Can be used on top of a monopod or other brackets to change the angle of the camera. Tilt Head with quick release camera plate system and secondary safety lock makes it easy to remove the camera from the mount. It has a 3/8" Threaded hole in the base with reducer ring for 1/4". The camera plate is compatible with Manfrotto heads using the 200PL camera plate. This is not a Manfrotto product.