Setting up for net backstops
Setting up for netting:
1.) Turn the claws, with the curl of the claw facing away from the field. This allows the claw to "dig in" to the netting in the event of impact.
2.) The claws must be protected with a rubber coating. We recommend using PlastiDip. It is easily removed when needed.
3.) Rotate the main plate and mount the camera through the small window. This will allow protection for the camera in the event of impact.
Note: Since there is no support from the fence when shooting in a net setup (chain link will distribute the impact and protect both the camera and bracket), the main bracket will most likely bend. It can always be bent back into shape.
New for 2022:
In addition to our recommendations above, we find that, even when properly mounted, it can be difficult to ensure loose netting does not "walk" in front of the camera lens. We have developed a product (the Net Cap) to help resolve this issue and talk about it here: