Manfrotto style plate vs Arca swiss?

5 months 3 weeks ago #645985 by Stacy Merrow
I always see people referencing one or the other of these style plates.  Which is better if there was such thing as a better?  Or is this a Ford/Chevy, Apple/PC, Starbucks/Peets sort of personal preference thing? 


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5 months 3 weeks ago - 5 months 3 weeks ago #645995 by Nikon Shooter
No, Stacy, not a Ford/Chevy, Apple/PC, Starbucks/Peets sort of
personal preference but one system is unique to a brand as the
other is more widely adopted by many brands.

Both are good but one brings waaaay more flexibility along.

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5 months 2 weeks ago #647144 by Tony Imaging

Nikon Shooter wrote: No, Stacy, not a Ford/Chevy, Apple/PC, Starbucks/Peets sort of
personal preference but one system is unique to a brand as the
other is more widely adopted by many brands.

Both are good but one brings waaaay more flexibility along.


+1 agree, and that one is Arca Swiss 


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5 months 2 weeks ago #647147 by Nikon Shooter
Thanks Tony, I was surely not clear enough! :)

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