Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod for $18 w/FS

A tradition unlike any other. No, not the Masters on CBS, but the return of the holiday shopping season sale of the Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod 🙂 It is currently in synchronized price swimming for $17.61 with free shipping for all at Adorama and B&H Photo. The usual free shipping terms apply at Amazon by Amazon itself (Prime or $25+ order).

3 Legged Thing Punks Tripods for $140 w/slow ship

For the next couple of days, the online shopping club that is MassDrop.com is offering the new condition 3 Legged Thing Punks Tripods for $140 with free shipping and handling. These will ship in late December 2017 and all sales are final. There are a couple of optional add-ons in the shopping cart that cost more. It is free to join/sign-up, that’s how you can see the price and more details.

Sirui 1 5-Section Alum Tripod w/Ball Head & Det Mono for $80

More tripod sales! The new condition Sirui 1 Series A-1005 5-Section Aluminum Tripod with Y-Series Y-10 Ball Head and Detachable Monopod Leg (22 lbs Capacity, 42″ Maximum Height) is on sale as another Cyber Monday offer for $80 with free shipping at Adorama.

For more action at AdoRama, check their various Cyber Monday offerings.

(ENDED) Oben AC-1451 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with PD-117 Pan/Tilt Head for $80

This 3-hour flash sale expired…

This is a 3-hour flash sale at the B&H Photo Daily Deals, the new condition Oben AC-1451 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with PD-117 Pan/Tilt Head is on sale for $80 with free shipping until 12pm ET or earlier if sold out. The price before the sale was $160.

Manfrotto MVH502AH Fluid Video Head with MT055XPRO3 Aluminum 3-Section Tripod for $250

The new condition Manfrotto MVH502AH Fluid Video Head with MT055XPRO3 Aluminum 3-Section Tripod is a Black Friday sale at Adorama going for $250 with free shipping and handling! No coupon, no rebate, it’s an old fashioned sale!

Vanguard Aluminum Tripod Sale (7 options, $110 to $180)

Adorama is having an instant savings sale on Vanguard Aluminum Tripods with seven models participating, with prices ranging from $110 to $180. They are part of the 235, 263, and 264 lines.

Meanwhile the Manfrotto Stile Veloce V Backpack, model MBSB390-5BB, is on sale for $60 with free shipping.

Manfrotto BeFree Live Video Kit with Tripod and Fluid Head for $129 after $60 MIR

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates, Adorama is offering the new condition Manfrotto BeFree Live Video Kit with Tripod and Fluid Head (includes Case) for $129~ after a $60 mail-in rebate (MIR).

CORRECTION: I am failing math, it is a $60 mail-in rebate 🙂

PS: I forgot to mention, we are just one week away from Black Friday, and if the past is any indication, the madness will be in full force before the day is done today 🙂

Tripods: Vanguard 264AB-100 for $170, Manfortto 190Go! for $190

A new 2-Day Sale at Adorama features a couple of name brand tripods with free shipping as follows:

+ Vanguard 264AB-100 4-Section Aluminum Alloy Alta Pro 264-AT Tripod Legs with SBH-100 QR Ballhead, Maximum Height 64″, Supports 15.4 lbs for $170

+ Manfrotto 190Go! 4-Section Aluminum Tripod Kit with Center Ball Head, 61.4″ Max Height for $190

+ no coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed to checkout

Dolica LA600 Pro 60-Inch Aluminum Alloy Traveler Edition Tripod for $40 w/free S&H

As of 11/16/17 AM recheck, this sold out…

Dolica has opened their own modest Amazon store (some but not all of the items fulfilled by Amazon (Prime eligible)) and among those offers is their new condition Dolica LA600 Pro 60-Inch Aluminum Alloy Traveler Edition Tripod going for $40 with free shipping for all.

(ENDED) 62-Inch Dolica Proline Tripod and Ball Head (AX620B100) for $30 w/free S&H

As of a 11/12/17 AM re-check, the sale is over…

Back to Amazon after a mini 11/11 excursion. The new condition 62-Inch Dolica Proline Tripod and Ball Head, model AX620B100, is currently on sale for $30 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. Limit one per customer. This is not a lightning deal. The reviews are mixed together with the 60-inch model.

PrimaPhoto Big Travel Kit Tripod for $50 w/free S&H

Adorama launched another limited time doorbuster, it is the new condition PrimaPhoto Big Travel Kit Tripod offered for $50 with free shipping. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed.

For more Adorama action, check their:
+ Overstock Sale (over 7800 items)

+ CLEARANCE sale on USED items (15000+ items)

+ Open Box sale (over 9100 options)

+ the 100 Year Nikon Anniversary items

(ENDED) Oben CC-2481L 4-Section Carbon Fiber Lateral Tripod for $220

This Wednesday flash sale expired…

The current Flash deal at B&H Photo is the new condition Oben CC-2481L 4-Section Carbon Fiber Lateral Tripod offered for $220 with free expedited shipping until 7pm ET (or earlier if sold out). The price before the sale began was $500.

