Tripod Sale: D&S Explorer $25, 3Pod V3AH $80, Manfro BeFree $238

A Trio of Tripods (is this the first time I’ve used this phrase???) is included in the Adorama 48 hour sale with free shipping for each one of them, posted in ascending price order:

+ Davis & Sanford Explorer Tripod with 3-Way Fluid Effect Pan & Tilt Head, Quick Release & Carrying Case for $25~

+ 3Pod V3AH Video Tripod System Anodized Aluminum with 2-way Fluid Head & Quick-Release Plate for $80~

+ Manfrotto BeFree Live Video Kit with Tripod and Fluid Head, Includes Case for $238~

Benro BV-series aluminum sale ($699 to $899)

Three models in the Benro BV-series of aluminum tripods are on sale for a limited time at B&H Photo with prices ranging from $699 to $899. Two are leg kits (BV8, BV10), while the more expensive includes a ball head.

For more sales, now that B&H is back after the Sukkot holiday, check their Featured Sales. Any previously placed orders should be getting processed and on their way to you by now.

Used Manfrotto MH054M0-Q6 054 Magnesium Ball Head with Q6 Top Lock Quick Release for $100

The Manfrotto MH054M0-Q6 054 Magnesium Ball Head with Q6 Top Lock Quick Release goes for $200 in new condition at various places (eg Adorama) but if you are comfortable with USED…

… then to Amazon Warehouse Deals we go where you can get it in “Used – Good condition” (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for the very specific price of $99.64 with free shipping, sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself.

Cullmann Primax 380 Tripod with 3 Way Quick-Release Head for $20 + Shipping [under $10 for most]

Among the latest October Featured items at Adorama they have a bit of a doorbuster on a Cullmann tripod. The new condition Cullmann Primax 380 Tripod with 3 Way Quick-Release Head is on sale for $20 plus mandatory shipping which is under $10 for most zipcodes for the standard shipping options. About $5 more for UPS 3-day.

Even with shipping added, it still handily defeats the B&H Photo sale price of $40 with free shipping.

This is not a desktop tripod. It has a maximum height of 62~ inches (minimum height 24~ inches) and can take up to 7.7 lbs of load.

FotoPro S3 Patriot Tripod with Ballhead for $30 w/free S&H

Back to the Adorama Warehouse Clearance Sale, this looks smaller than it is because of the cropped picture, per the specs its height is 18.5 to 50 inches, it is the new condition FotoPro S3 Patriot Tripod with Ballhead (in a Red, White, and Blue color scheme) going for $30 with free shipping. No coupon, no rebate, no minimum purchase required. Add to cart and proceed to checkout.

Also part of that sale is the new condition Acer B346C 34″ Ultra-Wide Full HD IPS LED Professional Monitor (2560×1080, 100% sRGB, HDMI, DP, DVI, USB hub, IPS, Built-In Speakers) going for $300 with free shipping. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed.

Dolica GX650B204 Proline GX Series 65 inch Aluminum Tripod and Ball Head Combo for $58 after coupon

Amazon has different kinds of coupons. They have classic coupons that you have to type in the shopping cart, but they also have CLIP-ON COUPONS. You don’t have to type these, you simply click to virtually clip the coupons. This adds the coupon to your Amazon account, so if or when you buy an eligible product, while the coupon promotion is running, you will automatically get the discount.

One of the items that currently has a clip-on coupon is the Dolica GX650B204 Proline GX Series 65 inch Aluminum Tripod and Ball Head Combo. It goes for the very specific price of $62.55. After the $5 off clip-on coupon, it drops to $57.55 with free shipping.

The tripod goes for $55 at Adorama, however, Adorama has mandatory shipping that starts at $9~, so unless you have a way to get free shipping at Adorama, the total price is higher.

Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Removable LED Flashlight for $170

Doorbusterama returns with a new limited time offer running until 9/20/17 (or earlier if sold out). You can get the new condition Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Removable LED Flashlight for $170 with free shipping from Adorama.

