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Top 10 Best Video Monopods with Heads
for July 2022

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Manfrotto Video Monopod XPRO+, Camera and Video Support Rod with Video Head, 4-Section in Aluminium with Fluid Base, Photography Accessories for Content Creation, Video, Vlogging

Manfrotto Video Monopod XPRO+

Camera and Video Support Rod with Video Head, 4-Section in Aluminium with Fluid Base, Photography Accessories for Content Creation, Video, Vlogging

by Manfrotto
What We like

PERFECT FILMING: Power Quick Lock forcefully locks the lever on the flat side of the monopod tube, eliminating unwanted jerky movements

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Product Features

  • UNI Safety Payload means your gear is safer than ever. We updated how we measure payload for this product. Content on this page may differ from that on the box you receive; detail here is correct
  • PORTABLE: The three extractable feet make the monopod extremely portable when folded and allow you to carry it anywhere
  • ANTI-ROTATION RESISTANCE: New D-shaped aluminium tubes improve anti-rotation resistance, especially following rapid movements by the videographer
  • FLUID MOVEMENTS: The FLUIDTECH base allows for fluid 3D movement, pan, tilt and swivel, with maximum smoothness and a wider range of perspectives
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Manfrotto Xpro Aluminum Video Monopod with 500 Series Video Head, Bundled with Extra ZAYKIR Video Plate

Manfrotto Xpro Aluminum Video Monopod with 500 Series Video Head

Bundled with Extra ZAYKIR Video Plate

by Manfrotto
What We like

With extra ZAYKIR Video Plate

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Product Features

  • the side lock system allows the camera and sliding QR plate to click quickly into the head from above
  • The Manfrotto Video Monopod is a lightweight fluid monopod with a specially adapted 500 video head attached.
  • It has an innovative fluid pan cartridge incorporated into the base that gives you an incredibly smooth panning action.
  • The fluid monopod ensures smooth shots and fine control with up to 5kg (11 lbs.) of equipment. Faster, easier and safer to use
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Monopod, COMAN KX3232 73.2 inch Professional Monopod Tripod Lightweight Aluminum Telescopic Camera Monopod with Pan Tilt Fluid Head and Tripod Base for DSLR Video Cameras

COMAN Monopod

COMAN KX3232 73.2 inch Professional Monopod Tripod Lightweight Aluminum Telescopic Camera Monopod with Pan Tilt Fluid Head and Tripod Base for DSLR Video Cameras

by COMAN
What We like

Easy Set UpThis Camera Monopod Suitable for all SLR, DSLR, Video Cameras plus Camcorders up to 13.2 lbs. The 5-section aluminum monopod leg extends to 73" fully equipped with ergonomic flip lock providing fast leg extension; by using a supplied Y-style key, the tightness of each flip-lock on the monopod leg can be adjusted according to the respective requirements

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Product Features

  • Multi-function Pan Tilt HeadFeatures pre-set counterbalance, pan/tilt locking with 3/8" easy link connector for accessories, offers 360 panning and +90 / -70 tilt; Integrated Flat Base with 3/8"-16 thread makes the head versatile for most tripod, slider, jib or crane
  • Pivoting Mini Metal TripodThe monopod base enables 360 swiveling, 45 tilting in all directions and 90 drop-notch allows easily switch from landscape to portrait modes; locked in the upright position via its patented Vertical Lock, the removable base can be used as a small table-top tripod
  • Compact but Durable Premium materials with aluminum, more lightweight, more max load weight.A folded length of 26", weighing only 3.9 lb and max load 13.2 lb , this video monopod kit is ideal for travel and fast moving situations like sporting events,travel and outdoor shooting
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SIRUI 2-in-1 Traveler Series Aluminum Video Tripod with VA-5 Fluid Head for Cameras, Monopod Conversion, 6.61lbs Load Capacity, 62.6Inch, 360°Panning Base, 1/4

SIRUI 2-in-1 Traveler Series Aluminum Video Tripod with VA-5 Fluid Head for Cameras

Monopod Conversion, 6.61lbs Load Capacity, 62.6Inch, 360°Panning Base, 1/4" and 3/8" Screws (Aluminum VA)

by SIRUI
What We like

Easy to Carry: Light-weight but durable, the portable tripod legs can be inverted and folded back 180 degrees, saving length to 18.5" compact storage size, also comes with a portable bag, which is easy to carry and pack for travel.

