Shooting with the Latest RED Epic Weapon Camera
The new RED Epic Weapon features a “Helium” 35.4 Megapixel CMOS sensor (29.90 mm x 15.77 mm, diagonal: 33.80 mm) with up to 8K in resolution (8K Full Format (8192 x 4320), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 14:9, 3:2, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Anamorphic 2x, 1.3x, 1.25x). The camera combines advanced color science and incredible dynamic range, and offers many possibilities for reframing, VFX, motion stabilization, supersampling footage, and more. The Weapon can record REDCode RAW and proxy 4K Apple ProRes formats (422 HQ, 422 and 422 LT at 4K (4096 × 2160) up to 29.97 fps, or 4444 XQ and 4444 at 2K (2048 × 1080) up to 120 fps, or 422 HQ, 422 and 422 LT at 2K (2048 × 1080) up to 120 fps) — simultaneously.
The RED Epic Weapon features a 2.4:1 ratio resolution at up to 75 fps, 16.5+ stops of dynamic range, 300 MB/s data speeds (using a RED Mini-Mag), with up to 8192 x 4320 effective pixels, and an impressive 80 dB signal to noise ratio. The camera can also record up to 240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 x 1080), or 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 x 864).
RED’s non-linear editing application, REDCine-X PRO, allows for dailies, color corrections, and augmented postproduction workflow.
The DSMC2™ form factor is RED’s smallest and lightest BRAIN ever release. With features like cable-free peripherals, integrated side SSD, wireless control, the Weapon is their most powerful and intuitive camera to date. Combine it with interchangeable OLPFs and lens mounts, and Weapon gives DPs the ultimate control over their footage.
The construction materials include: Carbon Fiber, Magnesium, and Aluminum Alloy. The camera weighs a mere 3.3 lbs (BRAIN with Integrated Media Bay). Supported color science includes: 33×33×33, 32×32×32, 26×26×26, and 17×17×17 3D LUTs, variable number of 3D LUT outputs with DSMC2 expander module, user programmable shaper 1D LUTs, and tetrahedral interpolation, 16-bit processing.
This camera kicks it!
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