Gitzo Carbon Boom Series 2 5S L Microphone Boom
Gitzo Carbon Boom Series 2 5S L Microphone Boom, 5 Sections, Telescopic, Rubber Grip
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The Gitzo GB2551L microphone boom is a professional grade, new-generation carbon fiber microphone boom built to support sound engineers precisely and reliably, ensuring easy, intuitive cable handling for quick and secure setup in all situations – helping achieve flawless sound takes. A comfortable, handy boom, it has all Gitzo’s distinctive features likestiffness, stability and lightness.
The Gitzo GB2551L features the latest Carbon eXact tubing, which outperfoms its predecessor, Carbon 6X, in terms of stiffness. This new model has larger tube diameters but remains as lightweight as its predecessors. Weighing just 0.71 kg, it provides new levels of stiffness and rigidity - even when extended to its full length of 341 cm.
On its end, a stiffer 14.7 mm tube reduces unwanted flexing, keeping microphones stable in the desired position. The Gitzo GB2551L manages cables precisely, improving operation speed and handling ease in the field. It helps eliminate unwanted noise through facilitated internal cabling: the sound cable can be fed through the boom thanks to easily removable top and bottom attachments, exiting naturally on both sides. Alternatively, the cable can run outside the boom.
The boom features an ergonomic front-hand rubber grip that helps users hold it stably and comfortably. The bottom end of the boom is equipped with a resistant rubber foot that enables sound engineers to rest holding the boom vertically against the floor, while the cable exits from the side without getting pinched. The tubes feature is the new G-lock Ultra system, Gitzo’s latest-generation quick and rigid leg-locking mechanism.
Along with the other models in this new range, the Gitzo GB2551L is equipped with a reversible 3/8”-1/4” screw, allowing it to connect most microphone holders, including the Gitzo G11510N.
With the optional 3/8”-5/8” G1145 adapter, it connects to other microphone holders with a 5/8” thread.
The Gitzo GB2551L is part of a new range covering popular lengths and tube diameters and designed to meet the needs of most location filming and to provide the optimal combination of lightness and stiffness. Features Smart cable handling
The new Gitzo Booms enable effortless internal cabling. The audio cable can be easily inserted thanks to smart, removable top and bottom attachments, and exits naturally from the side. This allows boom operators to hold the boom vertically on the floor without pinching the cable.
Stiffer and Lighter
The tubing has been upgraded to Gitzo’s latest-generation Carbon eXact carbon fibre, making these models stiffer than any of their predecessors yet just as lightweight. The new mic booms end with larger tube sections than the previous range, reducing unwanted flexion and keeping the microphone stably in its desired position.
Comfortable and Ergonomic
G-lock Ultra: the new booms feature G-lock Ultra, Gitzo’s latest-generation quick and rigid tripod leg locks. Front hand rubber grip: an additional rubber grip for the front hand helps users hold the boom stably and comfortably for long periods of time.
The new range covers popular lengths (250-350cm) and tube diameters, meeting the needs of most locations and providing an optimal balance between lightness and stiffness. The new range also introduces a 7-section XL model that stretches out to an impressive maximum length of 473 cm.
The new Gitzo booms range consists of 4 models:
Series 2 (first section diameter 29.0mm): GB2551, GB2551L
Series 4 (first section diameter 37.0mm): GB4541, GB4571XL
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