Manfrotto MSCLAMP TwistGrip Review

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The Manfrotto TwistGrip mobile holder isn’t the first mobile holder I’ve used, but it’s certainly the most premium!

Typically these holders tend to be plastic and a bit of an awkward shape to actually carry around or store. No such issue with the TwistGrip, it’s smart design sees this collapsing down flat when not in use, making it easy to pop into a pocket or bag. The transformation is very smooth and it’s rather an addictive action.

Mobiles are held in place via grippy pads and you need to manually lock the grips in place (see my review video for a demo of this).


There is a standard tripod thread allowing you to use this with all sorts of equipment, from mini or large tripods to C shape camera holders, and on top is a standard cold shoe mount that can be used for things like lights or microphones.

Pricey, but comes with the a quality build quality to match.

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Manfrotto - MCPIXI Universal Smartphone Clamp, Pro Version

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  • Holds smartphone with widths of 60mm – 104mm
  • Universal tripod and lighting connections
  • Double lock mechanism: spring lock and side lock
  • Two ¼ attachments: for landscape and portrait mode
  • Ergonomic Italian design, compact and lightweight

Manfrotto MTPIXI-B, PIXI Mini Tripod with Handgrip for Compact System Cameras, DSLR, Mirrorless, Video, Compact Size, Technopolymer and Aluminium, Black

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  • VERSATILE: Close the legs to use it as a comfortable grip to capture videos that stand out from the crowd
  • SAFE: When the button is released, the ball is locked automatically in the selected position
  • DSLR COMPATIBLE: Thanks to the universal 1/4 Inch screw thread and stability, Pixi can be used with a huge variety of digital devices, the iPhone (with KLYP), compact cameras, CSC and even entry level DSLR's
  • COMPACT: The ideal solution for photographers searching for a lightweight, portable and easy-to-use support system
  • FUN: Find new perspectives and new ways to capture your shots flawlessly, while being provided with a secure base for any shooting situation

Manfrotto MHXPRO-BHQ2, XPRO Ball Head, Magnesium Body with 200 PL Plate, Triple Locking System, Levelling Bubbles, for DSLR, Compact System Camera, Mirrorless

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  • LIGHTWEIGHT AND STRONG: It weighs only 0.52 kg, but can hold up to 10 kg of equipment thanks to its magnesium composition. For high-level performance
  • MAXIMUM PRECISION: The levelling bubble and the triple locking system maintain the selected framing with very high precision
  • SAFE: The triple block system makes this head particularly safe and also eliminates annoying shocks or vibrations due to clicks
  • COMBINABLE: This head mounts Manfrotto's hugely popular 200 PL plate, which can be used with a wide range of other accessories
  • SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE: The unmatched precision, light weight and ability of this head to hold very heavy equipment makes it the perfect product for professional photographers

Mark J Draper is a self-confessed gadget lover who forged a career in the telecommunication and utility industry while maintaining a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.

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