Gitzo Gimbal Fluid Head

BH #GIGHFG1 • MFR #GHFG1
Gitzo
Gitzo Gimbal Fluid Head
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 17.6 lb
  • Weight: 3 lb
  • Arca-Type Compatible, QR Plate Included
  • Fluid Cartridge for Smooth Movement
Employing the smoothness and vibration absorption of a fluid head with the balance and range of movement of a traditional gimbal, the Gimbal Fluid Head from Gitzo is ideal for wildlife photography and bird watching, even for extensive observation and with heavy equipment. The head supports up to 17.6 lb of gear and weighs 3 lb itself. It has a tilting range of +/- 180° along with a full 360° panning rang, and both axes have independent locks for precise control.
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Gitzo GHFG1 Overview

Employing the smoothness and vibration absorption of a fluid head with the balance and range of movement of a traditional gimbal, the Gimbal Fluid Head from Gitzo is ideal for wildlife photography and bird watching, even for extensive observation and with heavy equipment. The head supports up to 17.6 lb of gear and weighs 3 lb itself. It has a tilting range of +/- 180° along with a full 360° panning rang, and both axes have independent locks for precise control.

Using fluid cartridge technology, borrowed from the cine and video industry, movements are rendered smooth and stable and a fluidity control system, the Whip-Pan, affords precise control and maneuverability when tracking at high speeds. The Whip-Pan automatically applies friction, excluding the fluid rotation on the panoramic axis, for realistic motion dynamics without shock or vibration. This system also regulates the fluidity depending on rotating and tilt speeds for consistent control regardless if doing slow or high-speed rotations.

The head's control knobs have a soft-touch, ergonomic design and the panning bar is detachable for a more compact form factor when not in use. There is a built-in Arca-type compatible quick release base for extensive compatibility and an Arca-type plate with rubber grips is included. Additionally, the head is constructed from lightweight magnesium and aluminum alloys and finished with Gitzo's trademark Noir Décor finish

UPC: 719821413523

Gitzo GHFG1 Specs

Load Capacity17.6 lb / 8 kg
Tripod Attachment3/8"
Base Diameter2.4" / 60 mm
Quick Release PlateYes; Arca-type compatible with 1/4"-20 screw
Friction ControlNo
Tilt Range+/- 180°
Panoramic Rotation360°
MaterialAluminum alloy and magnesium alloy
DimensionsNot specified by manufacturer
Weight2.98 lb / 1.35 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.735 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.5 x 12.65 x 3.9"
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We are only in New York City and we ship world-wide. If you add your items to a B&H shopping cart, you can calculate the items costs, shipping methods, time for delivery, any taxes and total costs very quickly.
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