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Manfrotto 562B

The 562B Fluid Monopod presents the same key features of the 561 Read more

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Overall 8

Remarkably Steady

Joe, B&H Photo
25 June 2008
  • Summary: Just purchased this last month and I've shot three live events using this monopod and am very impressed with how smooth and steady the camera work turned out. The fluid base makes pans remarkably smooth with exactly the right amount of resistance. This unit has allowed me to fit into spaces and get shots I would never had been able to get with a tripod while remaining much steadier than hand-held shots. This monopod is well-built, strong, sturdy, and smooth.
  • Pros: Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Locks In Tight, Rugged, Smooth Movement
  • Cons: Heavy, No tilt on this model
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Overall 10

Great Tool

dbon, B&H Photo
30 April 2008
  • Summary: I will recomend this monopod to whoever need to get shots in the fly since I bouth it I have used three time and now I fell I can't leave to a shoot without it. Love it.
  • Pros: Easily Adjusted, Good Footing, Lightweight, Locks In Tight, Rugged, Smooth Movement
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Overall 8


mchen, B&H Photo
14 April 2008
  • Summary: I already a video monopod from Bogen.. This 562B Fluid Video Monopod is the best by far... do not think about hand-holding your camera this is a great all- around monopod for video use.. you will be surprised at the use you can get from this product... when a tripod does not fit the bill..
  • Pros: Easily Adjusted, Locks In Tight, Rugged, Smooth Movement
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Overall 8

This would be more cost-effective being sold without the head.

Evan, Camerasdirect
28 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I purchased this item because of the 193cm height and it did not disappoint me. The head, however did not match any readily available tripod heads and there was no cross-referenced table as to which plates were interchangeable with which heads. To put together a system where I could rapidly change my camera from the tripod to the monopod and back, I needed to purchase an extra head for the monopod so that I knew it would accept the plate from the tripod.
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