Steadicam M1

£14,500.00£19,700.00 Inc VAT

The features you need today.

The flexibility you need tomorrow.

The Steadicam M1 Sled fully customizable and catering for your specific operating needs.

Build today  – Add tomorrow: The M-1 evolves with you.

The Steadicam® M-1 is a modular camera stabilizer designed specifically for HD broadcast, Studio, Sport, Drama and Feature Film and all theatres of demanding camera operation.

The highly adaptive and open architecture of the Steadicam M-1 allows for extreme system configuration and quickly accommodates industry standard cameras and accessories.Steadicam_M-1_Parts_Callouts

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Product Description

If you are interested in the Steadicam M1 – please email us at for a formal quote. Pricing displayed is excluding UK VAT.

The core of the Steadicam M-1 is built around rigid, all-aluminium base and stage frames; high modulus of rigidity indexed carbon fibre telescopic posts; and an ultra-high precision gimbal.

Just a small fraction of the many features that come standard on the new Steadicam M-1 are three true HD lines, multiple high-amperage power ports top and bottom, and a vernier adjusted tilt stage.


The new M-1 stage is built around high load, precision slides with centre drives for superior rigidity and smooth balance adjustment. The entire stage can be easily removed from the central post system for cleaning or repairs.

  • Superior rigidity
  •  Drop-in secure camera dovetail plate latching system
  •  Hard points for industry standard 15mm diameter 60mm spaced accessory mounting rods
  • Low vertical height for maximum choice of gimbal placement
  • Vernier tilt drive
  •  Heavy duty no flex dovetail plate
  •  Rigid aluminium construction
  •  Modular ‑flexibility
  •  Multiple high current power ports
  • Dual 12V D-Taps
  •  Easy serviceability
  •  Standard Tally interconnect


The M-1 gimbal is precision manufactured for accuracy and super smooth movement. A 2.15 inch grip accompanied by its low profi­le over-centre post clamp is ergonomically optimised and offers a high degree of user comfort. The M-1 gimbal is field-serviceable for easy cleaning and maintenance.

  • Low profile quick release
  • Removable/interchangeable gimbal handle
  • Precise rigid design
  • Simple fi­eld serviceability
  • Ultra smooth bearings


Tiffen provides a wide choice of monitor types, manufacturers, sizes, and styles for the M-1, complete with custom monitor brackets and cables.

  • All M-1 supplied monitors are custom mounted to precisely locate their CG
  • Fully removable from post using indexed post clamp
  • Sliding 15mm diameter rods for wide range of balance and inertia adjustment
  • Signature quick release monitor rod clamp system
  • Unique monitor pivot mechanism with safety friction feature
  • Rapid release rod safety stops
  • Extreme mounting possibilities
  •  Laser etched graduated position
  • Smooth glide rod guides


The standard two section post available with the M-1 has a compacted length of 26 inches and extended length of 41 inches. The post has a unique indexing system for free moving length adjustment. Removing the post for interchange or gimbal service is simple and easy.

  • Rigid high modulus carbon ­fibre construction
  • Unique precision posts with integral post to post index
  • Post and user friendly docking ring
  •  High current 14AWG power wiring
  • Low profi­le quick release post clamp
  •  High –flex long life post wiring
  •  Patented cable management system
  •  Propriety connector interface system
  •  True 75-ohm coax video cable integration

The M-1’s low vertical profile maximizes useable post length for the optimum gimbal position for sled length. This also gives the operator the maximum flexibility to position the monitor and the gimbal for best lens height.

  • Extreme low profile for maximum height adjustability
  •  Universal ¼-20 base cheese plate for accessory mounting
  • Narrow design for unobtrusive use
  • Dual 12/24 LED power indicators
  • Smooth glide rod guides
  • Extreme battery position capability
  • Dual 12V D-Taps
  • Easy access 12/24V switching


  • Max Camera and Accessory Weight (*):  48 lb/22 kg
  • Sled Length: 26-41 in/66-104 cm
  •  HD Compatible: Standard
  •  24V Ready Wiring: Standard
  •  Tilt Stage (option for fixed stage)
  •  VL-Mount Battery Adapter: Option


Additional Information

Weight 20 kg
Dimensions 80 x 60 x 50 cm
Steadicam M1 Stage Option

Flat Stage, Tilt Stage with Vernier Tilt Adjust

Steadicam M1 Monitor Options

With Transvideo 6" X-SBL 2000nit Monitor, With Transvideo 8" X-SBL 1500nit Monitor, Without Monitor (includes bracket)

Steadicam M1 Battery Options

With Anton Bauer Gold Mount (2x12v), With IDX V-Lock Battery Mount (2x12v)

Steadicam M1 Case

With Custom Rolling Hard Case, Without Rolling Hard Case