Explorer VX-R5 Vertical Explorer L Bracket for Canon R5/R6


  • Specifically designed to fit the Canon EOS R5 / R6.
  • Quickly change the orientation of the camera between landscape and portrait
  • Designed to allow the LCD screen to open fully
  • Allows full access to side ports/battery compartment
  • Compatible with ARCA and RRS quick release clamps
  • Anti-slip plate for safety and security
  • Dual mounting points ensure the L bracket does not move when it’s mounted on the camera.
  • Dual safety stops to prevent the bracket from accidentally sliding from compatible quick release clamps.
  • Lightweight machined aluminum alloy design weighing just 111g (3.9oz)
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The Explorer VX-R5 Vertical Explore L Bracket for Canon EOS R5 / R6 mirrorless full-frame cameras is a custom-designed L bracket allowing you to quickly change the orientation of your camera from horizontal to vertical mounting positions while maintaining a center of balance through the middle of the tripod.  The Explorer VX-R5 is a single-piece CNC machined aluminum alloy bracket with an anodized finish for durability and is lightweight at just 111g (3.9oz). The bracket mounts to the camera via UNC1/4”-20 screw with convex edges, anti-slip plate, and dual safety stops minimizing lateral movement to help prevent the camera from accidentally sliding out of a compatible quick release clamp. The VX-R5 is fully compatible with is compatible with both Arca-type and Really Right Stuff lever clamp. 

The battery compartment and all side ports are fully accessible, and the flip-out / rotating screen of the R5 / R6 has full movement allowing it to be used in all positions.


The ability to quickly change your camera’s orientation from landscape to portrait is one of the biggest advantages when using an L bracket over a standard quick-release mounting plate. This can provide multiple options for compositions while still maintaining balance and even weight distribution on a tripod.

Advantages of using an L-Bracket 

  1. Better weight distribution and balance through the tripod
  2. Maintain composition when changing from horizontal to vertical orientation
  3. Great for panoramic shots in both vertical and horizontal orientation
  4. Allows for a full range of motion in portrait / vertical orientation when using a ball-head
  5. Maintain access to the accessory ports on your camera (custom-fitted L-Brackets)
  6. Acts as a protective shell around the camera body

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