Camera Base Components
Whether you are shooting with a DSLR, a Sony F3 or anything in between, we've got the parts you need to create your ideal camera mounting baseplate. All of our baseplate components are modular and can be configured and customized to suit your individual needs. Select a tripod baseplate, vertical posts, camera baseplate and camera mounting knob that is ideal for your camera. You can add a 60mm rail block and 15mm rods. By adding a cross clamp, you can start building a cage. Of course we have pre-configured Camera Base Assemblies as well. Check out our Users Gallery to see what others have been creating. All Berkey System products are made in the USA and are covered by our Lifetime Warranty. See Terms and Conditions for details.
A Multi-use Camera mounting plate that allows the user to mount DSLR or standard video cameras. Versatile design allows the base to be rotated to accommodate a wide range of camera body styles. Plate has 2.5mm lateral adjustment to allow for cameras with off axis mounting. Two large anti-slip pads ensure the camera is gripped securely.
Cheese style base plate 2 inches by 4 inches with 3/8-16 and 1/4-20 tapped holes for tripod or 3rd party quick release plates. Additionally, 10-32 tapped and #10 counter bores are provided in a number of locations for mounting the vertical posts for a Camera Baseplate. A Cross Block can be added for those that wish to add cages, extra handles or a shoulder pad. This plate can also be used as a universal cheese plate to mount battery pack, memory devices and other items.
Use with any of our Camera Bases to provide vertical adjustment of Iris Rods. The innovative Quad permits vertical adjustments of the Iris Rods. It offers outstanding rigidity and quick, easy adjustments. The Quad has quickly become a popular choice for our Camera Base Plate customers.
Camera Base Plate made specifically for the Sony F3 and Panasonic AF cameras. If you already own one of our DSLR camera Base Assemblies and would like to mount your Sony F3, you can purchase this Base Plate. This baseplate is designed to the exact mounting pattern of the Sony F3. Camera Mounting Knobs sold separately. Fits many other large bodied cameras.
Large mounting plate for the Sony F3, Panasonic AF and other large body cameras. It is compatible with all of our Camera Base Plates. For easy mounting, it has rows of tapped holes (10-32, 1/4-20, and 3/8-16), rows of counter-bored holes (10-32), and clearance holes for 1/4" fasteners. The bottom face of this plate is drilled and tapped to all the user to interface it with an Arri Bridge Plate. Additional holes are provided to accommodate any quick release or dovetail plate.
The Mikro Camera Base Plate may looks small, but it can do a lot. It is only 1.8" x 2.25", but is compatible with most accessories.
Camera Mounting Knob sold separately.
This is the perfect little accessory for mounting the Mini Camera Baseplate to your tripod. No tools needed to remove your Mini from the Mini Runner rig and mount it to the posts. The two knobs on the Mini allow it to be changed over in seconds. A Quad Block and iris rods can also be added or removed in seconds.
Multi-function camera base plate component. When used for a camera base, this plate is the bottom plate. Drilled and tapped for 1/4-20. Additional holes are drilled and tapped 10-32 to accept our Cross Clamp, for those that wish to add cages, extra handles and shoulder pads to a camera base. This plate can also be used as a universal cheese plate to mount battery pack, memory devices and other items.
The Mini Baseplate is one compact little camera base. This is the baseplate for run and gun rigs. Super light and compact. You can mount it to your rig using just one tube. If you need to add a follow focus or matte box, you can add a second tube and the quad block to give you the option of adding iris rods coming out the front.
These Camera Mounting Knobs are as beautiful as they are functional. For most applications the incredibly light, all aluminum version, is the ideal choice. Designed to work on all of our Camera Base Plates, the 1.1" diameter provides secure mounting and easy access. Captive threads help prevent loss.
The Cross Clamp provides a light-weight yet solid means for creating cages, handle mounts, and more. When used in conjunction with any of our camera base plates, or rail blocks, the user can create cages, secondary handles, or anything else you can dream up.
These Camera Mounting Knobs are as beautiful as they are functional. Designed to work on all of our Camera Base Plates, the 1.1" diameter provides secure mounting and easy access. The Socket Head version with a stainless steel fastener allow additional tightening for larger cameras or where access is limited. Captive threads help to prevent loss.
Vertical Posts are used for connecting Tripod Baseplates to Camera Baseplates.They allow vertical adjustment of the Iris Rods when used with the 60mm QuadBlock. Vertical Posts are available in 1.0", 1.5", 2.0" and 2.5" lengths to suit your specific needs. The 10-32 female threads in both ends allows mounting to any of our Baseplates. Vertical Posts are sold only in pairs.