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New prices for RED SCARLET-X and RED EPIC-X

Jim announced it some days ago in the REDUSER forum. Now it became reality. We experience a massive price drop conducted by RED DIGITAL CINEMA.

SCARLET-X: $ 7,950 (brain only)
That is about 18 % less than introductory price.

EPIC-X: $ 20,000 (brain only)
That is about 45 % less than introductory price.

EPIC-M: $ 24,000 (brain only)
That is about 39 % less than introductory price.

EPIC-X Monochrome: $ 20,000 (brain only)
That is about 52 % less than introductory price.

Goodbye old lady

The retail of the RED One will be discontinued. It was the first digital cinema camera by Jim Jannard and company. From here on you will only be able to purchase the last battle tested RED One cameras. Price will be $ 4,000.

Salute to the old lady.

The EPIC-X, EPIC-M, EPIC-X Monochrome and SCARLET-X will keep your legacy up.

via RED

RED added useful cinematography tools to their website.

Crop Factor

With this tool you get an estimated preview of the probable crop factor by entering the focal length of the lens you are going to shoot with and by selecting the frame size.

red crop factor View full article »

Jim Jannard announced via REDUSER forum that RED will lower the price for its EPIC camera. They do this due to the fact that they have streamlined and optimized their processes and found better suppliers. Customers that have purchased their EPIC within the past 30 days will be offered a credit towards accessories. Price cut down date will be 1st Nov.

So. We could easily pretend and invent a new model to justify a lower price with higher performance. You are too smart for that. So are we. Instead… we will just lower the price of EPIC.

via REDUSER

shot on r3d

RED is an awesome company manufacturing awesome products. Now RED gets its own awesome film festival: The “SHOT ON RED Film Festival”. It takes place on December 4 – 5th in Hollywood, CA. It showcases short and feature length indie productions that were shot on RED cameras. Submissions are open now!

FINALISTS WILL BE SELECTED in 2 groups:

  • 5 features
  • 20 shorts

Finalists will be notified on November 16th and will have the opportunity to see their films projected in 4K.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH – SHORT FILMS

  • Ten finalist short features will be shown during a rotating two hour block

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH – INDEPENDENT FEATURE LENGTH FILMS

  • Top 5 films will be shown. will be incorporated into a reel that will be shown at the event

FESTIVAL GRAND PRIZE

  • SCARLET-X camera package

FESTIVAL RUNNER-UP PRIZES

  • The latest gear from SHOT ON RED Film Festival sponsors

via REDUSER

Apple announces the support of REDs r3d format and the RED ROCKET card by Final Cut Pro X. Finally it happened.

final cut

via Apple

RED Digital Cinema announced the EPIC-M Monochrome a few weeks ago. Two days ago, the first footage shot on it was posted on REDUSER.net by Jarred Land. It’s a video for WOLF Magazine by Steven Sebring shot at Pier 59 Studios. Very nice pictures.

RED EPIC-M Monochrome quick specs:

Native ASA 2000.

Increased net resolution ( Removal of the debayer process, so every single individual pixel is used for luminance / image data )

New Low Pass Filter to assume a reduced pixel pitch ( 1×1 vs 2×2 Bayer )

$42,000 ( brain only ) includes upgrade to Dragon Monochrome Sensor spring 2013.

via REDUSER

 


via REDUSER.net

Get your RED EPIC-X. Stage 4 has just arrived. This means, everyone (not just RED ONE owners) who’s got the money can now deposit 10% of the price for an EPIC-X.

RED EPIC-X Stage 4 Preorder Deposit

Existing RED ONE customers have been the only group eligible to purchase EPIC-X via the Stage 2, 3, and 3.5 programs. That is, until now. Stage 4 is now open for all customers to purchase the most advanced DSMC® camera in the world.

Capable of capturing 5K resolution at up to 120fps, EPIC-X has been responsible for breathtaking images both at the newsstand and on the big screen. From fashion spreads to feature films, the versatility of our DSMC® camera system allows you to compromise nothing and shoot everything – all with one camera. Purchase a Canon or PL mount alongside an arsenal of accessories to customize your perfect camera configuration.

EPIC-X is now available on RED.com for $27,500 (brain only) or $31,000 when packaged with a Ti PL Mount and Side SSD Module. Don’t forget that both SCARLET and EPIC will experience a price increase January 1, 2012, so be sure to reserve now to lock in 2011 pricing.

For those interested in protecting their purchase, our RED ARMOR extended warranty program is available for both EPIC-X and SCARLET-X cameras. RED ARMOR provides an additional two years of protection, shielding your purchase for a total of three years.

 

Phil Holland posted a data sheet he made for the RED SCARLET-X including crop factors, max. FPS and recording times.

RED SCARLET-X Data Sheet by Phil Holland

RED SCARLET-X crop factors

Here’s a tech facts comparison based on the data the two companies provide:

Camera RED SCARLET-X Canon EOS C300
SENSOR 14 MEGAPIXEL MYSTERIUM-X™ CMOS sensor (single-panel), equivalent to Super 35mm
PIXEL ARRAY 5120 x 2700 4206 x 2340
DYNAMIC RANGE 13.5 stops, up to 18 stops with HDRx™ 6 fps with 5K FF and HDRx On 12 fps with 4K HD and HDRx™ On 12 stops
LENS MOUNT Al Canon EF (PL mount optional) EF mount (also available as PL mount version)
ACQUISITION FORMATS 5K FF REDCODE RAW (Full Frame)
4K HD REDCODE RAW
3K HD REDCODE RAW
1080p REDCODE RAW
1K REDCODE RAW
Compression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP
Maximum Bit Rate: 50Mbps (CBR)
File Format: MXF (OP-1a)
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
PROJECT FRAME RATES 23.98
24
25
29.97
47.96
48
50
59.97
NTSC: 59.94P (1280 x 720), 59.94i, 29.97P, 23.98P
PAL: 50P (1280 x 720), 50i, 25P
Film: 24P
MONITOR/PROGRAM OUTPUT HD-SDI and HDMI with Frame Guides and Look Around or Clean Feed 1080p 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2 SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48Khz Audio HD/SD-SDI Terminal BNC (output only), with embedded audio
Timecode Terminals BNC (input/output), Sync Out (BNC)
DIGITAL MEDIA REDMAG (SSD) Module : (64, 128, 256GB Media) CF Card (Type 1 Only): 2 slots (Movie files); UDMA supportedSD Card: 1 slot: Still images
AUDIO 2 channel, uncompressed, 24 bit, 48KHz. Optional 4 channel, and AES / EBU digital audio. 2-Channel, Linear PCM, 16-Bit, 48kHz. External Audio Inputs: 2 – XLR inputs
MONITORING OPTIONS RED LCD 5″ Touchscreen Display
BOMB EVF™ High Definition Viewfinder
Viewfinder 0.52-inch diagonal
Color 16:9 rotatable LCD +2.0 to -5.5 diopter eye adjustment
WEIGHT 5lbs. Body only 3.2 lbs. Body only
TEMPERATURE RANGES Operating Range: 0°C to +40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Range: -20°C to +50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Performance: 0°-40°C (32°-104°F ), 85% (relative humidity)Operation: -5°-45°C (23°-113°F), 60% (relative humidity)