Can I use a ball head mount or other specialty clamp?

No

Matterport has a certain list of recommended tripods and QR clamps. Learn more.

We've tested these and they hold the camera securely and provide a stable platform for high quality scans.

 

Avoid Ball-Head Mounts

Ball head mounts in particular can cause problems.

They can lean or wobble causing the camera to fall. In addition, long handles can appear in the 2D panorama imagery.

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