Switchpod DSLR stabilised tripod?

2 months 2 weeks ago #659175 by Ryan O
Can this hold a full size DSLR with zoom lens on it?  I'm speaking about on its own with out tipping? 

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1470706-REG/switchpod_switchpod_dslr_smartphone_handheld_stabilized.html


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2 months 2 weeks ago #659176 by garyrhook
The B&H listing claims a payload of 100lbs. That's a lot.

Tipping depends upon the center of gravity. Most of us put the lens over a leg to get extra support.


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2 months 2 weeks ago #659201 by Scott Klubeck

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2 months 2 weeks ago #659206 by Piechura
Peter McKinnon reviewed this on Youtube a while ago and put a Canon 1DX on it with what looks like a 24-70 f2.8 lens. So yeah, I'd imagine it's fine.


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2 months 2 weeks ago #659281 by garyrhook

Scott Klubeck wrote: I'd go with OctoPad

https://octopus.camera/photography-camera-stand.html


1) Everything they show on that page looks like a lightweight application.
2) No specs, including payload, are listed.
3) The head doesn't strike me as capable of supporting a big DSLR w/ 70-200 lens.
4) It's unfair to claim a GorillaPod will collapse. They don't, if used within their specs. Joby makes good stuff.


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2 months 2 weeks ago #659283 by Fran Welch
Reminds me of one of those bean bags


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2 months 1 week ago #660338 by Francis

garyrhook wrote: The B&H listing claims a payload of 100lbs. That's a lot.

Tipping depends upon the center of gravity. Most of us put the lens over a leg to get extra support.


100lbs?  No kidding that seems really high for that. 


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2 months 1 week ago #660342 by Nikon Shooter

Scott Klubeck wrote: I'd go with OctoPad
https://octopus.camera/photography-camera-stand.html


1, The base is not a hard one, not stable.
2, Not useable in Nature.

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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2 months 4 days ago #660775 by Ryan O
Thanks everyone, got my answer, you all were a big help!  


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