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MagnusPV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod
 
4.6

(based on 25 reviews)

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (21)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Compact (11)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Great picture quality (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (16)
    • Family photos (14)
    • Weddings (10)
    • Wildlife photos (10)
    • Sports/action (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (7), Semi-pro photographer (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (22)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Buy for the money.

    I was surprise at the quality of this tri-pod at the price I paid for it at B&H. I used it with a Canon Rebel T3i camera with a 2x converter and a...Read complete review

    I was surprise at the quality of this tri-pod at the price I paid for it at B&H. I used it with a Canon Rebel T3i camera with a 2x converter and a 300mm lens attached, the tri-pod was very sturdy and functioned very well, I can't complain about this product. I looked at several higher priced Tri-Pods before I purchased this one and none of them compared to the quality of this one, most of them were flimsy and cheap made and cost a lot more. If you are looking for a good tri-pod at a reasonable price then buy this one, I think that you will be very satisfied with it.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    NOT RECOMMENDED FOR VIDEO

    This is a fantastic tripod, but if you intend to use it for VIDEO, you will NOT be satisfied. I bought it based on another customer's review that claimed it pans smoothly. This...Read complete review

    This is a fantastic tripod, but if you intend to use it for VIDEO, you will NOT be satisfied. I bought it based on another customer's review that claimed it pans smoothly. This is true, BUT it does not tilt smoothly. It sticks and is very jerky. Most of the time, I'm panning and tilting simultaneously. Smooth, non-jerky movements with this tripod are nearly impossible. This is a shame, because I LOVE all of the other features: 73" height, detachable monopod, a quick release plate that can be installed in any direction, etc. Perhaps it could be fixed with a little lubrication? I didn't want to try this, because if it didn't work, I wouldn't be able to return it.

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    5.0

    Great Buy for the money.

    By lonewolfnpickens

    from Pickens, SC

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Good Audio Quality
    • Good Video Quality
    • Great Picture Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Video
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

      I was surprise at the quality of this tri-pod at the price I paid for it at B&H. I used it with a Canon Rebel T3i camera with a 2x converter and a 300mm lens attached, the tri-pod was very sturdy and functioned very well, I can't complain about this product. I looked at several higher priced Tri-Pods before I purchased this one and none of them compared to the quality of this one, most of them were flimsy and cheap made and cost a lot more. If you are looking for a good tri-pod at a reasonable price then buy this one, I think that you will be very satisfied with it.

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      5.0

      BEST TRIPOD EVER!

      By Matt

      from New Jersey

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

      • A little heavy

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Video
      • Weddings/Events
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

      Very easy to use! Very durable and strong. NOT flimsy. Won't break! Pans very smoothly. Easy to adjust and use. One of the best features is that the tripod turns into a monopod and is very useful to use especially while recording while in motion! All around the best tripod i have ever had!

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      5.0

      Excellent Quality! - Quick Shipping!

      By Mel

      from OKC

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

        Everything about this Tripod was as described. Light weight but sturdy. Great product and as always with B&H, great service!!

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        2.0

        Heavy, bad head and monpod quality

        By David the filmer

        from Hawaii

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

        • Bulky
        • Flimsy Construction
        • Poor Video Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

          This tripod is really heavy and the tripod head feels very cheap as it is all made out of plastic. The head turns very abruptly and isn't good for filming. The lever that moves the head up and down recently broke after one week of usage. The monopod extending pieces have also broke after one week of usage and I no longer can fully retract the monopod leg. I would rather you buy a good tripod and tripod head and a separate monopod.

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          5.0

          That's it tabern !

          By Guillermo Patterson

          from Guigues, QC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

              I was looking for a monopod and found out that little combo pretty interesting for under $. When legs are folded, it give a great intermediate tripod height. Once 100% folded, fit perfectly in a small included bag. I was looking for that ratio price/quality so for sure, it ain't made of steel but i'm sure that my body Magnus will stay healthy with great care. I don't expect great pan / tilt from that thing but got other tools for that.I mostly shoot video

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              5.0

              A tall, sturdy but heavy tripod!

              By Math Guy

              from Dallas, TX

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Good Working Height
              • Quality For Price

              Cons

              • On The Heavy Side

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel

              Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

              I have used this tripod with my Canon EOS 60D with a 70-300 mm lens. Being over 6 ft tall, I find the height of this tripod easier on my back, do not have to slouch all the time. Given the weight and the long legs, the tripod is sturdy. Had no problems with camera jitter with either a horizontal or vertical camera mount. But I use a remote trigger, just to be sure of a steady shot.

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              5.0

              sturdy

              By lewood68

              from waxahachie tx

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                  My second which is a good stable sturdy unit

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Magnus PV-7450M

                  By Iris Expressions

                  from Forest, VA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Travel
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                    Intended for use with Nikon D610.

                    Sturdy construction of base legs.
                    Convenient 3-way leveling bubble.

                    Disappointed with camera-to-tripod mounting plate.
                    Camera can rotate on plate unless "super-tight".
                    Locking arm had to be tightened with screwdriver.

                    Monopod is very convenient for multiple locations.
                    Monopod also serves as vertical height adjustment.

                    Landscape-to-portrait rotation feature of this tripod was a must for intended use in individual portrait sessions (indoor and outdoor).

