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Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III

B&H # KIPZ148 Mfr # PZ-148
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Product Highlights
  • Anti-twist Design

The Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III is an ultra-compact and lightweight quick release plate that is custom designed to snugly fit a Canon EOS 5D Mark III. Machined from 6061T6 industrial strength aluminum, it uses a weight-saving hollowed-out design. It also features an anti-twist lip that prevents the camera from rotating, especially during vertical shots.

This plate follows the industry-standard Arca-Swiss design, which also makes it compatible with quick release components from other manufacturers such as Arca-Swiss, Acratech, Foba, Graf/Studioball, Novoflex and Wimberley.

For use with quick release systems that use the Arca Swiss type clamp
Anodized to an scratch-resistant black satin finish
Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III
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    KirkPZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III
     
    4.7

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    92%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Fits well (11)
    • Solid/sturdy (11)
    • Easy to use (9)
    • Improves tripod function (7)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (8)
      • Night shots (8)
      • Portraits (3)
      • Sports/action (3)
      • Travel (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (4), Pro photographer (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (12)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Fit and Finish are Perfect

      This plate fit my 5DIII perfectly. It fits into my Arcatech ball head perfectly. It came with the L-wrenches needed for installation and includes stops, if you need them. I like the strap...Read complete review

      This plate fit my 5DIII perfectly. It fits into my Arcatech ball head perfectly. It came with the L-wrenches needed for installation and includes stops, if you need them. I like the strap mounting point.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not really compact

      this product was and upgrade from the generic Arca-type plate I had that would slip or shift slightly during long exposures. the PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Relase Plate by Kirk hugs my 5D...Read complete review

      this product was and upgrade from the generic Arca-type plate I had that would slip or shift slightly during long exposures. the PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Relase Plate by Kirk hugs my 5D III very well and there is no slip at all during long exposures but I wouldn't call it "compact" by any means. It's much larger then the generic plate that it replaced.

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      3.0

      truly a great product

      By bfl

      from NE Pa

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Studio

        Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

        very durable and quite reliable

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        5.0

        No Twist!

        By GroundUpJon

        from Tampa, FL

        About Me Pro Photographer

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fits Well
        • Solid/Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

            If you have twisting problems with your long/heavy lenses when using a follow focus, then this plate is the solution!

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            5.0

            One of the Best Quick Release Plates!!!

            By ElementArt

            from Los Angeles, CA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fits Well
            • Improves Tripod Function
            • Solid/Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Night Shots
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Wildlife

              Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

              Very Easy and Super Light to use for travail or any kind a situation.
              How the plate mount on the camera, it just perfect~~!!

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              5.0

              PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release P

              By Ron

              from Massachusetts

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fits Well
              • Improves Tripod Function
              • Solid/Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Night Shots
                • Wildlife

                Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                What can I say its a plate solid fits tight does what its suppose to

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                5.0

                Love It!

                By Lone Duchess

                from Houston Texas

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fits Well
                • Improves Tripod Function
                • Solid/Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                    The strap look allows me to permanently attach my sling strap to the camera plate and leave the plate on the camera (canon 5dm3) all the time.

                    My camera always has the strap attached and I can quickly put my camera on the tripod whenever I need too.

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                    5.0

                    Fit and Finish are Perfect

                    By JValiensi

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fits Well
                    • Improves Tripod Function
                    • Solid/Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Night Shots
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                      This plate fit my 5DIII perfectly. It fits into my Arcatech ball head perfectly. It came with the L-wrenches needed for installation and includes stops, if you need them. I like the strap mounting point.

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                      5.0

                      Good plate

                      By Sam

                      from Toronto, ON

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fits Well
                      • Solid/Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Night Shots

                        Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                        This plate is well made, it fits Canon 5D Mark III body perfectly, and works with RRS quick release system, the fit is slightly tighter than the original RRS plates, so it requires a little bit more strength to close the clip.

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                        5.0

                        Great plate

                        By PhotoArtTeacher

                        from HB california

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fits Well
                        • Improves Tripod Function
                        • Solid/Sturdy

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Night Shots
                          • Portraits
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Travel
                          • Video
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife

                          Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                          This quick release place enables you to connect a wrist strap to a camera such as the 5Ds without having to have the grip attached. The plate works with any Arca Type tripod head. Although it is a little thicker than other plates, having the option to use a wrist strap makes it more versatile.

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                          5.0

                          One of the best plate you can get.

                          By Phil M

                          from Montreal, Canada

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          See all my reviews

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fits Well
                          • Solid/Sturdy

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Travel

                            Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                            One of the best plate you can get for the 5D III.

                            Fits perfectly, comes with the stop screws and all required hardware.

                            I have a L-Plate with battery grip but I keep this one when I need a lightweight combo, on the go.

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                            3.0

                            Not really compact

                            By home-slice

                            from new york

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Fits Well
                            • Improves Tripod Function
                            • Solid/Sturdy

                            Cons

                            • Bulky
                            • Poor Design

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Night Shots

                            Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                            this product was and upgrade from the generic Arca-type plate I had that would slip or shift slightly during long exposures. the PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Relase Plate by Kirk hugs my 5D III very well and there is no slip at all during long exposures but I wouldn't call it "compact" by any means. It's much larger then the generic plate that it replaced.

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                            5.0

                            Quick Release Plate Releases Quickly

                            By gt ee doc

                            from Roswell, GA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Fits Well
                            • Solid/Sturdy

                            Cons

                            • Dimensions

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Night Shots
                            • Portraits
                            • Sports/Action

                            Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                            I use it to attach my camera to my tripod ball head. The quality and features are much better than the plate on my other camera. A threaded hole that can be used to screw it into a non-quick-release mount and a strap loop. My mount is too deep for the safety stops to do any good. My only complaint is that it is not exactly the same size as my other plate making it difficult to adjust the lever on my quick release to firmly grab both plates. I have to make a little adjustment every time and that is a bummer.

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                            5.0

                            Great fit for my 5D Mk.III

                            By Jamesy

                            from Toronto, ON

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Fits Well
                            • Improves Tripod Function
                            • Solid/Sturdy

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Night Shots

                              Comments about Kirk PZ-148 Arca-Type Compact Quick Release Plate for Canon EOS 5D Mark III:

                              I bought this to be a permanent fixure on my 5D3. I attach my Canon E2 handstrap (minus the dongle) to it and it is solid as a rock. I use the plate on my RRS lever style clamp and it is very solid.
                              Well made and it fits like a glove.

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