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Aaton XTR: unmounting video tap - cover needed?


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#1 Alexander Boyd

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:03 AM

Now this might seem strange, but in order to have the smallest Aaton XTR body possible for travel I'm thinking about unmounting the lengthy video tap bar. But I assume that would leave me with a hole in the body that I would somehow need to cover? I currently don't have access to my XTR body (I'm abroad) and just came up with this thought.

 

Anyone able to chime in on this? Also, I don't really need the video tap atm, therefore unmounting it would not be a big loss.

 

thanks!


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#2 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:15 AM

I forgot, does your camera have the tap on the side or the top?
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:19 AM

on the side


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#4 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:36 AM

Ohh that's easy. Just unscrew it and you can make a little cover for that assembly and put a piece of black camera tape to cover it. That should work fine.
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#5 Alexander Boyd

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:38 AM

sweet, thanks Tyler!!

 

P.S. let me know once you get a chance to measure the dimensions of the mag. I'd happily name my setup after you ;p


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