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Smallrig has launched new accessories for the Canon EOS R3, EOS R5, and EOS R6

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Smallrig has launched some new accessories for the Canon EOS R3, Canon EOS R5, and Canon EOS R6. All of these new items are available now for preorder.

smallrigr3L - Smallrig has launched new accessories for the Canon EOS R3, EOS R5, and EOS R6

SmallRig L-Bracket for Canon EOS R3 3628 $59

  1. Arca-compatible side plate and base plate enable quick switch between horizontal and vertical orientation shooting.
  2. Secured via a 1/4 screw and an anti-twist screw at the bottom.
  3. Replace the battery without removing the L-Bracket.
  4. Extendable side plate leaves room for cables.
  5. Built-in mounting ports, such as 1/4″-20, 3/8″-16 threaded holes, wrist strap holes, satisfy multi-scene shooting.
  6. Built-in magnetic slotted screwdriver for easy disassembly and assembly.

SmallRig L-Bracket for Canon EOS R3 3628 is designed for quick switch between horizontal and vertical shooting. It is locked into the bottom of a camera via a 1/4″-20 screw and an anti-twist screw, fitted with a silicone pad to prevent scratches and deflection, and can be disassembled into an Arca-compatible base plate (used separately) and side plate, both with lens center mark. The L-Bracket does not block ports, buttons and even allows the flipping of LCD screens to a certain extent. You may replace the battery without removing the L-Bracket and is also RS-80N3 compatible. Extendable side plate leaves room for HDMI and USB cables; base plate featuring mounting points such as 1/4″-20, 3/8″-16 threaded holes and wrist strap holes supports quick release plate, tripod, and the quick-release plate (pad) of DJI RS 2/RSC 2 stabilizers, etc. In addition, a slotted screwdriver is accessible for easy disassembly and assembly.


smallriglbracket - Smallrig has launched new accessories for the Canon EOS R3, EOS R5, and EOS R6

SmallRig QR L-Bracket for Canon EOS R5 / R6 3659 $33.90

  1. Quick-release L-Bracket for multi-scene use;
  2. Ultra-slim design makes it easy to carry when hiking or climbing;
  3. The spindle spanner of the battery door fits the curve of the camera, improving gripping experience;
  4. Built-in magnetic spanner for easy assembly and disassembly;
  5. Arca structure in the base plate and side plate allows quick switch between tripod, stabilizer (DJI RS 2/RSC 2), and handheld shooting.

SmallRig QR L-Bracket for Canon EOS R5 / R6 3659 features an ultra-slim design to reduce the burden of photographers during hiking and climbing. Not only lightweight design but also full functions. On top of this, it is convenient and easy for photographers to remove the side plate to attach a flip screen or install it back when shooting or a side power supply is needed, enabling quick assembly and disassembly. Its bottom design fits perfectly into the camera for a greater grip experience.


srbatteryr5 - Smallrig has launched new accessories for the Canon EOS R3, EOS R5, and EOS R6

SmallRig R5/R6 Power Supply Kit 3768 $84.90

  1. Lightweight solution for Canon R5/6 for time-lapse photography.
  2. Quick-release side plate fits multiple scenes.
  3. Ultralight and slim for photographers to carry around during hiking or climbing.
  4. Spindle spanner of the battery door fits camera curve, improving grip experience.
  5. Built in magnetic spanner for easy assembly and disassembly.

SmallRig R5/R6 Power Supply Kit 3768 provides a lightweight power supply solution for stars, cityscapes, and architectural photographers. It greatly reduces the weight of the power supply equipment and saves photographers’ strength during prolonged hiking and climbing while maintaining functionality. The quick-release design allows photographers to make easy adjustments based on actual use. To flip the screen, you need to remove the side plate and power supply system. The L-bracket fits perfectly on the bottom of the camera, thereby improving the grip experience.


blackmamba - Smallrig has launched new accessories for the Canon EOS R3, EOS R5, and EOS R6

SmallRig “Black Mamba“ Half Cage & Cable Clamp for Canon EOS R5&R6 3656 $67.90

  1. Form-fitting half cage leaving the camera handgrip fully accessible.
  2. Maintains full access to the camera’s controls.
  3. Comes with hand-tight HDMI and USB-C cable clamp to ensure stable filming
  4. Locked by a 1/4″ screw and a locating pin at the bottom and through the shoulder strap hole on the side to prevent twisting.
  5. Multiple accessory mounts (ARRI 3/8″-16 locating hole, 1/4″-20, cold shoe, Arca-Type base. etc)
  6. Integrate Arca Swiss plate on the bottom compatible with DJI RS 2 & RSC 2 Gimbal and Arca-Type tripod.

