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GEEKOTO 79 inches Carbon Fiber Camera Tripod Monopod with 360 Degree Ball Head 1 4 inch Quick Shoe Plate Professional Tripod Load up to 26 5 pounds

Last Updated: June 28, 2020 (Refresh Now)
9.2
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Build Quality
 158
legs, leg, sturdy, ball head, monopod
+94%
-6%
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" ...  -Quick release plate is nice and sturdy  ...  "
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" ...  The legs work great in terms of ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels light but also very sturdy  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised at how tall the tripod will extend.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven’t been able to use much but it seems really sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  The materials are really solid, for one. ... The tripod is really stable and doesnt feel like it will bend or anything like that.  ...  "
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" ...  The Geekoto folds up significantly well considering how tall the tripod is fully extended.  ...  "
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" ...  The tripod is very light and sturdy for the weight. ... The clamps on the legs worked very well.  ...  "
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Camera
 84
photography, photos, landscape, photographer, geekoto
+98%
-2%
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" ...  I love photography and have been wanting to buy a tripod for quite a while now. ... The fact that it can go 77 inches high, as well as being able to do inverted shots is really nice. ... Another nice feature for me as I like to go deep in the woods for pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  I love to shoot macro bug photos and plants, the moon, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought them because I was in a bind and needed a quick solution for a shoot.  ...  "
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" ...  Here are some photos I took using the tripod.  ...  "
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" ...  I do wildlife and landscape shots and nothing beats a good solid tripod when you are waiting for the one shot.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an absolutely amazing tripod! ... You can also check out more of my photos on my instagram@steven_duong_photography ... It's super compact and easy to assemble, I would highly recommend this to any photographer starting into landscape or even portraits!  ...  "
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" ...  Still an amazing tripod!!  ...  "
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" ...  It allows you to effortlessly switch between landscape and portrait.  ...  "
Size
 77
lightweight, folds, travel, comes, carrying case
+99%
-1%
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" ...  I got it because it can go super tall and still be attached to my bag.  ...  "
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" ...  With the compact size and padded carrying case it goes every were I go.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems lightweight although I have yet to carry it for any length of time. ... Not bulky at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Super strong and trustworthy despite its weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Very compact, precisely made and sets up quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  It's light, but fairly strong and packs up medium small.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very light and quite high. ... It will be my traveling tripot companion.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love how tall it gets.  ...  "
Fit
 74
ball head, legs, plate, monopod, leg
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Then when you're ready to go it collapses and folds up to just 19 inches. ... 1 leg can also be removed and you can place the ball head on it and you now have an impromptu monopod (though you'll have to carry around a screw mount to make it possible). ... The Geekoto folds up significantly well considering how tall the tripod is fully extended.  ...  "
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" ...  Tripod is really light, easy to haul around, and fits perfectly on the side of my backpack.  ...  "
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" ...  The pieces are easy and quick to adjust, and the locks are firm.  ...  "
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" ...  Mostly metal construction and strong abs plastic for the rest, except the camera mount section.  ...  "
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" ...  When you hold onto this tripod, you are definitely holding a quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  It will fit that role by the carbon fiber construction and solid locks for the legs and the 360 degree head.  ...  "
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" ...  The leg system is ver nice and easy to fold away. ... I hope it holds up, I am not abusive and it feels like we will last OK.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the ease of use both as a tripod and monopod.  ...  "
Lens
 65
photography, photographer, lenses, lens, landscape
+98%
-2%
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" ...  This is a travel tripod for the enthusiast photographer. ... Used the tripod fully extended (except the centre extension tube) with my D810 with a few different lenses and I've seen no wobble in shots. ... I used the hook at the bottom of the extension tube and extended only three sections of the tripod legs to get sharp images.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this tripod for cityscape photography in New York City.  ...  "
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" ...  This Tripod is amazing, it’s durable and is great for video, landscapes work or any day to day photo activities !  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to take steady shots of my subject on an inclined surface. ... I mounted my Sony A7Rii + 24-105 G with vertical grip with batterie making it a 10lbs camera gear and this tripod handled it securely.  ...  "
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" ...  I've never owned a carbon fiber tripod before, so this is my first one.  ...  "
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" ...  I recently used it on a fairly windy day for some outside photography, the pictures came out clear because the tripod was moving with the wind.  ...  "
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" ...  I imagine heavier cameras and lenses might be too much for this tripod but my smaller DSLR and mirrorless camera are absolutely fine on it.  ...  "
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" ...  A number of corrections have always been a necessity to obtain the portraits that I make for a living to be successful with a high quality tripod.  ...  "
Price
 57
money, worth, tripod, value, price point
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Very good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing quality for its value.  ...  "
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" ...  Very well put together especially for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value for your money.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this case for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good economical choice that doesn't punish you for saving some money.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, The quality and build is great. ... Overall, this was well worth the buy.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise it's a good product, especially for this price point.  ...  "
Comfort
 44
head, smooth, position, tripod, monopod
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Specially the ball head plate.  ...  "
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" ...  The fluid head pans fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m almost 6 foot and the maximum height was over my head.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the smooth ball head .  ...  "
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" ...  The ball head feels solid, it doesn’t creak once locked into place.  ...  "
