I thought I'd start at Fstoppers posting about the newest add-on to the RED camera family. The Red Scarlet-X. If you don't know what RED is, take a second, stop reading, open a new tab on your browser, and visit WWW.RED.COM. For those of you that know about RED and their amazing cameras you're fully aware that they released the RED SCARLET-X this past November of 2011. The camera starts at an amazing low(er) price of $11,700. For a camera that shoots RAW and looks that close to true 35mm at just under $12,000 is just insane! Until the release of their most anticipated camera, the RED EPIC-X ( no release date yet ), the Scarlet-X is still currently the camera to beat in its price range.
Sounds great right? Check out the videos below to see how great the quality can actually be.
So what about the specs? People love specs right?
- The Scarlet-X is a 14Megapixel camera that captures 5K redcode stills and 4K motion.
- AL CANON EF mount with the optional PL mount if needed.
- Captures 1-12 fps at 5K FF for stills
- Films 1-30 fps at 4K HD / 1-48 fps at 3K HD / 1-60 fps at 1080p HD / or 1-120 fps at 1K
Weighing in at only 5lbs, this little bad boy can put a visual punch to the human retina. The guys on the video side of the HDSLR world at Cinema5D did a full review of the Scarlet-X and its posted over on at RED's news section.
So you think the Scarlet-X will hold its ground against the Canon C300? Saw some sample footage you thought was amazing? Share it with us in the comments below and let us know what you think about the new Scarlet-X.
Till next time