Giottos MM 8650 Carbon Fiber Monopod

Giottos MM 8650 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod - Supports 28 lbs (12.7 kg)

Giottos MM 8650 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod - Supports 28 lbs (12.7 kg)

B&H # GIMPCF560 MFR # MM8650
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The Giottos MM 8650 Carbon Fiber Monopod is a 5-section monopod made high-strength carbon fiber tubing commonly used in aerospace engineering. It yields exceptional stability for its weight. The carbon fiber used for these legs is made from twelve layers, and the spiral grain is visible on the surface, giving it it's high-tech look.

This monopod features anti-twist leg sections with rubber twist leg locks, a neoprene leg grip for all-weather use, and a large rubber leveling foot.

Leg diameter
32mm leg diameter for added stability.
Safety features
Anti-twist screws for extra security when a head is attached, non-slip foam rubber coating on upper section.
Includes Tool Kit
The toolbox includes different sizes of allen wrenches, hex wrench, screw driver and extended tube for leverage.
In the Box
Giottos MM 8650 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod - Supports 28 lbs (12.7 kg)
  • Hand Strap
  • Tool Kit
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty, Extends to 12 yr with Online Registration.
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    Giottos MM8650 specs

    Monopod Head
    Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 Male, 3/8"-16 Male
    Leg
    Leg Lock Type Twist Lock
    Leg Sections 5
    General
    Load Capacity 28 lb / 12.7 kg
    Maximum Working Height 60.0" / 152.4 cm
    Folded Length 18.4" / 46.7 cm
    Materials Carbon Fiber
    Weight 1.3 lb / 610 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.5 x 3.5 x 3.0"

    Giottos MM8650 reviews

    MM 8650 Carbon Fiber Monopod is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Giotto 8650 Monopod I just purchased this monopod to take with me on a wildlife photo workshop in Montana. I knew that we would need to be mobile, there was moderate snow cover, and that I would be using long lenses, longest being a 100-400mm zoom with 1.4 extender. So this was perfect solution. The foot anchored well into the snow without slipping, and using the Manfrotto monopod head I was able to quickly tilt the camera and lens. Images were sharp and showed little camera shake. I would recommend this highly when mobility, stability, and portability are required for a camera/lens support.
    Date published: 2012-02-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rock Solid Very solid feel, folds small for easy transport. Will hold a very large lense. The foot works great on any surface especially in an indoor facility to get multiple angles.
    Date published: 2010-02-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Guranteed support in compact design Previously I owned the aluminium version one and unfortunately, it was stolen and then I decided to go for the carbon fiber version. Fantastic product; Solid design; compact; Lightweigt; I love the twist lock design; Unique large rubberised feet.... perfect seat; perfect for my height. Sure to have this product if you want to use large lense with support.
    Date published: 2011-01-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from light and good I don't use a monopod too often therefore I decide to buy an aluminun one. However when I was checking the models available at BH store I found this carbon fiber Giotto. Due to the lightweight and good overall quality I changed my mind and bought it.
    Date published: 2012-03-01
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