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WEAPON BRAIN with HELIUM 8K S35 Sensor (EPIC/SCARLET DRAGON Owner)

RED OWNER PRICING

Available just for registered RED camera owners—this program offers exclusive pricing on the WEAPON BRAIN w/ HELIUM 8K S35 sensor. Click on the respective link below to see the camera-specific store page. For more information, visit our RED Owner Pricing FAQ.


  • EPIC/SCARLET DRAGON Owner
  • SCARLET-W Owner
  • WEAPON MG 6K Owner

  • IMPORTANTSales tax and shipping fees for your upgrade are TBD. You will only be charged for your upgrade, sales tax, and shipping fees at time of camera shipment.

    WEAPON® now comes with the option of a HELIUM® 8K S35 sensor, recipient of the highest DxOMark score ever. Capable of shooting motion and stills in 8K 2.4:1 at up to 75 frames per second (fps), or 8K Full Format at 60 fps—WEAPON 8K S35 delivers unrivaled performance. WEAPON 8K S35 owners will also be eligible to upgrade to the RED DRAGON® 8K VV sensor—when it becomes available.

    At full 8K resolution, the HELIUM sensor captures 35.4 Megapixel motion and stills. Coupled with 60–75 fps, WEAPON 8K S35 provides the most advanced VFX solution with next-level creative flexibility. With other HELIUM sensor advancements, WEAPON 8K boasts improved low-light sensitivity and impressive dynamic range. Blazing-fast 300 MB/s data rates allow you to take advantage of the lowest possible REDCODE®—and record proxy 4K Apple ProRes or 4K Avid DNxHR formats, simultaneously.

    As a member of the DSMC2 camera lineup, WEAPON 8K S35 benefits from the advanced modularity of the RED ecosystem. Featuring cable-free peripherals, 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 S35 compatible PL, Nikon, Canon, and Leica lenses.

    NOTEWEAPON 8K S35 is NOT compatible with 8K VV lens mounts.

    NOTEThe WEAPON BRAIN itself does not have a DC IN power port. A port expander or power module is required to power the camera.

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    WEAPON 8K S35
    SENSOR TYPE HELIUM 35.4 Megapixel CMOS
    EFFECTIVE PIXELS 8192 × 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
    MAX DATA RATES Up to 300 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (480GB & 960GB)
    Up to 225 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (120GB & 240GB)
    MAX FRAME RATES 1 60 fps at 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320), 75 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 × 3456)
    60 fps at 7K Full Format (7168 × 3780), 75 fps at 7K 2.4:1 (7168 × 3024)
    75 fps at 6K Full Format (6144 × 3240), 100 fps at 6K 2.4:1 (6144 × 2592)
    96 fps at 5K Full Format (5120 × 2700), 120 fps at 5K 2.4:1 (5120 × 2160)
    120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160), 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 × 1728)
    150 fps at 3K Full Format (3072 × 1620), 200 fps at 3K 2.4:1 (3072 × 1296)
    240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 × 1080), 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 × 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
    5:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320) at 24 fps
    12:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320) at 60 fps
    2:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160) at 24 fps
    3:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160) at 60 fps
    REDCODE RAW
    ACQUISITION FORMATS 2
    8K Full Format (8192 × 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 × 3780), 2:1, 2.4:1, 16:9, 6:5, 4:1, 8:1, and Ana 2x, 1.3x
    6K Full Format (6144 × 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 × 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 × 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 × 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 × 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 
    CONSTRUCTION Carbon Fiber, Magnesium, and Aluminum Alloy
    WEIGHT 3.3 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
    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 RED COMMAND PROTOCOL (R.C.P.) 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.
    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

    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.

    $34,500.00

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