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For.A FT-ONE Full 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera

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This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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Product Highlights
  • Variable Frame Rate 24 to 860 FPS
  • 12-Bit CMOS Sensor with Global Shutter
  • 4096 x 2304 Resolution
  • 640 ISO, 11-Stop Dynamic Range
  • Approximate Super 35 Size CMOS Sensor
  • PL Lens Mount
  • 9.8 Seconds 4K @ 860 FPS RAW Recording
  • Simultaneous 4K Record and Playback
  • 12-Axis Color Correction

The For.A FT-ONE Full 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera captures high-speed 4K video as RAW data at up to 860 fps. It shoots at a variety of frame rates including 24, 60, 120, and up to the maximum of 860 fps. It features a 12-bit CMOS sensor with 4096 x 2304 resolution, which is slightly larger than the DCI standard. The Sensor features an ISO rating of 640, and provides an image with an 11-stop dynamic range. It uses a global shutter that allows the images to avoid rolling shutter artifacts.

The CMOS sensor is equivalent in size to a Super 35 sized sensor, preserving the depth of field associated with cinema productions. The camera has a PL lens mount, allowing it to accept PL mounted cinema style lenses, as well as full frame lenses with a PL mount. The camera records 9.8 seconds of 4K footage at 860 fps, which you can play out as 4K or HD through the camera, or transfer the RAW files to available SSD modules for on camera play back. The available SSD modules will hold approximately 90 seconds of high-speed video, and can be hot swapped to transfer the footage to available storage for editing.

By partitioning the camera's internal RAM, the camera can output 4K or HD from one partition, while simultaneously recording to another. The built-in 12-Axis color corrector allows you to adjust hue and saturation for each of the 12 colors, which is useful when trying to match the HD output of the FT-One to other cameras. Color correction settings only affect the HD output, leaving the RAW files unaffected.


Advanced FT1-CMOS Sensor
For.A developed the FT1-CMOS sensor, which is equivalent in size to Super 35mm, specifically for this camera. The sensor features 4096 x 2304 resolution, an ISO rating of 640, an 11-stop dynamic range, and a global shutter.
Slow Motion in 4K up to 860 FPS
The FT-One captures 4K images at select framerates: 24, 50, 60, 120, 180, 240, 300, 360, 420, 480, 540, 600, 660, 720, 780, and 860.

Note: 50 fps is supported for 50Hz output
Fast Recording, SSD Memory Capacity
RAW capture is recorded to internal RAM. You can shoot in 4K resolution for up to 9.8 seconds at 860 fps, while slower frame rates allow for longer recording times. Recorded footage can be transferred to available 2TB SSD cartridges, each of which can hold up to 84 seconds of material. The cartridges are hot swappable, so there is no need to power down the camera and stop shooting as you swap out cartridges.
Storage Partitioning
The internal RAM can be used as a single space or partitioned from 2 to 16 spaces for simultaneous recording or playback. Partitioning enables you to record new scenes while playing back recorded scenes already stored in any partition.
Simultaneous 4K Recording/Playback
Simultaneous 4K recording and playback are supported by using 1080p HD-SDI signals. In addition, 2 downconverted HD-SDI outputs allow you to monitor the signal on a preview monitor and a viewfinder with an on-screen information display.
Versatile Trigger Support
Constant image capture begins as soon as this camera is turned on, and it continues to overwrite the internal RAM until the record trigger is pressed. The record trigger has three settings:
Start - records to available space on the partition, beginning with when recording was triggered. End - saves the images recorded prior to triggering the recording.
Center - saves the video before and after recording is triggered, up to the amount of available space on the partition.
Global Shutter System
The high-speed global shutter system counteracts rolling shutter artifacts that might otherwise occur with fast motion.
12-Axis Color Correction
For.A's 12-axis color correction allows the FT-One to match the output of traditional cameras. This adjustment only affects the camera's video output, and does not affect the RAW files.
Genlock Input
The camera accepts genlock signals allowing it to seamlessly fit into an existing mobile or studio system.


