Tripod producer Three Legged Factor has developed a brand new L-bracket that’s designed to be adaptable to suit a wider vary of cameras, and which can permit customers to mount their digicam in quite a lot of methods. Referred to as Ellie, the bracket options sliding bars that permit measurement adjustment, twin Arca-Swiss mounting platforms and extra threads for attaching equipment corresponding to microphones.

Ellie is constituted of ‘aerospace grade magnesium alloy’ and makes use of a pair of stainless-steel sliding bars that permit customers to tailor the size of the baseplate to swimsuit the scale of the digicam. Two screw threads on the bottom supply a alternative of mounting positions, whereas a gap within the development supplies area and entry when L-shaped cables must be related to ports on the digicam physique.

Because the place of those cable ports varies from one mannequin to the subsequent the bracket permits 4 mounting configurations to make sure the reduce away part will correspond with ports in as many cameras as attainable.

The bracket may be dissembled so the bottom doubles as a fast launch plate, and each ends of the vertical commonplace characteristic two screw threads that may settle for macro arms, flash attachments or audio tools.

Ellie will likely be accessible in anodised copper or metallic slate gray colour choices in mid-March and can price £64.99 / $69.99.

For extra data see the Three Legged Factor web site.

  • Horizontal Facet Size: 95 mm – 128 mm / 3.74 “ – 5.04 “
  • Horizontal Facet Width: 38 mm / 1.5 “
  • Vertical Facet Peak: 85 mm / 3.35 “
  • Vertical Facet Width: 38 mm / 1.5 “
  • Weight: 96 g / 0.21 lb
  • Compatibility – Customary Arca-Swiss

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Three Legged Factor Introduces Subsequent Evolution of Common L-Brackets

The award-winning British tripod maker broadcasts a brand new Common L-Bracket with elevated compatibility with a wider vary of cameras, and superior performance.

Three Legged Factor has introduced a brand new evolution of common L-Bracket. Following on from the large success of the world’s best-selling L-Bracket Three Legged Factor’s QR11-L, Ellie brings one other dimension of compatibility with a variety of mirrorless and DSLR cameras, and an unprecedented stage of innovation.

L-Brackets are primarily used to modify from panorama to portrait on a tripod, while sustaining the focal aircraft and horizon. They’re notably standard with panorama, structure, and studio photographers, but utilized by photographers throughout all genres.

3LT Founder & CEO Danny Lenihan commented: “Ellie is the end result of a yr’s improvement and testing, and is constructed on the foundations of QR11 and a whole lot of feedback and emails from prospects because the QR11 launched in 2017. It’s been a improbable problem for myself and the group, with various hiccups within the course of, however I’m delighted to be introducing what we consider is a brand new chapter in L-Bracket innovation.”

Appropriate with commonplace Arca-Swiss clamps, Ellie’s design options 2 completely different screw mount slots within the base, permitting customers to place the L-Bracket within the optimum place for his or her digicam. The size of the bracket base may be adjusted thanks to 2 inflexible stainless-steel sliding bars that are then fastened into place by the consumer. The rear fringe of the bottom is sloped to higher allow display screen entry.

Ellie’s vertical facet has a gap in a single aspect, permitting customers with L-shaped cable pins to attach equipment to their cameras extra simply. Because of the twin Arca-Swiss profile and similar mount-ends,this opening may be positioned in considered one of 4 positions, by inverting or reversing the vertical facet, which is secured to the bottom by way of two adjustable stainless-steel rods. A useful mini software with two sizes of Allen key to regulate the sliding bars, and the vertical facet, can be provided with Ellie.

Each ends of the vertical facet home two 1/4”-20 threads, permitting customers to connect equipment, together with microphones or mounting arms, to the bracket. The bottom of the bracket additionally encompasses a strap attachment slot. Ellie’s base plate is fantastically contoured in order that it may also be used individually as a fast launch plate with out the upright.

Including a unique kind of performance, Ellie’s vertical facet may also be mounted downwards from the plate, successfully making a rocker head when used with the tripod head adjusted into the 90 diploma place.

Constituted of aerospace grade magnesium alloy, Ellie will likely be accessible in two anodized finishes – Copper(orange) and Metallic Slate Gray. The product is on the market to pre-order right this moment from Three Legged Factor’s web site, and from native digicam shops, with a prompt retail worth of £64.99 / $69.99. Ellie will likely be launched in mid March 2019. Guests to The Pictures Present 16-19th March on the NEC, Birmingham, UK will be capable to see Ellie there on Three Legged Factor’s stand #E71.

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