RED - DSMC2 Sidekick MG




The DSMC2™ Sidekick is a lightweight interface solution that offers intuitive and integrated control over critical camera parameters. Engineered for the DSMC2 camera system, this low profile interface provides full access to basic and advanced menus via a 1.7” OLED display. The rotary dial, D-Pad, function buttons, and configurable preset buttons provide an improved method of controlling your camera.

With several options manufactured from magnesium, woven carbon fiber, or RED’s Forged carbon fiber—the DSMC2 Sidekick provides full menu control without compromising the tactical advantages of your camera system’s small form-factor and weight.



  • lightweight
  • full access to basic and advanced menus
  • 1.7” OLED display
  • D-Pad
  • rotary dial
  • function buttons
  • configurable preset buttons




  • Height: 4.44 in. (112.8 mm)
  • Width: 3.05 in. (77.5 mm)
  • Depth: 0.51 in. (13 mm)



  • 0.22 lbs (100 g), Magnesium
  • 0.17 lbs (77 g), Carbon Fiber



  • Magnesium, Woven CF, or Forged CF


Brain Mounting: 

  • 4x M4 captive mounting screws


Display Type: 

  • OLED (organic light-emitting diode)


Display Size: 

  • Approx 1.7" active display area, 160 × 128 pixels


Brain Connection: 

  • Power and communication from DSMC2 Right-side I/O connector



  • Four (4) customizable presets: A, B, C, D
  • Two (2) menu access buttons: MENU, MODE
  • Rotary dial, D-pad (directional pad), and ENTER


Operating Temperature: 

  • 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)


Storage Temperature: 

  • –20°C to 50°C (–4°F to 122°F)


Operating Humidity: 

  • 0% to 85%, non-condensing


Storage Humidity: 

  • 0% to 85%, non-condensing


Firmware Requirement: 

  • Compatible with all DSMC2 firmware versions




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