The Gitzo GT2542T Series 2 Traveler Tripod is a strong, stable yet extremely compact and lightweight carbon fibre tripod, designed to balance uncompromising professional support with ease of transport for travelling photographers. Gitzo's innovative Traveler design is more compact than a standard tripod structure because the 4-section legs turn 180deg. so that, when folded, they completely enclose the center column locking mechanism and the column itself. Despite its short folded length, the GT2542T opens to a practical working height for everyday use.
The GT2542T can be used with any head. For those who require extreme compactness, a Gitzo Traveler ball head is recommended, since it too fits within the tripod's own folded dimensions and enveloped by the legs. The GT2542T legs are made from the same high-performance rigid and lightweight Gitzo 6X carbon fibre tubing as is used on Gitzo Mountaineer and top-of-the-range Systematic tripods, with G-Lock leg locking rings for faster set-up and positioning and magnesium castings to help keep weight to an absolute minimum.
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I wanted a quality tripod for traveling with, and this one fits the bill. It's light but sturdy, easy to use, and will slide in a carry on bag with room to spare. It will make my next trip much easier.