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Michael Erlewine

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Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip
« on: January 18, 2023, 22:13:56 »
Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip

Just received the new Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip for the Nikon Z family of cameras.

So far, this is nothing but useful. I have rosettes for it to attach  to my video video-rig with 15mm extension rodss, and as you can see here, I have it clamped to a RRS tripod. It connects by a USB-C to USB-C cable, and I have several lengths. I could just as easily hold it in my hand, clamp it to a chair, or run it a good distance away.

It's like holding the camera in one hand and not messing with the camera on the tripod. At around $427, it is not overly expensive and very useful. I will use it a lot and think of new and better ways and things to attach it to.
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Re: Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2023, 09:03:32 »
Having to attach it to the camera is the weak point, as those holes in camera bodies are designed to fail. As much as hate Bluetooth, I think this is a good candidate for it.
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Re: Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2023, 10:11:30 »
Having to attach it to the camera is the weak point, as those holes in camera bodies are designed to fail. As much as hate Bluetooth, I think this is a good candidate for it.

I agree. I am very careful about that.
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Re: Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2023, 08:10:25 »
Here is an iPhone photo of the MC-N10 Remote on a video rig. It's a little hard to see, sorry. The rig goes on my shoulder, the remote in my right hand, a vertical handle in my left (under the rig), and my eye either to the view or the screen at whatever distance I want it at. As you can see, I offset the camera so I can bring the camera right up to my eye. Anyway, looks complicated but simple in use. Also works great for stills for controlled shooting without a tripod.
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Re: Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2023, 03:53:44 »
Me loves that Swivel Head. Wonderful for macro.