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Z CAM E2-M5G 5K Cinema Camera

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Z CAM E2-M5G 5K Cinema Camera
Key Features
  • Capture up to 5K60 and 4K94
  • Interchangeable MFT Lens Mount
  • Global Shutter, Dual-Gain ISO
  • CFast 2.0 Slot, USB-C External Recording
Bring your cinema camera on the road to shoot sports, events, and documentaries with the Z CAM E2-M5G 5K Cinema Camera. The E2-M5G features the same compact, Flagship E2 series housing with a new 5K sensor that features a global shutter ideal for low-light and high-frame-rate shooting. It features an interchangeable active Micro Four Thirds lens mount compatible with alternate mounts such as PL mounts and the Z CAM EF Turbo mount to accommodate Super35 or full-frame lenses, and it can be used with the optional eND filter module.
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Z CAM E2-M5G Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Interchangeable Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 35K Capture and High Frame Rates
  • 4Interfaces and Expandability
  • 5iOS App
  • 6Camera Body
By B&H Photo's

Bring your cinema camera on the road to shoot sports, events, and documentaries with the Z CAM E2-M5G 5K Cinema Camera. The E2-M5G features the same compact, Flagship E2 series housing with a new 5K sensor that features a global shutter ideal for low-light and high-frame-rate shooting. It features an interchangeable active Micro Four Thirds lens mount compatible with alternate mounts such as PL mounts and the Z CAM EF Turbo mount to accommodate Super35 or full-frame lenses, and it can be used with the optional eND filter module.

The E2-M5G can record to its internal CFast 2.0 slot in up to 5K60, up to 4K116 (2.4:1), and up to DCI/UHD 4K94 resolutions. Its dual-gain ISO helps provide up to 16 stops of dynamic range for superior image capture in all lighting environments. Other features include HDMI output, user-customizable function buttons, 3.5mm mic and headphone jacks, 5-pin mini-XLR, 2.5mm LANC port, USB-C for control and external recording, and serial I/O ports. It also includes an Ethernet port and internal Wi-Fi function for remote control and streaming. The camera can be powered using its 2-pin input or via its built-in L-series battery plate, and it also features a 2-pin 12V aux power port.

Interchangeable Micro Four Thirds Mount
The included MFT mount can be swapped out for separately available Z CAM Turbo mount, ARRI PL, or Leica M lens mounts, giving you access to a wide array of lenses.
5K Capture and High Frame Rates
  • Records up to 114 fps in UHD 4K 2.4:1
  • Records DCI/UHD 4K up to 94 fps or up to 5K60
  • 16 stops of dynamic range
  • Global shutter
  • Internal recording on CFast 2.0 card
  • Interchangeable active Micro Four Thirds lens mount
Interfaces and Expandability
  • USB-C port for live view and control via iOS device with Z Camera app installed
  • The USB-C port can also be used for external SSD recording
  • Ethernet port for live view, control, and file transfer to browser or computer running Z CAM software
  • HTTP API and SDK are also available
  • COM (RS232) port supports UART protocol
  • LANC port for remote control, including power on/off
iOS App
Z Camera is a mobile application for camera live preview and control through Wi-Fi/USB cable connection. It allows you to start/stop recording and adjust the camera settings remotely, and it also has advanced features on-camera live preview. It can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.
Camera Body
  • Made from aluminum for strength and heat dissipation
  • Nine threaded mounting holes around the outside chassis
  • Sensor plane marking for accurate distance measurements
  • Powers from separately available AC/DC adapter or L-series batteries

Z CAM E2-M5G Reviews

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Is there an adapter that would allow the use of ...

Is there an adapter that would allow the use of Sony FE GM lenses?
Asked by: Bill
No, E-mount lenses can not be adapted to the Z CAM E2-M5G 5K Cinema Camera's Micro Four Thirds lens mount.
Answered by: Paige K
Date published: 2023-10-29

What CODECs does this record in?

What CODECs does this record in?
Asked by: Clifford
ProResHQ is the highest quality ProRes it can record in, also in ZRaw. It can record in compressed as well, h.264 and h.265, for live-streaming.
Answered by: s
Date published: 2023-11-18

Can we use Cages of the other models? Z-CAM E2

Can we use Cages of the other models? Z-CAM E2
Asked by: Lars
Because the camera has not been released, we cannot say what accessories will be available for the system yet.
Answered by: JonathanS
Date published: 2023-10-30

What are the dimensions of this camera?

What are the dimensions of this camera?
Asked by: Sean
The dimensions of the Z CAM E2-M5G 5K Cinema Camera are 3.91 x 3.8 x 3.6" / 99.25 x 95.6 x 91.2 mm (Without Protrusions)
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2023-10-20

is it full frame or s35

is it full frame or s35
Asked by: nika
The Z CAM E2-M5G has a Global Shutter M43 (Micro 4/3) Sensor with Dual Gain Architecture.
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2023-10-13
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