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Chris Gohlke
02-19-2010, 11:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://gizmodo.com/5474888/gorillapad-goes-magnetic-letting-you-attach-a-tripod-to-your-fridge' target='_blank'>http://gizmodo.com/5474888/gorillap...-to-your-fridge</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"GorillaPod, the bendy tripods you know and love, just announced its newest version: GorillaPod Magnetic. This guy has magnets on each of its feet, allowing you to stick it to pretty much any magnetic surface."</em></p><p><em><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1266532297.usr10.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></em></p><p>I'm not so sure I'd be willing to trust my camera to a couple of magnets, but I'd imagine it is probably OK for most of the smaller point and shoots out there. &nbsp;</p><p><em></em></p>

Reid Kistler
02-19-2010, 11:33 PM
Could be useful, but cannot recall ever saying "Dang, wish there was a MAGNETIC tripod at hand!"

Joby website states use is for compact cameras - claims up to 11.5oz / 325g weight capacity. That is less than my S3 IS - which is just as well, as also could not see myself WANTING to trust anything larger than a tiny camera to a magnetic grip!

GorillaPods have been around for a while, and a lot of people seem to like them. Took a look at them shortly after buying the S3, but decided upon an UltraPod instead, and have been happy with that....

Jason Dunn
02-24-2010, 07:37 PM
I really like the Gorillapod products - extremely well-made and well thought-out. I think the magnets are a neat idea, but I'd likely still prefer the strength of the wrap-around legs.