Remote Control Unit
This camera unit is compatible with the FT-1RU and FT-1RCP Control Unit (each control unit is sold separately). The FT-1RU Control Unit includes dedicated recording and playback buttons as well as a rotary encoder and touch panel for a range of settings. This control unit provides efficient camera setup and more convenient recording or playback. The FT-1RCP Remote Control Unit can adjust scenes recorded by this camera from remote locations on a real-time basis. Iris, pedestal, and gain control are already assigned to buttons for intuitive and smooth operation. It is used with the FT-1RU Control Unit. The adjustment of camera parameters and record/playback functions can be controlled separately.
RAW Conversion
The FT-1READ Converter (sold separately) is a RAW to DPX converter for the FT-ONE camera unit. The 12-bit RAW material is recorded to the internal memory and SSD cartridges in the camera. Before color grading or editing, this RAW data (not video output) must be converted to a common file format. The conversion produces DPX files with your preferred parameters.
Camera Section
Sensor FT1-CMOS
Effective Resolution 4096 × 2304 (4096 × 2160, DCI-compliant)
Sensor Size Super 35mm equivalent
Color Filter RGB Bayer
Shutter Global shutter
Color Depth 12-bit
Sensitivity ISO 640
Dynamic Range 11 stops
Shutter Speed 1/frame rate to 1/50,000
Lens Mount PL mount
Recording Specifications
Recording Frame Rate/Recording Time:
24 fps: 352.560 sec
fps: 141.7 sec
120 fps: 70.8 sec
180 fps: 47.2 sec
240 fps: 35.4 sec
300 fps: 28.3 sec
360 fps: 23.6 sec
420 fps: 20.2 sec
480 fps: 17.7 sec
540 fps: 15.7 sec
600 fps: 14.2 sec
660 FPS: 12.8 SEC
720 fps: 11.8 sec
780 fps: 10.9 sec
860 fps: 9.8 sec

Note: Resolution 4096 x 2304 (4096 x 2160 at some frame rates)
Partitioning 1 to 16 spaces
Triggers Start, Center, End
Pre-Roll Function: Adjustable playback position
Trigger Input Buttons on camera, remote control
Cartridge Specifications
Type SSD cartridge (available separately)
Capacity Approximately 2 TB (accepts 2 x 2 TB cartridges, for a total of 4 TB)
Recording Time Equivalent to 84 seconds of RAW material per cartridge at 900 fps
Transfer Rate 1,000 frames in approximately 45 seconds (transfer from internal memory)
Switching Hot-swappable (unused cartridge only)
Gain Digital
0, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB

0, 3, 6, 9, 12 dB
White Balance Preset: 5600, 6500, 9300K
Auto White: Semiautomatic correction, by shooting a white subject
User A/User B: User profiles A/B
Pedestal Black level set via R, G, B, Master
Color Correction Linear Matrix: RG, RB, GR, GB, BR, and BG
12-Axis: R, R-Ye, Ye, Ye-G, G, G-Cy, Cy, Cy-B, B, B-Mg, Mg, and Mg-R
Gamma γ1, γ0.45, γ0.50, HDTV, CINEMA
Other Knee: Knee point and Knee slope setting Enhancement: On/Off, horizontal (H), vertical (V)
Video Output
Output 4K Video
4 x 3G-SDI (Level-A)Quad HD output of 3840 x 2160 video signals
Output Formats: 1080p 50/59.94

2 x HD-SDI (1 x VF output, 1 x AUX output)
(Downconverted signals of 4K material, with menus and markers layered on VF output)
Output Formats: 1080i 50/59.94
Tally: Yes
Genlock Input BB
NTSC: 0.429 Vp-p
PAL: 0.45 Vp-p

±0.3 Vp-p x 1
Genlock Modes: Internal or external sync (BB or Tri-sync)
Input Mic: 1 x XLR 5-pin female
Audio in: 2 x XLR 3-pin male
12 to 17VDC Power: 1 x XLR 4-pin
Genlock: 1 x BNC
Output Output
4 x BNC (3G-SDI)
1 x BNC (AUX Out)
1 x BNC (Viewfinder out)
1 x BNC (Camera sync - sync pulse/prev/next)
1 x Tally Output
1 x Headphone
External Interface
Ethernet 1 x 10/100/1000Base-T/TX (for remote control unit)
Lens Control 1 x 12-pin D-sub (female)
Manual control
GPI 1 x D-sub 9-pin
General Specifications
Tally Lamp Rear mounted
Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity 30 to 85% (no condensation)
Battery Mount V-Mount
Power 12 to 17 VDC (battery or external power supply)
Power Consumption Approximately 160W
Approximately 180W Fully equipped with available options
Dimensions (W x H x D) 9.1 x 11.6 x 15.5" (232.0 x 294.0 x 393.0 mm) (excluding protrusions)
Weight 16.5 lb (7.5 kg)
Fully Equipped with Options: 18.7 lb (8.5 kg)

Note: options available separately
For.A FT-ONE Full 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera
  • Dedicated AC Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Batteries & Power Adapters

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    Switronix -  XP-L90S V-Type 14.8VDC Lithium Battery
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    Required item: Recording media is not included. A SSD cartridge is required to record your footage.

    For.A -  FT-ONE-1TL SSD Cartridge
    • You Pay: $11,000.00
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    • You Pay: $359.99

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    For.A -  FT-1RU Remote Control Unit
    • You Pay: $6,911.95
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    Studio Equipment

    For.A -  FT-1CDS Cartridge Docking Station for FT-ONE and FT-ONE-OPT Cameras
    • You Pay: $5,200.00
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