After a series of quite convenient universal L brackets, Sunwayfoto have released earlier this June their first dedicated L bracket specifically designed for the new Canon 5D Mk III body (without a battery grip).
PCL-5DIII follows the skeleton design with convex edges as the PC-5DIII specific plate which was released a couple of months ago.
The L Bracket
|Dovetail Width:||39 mm|
|Mounting screw thread:||1/4"-20 UNC|
|Front view shows clearly the convex edges on the base and the design of the vertical bracket.|
|The bottom side reveals the Arca Swiss® compatible dovetail, two threaded holes for M3 safety stop screws at the edges and an extra 1/4"-20 threaded hole for use on a tripod without removing the plate.|
|Any excess material has been removed from the L bracket, in order to minimize weight making it a skeleton design.|
There exists also a strap mount hole at one side in order to facilitate the attachment of a wrist strap.
|UNC 1/4"-20 Mounting screw and M3 safety stop screw positioning.|
Mounting the Bracket on the Camera
|The convex edges embrace nicely the camera base curves making any twisting impossible. As does the vertical bracket to the side of the camera.|
|Front view of camera with L bracket.|
|The side view shows clearly the vertical bracket details that permit full access to the camera connectors under the rubber covers, as well as the top camera strap loop.|
|Canon 5D Mk III with Sunwayfoto PCL-5DIII L bracket at all possible positions mounted on the new Sunwayfoto FB-44 ball head.|
The package except for the PCL-5DIII L bracket, will include also 2 x M3 safety stop screws, 1 x 1/4"-20 captive screw and 2 x Allen wrenches for the M3 and 1/4"-20 screws respectively.
I hope you found the information useful, thank you for viewing.
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Price & Availability:
The estimated retail price for PCL-5DIII is US$
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