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#1 Tom Swiss

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 04:39 AM

I want to convert my Steadicam Zephyr from Switronix to Anton Bauer so all my gear runs on the same system. Any thing special to consider when doing so or do most AB plates work?


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#2 Alan Rencher

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 01:10 PM

I would recommend using genuine Anton/Bauer plates over any competitor.
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#3 Frederic Chamberland

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 02:26 PM

What Alan said,

While many OEM plates will fit ; I have never had any connection problems with genuine AB plates while I broke pins and literally split in two a chinese plate. The extra money is well worth it. 


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#4 Tom Swiss

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Posted 29 December 2014 - 04:43 AM

Does anyone know where to purchase an Anton Bauer plate with a flexible cable with the 3-pin connector? Does this connection have a specific name? I'm not sure which plate to buy.


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#5 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 29 December 2014 - 05:08 AM

Reach out to Tiffen, that may have the replacement plate to sell you. Otherwise B&H has all the Anton Bauer parts for sale.
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#6 Osvaldo Silvera SOC

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 03:50 AM

Alan Rencher can make you anything you need.

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#7 Joel San Juan SOC

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 09:38 AM

i second Ozzie's suggestion. Alan is a great go to guy.


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