Friday, August 10, 2012

RED DRAGON: About Official as RED gets until it ships. . .

This came across my feed reader today. . . Looks like we've all got some 6K coming up in our future. . .

I, for one, can't wait to see some footage from this. . . here's hopin' I can import 6k into FCP7!!

Click here to go to the Reduser forum post!

From the Engadget Article:
Red Camera's bombastic CEO, Jim Jannard, says that internal testing of the new 6K Dragon sensor proves that it's the new "resolution and dynamic range king." He also claims it will be "the cleanest sensor you have ever seen, ISO 2000 looks better than MX [the current sensor] at ISO 800." The imaging chip was first outed at NAB in April, promising 15+ stops of DR and 120fps at a full 5K of resolution, with $6,000 upgrades for Epic customers by the end of the year. Owners of the $9,700 (brain only) Scarlet-X will also get the Dragon, though no price or date has been given yet for that camera. Needless to say, some independent testing will be needed to substantiate his claims, but Jannard sure does sound confident.

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