For more Adorama action, check their:
+ Camera Bag sale (230 options)
+ New Releases and New Pre-orders page

Tripod Sale at Adorama: Studio, Travel, Compact, Table Top, Video [50 options, $25 to $2000]

Adorama has just started a big sale on tripods of different sizes and different types as follows:

+ Studio Tripods, ten options, $300 to $1180

+ Travel Tripods, ten options, $90 to $470

+ Compact Tripods, ten options, $40 to $446

+ Video Tripods, ten options, $249 to $2000

+ TableTop Tripods, ten options, $25 to $299

+ participating brands include Schatler, Cartoni, Joby, Induro, Vanguard, Manfrotto, Silk, Benro, FLM, D&S, MeFOTO, 3LT, Gitzo, Feisol, and many more

Now shipping: Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 (three options)

We have another in-stock alert! A trio of products in the new Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 line-up are now in-stock and ready to ship with free expedited shipping at Adorama as follows:

+ Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Video Head for $450

+ Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Video Head and 546B Pro Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader for $950

+ Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Video Head and 535 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $1180

Stabilizer-y Things: Sunpak Pro 724m CF 4S Monopod for $30; Prima Travel Tripod for $90

The early Labor Day Deals at Adorama have some stabilizer-y things among them. We group them in one post to make it easier to both read and write these 🙂

+ Sunpak Pro 724m Carbon Fiber 4 Section Monopod (supports 11 lbs) for $30 w/free S&H

+ PrimaPhoto Big Travel Kit Tripod in red color scheme for $90 w/free expedited shipping

+ for more “stabilizer-y things”, check our earlier B&H round-up of products of this kind

+ “stabilizer-y things” as defined for the purpose of this blog are tripods, monopods, handheld stabilizing systems, and anything else that helps keep a camera reasonably stable, other things equal

E-Image EK60AAM Fluid Drag Video Head and Tripod for $249, Oben CT-2491 for $300 [and other stabilizer-y things]

And now a round-up of stabilizer-y things at B&H Photo, such as tripods and stabilizers, with free shipping:

+ E-Image EK60AAM Fluid Drag Video Head and Tripod for $249

+ Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $300

+ Axler Robin Pro 40 Stabilizer L for $240 (ends 8/31/17)

+ Axler Handheld Gimbal for Mirrorless Cameras for $449 with free wall charger (ends 8/31/17)

Benro TAC008ABR0 Active Aluminum Tripod with BR0E Ball Head for $30 w/free S&H

Doorbuster time at B&H Photo, they are offering the new condition Benro TAC008ABR0 Active Aluminum Tripod with BR0E Ball Head for $30 with free shipping. If your order total is $49+, it gets upgraded to free expedited shipping.

you are looking for something else to add to your B&H order to get to $49+, check their Featured Sales and Back to School sale.

50-Inch AmazonBasics Lightweight Tripod with Bag for $13

The AmazonBasics Amazon house brand has quietly amassed over 120 camera and photo products, some of which randomly (?) go on a recurring sale, such as the new condition 50-Inch AmazonBasics Lightweight Tripod with Bag on sale for $13~ with a limit of up to ten units per customer. Free 2-day shipping for Prime members, or with a $25+ order (eg two of these).

It is on the same listing as the 60-inch version. Together they average 4.4 out of 5 with over 7000 customer reviews. There is no way to get review average sub-scores for each model ~ short of counting and averaging them manually!

Vanguard Espod CX 203AP for $35 (Fry’s Promo Codes)

The Fry’s weekly promo codes (running Sunday AM until Saturday PM) for this week, including the new condition Vanguard Espod CX 203AP going for $35. Limit one per customer. You can get this at their B&M stores or online. The promo codes are delivered to your email, and the codes are unique for every shopper. These days this is how Fry’s does the majority of their deals. This goes for $50 elsewhere.

Vanguard 263AB-100 3-Section Alluminum Alloy Alta Pro 263-AB Tripod Legs with SBH-100 QR Ballhead for $140

To the Planet of the Tripods we go, the Vanguard 263AB-100 3-Section Alluminum Alloy Alta Pro 263-AB Tripod Legs with SBH-100 QR Ballhead is on sale for $140 with free shipping at Adorama for a limited time.

For more action at Adorama, check:
+ Open Box offers (241 options)
+ Refurbished offers (100 options, many are Nikons)
+ Clearance of USED products (430+ options)
+ Overstock sale (over 7600 options)
+ Rebate Offers (over 350 options)
+ Special Offers (over 3000 options)

Stabilize-y Round-Up: Vanguard Abeo Plus 323AT Tripod (Legs only) for $130 [And More]

Another limited time offer at B&H Photo, it is the new condition Vanguard Abeo Plus 323AT Tripod (Legs Only) going for $130 with free standard shipping for a limited time.

While on this topic, they have a couple of Joby Gorilla Pods on sale for $15 (OG Flexible) and $30 (Hybrid with ball head).

