Manfrotto Three Section Black Anodized Monopod 679B with 056 3D Junior Head

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About Manfrotto 3 Section Monopod 679B

Save $34.81 when you by this Manfrotto 3 Section Monopod 679B . Bundle comes with: , Manfrotto 056 and a Manfrotto 679B 3-Section Monopod . Bonus: No sales tax either, unless you live in New York or New Jersey.

Black anodized three section monopod featuring sure rubber grip, wrist carrying strap, quick action lever leg lock system with 45° flip, large 2.3" camera/head platform with plastic cover and dual 1/4-20" - 3/8" camera screw.

Head - A self-adjusting conical bearing locking system allows 360° rotation on both the vertical and horizontal plane. This is the ideal head for 35mm and light to medium format work.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Strong construction (52),Opens quickly (49),Lightweight (40),Compact (33)
Best Uses:
Sports/action (31),Travel (23),Wildlife (23),Stabilization (21),Landscape/scenery (19),Sports photography (14),Portraits (11),Night shots (9),Home (5),Long exposures (5),Video (4),Weddings (4) Reducing noise (ISO reduction) (3) View All
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (27),Semi-pro photographer (11),Enthusiast (9),Pro photographer (6)

Manfrotto 3 Section Monopod 679B Features

  • The 679B Monopod features the "Quick-Action" lever lock system with 45° flip allowing the sections to be quickly set-up and adjusted. (679 image shown)

Manfrotto 3 Section Monopod 679B Specifications

Monopd Legs
Max Height w/closed column
63.8 inches
Minimum Height
25.2 inches
Closed Length
24.5 inches
Leg Sections
Max Load Capacity
22 lbs.
1.3 lbs.
Foot Type: Rubber
Tripod Head
Max load Capacity
6.7 lbs
Head height
4 inches
Quick Release
Spirit Level
Female Thread size (Connect to Tripod)

Manfrotto 3 Section Monopod 679B Reviews

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(based on 59 reviews)


of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Reviewed by 59 customers


Solid and easily adjusted


from Gainesville, GA

This monopod is very useful when shooting wildlife or sports events, where a quick setup, adjustment, and fast relocation is necessary. It works great with heavy telephoto lenses, like a Nikon 28-300mm. It maybe a little heavy, but it is built well and the leg clamps are strong. I like to use it in conjunction with Manfrotto tripods withs a different head with quick releases.


Manfrotto 679B Monopod


from Germantown, MD  -  Pro Photographer

Got this monopod to replace earlier version which unfortunately got damaged after almost 15 years of great service. While I am pretty good when shooting at slower speeds, having a support such as this monopod is a definite plus, even with vibration-reduction lenses. When working with longer focal lengths, it is a MUST. I'm happy to say that the new version of this monopod is as well built as the original and has some great additions (especially the rubber grip, extra large mounting base and improved locking clamps.) Will be using this with my D300 and D600, especially when using my Tamron 200-500mm tele and my Nikkor 70-300mm VR zoom lenses. What I love about it is that while it is extremely strong, it is light weight and compact. This a great piece of equipment to have when you need some extra support and don't have the time to set up a tripod. I have quick releases for the cameras and lenses so I can be ready to go very quickly. It also doubles as a neat walking stick when hiking. All in all, a "must have" for any serious photographer.


Excellent Product


from San Juan, PR.  -  Photo Enthusiast

Excellent product. Well constructed. Great value for the price. Holds Sigma 150-500mm lens.


Love the monopod.


from Las Vegas  -  Photo Enthusiast

I find it ideal in situations where a tripod is too conspicuous or bulky--videotaping child's piano recital or school production. Great on the sidelines with a telephoto.


nice monopod


from Deltona, Fla  -  Photo Enthusiast

Being my first real monopod. This one seems to be put together well. Finish is nice and it wont break the bank.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Very sturdy


from Houston  -  Photo Enthusiast

Purchased for upcoming photo safari to Tanzania


Good value


from Champaign, IL  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Good value for the money. Very sturdy so far. Holds a 300 2.8, Nikon D300 plus grip with no problem.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Bogen-Manfrotto Three Section Monopod


from Toledo  -  Photo Enthusiast

The mono pod is great. It is easy to use and locks fast and securely - much better than the twist type locks.


Heavy Duty!


from Woodbury, MN  -  Photo Enthusiast

Perfect for sports photography


Solid, convenient, excellent quality


from Washington, DC  -  Photo Enthusiast

Excellent built, easy to operate. Manfrotto quality throughout. It can be used on its own with the camera, without the head. However, it is on the heavy side.

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