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QR plate for E-PL2?

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Has anyone please got any experience of using an Arca-Swiss compatible quick release tripod plate with an E-PL2?
Kirk make one that may be compatible (the PZ-130) but I can't find that from a UK supplier, and I think the Wimberley P-5 universal plate may fit, but it looks like it'll cover the battery/card door.
Any experience and recommendations will be most welcome.
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Re: QR plate for E-PL2?

Acratech;

http://acratech.net/product.php?prod...cat=199&page=1

RRS;

http://reallyrightstuff.com/Items.as...pusEP1&key=cat
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Re: QR plate for E-PL2?

Many thanks, David. I'll email them to check on shipping costs.

I've got a simple Markins plate that I've used successfully with my E-620, but it won't stay secure on the E-PL2 at any torque that I'm prepared to use on the screw!
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Re: QR plate for E-PL2?

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Many thanks, David. I'll email them to check on shipping costs.

I've got a simple Markins plate that I've used successfully with my E-620, but it won't stay secure on the E-PL2 at any torque that I'm prepared to use on the screw!
Head for your local motor factors and get a small sheet of cork/ground rubber gasket material. It should be obtainable in sheets about 1.5mm thick. Glue it to the plate with superglue and it makes a brilliant non-slip cushion.
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it makes a brilliant non-slip cushion.
Trouble is, I don't need it for the other applications of that Markins plate...

[Good thought though: thanks!]
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