(ENDED) 55-inch Sunpak 5555DLX Tripod for $10 w/free S&H [limit 3]

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B&H Stabilizery Things Sale: Vanguard, iKan, E-Image, Sunpak, Etc

This is a round-up of Tripods and other Stabilizer-y things currently on sale at B&H Photo:

+ Vanguard ALTA PRO 263AT ALUMINUM TRIPOD LEGS for $120

+ Vanguard ALUMINUM TRIPOD WITH PH-32 for $160

+ E-Image 2-Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod with 75mm Bowl for $400

+ Sunpak TravelLite 60 Reverse-Folding Tripod for $70

+ ikan Flyweight Camcorder Shoulder Rig for $329

+ all the above offers get free shipping, so I’m not mentioning it individually to make them more readable/skimable

Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $100 after $100 MIR (prepaid GC)

The Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod was on sale last week for $150 at Adorama. The bad news is that the price has now increased to $200. The good news is that this tripod has a $100 mail-in rebate on it, making it $100 after the $100 mail-in rebate.

The PDF link of the rebate form can be found at the product page. Per the PDF file, it runs for the whole month of November 2017, and it is maximum two per household for this promotional period. The $100 will be a prepaid VISA or Mastercard gift card.

The link to the PDF file is really small, here’s a screenshot highlighting it:

This is a five leg carbon fiber tripod. Per the PDF, the rebate only works for this specific model, and this rebate form is specific to Adorama, not other retailers.

Pre-order new Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 [also: new arrivals from Flashpoint, Glow, 3Pod, Orlit]

Nitro is not just the trending cold brew coffee at Starbucks. It’s also trending at Manfrotto, their new line-up of Manfrotto Nitrotech tripod-alia is now available for pre-ordering at Adorama. The N12 head goes for $600, while the three tripod bundles range from $1100 to $1480.

These are not the only new arrivals at Adorama, they also have new lightning products from Flashpoint, Glow and 3Pod. The 3Pod ball heads range from $20 to $50, the Glow reflectors range from $40 to $80, while the Flashpoint Rapid Monolights range from $550 to $800, while the Orlit Roverlights range from $560 to $620.

Manfrotto 5-Section Compact Action Aluminum Tripod for $59

A storm of price-matches! The new condition Manfrotto 5-Section Compact Action Aluminum Tripod in the black color scheme, model MKCOMPACTACN-BK, is on sale and price-matched to the very specific price of $58.88 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 5) and Adorama and B&H Photo.

PS: I don’t know who “started it”. That’s for the Deal Historians to figure out 🙂

Free Manfrotto or Vanguard Tripods with select Canon L-series Lenses

Among the Adorama Photo Plus specials are a handful of offers that get you FREE Vanguard or Manfrotto lenses with the purchase of select Canon SLR lenses as follows:

FREE Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod
+ with Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L II USM for $1700
+ with Canon EF 85mm f1.2L II USM fro $1849

FREE Vanguard 264AB-100 Tripod
+ with Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM for $1912
+ with Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II USM IS for $2012

(ENDED) Thursday: Davis & Sanford Tripods ($37 to $75; three options)

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Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $150

A sliky smooth tripod sale at Adorama now, they are offering the new condition Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Removable LED Flashlight for $150 with free shipping as a limited time sale.

For more action, check the latest Adorama Tripods and Lenses sale, which, as the name suggests, focuses on tripods and lenses.

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~

(ENDED) Mactrem PT55 Travel Camera Tripod Lightweight Aluminum for $36 to $38 [four color options]

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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.

(ENDED) Used Dracast DR-DVT17A Tripod for $78

As of a 9/21/17 AM re-check, this is sold out in USED condition…

We start with the Planet of the Tripods! The Dracast DR-DVT17A tripod is available in “Used – Like New” condition for $78~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. It goes for $200 in new condition at Amazon’s. It has no customer reviews.

(ENDED) Manfrotto 290 Tripod for9 $100, Etc

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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

Vanguard ESPOD CX 1OS 3 Section Aluminum Tabletop Tripod with Window Mount for $40 w/free S&H

Another one of the latest Adorama Labor Day sales is the new condition Vanguard ESPOD CX 1OS 3 Section Aluminum Tabletop Tripod with Window Mount going for $40 with free shipping. This too is a limited time offer.

Bower VT6000 Duo Flex 2-In-1 Professional Tripod and Monopod for $70 w/free S&H

Among the latest Adorama Labor Day sales is the new condition Bower VT6000 Duo Flex 2-In-1 Professional Tripod and Monopod for $70 with free shipping and handling. This is a limited time offer.

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!

Benro TAD38CB3 Series 3 Adventure Carbon Fiber Tripod with B3 Ball Head for $320

Back to the Planet of the Tripods we return, where the new condition Benro TAD38CB3 Series 3 Adventure Carbon Fiber Tripod with B3 Ball Head is on sale for $320 with free expedited shipping as a limited time offer at B&H Photo.

For more B&H action, check their frequently updated Featured Sales and Back to School sale.

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.

Davis & Sanford Provista Grounder Video Tripod for $130

To the Land of the Tripods we return, where the new condition Davis & Sanford PROVISTAGR18 Provista Grounder Video Tripod is on sale for a limited time for $130 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo where it is one of their latest Featured Sales

(ENDED) Slik Lite CF-422 Tripod with LED Center Column Flashlight for $200; Etc

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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).

Now shipping: FotoPro line of Tripods (14 options)

We have a group in-stock alert! The line of Fotopro tripods and ballheads is now in-stock and ready to ship at Adorama. Prices range from $90 to $449.

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.

USED Dracast DR-DVT17A Tripod for $75

Another one of the Amazon Warehouse Deals Bargain Bin sales is the USED “Like New” condition Dracast DR-DVT17A Tripod for $75~ with free shipping and handling. The new condition price is $200.