November 23, 2008
'We believe, and are developing for late 2009, a replacement for DSLRs,' says Jim Jannard, founder of Red, which has just unveiled details of a groundbreaking hybrid camera system that some say will change the way we think about image capture forever. Simon Bainbridge reports.
After weeks of drip-feed information, a US-based company has unveiled details of its new camera system designed for ultra high resolution still and motion picture capture - which many experts think will revolutionise professional imaging.
Available in multiple configurations, Red's Digital Still & Motion Camera (DSMC) is based around one of two 'brains' - the Scarlet, or the higher-spec Epic - with sensor sizes available from a 'mini' 2/3-inch to 6x17cm, reportedly delivering still image resolutions ranging from 4.9 million pixels to a whopping 261 million, together with full-frame motion picture capability. There's even a 3D capture version planned.
The DSMC is due next year, capitalising on renewed belief that the convergence of still and motion picture capture is the new reality.
'DSLR killer' There is plenty of indication that Red will also target the high-end DSLR market next year. The DSMC system includes an SLR-like grip accessory, and one version of the Scarlet system includes a fixed 8x zoom lens. But the most intriguing comments came from Jannard earlier this year when he wrote on the reduser.net blog about a camera model he dubbed a 'DSLR killer'.
THE DSMC CAMERA IN BRIEF - The first truly hybrid still and motion capture system - Sensor formats from 2/3-inch to 6x17cm - Resolutions from 4.9 million pixels to 261 million - Modularity allows infinite customisation and 'future proofing' - Body prices $2500 up to $12,000 - Everything is subject to change, but expect arrivals in 2009.
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