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Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate


Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate

Overview : An optional accessory for the Spider Holster Black Widow Camera Holster, the stainless steel Black Widow Thin Plate allows for the easy attachment of a tripod quick release plate and helps distribute the camera's weight for the ideal carrying position (lens pointed backwards rather than at the ground).

The Black Widow Thin Plate is recommended for use with heavier mid-level cameras that do not exceed 3.0 lbs. For cameras that exceed this limit, users should consider purchasing the SpiderPro Plate that accompanies the Spider Holster Pro Camera System.

Features :
  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Works on Most Tripod Quick-Release Heads

Quality/Usability : If you own The Spider Holster Black Widow Kit (review), you should definitely look into purchasing the Black Widow Thin Tripod Plate. This not only allows you to continue to use the Black Widow holster, but lets you mount your camera to your tripod without having to constantly attaching and detaching the quick release plate. The thin plate will also work with lightweight DSLR, Micro 4/3rds, Mirrorless camera, compact video camera or point and shoot camera.

Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate

The Black Widow Thin Tripod Plate comes in a nice plastic packaging. It includes everything you'll need; plate, washer and nut. Of course, the camera, tripod quick release plate and pin is not included.

Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate
Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate

To fasten the thin plate to your camera, you'll need to use your quick release plate and mount it to your camera like you normally would but with the thin plate in between the camera and quick release plate. Once its quick release plate and thin plate is securely in place, put the pin through the plate hole that is protruding out. Next, place the washer through the pin and use the included washer to tighten the pin to the plate. To securely fasten the washer to the pin, please use a wrench or pliers.

Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate Review: The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate

Once everything is securely in place, you can place the camera on your tripod. The pin does not get in the way and once you're done, you can place the camera back onto your Black Widow holster.

Conclusion : Overall, the The Spider Holster Black Widow Thin Tripod Adapter Plate is a must if you use tripods with your camera. You don't have to deal with the hassle of having to constantly removing your tripod quick release plate or pin. You can leave it on and use it whenever you need to.




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