"The Benro A48FDS4 Video Monopod Kit includes the 3-Leg Locking Base and S4 Video Head to give you a versatile still or video camera support system. Able to hold up to 8.8 lb and extend to 68.5"", the removable base provides three solid points of contact with the ground and acts like a mini tripod. A ball joint on the base allows you to smoothly pan and tilt your camera and it can be locked so that you can pan with the head independently.The base can be replaced with the included rubber foot for standard monopod use. The four leg sections are secured by flip locks and it folds down to 26"" for transport in the included carrying case. The S4 is a compact video head with 360deg. rotation, fluid drag and spring balance. There are separate pan and tilt lock levers and a sliding quick-release plate helps to balance the camera. Built-in Bubble Level Allows adjustment to prevent uneven pans. Tilt Lock Lever Set tension control and lock of full front to rear tilt axis. Closed-Cell Foam Hand Grip A thick layer of closed-cell nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) provides a comfortable yet firm grip when carrying your Benro monopod, also includes Hand Strap for extra security. QR Plate Removable QR plate with sliding adjustment for better camera balance. Pan Lock Lever Adjusts tension and locks Head on 360 degree pan movement. QR Plate System with Safety Lock Easy camera mo"