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Matthews Baby Plate - 3"

BH #MABP3 • MFR #429041
Matthews Baby Plate - 3"
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Matthews 429041 Overview

This is a 3 x 5 metal plate with a welded 5/8 inch stud that extends 3 inches. The plate has 8 anchor points for nails or screws, which are not included. This item may be used on a wall, or free-standing as a floor-level light mount.

Matthews 429041 Specs

Mounting5/8" / 16 mm Stud
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.75 x 3.8 x 3.4"

Matthews 429041 Reviews

Industry Standard

By Zachary
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-29

These work great with the Matthews baby Sitt'r

Multiple use accessory

By Photograsaurus
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-02-25

This pin is very sturdy and destined to be my next pigeon stand. Mounted to a flat square board, it will support a light low to the ground to illuminate backdrops.

Hang 'Em High

By Doug
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-08-25

I just custom ordered a 2016 Ford Transit Connect as my personal production vehicle. I installed two of the MSE 3 Baby Plates inverted on the center ceiling rib to carry a 20 Chimera China and a Chimera Birdcage lamp in order to prevent them from being crushed by other gear on the floor or rolling around loose inside the cargo area. I fully trust the quality of MSE products. Get yourself some of these.

Baby Plate - 3

By Dante S.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-06-26

Perfect for small lights.

Great Plate!

By Mike
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-12-05

Perfect for those unique mounting of lighting and flags.


By Brett
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-10-07

Easy. Simple. Works great. Million uses.

Matthews, enough said.

By D.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-14

It's a Matthews product, that says it all. I use these on the bottom of a laptop platform / stand I built. I attach the baby plate to a grip head / knuckle on a short C-Stand so my MacBook can be easily moved around the studio or used on location. Works great!

Does exactly what it's supposed to.

By Will
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-13

It's a baby plate, and a really well constructed one. Nothing fancy, just a really solid piece of grip equipment.

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can this plate be used on a floor without being drilled in or mounted?
Asked by: rob m.
Yes but it depends on what you are mounting - sandbags will help. Wouldn't be suitable for anything too heavy.
Answered by: Vincent N.
Date published: 2018-08-27


could this plate be drilled into drywall ceiling to hold a light? If so how would you attach a safety cable for extra safety? What would you attach the safety cable to?
Asked by: Scott S.
You would need to find a stud to do it properly. An eyebolt to the same stud will work for safety. If there is no stud where you want the light it becomes more complicated
Answered by: Peter M.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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