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" ...  The ball head is smooth and locks nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  Really small, lightweight and comfortable for carrying. ... I’m in love with the ball head . ... And the last but not least-it’s a very comfortable puddled carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  It also has a level on the head to help you adjust your camera position. ... The carry bag it comes with is slightly padded and comfortable to carry around.  ...  "
For Travel
 36
tripod, trip, traveling, compact, trips
+100%
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" ...  I have a different carry bag for it so, the bag that it comes with is good for non hiking needs when I need it.  ...  "
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" ...  It is perfect and it's travel size as it reduces itself to such a small footprint I can carry it in almost every pack and every loading scenario I have come across.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved it, it's a really good portable travel tripod, but this one is a bit big, if I'm looking for more compact and lightweight I'll go for the 58' one  ...  "
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" ...  Made of aluminum and easily foldable this general purpose/travel tripod checks all the boxes.  ...  "
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" ...  This feels like a solid product that will be able to handle hikes and travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Although it's a little heavy for carrying on your trips, Versatility and durability are the best characteristics of this great tripod!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a travel tripod for the enthusiast photographer.  ...  "
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" ...  they designed it so the locks don't hang up on stuff during travel(ie., bag straps, loose clothing, someone's pocket on public transit).  ...  "
Ease of Use
 33
easy to use, set, use, adjust, setup
+100%
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" ...  It's compact, light and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s lightweight and very easy to manage. ... It’s set up and use is very intuitive to understand.  ...  "
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" ...  It is extremely easy to use. ... It also has the center column which is nice for quick Height adjustments .  ...  "
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" ...  It's flip locks are easy to use so you can set up quickly and avoid missing your shot.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it, plain and simple.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so easy to use and very convenient for packing up and taking it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super easy to adjust on the fly with the tool-free design.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very sturdy and easy to use.  ...  "
Storage
 28
tripod, tall, height, comes, transport
+100%
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" ...  But Geekoto also includes a shorter center column, allowing you to save some weight, in case you don’t need the extra height.  ...  "
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" ...  The part where the camera legs fold out gives you three positions for each leg, so it works good on uneven ground or tight spaces.  ...  "
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" ...  I am 6'7" and the tripod is tall enough for me, which is Awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a nice padded case for easy transport.  ...  "
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" ...  great height too.  ...  "
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" ...  No brainier for some one looking for a nice, tall, portable tripod.  ...  "
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" ...  I do like the functionality of it and its ability to be packaged away quite tightly in the provided bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Inside that box was a black, zippered bag with an adjustable strap.  ...  "
Weight
 27
light, tripod, sturdy, compact, hook
+100%
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" ...  This is a really a very high-quality, heavy duty tripod that is light-weight, sturdy, and folds up to a compact size.  ...  "
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" ...  The Geekoto is a feather weight in comparison . ... Now I find my work to be much quicker and easier to do with the feather weight Geekoto.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light weight, which makes it great for backpacking.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels light but also very sturdy  ...  "
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" ...  I like it because of its good quality, light weight and durability.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very light weight tripod but actually has sturdiness to it!  ...  "
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" ...  not too heavy .  ...  "
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" ...  All metal construction, adjustability to anything you can imagine, light weight, folds down compact .  ...  "
Design
 25
design, sturdy, metal, feels, well
+100%
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" ...  The materials, fit and finish and overall feel could not be better .  ...  "
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" ...  The alloy metal parts are colored a real pretty burgundy red.  ...  "
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" ...  The design and features are well thought out.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks well built, cant wait to take it out  ...  "
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" ...  the carrying case look and felt really well made and good material.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the overall design of the GEEKOTO 77"Triopod.  ...  "
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" ...  DESIGN/LOOKS - 3.5/5 ... Indeed the looks will definitely decieve you.  ...  "
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" ...  1.IT LOOKS AWESOME! ... It’s a nice matte finish too, which I seem to like better then a really glossy finish. ... It is a very good design and it’s pretty much one of the main reasons I bought it, because it’s so versatile!  ...  "
Marketplace
 15
received, quick, pictures, looked, thank
+93%
-7%
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I was really digging on Amazon, and finally found what I need.  ...  "
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" ...  and as an excuse to post pictures of my cat.  ...  "
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" ...  See the attached photo.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this on Friday!  ...  "
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" ...  (This is my first review of anything on Amazon!  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was quick (actually 2 days)  ...  "
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" ...  I was instantly sold.  ...  "
Features
 14
tripod, similar, price, one, lock
+100%
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" ...  This tripod is a larger mid priced product with exciting functional features requiring correct weighting to stabilize, particularly the excellent tilting feature. ... Retailers offer many inexpensive products with same or similar top features unfortunately quality, testing, and design suffer.  ...  "
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" ...  (Geekoto also offers lighting equipment as well!)  ...  "
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" ...  Seriously, the price of this tripod for all the features it has is insane!  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice and light.  ...  "
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" ...  I was convinced I liked the twist lock, but for the money I had to try it and it's great.  ...  "
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" ...  It has great features for a moderate price.  ...  "
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" ...  The design and features are well thought out.  ...  "
