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ARRI’s new Compact Bridge Plates

Posted on September 15, 2018 by MQ News Team 

New Compact Bridge Plates for AMIRA and ALEXA Mini cameras are now available. The CBP-2, CBP-3, and CBP-4 complete the Compact Bridge Plate range which was launched with the CBP-1 designed for ALEXA Mini cameras with 19 mm rods.  

As part of its on-going efforts to help speed up configuration changes on set, ARRI is extending its range of Compact Bridge Plates for AMIRA and ALEXA Mini cameras. The Compact Bridge Plate CBP-2 for ALEXA Mini is readily adaptable for use with 15mm studio rods. The CBP-3 (19mm) and CBP-4 (15mm studio) are for use with AMIRAs. These new bridge plates are in addition to the CBP-1 (for ALEXA Mini with 19mm rods) which was released in October 2017.

Lightweight 15mm rods can be used natively on the AMIRA Compact Bridge Plates (CBP-3 and CBP-4) and they can be used with the ALEXA Mini Compact Bridge Plates (CBP-1 and CBP-2) using an adapter (15mm LWS adapter for CBP).

This range of Compact Bridge Plates featuring

  • An ergonomically designed to be comfortable on the shoulder
  • Sturdy on the dolly
  • Establish new standards in versatility,
  • A unique top-mount system 
  • Allows the bridge plate to be swiftly attached to industry-standard balance plates. 

ARRI listens carefully to user feedback, and a recurring theme is the desire to make transitions on set ever slicker and easier. The Compact Bridge Plates address that issue – for example, a key feature is a revolutionary double pressure mechanism which allows the camera to be simply lifted off a tripod. 

The range has already been tested in the field and has received an enthusiastic welcome from crews. “The ability to pop in and out of studio mode is a significant timesaver,” says cinematographer Logan Schneider. “It solves many of the fundamental ergonomic issues inherent with a small camera like the ALEXA Mini.”



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