- Safety Payload: 40 kg
- Weight: 2820 g
- Max Height: 156 cm
- Min Height: 10 cm
- Closed Length: 60 cm
- 4 leg sections
- Gitzo’ strongest, long version, 4-section carbon fiber tripod
- Lightweight, yet stiff eXact Carbon construction
- 3-different leg angles: 26°,55°,89°
- G-lock ultra for quick, ergonomic operation
- Removable and interchgeable durable rubber feet
- Ideal for professionals using heavy camera equipment
GT5543LS Series 5 Systematic Long
The GT5543LS weighs 2.82 Kg and secures an outstanding payload of 40 Kg. It reaches as low as 10 cm and up to 156 cm and folds down to 60 cm. A highly reliable, versatile, portable solution, this model features Gitzo's Carbon eXact tubes with G-Lock Ultra twist-locks that solidly connect the leg sections and protect them from dirt damage. New, ultra-stable, removable feet make this support even more secure. The Easy Link attachment provides enhanced versatility and ergonomics, enabling users to attach a wide array of optional accessories, such as a Manfrotto arms, LED lighting solutions, monitors, etc. With a top leg diameter of 41.3 mm, the long, 4-section GT5543LS is both sturdier and compact (its top casting is shared with Series 3 models) and offers a perfect closed length/height ratio - even without a column. It replaces the GT5542LS. This is a very popular choice with exacting professionals looking for a reliable and stable support able to carry heavy professional equipment with long lenses on top.
Systematic is Gitzo’s top of the range tripod family, the choice of exacting professional photographers who use long lenses and heavy cameras. Not only are Systematic Gitzo’s strongest and most stable tripods, they’re also modular, with a top casting element that opens and closes to allow each tripod to be configured with a flat disk, geared or sliding center column, video half-ball adaptor, leveling base or other Systematic accessories. The latest range features Carbon eXact tubes, new ultra-stable feet and the Easy Link attachment, making the Systematic even more stable, versatile, and ergonomic.
Revolutionary Carbon eXact tubes are even stiffer to maximize rigidity and image stability. Carbon eXact optimizes the fibre composition for each tube size, using HM (High Modulus) carbon fibre in the narrower tubes to make them stiffer. The tube diameters are also optimized: the final leg section of a 4 section Series 1 tripod is now 22.5% thicker than its predecessor.
This feature allows you to easily change worn out rubber feet or to fit other accessories, such as spiked feet or snow/sand shoes.
Our G-lock system has been redesigned from the inside out; G-lock Ultra is smoother and softer to use, and is designed to reduce dust and grit from getting in.