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Gitzo GT3533LS Systematic Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)

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Gitzo GT3533LS Systematic Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 55 lb
  • Max Height: 59.8"
  • Min Height: 4.3"
  • Folded Length: 26.4"
The GT3533LS Systematic Series 3 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. The Series 3 tripods are optimal for traveling light but with extremely sturdy support, especially for those who prefer to work without a center column or need enhanced modularity.
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Gitzo Systematic GT3533LS Overview

The GT3533LS Systematic Series 3 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. The Series 3 tripods are optimal for traveling light but with extremely sturdy support, especially for those who prefer to work without a center column or need enhanced modularity.

Within the Series 3 line the GT3533LS is given the "Long" designation as it can extend from a minimum height of 4.3", to a maximum height of 59.8", all while maintaining an impressive weight capacity of 55 lb. Incorporating Gitzo's patented carbon eXact tubing, the GT3533LS sports maximum rigidity while keeping its weight to an absolute minimum. Weighing just 4.5 lb allows the tripod it be easily carried or transported in the studio or out in the field. It's folded length of just 26.4" 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: 719821384175

Gitzo Systematic GT3533LS Specs

General
Load Capacity55.12 lb / 25 kg
Maximum Working Height59.8" / 152 cm
Minimum Working Height4.3" / 11 cm
Closed Length26.4" / 67 cm
Head Mount Type3/8"-16 Screw
Weight4.50 lb / 2.04 kg
MaterialsCarbon Fiber
Bubble LevelYes
Legs
Leg Lock TypeTwist Lock
Leg Positions3 Positions
Leg Sections3
Leg Diameter1.30" / 32.9 mm
Feet FeaturesRemovable
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)30.7 x 7.5 x 6.65"

Gitzo Systematic GT3533LS Reviews

Typical Gitzo excellence

By Philo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-06

Excellent tripod, typical of Gitzo quality.

I love this Gitzo Tripod

By Dan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-26

Best tripod I've ever owned! The tripod with the Really Right Stuff BH-55 ball head is the perfect setup for a heavy duty tripod! Couldn't be any happier with this tripod. NOTE: I originally ordered the Systematic Series 5 Gitzo but had to return it as it was too large. I couldn't see myself carrying the Series 5 but this Series 3 is perfect when I want a large tripod.

Solid tripod

By Adam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-17

I upgraded from a cheap bonfoto carbon travel tripod. This thing is a beast. So solid, not flex. It won’t be easy for travel, but i really only got it for local trips where space isn’t an issue.

Best Professional light weight tripod legs

By Nathan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-17

This is our third set of Gitzo tripod legs and they are by far the most stable and rugged set of carbon fiber tripod legs that we have used. We are still using the first set that we purchased 15 years ago.

Gitzo GT3533LS Systematic Series Tripod is excellent

By Alfred
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-22

This is an excellent tripod: very steady, the extra length is very good for photographers 6' and over, and reasonably light. The fact that the three legs meet at the top and there is no central post makes it more steady. The 3 series perhaps is not as strong and steady as the 5 series but the lighter weight is a plus if you are carrying it on a photography treck over your shoulder and it is very very steady. Not cheap but it should last a lifetime and you will be glad you have it.

Rock Solid

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-01

While I have not actually used this tripod yet, it seems very solid and stable. The legs extend well and open up easily. 2 caveats though. The set screw on the base for locking the camera is secured with Loctite and I cannot budge it. No problem as the base plate hugs my ball head well. Also, those strange feet, are great on level surfaces, but I have yet been able to switch them to the included more standard feet.

Gitzo - Enough Said

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-16

Yes we all have heard the stories of over-priced, and several other comments. But have you tried one out for yourself? This Gitzo is taking over from a Benro... big difference all the way around. Hands-down - Gitzo.

Awesome tripod, poor instructions

By Douglas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-07

The tripod is fantastic, very sturdy, stable, balanced, and precise. The instructions are inadequate at best and barely give you information. The instructions are not as well translated as they could be using phrases like anti-clockwise (which is an actual usage) rather than the more accepted and commonly used counter-clockwise.

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Answered by: Stan
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Asked by: chinnaraj
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Answered by: Karen
Date published: 2021-01-14

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Can I replace one of the legs on this tripod. Mine is stuck and wont unscrew.Not sure if some sand got stuck in it. Can I order a replacement and where? Thanks
Asked by: McG
This is where the Gitzo warranty comes in.Depending on the age of the tripod they should be able to take care of it.Otherwise buying a spare on eBay may be an option.
Answered by: Sylvia H.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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I own a Whimberly WH-200 Gimbal head. Will I need to purchase any other accessory to use the gimbal head on the Gitzo GT3533LS?
Asked by: Susan
I purchased the Gitzo GT3533LS Systematic Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long) for the Wimberley WH-200 Gimbal Tripod Head II with Quick Release Base. The size and stability of this Gitzo tripod is key for sharp wildlife photography especially when using tele-lenses like the Canon 600 mm f/4 IF II USM.
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Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Can the articulating feet that come with this be removed and replaced with the old style runner feet that used to come on earlier versions of this tripod, or can they only be replaced with the spiked feet?
Asked by: Walter F.
The tripod comes packaged with the older style feet and they can replace the articulating feet. Unfortunately the product description does not state this, but you do get the regular tripod feet with it.
Answered by: Nathan B.
Date published: 2021-10-23
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