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SHAPE Top Handle for Audio Configuration

SHAPE Top Handle for Audio Configuration
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SHAPE Top Handle Overview

The top handle is designed to give you the space to mount the GH5 audio system. It gives you a solid and comfortable grip on your camera and the push-button system let you rotate the handle position to your need. You can quickly insert and remove the top handle with the built-in hot shoe attachment.

UPC: 629266007693

SHAPE Top Handle Specs

Grip TypeTopside Handle
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.5 x 5 x 2"

SHAPE Top Handle Reviews

Simple and solid

By Reece
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-06

It's basic but it's great. Lots of 1/4 20 and 3/8ths spots, and 4 cold shoes in a simple top handle.

A must have.

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-10-29

Great item, allows me much more scope with my GH4. Also has the ability to add on to as I get a little more adventurous and experienced. Also, great service from B&H, better than some here in Australia-will be using B&H again :)

A must have for all dslr video shooters!

By Jason
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-05-09

Loving this new setup for my rig the possibilities seem endless with all of the threaded hole and super convenient rod mount bloc. I will be using this on all my shoots and highly recommend it for anyone who wants a solid feeling rig with an awesome form factor and amazing grip. The notches for your fingers make it really solid and stable in the hand.

Smaller than I thought it would be.

By Stefan Jr.
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2017-01-12

Great mounting options for accessories. I wish the handle was a bit longer and thicker. It seems tiny for what it's intentions are and I don't have the largest hands.Otherwise, it's a great product.

Great if the screws line up

By Brandon
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-19

A super solid handle with plenty of arri locating pins, but doesn't line up with the holes in my cage. You have to mount it with the plate and the cage doesn;t line up your options are pretty limited.


By Simon
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2020-08-23

Should've listened to my instincts months ago when this handle started to wiggle without any heavy use. My nightmares were finally realized when this slipped off the hot shoe of the Lumix s1H with a Sigma MC-21 and Canon 24-70mm f2.8 combo and sent it crashing to the ground. Thankfully it happened inside but i am appalled that a product of this price and company would fail so miserably

For the price, I expected more

By Simon
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-18

Built very solid and attached to my S1H's hotshoe. First few days it was super solid and felt like it was part of the camera. The S1H is a heavy camera on top of the fact I had a SHAPE cage and shotgun mic attached as well, I was super impressed. However, it's been a few weeks of fairly light use (Bought during lockdown, only shot stuff in-house) and there is already a small but noticeable wiggle with the handle. It no longer feels like its a part of the camera and I am hesitant to build out my rig further. I've tried attaching to my much smaller A7Si and the wiggle is still present.

Gorgeous & well-priced

By Peter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-05-31

Locks really well to any shoe and fits well in the hand. It's a bit shinier then the matte look in this picture, but as a Canadian I love the little detail of "Made In Canada" on the top of the handle.

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Does this top handle have a hot shoe connector at ...

Does this top handle have a hot shoe connector at it's base? If so, how does it work if the XLR1 adapter is connected to the camera's hot shoe?
Asked by: Jonathan
Hello Jon, Thank you for your question! This top handle was designed so it can be attached at the top front of cages when audio units are also used. It leaves enough space to attach an audio unit on top of cages. This handle does not have a hotshoe connector. You can see an example of how it's used here: We hope this helps and we thank you for your interest in our products. The SHAPE team
Answered by: SHAPE Team
Date published: 2020-05-19

Does it work with arri alexas ? Mini alexas or LF ...

Does it work with arri alexas ? Mini alexas or LF ?
Asked by: Shady
That mounting point does not exist on ARRI PCA Mechanical Accessories. However, you can use the SHAPE Controller Top Handle with Universal Attachment System.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-11-22


Hello, what is the distance between the 15mm fixation and the handle ? Thanks
Asked by: Anonymous
According to SHAPE the distance between the handle and the 15 mm fixation is 7 /17.78cm.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Would this work on with the SHAPE Camera Cage and ...

Would this work on with the SHAPE Camera Cage and 15mm LWS Baseplate for the Sony FX6?
Asked by: Joshua
no it will not
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2021-04-14

What are the dimensions of the handle?

What are the dimensions of the handle?
Asked by: Ericsson
The manufacturer has not published these dimensions. CALLTOLL FREE: 1.888.968.9810 (USA/Canada) E-MAIL: [email protected]
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2021-05-31


What are the dimensions?
Asked by: Anonymous
The dimensions in inches are 4.38 x 2.07 x 0.74 and in centimeters 11,13 x 5,26 x 1,88. Best regards,
Answered by: SHAPE SHAPE Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28


Can the hotshoe mount be unscrewed from this if I wanted to screw my own mounting attachment?
Asked by: Nicholas
No, the hotshoe mount cannot be unscrewed to fix another mounting attachment. The hotshoe is glued to the candy handle.
Answered by: SHAPE SHAPE Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28
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