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#1 Philip J. Martinez SOC

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 07:44 PM

Has anyone used the Mack? The sound mixer on the job I'm on just got one. I have a F-900 with the Miranda so there is no A/B plate with screw holes on the side for a receiver mount, I?ve been putting the receivers on the back of the camera with Velcro and a rubber band but today we mounted it on the top handle. At 1st it seemed like it was harder to hole the horizon but after a little bit it felt fine. Any other idea's for mounting them?

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#2 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 01:39 PM

Has anyone used the Mack? The sound mixer on the job I'm on just got one. I have a F-900 with the Miranda so there is no A/B plate with screw holes on the side for a receiver mount, I?ve been putting the receivers on the back of the camera with Velcro and a rubber band but today we mounted it on the top handle. At 1st it seemed like it was harder to hole the horizon but after a little bit it felt fine. Any other idea's for mounting them?

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Hey Phillip,
I have mounted it in all different kinds of configurations, But your best bet is to shorten up all those cables you have hanging everywhere and being that you are using the Miranda you can Industrial Velcro it under the Miranda on the back of the camera and then Tape it or strap it around the Miranda for stability. I have also made angle brackets to screw on to where the side audio usually mounts that way you can mount behind the Miranda but you need to put the angle adapters on your Miranda Cables.

I prefer to keep everything center as oppossed to off to the side like most Audio set ups are.

Good luck, hope this helps

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 07:52 PM

I tried moving "The Mack" to the bottom of the Sony plate. I was only able to get 1- 1/4"-20 screw through "The Mack" so there was some play I think I'm going to move it back to the top because at least it was a solid mount.

Does anyone know if there is a mount like this one or any other that can click into the A/B mount on the back of the camera?

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 01:54 PM

I tried moving "The Mack" to the bottom of the Sony plate. I was only able to get 1- 1/4"-20 screw through "The Mack" so there was some play I think I'm going to move it back to the top because at least it was a solid mount.

Does anyone know if there is a mount like this one or any other that can click into the A/B mount on the back of the camera?

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Sorry that didn't work out for you Philip, I guess your stuck with it on top for now. Does the camera your using have the screw holes next to the gold mount where you would normally put the Anton Batteries. I made an angle bracket that screwed into those holes which would allow it to mount behind the Miranda.

All the best
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#5 Philip J. Martinez SOC

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 03:18 PM

HI Rob

Thanks for the posts

The camera does not have the screw mounts on the side of the plate

I wound up putting them on the back of the camera with Velcro and a rubber band

Still looking for the right mount so there would be next to no chance of shifting

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#6 Richard W. Davis

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 03:57 PM

Forgive me...What is the Mack? Looks like another wireless receiver for audio. Thanks,

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 04:32 PM

HI Richard

It is a holder for wireless receivers, It can hold a # of different brand and models and mount in a couple of different ways
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 05:21 PM

HI Rob

Thanks for the posts

The camera does not have the screw mounts on the side of the plate

I wound up putting them on the back of the camera with Velcro and a rubber band

Still looking for the right mount so there would be next to no chance of shifting

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Looks like you got the best solution for now. Thats definitely is the best position for them, In my opinion.

Good Luck

HI Rob

Thanks for the posts

The camera does not have the screw mounts on the side of the plate

I wound up putting them on the back of the camera with Velcro and a rubber band

Still looking for the right mount so there would be next to no chance of shifting

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Looks like you got the best solution for now. Thats definitely is the best position for them, In my opinion.

Good Luck

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One more Idea, the two screws that attach the Miranda to the camera back on the top back of the camera, you could use those two screw holes and dual screw a mounting plate to them and then attach the audio recievers to it hanging off the back of the camera. I don't know how long you have to have this configuration or if it's even worth you doing these mods, but hey there's always future use. . . .LOL . . .

All the best
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#9 TJ Williams

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 10:42 PM

Go to radio shack get the plastic to plastic (velcro like stuff) they sell. comes in black n white. I prefer black for everything. 2 pieces about 1/2 by 3/4" find open relatively flat parts on each side of the camera body and stick it on. Then put a piece on each of the wireless receivers. on the wide side, then stick them in place.
You will have to remove the one receiver to change tape. Don't use too large a piece as you won't be able to get it off.

Youv'e gotta dress the wires in tight better than that, suprised you didn't get caught on the set somewhere...

This velcro type stuff is great for attaching the odd bit to a camera or rig, good to have in the kit.

All that weight that far back must make it the very devil to fly? Gawd I hate that stupid miranda thing....
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