Manfrotto has applied their exceptionally fast, quick-action leg lock technology to the 557B Pro Video Monopod. The 557B is designed for payloads up to 26.5 lbs. Fast, light, compact and stable, this video monopod is at its best where the action is. The 557B is a 3-section professional model that sets up in under 2 seconds forming a comfortable, stable shooting platform for a wide range of ENG cameras and camcorders. It also features sure-hold, rubber handgrips; easy-to-balance sliding camera plates; and convenient wrist straps.