RED’s V-RAPTOR is now available and the world of cinematography will never be the same. Filmmakers everywhere can finally sink their teeth into RED Digital Cinema’s new flagship camera system – the RED DSMC3 V-RAPTOR 8K VV. Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC joins RED on Friday, April 28, at 2:00 PM to showcase the V-RAPTOR for a live stream audience via Filmmakers Academy.
The live event is FREE for everyone! All you need to do is register to watch the full event and even ask questions through the chat.
THE V-RAPTOR CAMERA SYSTEM
The V-RAPTOR is the first entry in the DSMC3 generation of cameras. As the most advanced RED camera ever, it wields an all-new multi-format 8K + 6K S35 sensor. It can capture up to 120 frames per second (FPS) at 8K 17:9 (8192 x 4320 pixels). When the resolution is dropped down to 2K 2.4:1 (2048 x 864 pixels), it captures up to 600 FPS.
- New Multi-Format 8K VV + 6K S35 Sensor
- Highest Dynamic Range Ever
- Unmatched Low-Light Performance
- Fastest Cinema Quality Scan Time
- Up to 600 FPS at 2K
- New DSMC3 Platform
- All New Integrated Control Display
The V-RAPTOR is able to record the 16-bit REDCODE RAW codec and data is compatible with CFexpress media cards at up to 800MB/s.
The camera’s ports include two 4K 12G-SDI outputs along with an XLR audio interface. In addition, it can be powered by V-Lock batteries that work synchronically with its V-Lock battery interface. However, you can also power the V-RAPTOR with other sources from its 11 – 17V 6-pin DC-IN connection.
Wireless connectivity is also made possible with the V-RAPTOR which is capable of transmitting a 1080p live preview video over 2.4Ghz/5Ghz Wi-Fi. The camera operator can utilize its integrated 2.4” LCD display to access the menu and navigate settings and connections.
However, these are just a few of the amazing new features made possible by RED’s new V-RAPTOR camera system. Be sure to tune into the live stream to get Shane Hurlbut, ASC’s professional perspective on the camera system!
The V-RAPTOR is RED’s most powerful and advanced cinema camera ever and features a multi-format 8K VV + 6K S35 sensor with the highest dynamic range, fastest cinema-quality sensor scan time, cleanest shadows, and highest frame rates of any camera in RED’s lineup.
This live stream event is open to everyone. If you don’t yet have an account with Filmmakers Academy, be sure to register in order to watch this live event.
Trust us, you’re not going to want to miss it!