XShot 2.0 Camera Extender for Most Cameras XS2379-F
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- Capture a full background and scenery
- Eliminate awkward photos taken at arms length
- Fun and easy to use
- Max camera weight 1.2lbs
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|Item Dimensions||1 x 6 x 12 inches|
|Item Weight||0.47 pounds|
|Shipping Weight||0.49 pounds|
|Style Name||Standard Camera Mount|
|Weight Capacity Maximum||1.25 pounds|
XShot 2. 0 - The Camera Extender For Digital & Compact Cameras
The XShot 2. 0 Compact Camera Extender is the essential travel accessory. Whether you're traveling, on the beach with a loved one, hiking in the mountains, rock climbing, on a cruise, or just around the house with the family, now you can be in the picture too! Capture background and scenery, and get unique angles. XShot is a great accessory for taking cool videos, too! Just spin around with the XShot and you'll get an awesome 3D-like video. The XShot quickly and easily attaches to the tripod adapter on any compact digital camera.
Every XShot 2. 0 features full metal shaft construction and a quick-securing camera adapter for use with virtually any camera. The XShot Extender collapses down to be portable to take with you anywhere, so you'll always be able to get in the picture.
XShot 2. 0 Camera Extender Features
- Closes to 9"
- Extends to 37"
- Supports Cameras up to 1.25lbs in weight
- Works with GoPro Cameras (adapter not included)
- Custom camera adapter for quick attachment and removal
- Excellent for photos to capture full background or up to 10 people in a shot
Top Customer Reviews
Briefly, the Quikpod Pro comes with a set of tiny tripod legs which convert the unit into a surprisingly useful tabletop tripod. The Quikpod also comes with a useful case and belt clip. It has a mirror like device that permits some attempt at composing your frame. It is a worthwhile unit.
The Xshot, however, has some advantages. First of all, the Xshot will hold a slightly heavier camera, up to 24 ounces as opposed to the Quikpod's 15. More importantly, the Xshot extends to 37", twice the length of the Quikpod. That extra distance has a great impact on how much of the background you capture in the shot, especially with the wide-angle lenses of many recent point 'n shoot cameras. The extra length also makes a big difference with cameras that have the equivalent of a 35mm lens. (The much more expensive Quickpod DSLR will handle cameras up to 8 pounds and extends to 53".)
The Xshot is made of telescoping tubes, which permit you to easily choose the amount of extension you want. The camera mount has a rubberized surface and a thumbwheel for tightening. The head itself has a substantial wing nut for tightening. I had trouble getting the unit absolutely tight, though the slight play left did not allow the camera to flop forward from the position I set it in.
The Xshot collapses to about 9" long. At that length, it lends itself handily to be used as a camera grip in the left hand, with the right being used for zoom and shutter controls. Extended out by one or two sections, the unit can also be used - if you are careful - as a chest pod, which could come in handy for longer exposures. But be careful: the tubing sections collapse easily.Read more ›
It turns out that there are two pieces on the head of this thing, the piece that connects to the extendable monopod handle and also exposes a screw grip to spin the attachment screw, and the piece of plastic that holds the screw into place while exposing a rubber base for the camera to hold to. This plastic plate thing is rather crappily joined and is loose with no way to tighten it. The whole thing would be fine if I wasn't moving around but I do move around, that's what a handheld monopod is for, duh. So there'd be no getting around the rocking.
I literally have to throw this away--it's too cheap to try to resell it or otherwise hassle with a return or somesuch, but too expensive not to note the loss here. This is so completely disappointing!
Without echoing many other reviews, the rubber piece under the screw got detached after 30sec (yep, literally the first time screwing in a camera).
All in all, pay some extra $$ and get yourself a better quality pole.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Used it on our trip to Lake George and it worked perfectly !Published 12 hours ago by Amazon Customer
Not happy with this selfie stick. Near impossible to keep the swivel head from rotating. I'm using this for a Samsung Gear 360. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Wcjeep
This used to be top of the line before the idea of selfie sticks came out! Now company's have created much stonger and higher quality products. Read morePublished 12 days ago by HammerMan
Not great. The screw & the rubber base where the camera connects all came loose. My camera almost FELL TO THE GROUND.Published 21 days ago by J. R. H.
two years later and it still holds up. Firm grip, even after salt water you just need to clean it with regular water to take care of the salt and then its good to go.Published 26 days ago by nick
Worked great for the first few times I used it. After a while the metal flexes and it doesn't stay as tight as when it was new. It gets real flimsy when extended further.Published 2 months ago by JDHallectronics