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Manfrotto 014-38 Rapid Adapter - 5/8" Stud to 3/8" Thread

BH #MA01438 • MFR #014-38
Manfrotto 014-38 Rapid Adapter - 5/8" Stud to 3/8" Thread
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Manfrotto 014-38 Overview

The Manfrotto 014-38 Rapid Adapter is a locking adapter that fits any light stand with a 5/8" top stud, and will allow vertical or horizontal mounting of a light fixture, flash, or camera that has a 3/8" threaded receptor.

UPC: 719821288954

Manfrotto 014-38 Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight0.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)2.6 x 2.5 x 1.2"

Manfrotto 014-38 Reviews

Sturdy and reliable

By Christopher
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-15

This piece of hardware is perfect to secure my lights to my light stands.

Quick way to mount a Crane 3S to a Steadicam arm

By Eung
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-07

I used this to attach my Crane 3S to the Thanos Pro II stabilizing arm and vest to reduce the weight on my arms. I was able to shoot for almost an hour without really feeling much fatigue.

Surprisingly useful!

By Diane
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-02-18

It grips a boom arm well in order to mount a ballhead and my camera for an overhead camera rig.

Excellent lighting accessory

By Warren
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-13

These units are very well made. These adapters allow the placement of tripod heads or other 3/8 16 accessories on a light stand. I recommend them highly!!


By Samuel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-26

stronger grip than the generic ones

Strong and works well

By Myles
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-22

Only one moving part but this seems to be well machined and holds a 2 battery operated Quazar tube with ease.

Always bring a couple of these

By Jeff
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-19

These have totally revived some of my older, knock-around lightstands-- can now use them for accent lights, iPhone tripods, or last-minute shotgun mic mounts. A great little accessory.

Poor design

By Dennis
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-12

My intent was to use this product on the 5/8 extension arm pf a c-stand. I wanted to hang my Cannon 5D from the set up for overhead food photography. However the locking mechanism does not hold very well on a smooth round surface. I have also tightened the screw to the pint where it started to damage the extension bar. I hung the camera and could not ever keep it level with the lens holding in a vertical plane. So, this is a useless and disappointing purchase. I'm now back to the drawing board for a better and more stable overhead setup.

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How is this MA adapter versus the other one from ...

How is this MA adapter versus the other one from Manfrotto?(Manfrotto Rapidadapter 3/8" BH #MA014BIM) Has anyone tried to compare these two adapters? Pluses and minuses?
Asked by: Jan
I got this adapter to put my Video monitor on a light or C-Stand. The Manfrotto on didn't fit.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-10-15

What's the diameter of the holes on the side?

What's the diameter of the holes on the side?
Asked by: Geoff
The hole on the side is 5/8".
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-27
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