(ENDED) Aukey 2-in-1 67″ Tripod/Monopod with 360 Ball Head and QR Plates for $37 w/free S&H after coupon

UPDATE 2/14/18 AM: the 50% off coupon expired, but now they have a 30% off coupon code AKTRIPOD that brings the price of the AUKEY 2-in-1 67″ Tripod/Monopod with 360 degree panorama ball head and two 1/4″ quick release plates down from $75~ to $52~. Obviously not as good as yesterday’s coupon that brought it down to $37~, thus I’m marking the deal as ended… Original post after the break for reference only…

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(ENDED) Thursday: Vanguard Tripod Sale (Five Options, $75 to $250)

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Giottos YTL8384 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $200 w/free S&H

Massdrop is a membership-style shopping website because some of their offers are below MAP. So you have to create a free account to participate in most activities, including buying. This is also a “group buy” style shopping website, so everything ships after the promotion ends. Shipping is typically slow and there’s no option for expedited shipping. If you find Prime 2-day shipping takes too long, then this mayhaps it is not for you 🙂 It’s a different model, so read up on it if you are not familiar with this approach.

Over there, running for the next two days and a few hours (as of writing time), you can get the new condition Giottos YTL8384 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $200 with free USA shipping and handling. These will ship at the end of February. All sales are final! The orders will be shipped by the vendor and come with a 2-year limited warranty.

Vanguard Sale: Many Camera Bags, Tripods, Monopods, Etc

Vanguard is having a big Winter sale at Adorama featuring dozens of products on sale. First up in the sale page over there, they have 26 camera bags, followed by 15 tripods, and four monopods, along with some spotting scopes and binoculars. The sale concludes with even more tripods on sale.

Some of the tripods and binoculars have mail-in rebate promotions on them which are clearly marked over there. At the very bottom of the page there is a mail-in rebate promotion that gets you free spiked feet with the purchase of select Vanguard tripods.

Manfrotto Tripod Sale (19 options)

Adorama is having a Manfrotto Tripod Sale featuring 19 different options, with prices starting at $21 and going all the way up to $290. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed to checkout.

Speaking of stabilizery things, the new condition Zhiyun Smooth Q 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer is on sale for $99 with free expedited shipping.

In other Adorama action, they have a limited time sale on select Surface PRO and Laptop models, each one going for $1099 with free shipping.

Still Good: Mini Tripod for $2 after $17 clip-on coupon

UPDATE Saturday at 10pm ET: this is still good…

This may not last long, so YMMV. A $17.10 off green clip-on coupon drops the price of this new condition Outdoor Mash Mini Tripod (with adjustments) from $18.79 to $1.69. Free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. Not sure if the coupon amount counts towards the $25+ minimum or not. The shopping cart will be more than happy to tell you. This is not an ADD-ON item as of the time of writing. Certainly can’t go wrong for under $2.

This is sold and shipped by Amazon itself. Amazon itself must be the seller for the clip-on coupon to work. Sales tax may be collected on the full amount, not the after-coupon price!

NOTE #2: I just purchased one to test the deal. As of 5:30pm ET, this went through without any problems! You may be able to buy more than one at the sale price. After I purchased one, the product page now shows the option to clip the $17 off green clip-on coupon once again.

NOTE #3: if you are a Prime member and select slow shipping, you may be offered a $1 digital credit. It won’t necessarily ship slowly though. If you have other Amazon orders in progress, or place ones in the next few days, this may be automatically attached to them, but you’ll still get the $1 promotional credit.

This is a brand new product launch, and these type of coupons are not uncommon to generate buzz for the new product at Amazon. Certainly beats buying radio ads and Facebook ads for something like this 🙂

If you are not familiar with Amazon green clip-on coupons, this is part of the product page to look out for. Click on the little box (at the Amazon page) to activate the coupon in your Amazon account. Annotated screenshot below:

Tripods w/free S&H: Vanguard 283AGH w/Grip Head for $200, 283CGH w/Grip Head for $300

B&H Photo has a couple of Vanguard tripods with grip heads on sale, with free shipping, for a limited time, as follows:

+ Vanguard Abeo Pro 283AGH Aluminum Tripod with GH-300T Grip Head for $200

+ Vanguard Abeo Pro 283CGH Carbon Fiber Tripod with GH-300T Grip Head for $300

+ for more action, check the latest B&H Featured Sales

Pre-order Manfrotto Element Carbon Fiber Traveler Tripods

More new arrivals at B&H Photo, they are accepting pre-orders for the following two new Manfrotto Tripods:

