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Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head

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Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 8.8 lb
  • Maximum Height: 54.2"
  • Folded Length: 23.8"
  • Sections: 4
The Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head from Manfrotto is an ultra-portable fluid monopod, ideal for shooting weddings, corporate videos, interviews, documentaries, and other dynamic situations where agility and precision really count. Compact and lightweight, it combines sophisticated performance with simplicity of use. It's quick and easy to both fold down and pack away and offers a load capacity of 8.8 lb, suitable for use with a wide variety of still and video cameras.
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Manfrotto Element MII Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Element MII Live Head
  • 3Tilting Base with Fluid Cartridge
  • 4Twist Lock Joints

The Element MII Video Monopod with Live Fluid Head from Manfrotto is an ultra-portable fluid monopod, ideal for shooting weddings, corporate videos, interviews, documentaries, and other dynamic situations where agility and precision really count. Compact and lightweight, it combines sophisticated performance with simplicity of use. It's quick and easy to both fold down and pack away and offers a load capacity of 8.8 lb, suitable for use with a wide variety of still and video cameras.

The four aluminum leg sections incorporate the new high-performing, ergonomic twist locks. These make set-up and adjustment much easier and more comfortable, while also offering maximum grip, quick leg opening, and extreme compactness. The Element MII also has an incredibly smooth panning action, thanks to the patented lightweight fluid cartridge in the folding base. Leveraging the judder-free base sphere, tilt position can be reached on the most uneven surfaces, allowing users to take advantage of pan fluidity in all sorts of conditions.

The integrated compact fluid video head gives ultra-smooth and flawless tilting thanks to the Fluid Drag System. It has been engineered to deliver maximum versatility, with a removable, collapsible pan bar and quick release plate and receiver set.

Element MII Live Head
Dedicated to video applications, the integrated Element MII Live Head features intuitive setup for precise shooting and filming, even with heavy equipment up to 8.8 pounds. It has a fluid drag system for smooth tilt, a fully foldable and removable pan bar, and includes a 501PL quick release plate.
Tilting Base with Fluid Cartridge
Lightweight fluid cartridge in the tilting base provides smooth panning action for smooth, perfect pan control, and diverse shooting angles. The slim design features three folding legs with rubber feet for added traction.
Twist Lock Joints
High-performance ergonomic twist locks provide fast, precise, and secure locking power. The compact locking mechanism ensures immediate locked and unlocked settings.
UPC: 719821471806

Manfrotto Element MII Specs

Key Specs
Head Mount Type
1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 Male
Primary Leg Material
Aluminum
Load Capacity
8.8 lb / 4 kg
Maximum Working Height
54.2" / 137.7 cm
Minimum Working Height
23.8" / 60.5 cm
Closed Length
23.8" / 60.5 cm
Weight
2.31 lb / 1.05 kg
Leg
Head Mount Type
1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 Male
Primary Leg Material
Aluminum
Leg Lock
Twist Lock
Leg Sections
4
General
Load Capacity
8.8 lb / 4 kg
Maximum Working Height
54.2" / 137.7 cm
Minimum Working Height
23.8" / 60.5 cm
Closed Length
23.8" / 60.5 cm
Bubble Level
No
Weight
2.31 lb / 1.05 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.38 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
25.1 x 4.8 x 4.8"

Manfrotto Element MII Reviews

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Will it support Nikon d850 and Nikon 500 PF lens? ...

Will it support Nikon d850 and Nikon 500 PF lens? This will be panning for wildlife photography. I need something light to carry.
Asked by: Deb
I use this comfortably with my Canon R3 and 70-200 2.8
Answered by: Eric
Date published: 2023-04-26

Aging long-tele bird photog here! I want to use ...

Aging long-tele bird photog here! I want to use this mostly as support to help get up/down from prone position. Could the wrist strap accept a big D-hook (carabiner clip) so I could hook the monopod to my belt?
Asked by: Geoff
Yes, the wrist strap could accept a carabiner clip so that the Element MII monopod can be hooked to your belt.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-02-03

Can the base be locked such that it's not angled?

Can the base be locked such that it's not angled?
Asked by: Zair
Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod only has a tilting base with fluid cartridge. You would not be able to locked this accesory.
Answered by: Llinelva D
Date published: 2022-09-13

The camera mounting screw is much larger than on ...

The camera mounting screw is much larger than on my dslr. What adapter do I need?
Asked by: Martin
The mounting thread on this monopod has a smaller mounting thread inside the larger one. You just have to push down on the edge of the larger one to expose the smaller one on the inside.
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2023-11-01

Can you attach a monopod foot to stabilize the ...

Can you attach a monopod foot to stabilize the monopod? If so, what thread?
Asked by: Keyanv3
You cannot attach a foot to the Manfrotto Element MII Aluminum Monopod (Black). You have to buy the Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod. Here is the link: https://bhpho.to/3k011Io
Answered by: Lawrence C
Date published: 2021-11-06

Can the monopod support a gimbal with the Fuji ...

Can the monopod support a gimbal with the Fuji xh2 and the Fuji 150-600 lens?
Asked by: Laura
Yes, the Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod, has a load capacity of 35.3lb The Xh-2 and lens sit at 5lb.
Answered by: David B
Date published: 2023-04-24

Can a non-Manfrotto head be used with this ...

Can a non-Manfrotto head be used with this monopod? Could a head with Arca-Swiss QR plates be used instead?
Asked by: Erik
Yes, the Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod can work with most heads. The top is a 3/8 inch male thread which is standard and reversible 1/4 inch thread. So most heads have that connection.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2021-11-30

How many degrees does this tilt?

How many degrees does this tilt?
Asked by: Mark
The Manfrotto Element MII Video Monopod has a front tilt of -90°/+65°.
Answered by: Rachael B
Date published: 2024-01-28
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