New Products 3 Legged Thing QR11-FB Universal L-Bracket

Published on January 8th, 2018 | by Alison Barclay

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3 Legged Thing QR11 Gets Supersized

Innovative British Tripod maker, 3 Legged Thing, Winner of the Lucie Technical Award’s 2017 Tripod of the Year Award, announces QR11-FBC & QR11-FBG, a larger Universal L-Bracket for full-sized and gripped cameras.

Following the phenomenal success of their QR11-L Universal L-Bracket, released in July 2017, 3 Legged Thing has announced two new supersized models suitable for use with full-sized cameras, and cameras with battery grips attached.

The QR11-FB Universal L-Bracket will be launched at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas on 9th January 2018. The QR11-FBC & QR11-FBG will be available to view for the duration of the four-day show on 3 Legged Thing’s exhibition booth, 18648 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

3 Legged Thing Founder & CEO, Danny Lenihan, comments: “When we launched the QR11-L in July 2017, we were really excited about introducing a truly innovative Universal L-Bracket to the market, but had little idea it would quickly become the best selling L-Bracket in the world. Many of our customers, both trade and consumer, asked us to make one for full-bodied and gripped cameras, which led us to design the QR11-FB. We’re excited to launch it on the world stage that is CES, in Las Vegas.”

3 Legged Thing QR11-FBC Universal L-Bracket  3 Legged Thing QR11-FBG Universal L-Bracket

Designed to make the switch from landscape to portrait quick and easy, and crucially, retain the sensor position for better continuity and streamlined workflow, 3 Legged Thing’s QR11-FB Universal L-Bracket is a quick release plate with a 110mm working base, and ¼”-20 accessory mount, which is compatible with standard Arca Swiss® style clamps and heads. The QR11-FB comes with triangular pads, designed to tessellate and provide as much surface contact as possible on the baseplate, which translates to more grip and a more secure connection.

The QR11-FB Universal L-Bracket has a 126mm vertical aspect, and thanks to the additional 1/4″-20 threaded hole, allows for the addition of accessories such as monitors and microphones and other standard 1/4″-20 fittings. It also comes with dual strap connectors, for compatibility with all standard camera straps and specialist connectors, and is the only sling strap compatible L-Bracket in the world.

The vertical aspect has an opening which may also allow access to the cable or battery doors, depending on the camera design. The QR11-FB will be available in two colour options; Copper and Metallic Slate Grey, similar to the existing standard-sized QR11-L.

The QR11-FB Universal L-Bracket has a suggested retail price of £59.99 / $59.99, and will be available from 30th January 2018.

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