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Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate

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Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 66 lb
  • Height: 9.7"
  • Weight: 2.4 lb
  • Arca-Type Compatible
Handle your telephoto lens smoothly and effectively with the Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate, which is an optimal tool to use when photographing with lenses that are hard to manage because of their large size. The 9.7" gimbal head can support equipment up to 66 lb, making it easier to track a fast-moving subject such as in sports or wildlife photography.
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Benro GH5C Overview

Handle your telephoto lens smoothly and effectively with the Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate, which is an optimal tool to use when photographing with lenses that are hard to manage because of their large size. The 9.7" gimbal head can support equipment up to 66 lb, making it easier to track a fast-moving subject such as in sports or wildlife photography.

The aluminum-constructed platform is Arca-type compatible and height-adjustable, which balances the lens on the head when you rotate or swing the lens on its axis. The arm can swing to point the lens up or down, and the tension control knob adds drag to the arm's swing. At the same time, the head rotates a full 360° and locks into place with its independent pan lock. Additionally, vertical and panoramic scales are located on the head, so you can duplicate a setup.

Benro GH5C Specs

Key Specs
Head Type
Gimbal Head
Base Mount
3/8"-16 Female
Camera Mounting Screw
1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type
Arca-Type
Friction Control
Yes
Load Capacity
66 lb / 29.94 kg
Weight
2.4 lb / 1.09 kg
Head
Head Type
Gimbal Head
Base Mount
3/8"-16 Female
Camera Mounting Screw
1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate Type
Arca-Type
Number of Bubble Levels
1
Friction Control
Yes
Independent Pan Lock
Yes
Panning Range
360°
General
Load Capacity
66 lb / 29.94 kg
Weight
2.4 lb / 1.09 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.665 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.5 x 11.4 x 3.8"

Benro GH5C Reviews

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Will this work with a monopod?

Will this work with a monopod?
Asked by: Jeffrey
Yes it does work with monopod
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-02-18

Where is this made?

Where is this made?
Asked by: Jon
Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate country of origin is China.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-09-09

Will this head work with the Benro Travel Angel ...

Will this head work with the Benro Travel Angel FTA19C ?
Asked by: Seth
The Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate will mount on the Benro FTA19CV0 without issue. However keep in mind that tripod has a capacity of 17.6 lb and the Benro GH5C has one of 66 lbs. So don't over load the tripod, keep the total weight of camera and head under 17.6 lbs and you will be good.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2020-04-25

Where is this made ?

Where is this made ?
Asked by: Tom
The Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate is manufactured in China. Please be aware this can change by the manufacturer over the product's production life without notice.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2022-06-15

Does this work with Peak Design Travel Tripod?

Does this work with Peak Design Travel Tripod?
Asked by: Arbinde
To use Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate on the Peak Design Travel Tripod you would need to add this Peak Design Universal Head Adapter https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1544430-REG/peak_design_tt_ad_5_150_1_universal_head_adapter.html
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2023-05-08

Has benro reworked the mounting on this gimbal ...

Has benro reworked the mounting on this gimbal head to be more secure to a tripod yet?
Asked by: shawnie
Update Sept 22 2021 from an email from Benro: "We did have an issue when they first came out, but this has been rectified for over a year now" I have just purchased so we will see.
Answered by: Bruce
Date published: 2022-07-24

Is the Benro GH5C smoother panning than the GH2? ...

Is the Benro GH5C smoother panning than the GH2? Looking for smoothest panning. No over shoot/back tracking. Hard to explain.
Asked by: Bruce
Is the Benro GH5C smoother panning than the GH2? Looking for smoothest panning
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2023-12-21

PL100LW a hex to tighten or one of the "C" knobs ...

PL100LW a hex to tighten or one of the "C" knobs that require hand tightening?
Asked by: Bruce
If you're asking about the quick release plate that comes with the Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate (B&H# BEGH5C), the PL100LW currently comes with a screw that can be hand-tightened to secure it to the camera. However, using a screwdriver to tighten it further will make it more secure and is typically still advisable.
Answered by: Yoni
Date published: 2021-10-01
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