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Gitzo 1550T Tripod with Head
The Traveler

Gitzo 1550T tripod

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Tiny and sturdy! The 1550T Traveler is a new carbon fiber tripod from Gitzo, and already it's the best-selling high-end, lightweight tripod in the world.

Gitzo 1550T tripodIt folds up into a mere 14 inches of length, so you can slip it into a carry-on bag or purse and take it with you anywhere. And when you set up, you have the astonishing stability of carbon fiber that lets your scope give you steady images.

Gitzo's unique patented 180-degree folding mechanism accommodates the head inside the folded tripod legs and makes this the smallest folded tripod for its open size and number of sections. Matching this compactness with the sturdiness of lightweight carbon fiber and good speed in setup makes the Travelers the ultimate tripods.  


Ground Level SetGROUND LEVEL SET This new 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.

Rapid ColumnRAPID 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 ColumnREVERSIBLE COLUMN The rapid column can easily be inverted for an alternative shooting angle or low level macro work. This is how you get the minimum height of less than 9 inches.

Anti Leg RotationALR - Gitzo has introduced a new Anti Leg Rotation system, which means the tripod can be opened in less than 15 seconds. Simply loosen all the twist locks on each leg at the same time, then pull the leg down and tighten the locks individually.

HookHOOK This built-in accessory allows you to hang a stabilizingweight (e.g. a full camera bag or a sand/water bag) fromthe bottom of the tripod center column. Useful with longheavy lenses, on uneven ground or in windy conditions.


Attachment: 1/4" and 3/8" screw attachment type
Center column type: Rapid
Folded Length 14 inches!
Leg angles: 24 degrees and 65 degrees
Leg sections: 5
Material: carbon fiber 6X
Maximum height: 49.21"
Maximum height with column down: 57.48"
Minimum height: 8.66 inches
Weight 2.2 lb. including head
Gitzo tripod series: 1

Gitzo 1550T

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