Kirk BL-D800 L-Bracket for Nikon D800, D800E and D810

Kirk BL-D800 L-Bracket for Nikon D800, D800E and D810

Kirk BL-D800 L-Bracket for Nikon D800, D800E and D810

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Product Highlights

  • Compatible w/ Arca-Swiss-Style Clamps
  • Efficient Switching to 90° Tilt Mode
  • Single Piece of Lightweight Aluminum

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Kirk BL-D800 overview

  • 1Description

The Kirk BL-D800 L-Bracket for Nikon D800, D800E and D810 allows you to switch from portrait to landscape orientation and vice versa with your D800, D800E or D810 efficiently, without the need to tilt your ball head and re-level the shot.

On both of its sides, the lightweight aluminum BL-D800 L-Bracket is compatible with Arca-Swiss-style quick-release clamps. It mounts to the bottom of the camera via a standard 1/4"-20 screw.

The single piece of machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy preserves your access to the battery compartment and the camera strap loop.

Compatible w/ Arca-Swiss-style clamps
Efficient switching to 90° tilt mode
Single piece of lightweight aluminum
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Kirk BL-D800 L-Bracket for Nikon D800, D800E and D810
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
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    Kirk BL-D800 specs

    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.6 x 1.2 x 1.0"

    Kirk BL-D800 reviews

    BL-D800 L-Bracket for Nikon D800, D800E and D810 is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 95.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Poor fit on the D810 I previously used this L-Bracket for my D800. I left it on my camera 95% of the time. I love being able to change from portrait to landscape because I like to experiment with both views. It was comfortable to reach the buttons and access connections. I am disappointed in the fit to the D810. First thing I noticed was it didn't attach to the D810 as well as the D800. I also need to slightly reach over the bracket for the Menu, zoom, review buttons. The bracket extends slightly past the edge of the camera there. It's a great product. I just think a bracket specifically for the D810 would be a much better option.
    Date published: 2015-11-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't think of any way to improve it As expected, this Kirk bracket fits my D800 body perfectly. It is reasonably light weight and very rigid. Machining is beautifully smooth with a nice satin finish - not shiny like some cheaper brands. It ships with a captive screw, and the bracket can be slid laterally to permit access to the ports on the side of the camera. Regarding fit - I have lever clamps from RRS and Markins, and other plates from RRS and Kirk. This Kirk plate fits both the RRS and Markins clamps but does seem very slightly more snug in those clamps than my other plates, but I don't view this as a bad thing. I also like the convenience of being able to get this plate from B&H.
    Date published: 2012-07-25
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from This bracket DOES NOT work well on the D810 I originally purchased this bracket to use with a Nikon D800, and like all the other Kirk products I own, the fit, form, and function were perfect. But when I bought a D810 I assumed I would need to buy a new L bracket to fit it's slightly altered dimensions. I was fully prepared to do that, but when I called Kirk they informed that the same bracket fits the D810 and there were no plans to redesign it. Well, as a working photographer who freqyently needs to mount the camera to a tripod and tether into a computer or CamRanger this is a very poor compromise. When the bracket is snugged up against the side of the camera the way it's supposed to be, the port doors cannot be opened at all. The only way to access them is to slide the bracket down off center and tighten it there. Even with this goofy workaround it is very difficult to maneuver the USB cable into the port. For a company that makes such well designed professional quality gear, the fact that they won't make a proper fitting bracket for such a popular camera mystifies me. So I will spend my money elsewhere.
    Date published: 2015-06-02
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Doesn't quite fit the D810 right I was disappointed it doesn't fit the D810 as I had anticipated. Maybe I am just too picky. When installed on the camera with the bracket tight to the door side of the body it doesn't allow access to the port doors (can't open/use). You need to leave a gap between the bracket & body in order to gain access. I prefer the L brackets be snug to the camera body on both the door and bottom. No issues with quality but in my opion fitment isn't quite right for the D810 camera.
    Date published: 2015-03-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior design & materials = superior bracket Just adding my voice to the chorus of praise for the Kirk BL-D800 bracket, which I use with an Acratech GP ballhead. The bracket fits my D800 beautifully, with minimal effect on camera controls or hand-held shooting. It also allows the Nikon-supplied plastic LCD cover to remain in place. The integral mounting bases fit easily into the ballhead clamp, overlapping just a tiny bit. Locked down, it simply does not move at all. And no need for worry about how sturdy the bracket is, despite being so light. You get what you pay for and this bracket delivers.
    Date published: 2015-05-31
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice bracket L-brackets are great for switching your camera from landscape to portrait very quickly, but they all do this. I have a RRS bracket for my D800 and bought this Kirk for the D800e; they are similar in price and both made in USA, so they are very comparable. The RRS has a nicer finish and better design lines, but that's about it, they are so similar it's hard to tell one from the other especially once mounted to the camera body.
    Date published: 2013-01-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best D810 L-Bracket There are only a few choices for an L-bracket for the D810.... This Kirk, Sunwayfoto, Really Right Stuff and the Amazon Chinese copies. I have a Kirk on my 5DIII and it is very strong with no flex. Curiosity got the best of me so I tried one of the Amazon Chinese copies for my D810. It looked great, but was made from inferior aluminum and flexed...not good. From the online photos, I did not like the design of the RRS or the Sunway, so I bought another Kirk. It is very strong...and I now realize that Kirk is the only way to go.
    Date published: 2016-10-10
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not for d810.... I will take the other reviewers' word for it that this bracket fits the d800 and 800E nicely. It does not fit the d810 well at all. Even setting the bracket out in the slot a millimeter or two doesn't help. The center USB 3 door can be forced open to accept the connection, but you'd wear it out doing that. The bottom HDMI door won't work at all and that is what I need most for shooting with a connected monitor. To get the doors to open without jamming them back you'd have to have the bracket so far out to the left that the security of the bracket would be compromised (the contoured lip for grabbing the front of the camera would no longer match up). 2nd attempt report: The HDMI door is actually blocked by the bottom of the bracket along its entire bottom edge--as well as along the end of the door--when the bracket is flush with the side of the camera. I can get the USB 3 and HDMI doors to work if the bracket is moved enough to be a little less than a quarter of an inch off the side of the camera. Not what I want to see protecting several thousand dollars worth of gear, but I guess Kirk isn't going to make a special bracket for the 810.
    Date published: 2014-07-31
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