Professional camera maker RED has unveiled their latest flagship camera designed for professional filmmakers in the form of the RED WEAPON Monstro 8K VV camera which is now available priced at $79,500.
The Monstro 8K VV is a new cinematic Full Frame sensor, explicitly designed for WEAPON cameras offering an “evolutionary step in sensor technology” says RED. The new RED sensor provides users with the ability to capture 8K full resolution footage at up to 60 fps.
As well as the ability to capture ultra-detailed 35.4 Megapixel stills, and offering incredibly fast data speeds up to 300 MB/s. Specifications and features of the RED WEAPON Monstro 8K VV Camera include:
– MONSTRO 35.4 Megapixel CMOS
– Incredible dynamic range up to 17+ stops
– 8K up to 60 fps full format
– 4K up to 30 fps and 2K up to 120 fps using ProRes or Avid
– Up to 300 MB/s write speeds
– Interchangeable lens mount
– Full modularity and a small, lightweight design
– Ships with RED’s new image processing pipeline (IPP2)
Blazing-fast 300 MB/s data rates allow you to take advantage of the best possible REDCODE settings — and record proxy 4K Apple ProRes or 4K Avid DNxHR formats, simultaneously. As a member of the DSMC2® camera lineup, WEAPON 8K VV benefits from the advanced modularity of the RED ecosystem.
Featuring cable-free peripherals, an integrated mounting plate, wireless control, and compatibility with a growing number of DSMC2 modules and accessories. WEAPON also supports interchangeable OLPFs and lens mounts—empowering you to make the most of all of your VV compatible PL and Canon lenses.
For more information jump over to the official RED website and product page via the link below.