Ztylus Z-Grip Mini Smartphone Grip from eBay

After waiting almost a month, the Mini Smartphone Rig Clamp Mobile Photography Grip Tripod Mount Stand I ordered on eBay finally arrived.

You may recall from an earlier video, I bought these smartphone clamps to use with my iPhone 6 and the Rode Video Micro Compact On Camera Microphone. What is cool about these clamps is that they have a cold shoe mount on the top which I can attach the Rode to.

As I said, I bought these clamps on eBay from a Chinese seller. The shipped for free, but they took a month to arrive. At the time, the only sellers I could find with this item were from China.

After opening the packaging, which as you can see in the video, was a feat in itself I found out that these clamps where in fact the same as the Ztylus clamps that I showed you in a previous video. The only difference is these have some type of ball attachment on the bottom for some other mount.

I should also point out that the eBay listing showed several accessories in the photos that were not included. I didn’t really expect them to be, but the fact that the stand and LED light where shown in the pictures might confuse some people.

After a closer inspection and comparison with a Ztylus clamp I bought from Amazon, I’d say these clamps are identical. And given that these Ztylus on Amazon and the ones I bought on eBay cost the same, there is no longer any reason to buy from a Chinese seller.

In the rest of video, I show you how to mount the Rode VideoMicro and iPhone 6 on the Ztylus grip. I also show you a handle I picked up on eBay for $7.40 on eBay. The handle included a small plastic ball head, which I did not use.

With the combination of my iPhone 6, the Rode VideoMicro, the Ztylus clamp, and handle I know have a complete mobile video rig which I am excited to try out.

eBay Links

Use this link to buy the Ztylus Z-Grip on eBay for $14.99 (USA seller)
Ztylus Z-Grip Smartphone Clamp

Use this link to buy the Ztylus Z-Grip on eBay for $19.99 (USA seller)
Ztylus Z-Grip Universal Smartphone Rig

Use this link to buy the Ztylus Z-Grip on eBay for $9.99 (Chinese seller)
Ztylus Z-Grip Smartphone Clamp

Here’s the link to the handle I bought.
1/4" Screw Handle Holder Grip Stabilizer

Amazon Links

Below are links for the Rode Video Micro and and handle similar to the one I bought.

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