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Joby GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Blue

You Pay: $10.96
Product Highlights
  • Auto-Fanning Leg Design
  • Concealed Under Camera Base When Closed
  • Tilts 36° in Any Direction
  • Coated Zinc-Alloy Legs
  • Rubber Foot Grips
  • Supports Up to 8.8 oz
  • Weighs Less Than 1 oz

The GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Blue isn't technically microscopic, but you will have trouble seeing it when its legs are folded up and it's concealed underneath the base of your small point & shoot camera. The Micro 250 is designed to be an always-on tripod, which connects to your camera via its standard 1/4"-20 screw. It's just over half an inch thick when folded and it weighs only 0.9 oz, so you'll never have a reason to remove it – it will fit comfortably with your camera inside almost any case.

Fan out its legs, and you suddenly have a stable base of support that will allow you to set your camera down on many objects & surfaces to capture a rock-solid shot – whether a low-light landscape photo or a time-lapse video. The stainless-steel mini ball head of the GorillaPod 250 tilts up to 36° in any direction, so you can level out the frame even if your shooting surface has a significant grade to it. The colorful rubber grips at the ends of the legs lend the Micro 250 sure footing on almost any surface.

Sleek and Portable Design
With a slim profile, the GorillaPod Micro 250 is concealed beneath the camera base when its legs are folded, and it easily fits in any case
Stainless Steel Micro Positioning Ball
The miniature ball head allows for 36° of movement in any direction for precise control over photo or video composition
Coated Zinc Alloy Legs
The zinc/aluminum-alloy legs feature rubber foot grips, which combine to stabilize point & shoot cameras on even or uneven surfaces without resonant vibrations
Fast Setup & Easy Framing
The Micro 250's auto-fanning leg deployment and its effortless ball head positioning enable instant setup and framing, so you'll never miss a shot
Maximum Height Not specified by manufacturer
Minimum Height Not specified by manufacturer
Folded Length 2.6" (66.4mm)
Load Capacity 8.8 oz (250 g)
Leg Sections 1
Leg Lock Type N/A
Male Thread Size 1/4"-20
Tilt 36° (all directions)
Materials Coated zinc-aluminum alloy, TPE, and stainless steel
Languages English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Dimensions (HxWxD) 0.7 x 2.6 x 0.6" (19 x 66.4 x 15.7mm)
Weight 8.8 oz (250 g)
Joby GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Blue
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    JobyGorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Red
     
    4.8

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Stable (10)
    • Lightweight (9)
    • Folds away (8)
    • Unfolds quickly (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits (7)
      • Travel (7)
      • Night shots (6)
      • Landscape/scenery (5)
      • Home (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (11)

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      5.0

      Neat

      By Reef

      from United Kingdom

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easily Adjusted
      • Good Footing
      • Lightweight
      • Locks In Tight
      • Smooth Movement

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoors
        • Travel
        • Video

        Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

        Too small for my 5DII but I have this attached to my X-100 most of the time and it's really useful yet discreet.

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        5.0

        GREAT TRIPOD

        By Matt's Dad

        from West Chester, Ohio

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Folds Small
        • Good Stability
        • Lightweight
        • Unfolds Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Blue:

            This is the perfect accessory for any small camera. It takes up less space than any other and will fit in most camera cases even mounted to the camera. It will swivel and hold to get the picture framed without stuffing rocks or sticks under one side or the other. Very light weight and well made.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Great little gizmo

            By Hiker

            from Maui, HI

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Folds Small
            • Good Stability
            • Lightweight
            • Unfolds Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

                This is a really useful add-on to my camera. I do a lot of hiking and this tripod is so small and light I just slip into a pocket; yet it's sturdy and stable enough to do the job. I can usually find something like a log or a rock to place the tripod on, and then use the tilt and swivel capability provided by the ball-joint to compensate for any uneven surface and lock the camera on the subject. The only issue I have with it is that it is not always that easy to attach to the camera - although it's probably small enough such that you could leave it attached if you wanted to and still pocket the camera. Well worth the few dollars I paid for it.

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                • Yes

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                5.0

                Works and can stay on the camera...

