The Series-2 6X Systematic 4-Section Tripod from Gitzo is a great choice for those looking to travel light, but still get outstanding performance. Systematic tripods are very strong and stable, yet offer excellent flexibility of use.
The Series 2 has a unique modular system that can be quickly transformed into different configurations, in as little as 15 seconds, and the same tripod can support both photographic and video equipment. Despite a negligible weight of only 3.8 lb, this tripod can be extended to 51.2" high and handle a DSLR with up to a 300mm lens, or a medium-sized spotting scope for bird-watching.
The Series 2 is constructed from 6X carbon fiber. It has an Anti Leg Rotation system (ALR), G-Lock, and brushed matte black finish for improved locking performance and minimized reflectivity. A wide selection of accessories allows you to keep growing your system according to your future needs, whether they are still life, macro, outdoor, sport or wildlife applications.