The Gitzo GT2541EX 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod uses advanced "Carbon 6X" carbon fiber material for its leg construction. This improved tubing is stronger, lighter and as resistant as its 12 layer predecessor. Carbon "6X" is manufactured using a complex, 3-D process weaving 6 layers of carbon fiber into smooth, solid constructed tubes. This tripod incorporates many new ideas in tripod design and offers extreme flexibility.
It features individually locking legs that can be fixed at any angle from 0° to 90° and a column that will tilt from the vertical, right over beyond the horizontal and lock solidly at any angle. The GT2541EX is especially ideal for outdoor macro and nature photography, when used with digital SLRs with 200mm lenses (up to a 300mm maximum), lightweight camcorders, or spotting scopes. It offers an excellent load capacity rating of 26.4 lbs (12kg) and good torsional rigidity.
The Gitzo GT2541E is commonly used for Landscape/scenery and more.The Gitzo GT2541E is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Gitzo GT2541E is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Gitzo GT2541E: Folds away, Lightweight, Stable, Unfolds quickly to mention just a few.
|Load Capacity||26.5 lbs (12kg)|
|Head Attachment Fitting||1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 (reversible stud)|
|Material||6 layer carbon fiber|
|Leg Lock Type||Twist|
|Independent Leg Spread||Yes (any angle from 0 to 90°)|
|Spiked/Retractable Feet||No (optional)|
|Center Column Type||Rapid (sliding)|
|Center Column Sections||1|
|Maximum Height||64.6" (164cm)|
|Maximum Height w/o Column Extended||53.1" (135 cm)|
|Minimum Height||1.2" (3cm)|
|Folded Length||21.3" (54cm)|
|Weight||4.1 lbs (1.8kg)|