High-end video camera design company and manufacturer RED has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of video cameras with the introduction of the mid-range RED Scarlet-W 5K video camera which is now available to purchase price from $9,950, with packages starting from $14,500.
The new RED Scarlet-W 5K video camera fills the gap between the high-end high-end $29,000 6K Epic camera and the recently launched RED Raven that is priced at $5,950.
Features of the RED Scarlet-W camera include a 5120×2700 RED DRAGON S35 Sensor, 5K Full Frame 48fps. 5k 2.40:1 60fps. 4k 2.4:1 150fps capture and Interchangeable Lens Mounts, Interchangeable OLPFs to name a few. RED explains more about the new RED Scarlet-W camera :
Carrying on the legacy of the revolutionary RED ONE, SCARLET-W brings an unparalleled level of accessibility to content creators everywhere. SCARLET-W combines RED’s intuitive camera design—including integrated mounting points, interchangeable lens mounts, simultaneous REDCODE RAW and Apple ProRes recording formats, intelligent OLPF system, and in-camera 3D LUT outputs—with a RED DRAGON sensor to provide a solution that blends flexibility and accessibility with high-end performance.
The RED DRAGON sensor allows shooters to get the best shot every time. SCARLET-W harnesses the massive dynamic range of the RED DRAGON sensor to produce cinema-quality images rich with natural color. SCARLET-W’s Monochrome camera option gives shooters the ability to capture black and white images that contain enhanced resolution and heightened light sensitivity. SCARLET-W gives you the ability to capture your vision exactly as you see it: 5K at 60 frames per second (fps), 4K at 150 fps, or 2K at 300 fps with REDCODE RAW.
RED’s innovative modular design brings maximum flexibility to every professional, providing adaptability in every situation you encounter. Interchangeable lens mount options give you the capability to change your perspective at a moment’s notice, while the full range of DSMC2 module adaptors lets you dial in your camera rig to exact specifications.
For full specifications on the new RED Scarlet-W 5K video camera jump over to the official RED website via the link below where it is also available to purchase.