Universal Adapters for Base or Strobe Use

These adapters are all the same, they just have different size threaded holes in them. These threads will take a stud or bolt. Always specify your specific use when inquiring about universal adapters.  These adapters can be used for many applications.


  • AD-3816 Female, for use on older Ikelite handles, remove the pointed knob and replace with this.  Can be used on any 3/8-16 stud.
  • AD-3816-2B For use on Ultralight Trays or any 3/8 hole, comes with a bolt and washers
  • AD-3816-2S Comes with a male stud that is loc tited in.
  • AD-1420 - Female for use on any 1/4-20 stud. i.e. Gorilla pods, any tripod
  • AD-1420-2B Comes with a bolt and washers for that size hole.
  • AD-1420-2S Comes with a stud that is loc tited in.  Use for Sartek lights, Gates Housings or any place that requires a 1/4-20 stud
  • AD-1420-IK The base for adding a spotting light to the newer Ikelite housings with a threaded hole. (second from left)
  • AD-6mm - With a stud for use on Subal housings for spotting light (specify specific housing)
  • AD-8mm - With a stud used for most European strobes with 8mm threads
  • BA-HB - Ball with hole down center for 1/4-20 bolts or 6mm bolts
  • AD-MOD - Ball with hole down center for 10/32 size bolts or 5mm bolts

If you don't see your application or size listed, we can likely supply it. Specify female threads or the type of male threads you need. (i.e. bolt or stud and the length needed). These adapters can be used as base adapters on trays, strobe adapters or adapters for anything that needs a ball at the end.

BA-HB - Hole down the middle allows for 1/4-20 bolt with a lock washer under the head of the bolt. 
This adapter can be used any place you have a 1/4-20 threaded hole.
Can be supplied with different length bolts.