Arca plate for EM5 with HLD6 attached?

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by sugarbaker, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. sugarbaker

    sugarbaker Mu-43 Regular

    33
    Jan 6, 2013
    Seattle, WA
    Wonder if anyone out there has an Arca swiss tripod plate solution for an Olympus EM5 + HLD6 grip? (minus the vertical grip/battery pack section). I've previously been using a Really Right Stuff plate, but that will not fit on the camera when the grip is in place and hoping to avoid using a generic plate. I've considered altering my RRS plate, but it would require some grinding and drilling/tapping a new hole mounting hole.
     
  2. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    What's wrong with generic eBay plates?
     
  3. sugarbaker

    sugarbaker Mu-43 Regular

    33
    Jan 6, 2013
    Seattle, WA
    Because the EM5 has a smaller (narrower) bottom surface than many cameras, the generic plates stick out awkwardly. The RRS plate is contoured to the bottom of the camera, and while it sticks out a bit, it is a smooth transition.
     
  4. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
  5. sugarbaker

    sugarbaker Mu-43 Regular

    33
    Jan 6, 2013
    Seattle, WA