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RED DIGITAL CINEMA WEAPON BRAIN with HELIUM 8K S35 Monochrome Sensor (PL, Standard OLPF)

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RED DIGITAL CINEMA
RED DIGITAL CINEMA WEAPON BRAIN with HELIUM 8K S35 Monochrome Sensor (PL, Standard OLPF)
Key Features
  • 8K Super 35 CMOS Monochrome Sensor
  • CF Sidekick Control & Standard OLPF
  • 8192 x 4320 Recording up to 60 fps
  • REDCODE RAW, ProRes, and DNx Recording
RED DIGITAL CINEMA's WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35 Monochrome BRAIN (PL, Standard OLPF) is built around the HELIUM 8K Super 35 Monochrome CMOS sensor, offering rich B&W 8K resolution in the lightweight, modular DSMC2 carbon fiber camera body. Features include a dynamic range of 16.5 stops, and the ability to record in REDCODE RAW (R3D) and ProRes or DNxHR/HD simultaneously. The included carbon fiber DSMC2 Sidekick control panel, and the magnesium RED DSMC S35 PL Mount 2.0 share the WEAPON's strong yet lightweight design. Capture B&W (monochrome) images at rates up to 60 fps in full-format 8K 8192 x 4320, or overcrank up to 75 fps in the 2.4:1 aspect ratio; additional frame rate choices include 120 fps in 4K, and up to 240 fps in 2K full format.
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RED DIGITAL CINEMA WEAPON Overview

RED DIGITAL CINEMA's WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35 Monochrome BRAIN (PL, Standard OLPF) is built around the HELIUM 8K Super 35 Monochrome CMOS sensor, offering rich B&W 8K resolution in the lightweight, modular DSMC2 carbon fiber camera body. Features include a dynamic range of 16.5 stops, and the ability to record in REDCODE RAW (R3D) and ProRes or DNxHR/HD simultaneously. The included carbon fiber DSMC2 Sidekick control panel, and the magnesium RED DSMC S35 PL Mount 2.0 share the WEAPON's strong yet lightweight design. Capture B&W (monochrome) images at rates up to 60 fps in full-format 8K 8192 x 4320, or overcrank up to 75 fps in the 2.4:1 aspect ratio; additional frame rate choices include 120 fps in 4K, and up to 240 fps in 2K full format.

With up to 4x greater resolution than 4K capture, and over 17x more than HD, the WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35 provides the detail that enables cropping, re-centering, and additional tweaking in your post process while maintaining vivid, crisp imagery. Data rates up to 300 MB/s can be reached when using 480 or 960GB MINI-MAGs, or up to 225 MB/s with 120 or 240GB MINI-MAGs (available separately).

The WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35's form is compatible with separately available RED DSMC2 and third-party components, including cable-free OLEDs, wireless remote control, media stations, power options, and various mounting solutions. A standard OLPF (optical low-pass filter) is included with the BRAIN, providing optimal color, IR protection, and glare reduction. The standard OLPF may be swapped out with a separately available specialized OLPF.

Key Features
  • 35.4MP S35 CMOS sensor for up to 8K-resolution B&W (monochrome) images
  • Multiple capture rates including up to 60 fps 8K, 120 fps in 4K, and 240 fps in 2K full format
  • Versatile workflow options with REDCODE RAW, ProRes, and DNx recording
  • Lightweight yet sturdy carbon fiber DSMC2 form factor
  • Includes a magnesium PL lens mount, Sidekick controller, standard OLPF, and BRAIN case
  • Up to 300 MB/s data rates with 480 or 960GB, or 225 MB/s with 120 or 240GB MINI-MAGs
  • Compatible with separately available DSMC2 components and accessories

RED DIGITAL CINEMA WEAPON Specs

Lens Communication
Yes, Cooke /i
Built-In ND Filter
No
Advertised Dynamic Range
16.5 Stops
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
80 dB
Built-In Microphone
Stereo
Audio Recording
2-Channel 24-Bit 48 kHz
Video Connectors
No
Audio Connectors
No
Power Connectors
No
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 72°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 122°F / -20 to 50°C
Operating Humidity
0 to 85%
Tripod Mounting Thread
1/4"-20 Female
3/8"-16 Female
Accessory Mounting Thread
17x 1/4"-20
Material of Construction
Carbon Fiber

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Is this the same as a regular weapon 8k? Price same but this offers PL mount and side kick in same price?
Asked by: jagdeep g.
This camera, the RED DIGITAL CINEMA WEAPON BRAIN with HELIUM 8K S35 Sensor (PL, Standard OLPF) B&H # REWEA8K is discontinued. The newer, cheaper model that is 8K on a Super35 sensor is this one. RED DIGITAL CINEMA DSMC2 BRAIN with HELIUM 8K S35 Sensor B&H # REDSMC2H8K.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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