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Kujila Jun 10, 2005 9:54 PM

I've looked on the bottom of my mother's (non-digital) camera, and looked at the bottom of my Kodak, and the hole seems about the same size.

Is there different sizes for tripod connectors, or if I go out and snag a tripod will it work regardless of my camera? :)

Thanks!

calr Jun 10, 2005 11:34 PM

The mounting holes for all tripods are the same. That's where the similarity ends. You can buy tripods anywhere from $50 to several hundred dollars. Lightweight, heavyweight, quick-disconnect, ball head, 3-way head, so many choices. You can buy a light weight tripod for not very much money. However as you move up into better and heavier cameras, you will definitely want a heavier tripod.

I suggest you go to the tripod forum near the bottom of the forum menu for some excellent discussions on tripods.

Cal Rasmussen

VTphotog Jun 11, 2005 3:28 AM

As Cal says, the thread is the same for all. The thread is SAE spec 1/4 - 20 , if that means anything to you. I just mention it because I builta walking stick with threaded top for use when I am out hiking.There are any number of tripods available, in prices from under $50 up to more than I can imagine. There are also small, collapsible mini-pods, which stand under a foot tall, and can fit in a pocket.

brian

Kujila Jun 11, 2005 6:55 AM

Thanks @ both of you =)

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