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RevoHot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter
 
4.7

(based on 105 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (75)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (78)
  • Durable (63)
  • Compact (60)
  • Lightweight (52)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Video (48)
    • Weddings (22)
    • Landscape/scenery (15)
    • Sports/action (14)
    • Travel (12)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (28), Pro photographer (25), Photo enthusiast (20), Casual photographer (9), Photography student (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (84)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good tool for attaching stuff

    I plan to use this for Fireworks video while doing bulb-mode photography of the Fireworks. This adapter fits my little HD video camera, and mounts it directly to the top of my DSLR. ...Read complete review

    I plan to use this for Fireworks video while doing bulb-mode photography of the Fireworks. This adapter fits my little HD video camera, and mounts it directly to the top of my DSLR. One I get things lined up, I can take stills while recording video. Comes in handy for when you need long exposures while capturing video.

    It is solid, and the camera will likely break before this adapter does.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    It Does the Job...Dangerously

    Revo has come up with a dandy design at a very agreeable price point. The metal construction is smooth and the two adjusters thread on the stud like butter in Satan's mouth. The only...Read complete review

    Revo has come up with a dandy design at a very agreeable price point. The metal construction is smooth and the two adjusters thread on the stud like butter in Satan's mouth. The only issue I had was that the stud is too long (which should never be an issue in other aspects of life).

    As a result, the peripheral attatched to the top of the adapter can bend the stud if it's too heavy. I use this to support a monitor atop my 5D Mark III and there's about 3/4" of stud just holding everything up. There needs to be a longer nut of some sort to support the stud between the two adjusters. Now things are just getting dirty.

    I would recommend shopping around for a more stable option.

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    5.0

    Not for what I needed, but my mistake

    By benkrueger

    from New Yory City, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

    Works fine, nothing wrong with it.

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    4.0

    Handy connector

    By Tomjc

    from New York

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Video
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

    I use a monitor on my Canon 5D iii. The monitor came with a cheap ball head that causes the monitor to wobble. I met a colleage who was using one of these as an alternative. It gave a much more solid connection with no shake on the attached monitor. Downsides? you need to be careful attaching anything other than a flash to a hotshoe mount. They're really built to hold a flash, so treat it carefully. Although the monitor doesn't wobble using this connector, that's another reason to be extra careful with it. Certainly don't lift the camera by the monitor or anything like that. Sounds obvious I know. I'm sure it will have many other uses.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Gets the job done

    By Alex

    from Cleveland, TN

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Video
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

      It does what it's supposed to do and does it without aggravation. As little as that might seem, when you're in the middle of shooting you don't want an aggravating screw adapter that doesn't tighten or breaks.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Strong product

      By bobby

      from New York, NY

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sports/Action

        Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

        Made a DIY grip for my DSLR and this was a key part of the handle. Locks the camera nice and tight to the handle.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Performs as Advertised

        By C. Marti

        from Portland, OR

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Video
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

          I bought this mainly to attach my Zoom H4n to the top of my camera, which it does flawlessly.

          I suppose if I wanted to, I could also use it to attach another camera to the top of my camera.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Good quality, better than I expected

          By Bill

          from Hiawassee, GA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                This is well made. I would buy again.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Perfect fit

                By The Feature Factory

                from Pasadena

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Video

                  Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                  Used to mount Tascam audio recorder on the d5100

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  This worked as we expected

                  By m99winner

                  from San Francisco

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                      Couldn't get a bracket to work so we tried this adapter and it worked like a charm

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Nice! Very useful!

                      By JMCruz

                      from Brazil

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                            Perfect to mount in DSLR's

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                            4.0

                            Pretty good

                            By Alex

                            from San Jose, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                The hot shoe is pretty good. I use it for my Zoom H1 attach as a good external mic to my camcorder and dslr.

                                Stability of the shoe depend on what device you use. For example it is pretty stable on old Canon 300D, but not very stable on the new Canon 6D. It seems the shoe basement too thin for every equipment. But you can use it with understanding of such caveat.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                A very good buy

                                By Mr. G

                                from Montezuma, Ks

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Easy to Use
                                • Good Audio Quality
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Sports/Action
                                  • Travel
                                  • Weddings/Events
                                  • Wildlife Photos

                                  Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                  I love taking photos of my kids but I also love video. I bought this product to attach a small video camera to my DSLR so that I can do both at the same time. works great.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Does exactly what it needs to

                                  By Justin Strandlund

                                  from Chicago, IL

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy to Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Video

                                    Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                    This is a simple product and it does exactly what it's designed to do.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Small and cost effective

                                    By aquadai

                                    from Los Angeles, Ca

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Sports/Action
                                      • Video

                                      Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                      simple and cost effective

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                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Great product

                                      By thecanonguy

                                      from NJ

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                          This is very useful, but they should have separator between the screws so that they don't get stuck while unscrewing.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Good Product

                                          By Documentorian

                                          from Orlando, FL Area

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Compact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy to Use
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Adapter For Wireless Rec

                                            Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                            Made it so that my wireless receivers would attach and fit on my light / umbrella stands & brackets. Did the job wonderfully!

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                                            • No

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                                            3.0

                                            It Does the Job...Dangerously

                                            By Mike

                                            from Bar Harbor, ME

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • It's A Solution
                                            • Svelte Construction

                                            Cons

                                            • Could Break With Heavy Eq

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Video

                                            Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                            Revo has come up with a dandy design at a very agreeable price point. The metal construction is smooth and the two adjusters thread on the stud like butter in Satan's mouth. The only issue I had was that the stud is too long (which should never be an issue in other aspects of life).

                                            As a result, the peripheral attatched to the top of the adapter can bend the stud if it's too heavy. I use this to support a monitor atop my 5D Mark III and there's about 3/4" of stud just holding everything up. There needs to be a longer nut of some sort to support the stud between the two adjusters. Now things are just getting dirty.

                                            I would recommend shopping around for a more stable option.

                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Great device great price

                                            By Stoney

                                            from Ohio

                                            Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                            Got this to mount a Atomos Ninja to an accessory handle. Works great.

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                                            5.0

                                            Totally Simple and Handy

                                            By NorthDakotaTroy

                                            from Fargo

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Compact
                                            • Durable
                                            • Easy to Use
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Family Photos
                                              • Landscape/Scenery
                                              • Sports/Action
                                              • Weddings/Events
                                              • Wildlife Photos

                                              Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                              Love this shoe adapter. It's small, simple, and cheap. Everyone should have one of these in their bag. I used it to mount a tablet on my Nikon D3200 and it works great.

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Perfect For what I needed

                                              By D.T

                                              from Chico CA

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Compact
                                              • Easy to Use
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Video

                                                Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                                I used this to mount my Zoom H2N recorder onto a cage. It works really well, not too long or short for my use and fits perfectly on the cage. Its also pretty easy to remove off the cage as well for changing the SD card on the Zoom.

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                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Works perfect

                                                By Logan in the Pit

                                                from Ontario, Canada

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Compact
                                                • Durable
                                                • Easy to Use
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                                  • Sports/Action
                                                  • Travel
                                                  • Video
                                                  • Weddings/Events
                                                  • Wildlife Photos

                                                  Comments about Revo Hot Shoe to 1/4"-20 Male Post Adapter:

                                                  I use this with a GoPro Tripod mount so I can attach my GoPro to my DSLR while I'm shooting and it's worked perfect so far, feels very durable and hasn't slipped at all.

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                                                  • No

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