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Really Right Stuff PC-LR Round Panning Clamp with Lever-Release

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Really Right Stuff PC-LR Round Panning Clamp with Lever-Release
Key Features
  • Arca-Type Compatible Base and Clamp
  • 3/8"-16 Central Mounting Socket
  • Panning Range: 360°
  • Diameter: 2.9"
The PC-LR Round Panning Clamp from Really Right Stuff is an Arca-type compatible, dovetail-equipped, 360° panning base that features an Arca-type clamp equipped with a lever-release.
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Really Right Stuff PC-LR Overview

The PC-LR Round Panning Clamp from Really Right Stuff is an Arca-type compatible, dovetail-equipped, 360° panning base that features an Arca-type clamp equipped with a lever-release.

A useful accessory for panoramic and landscape photographers, the PC-LR base allows the user to rotate their camera 360° on top of a tripod, ball head, or other support. The base may be attached to a support or Arca-type ball head via the integrated Arca-type dovetail, a 3/8"-16 threaded socket, or a 1/4"-20 threaded socket. The base also features a rosette design for secure mounting to compatible ball head and other device, and will prevent twisting at the coupling point between the clamp and head over time. A legacy tongue-and-groove adapter is available separately.

When in use, the rotation of the mounted camera may be accurately monitored via a laser engraved degree scale which features markings in 2.5° increments. When the photographer decides on a stopping point the rotation may be locked by an integrated screw knob. The clamp also features a diameter of 2.9", a total height of 1.4", and includes a single bull's-eye bubble level for accurate leveling.

UPC: 818413023055

Really Right Stuff PC-LR Specs

Quick Release System
Arca-type
Tripod Mounting Threads
3/8"-16 and 1/4"-20
Height
1.4" (3.5 cm)
Diameter
2.9" (7.2 cm)
Weight
11.8 oz (336 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.965 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.55 x 4.65 x 2.25"

Really Right Stuff PC-LR Reviews

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Could this be mounted on a manfrotto style 501pl ...

Could this be mounted on a manfrotto style 501pl using 2 1/4” screws?
Asked by: Russell
The Really Right Stuff PC-LR Round Panning Clamp with Lever-Release Release can accept either a 3/8"-16 or 1/4"-20 screw so mounting on a Manfrotto style 501PL using 2 1/4” screws will not be possible.
Answered by: Samik G
Date published: 2023-11-21

I'd like to attach the PC-LR to the top of a ...

I'd like to attach the PC-LR to the top of a Nodal Ninja RD-16 II which has a 3/8"-16 center and two 1/4"-20 holes. Are those 1/4"-20 holes on the bottom of the PC-LR and would I need matching studs or do they come with the PC-LR?
Asked by: Robert
Boyd (Staff) provided good answers. I would add that is you go to the Really Right Stuff website you could find all the tech details about this item. Since the Nodal Ninja RD-16 II is already a panning head, you might consider looking for a quick-release clamp to fit whatever camera mounting plates you use, that you can mount on the RD16, instead of stacking a second panning clamp.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2021-09-04

I have an RRS BH-40 ballhead and RRS TV24L ...

I have an RRS BH-40 ballhead and RRS TV24L tripod. is this clamp better than adding a leveling base?
Asked by: Jamison
The Really Right Stuff PC-LR Round Panning Clamp with Lever-Release Release is solely a panning clamp to go on top of a head or the like. This does not offer any leveling. However if your goal is to easily pan on a level plain, this can easily do that. This would go on top of your ball head, and your ball head would effectively be your leveling base.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2023-01-18

can this be used with a Wimberley 100 monopod ...

can this be used with a Wimberley 100 monopod gimbal head?
Asked by: vicki
While I do not own the Wimberley head you are asking about, I see no reason why you could not make it part of that set up, given the Arca-Swiss plates top (female) and bottom (male). But, I would question why you would want to use the RRS panning attachment with monopod (or, a monopod head on a tripod, but maybe this one is useful on a tripod). The RRS panning action is smooth, but also offers some resistance to unintended movement, even when not locked. It is designed to allow for precision panning, as in taking panoramic image sets. Thus is would usually be mounted on a tripod not a monopod. In my simple set up I add a Kirk LRP-1 Multipurpose Rail, and an "L" bracket on my camera to allow me to set the frame either vertical or horizontal. With the added rail, one can set the camera lens to pivot around its zero-parallax point, making panorama stitching easier, minimizing software required distortions. I will be using this set up with my recently acquired PeakDesign Travel Tripod.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2020-03-05

Does this have detents, or click stops at 10, 15, ...

Does this have detents, or click stops at 10, 15, 20 etc degree markings similar to the Novoflex or Nodal Ninja rotators?
Asked by: J
There are no detents or click stops at the 10, 15, or 20 degree markings on the PC-LR Round Panning Clamp with Lever-Release.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-11-08

Can this be used for vertical single-row ...

Can this be used for vertical single-row panoramas? I'll be picking up a RRS 3-series tripod and BH-55 head. I have a 5D IV with at most an EF 135mm f/2 L lens. I already have the RSS L-bracket. So wondering if I could drop the ball head into one of the 90-degree slots and then be able to do a vertical pano with this item along with the MPR-CL-II nodal slide. Or, is this only designed for single-row horizontal panos?
Asked by: Ricky
It can work for how you intend to use it.
Answered by: Luis L
Date published: 2021-01-07

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Any word on whether or not the RRS PC-LR and the Kirk BH-1 are compatible? I've asked reps from both companies and have not been given a definite yes/no. Thanks!
Asked by: Adam R.
Although the quick release clamp on the BH-1 can be unscrewed to reveal a 3/8 thread which can then fit the PC-LR, there are no tests we're aware of that confirm that they are completely compatible. Your results may vary.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

The top plate by itself is sold in two lengths, ...

The top plate by itself is sold in two lengths, 60mm and 80mm. What's the clamp length on this assembly and will it hold 50lbs?
Asked by: Michael
The clamp length is 60mm. There's no spec on load capacity for this accessory though a similar release system on the BH55 claims a 50lb load limit. With that said I would not look to load it up with that much weight.
Answered by: Patrick
Date published: 2020-02-26
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