The Manfrotto 561BHDV-1 is a neat little monopod kit for shooting video. It's a monopod, fluid head and flip down feet all in one.
Quick and easy set up means you can get shooting your camcorder or DSLR video fast.
The flip down feet add stability but you'll still need to hold on to the monopod to keep it upright.
Stands up to 6' 5" tall and holds about 8 pounds. Weighs in at about 4 pounds.