+ Manfrotto Element Carbon Fiber Small Traveler Tripod for $200
+ up to 8.8 pounds

+ Manfrotto Element Carbon Fiber Big Traveler Tripod for $230
+ up to 17.6 pounds

+ they are “coming soon”; a specific date is not yet given;

Camera Accessories Sale at Adorama (3rd Party Lenses, Tripods, Bags, Lens Filters, Etc)

Adorama has just launched a Camera Accessories Sale that includes a handful of lenses from 3rd-parties (Venus, SLR Magic, Voigtlander, Irix) along with a variety of tripods, lens filters, camera bags, and more! I will “digest” this sale later on today, but I’m posting the alert now if you want to do a DIY treasure hunt. The three rows of lens filters expand horizontally, keep clicking the right arrow on the right side of the screen to see more of them.

60-Inch AmazonBasics Lightweight Tripod with Bag for $19

The new condition 60-Inch AmazonBasics Lightweight Tripod with Bag is on sale for the very specific price of $18.80 at Amazon by Amazon itself with up to three per customer at the sale price. HOWEVER, if you need two (or multiples of two), you are better off buying the two-pack on the same listing for $$29.75. Free shipping for Prime members or with $25+ orders for non-members. These average 4.5 out of 5 based on 6000+ customer reviews and they have over 1000 answered questions as well.

Speaking of AmazonBasics tripods, their AmazonBasics 63-Inch Lightweight Aluminum Travel Tripod/Monopod with Bag is on sale for the very specific price of $87.36 with free shipping with up to five per customer. It averages 4 out of 5 based on 14 customer reviews.

(ENDED) Lightning Deals: Mactrem MT21 Mini Tripod for $22, PT55 Travel Camera Tripod for $32

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

Colorful tripod action now. The new condition PrimaPhoto Big Travel Kit Tripod is on sale for $50 with free shipping at Adorama in the red (aforelinked) and silver color schemes. The other two colors are not on sale.

For more Adorama action, check their CES 2018 Pre-Ordering page

Now shipping: Manfrotto Element Traveller 5-Section Big Carbon Fiber Tripod with Ball Head

The brand new Manfrotto Element Traveller 5-Section Big Carbon Fiber Tripod with Ball Head (65″, 18 lbs capacity) is now in-stock and shipping for $230 with free expedited shipping at Adorama

Meanwhile the Manfrotto Element Traveller 5-Section Small Carbon Fiber Tripod with Ball Head (56″, 9 lbs capacity) is available for pre-ordering for $200 with free expedited shipping also at Adorama.

Manfrotto 509HD Video Head with 545B Tripod Legs, Mid-Spreader and Padded Bag for $1180

On the high end of Manfrotto, Adorama is offering the new condition Manfrotto 509HD Video Head with 545B Tripod Legs, Mid-Spreader and Padded Bag for $1180 with free expedited shipping and handling for a limited time.

Speaking of Adorama, they are also offering the new condition Bose Solo 15 Series II TV Sound System for $299 with free shipping and $15~ promotional rewards.

Benro C1573FS2 Video Head and CF Flip Lock Legs for $199

The new condition Benro C1573FS2 Video Head and CF Flip Lock Legs is currently on sale for $199 with free shipping at Adorama or if you have Amazon Gift cards, you can also get it by Adorama thru Amazon.

(ENDED) Tripods and Stabilizers in B&H 2-Day Sale: $8 to $699: Joby, Manfrotto, D&S, Feiyu, E-Image, Steadicam,

These 2-day sale offers expired…

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Two 60-inch AmazonBasics Tripods with Bag for $26 total w/FS

If you need two tripods, or need to buy more tripods in multiples of two, Amazon is offering a 2-Pack of 60-inch AmazonBasics Tripods with Bag for $26 total with free shipping for all. That’s $13 per tripod. One goes for $23.48, so it’s almost a two for one. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 5880+ customer reviews and they have over 1000 questions answered, so they are thoroughly vetted by the interwebs.

This model should not be confused with the 50-inch model with bag which goes for $13, also on sale.

Speaking of AmazonBasics, their 67-inch Monopod goes for the very specific price of $12.67 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order as usual.

Limit five of each of the ones mentioned above per shopping cart.

(ENDED) Monday: Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head for $80 w/free S&H

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Tripod Sale at B&H Photo (94 options)

It’s tripod time at B&H Photo! A total of 94 Tripods are participating in a B&H sale that features models from Manfrotto, Benro, Induro, Oben, Mefoto and Sirui. Some of these options have mail-in rebates, others do not; check each individual listing for details.

