Manfrotto 679B Three Section Black Monopod with 234RC Quick Releas Swivel Tilt Head.

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About Manfrotto 679B 3-Section Monopod

This Manfrotto 679B 3-Section Monopod Bundle comes with: .

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.

Simply tilt the head to allow a camera on a Monopod to be turned 90° to provide either a vertical or horizontal format.

Summary of Customer Reviews

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Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
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 679B 3-Section Monopod Features

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

Manfrotto 679B 3-Section Monopod Specifications

Tripod Legs
Specifications
Max Height w/closed column
63.8 inches
Minimum Height
25.2 inches
Closed Length
24.5 inches
Leg Sections
3
Max Load Capacity
22 Ibs
Weight
1.3 lbs
Tripod Head
Specifications
Max load Capacity
5.6 lbs
Head height
2.4 inches
Quick Release
No
Spirit Level
No
Female Thread size (Connect to Tripod)
3/8"-16

Manfrotto 679B 3-Section Monopod Reviews

Reviewed by 1 customers

 
5.0

Excellent tool

By

from Ketchum, Idaho

I use mine with a Manfrotto quick release. Heavy enough to act like a stabilizer when moving about. Great for getting overhead shots.

 
4.0

Solid and easily adjusted

By

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.

 
5.0

Manfrotto 679B Monopod

By

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.

 
5.0

Excellent Product

By

from San Juan, PR.  -  Photo Enthusiast

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

 
5.0

Love the monopod.

By

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.

 
4.0

nice monopod

By

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)

 
5.0

Very sturdy

By

from Houston  -  Photo Enthusiast

Purchased for upcoming photo safari to Tanzania

 
4.0

Good value

By

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)

 
5.0

Bogen-Manfrotto Three Section Monopod

By

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.

 
5.0

Heavy Duty!

By

from Woodbury, MN  -  Photo Enthusiast

Perfect for sports photography

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Wendy B  Can I use this head with a Swarovski 80mm spotting scope?
MILTON W  Have never used a spotting scope but if you can attach it I don't see why it can't be used, just like a camera/monopod combination. Bear in mind you'd get more stability with a full tripod just as using with a camera. But if portability and weight/mass is a concern the monopod could be a good substitute.
Shopper  Will this work with my Sony a65x?
COLIN S  This is a great monopod and quick release tilt head is a great addition. It will work with any camera that has a standard size tripod socket on it, which is pretty much every camera out there....
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