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Zacuto ACT Baseplate

BH #ZAZACT • MFR #Z-ACT
Zacuto ACT Baseplate
Key Features
  • Front and Rear 15mm Quick Release Ports
  • 2 x 15mm Rods, Built-In Shoulder Pad
  • Arca-Type Mounting Plate
  • Quick Release Arca-Type Camera Plate
Mount your DSLR or mirrorless camera such as a Panasonic GH5 Mark II and additional accessories such as a matte box, follow focus, or extension arms using the ACT Baseplate from Zacuto. The baseplate features a built-in shoulder pad, an Arca-type mounting plate, a quick release Arca-type camera plate, 15mm rod ports on the front and back, two 15mm rods, and stylish red locking levers all around.
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Zacuto Z-ACT Overview

Mount your DSLR or mirrorless camera such as a Panasonic GH5 Mark II and additional accessories such as a matte box, follow focus, or extension arms using the ACT Baseplate from Zacuto. The baseplate features a built-in shoulder pad, an Arca-type mounting plate, a quick release Arca-type camera plate, 15mm rod ports on the front and back, two 15mm rods, and stylish red locking levers all around.

The 15mm rods can be installed in the front or back of the plate, and they are secured with a quick release design. The Arca-type bottom plate can be mounted onto the ACT Mounting Plate or other Arca-compatible mounts. The red Arca-type camera plate features quick release functionality, pads to prevent twisting or slipping, and it's inset into the baseplate for a low-profile design. Scale markings along the top assist with balancing.

Key Features
For DSLR or mirrorless cameras such as the Panasonic GH5 Mark II
15mm LWS front and rear rod ports
Arca-style quick release plate
1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 tripod mount holes
Built-in ergonomic shoulder pad
Two 15mm rods
Scale markings for balance
UPC: 781288000233

Zacuto Z-ACT Specs

Support Type
Baseplate, Handheld Support, Rod Support System, Shoulder Support
Grip Type
No
Camera Compatibility
Universal
Mounting
Rod Standard
15 mm LWS / 60 mm Spacing
Included Rods
Yes
Battery Plate Type
No
Accessory Mounting
No
Camera Mounting
Arca-Type Plate with 1/4"-20 Male Screw, 3/8"-16 Male Screw
Tripod Mounting
Baseplate
1/4"-20 Female Thread, 3/8"-16 Female Thread, Built-In Arca-Type Plate
Rod Ports
Baseplate, Front
2x 15 mm Rod Port
Shoe Mounting
No
Rosettes
No
General
Dimensions
9.5 x 4 x 2" / 24.1 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm
Weight
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.695 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.8 x 7.2 x 3.8"

Zacuto Z-ACT Reviews

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Can the shoulder padding be rotated 180 degrees ...

Can the shoulder padding be rotated 180 degrees for using on the left shoulder or running on the right shoulder but with the front in the back?
Asked by: Tim
no it can not
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2021-08-25

Does the bottom of this rig have the VCT mount?

Does the bottom of this rig have the VCT mount?
Asked by: Christian
Yes, the Zacuto ACT Baseplate offers the availability to add a ACT mounting plate to your tripod to be able to quickly lock down your shoulder rig or roll cage. Please review the following item Zacuto ACT Mounting Plate BH #ZAZAMP • MFR #Z-AMP https://bhpho.to/3BxD1Fa
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-12-13

What's the diff between VCT and ACT? Two answers ...

What's the diff between VCT and ACT? Two answers here seem to conflate them; would like clarification. Thanks!
Asked by: Dave
VCT and ACT are two different types of locking plate systems, where one (VCT) uses a v like wedge to lock into place, and the other (ACT) use the Arca-Type system. This Zacuto ACT Baseplate use the ACT system. The biggest difference other than the method in which the quick release is shaped is the speed at which the plate mount can be released, with VCT being a faster system more often used by professionals.
Answered by: Paige K
Date published: 2023-06-07

how heavy is the act base plate?

how heavy is the act base plate?
Asked by: JOEY
Is it really 950 grams? the VCT Pro baseplate, which is much bigger, is listed at 960 grams on Zacuto's website. Surely this smaller one can't be 950.
Answered by: Paul
Date published: 2022-05-10

Would this fit a FS5 or Fx6?

Would this fit a FS5 or Fx6?
Asked by: jon
100% Yes. one of the best VCT plates in the game meant for any serious working rig in production.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-06-26
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