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Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head

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Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head

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The Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head is designed to effortlessly support long and heavy lenses for wildlife, sports and action photography and boasts weight capacity of 30 kg and lightweight 1kg carbon construction.

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  • Elevate your photography with the Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head, which is lightweight and strong
  • Weighs just 1kg yet supports a huge payload of 30kg for long heavy lenses suitable for sports, action and wildlife
  • Fast set-up with included Arca-Swiss compatible camera plate/clamp for quick release with the most popular system
  • Vertical and panoramic scale ensures you can repeat moves and gain more precise placement quickly
  • Two independent rubberised Pan and Tilt lock knobs are easy to adjust and operable when wearing gloves
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Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head Summary

Designed to effortlessly support long and heavy lenses, the Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head boasts an impressive maximum weight capacity of 30 kg. This allows you to tackle the most challenging photographic endeavours with confidence, knowing that your equipment is securely stabilised.

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Lightweight and agile, the GH5C weighs in at a mere 1.1 kg, making it a breeze to carry and manoeuvre in the field. Its carbon fibre construction not only ensures durability and reliability but also adds a touch of elegance to your photography setup.

The GH5C is your passport to capturing wildlife, sports and action photography. Whether you're immersed in the untamed wilderness, freezing those fleeting moments on the sports field, or capturing the heart-pounding energy of action-packed scenes, this Benro tripod head is your unwavering companion.

Seamlessly attach and release your camera and lens with the Arca-compatible camera plate clamp. Its quick and efficient operation allows you to swiftly adapt to changing scenarios, ensuring you never miss a shot. The black anodised aluminium PL100LW camera plate has been meticulously crafted to reduce weight while maintaining unparalleled performance. It's a testament to the dedication of Benro to provide you with the best tools for your photographic odyssey.


Unlock boundless creative possibilities with the GH5C's vertical scale and 360° panoramic scale. These intuitive features have been thoughtfully added by Benro to empower you to make effortless adjustments and achieve repeatable pans, capturing every moment with precision. The large pivot tension knob guarantees smooth tilts, enabling you to effortlessly follow the action and create stunning, dynamic compositions. Additionally, a dedicated locking knob ensures complete control over panning motion, allowing you to masterfully frame your shots.

Key Benro GH5C Features

  • Strong yet lightweight carbon fibre construction weighs only 1.1kg
  • Can support long and heavy lenses ideal for sports photography, wildlife photography and bird watching with 30.0kg load capacity
  • Quick attachment and release of your camera and lens with an Arca-Swiss compatible camera plate/clamp
  • Precision placement and repeatable moves by using the vertical and panoramic scale
  • Comfortable rubberised Pan & Tilt lock knobs

Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head in More Detail

Benro’s GH5C be used for smooth panning and subject tracking when mounted on a suitable aluminium tripod or Benro carbon fibre tripod and even on a monopod for lightweight stability. The lightweight carbon fibre gimbal head is ideal for sports photographers, wildlife and bird photographers allowing smooth panning and excellent lens balancing.

Benro also produce the slightly heavier aluminium Benro GH2 Gimbal Head with a similar payload but slightly more cost effective for more budget conscious photographers.


What’s in the box

  • Benro GH5C Carbon Fibre Gimbal Head
  • PL100LW camera plate (10cm long)

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Condition guide

Our used products are subject to wear and tear in comparison to brand new products. This also applies to accessories that are supplied with the camera including batteries which may have a lower optimum performance level/life expectancy.

  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging and accessories. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order. Lenses are optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements and optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

*All of our used items are listed with the accesories that are included. If they are not listed then they will not be supplied at eh epoint of purchase.

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Peace of mind with our 6 month warranty

This product has been thoroughly tested by our team of photographers and we are happy to give a 6 month warranty as a result. The number of tests depends on the individual product but we are confident in this product having tested all the major functions. Anything that isn’t as you would expect, we then make a note of and show this in the condition notes on the page.

So you can be confident you are buying a great piece of kit that’s been looked after by a fellow photographer and seen many extraordinary sights, tested by our team of photographers and now looking forward to being set free to capture more great images!

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