"
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Weight: 6 lb
  • Carbon eXact Tubes
  • G-Lock Ultra Twist Locks
  • 50mm Rubber Feet
  • Easy Link Attachment Thread
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Gitzo GT5543LS overview

  • 1Description

The GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod from Gitzo is a high capacity carbon fiber tripod that represents the ultimate goals of the Systematic lineup—minimal weight, durability, and uncompromising stability. For those looking for the most stable support system possible, the Series 5 is designed to hold up to some of the most demanding setups with a large top casting and excellent stability.

Within the Series 5 line the GT5543LS is given the "Long" designation as it can extend from a minimum height of 3.9", to a maximum height of 61.4", all while maintaining an impressive weight capacity of 88 lb. Incorporating Gitzo's patented carbon eXact tubing, the GT5543LS sports maximum rigidity while keeping its weight to an absolute minimum. Weighing just 6 lb allows the tripod it be easily carried or transported in the studio or out in the field. It's folded length of just 23.6" makes storing or travelling with the tripod easy and convenient.

The Systematic line also features an array of unique, patented, and useful features which set a standard for professional quality. The key design element of the series is the use of Gitzo's Carbon eXact tubes which are extremely rigid despite their lightweight design. The carbon tubing is complimented by Gitzo's G-Lock Ultra twist-locks which maintain stable, solid connections between leg sections and prevent joint damage by blocking out dirt, dust, and moisture. Each leg on the tripod features a 50mm rubber articulating foot, providing a stable and versatile base for setting the tripod on most surfaces. If required, the feet may be removed and replaced with optional metal spikes for increased stability in sand, dirt, mud, snow, and ice. The base of the tripod also features a 3/8"-16 Easy Link attachment thread, allowing the user to connect a variety of accessories to the tripod including magic arms, shoe adapters, LED lights, monitors, and more.

UPC: 719821384267
In the Box
Gitzo GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)
  • Set of 3 Replacement Rubber Leg-Tips
  • 3 x G1220.130 "Big-Foot" All Terrain Shoe - for Series 2 & 3 Monopods
  • Limited 6-Month Warranty, Extendable to 10 Years with Online Product Registration
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    Gitzo GT5543LS specs

    General
    Load Capacity 88.18 lb / 40 kg
    Maximum Working Height 61.42" / 156 cm
    Minimum Working Height 3.94" / 10 cm
    Folded Length 23.62" / 60 cm
    Head Mount Type 3/8"-16 Screw
    Weight 6.22 lb / 2.82 kg
    Materials Carbon Fiber
    Bubble Level Yes
    Legs
    Leg Lock Type Twist Lock
    Leg Positions 3 Positions
    Leg Sections 4
    Leg Diameter 1.63" / 41.3 mm
    Tripod Feet Features Removable
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 25.7 x 7.5 x 6.8"

    Gitzo GT5543LS reviews

    GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Tripod Design New design of Gitzo Triopds are really well engineered. This tripod is very well built and sturdy compared to my RRS 3 series. Now they have built in tooless feature to secure base plate along with safety latch to prevent base plate from falling out should it ever loosen.
    Date published: 2017-01-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gitzo Magic!! This is my first Gitzo tripod and I'm so excited. This is a fantastic tripod I purchased for use with my gimbal head and 500mm lens for shooting wildlife! It is ultra sturdy and lightweight. It's a big tripod, so I won't be hiking with it, but I wouldn't mind walking around with my camera and lens onboard. Now it's time for a hiking tripod!
    Date published: 2017-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for long telephoto lens I bought the Gitzo Series 5 tripod because of the load capacity and stability. It is dedicated for use with a long and heavy telephoto lens in conjunction with my gimbal head. The stability of the tripod is just superb. There is no shake with shooting at a high frame rate.
    Date published: 2018-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sharpness demands this tripod. I focus stack the orchids I grow with Leica medium format that are made up of many images. The lenses require absolute stability. This tripod which has no center column is chosen for me, 6'6". The legs do not bend and the feet do not shift. This tripod is a rock!
    Date published: 2018-06-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The very best Not much else to say really! This tripod is rock solid and a pleasure to use. Proper stability for my 600mm F4 ED FL on my RRS BH-55 for bird photography.
    Date published: 2018-07-10
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