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The Manfrotto 680B Compact Monopod is a four section Monopod featuring a rubber grip, wrist carrying strap, quick action lever leg lock system, large 60 mm camera/head platform with plastic cover and dual 1/4" - 3/8" camera fixing screw. Same as the model 680, but in black.
(based on 26 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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from South West
About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Comments about Manfrotto 680B Compact Monopod Black:
Well, I'm not sure where the 'compact' bit of the name comes from as this monopod is quite a size, even when folded. So, if you have visions of throwing this into a manbag or similar then you might want something else.However, on balance it feels light considering how sturdy it is. It has a fairly large diameter which means you can get a good hold on it. The clasps are also chunky enough that I have been able to operate them with gloves on.I think due to the size this is one of those monopods that you take out expecting to use (such as for an event) rather than having just in case. However, when you do need it then it works flawlessly and can support some large lenses (I was using a Nikon 200-400 with no problems)
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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sturdy and does the job
About Me Professional
Great monopod to leave in your tripod bag, it gets me out of trouble in situations where lighting is low but not low enough to warrant a tripod.
Used mostly for sport & nature when you need a prop but not a tripod.Slightly awkward opening hence only 4 stars.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Good basic quality that is very affordable and durable.
absolutly flipn ace, simple as that.
By Dangerouse Dave
About Me Getting started, Hobbyist/Enthusiast
it might be a little heavy but its extremly wel made
I have to take a lot of photos in low light situations without flash. This monopod replaced a less substantial one and the difference in stability was immediately apparent. I was able to take photos on a 200mm lens at low speeds with no discernible camera shake.It is reasonably heavy but highly recommended.
from South East
Nice quick service from Wex, Product feels very solid and reasssuring ...using it with a Sigma 120-400 zoom dont forget to turn off the OS.
Manfrotto Compact Monopod
By Dorset John
from Bridport, Dorset
Does exactly as expected, and a good mate to my Manfrotto tripod. Very well made.
I use this mainly for bird photography and find it quick and easy to set up and very sturdy.
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