While we are on the topic of stabilizing things, they also have a couple of Cotton Carrier Camera Vests on sale for $149 and $169 (with side holster).

More stabilize-y things (yes, that’s a professional industry term), the ikan Flyweight Camcorder Shoulder Rig is on sale for a limited time for $349 with free standard shipping.

For more of their offers, check their Back to School sale and their Featured Sale

Thursday: Vanguard Espod CX 203AGH Aluminum Tripod with GH-20 Pistol-Grip Head for $35 [Fry’s Promo Codes] {or $39 elsewhere}

The new condition Vanguard Espod CX 203AGH Aluminum Tripod with GH-20 Pistol-Grip Head, model ESPOD CX 203AGH, can be yours for $35 at Fry’s, in-store or online, if you use the Fry’s unique promo code from their email newsletters. You can sign up for their newsletters and get the promo code if you are not already subscribed. Limit one per customer.

It has not been priced but it is close enough in price at Amazon by Amazon itself where it goes for the very specific price of $39.43. This is a separate listing from the main listing of the Vanguard Espods.

PS: if you want to make a low budget 50s-style sci-fi movie, dress up your kitchen pots and pans and call them Espods 🙂

Sachtler 1002 Ace M GS System for $500

A new weekend offer is running at Adorama, it is the new condition Sachtler 1002 Ace M GS System with Ace M Fluid Head, Tripod, Spreader, Plate, Bag, Bar going for $500 with free shipping.

For more Adorama sales, check:

+ Open Box offers (241 options)
+ Refurbished offers (100 options, many are Nikons)
+ Clearance of USED products (430+ options)
+ Overstock sale (over 7600 options)
+ Rebate Offers (over 350 options)
+ Special Offers (over 3000 options)

In-Stock Now: 3Pod B-Series Single-Lever Travel Ball Heads ($20 to $50)

More new products arriving! The 3Pod B-Series Single-Lever Travel Ball Heads line-up is in-stock and ready to ship at Adorama. There are four models in the line-up with prices ranging from $20 to $50, depending on how much weight each model is rated to handle. All except for the $20 model get free shipping.

Speaking of new arrivals at Adorama, they have also recently began shipping the Fotopro tripod line-up (14 options) along with the new Profoto B1X 500 AirTTL Kits ($2095 To-Go or $4148 Location Kit).

Also in-stock there with free expedited shipping is the Flashpoint Studio 300 Monolight with Built-in R2 2.4GHz Radio Remote System – Bowens Mount (SK 300 II) for $120, or $160 for the SK 400 II model (400ws).

Canon 24-70mm f2.8L II with Manfrotto 3-Section Aluminum Tripod for $1749

A man named Frodo decided to start a camera accessories company in the Shire, shortly after the Scouring. Over time, as time often does, his name drifted to Frotto. And so we have the company by the name of Manfrotto. Okay, this is fanfic, not reality…

… but reality is this bundle, the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lens is bundled with the Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Aluminum 3 Section Tripod with Horizontal Column, together going for $1749 with free shipping at Adorama. This is the same price of the lens on its own, so you are essentially getting the tripod for free.

3 Legged Thing Albert Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod System with AirHed 360 Ball Head for $340

A new flash sale is up at Adorama, it is the new condition 3 Legged Thing Albert Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod System with AirHed 360 Ball Head for $340 with free shipping. This is a limited time offer (I do not know when it expires exactly).

For more Adorama action, check their:

+ Open Box offers (241 options)
+ Refurbished offers (100 options, many are Nikons)
+ Clearance of USED products (430+ options)
+ Overstock sale (over 7600 options)
+ Rebate Offers (over 350 options)
+ Special Offers (over 3000 options)

Prima Photo Big Travel Tripod for $90

Another one of the Featured Sales at B&H Photo is a sale on the silver or red color-schemes of the Prima Photo Big Travel Tripod for $90 with free shipping.

