Gitzo 2 way head, series 1

  • Lightweight series 1, fluid tripod head
  • Smooth and controlled low speed, frictionless fast movement
  • Full fluidity on pan and tilt movements
  • Single knob control for panning and tilting
  • Removable/reversible pan bar, Quick-release (1/4'' screw)



0.46 kg

Top Attachment

1/4″ screw

Safety Payload Weight

4 kg

Base Diameter

50 mm

Front Tilt

+110° / -110°



Plate Type

quick release - with 1/4″ screw


Noir Decor

Friction Control


Head Type


Independent Pan Lock


Independent Tilt Lock


Maximum Working Temperature

70 °C

Minimum Working Temperature

-30 °C

Pan Bar Included


Pan Drag

fluid cartridge with fixed drag

Panoramic Rotation

360 ° °

Quick Release




Tilt Drag

fluid cartridge with fixed drag

Working Height

9.2 cm

Technical specifications Full list


The Gitzo GH1720QR Series 1 Magnesium Two-Way Fluid Tripod Head with Quick Release is an ultra-lightweight solution dedicated to watching nature in the great outdoors, featuring pan and tilt fluid cartridges to provide smooth, controlled movement. It also includes a Quick Release system for quick and easy equipment attachment/removal. This extremely lightweight tripod head is made of highly rigid magnesium, weighs 460 grams and supports a load up to 4 kg.
The GH1720QR’s single-lock mechanism controls the 360° pan and ± 110° tilt movements via a single knob, for easier and more efficient adjustment. The tripod head is supplied with a removable, reversible pan bar and can be set up for both right/left-handed use, and its high-precision mechanism provides maximum stability and accuracy.
The GH1720QR provides the ultimate shooting speed and versatility when used with Gitzo carbon fiber tripods. This compact tripod head is ideal for accompanying photographers on birdwatching and wildlife photography trips.

Warranty Select Gitzo Supports, Heads & Kits

Gitzo Traveler, Mountaineer and Systematic Supports, Heads and Kits are covered by a Standard Limited Warranty (six months from date of purchase) and are eligible for a free Standard Limited Warranty Extension, upon online product registration, for an additional six years, six months - thus, up to seven years of coverage from the date of purchase. For more details or to register your product, please visit:

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