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MagnusPV-7450M Photo/Video Tripod with Monopod
 
4.6

(based on 29 reviews)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (23)
  • Easy to use (22)
  • Compact (12)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Great picture quality (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (18)
    • Family photos (16)
    • Wildlife photos (12)
    • Sports/action (11)
    • Weddings (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (9), Semi-pro photographer (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (24), Yes (3)

    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

    Worth more than the cost!

    By Dr Dave

    from Outer Banks, NC

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 2 In 1
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Price

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Sports/Action
    • Wildlife Photos

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

    I have only had the opportunity to use the monopod portion of this item... but that is what drew me to it in the first place; 2-for-1! It is a little heavy to haul around if were to use it in the field, but would much rather have something sturdy vs. light and flimsy like my old Tri.

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    • No

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    3.0

    Sturdy Structure, Sloppy Plate

    By ChrisAN82

    from Yorba Linda, CA, USA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Sturdy
    • Tall

    Cons

    • Sloppy Quick Change Plate

    Best Uses

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

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

    Tripod legs, center column, and pan head are all nicely made and work quite well. It is also nice that it is very tall. I'm 6' tall and finally don't have to hunch over to look through the camera while on the tripod. I still have to hunch over a little for the monopod, but it's not bad. However, the quick change plate has a ton of slop. When it's attached, it's quite easy to rock the camera around front to back and side to side. This may not be a huge deal if you're using normal size lenses, but I use a Kowa TSN-4 spotting scope to shoot pictures of the moon and with the head tilted 45 degrees or so the mounting plate really looks like it's going to just pop right out of the head. Not very reassuring. This is especially disappointing since the tripod claims to have an 11lb load capacity. I'm sure it will hold the gear in place, but I didn't expect so much slop in the quick change plate. It's too bad really, because the rest of the tripod is quite solid and shows no sign of slop at all.

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    • Yes

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    5.0

    Great tripod

    By Jericho Rell

    from Kauai, HI

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Video

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

      This tripod is awesome

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great tripod, sturdy

      By Goodebar

      from Tampa

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

      I gave this as a birthday gift to someone who has a growing photography talent, but lacked a tripod. I have a Magnus tripod for video, and have been please, so this tripod for photo was a good selection. Very sturdy, and the mono-pod was a plus.

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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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        • No

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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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        • No

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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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                                • No

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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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                                  • No

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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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