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MeFOTO WalkAbout Monopod Features Built-In Compass


MeFOTO™ Introduces Colorful WalkAbout Monopod

Available in 8 metallic colors, the MeFOTO WalkAbout is a monopod with compass that photographers can also use as a walking stick

North White Plains, NY – August 5, 2013MeFOTO™ today announced the immediate availability of the MeFOTO WalkAbout, a monopod that can also be used as a walking stick available in 8 colors. Each WalkAbout monopod includes a compass making it ideal for outdoor photography and hiking.

The WalkAbout monopod also provides extra mobility and allows for quick setups when photographing sports, weddings or events.

Photographers can choose from gold, blue, green, red, titanium, purple, orange and black. The MeFOTO WalkAbout has a weight capacity of 30.9 pounds making it compatible with a wide variety of point-and-shoot and Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras, while only weighing 1.4 pounds.

“The MeFOTO WalkAbout brings eye-catching metallic colors to a product that has traditionally been lacking a colorful personality,” said Brian Hynes, MeFOTO’s product marketing manager. “We wanted to make an affordable, hard-working monopod that photographers could find in the color of their choice.”

Aluminum alloy material is utilized extensively in the construction of these tripods to take advantage of cast, forged and CNC machining techniques, all accentuated by an elegant series of robust surface treatments accented with color.

Features include:

  • Removable compass knob
  • Maximum extended height of 60.4 inches
  • Minimum height of 18.1 inches
  • Quick Twist Rubber Lock Grips with Anti-Rotating Legs
  • Standard ¼-20” thread for mounting camera
  • Foam Grip
  • Hand Strap

The new MeFOTO WalkAbout monopod is available now. Suggested retail price for the new monopod is $59.

About MeFOTO
MeFOTO makes colorful gear for photographers with colorful personalities. Our gear is designed and made to be durable, lightweight and easy. MeFOTO products are exclusively distributed by MAC Group ( in the USA.