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(From company literature) SLIK Pro Pod 600. SLIK's exclusive A.M.T. super titanium alloy legs make the Pro Pod 600 monopod rock steady yet lighter than it looks. The A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to weight ration than standard aluminum, meaning the tubing used in this monopod is lighter weight yet stronger than the standard metal used in any of today's monopods.


The Pro Pod 600's 4 leg section design folds down to a very compact 21 inches but when fully extended the monopod is 63 inches tall before adding a ball head (optional accessory). Speed release leg locks make setting up easy, fast, and secure. It can be used with heavy professional SLR cameras and long telephoto lenses, making it perfect for sports or nature photography.


A SLIK firm-grip surface provides a strong hold in any weather conditions while the wrist strap can be used to further the stability of the monopod.



Specifications:

  • Material: A.M.T. Titanium Alloy
  • Number of Leg Sections: 4
  • Leg Lock Type: Flip Lever
  • Maximum Height: 160 cm / 63 in.
  • Minimum Height: 53.5 cm / 21.1 in.
  • Maximum Load: 4.98 kg / 11 lbs
  • Weight: 0.6 kg / 1.3 lbs

Keywords: SLIK Monopod


Front-Ranger

Registered: January 2009
Posts: 4
SLIK 600 Pro Pod review by Front-Ranger
Review Date: 1/23/2009 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $55.00| Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Sturdy, lightweight, strong leg locks, comfortable to carry, classy looks
Cons:

As a 6 footer, this monopod gives me the extra height needed to prevent having to bend over. It seems like most monopods top out at about 5 feet and the extra few inches of this model really make a difference in terms of comfort. I paired this with a Bogen-Manfrotto 234RC swivel / tilt head and 3157N quick-release plate for use with my D300. This combination allows me to get the viewfinder to eye level with a couple inches to spare.


This monopod is lightweight but sturdy, as it is rated for an 11 lb. load. The grooved legs travel smoothly without any play and once extended resist flexing well. The quick release leg locks are generously sized for easy handling and engage tightly. The black spongy grip appears durable, keeps your hands warm and makes it comfortable to carry. The fabric wrist strap is a bit stiff but I'm sure it will soften up over time. The nice thing about the wrist strap is that it is connected to a plastic disc under the head which allows it to continuously revolve 360 degrees around the monopod. You can wrap your wrist up securely and still have freedom of movement without affecting the camera's position. It also folds down to a nicely manageable 21" for travel; compact for a 4 section monopod.


This is a well made, lightweight monopod with a classy finish at an attractive price.
Nikola_Konsulov

Registered: October 2007
Posts: 10
SLIK 600 Pro Pod review by Nikola_Konsulov
Review Date: 8/12/2008 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $70.00| Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Light, Strong, Looks Good, Price/Performance
Cons: None

This mono pod is really worth it. Cheaper than carbon fiber and lighter than many of the carbon fiber mono pods out there. Does a great job helping you stay steady when a tripod is not convenient to use.


 






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