The 36MP full frame Nikon D800E has been the top dog sensor according to DxO Mark since the camera was first tested back in February 2012. That is, until DxO Mark put the new 6K RED Epic Dragon sensor to the test. The 19MP APS-H sized sensor from the Epic Dragon was the first to break the 100-point barrier on the DxO Mark score. [click to continue…]
In what is probably the wildest thing I have seen thus far at NAB 2013, RED has built a ridiculous clean room for its engineers to perform Dragon camera builds on the show floor – complete with windows for spectators to watch the magic happen.
For a little background, EPIC and SCARLET owners also have the option to upgrade their cameras’ sensors to the 6K Dragon sensor for around $10k. The upgrade program has finally begun with quite the spectacle here at NAB 2013. The EPIC-M Dragon starts at $29k.
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Round 2 ladies and gentlemen.
Recall a couple months back when RED initiated suit against Sony for patent infringement by Sony’s F65, F55 and F5 cinema cameras. RED wanted to literally have Sony’s cameras pulled from shelves and destroyed.
Now, it’s Sony’s turn.
On the eve of NAB 2013, Sony released a statement that it has filed suit against RED for infringing on seven of its patents. [click to continue…]
RED’s new Meizler Module features wireless video, audio and timecode transmission, as well as a number of connection options. Additionally, the Meizler Module allows you to use the the REDsync iOS app to control the Scarlet and Epic. [click to continue…]
RED has announced the Epic-M Monochrome cinema camera, a black & white camera that runs $42,000 for the body only. [click to continue…]
Following Canon’s announcement of the new EOS C300 cinema camera, RED announced details that the long-awaited Scarlet will be getting a 5K sensor, but will only capture 4K motion up to 25fps. The price is $9750.
To be clear, the Scarlet has the same sensor size and dimensions as the EPIC. The processing power, however, is where the limitations lie at. If you are shooting cinema at 24p though, this is the cheapest and highest resolution you’ll find by a long shot.
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