SmallRig “Black Mamba“ Half Cage & Cable Clamp for Canon EOS R5&R6 3656 is designed to leave the camera handgrip fully accessible and provide multiple accessory mounting points. The cage is locked with a 1/4″ screw and a locating pin at the bottom and through the shoulder strap hole on the left side to prevent deflection. Silicone pads are built-in at several positions to protect the camera from scratches. The “Black Mamba” style is continued, maintaining full access to the camera’s controls. the cage feature multiple 1/4″-20, ARRI 3/8″ -16 locating holes, cold shoes mount to attach accessories like Side Handle 2093, Top Handle 1984, magic arm 2070, microphone, light, and hand strap PAC2456. Integrated Arca-Type base directly compatible with DJI RS 2 & RSC 2 Gimbal to realize quick switch among RS 2, tripod and handheld shooting, and Built-in spanner on the bottom helps remove screws. The attached hand-tight HDMI & USB-C cable clamp to prevent accidental disconnection and ensure stable signal;

neuroanatomist

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Unfortunately, there's no good L-plate for the R5 that would allow fully operating flip screen.
That seems to be the price you pay with an articulating screen. It's true for the R, and for the R3. That's the reason I prefer the modular design, and I only attach the upright portion when I'm bringing a tripod.
 
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Unfortunately, there's no good L-plate for the R5 that would allow fully operating flip screen.
Unfortunately, there's no good way to mount the R5 onto a tripod in the portrait orientation that would allow fully operating flip screen.

Given that limitation, Kirk L-plates are reasonably good.
 
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there's no good way to mount the R5 onto a tripod in the portrait orientation that would allow fully operating flip screen.
No, there is one: I use a Novoflex L-plate ( none designed for the R5) with the vertical plate put to the right side of the camera. You can't hold the camera without problems and have to remove it for handheld shooting.
 

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Unfortunately, there's no good way to mount the R5 onto a tripod in the portrait orientation that would allow fully operating flip screen.

Given that limitation, Kirk L-plates are reasonably good.

How about a tripod with ball head tilted 90 degrees using just a base plate, like before we had L-plates? Seems to work find on all of my bodies. This also gives you the opportunity to reverse the flip screen above the camera (shutter down) for selfies. ;)

With slightly longer bolts on my SmallRig for the R6, I could invert the L-plate to point down instead of up. I'm not sure this would benefit me any more than rotating my ball head 90 degrees.

SmallRig also sells a cage for video folks that appears to not impede the tilt screen by much and allows your to bolt an Arca plate to the right, left or top of the rig. There are lots of other things you can mount if needed. A little pricey and I don't do that much video.
 
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I realize these are all ARCA Swiss, but anyone have real world experience using these guys plates on a RRS ball head? Any issues?
 

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I’m using a Promedia Gear L bracket on my R5 and it allows for full screen articulation. It’s modular, too.
Yes, that one is almost there, but its vertical part is absolutely huge. It has a cold shoe up high. They're targeting videographers perhaps.

There was another Japanese one, don't remember the name, very lightweight, but for some unspeakable reason they twisted the rails in the vertical part by 90 degrees. So if you change orientation, you still have to rotate the camera or it will point sideways.

Of course I have my own requirements on what is a 'good' L-bracket but what I really want is just an ability to quickly change from landscape to portrait without additional bells and whistles, wrenches and screws that I don't want to deal with in the field.
 

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How about a tripod with ball head tilted 90 degrees using just a base plate, like before we had L-plates? Seems to work find on all of my bodies. This also gives you the opportunity to reverse the flip screen above the camera (shutter down) for selfies. ;)
That's what I ended up with. Unfortunately, the notches in the ballheads have limited freedom and if the left part of the tripod is a bit too high, you're unable to level the camera as it wouldn't tilt anti-clockwise. So you have to adjust the legs too. Also this way the whole assembly becomes unbalanced with the camera shifting the centre of mass to the left.
But the existing L-plates on the market have serious downsides too.
 

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...you're unable to level the camera as it wouldn't tilt anti-clockwise. So you have to adjust the legs too.
That's the reason I like the leveling base on top of my RRS Series-3 legs. Although I mainly added it because otherwise it's a major PITA to level a gimbal head, it helps with a ballhead, too.
 
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Unfortunately, there's no good way to mount the R5 onto a tripod in the portrait orientation that would allow fully operating flip screen.

Given that limitation, Kirk L-plates are reasonably good.
The L-plates like that have a notch where you insert the screen, so it heavily limits the viewing angle which eliminates all advantages of the flip screen. Also there's a constant threat to damage the screen, and the part of the screen that under the threat is obstructed by the hanging rail.
The flip screen articulability (is it a world?) is much more important to me than an ability to quickly switch to portrait.