Desmond Long Quick Release Plate (250mm)

Desmond Long Quick Release Plate (250mm)

Desmond Long Quick Release Plate (250mm)

B&H # DEDLR2502 MFR # DLR-2502
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Product Highlights

  • For Use with Long Lenses
  • Ideal for Macro Photography
  • Precision Scale
  • Sliding Slot for Lens Mount Screws
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The DLR-2502 Rail from Desmond is a 250mm Arca-Type compatible plate that is ideal for balancing long lenses or shooting macro photography. Precision scales on the sides of the rail and the clamp allow for micro adjustments. The lens mount screws are in a sliding slot so they can be adjusted to fit different lenses. Two 1/4"-20 hex screws, two safety screws, and two hex keys are included for mounting your camera to the plate.

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Desmond Long Quick Release Plate (250mm)
  • 2 x 1/4" Hex Screws
  • 2 x Safety Screws
  • 2 x Hex Keys
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Material Aluminum alloy
    Bubble Level 1, bull's eye
    Dimension L x W x H 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.6" (250.0 x 38.0 x 16.0 mm)
    Weight 7.2 oz (205.0 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.55 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 2.0 x 0.6"
    Long Quick Release Plate (250mm) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rail is quite stout and worth the investment While a little bit of a misnomer in that the attachment screws for the camera are Allen head screws, and you can attach your quick release plate to the rail, or attach a threaded tripod head to the rail, so it is not that quick, but that is a minor triviality, the rail is quite stout and worth the investment if you need to support lenses with it. I have the 460mm-800mm Opteka zoom B&H sells, and it improves the image quality, and gives you peace of mind that the lens is not going to lever the front of the camera off. There is even enough room to fit 2x converter between Opteka Lens and the camera. Though one can compensate for various vibration sources, water vapor in the atmosphere does limit some resolution of the image, but it is still a presentable image- better than one I had on hand that did not fit very well and could anchor only to the camera and tripod, no place to secure the lens foot down, so it would bounce around a little more than usual.
    Date published: 2017-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality, low price! Using this as part of a home-made long lens support. No issues at all; great price compared to others offering the same thing. Buy Desmond before they raise their prices!
    Date published: 2016-04-13
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