Nikon launches robotic control for pro mirrorless cameras and DSLRs

MRMC SR-1 Camera Robot
(Image credit: MRMC)

Nikon's specialist robotics company has unveiled a new motorized head that is designed specifically for professional mirrorless cameras and DSLRs. 

The MRMC SR-1 Camera Robot is a sophisticated pan-tilt support that can support professional cameras and lens combinations weighing up to 4kg (8.8 lb). As such it is one of the smallest and most accessible units that this Mark Roberts Motion Control (or MRMC) has produced to date.

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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.