The plate allows easy access to all of the camera control buttons. Installation takes less than a minute and does not require removal of the handle. This completely reversible plate has sixteen 1/4-20 and six 3/8-16 tapped holes for mounting accessories, with additional 10-32 tapped holes allow for mounting a variety of camera components for full customization. The plate is hard anodized for long term durability. Rubber pads on the underside of this plate protect the camera body from scratches.