                By Photopogo

                from New York City

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Folds Small
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Must Remove Sometimes

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Night Shots
                • Portraits
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

                I can keep my tripod on the camera and still fit it in the small case I have. The only time I need to take it off is when I am changing the memory card or battery.

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                • No

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                4.0

                with me all time

                By DP

                from NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Folds Small
                • Good Stability
                • Lightweight
                • Unfolds Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery

                  Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Red:

                  good value

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  works great sleek and simple

                  By Lars

                  from Fayetteville, Ar

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Folds Small
                  • Good Stability
                  • Lightweight
                  • Unfolds Quickly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

                      Perfect companion to my Fuji point and shoot. Camera and tripod will fit in a shirt pocket. Surprisingly sturdy for a tripod that folds up smaller than my index finger.

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                      5.0

                      Awesome Tiny Tripod

                      By Mark

                      from Nashville, TN

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Stability

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Night Shots
                        • Portraits
                        • Travel

                        Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

                        This tripod is amazing. It is tiny and hides below the camera completely. It does make a bump on the bottom, so you can't set your camera down on its bottom once installed. It is perfect for doing quick shots with your point and shoot camera. You can flip it open, set your camera and take a shot. Some folks have complained about it scratchin the bottom of your camera or coming unscrewed when you close it. I came up with a solution that addresses both of these issues. Get a small rubber washer at your local home improvement store and put it on the tripod before installing it to your camera. This prevents scratches and somewhat helps with the unscrewing problem. I did find that it stays screwed in on some cameras better than others. Also, if you want to tighten the screw, only use a dime. I don't recommend a screwdriver, as the screw metal is sort of soft and easy to damage if your screwdriver slips.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Packs Small, Plays Big

                        By EVILDAN

                        from Albany, NY

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Folds Small
                        • Good Stability
                        • Lightweight
                        • Packs Small
                        • Unfolds Quickly

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Night Shots
                          • Portraits
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Travel
                          • Video
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife

                          Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Red:

                          I've been looking for a small portable tripod to carry with me but everything up until know has been too big and required a bigger camera case than the one that fits just my camera and some memory cards. I was at B&H one Sunday and stumbled on the GorillaPod Micro 250. The thing is small but works like a dream. I've only used it on tabletops and other things level. It does have a ball head on it so that you can adjust your camera. Best of all, it fold up really compact and fits inside the outer pocket of my camera case where I also keep a spare battery and memory card. Probably the only bad thing about this tripod is, until you use it a few times and get used to the fact that you actually bought and own this, you might forget that you even have this with you.

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                          5.0

                          awesome little point and shoot accessory

                          By Adam A.

                          from Brooklyn, NY

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Folds Small
                          • Good Stability
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Night Shots
                            • Portraits
                            • Travel

                            Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Red:

                            Really surprised how stable and how many uses I've found for this thing. I carry around a sony rx100 everyday and this is perfect to keep on the camera all the time. Built really solid.

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                            5.0

                            its perfect

                            By juan bric

                            from venezuela

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Good Stability

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Portraits

                              Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

                              i always use it

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Perfect compact tripod for on the go

                              By 3-eyed Monster

                              from Honolulu, HI

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Folds Small
                              • Good Stability
                              • Lightweight
                              • Unfolds Quickly

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Night Shots
                                • Pinhole
                                • Portraits
                                • Travel

                                Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Blue:

                                I use this compact tripod for my digital point and shoot cameras and my smaller pinhole cameras. The ball head keeps camera steady and I like how it can lay flat against the camera body for storage. The feet offer good grip.

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                                5.0

                                Very Small Tripod, Does The Job Well.

                                By Big D

                                from Wilmington,Ca.

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attaches Firmly
                                • Good Stability

                                Cons

                                • Small Range

                                Best Uses

                                • Home
                                • Night Shots
                                • Portraits
                                • Travel
                                • Video

                                Comments about GorillaPod Micro 250 Tripod with Mini Ball Head - Black/Gray:

                                Used This Tripod For Pentax Wg-1 GPS, Works Well, Perfectly Sized For Camera, Carefull Using Coin To Mount To Camera, Paint Came Off Doing So.

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