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Gitzo GT2542LS
8.8 out of 10

Gitzo GT2542LS

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Overall 6
6.0

3 might be better

df, B&H Photo
20 November 2015
  • Excerpt: It's not bad, but given that the diameter of the top is same as GT3542LS and the leg diameters are bigger (and stiffer) on the 3542l (and it weighs only slightly more) I exchanged it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good tripod for light DSLR setups

Jay Waterhouse, B&H Photo
26 September 2015
  • Excerpt: I'm a landscape photographer and found the size and portability of the 2542LS to be its best qualities, but it isn't a very good landscape tripod. It is light and I did encounter problems with wind vibration and instability.I've tried four different tripod heads with the 2542LS, including a Nodal...
  • Pros: Compact, Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
  • Cons: Unstable
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Overall 2
2.0

Superb Tripod but Unsuitable

dgluck, B&H Photo
8 September 2015
  • Excerpt: This is a beautiful well-made tripod that is terrific for light weight use but questionable for the big guns. I would have given it 5 stars if not for my particular circumstances. Unfortunately it's rated for 50lb plus and up to a 600mm lens.
  • Pros: Compact, Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
  • Cons: Unstable
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Overall 6
6.0

Light, but not rock solid! You better go with GT3552LS!

AlexTim5, B&H Photo
9 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Very good tripod, but the lowest parts of its legs are just too thin - the tripod isn`t stable as rock when fully open. When I close 1 section - it is MUCH better. So - for those who are looking for very solid tripod - you better look for 3 Systematic series!
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Smooth Movement
  • Cons: Unstable
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Overall 10
10

One of the best landscape tripods

Mike Renteria, B&H Photo
16 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Recently took this tripod to a weekend holiday with my family to June Lake, California and the Gitzo 2542LS performed excellent. I've owned a Gitzo 5-series, RRS-TVC33, and an Induro AT-213 tripods.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Supurb Product

TP, WEX
10 August 2014
  • Summary: Already owning a series 3 it was important to find a lighter tripod for local trips without loss of quality. It had to be a series 2 - nothing else comes close to Gitso for product design and quality.A no compromise piece of kit. Well worth the money
  • Pros: Compact, Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
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Overall 10
10

usual Gitzo quality

jdc, WEX
12 June 2014
  • Summary: This is my second Gitzo, I have another model but its a bit heavy for travel so I purchased the systematic to save a little weight. Have the bubble level head so makes this complete.Usual Quality you would expect, will last a lifetime.
  • Pros: Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Highest Quality, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
  • Cons: Expensive
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Overall 10
10

Lightweight Systematic

Gordon, WEX
27 May 2014
  • Summary: Usual Gitzo quality, Lovely smooth action and fairly lightweight. Comes with a cloth pull string bag, Also has spiked feet with rubber stoppers. Best use for travel although and will support up to 300mm lens.
  • Pros: Compact, Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
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Overall 10
10

Supportive & lightweight

Scotsman, WEX
28 January 2014
  • Summary: Gitzo's model range can be hard to fathom, but my research paid off - this model offers all that I need, it is the perfect all-rounder, and compromise between light weight and heavy-duty.
  • Pros: Compact, Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Smooth Movement
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