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Advice for an ultra light tripod


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avatarsupporter
sent on October 10, 2012 (7:48)

I'm looking for a ultra light tripod to be easy to carry but capable to work with a eos 5D II + tele zoom
All advices are welcome

avatarjunior
sent on October 11, 2012 (23:46)

What is "ultra light tripod" in your understanding? What is "tele zoom" in your case - 70-300 f4-5,6 or 70-200 f/2,8?
For me this tripod works acceptable on 7d & EF300 f/4L:
english.benro.cn/CpListCC.aspx?ParaId=0&id=82&ProductId=814
I know, Benro is Chinese, but at least the above model is far more robust, has better functionality and was significantly cheaper than my previous Gitzo 1227II - broken, apparently for no other reason than exposing it some time ago to -20C and probably bad manufacturing of a certain part.
Both Benro (linked above) and Gitzo are carbon fibre tripods and, of course, are not cheap tripods.

avatarsupporter
sent on October 15, 2012 (19:48)

Thanks for your advice Fpix, the max load of the gear should be 5DII + 70-200 f2.8 IS II, I think about 2.5 kg

If any other advice...welcome

avatarjunior
sent on December 24, 2013 (16:42)

Cosa ne pensate di questi treppiede, qualcuno li usa?

www.feisoleurope.com/feisol-elite-tripod-ct3372-rapid-p-57.html

avatarsupporter
sent on December 24, 2013 (19:06)

Finally I bought this one www.gitzo.fr/ser1-6x-traveler-kit
And since one year I'm very happy, enough stable and so light :)
Just one default, expensive !

avatarsenior
sent on December 28, 2013 (13:21)

i also have a Seri tripod very light and well made you can find a review on youtube after seeing the review i decided to get one for Macro as i have a goog Manfrotto for birds been very happy with the SERI

avataradmin
sent on February 01, 2014 (12:29)

I have recently bought a beautiful Manfrotto 190 CX4, I'm going to publish soon the review! It is a very well built tripod, and thanks to carbon fiber it weights just 1.6 Kg Sorriso

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