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Old Oct 6, 2008, 5:17 PM   #1
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Hi all, never been here before but need some help if anyone can provide it. I'm working on building my own steadycam using Johnny Lee's instructions found at http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~johnny/steadycam/ and one of the modifications he suggested was to use an actual tripod head instead of his own mounting system. I want to do this, mainly because I want to continue using the quick-release plate on my camera, instead of having to take it on and off every time I want to switch between my tripod and this steadycam. My question, though, is are all quick-release plates and platforms universal? Or will I need to find a separate Sunpak 6400 UT mounting head to use on the steadycam? I'm kind of new to all of this, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks all!

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Old Oct 10, 2008, 12:38 PM   #2
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They are not all the same.

Even in a single manufacturer's line you will often find several variations of quick release plates.

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