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GITZO G2380
8.2 out of 10

GITZO G2380

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Reviews and Problems with GITZO G2380

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Overall 6
6.0

Not recomendable for long lenses

Chris, B&H Photo
8 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Gitzo states on their own webpage: ... this head (is) the ideal tool for photographers and bird watchers using long focal length lenses... I am sorry. This is absolutely not true.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not for Pro Video

Tat, B&H Photo
3 August 2011
  • Excerpt: This head is good for the home user who wants a fluid head. For pro video, it only smoothly pans and tilts at wide angle to medium. With a Canon AH1 on telephoto, it was not acceptable. I also did not prefer the locking mechanism, which required too much of a twist to lock quickly.
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Overall 8
8.0

Decent head for occasional Video shoot

Ramana, B&H Photo
25 October 2010
  • Excerpt: I wanted to get a pan head along with 60D. Even after reading all the positive reviews about the Bogen head, I was not too sure to get that. Asked a BH rep to suggest a head in that price range for my Gitzo legs and he suggested this instead.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 10
10

waiting for new supply

gitzo smooooooth, B&H Photo
9 August 2010
  • Excerpt: beautiful design works with short column of gitzo tripod allows fast change from video head to center ball head increases versatility.
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Overall 2
2.0

rock solid

gitzo grip gripes, B&H Photo
16 July 2010
  • Excerpt: tilt and quick release fine not so pan control
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Strong Clamp, Superb design
  • Cons: Gitzo quality control, Pan control nonexistant
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Value and Smooth

Bill, B&H Photo
12 July 2010
  • Excerpt: It's a good choice for light vid cameras and vid DSLR's. Gitzo quality and smooth action on diagonal movements. It's not to be compared to a $1,000+ head, but I think it's a great option for the still shooter who shoots an occasional video and wants smooth pans and tilts.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 8
8.0

I would buy this again.

Jerome, B&H Photo
13 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The G2380 works as expected. I handle my Canon 5D MK II with a 70-200mm f2.8 without any problems. It is smooth and a good alternate to the higher price fluid heads that are $1000 or more.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Value

Haiku, B&H Photo
21 April 2010
  • Excerpt: For those on a budget and want a fluid head that's not a bottom basement model but can't afford the premium stuff, this head is for you! With a little practice one can get reasonably smooth pans.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly
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Overall 6
6.0

Good $, well-built, adequate performance

ChrisSand, B&H Photo
25 August 2009
  • Excerpt: I was looking for a reasonably priced lightweight fluid head to mount on an existing 'flat head' carbon fiber stills tripod. This fits the bill. PROs: The build quality is excellent and should take whatever punishment hiking & weather will throw at it.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 8
8.0

A Great Bargain

Thomas Light, B&H Photo
18 March 2009
  • Excerpt: It was somewhat hard to decide on a video head for my tripod, and noting that most were in the over $1,000. So I went by brand and reputation, many of my photography friends use Gitzo products. So they have produced a winning video fluid head.
  • Pros: Good controls, Good Stability, Well Made
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