Arca-Swiss ringlight tripod mounting-shank plate

Mount your ringlight on a photography tripod!


Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike

Commercial use is allowed, you must attribute the creator, you may remix this work and the remixed work should be made available under this license.

Learn more or download attribution tags


Developed and tested to mount a Savage ringlight on a VEO 2 204AB tripod. Probably works with some other "Arca-Swiss" plates, but they're not all compatible, so YMMV! (I'm not affiliated with Savage or VEO; they haven't seen or endorsed this design; their names are used for purpose of identification).

OpenSCAD file provided to allow easy modifications.

Materials and methods

First version printed with Taulman Bridge Nylon, 65% infill. Final version (not yet photographed) printed with MatterHackers Pro nylon, 80% infill.

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Rotate 90 degrees and print on its side (with supports), so the layer lines (and thus likely shear lines) aren't in a direction that's being stressed. Closing the clamp presses the sides together, pulling the base away from the riser. If printed without being rotated, this can cause the layers to separate.



Issues are used to track todos, bugs or requests. To get started, you could create an issue.


5e2861b08f37fa306fbf5384994af688?default=blank&size=40Charles Duffy published this design ago