The best choice for DSLR or for lightweight camcorders. Recommended for lenses up to 300mm maximum. Excellent maximum load capacity and excellent torsional rigidity, available in 3- and 4-section models at compact and standard heights. Series 2 is the ideal solution for photographers that are looking for a solid tripod without sacrificing weight. All Series 2 basalt tripods now feature a new magnesium upper casting for a further weight reduction and a new third ultra low leg spread to take full advantage of the “Ground Level Set.” Series 2 tripods are also provided with the new Power Disc for an safer head lock. The new GT2840C is a special compact version, available in basalt fiber tube only, ideal for cabin luggage and to be stored in your backpack.