Excerpt: First note: that it works with 1/4" and 3/8" monopod fastenings. By default it's configured for 3/8". To change it to 1/4" the upper (silver) part unscrews from the lower (gold) portion and screws in below it yielding corresponding 1/4" male/female pair.
Excerpt: I've been looking for a shoulder brace for some time to handle a 600mm lens and Nikon D800 which are both heavy and demanding. This fits the bill. Construction is light-weight polycarbonate with brass fittings. The top swivels which helps with panning and the length extends to suit different bodies.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fits Well, Improves Tripod Function, Solid/Sturdy
Excerpt: Used the Mandrotto 361 Shoulder Brace for Monopods as the support for a custom ENG rig I built for the iPhone 6. The iPhone is almost to lite for me to hold by itself. i attached a grip and and smart phone bracket to the shoulder brace and you have the perfect iPhone rig....
Excerpt: Once I adjusted to the multiple pivot points, the darn thing feels rock solid. It is nice to pull the monopod into your shoulder without pressing the viewfinder into and through one's orbital socket.
Excerpt: My Manfrotto monopod is one of my favorite tools for documentary video work, and this shoulder brace improves its stability and steadiness. Mostly plastic construction, but for the very low price this purchase is a no brainer.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fits Well, Improves Tripod Function
Excerpt: Rather than use this with a monopod, I use it to brace the C100 against my body when shooting handheld. Since you can't lock any of it's moving points, it can be a little funny to get into position as you like, but it's flexibility can also be nice while actively operating, allowing you to pan or...