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" ...  does have the best features all costly tripods have. ... -The inverted center column is one of my favorites features  ...  "
Product Reliability
 13
last, durability, ago, years, using
+85%
-15%
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" ...  It arrived in a couple days.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be giving it a good workout for the next 3 weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this for about 16 months now.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used it for a few weeks now and it has been very reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a replacement for my damaged one I had.  ...  "
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" ...  I think without abusing it, it will last quite long.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish I would have known about Geekoto years ago.  ...  "
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" ...  I give 4 stars, as I have not had it long enough to address durability issues: ... If have any durability issues, I will update this review.  ...  "
Cover
 12
carrying case, nice, bag, comfortable, case
+100%
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" ...  It does fold up nice and comes with a nice carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes in a nice carry case.  ...  "
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" ...  It's lightweight, durable and it comes with carrying bag for transportation.  ...  "
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" ...  And the last but not least-it’s a very comfortable puddled carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a nice bag for transporting.  ...  "
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" ...  The carry bag it comes with is slightly padded and comfortable to carry around.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice carry bag  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with an awesome carrying case.  ...  "
Setup
 10
easy, set, use, take, intuitive
+100%
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" ...  It is very easy to transport and set up.  ...  "
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" ...  When extended fully, the entire setup is impressively tall.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise it seems to be a good solid unit with many options for setup.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have any problems and I've actually gotten pretty good at loosening and tightening them quickly for setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup and break down was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I get setup on almost any terrain.  ...  "
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" ...  I did glance at the instructions, but setup and use are reasonably intuitive and the mono pod leg is well marked.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
Delivery
 7
arrived, received, quick
+100%
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" ...  Arrived on time in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived on Monday and it has been nothing but perfect so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was quick (actually 2 days)  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived in a couple days. ... When I cracked open the box, I was first impressed with the quality of the packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  This is packaged very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received it yesterday.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 5
easy, ball head, works, ball
+100%
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" ...  I love the smooth ball head .  ...  "
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" ...  I was particularly impressed with the very smooth and silky movement present in both the circular and ball joints.  ...  "
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" ...  The 360-degree ball head works very smooth and easy.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
looked, picture
+100%
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  See the attached photo.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not looked at the moon yet but I am guessing I will get some good pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  and as an excuse to post pictures of my cat.  ...  "
Device Stand
 4
much, would, ordered, ball
+100%
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" ...  I ordered another one liked it that much, could use a spare mount so I ordered those too.  ...  "
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" ...  Good ball mount .  ...  "
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" ...  And to my surprise the mount is really great!  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing that I would hope would be that additional QD mounts come available.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
+100%
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" ...  Now I can mount even the Hasselblad a breeze to connect.  ...  "
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" ...  I immediately recognized this Amazon suggestion as valuable to me.  ...  "
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" ...  I have mounted my iphone to it using a adapter that was seperately purchased.  ...  "
Zoom
 4
pan, zooming, weight, tripod, straight
+100%
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" ...  More than enough for a typical DSLR and telephoto zoom or macro lens.  ...  "
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" ...  I need light tripod for long hiking & photo shooting.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports up to 8kg in weight, nearly 18 pounds, well over the weight of my Canon DSLR plus 18-200 zoom and flash.  ...  "
Gaming
 3
+100%
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" ...  We are using the tripod to film my daughter’s volleyball games.  ...  "
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" ...  I love it for shooting portraiture, nighttime photography and I use the monopod for my kid's basketball games.  ...  "
For Kids
 3
kids, bought
+100%
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" ...  ("It's for the kids!")  ...  "
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" ...  My son loves it  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter.  ...  "
As Gift
 3
son, bought
+100%
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" ...  It was on sale and I had a gift card, so I got approval from my wife to go ahead and get it.  ...  "
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" ...  Got the second one as a perfect Christmas gift for my brother  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my son’s birthday and he told me today it has more potential than he thought when he put it on his wish list ... He is very satisfied with this gift!  ...  "
Color
 3
well, pretty, looked, flash, design
+100%
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" ...  I love the colors!  ...  "
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" ...  The design and color is pretty cool as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice flash of color too !  ...  "
Returns
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I owned the MeFOTO for a day before returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a replacement for my damaged one I had.  ...  "
Packing
 3
5
+100%
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" ...  The packaging is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so easy to use and very convenient for packing up and taking it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  PACKAGING - 5/5 ... This is packaged very well.  ...  "
Night Photography
 3
long, exposure, photography
+100%
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" ...  I photograph a lot of nature and night time photography.  ...  "
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" ...  I shot a 90 second long exposure the other night, and it performed very well.  ...  "
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" ...  I know that in order to do a nice pictures of the city at night with a long exposure technique I would have to buy a tripod one day.  ...  "

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