Benro RedDog R1 gimbal sets out to steady your handheld video

Benro RedDog R1

Tripod specialist Benro is introducing its first in a range of electronic gimbal stabilizers. The RedDog R1 is a three-axis motorized gimbal which allows you to shoot video smoothly and control camera movements. 

With a maximum payload of 1.8kg it is capable of supporting many mirrorless cameras and smaller DSLRs when shooting video when a tripod is not possible - or where you need to change camera position to follow moving subjects.  

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.