3/8 screws

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Eric Thornett

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3/8 screws

PostWed May 05, 2021 6:34 pm

Really wish the 4.6K had 3/8 screwholes. Got a Ziyun Crane 3 and it has two screws in the plate, and one is a 3/8. Isn't that a pretty standard extra setting for a cinema camera? Even a cheapo camera I had years ago had both. Seems like weak design and this is basic.
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Re: 3/8 screws

PostWed May 05, 2021 8:05 pm

Yes.

A MASSIVE MASSIVE oversight.

It's so short sighted.

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Re: 3/8 screws

PostWed May 05, 2021 11:56 pm

+1. A little too late for my current BM camera purchases but a future box form factor will entice me... and hope they'll have a 3/8 mount.
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Re: 3/8 screws

PostThu May 06, 2021 1:27 am

Never understood their decision on this. Maybe they couldn't find a decent supplier...
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Re: 3/8 screws

PostThu May 06, 2021 7:03 am

+1
3/8 mounts are so much better and stronger.
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