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What is the name of the piece that

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BrendaC, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. BrendaC

    BrendaC

    Sep 24, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    screws into the bottom of the camera that you can then mount on your tripod? Can you get replacements? I can't find mine, think it fell out of my bag at the football game. Thanks.
     
  2. Camera plate or L bracket
     
  3. Quick release bracket ?
     
  4. BrendaC

    BrendaC

    Sep 24, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    Thanks. Are they all the same size? Do the same plates fit all tripods and cameras?
     
  5. rsprouse

    rsprouse

    Jan 25, 2006
    Encinitas CA
    There are a few different, incompatible systems in use. The most widely used are called "Arca-Swiss compatible" but these tend to be separate, add-on components. It sounds like you are using something that came with your tripod, perhaps? If so, it is probably proprietary to your tripod manufacturer, so you need to get a plate that is the same brand.

    If you can show us a picture of your tripod head / clamp, we can probably be of more help.

    -- Russ
     
  6. Cleo68

    Cleo68

    Jul 7, 2008
    Bedford, MA
    You may be able to find it at B&H under your particular brand of tripod.
     
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