The Flip-Cage is a table-top stand for compact cameras that provides the solid support of much larger tripods €" in a compact, portable unit. Unlike other mini-tripods, however, the Flip-Cage is unique in its ability to fold closed, forming a protective roll-cage that absorbs accidental impacts. The Flip-Cage is the only mini-tripod that lets you take vertical images and converts into a macro stand. The Flip-Cage converts into a macro stand allowing close-ups of small items, like coins, stamps and jewelry. A soft, double-layer nylon neck strap is included.