The Gorilla Baseplate for the Canon C100/300/500, Scarlet and Epic Cameras is a simpler, lighter version of our Studio Baseplate. It attaches to the camera with 3/8” 16 and ¼” 20 screws. The Gorilla Baseplate features 15mm diameter, 60mm spaced threaded rod holes in the front of the base plate that allow users to mount a follow focus, lens support or other accessories in front of the camera. The Gorilla Baseplate is not compatible for matte box use unless you have a height adjustable matte box*.
The Gorilla Baseplate also features our rod port system on the side of the plate which allows you to mount an EVF or other accessories from the side. The Gorilla Baseplate is great for building simple run’n’gun type set ups like the Target Shooter, Striker, and Recoil. It can also be used for a simple tripod set-up. The Gorilla Baseplate does not come with rods. Rods can be purchased separately.
** NOTE: The screw hole pattern on the Gorilla Baseplate is ¼” 20, ¼” 20, 3/8” 16, 3/8” 16. The first ¼” 20 and 3/8”16 screw holes are for mounting the C300/100/500. The last ¼” 20 and 3/8”16 screw holes are for mounting the Epic or Scarlet. The plate will ship with one ¼” 20 screw and one 3/8” 16 screw. *
*** NOTE: The Gorilla Baseplate has a non-standard rod to lens height, only some adjustable matte boxes will work. The standard is 85mm. The lens of the Epic/Scarlet to center of 15mm rods on the Gorilla Baseplate is 106mm. The lens of the C300 to center of 15mm rods is 88mm. All lightweight spaced, rod-mounted follow focuses should be compatible. *
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