So easy, it's almost magic...
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In our opinion, one of the RoadTrip and GlobeTrotter's best (of many) features is its ability to be converted into a monopod. When you purchase either model, you're pretty much buying two products for the price of one. ..not a bad deal at all.
Thanks to our genius product designers, converting the tripod to a monopod (without tools mind you) is as easy as it gets. But just in case you have questions on how to do it, here is a quick and detailed guide. If there's anything you believe we've missed or would like clarification on, drop us a line in the comments section below.
**Please note, not all MeFOTO tripods convert to monopods, only the GlobeTrotter and RoadTrip.
We've been getting some feedback that a lot of you aren't 100% sure what all the knobs do on your MeFOTOs. Here's a quick guide to help all you GlobeTrotter owners understand what your tripod can do and how.
#1 is the Tilt/Lock Adjustment Knob. This will loosen the ballhead up top so you can shift your camera around to the position you want and lock it. This is also how you can put your camera in vertical mode, when you push the ballhead into the groove on the side. Remember you need to tighten it afterwards so it stays in place.
#2 is called the Panning Knob. It is the smallest knob on the side and when you loosen it, you can easily 'pan' the ballhead right and left in a horizontal movement. This comes in handy if you're taking panorama shots or shooting video and tracking a subject.
#3 is the Quick Release (QR) Plate knob. Loosening this allows you to remove or tighten the QR plate on which you put your camera.
#4 is called a Drag Adjustment Knob (only available on the RoadTrip and GlobeTrotter). It adds tension to the ballhead so if you have a really heavy camera on your tripod it won't flop over or anything when you losen the drag adjustment knob. This allows you to make smaller adjustments on the ballhead.