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Product Features

  • VA-5 Ultra-Compact Fluid Video Head: The VA-5 Fluid Video Head weighing in at 1.3 lbs while holding up to 6.6 lbs. The VA-5 fluid head utilizes two bubble levels one on the base of the head for tripod alignment and one on the top for camera alignment. An internal spring-assisted counter-balance provides for smooth 360 pans and +90/-70 tilts.
  • Aluminum Construction: High quality aluminum alloy video tripod, lightweight and sturdy. Center column with hook for hanging goods to increase stability. Max. loading Capacity: 3KG/6.61lbs. Tripod weighs only 3.5lbs/1.59kg (Without video head.
  • 2-in-1 Video Tripod and Monopod: 2-in-1 video camera tripod, it's functional design allows it to be used in video tripod, monopod or alpenstock mode to make your photography more diverse, you can converted into a full size monopod by screwing together the center column and the removable tripod leg. Its invertible central column also allows for super low shots and great Macro control.
  • Adjustable and Extendable: 4-section aluminum legs with quick release twist-locks allow you to adjust the working height from 17.7" to 62.6" in seconds, while with a folded height of 18.5". 3-position leg angle adjustment system can provide flexible shooting for different photography scenarios and conditions.
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Cayer FP34 Professional Video Monopod Kit 71 inch Aluminum Telescopic Camera Monopod with Pan Tilt Fluid Head and 3-Leg Tripod Base for DSLR Video Cameras Camcorders

Cayer FP34 Professional Video Monopod Kit 71 inch Aluminum Telescopic Camera Monopod with Pan Tilt Fluid Head and 3-Leg Tripod Base for DSLR Video Cameras Camcorders

by Cayer
What We like

Specifications Adjustable Height: 27.7" to 71.2" | Tilt Range: -70 to +90 | Pan Range: 360 | Max Load: 13.2 LB | Carrying Bag | Fluid Head | Monopod Leg | 3-Leg Tripod Base Included

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Product Features

  • Easy Set Up the 4-section aluminum monopod leg extends to 71.2" fully, equipped with ergonomic flip lock providing fast leg extension; by using a supplied Y-style key, the tightness of each flip-lock on the monopod leg can be adjusted according to the respective requirements
  • Pan Tilt Head features pre-set counterbalance, pan/tilt locking with 3/8" easy link connector for accessories, offers 360 panning and +90 / -70 tilt; Integrated Flat Base with 3/8"-16 thread makes the head versatile for most tripod, slider, jib or crane
  • Compact but Durable a folded length of 27.7", weighing only 4.3 lb and max load 13.2 lb , this video monopod kit is ideal for travel and fast moving situations like sporting events
  • Pivoting Foot with Mini Tripod Option locked down into 2 positions, it enables 360 swiveling, 45 tilting in all directions and 90 drop-notch allows easily switch from landscape to portrait modes; locked in the upright position via its patented Vertical Lock, the removable base can be used as a small table-top tripod
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Neewer 2-in-1 Aluminum Alloy Camera Tripod Monopod 71.2

Neewer 2-in-1 Aluminum Alloy Camera Tripod Monopod 71.2"/181 cm with 1/4 and 3/8 inch Screws Fluid Drag Pan Head and Carry Bag for Nikon Canon DSLR Cameras Video Camcorders Load up to 26.5 pounds

by Neewer
What We like

Lightweight & Portable Tripod legs can collapse to 17.9 (45.5cm) for easy transportation and storage. Only 3.9lb (2.23kg) in weight with the fluid head attached, this tripod is portable for traveling photographers and vloggers alike

