May 20, 2020

Hejnar PHOTO Replacement Foot for Sony FE 70-200 f/2.8 Lens with QD socket

Hejnar SFR-001 replacement foot for Sony 70-200 f2.8

More and more additions to the Hejnar Photo family of Replacement feet are dedicated to SONY telephoto lenses. The new replacement foot is intended for the popular Sony FE 70-200 mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens and equipped with a QD (Quick Detach) socket.

The addition of QD sockets on all the latest Hejnar plates and replacement feet not only allow for Arca compatible support, but also help you to carry safely the lenses around in nature.

The SFR-001 Foot

Manufacturer Specification:
Model:SFR-001
Length:3.25" (825.5 mm)
Width:1.5" (38.1 mm)
Weight:55 gr (1.9 oz)
QD sockets:1 x Stainless Steel Quick Detach Socket 
Safety Stops:2 x M3 cap-head screws
Tapped Hole:1/4"-20
Material:6061-T6 Aluminium
Color:Black hard coat anodized
Hardware:Stainless Steel
Made in :USA

The Hejnar SFR-001 replacement foot is simple with a flat top surface. It is equipped with an alignment groove in front of the mounting screw following the shape of the lens collar of the SONY FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens.
It features a double dovetail at the front allowing for the attachment of flash brackets or other accessories as well as an the extra 1/4"-20 tapped hole for mounting on any pod with similar stud directly.

Hejnar SFR-001 replacement foot for Sony 70-200 f2.8 rear top view

The bottom side is quite revealing of the carving work done to eliminate weight. The M3 safety stop screws are placed at each end, while the socket and the 1/4"-20 tapped hole are placed symmetrically on a brace in the middle of the foot.

Hejnar SFR-001 replacement foot for Sony 70-200 f2.8 bottom view

The QD socket embedded is made of steel with ferritic nitrocarburizing treatment, making it extra durable having a wear-resistant surface.




Application

The QD system has been used for many years by industries around the world including NASA, law enforcement and military agencies. The design inhibits accidental removal, especially when something is hanging from the strap.
Therefore, you may attach this Hejnar Arca Style replacement foot on the collar of your expensive Sony telephoto lens and then attach your favorite strap to the bottom of the foot for carrying.

The QD socket on the SFR-001 is meant to attach standard push-button QD mount. The mount, may be utilized by a QD Sling Swivel which would enable a sling strap to be attached on your lens.

Hejnar SFR-001 replacement foot with sling strap


As all Hejnar products the SFR-001 is accompanied by all necessary screws and tools, which in this case are one SS 1/4"-20 mounting screw, two SS M3 safety cap screws and two size Allen Hex keys, one for the 1/4"-20 mounting screw and one thinner for the M3 safety stop screws.

Hejnar SFR-001 replacement foot with hardware

Compatibility
Arca Swiss® compatibility is a standard for Hejnar Photo products extended to this QR clamp as well regarding its clamping jaws. Hjenar Photo products work with Arca type clamps and plates from:
  • Markins® including lever release clamp
  • Really Right Stuff®, including lever release clamp.
  • Arca Swiss®
  • Wimberley®
  • Kirk®
  • Photo Clam®
  • Foba® (Foba uses different safety stop mechanism, so safety stops may need removing)
  • Vanguard ABH Series Ball Heads (ABH is Vangaurds only Arca-Compatible series)
  • Custom Brackets®
  • Jobu Design®
  • Acratech®

I hope you found the information useful, thank you for viewing.
All Photos by courtesy of Hejnar Photo © 2019 Chris Hejnar

Price & Availability:
Current price for the SFR-001 Lens Foot is US$ 50.00 (+Shipping where applicable) and is available now from the Hejnar Photo online Store or Hejnar eBay Store.

If you are interested in the product, do check the Recommended Sellers page for the current valid Hejnar Photo discount coupon before placing your order in the Hejnar online store. The coupon is only valid during your checkout at the Hejnar Online Store.

Sling Straps with QD mount like the top grade Magpul® mentioned above or equally strong but cheaper are available for purchase from Amazon, eBay and other stores with sporting fishing and military equipment.

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