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                    5.0

                    Good Value

                    By glh17

                    from Murfreesboro, TN

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                      I use my tripod to mount my Canon T3i. I haven't had an opportunity to take it into the "field," but have used it inside and in my backyard. It's not too heavy and folds up easily in a nice carry bag.

                      The tripod works well for what I've done so far. It's easy to set up and feels sturdy enough for my T3i with EF-S 18-200mm lens as well as my EF 70-300mm lens.

                      I don't see any problems with the tripod but have only used it in almost ideal conditions. It seems to have meet my expectations and I consider it a good value.

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                      5.0

                      Very nice tripod

                      By janet

                      from Waterloo, Iowa

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Sports/Action

                        Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                        This tripod is nicer than i expected. Heavy duty quality!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Loe B&H

                        By Click!

                        from Rochester, NY

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Travel
                          • Video
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                          I will be using my new tripod on Sunday, I can't wait! I did take it out of the box and played with it though. It seems really sturdy and I love the monopod feature. It seems like a great "in-between" tripod: not to cheapy, but not way to expensive.

                          Also, I have to say the prices on this site are amazing! Great deals. Also, the shipping times are great. It only took a couple days to come to my house. I will continue to be a B&H customer!

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                          5.0

                          well made, sturdy tripod

                          By Lou

                          from Boston, MA

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                              Although I am using the tripod with a small, light camera (Sony RX100ii), I wanted better quality than my old one. This Magus PV-7450M turns out to be very stable, very convenient, and well priced. I am delighted with it. It would certainly work fine with a heavier camera.

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                              5.0

                              "I Would Buy This Tripod Again"

                              By Mikey

                              from Chattanooga, TN

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Stable
                              • Taller Than Most
                              • Versatle

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Sports/Action
                                • Travel
                                • Video
                                • Weddings/Events
                                • Wildlife Photos

                                Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                Having owned a half dozen or so regular tripods over the years I did not realize how much I needed a "Good One" till I got this Magnus.
                                It is plenty tall and stable.I like that it has the monopod by simply removing the center.
                                It is a great value for the price.

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                                5.0

                                I am tall so this works !!!

                                By Jan

                                from MA

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Landscape/Scenery

                                    Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                    I especially like that it is taller than most. I have not done more than open the box and make sure my camera fit on it and nothing was broken. So far so good--nothing was broken and it seems to work well. It is heavier than most tripods but that may be because it is also taller than most others.

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                                    4.0

                                    solid performer

                                    By danny

                                    from chicago, il

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use

                                    Cons

                                    • Heavy bulky

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Video
                                    • Weddings/Events
                                    • Wildlife Photos

                                    Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                    This tripod is built like a tank. The bonus
                                    monopod is my favorite feature. I can sit in
                                    a room with our grandkids, pop my D600 on the
                                    monopod and get great photos and movies.

                                    Gotta admit, though, this sucker is heavy!

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                                    5.0

                                    the best

                                    By the wisard

                                    from toms river Nj

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Good Audio Quality
                                    • Good Video Quality
                                    • Great Picture Quality
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Travel
                                      • Weddings/Events
                                      • Wildlife Photos

                                      Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                      this is my first tripod. I love this tripod and the many features it brings. It is so easy to work with . the level feature on it is like no other. it is so light in weight to move around as well. build light and well. B&R really know good product

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Tripod and Value

                                      By Marc G

                                      from Red Bank NJ

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy to Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Weddings/Events
                                        • Wildlife Photos

                                        Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                        Very sturdy and high quality. Great value. I only use for photo and find it very flexible for my needs.

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                                        5.0

                                        So Far So Good

                                        By Felicia the photographer

                                        from Louisville, KY

                                        About Me Photography Student

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                            I bought this tripod for my boyfriend, a budding photographer, for Christmas and he LOVES it. He keeps saying it's the best tripod ever and he thought it cost much more than it did because it has the quality of a much more expensive tripod! He uses it all the time!

                                            Out of the box, it feels nice and sturdy and comes with it's own bag, which is nice and handy. And it's so convenient because it's a 2-in-1!

                                            I'm even considering buying one for myself, I have a tripod already, but it's a bit more obnoxious and it's almost as expensive to buy just a monopod as it was to buy this combo!

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                                            • Yes

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                                            5.0

                                            Great product! Would buy another.

                                            By Zepo132

                                            from Roanoke, VA

                                            About Me Photography Student

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Dual Uses
                                            • Durable
                                            • Easy to Use
                                            • Lightweight
                                            • Sturdy

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Family Photos
                                              • Landscape/Scenery
                                              • Sports/Action
                                              • Travel
                                              • Weddings/Events
                                              • Wildlife Photos

                                              Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                              I wanted a tri-pod that was at least six feet tall and was sturdy, this fit the bill perfectly. Its very sturdy and also changes into a mono-pod for easier transport. It has two helpful levels that balance the tri-pod perfectly.

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                                              4.0

                                              Excellent stability

                                              By klingwall

                                              from Norwalk, IA

                                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Compact
                                              • Durable

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                                • Video

                                                Comments about Magnus PV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod:

                                                The stability of the trip on was excellent. The only issue I have with the product is its weight - I wish it were lighter, but that may be the 'tradeoff' for stability.

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