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Slik Mini-Pro V Tripod with 2-Way Pan-Tilt Head by Review Summary ,  Jul 30, 2015

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Slik Mini-Pro V Tripod with 2-Way Pan/Tilt Head
Report Date: 12/31/2015
Based on 156 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.5
Returned or considering to return: 1.3%

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Individual Feature Rating
Size5.0   above average
Weight4.7   average
Camera4.3   average
Lens4.3   average
Tripod4.2   average


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Camera

Camera:
"It fits my camera backpack perfectly, and if you want to you can sort of use it as a grip for your camera by holding the legs (thought this can be uncomfortable if you were to hold for hours)."
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"This one was extremely annoying to screw onto my camera."
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"Put your camera on this lil bad boy and kiss those problems goodbye."
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"After testing this tripod with even much smaller camera, a Canon Powershot G9, I've decided this tripod simply does not inspire any confidence in trusting my camera or the lenses with therefore it is not the right product for me."
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"Otherwise I was unable to obtain the correct angle between the camera and subject."
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"Fits in a bag, easy to store or carry, perfect for large cameras with zoom lenses or flash attachments."
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"It holds the camera well."
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"It fits my camera backpack perfectly, and if you want to you can sort of use it as a grip for your camera by holding the legs (thought this can be uncomfortable if you were to hold for hours)."
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"Seems like Robust little fella to carry all the weight of my cam and lens."
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Lens

Lens:
"I overcame this minor problem, by making sure that a tripod leg is under the lens."
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"After testing this tripod with even much smaller camera, a Canon Powershot G9, I've decided this tripod simply does not inspire any confidence in trusting my camera or the lenses with therefore it is not the right product for me."
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"Fits in a bag, easy to store or carry, perfect for large cameras with zoom lenses or flash attachments."
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"When the camera and lens are attached to the tripod, you have to extend the cute little legs and center the camera over one of the extended legs if the lens is long."
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"It held camera plus 18-135 lens with no problem."
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"Holds my Sony a6000 well, even with my 18-105 lens."
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"Great quality and very good at holding even DSLRs with a weighty lens attached."
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Price

Price:
"Still, I recommend it for the price."
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"Good Tripod for the money."
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"Works as well as expected for its size and price."
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"The pan and tilt is quite great, well built for its size and price."
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"Great price and sturdy enough to use with my Leupold spotting scope."
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Quality

Quality:
"The build quality is top notch, although not the best for horizontal pans at its not the smoothest in that direction."
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"It is made of quality components and doesnt feel weak."
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"The build quality is good, and it's lightweight."
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"Great quality and very good at holding even DSLRs with a weighty lens attached."
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"Pros:CompactLightweightIntuitive controlsHigh quality manufacture and materialsGood locksGreat quality for the pricePan and tilt handle is the perfect sizeCons:Allows big top heavy loads to shake in the wind."
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"The Silk product is exceptional as to quality and engineering."
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"Great build quality, sturdy constuction and very useful."
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Size

Size:
"Great small tripod, i use it with nikon d600 without any problems"
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"Cute little tripod... Adorably small, but it does what it was meant to do."
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"Works as well as expected for its size and price."
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"The pan and tilt is quite great, well built for its size and price."
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"Because of its size and weight I believe this would be a great addition to your camera bag for outdoor shooting also."
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Tripod

Tripod:
"I like, but not love this little sturdy tripod."
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"I fully expected that Id need additional gear, as I envisioned two possible problems with this tripod."
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"I was looking for a camera support for taking photos under low light conditions where a normal tripod would be inappropriate or not permitted."
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"I overcame this minor problem, by making sure that a tripod leg is under the lens."
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"I've only had one issue with the tripod, but the problem was not the tripod; when I fully extended the super telephoto lens on my camera for Macro photography (using the DCR-250 Macro Lens (Raynox DCR-250 Super Macro Snap-On Lens)), the tripod can tilt toward the lens."
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"Great little tripod."
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"Good Tripod for the money."
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"We love this tripod."
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"Great small tripod, i use it with nikon d600 without any problems"
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"Cute little tripod... Adorably small, but it does what it was meant to do."
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Weight

Weight:
"ANYway, the weight rating is hard to find on many of these mini-tripods."
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"Nice, hefty and strong but lightweight! "
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"Outdoors at the ball fields I want more height extension and more weight capacity to handle the zooms and the 7D2.For my taste its nice for indoor on a table or on the floor to get low with the g'kids so I dont have to hold the camera all the time and its quite inexpensive."
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"Seems like Robust little fella to carry all the weight of my cam and lens."
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"Because of its size and weight I believe this would be a great addition to your camera bag for outdoor shooting also."
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"The build quality is good, and it's lightweight."
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