While we are on the topic of tripods, there’s a couple of others on sale as well:

+ Davis & Sanford ProVista 6510 Aluminum Tripod with V10 Fluid Head (65mm Bowl) for $90

+ LED Science Q-08 Professional Ball and Socket Head for $70

Adorama Prime Day Deals: B+W 77mm ND Filter for $17 w/FS, Manfrotto 190Go! for $200, Apples, Etc

Adorama is having their own Prime specials with the following products:

+ B + W 77mm #102 0.6 (4x) Neutral Density Glass Filter for $17 with free shipping

+ Manfrotto 190Go! 4-Section Aluminum Tripod Kit with Center Ball Head (61.4″ Max Height, Black) for $200 with free S&H

+ Apple 7.9″ iPad Mini 4 Wi-Fi 64GB, Gold for $329

+ Apple MacBook Pro 15″ with Touch Bar, i7 2.9GHz 512GB, 16GB, W/3 Yr Applecare for $2799

Speaking of Adorama, they have a 2-day Flashpoint Studio and Lightning Sale with around 50 items participating in the sale. This started yesterday but was lost in the home page with the Prime Day avalanche.

Pre-order new Gitzo 100 Year Anniversary Tripods

Nikon has launched their 100 Year Anniversary products but they are not the only ones celebrating 100 years. If you are a fan of Gitzo Tripods, they have in very limited quantities two new 100-Year Anniversary tripods. Just like the Nikon cameras, they are priced for collectors and hardcore fans in terms of pricing.

The Gitzo 100-Year Anniversary Edition Tripod with Ball Head goes for $1500, while the Gitzo 100-Year Anniversary Arsene Gitzhoven Edition Tripod with Ball Head goes for $3000. They are expected to ship in late October 2017.

The former can be purchased online, but the latter (the $3000 model) can only be ordered in-store or by calling B&H and it is not returnable and non-cancelable. The $1500 model is a regular internet purchase without the above restrictions.

Benro TAC008ABR0 Active Aluminum Tripod with BR0E Ball Head for $30 with free S&H

B&H Photo has a tripod doorbuster on sale for a limited time, it is the Benro TAC008ABR0 Active Aluminum Tripod with BR0E Ball Head going for $30 with free shipping. If your order total is $49+, you will get the faster “free expedited shipping”… For more action, check their latest Featured Sales… Meanwhile their Wednesday daily deals have all kinds of Yuneec drones on sale…

Fry’s Promo Codes: Vanguard Veo 59″ 5-Section Tripod for $90

Good until Sunday night, the Fry’s Saturday e-mail promo codes that people subscribed to their e-mailing list receive, can get the Vanguard Veo 59″ 5 Section Tripod for $90. The price before the coupon is $150. Limit one per customer. You can get this in-store or online.

PS: you can subscribe at any time to their e-newsletters and get the unique personalized promo codes. You can also unsubscribe at any time.

Vanguard ABEO Pro 284ATB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head for $200

The Vanguard ABEO Pro 284ATB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head is on sale for a limited time for $200 with free standard shipping at B&H Photo as one of their many Mother’s Day specials that started going live yesterday [all the Saturday posts here].

Speaking of tripods, they are offering the MeFOTO BackPacker Travel Tripod (Yellow) for $99 with free expedited shipping as another limited time offer.

In other action, B&H Photo offers this year’s new iPad for $299 with free shipping in the 32GB Wifi-only model, with three colors available. This year’s model is a 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 with the Apple A9 and TouchID.

Speaking of Apple and B&H, they are offering the Apple 12″ MacBook (Early 2016, Rose Gold) for $1199 with free expedited shipping. This is model MMGL2LL/A, with Core m3, 8GB RAM, 2304 x 1440 12″ LED IPS, etc.

In-Stock Now: Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Video Head (three options)

More in-stock action at Adorama, the Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Video Head system now have three different options in-stock and shipping at Adorama. The Nitrotech N8 Video Head on its own goes for $500, while the bundle with the 546B Pro Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader goes for $950, and the bundle with the 535 Carbon Fiber Tripod goes for $1180.

On the other hand, if you prefer a Manfrotto appetizer, the MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod continues for $18~ (limit 10).

Slik PRO 500 BHX Tripod with PBH-525DS Ball Head for $90

In addition to the previously mentioned Monopod special, Adorama also has a tripod flash sale, the new condition Slik PRO 500 BHX Tripod with PBH-525DS Ball Head (8.8lbs Capacity, 65″ Maximum Height) is on sale for a limited time for $90 with free shipping.

In other Adorama action, check their April Sales and their NAB 2017 specials.

Speaking of which, for two days only, the this Dell XPS 27″ AiO computer (4K Ultra HD Touchscreen All-in-One Computer, Core i7-6700 3.4GHz, 16GB RAM, 2TB HDD, AMD R9 M485X 4GB GDDR5, Windows 10 Home) is on sale for $2000 with free shipping.