Benro C373F 3-Section Carbon Fiber Video Tripod with S7 Head for $300 + S&H

Tripod time now of the more serious kind! Good until 12/18/17 PM (or earlier if sold out), Adorama is offering the new condition Benro C373F 3-Section Carbon Fiber Video Tripod with S7 Head, 15.4lbs Maximum Capacity, 63.58″ Maximum Height for $300 plus shipping (should be under $20 for most continental US zipcodes). The price before the sale is $450.

Speaking of more advanced/expensive tripods, the new condition Sachtler Ace XL Tripod System with CF Legs and Ground Spreader is on sale for $899 with free expedited shipping and 10% promotional rewards (that’s $90~ to be spent in future purchases at Adorama).

Adorama Day of Deals #2: TRIPODS (380+ options)

Day #2 of the Adorama Day of Deals promotion is a big Tripod Sale with over 380 options participating. Lots of tripods (obviously), along with various tripod accessories, and some monopods in the mix as well. You can use the left-hand side of their website (page down below the featured products at the top) to filter by manufacturer, price range, product category and more!

Oben AT-3565 Folding Aluminum Travel Tripod with BC-217T Ball Head for $120

The new condition Oben AT-3565 Folding Aluminum Travel Tripod with BC-217T Ball Head is now on sale for $120 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo…

Speaking of accessories, they have a Video Accessories Sale running for the next four days…

Vanguard Abeo Pro 283AGH Aluminum Tripod with GH-300T Grip Head for $200

Also part of the limited time B&H Photo Accessories sale there are a couple of tripods, with free shipping:

+ Vanguard Abeo Pro 283AGH Aluminum Tripod with GH-300T Grip Head for $200

+ Benro FTA28CC Travel Angel Series 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $230

Manfrotto NX Shoulder Bag + Manfrotto PIXI Aluminum Mini Tripod for $20 w/free S&H

Doorbuster time at Adorama! They are offering two Manfrotto items for $20 with free shipping. No coupon, no rebate, no minimum purchase required. It is the Manfrotto NX Shoulder Bag + Manfrotto PIXI Aluminum Mini Tripod. This is a pretty good deal since each one often goes for that price on its own.

For more action, check the Adorama Cyber Monday II sale.

Still Good: Buy select Manfrotto Bags, Get FREE Monopod or GorillaPod or Pixi Tripod

This offer continues! Adorama is running a nice Manfrotto promotion that gets you a FREE item depending on which Manfrotto products you buy! All the offers are nicely organized at the aforelinked page. Here’s a summary:

+ FREE Manfrotto MM290C4US 290 Carbon Fiber Monopod when you buy one of 11 eligible Manfrotto bags

+ FREE Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom Mini Tabletop Tripod + Ballhead when you buy one of a dozen eligible Manfrotto bags

+ FREE Manfrotto Pixi 5.3″ Mini Tripod when you buy one of 20+ eligible Manfrotto bags

+ the freebie is determined by which product you buy as seen on the promotional page. You don’t have a choice from the freebies.

HOW TO GET THE MANFROTTO FREEBIE

You don’t have to do anything to get the freebie (other than buy the qualifying product). No coupon, no rebate, no shopping cart gymnastics. Eligible items mention this promotion on their product page. For example, here’s the product page for the Manfrotto Pro Light 3N1-36 Backpack with 3-Way Wear. You see the offer mentioned (screenshot below). Just add the bag to the shopping cart and the free item will be included automatically while this promotion is running. If you don’t see it, it means the promotion expired or there’s something wrong.

Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $300

And now a stabilizer-y thing, in this case, something human photographers call a tripod. The new condition Oben CT-2491 Carbon Fiber Tripod is on sale for a limited time for $300 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo which has a very loaded Thursday Daily Deals

Prima Photo Small Travel Tripod for $70 w/free S&H

The Search Box at the top of the blog is now very functional, so that’s another way for you to check for things if you don’t want to go into Pages #2, #3, #4, etc. Whatever WordPress did since the last time I checked, their search engine improved considerably! It’s not shaky at all. As if it is standing on a tripod…

… which brings us to the new condition Prima Photo Small Travel Tripod in the red or black color scheme, on sale for $70 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

Manfrotto 190Go! Aluminum Tripod Kit with Ball Head for $160

The clock is ticking! I can’t post them all! But I’ll post as many as I can 🙂 Thankfully this offer runs until 11/30/17, so you have plenty of time to ponder. It is at B&H Photo with free expedited shipping, the new condition Manfrotto 190Go! Aluminum Tripod Kit with Ball Head for $160! No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed.

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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