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Professional Cameraman's Handbook, The, 4th Edition by Verne Carlson, Sylvia E Carlson

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chapter 15

MOVIECAM COMPACT Camera, Magazines, and Accessories

15.1 MOVIECAM COMPACT CAMERA (Figs. 15–1a, 15–1b, 15–1c)

NOTE: All directions are from the Operator’s point of view.

15.1a Base

Fitted with two rows of 3/8″-16 tapped holes for mounting camera to either MOVIECAM Base Plate (See Sec. 15.3a) or Arriflex Base Plate, to a tripod, or to a geared head.

Row of two tapped holes (nearest viewfinder) are for mounting camera to a MOVIECAM Base Plate (see Accessories 15.3a, Base Plate).

Row of three tapped holes (nearest long accessory plug) are for mounting camera to the Arriflex Base Plate and/or Geared Head (see Chapter 9, Sec. 9.2a), Arriflex Geared Head, Sliding Base Plate), and/or Arriflex Bridge Plate (see Chapter 11, Sec. 11.11), or Arriflex ...

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