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Sinnofoto M2522 Tripod Review

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The Sinnofoto M2522 aims to be the essential portable camera accessory.

As with any good tripod the M2522 can be collapsed down to a more compact, travel friendly, size and it comes with it’s own bag which should help protect it when you’re on the go.  There is also a sleeve case included to help protect the tripod head, a very nice touch.

Folded size:15.8″to 55.9″ and net weight: 3lbs

Sinnofoto M2522

A twist lock system is used to extend or retract the legs. The legs are capable of two positions, selected by a small flip lock, one being the standard tripod position and the other being a much wider and lower stance.

The feet on the bottom are fixed position and can’t be replaced and there is a central hook giving you the ability to add additional weights to keep the tripod firmly grounded.

There are bubble levels to make sure you have a correctly leveled shot and the tripod head offers a wide range of movement.  It’s a ball head, which is better suited to photography than videography, and it can be removed completely from the tripod if you want to fit something else, for example the Edelkron SliderPro.

Sinnofoto M2522 Features

A quick release plate is included to allow you to quickly remove your equipment, it uses a screw system to keep the plate in place and this system does a great job of keeping heaving equipment, such as DSLRs, exactly where you want them.

The ball head is great quality but, as mentioned above, is better suited to photography.  It’s much harder to use this tripod to shoot video than a tripod with a control leaver, such as the Manfrotto BeFree tripod. but for static shots it works well and has the advantage that the camera can be pointed down very easily.

The Sinnofoto M2522 is a very good tripod considering the price.  It offers excellent quality, a good feature set, and the ability to easily swap the tripod head if you want to.  It’s available from:

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Camera Tripod, K&F Concept 230cm/90" Overhead Tripod Monopod with Horizontal Rotatable Center Column Arm 360 Degree Ball Head SA254T1 for Canon Nikon Sony DSLR Cameras

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Features

  • 【Transverse Center Column】Central column moves from 0 to 180 degrees, can be rotated 360°horizontally, to realize panorama shooting.
  • 【28mm Large 360° Ball-Head and Panoramic View】With two independent control knobs, the specially designed ball-head can rotate 360 degree allowing you to take photos at any angle with horizontally and vertically.
  • 【Easy Set Up】4 sections tube leg and the max diameter is 25mm. Spiral type locking knob allows you to adjust the working height in seconds. The height without column reaches 67.7'' and the height with 2 sections center column is 93.8'', making standing shooting easier.
  • 【Detachable Monopod】This tripod can be quickly disassembled with the central axis screw and transform into a monopod, providing an alternative way of shooting with ease.
  • 【Strong Stability】25mm large diameter aluminum alloy tube, load capacity 22.04lbs (10kg) provide stable support for camera. A spring hook to hang additional weight.

Andoer Camera Tripod,154cm / 61inches Aluminum Portable Tripod with 360 ° Panorama 3-Way Swivel Ball Head and Phone Clip, 1/4'' Mounting Screw,Compatible for Smartphone, DSLR Canon Nikon Sony

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Features

  • ❤360 DEGREES 3-WAY SWIVEL HEAD - Horizontal rotatable ballhead,it is made of CNC material,Very durable,allows you to change directions at different angles, with built-in level indicator for more quick and accurate level adjustment.THE CENTRAL COLUMN CAN BE PUT HORIZONTALLY OR BE INVERTED TO ACHIEVE MACRO SHOOTING FREELY. It is an ideal choice for panorama shooting.
  • ❤MULTIPLE COMPATIBILITY - With sturdy locking knobs, easy to operate; suitable for DSLR, mini projector, webcam, digital camera and more; the quick release plate can also be used as smartphone clamp, no need of extra clamp, compatible with iPhone, Samsung, Huawei smartphones.
  • ❤LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT - the legs of camera tripod are made of high quality aluminum alloy, weights only 0.99kg (2.18lbs), with adjustable height from 43cm(17in) to 154cm (60.6in); whatever at any height, central column can be stably put horizontally for perfect macro photographing.With tote bags,easy to carry when traveling,outdoor activities.
  • ❤2-IN-1 QUICK RELEASE PLATE - With free 1/4" quick release plate and universal phone clip, which can firmly fix the camera to prevent accidental falling; the smartphone clip width is 6.2cm-9cm, suit for most cellphones.
  • ❤WIRELESS BLUETOOTH REMOTE CONTROL - Upgraded camera tripod with wireless remote control,the effective range upto 30 feet,Compatible with iPhone and Android mobile phones,and spring Loaded Hook allows to hang additional weight from the tripod's center to enhance the stability, making your shooting more sturdy and excellent.

Neewer Tripod Boom Arm, 19.7" Horizontal Center Column Tripod Extension Arm Rotatable 360° Aluminum Alloy Swivel Lock for Overhead Photography, Macro and Low-angle Shooting, Load up to 22lbs/10kg

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Features

  • PROFESSIONAL TRIPOD BOOM ARM: Aluminum Alloy horizontal tripod arm can be used as an extra center column to increase the shooting height with 25mm-diameter pipe, durable and solid. Length up to 19.7inches/50 centimeters. Knob-type locking system, easy to operate; NOTE: Camera, Tripod, and Ball Head are Not included
  • HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL ROTATABLE: Horizontally 360 degrees rotatable while vertically 180 degrees rotatable; Hold your camera at your preferred height and angle. Perfect for studio indoor/outdoor macro shooting and low angle shooting
  • PRECISE ANGLE ADJUSTABLE: Designed with bubble level and horizontal scale, it allow you to adjust the angle and direction precisely
  • SOLID AND DURABLE: Sturdy and durable aluminum construction and locking system, this boom arm comes with 22 pounds/10 kilograms load capacity
  • WIDE APPLICATION: Featuring standard 3/8" screw, it is compatible with most ball heads, cameras or camcorders. And this extension arm can be mounted to all tripods that comes with 3/8 inch screw

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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