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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC, Shoe Base M6 and Shoe Base BALL


NON INC. is pleased to announce official release of three different new type of Shoe Bases offering simple yet compact strobe/light/action camera etc. installation on the "Accessory Shoe (Cold Shoe)" of underwater housing from various brands.  They are "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC" "Shoe Base M6" and "Shoe Base BALL".  Each of them works as a shoe base with "1/4 in. screw", "M6 screw" or "ball-joint" and disassembled upper part of them are attachable on a tripod.  These new Shoe Bases provides more secure installation on an accessory shoe.


•Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC
--Release date: December 27th, 2017
--JAN Code: 456212143 848 4

•Shoe Base M6
--Release date: December 27th, 2017
--JAN Code: 456212143 847 7

•Shoe Base BALL
--Release date: January 11th, 2018
--JAN Code: 456212143 852 1

Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC

Shoe Base M6

Shoe Base BALL

 

■ Features ■
Directly attached on the "Accessory Shoe" of a conventional underwater housing etc. or INON "Shoe Base Spacer" etc. (*1)
Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC installation example

These new Shoe Bases are designed to separate upper "Head Adapter" and lower "Shoe Base Adapter". All "Head Adapter" has 1/4 tripod screw hole on its bottom to attach on a tripod etc.

All "Head Adapters" are available separately while "Shoe Base Adapter" is identical among three Shoe Bases to create different combination only with an optional other type "Head Adapter".


Upper from left: Head Adapter ofShoe Base 1/4-20UNC, Shoe Base M6 and Shoe Base BALL
Lower: Shoe Base Adapter

Head Adapterstandalone is usable as tripod head.


"Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC" and "Shoe Base M6" is equipped with a ball head to support wide movable range (360-degree rotatable and 180-degree back and forth) with compact body. These two Shoe Bases have a "Locking Wingnut" on the side to lock movement or unlock to adjust combined product orientation. These design/construction provide intuitive controllability and ample load capacity to hold combined product. (*2)
Left image shows: "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC" 360-degree horizontal movement
Right image shows: "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC" 180-degree back and forth movement


●Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC
A Shoe Base equipped with "1/4-20UNC" male screw on its head adapter to attach a conventional digital camera or underwater housing directly as they originally have "1/4-20UNC" female screw hole on the bottom(*2).

Use INON "Single Light Holder LE/LF for Tripod" when attaching INON LE/LF series LED flashlight.


Left: Compact digital camera attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC"
Center(L): LF series light attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC" / "Single Light Holder LF for Tripod"
Center(R): An action camera attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC".
Right: An action camera attached on an underwater tripod via head adapter of "Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC". (*The underwater tripod in the image is to be released in 2018)


●Shoe Base M6
A Shoe Base equipped with "M6 screw" on its head adapter to attach an INON strobe or accessories for an action camera (SD Front Mask, SD Mount Base etc.) directly (*2).

Left: "LF3100-EW" attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base BALL"
Center(L): 2 x "LF3100-EW" attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base BALL"
Center(R): "S-2000" strobe attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base BALL"
Right: "GoPro HERO6 Black"/"SD Front Mask for HERO5/6" attached on an underwater tripod via head adapter of"Shoe Base BALL". (*The underwater tripod in the image is to be released in 2018)


●Shoe Base BALL
A versatile Shoe Base equipped with "ball-joint" as its head adapter to link with INON Arm II system compatible ball-joint via "Clamp III" (*2).

Left: "LF3100-EW" attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base BALL"
Center(L): 2 x "LF3100-EW" attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base BALL"
Center(R): "S-2000" strobe attached on an underwater housing via "Shoe Base BALL"
Right : "GoPro HERO6 Black"/"SD Front Mask for HERO5/6" attached on an underwater tripod via head adapter of "Shoe Base BALL". (*The underwater tripod in the image is to be released in 2018)


■ Compatible product ■

●All [Shoe Adapter]
•An "Accessory Shoe" of underwater housing/Mount Base/Video Base (*2).
•Shoe Base Spacer
•Shoe Base Adapter D4
•Shoe Base Adapter X-2

Please refer below link to see compatibility with underwater housings on INON web site.
"Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC", "Shoe Base M6", "Shoe Base BALL" Compatibility Chart
http://www.inon.co.jp/cgis/news/img/ShoeBase_CompatibilityChart_En.pdf
[PDF:85KB]

●Shoe Base 1/4-20UNC [1/4 Tripod Screw]
•Single Light Holder LE for Tripod
•Single Light Holder LF for Tripod
•SD Mount Cage for HERO3/3+/4, SD Front Mask STD, SD Front Mask for HERO5/6, SD Mount Base for TG-Tracker, SD Mount Base UWH1
•An action camera/compact digital camera equipped with "1/4-20UNC" tripod screw hole (depth: 5mm/0.2in. or more)

●Shoe Base M6 [M6 Screw]
•INON strobes Z-330, S-2000, Z-240, D-2000, D-2000S, D-2000W/Wn, D-180, D-180S, Z-220, Z-220S, Z-220F
•SD Mount Cage for HERO3/3+/4, SD Front Mask STD, SD Front Mask for HERO5/6, SD Mount Base for TG-Tracker, SD Mount Base UWH1 (*3)

●Shoe Base BALL [Ball adapter]
•Clamp III
•Clamp


(*1) Optional "Accessory Shoe Spacer for Canon" is required when installing these products on an accessory shoe of Canon housing.

Accessory Shoe Spacer for Canon

(*2) This product is designed to make simple set-up to attach strobe/light/compact digital camera /action camera etc. on a water-proof housing or tripod. So attaching too heavy product or too many products could cause excessive load on this product and combined water-proof housing or abrupt movement of the combined product could happen leading to personal injury, damage or malfunction.

(*3) Optional "Rubber Spacer" is required when installing on the "SD Mount Cage for HERO3/3+/4". Please consult with your purchasing dealer for detail.



December 26th, 2017
INON INC.


*Press release information is as of December 26th, 2017 and subject to change without prior notice.

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