This plate (AP-553) has been replaced by the <a class="content" style="cursor: pointer;">AP-554</a>, which provides a better handle to carry your lens by and is longer, allowing you to balance your lense with lighterweight camera bodies. However, we
are still selling the AP-553 as a less expensive & lower profile option for those who have heavier camera bodies (see chart below for campatibility). If you meet the requirements of the compatibility chart below, and want the lowest profile and m
ost ridgid plate possible this plate is a good choice.
Compatible with Nikon 500 AF-S I & II, Nikon 500 AF-S VR, and Nikon 200-400 AF-S VR lenses. Cameras + battery 30oz or heavier (including the D300), Cameras + battery 34oz or heavier (D3 and similiar pro bodies), and Cameras + battery 25oz or heav