The black MMC3-01 Compact Monopod from Manfrotto isa lightweight monopod that enables you to steady your camera withoutneeding to carry or set up a full tripod. Still photographers are ableto shoot at lower shutter speeds with the camera supported andvideographers can avoid eye-straining jitter, especially common during long zooming. This monopod has five sections with easy-to-use fliplevers which telescope to 57.2" and fold down to only 15.3". Made ofaluminum alloy, it weighs only 0.64 lb and yet supports loads up to 3.3lb. The MMC3-01 Compact Monopod comes with a wrist strap to safelysecure your valuable equipment. A wide selection of optional ball or panheads is available.