Also, it has four level bubbles. This built-in accessory allows you to hang a stabilizing weight e. I like the ball head that comes with the tripod but am not real picky. See any errors on this page? This allows the normal crown section of a tripod to be within the collapsed leg segments’ space, affording this tripod its impressive This feature allows you to position independently the tripod legs in two positions.
It is ideal for use with a modern SLR and a lens of up to mm in any conditions, and usually even provides sharp images with lenses as long as mm. I also wanted a tripod that would support longer glass future purchase. It is available in the popular four section standard level configuration and includes the new Traveler Series 2 head. This allows the normal crown section of a tripod to be within the collapsed leg segments’ space, affording this tripod its impressive I love the engineering that went into this product – everything is thought through and and works a looks great. This built-in accessory allows you to hang a stabilizing weight e.
The tripod is well made and I like the compactness. Recommended for DSLR with mm lenses up to mm maximum, the new Series 2 Traveler offers excellent maximum load capacity and great torsion rigidity thanks to G-Lock and the newly designed upper casting. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.
Short Carbon 6X Column. Did not give 5 stars because have to buy Gitzo head and I have Really Right Stuff already which is not compatible. If you want to use a 3rd party head, you have to buy the gitzo plate so you can attach your 3rd party head to the legs.
Series 2 6X Traveler Kit
Gitzo 6X is the most advanced carbon fiber tube in the market and guarantees structural strength, flexion rigidity and great vibration absorption properties. I have justified this purchase on seried fact it will last gk258t0qr several camera generations. Rated 5 out of 5 by Richard from Nice piece of equipment, but expensive My primary photographic interest is landscape photography. This tripod fit the bill. Rated 5 out of 5 by snap photo from Compact Own a few Gitzo tripods and was looking for a travel tripod that was small enough to fit in my carry-on bag and lightweight.
I like it, although it is expensive. The series 1 Traveller would probably be fine for my current set up, but I wanted it to travwler future proof if I ever buy mm lens We have introduced a new Anti Leg Rotation system, which means the tripod can be opened in less than 15 seconds.
Rated 4 out of 5 by NSL traveller Tremendous Travel Tripod I gave the tripod 4 stars, but would have given it 5 stars if I didn’t have to purchase the head portion of the kit with the legs.
Gitzo GKTQR Traveler 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod GKTQR
Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. If you do use Really Right Stuff, you have to pay an additional cost for the plate to mount your ballhead onto. It has a simplified locking lever, but still retains a PTFE-treated sphere and the “Spring Assisted Double Lock” with its great ability to stay where you put it once locked.
Series 1 and above are built with an anti-rotation grooved centre column for improved stability. Beyond the weight savings we’re all after, carbon fiber has a tendency to ‘eat’ vibrations rather than transmitting them, much like a wooden tripod would. I would prefer to be able to buy the tripod with the legs only because I use Really Right Stuff heads. It is ideal for use with a modern SLR and a lens of up to mm in any conditions, and usually even provides sharp images with lenses as long as mm.
Rated 5 out of 5 by D M from Great and Light!! I had been using a Monfrotto aluminum tripod with a head which worked great in the studio but was miserable to carry while hiking. I have no problem with the tripod fitting quite easily into my carry-on bag. And everything works smoothly and securely. Heavy enough for D90 with 2.
Gitzo GK2580TQR Traveler Series 2 Carbon 6x Tripod Kit
I like that the ballhead comes with a quick release plate. General Load Capacity No Longer Available Update Location close. I also wanted a tripod that would support longer glass future purchase.
Series 2 6X Levelling 4S.
This new feature allows you to remove the centre column to save weight and get the camera closer to the ground. The only complaint that I have is the plate that screws on the bottom of the camera slips if the camera is not level. Monitor And Laptop Platform. Extremely lightweight and compact, this kit is the ultimate solution for photographers looking for a regular size tripod that combines lightweight, compactness and transportability without compromising on stability and image sharpness.
The centre column locking collar above the tripod shoulder makes it easier to adjust the column quickly. G-lock G-Lock is the new Gitzo leg locking system. Gl2580tqr And Laptop Platform details. Carbon fiber with magnesium fittings. It is available in the popular four section standard level configuration and includes the new Traveler Series 2 head.
Only very minor negative is the quick release plates slide into the head and don’t snap in like others I have used. I wanted a stable, light weight tripod that I could carry in my back pack along with a full gk2580ttqr digital camera and one or two lenses. Also need to buy plate and stud bolt in order to use the other head. I am sure it will last me for many many years Wanted version I could seires around in standard backpack.
Arca Style’ quick release plate adapter details. I gave it 4 stars because you can only buy the tripod with the ballhead. I like the ball head that comes with the tripod but traveeler not real picky. Because I don’t own theI cannot accurately comment if that is true.