The Gitzo Mountaineer Carbone Fiber Tripod kit with 3 Way Fluid Head is designed to deliver precise and versatile framing for photographers.
It is perfect for; Landscape Photographers who require precise framing and fine-tuned compositions.(ie. Horizons) Studio Photographers who images through precise framing. Architectural Photographers who experiment with angles to achieve different and creative perspectives. Offers great working versatility as well as precise framing for creative photography.
The Gitzo 3 Way Fluid Head comes with a stiff and ultra-light magnesium body weight less than 1kg and can safely support a payload of up to 13kg. Patented retractable handles make it the perfect head to carry on outdoor adventures. Equipped with an independent fluid cartridge for each axis. Ensures the silky smooth and seamless movements without stick-slip. Its ergonomic handles allow accurate and effortless composition. It features a quick release holder with which the plate (7cm rubberized Arca-Swiss compatible plate included) can be easily released. The width of the quick release holder can be adjusted using the side screw to make it compatible with other plates. To fix-in a plate (and camera) just a single firm pressing down is needed against the quick release holder. Also the new 90° rotatable plate holder allows greater working versatility and framing. Not only does it helps switch from portrait to landscape it also makes it very easy to shoot overhead and below. This rotation prevents collision with tripods like the Systematic which have a larger spider. The smart rotating sprit level supports accurate framing on all axes. The spirit level can easily be repositioned to suit the camera’s position. The 3 Way Fluid Head was designed respecting Gitzo’s unmistakably elegant and clean style which represents the industry’s standard for excellence. It is a perfect match with Mountaineer tripod. The Carbon eXact tubes has maximized rigidity and image stability optimized the fiber composition for each tube size. Together with the 3 Way Fluid Head it is an ultimate kit for photographer. Specifications Weight: 2840 g Material: Aluminium CarbonExact Magnesium Safety Payload Weight: 13 kg Min Height: 27.6 cm Maximum Height: 172.5 cm Maximum Height (with Center Column Down) 144.5 cm Closed Length 75.6 cm Head Type 3 Way Head Leg Sections 3 Base Diameter 60 mm Leg Angles 23° 55° 83° Top Attachment 1/4? screw 3/8? screw Base Type 60 mm Bubble Spirit Level (No.) 1 Center Column rapid Colour Noir Decor Front Tilt -70° / +90° Series 3 Independent Pan Lock Yes Independent Tilt Lock Yes Lateral Tilt -30° / +90° Leg Type Single Leg Lock Type Twist Lock Maximum Working Temperature 70 Panoramic Rotation 360 Plate Type