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Kessler Crane Kwik Release Receiver

BH #KEMG1001 • MFR #MG1001-V1
Kessler Crane
Kessler Crane Kwik Release Receiver
Key Features
  • For Kwik Release System
  • Arca-Type Compatible
  • Drop-In Instant Latching
  • Push Button Drop-Gate Release
Create a strong, sturdy, and fast quick-release system for your equipment with this Kwik Release Receiver from Kessler. The Arca-type compatible receiver works with a variety of different plate sizes and has a drop-in instant latching system with push button drop-gate release and a locking lever for ensuring a secure fit. Equipment can also be released with one hand for easy, convenient operation. A built-in bubble level makes it easy to create a level shot and various 3/8"-26 and 1/4"-20 mounting threads enable support for sliders, tripods, accessories, and more. It is constructed from aluminum and stainless steel for maximum durability and includes screws, washers, and hex keys so that you can get it set up right away.
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Kessler Crane MG1001-V1 Overview

Create a strong, sturdy, and fast quick-release system for your equipment with this Kwik Release Receiver from Kessler. The Arca-type compatible receiver works with a variety of different plate sizes and has a drop-in instant latching system with push button drop-gate release and a locking lever for ensuring a secure fit. Equipment can also be released with one hand for easy, convenient operation. A built-in bubble level makes it easy to create a level shot and various 3/8"-26 and 1/4"-20 mounting threads enable support for sliders, tripods, accessories, and more. It is constructed from aluminum and stainless steel for maximum durability and includes screws, washers, and hex keys so that you can get it set up right away.

Kessler Crane MG1001-V1 Specs

Dimensions
4.00 x 3.25 x 0.875" / 10 x 7 x 2 cm
Weight
1 lb / 0.45 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.915 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.05 x 3.6 x 1.65"

Kessler Crane MG1001-V1 Reviews

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question

How balanced is this receiver? I'd love to add it to my gimbal but not if it's particularly heavy on one side (which was what I discovered when trying to do the same thing with a manfrotto receiver)
Asked by: Zak
The Kwik Release Receiver from Kessler Crane is well balanced.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Is this compatible with the ProAm USA Autopilot Camera Stabilizer System?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is, you will be able to mount this on to B&H #PRSTA9 which is the ProAm USA Autopilot. You will also want to purchase B&H #KEMG1017 which is the the Kessler Crane Kwik Short Camera Plate to go along with the receiver.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-25

DO YOU HAVE THE V2 VERSION ?

DO YOU HAVE THE V2 VERSION ?
Asked by: Adam
A B and H staff member has already confirmed this is the second version of this product. I have two of these. They are very pricey, but by far the best quick release mount available. I'm using one on my tripod head and another on a Stroboframe off-camera flash bracket. The red sliding bar allows for easily and securely placing your camera in the mount with one hand. Closing the leaver firmly locks it in place.
Answered by: Gene
Date published: 2022-10-29

question

Does this have 1/8 mounting holes? What is the physical dimensions? Will this mount this to a steadicam solo?
Asked by: Troy
We believe you mean 3/8 -16 or 1/4 -20 mounting threads. It has both of these. These are the two world standard tripod mounting sizes.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Can I use this product for Manfrotto MH055M0-Q5 ...

Can I use this product for Manfrotto MH055M0-Q5 model head? Is the peak design compatible with the standard plate?
Asked by: Selim
Yes, this can be used with your tripod head, and the peak design plate would fit.
Answered by: Stephen G
Date published: 2020-12-11

What is the max recommended payload?

What is the max recommended payload?
Asked by: Hai
The Kessler Crane Kwik Release Receiver clamping strength is maximum 50 lbs.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2023-11-14

Do you happen to have the distance between hole ...

Do you happen to have the distance between hole centers in millimeters of all the bottom mount holes?
Asked by: Scott
From the first 3/8"-16 thread to the next is 32mm center to center. Then from the 2nd 3/8"-16 to the 3rd is around 42mm.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2022-09-14

How does this Kessler quick release compare to ...

How does this Kessler quick release compare to the similar offerings from RRS? Both are Arca-Swiss compatible QR clamps. Why would I choose one versus the other?
Asked by: Eric
Sorry for such a slow response, Eric, but I have been on meds for several days. I will answer your question by taking you on this clamp's journey. Sorry for this slow response,Eric, Eric, I have not used the RRS. But I know this clamp is good. And it is necessary for my application. Mounting it to a Gitzo g1570 pan and tilt head. I have learned to loathe that head because of stiffness and transport issues. But I have returned it to service. That head requires this lever clamp! Answered by Joseph from the U.S.A. in the Philippines.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-09-17
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