Compiled & written by Andrew Nemeth, Australia
URL:   <>
Site last updated:  Sun, 01 Oct 2023

Search the FAQ  
If you can read this then the page CSS failed to load. Most likely this is because you are using an older Version-4 browser, or else one which does not properly support modern W3C standards. Either way, please upgrade your browser to something more modern & standards compliant!

M quick release adapter plates

Often use your Leica M on a tripod or monopod and want to find a quick-release plate to more easily mount your camera?

In May 2002, Joe Codispoti announced the following:

At long last the ClearSight quick release adapter plates for the Leica Winder and the TA Rapidwinder are ready for shipping.
They are beautiful, precise and very lightweight, 1.7oz (20gm). Photos are on the website (
The cost will be:
$39.95 each
$2.00 S&H first class (US only)
$4.00 S&H priority mail (US only)
CA 7.25% sales tax
$4.00 S&H EU
$6.00 S&H Aus & Asia
Until May 31 a ClearSight microfiber cloth will be included with all adpater plates shipped.

Needless to say, this offer expired a few years ago…

A note about possible broken links

This FAQ has over 900 external links. Over time it is inevitable some of them will break. If you are bothered by this, see this detailed topic elsewhere in the FAQ.

Return to FAQ Home