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  • Vibration-suppressing camera mount
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warning document

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A camera will shake worse with this mount.

John from Dallas, TX on 4/14/2017

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If I could... I would not give this mount any stars. This Sony Motor vibration absorber shows (in the Owners manual) to be mounted on a motorcycle's handle bar. With the correct other parts, this vibration absorber can be mounted on a motorcycle's handle bars. However. the camera will shake worse with this mount. Mounted anywhere on a motorcycle, the camera will shake with this mount. The mount has internal springs for only ONE end of the mount. The other end does not have any springs, is loose/free, and jumps up and down. You can shake the mount in your hand to see how loose it is and to hear the rattle sound from the loose end. The lose end lets the camera move up and down freely and that worsens the video/picture quality and add camera shake. I purchased this mount to stop/minimize the vibration of my motorcycle (handle bar mounted also), but I still have the same vibrations in my videos, and I also now have camera shake and a rattle sound from the mount. This mount is horrible and should not be considered for resolving vibrations for your camera. This mount does not stop/minimize vibration, but it does add camera shake. The design of a vibration mount is to provide better video/picture stabilization by stopping/reducing vibration, this mount does not achieve this task. Do not buy this mount because it does not work as designed. It worsens the original mount conditions for your camera on a motorized motorcycle.

Pros: Absolutely no pros for this mount.

Cons: Does not stop vibrations, it adds a rattling sound to videos, it adds camera shake (from the lose end of this mount) to videos and pictures, and is non-returnable once it is installed.

Crutchfield response on 4/18/2017
John, whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our tech support team right away. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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More details on the Sony AKA-MVA

Mark G.

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Overview: The AKA-MVA Motor Vibration Absorber is an accessory for select Sony Action Cams that suppresses vibration caused by nearby motors and engines. This helps avoid blurred and distorted video and still images caused by excessive camera vibrations.

Compatibility: The AKA-MVA Motor Vibration Absorber is compatible with the following Sony Action Cams:

Mount: The AKA-MVA has a two-piece construction with a vibration-absorbing material between the platforms. The absorber is compatible with standard 1/4"-20 camera mounts, and has a 1/4"-20 tripod screw with an alignment post for attaching the camera.

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
Keeping the bumpy roads smoother [ GREGORY E  Mar 19, 2019 ]
Stop/minimize vibration to my Sony FDR-X3000R. [ JOHN  Apr 10, 2017 ]

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