Excerpt: I bought this not to be used on my regular Manfrotto monopod, but rather to be used on my new Leki Sierra SAS trekking pole which will be using for walking when out on a photo shoot. (I have M/S and need a cane to walk). First I attached a Nikon d3300 18-55 lens combo.
Excerpt: Can't beat this for the price. Not the smoothest ball head I've ever owned but what do you expect with such a tiny ball diameter. Locks down absolutely tight. I also have the Novoflex Ball 19 which is functionally identical and several times more expensive yet isn't any better (and is actually worse...
Excerpt: I have yet to buy a Giottos product that I didn't like. They are much more affordable than competitors and the quality is higher. This mini-ball head does exactly what it is supposed to do and I have the comfort of knowing that it will not fail to hold my 7" monitor.
Excerpt: Great little ball heads !! I use them for many things. Stack 2 or more and you can position a flash just about any angle. I also use them on outdoor wildlife cams. They hold up where others have rusted tight. Always the one I order if I need a small but dependable mount.
Excerpt: I attached the mount to the tailend of a windsurf boom and snugged the spin nut and lock knob with pliers 1/8th turn beyond hand tight. The bolt portion broke when the camera hit the water while sailing.