The EG780A2 is a great tripod kit for those looking for a simple system to support a medium-body cinema or broadcast cameras. The EH780 fluid video head and GA752 tiered tripod legs make for a light and simple combo capable of supporting a moderate-to-heavy load wherever you need to set up.
EH780 Fluid Head
The EH780 Fluid Video Head has a max safety payload of 22 lbs and a counterbalance payload of 13.2 lbs. The Head includes a GB2 pan handle and GP1 quick release plate, and fits onto a 75mm bowl. Pan and Tilt drag can be continuously/variably adjusted, and the counterbalance is fixed to 13.2 lbs. You have two rosettes for mounting pan handles, allowing you to mount the included handle on either side of the head or mount 2 handles simultaneously for extra control.
Additional handle available here.
The GA752 tiered video tripod legs can hold 88 lbs. and utilize a convenient mono-lock system that allows you to lock and unlock both stages of each extendable leg with one motion. Each set of legs includes a removable GS-01 mid-level spreader and a set of F3 rubber feet. The feet are easily removable to reveal spikes that allow you to set up your shot on soft ground. The GA752 is topped off with a 75mm bowl for quickly adjusting the payload horizontally and/or vertically.
The heavy-duty tripod is made of aluminum and the legs are a twin tube design with two stages. It includes the E-Image Mono-Lock design which allows you to control the height of both stages with a single twist lock.
A Lightweight Kit for Middle Weight Rigs
The extra payload capacity and adjustable drag settings of the EH780 fluid video head make the EG780A2 perfect for those who need a simple kit for a rig of moderate-to-heavy weight.