The Lens Support and Top Plate kit includes the top plate for the Sony FS7 and the Lens Support for the Sony SELP 28-135P lens. This combination that allows the user to add accessories to their Sony FS7 and continue to use the factory Sony handle and keep all the functions of the handle intact and support their lens from above.The lens support is mounted to the front edge of the Top Plate via two provides screws. Attach the other portion of the lens support to your lens. The lens mounter portion of the lens upport is mount to the foot of the lens and when mounted on the camera is rotated up to mate with the lens support portion that is mounted to the top plate. Here’s a video showing how to use this lens support: https://youtu.be/Lg7-XozkiV8
This plate is very easy to install, remove the factory EVF cable clip, then remove the four screw holding the Sony factory handle in place, leave the factory handle in place, slide the plate in from the front on top of the factory handle, insert the longer screws we provide and fasten both the handle and the plate to the camera body using the provided hex balldriver. Now you have all the functions of the Sony handle plus all kinds mounting options you need for monitors, EVF’s, wireless accessories and more. There are plenty of 1/4-20 and 3/8-16 tapped mounting holes along the perimeter of the plate. The use of the plates will not interfere with the addition of the Sony XDCA-FS7 Extension unit. This plate is hard anodized for added durability.
What’s in the box? One Top Mount Accessory Plate, four 1/4-20 stainless fasteners, one hex key for installation and one Lens Support including fasteners.