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Product Features

  • Versatile Fluid Head The fluid head with a 360 panning base and a -7090 tilt drag allows you to shoot from any perspective. The quick release plate with a 1/4 and 3/8 screw mounts your camera instantly, and a bubble level helps with accurate composition. The 3/81/4 screw adapter makes this fluid head compatible with all tripods and camera sliders
  • Tough Aluminum Alloy Constructed from finely crafted aluminum alloy with a sleek black finish, this tripod is long-lasting for use in demanding conditions while remaining lightweight as a travel-friendly photographic gear
  • Tripod/Monopod Combo Neewer N555 Tripod features a removable leg for use as a monopod with the fluid tripod head. The monopod is adjustable from 20 to 56.7 (51 to 144cm) for flexible camera positioning, and the center column can be inverted for low-angle shots
  • Adjustable Tripod Legs 4-section tripod legs can extend from 24.4 to 71.2 (62 to 181cm) and stand on various terrains with stability. With the flip locks, you can adjust and secure the legs in seconds. It is suitable for any occasion, including weddings, parties, portraits, nature, sports, and can support devices up to 26.5lb (12kg)
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Neewer 72.4-Inch Aluminum Camera Tripod Monopod with 360-Degree Rotatable Center Column and Ball Head, Quick Shoe Plate, Bag for DSLR Camera, Video Camcorder, Travel, and Work, Load Up to 33 Pounds

Neewer 72.4-Inch Aluminum Camera Tripod Monopod with 360-Degree Rotatable Center Column and Ball Head

Quick Shoe Plate, Bag for DSLR Camera, Video Camcorder, Travel, and Work, Load Up to 33 Pounds

by Neewer
What We like

Package Contents: Neewer Tripod with Ball Head and Center Column, Carrying Bag, User Manual

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Product Features

  • Multi-Angle Center Column: The center column lets you adjust the shooting anglewhether its vertical (0, 22.5, 45, 67.5, or 90) or horizontal angle (360 panning). Reverse the center column to shoot macro photos
  • Adjustable Tripod Legs: 4-section aluminum alloy tripod with twist locks extends to a maximum height of 72.4/184cm and folds down to 26.4/67cm. Easily adjust the leg angles or remove one of the legs and use it as a monopod
  • Stable Tripod: Made of aluminium alloy, the tripod with maximum 1.1/28mm tube diameter is stable enough to support your camera gear up to 33lb/15kg. Comes with a carabiner which can hang sandbag or other heavy objects to increase stability if necessary
  • Panoramic Ball Head: Securely attaches a camera to the tripod while allowing you to change the composition quickly with 3 adjustment knobs and the quick-release plate. 2 bubble levels to keep your photos look straight
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SIRUI P-SR Series Photo/Video Monopod with VA Video Head (P-224SR+VA-5)

SIRUI P-SR Series Photo/Video Monopod with VA Video Head (P-224SR+VA-5)

by Sirui
What We like

Color Name:Gray

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Product Features

  • Sirui p-224sr carbon fiber video monopod with feet and va-5 video head
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Package weight:6.9 lb
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Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head

Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head

by Manfrotto
What We like

Portable Design: The head and base feet are fully foldable and both are extra lightweight. Perfect for on-the-go use and quick to store away

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Product Features

  • Colorful: The Element MII Video Monopod has a colorful and fresh design with red leg graphics that stand out.
  • Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head: Incorporates a non-detachable compact fluid video head which, thanks to the Manfrotto Fluid Drag System, gives ultra-smooth and flawless tilting. The entire kit weighs just 1Kg and folds to a compact length of 60cm. Able to be collapsed, packed away in no time, and carried anywhere with ease, this kit truly offers best-in-class stability thats perfect for on the go
  • Twistlocks and Fluid Cartridge Base: The Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod features high performance and super comfortable and compact twist-locks ensure easy ergonomics and high stability during use, holding up to 16kg (TBC)
  • Benefits: The go-to product for hobbyist and traveler videographers, this sturdy and ultra-portable fluid monopod, is ideal for shooting weddings, corporate videos, interviews and documentaries, and all those dynamic situations where agility and precision really count
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Benro A48T Classic Aluminum Monopod with Flip Locks, 3-Leg Base, and S6PRO Video Head

Benro A48T Classic Aluminum Monopod with Flip Locks

3-Leg Base, and S6PRO Video Head

by Benro
What We like

This allows you to attach accessories without needing a cage or rig to do so

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Product Features

  • Pan & tilt lock, continuous pan & tilt drag
  • 6-step counterbalance (0-5), illuminated bubble level
  • Two 1/4"-20 accessory mounts for attaching monitor arms or audio recorders directly to the head

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