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Unfortunately Gitzo Series 3 Basalt Compact Tripod, Ser.3 is no longer carried by OpticsPlanet.
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Gitzo Series 3 Basalt Compact Tripod, Ser.3 Product Info
Gitzo Series3 Basalt Compact Tripod, Ser .3 is on sale and available from our online store. OpticsPlanet, Inc is an Authorized US Distributor for Gitzo Tripods.
The Gitzo Series 3 Basalt Compact Tripod is a special compact basalt fiber tube tripod, ideal for cabin luggage and to be stored in your back pack. This Series 3 Basalt Compact Tripod by Gitzo is scaled for professional equipment, medium format and DSLRs with 300mm lens up to 400mm maximum. These Gitzo Tripods feature a high maximum load capacity and outstanding torsional rigidity. Gitzo Series 3 Tripods are surprisingly lightweight and offer a good safety-stability margin that makes them popular alternatives to series 2 tripods. These tripods also feature an ultra low leg spread to take full advantage of the "Ground Level Set", and come with the new Power Disc for safer head lock.
Specifications for Gitzo Ser3 Basalt Compact Tripod:
1/4" and 3/8" screws attachment type
performance - 24°. 55°. 80°
maximum height (with center column down):
Features of Gitzo Series-3 Basalt Compact Tripod:
GROUND LEVEL SET - This new feature allows you to remove the center column to save weight and get the camera closer to the ground. Uses existing components: the upper disc with reversible 1/4 - 3/8 bolt and the column hook assembly: Remove column and fix the disk directly to the upper casting using the column hook. No tools needed.
G-LOCK - G-Lock is the new Gitzo leg locking system. The locking mechanism has been completely redesigned in order to achieve a 20% increase in rigidity, faster operation and stronger, safer locking. G-Lock’s special design also provides a “gravity lock" effect: the higher the load applied vertically to the leg, the stronger the lock.
RAPID COLUMN - The center column locking collar above the tripod shoulder makes it easier to adjust the column quickly. Series 1 and above are built with an anti-rotation grooved center column for improved stability.
REVERSIBLE COLUMN - The rapid column can easily be inverted for an alternative shooting angle or low level macro work.
HOOK - This built-in accessory allows you to hang a stabilizing weight (e.g. a full camera bag or a sand/water bag) from the bottom of the tripod center column. Useful with long heavy lenses, on uneven ground or in windy conditions.
LEG ENDS - All tripods and monopods in Series 1 and above are provided with removable rubber feet. This feature allows you to easily change worn out rubber feet or to fit other accessories, such as spiked feet or snow/sand shoes. (4 sections tripods in Series 1 are excluded because the final leg section is too narrow to fit these ends).
POWER DISC - The new tripod upper disc is called "Power Disc". It is made of machined solid aluminum and it now features two locking screws, one to lock the head, the other to safely lock the disc onto the column. The “Power Disc" gives a rock solid connection of the whole system for additional safety and stability.