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I tried both plates and I very much preferred the RRS. It does make flipping the LCD require a little more effort, but it is not a big deal at all in my opinion. I just really feel the RRS plate is more compact, even with the two pieces. The two piece design is a big plus, and adds no heft or extra weight.
Bottom line, the RRS plate just seemed much better designed in terms of it's fit to the A7r. I actually keep the plate on most of the time, and the extra attention to detail, especially along the...Show more →
^^^ I totally share your view on RRS quality. In addition, RRS' L-module is machined as one solid piece; something that is more expensive to produce and perhaps more rigid than two separate plates fastened together by a screw.
Supplied Wing-Screw allows for easy, no-tools-required attaching of the L component, if one choses not to have it mounted all the time.
Oh, and how about black anodized finish on RRS products comparing to others? I am sure it won't wear off just after few weeks.
Edited on Mar 12, 2014 at 02:55 AM · View previous versions