How to Install and use the Zacuto Universal Baseplate
Zacuto Universal Baseplate V3, includes 12-inch rods and works with all cameras. Zacuto's Universal Baseplate allows mounting accessories off the front and the back of the rods. Our new version 3 Universal Baseplate is 22% lighter then Version 1 or 2. The baseplate measurements (excluding rods) are 7 x 4 x 1 ½
The Universal Baseplate works with all cameras, including Panasonic HVX200, DVX100a/b, Canon XL-H1, XL1, XL1s, XL2, GL2, XH-A1 Sony XDCAM EX1, SO-HVR-Z1U, VX1000, VX2000, PD-150, PD-170, JVC GY-HD100U,HD200U, HD250U, Silicon Imaging SI2K, RED ONE and any other cameras of this size. NOTE: Universal Baseplate Camera T-slide Kit is needed for the RED ONE camera and any other camera that requires 2 1/4 20" screws.
It mounts to the camera with a 1/4 20" screw and a locking pin. The Universal Baseplate attaches to the tripod plate with both a 3/8 16" and 1/4 20" screws. It has 4.5" slide capability for balancing on the tripod and 4.5" slide for balancing the camera as well. The Baseplate is universal which means it has up and down as well as side to side adjustments, this is what allows it to align all cameras to various accessory equipment like matte boxes.
The Baseplate comes with 12" support rods that are 15mm in diameter and has a 60mm standard lightweight distance between rod centers. The 12" rods are female threaded on both ends. The Zacuto universal baseplate will work with all 15mm lightweight support matteboxes and follow focus units.
Upgrade to stainless steel screws to prevent rusting.
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