We’re happy to be one of the first to receive RED’s new electronic Nikon mount for Epic cameras. A clever positive locking mechanism securely holds the lens (far stronger than an actual Nikon camera body does!) and built-in electronics allow the Epic to autofocus Nikon lenses. We’re starting to test it with Nikon’s latest (ridiculously good) glass.
We also have and recommend purely mechanical Nikon mounts–the ones we have similarly secure the lens to the body and offer smooth, geared iris pulls (even with Nikon’s newest G lenses).
This yields a superb pathway to success in confined spaces, on run-n-gun projects and with lightweight travel.