Make a Thrifty DIY Monitor Mount Using GoPro Parts

Mounting a monitor on your DSLR usually means using an articulating ball mount, which is fiddly and impossible to adjust with one hand. Caleb Pike shows how to build a freely adjustable mount using GoPro parts in this 5 minute video.

To put this together, you’ll just need a couple of parts, which will set you back around $20-$30. Firstly, a GoPro hot shoe adapter to use as the base, which will be connected to your camera. This has three prongs at the top, which accept a two-pronged GoPro mount.

The second part is a 1/4 mount, which has 2 prongs on the bottom to attach to the adapter, and a screw to attach to your monitor.

That’s it! This setup will allow you to tilt your monitor forward and backwards with one hand, without allowing it to pivot.

(via DSLR Video Shooter via DIYP)

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