Custom SLR M-Plate: Genius Innovation

There are some camera straps that are offered out there which gives you the flexibility of some swivel action, easy glide about for a quick shoot that tags to your tripod mount. There is the regular system such as plates which helps you attach your camera to your different tripod mounting systems. Question is, there is only one tripod mount on your camera. How do you make best of it?

You combine the best of both worlds and innovate.

If you recall a while back, those guys back at Custom SLR made us photographers a superb solution for quick and easy photographing with their Custom SLR C-Loop and Glide Strap. This time round, they have made us yet another ingenious innovation! It’s known to the world as the Custom SLR M-Plate Pro.

Some of you may be wondering what this is and why should you be excited about it. Here, allow us to educate you with what the CustomSLR M-Plate Pro is. Watch the following video to have a quick and visual idea.

The M-Plate is, at its very core, a universal camera tripod plate system with the world’s first integrated tripod mount which works with any connection system you use: Manfrotto RC2, Arca-Swiss connections, your standard tripod mounting system. Best of all, Ivan and his team did not stop there. This Custom SLR M-Plate is made for accessories! Your modular attachment points can easily fit in any accessories you like.

Weighing only about 2.1 oz or 59 grams – light as a feather.

Similar to the Custom SLR C-Loop, the Custom SLR M-Plate is also made of airplane-grade aluminium; which undoubtedly tells you that it is of fine quality and is made to withstand just about any reasonable weight for your camera and lenses. It is now made with a black finishing to make it seemingly low-profile. The first version of this Custom SLR M-Plate was much chunkier previously. After taking into consideration the feedbacks from users, they came up with the second version shortly after.  A comparatively smaller, much much better improvised, mind you.

These fellas at Custom SLR are amazing I tell you. They are really all out to change the scene of photography, ACTUALLY making photographing much easier and more enjoyable, breaking boundaries for us. Unlike some money-centric corporations that come up with mediocre gadgets just to make profits out of you and me. With their continuous innovations, the barrier for possibilities in photography is slowly being broken


Here are some quick facts about the Custom SLR M-Plate which you might appreciate knowing :

  • Universal: Quick-attach to any tripod while using your favorite camera strap systems such as our own Custom SLR C-Loop. Also compatible with BlackRapid, Sun Sniper, Spider Holster, Cotton Carrier and others
  • Fast Access: When used with the C-Loop strap system the camera hangs perfectly balanced on your side for instant engagement
  • Comfortable: Ergonomic design relocates the tripod socket making it easier to shoot portrait shots
  • Durable: Made from aerospace grade aluminum and hard anodized for a superior black finish
  • Accessories: The built-in M-Link Portâ„¢ will connect with future photo and video attachments, including flash brackets and video rigs that are currently in development. Optional: Hand Strap Attachment


CustomSLR M-Plate Version 2 (Present)

Here are some images of the CustomSLR M-Plate Pro

Custom SLR M-Plate and C-Loop
Custom SLR M-Plate and C-Loop
Custom SLR M-Plate
Custom SLR M-Plate with Manfrotto Tripod plate and C-Loop attached


Tell me, how can you not want one of these.

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