Product Highlights
  • 40 kg (88 lbs) Max. Load Capacity
  • 156 - 10 cm (61.4 - 3.93") Height Range
  • Carbon Fiber Material Construction
  • Twist Lock Leg Lock Type
Gitzo Series 5 eXact Systematic Tripod 4-Section Long Replaces GT5542LS Gitzo Series 5 eXact Systematic Trip...
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Systematic is the choice of exacting professional photographers who use long lenses and heavy cameras.

Not only are Systematic Gitzo’s strongest and most stable tripods, they’re also modular, with a top casting element that opens and closes to allow each tripod to be configured with a flat disk, geared or sliding center column, video half-ball adaptor, leveling base or other Systematic accessories. The latest range features Carbon eXact tubes, new ultra-stable feet and the Easy Link attachment, making the Systematic even more stable, versatile, and ergonomic. The Easy Link attachment (3/8'' thread) allows the user to attach various accessories such as a Manfrotto arm to use lighting accessories.

Series 5 (top leg diameter 41.3mm) is the choice of the most demanding professionals, being the most rigid tripods in the whole Gitzo range. The top casting is larger than that of Series 3 & 4 Systematics in order to provide maximum stability.

GT5543LS is the 4 section long model, a size very popular for its balance between closed length and sufficient height even without a column. It replaces the GT5542LS.

What's Included

GT5543LS Systematic Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Long)
3x Replacement Rubber Leg-Tips
3x G1220.130 "Big-Foot" All Terrain Shoes


Product Specifications

5 eXact Systematic Tripod 4-Section

Top Attachment 3/8″ screw attachment type 
Bubble Spirit Level (no.) 1 number 
Carrying Bag Included none 
Centre Column no centre column 
Closed Length 60 cm
Easy Link Yes
Leg Type Single 
Leg Angles 26°,55°,89° 
Leg Lock Type Twist Lock 
Leg Section 4 number 
Legs Tube Diameter 29,32.9,37,41.3 mm 
Material CarbonExact 
Max Height 156 cm 
Maximum Height
(with Center Column Down)
156 cm 
Maximum Working Temperature 70°C 
Min Height 10 cm 
Minimum Working Temperature -30°C 
Safety Payload 40 kg 
Upper Disc Diameter 90 mm 

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Gitzo Series 5 eXact Systematic Tripod 4-Section Long Replaces GT5542LS

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