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EPIC-W 8K

RED EPIC-W 8K S35

  • HELIUM 35.4 Megapixel CMOS
  • 8K 2.4:1 resolution up to 30 fps
  • 16.5+ stops of dynamic range
  • 275 MB/s data speeds
  • REDCODE RAW + Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD
Starting at
$29,500

RESOLUTION MATTERS
More Pixels. More Potential.


With superior image quality and best-in-class resolution, EPIC-W with HELIUM™ 8K S35 sensor allows content creators everywhere to deliver ultra-detailed still and motion images. EPIC-W’s 35 million pixels capture subtle features and tiny nuances that can’t be seen at lower resolutions. At 35.4 megapixels, that's 4x more resolution than 4K—and over 17x more resolution than HD.


SUPERIOR IMAGE QUALITY
Quality without compromise.


Like the WEAPON 8K S35, EPIC-W combines advanced color science with incredible dynamic range. The result is cinema quality imagery with vivid colors plus detailed shadows and highlights to produce the most realistic images imaginable.

The  HELIUM 8K S35 sensor received  the  highest DxOMark sensor score ever .  You can t est-drive  footage from this sensor on the  R3D Sample Page.

Superior Image Quality



EXPANDED FRAME OF MIND
Unlimited Creative Options.


For cinematographers, 8K resolution offers more than just incredible detail. It delivers countless possibilities for reframing, VFX (visual effects), motion stabilization, supersampling footage, and more. More resolution boils down to the ability to do more with your footage in production—all without ever having to reshoot.


A BETTER WORKFLOW
More creative power from shoot to finish.


The EPIC-W is capable of recording REDCODE ®RAW and proxy 4K Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD formats—simultaneously. More recording options and the raw power of REDCODE provide the freedom to choose the workflow that's right for you. Take advantage of RED's powerful non-linear editing application, REDCINE-X PRO, to cut dailies, make color corrections, and augment your workflow.

Download REDCINE-X PRO.

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DSMC2 MODULARITY
Intelligent Engineering. Customizable for you.


The DSMC2™ form factor is our smallest and lightest BRAIN ever. It is also compatible with a growing arsenal of modules and accessories—from RED and other third party manufacturers. Tack on interchangeable OLPFs and lens mounts and EPIC-W gives you the ultimate control over your footage.

SENSOR

SENSOR TYPE HELIUM 35.4 Megapixel CMOS
EFFECTIVE PIXELS 8192 x 4320
SENSOR SIZE 29.90 mm x 15.77 mm (Diagonal: 33.80 mm)
DYNAMIC RANGE 16.5+ stops
SIGNAL-TO-NOISE-RATIO 80 dB


RECORDING

MAX DATA RATES Up to 275 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (480GB & 960GB)
Up to 225 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (120GB & 240GB)
REDCODE RAW MAX FRAME RATES  1 30 fps at 8K Full Format (8192 x 4320), 30 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 x 3456)
30 fps at 7K Full Format (7168 x 3780), 40 fps at 7K 2.4:1 (7168 x 3024)
75 fps at 6K Full Format (6144 x 3240), 100 fps at 6K 2.4:1 (6144 x 2592)
96 fps at 5K Full Format (5120 x 2700), 120 fps at 5K 2.4:1 (5120 x 2160)
120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160), 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 x 1728)
150 fps at 3K Full Format (3072 x 1620), 200 fps at 3K 2.4:1 (3072 x 1296)
240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 x 1080), 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 x 864)
PLAYBACK FRAME RATES
(PROJECT TIMEBASE)
23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 47.95, 48, 50, 59.94, 60 fps, all resolutions
REDCODE SETTINGS
RANGE FROM 2:1 UP TO 22:1  1
6:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 x 4320) at 24 fps
7:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 x 4320) at 30 fps
2:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160) at 24 fps
4:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160) at 60 fps
REDCODE RAW
ACQUISITION FORMATS  2
8K Full Format (8192 x 4320), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 3:2, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x, 1.25x
7K Full Format (7168 x 3780), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x
6K Full Format (6144 x 3240), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x, 1.25x
5K Full Format (5120 x 2700), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x
4K Full Format (4096 x 2160), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x
3K Full Format (3072 x 1620), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x
2K Full Format (2048 x 1080), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x
APPLE PRORES 422 HQ, 422 and 422 LT at 4K (4096 × 2160) up to 29.97 fps
4444 XQ and 4444 at 2K (2048 × 1080) up to 120 fps
422 HQ, 422 and 422 LT at 2K (2048 × 1080) up to 120 fps
AVID CODECS  3 DNxHR HQX at 4K (4096 × 2160) 12-bit up to 29.97 fps
DNxHR HQ, SQ and LB at 4K (4096 × 2160) 8-bit up to 29.97 fps 
DNxHR 444 at 2K (2048 × 1080) 12-bit up to 120 fps
DNxHD 444 and HQX (1920 × 1080) 10-bit up to 120 fps
DNxHD HQ, SQ and LB (1920 × 1080) 8-bit up to 120 fps 


GENERAL

CONSTRUCTION Magnesium and Aluminum Alloy
WEIGHT 3.35 lbs (BRAIN with Integrated Media Bay)
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
STORAGE TEMPERATURE –20°C to 50°C (–4°F to 122°F)
RELATIVE HUMIDITY 0% to 85% non-condensing


FEATURES

COLOR MANAGEMENT Supports 33×33×33, 32×32×32, 26×26×26, and 17×17×17 3D LUTs
Variable number of 3D LUT outputs with DSMC2 expander module
User programmable shaper 1D LUTs
Tetrahedral interpolation, 16-bit processing
AUDIO Integrated dual channel digital stereo microphones, uncompressed, 24-bit 48 kHz
Optional 2 additional channels with DSMC2 expander module, uncompressed, 24-bit 48 kHz
REMOTE CONTROL Integrated REDLINK WiFi antenna
Ethernet, RS232, and GPI Trigger with DSMC2 expander module
MONITOR OUTPUTS 3G-SDI (HD-SDI) and HDMI with DSMC2 expander module
1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p RGB or 4:2:2
480p RGB or 4:2:2 (HDMI Only)
SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48 kHz Audio
MONITOR OPTIONS DSMC2 RED Touch 4.7" LCD, DSMC2 RED Touch 7.0" LCD and DSMC2 RED EVF (OLED) with cable-free connection.
RED Touch 9.0" LCD, RED Touch 7.0" LCD, RED Touch 5.0" LCD, RED PRO 7" LCD, BOMB EVF (OLED) and BOMB EVF (LCOS) compatible with DSMC2 LEMO Adaptor A and LCD/EVF cable.


SOFTWARE

REDCINE-X PRO
DELIVERY FORMATS
4K: DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (.RED via RRencode plugin)
2K: DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (.RED via RRencode plugin)
1080p RGB 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2 : QuickTime, JPEG, AVID AAF, MXF
1080p 4:2:0, 720p 4:2:0 : H.264, .MP4
VIDEO EDITING SOFTWARE
COMPATIBILITY  4
Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer
DaVinci Resolve, Edius Pro, Final Cut Pro, Vegas Pro

Tech specs reflect both current and projected information. Everything is subject to change.


1. REDCODE values and max frame rates may vary based on selected acquisition format, aspect ratio, project time base, Lookaround setting, and SSD. For more information on available REDCODE compression settings for all formats, see the DSMC Media Operation Guide.
2. For more information on available acquisition formats, see the DSMC Operation Guides.
3. Avid DNxHD/HR Codecs recording support added to DSMC2 firmware v6.3 or later.
4. Third-party non-linear editing (NLE) applications may have limited compatibility with R3D files.