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CKC private msg quote post Address this user
Hello,

It looks like my Pro Camera is not working on my tripod but I remember it did work before...any advice? Photos attached, Thanks!
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BuzzStudio private msg quote post Address this user
Make sure it's 3/8" Your Tripod most likely is 1/4" Buy an adapter.
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DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@CKC

Photo of your tripod so we can see what might be the problem?

Best,

Dan
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HarlanHambright private msg quote post Address this user
what does the MP built-in quick release plate fit anyhow?
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DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@HarlanHambright

See these tripod heads for where the Matterport built-in quick release plate fits.

Best,

Dan
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CKC private msg quote post Address this user
Here is the tripod...
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DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@CKC

The tripod has a head on it that contains a click release plate. Remove the click release plate.

Okay?

Note for Newbies: do not use a head like the one pitched above. It's only for seasoned DSLR Pros.

Instead, get one of these so that you do not drop your Matterport camera.

Best,

Dan
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CKC private msg quote post Address this user
It did work fine for the past few years but suddenly its not working..you mean remove the plate and then get the cam on it?
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DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by CKC
you mean remove the plate and then get the cam on it?


Yes. Exactly. You have two quick release plates: one in each photo. One quick release plate is part of the Matterport Camera. The other one - on top of the tripod head goes to your DSLR.

Okay?

Best,

Dan
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CKC private msg quote post Address this user
Hi Dan,

You mean putting the camera on the tripod now? Please see the photo...
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DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
Yes. Be careful; just in case the Matterport camera and tripod head are different sizes.

I do NOt recommend the head that you are using. Easy to drop the camera. Easy to have the camera fall, if the ball head is loose.

Dan
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Any advice? Buying an extra to put in the tripod?
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@CKC

Buy one of these two tripod heads:
https://kit.com/DanSmigrod

Dan
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