The above video shows off some of the real world potential of Thunderbolt. With the combination of a RED Rocket card and a Sonnet PCIe expansion chassis, even a little MacBook Air can chew through 4K RED footage at full resolution.
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.
The latest rumblings on Canon’s big November 3 announcement suggest much of what we’ve heard before. [Read more…]
Ever wonder what it would be like to strap a $60k camera to a radio controlled octocopter? Well, someone dreamed up the idea of putting a RED EPIC on one of these devices and produced the stunning results you see in the above video.