REDÂ are taking the fight toÂ Canon byÂ announcing its newÂ Scarlet-XÂ video camera on the same day thatÂ Canon revealedÂ itsÂ EOS C300 in Hollywood yesterday.Â The Scarlet-X has an S35 sensor and the whole camera is essentially “Epic’s little sister,” with similar functionality.
It’s also capable of Â creating 5k stills and 4K video at 25fps. Reducing down the resolution to 3K enabled 48fps, 2K gets you 60fps, and at 1K it can handle a huge 120fps. It can also write data at 55mByte/sec or 440mbit per second using RED’s proprietary “Redcode RAW” format to an SSD via the included slot.Â
The Scarlet-X will retail for $9750, with a “full kit” coming in at just under $14k and it expected to be available from November 17th ship date for the PL mount version and the December 1st date for the Canon mount.
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