RED Epic-X | Rocket Rentals


RED Epic-X

Rocket’s RED Epic-X is available for hire in Auckland and Wellington. The Epic X is RED’s new digital cinema camera which vastly improves on RED’s previous effort the RED One MX. The Epic is capable of attaining images at 5K resolution and its new Redcode allows for higher quality, less compressed imagery at 16 bit.

   Price on Enquiry – Auckland | Wellington

The RED Epic-X is smaller and more compact than it’s predecessor the RED One, it shoots to SSD drive and offers 5k resolution. The camera comes with PL mount and we will soon have the Canon EF mount which will allow the use of Canon EF lenses. RED has also developed a new HDRx (High Dynamic Ranger) function, previously something only available to DSLR users in still photography, to capture situations with huge extreme in exposure values.

The camera can shoot up to 120fps at 5K and 300fps at 2K and has a variety of aspect ratios including 2.4:1 and ‘Full Frame.’

Camera kit includes:

– 4x 128GB SSD Drives

– REDMote, for wireless camera control

– Side handle (on order)

– RED Touchscreen 5″ monitor, to allow for easy navigation of the menu

– RED Clutch, RED’s hand held rig

– RED Station, for downloading SSD drives

– V-Lock Quickplate

Pixel Array5120 (h) x 2700 (v)
S/N Ratio66db
Dynamic Range13.5 stops, up to 18 stops with HDRx™
Max Image Area5120 (h) x 2700 (v)
Lens Coverage27.7mm (h) x 14.6mm (v) x 31.4 mm (d)
Depth of FieldEquivalent to S35mm (Motion) / APS-H (Still) lenses Equivalent to 16mm (Motion) lens in 2K RAW
Acquisition Formats5K RAW (Full Frame, 2:1, 2.4:1 and Anamorphic 2:1) 4.5K RAW (2.4:1) 4K RAW (16:9, HD, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1) 3K RAW (16:9, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1) 2K RAW (16:9, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1) 1080p RGB (16:9) 720p RGB (16:9) 
Project Frame Rates23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 47.96, 48, 50, 59.94 fps, all resolutions
Delivery Formats4K : DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (RED RAY via optional encoder) 2K : DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (RED RAY via optional encoder) 1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2 : Quicktime, JPEG Avid AAF, MXF. 1080p 4.2.0, 720p 4:2:0 : H.264, .MP4
Program OutputHD-SDI Clean Feed 2K RGB, 1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2 SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48Khz Audio
Monitor  OutputHD-SDI and HDMI with Frame Guides and Look Around 2K RGB, 1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p RGB or 4:2:2 SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48Khz Audio
Digital MediaREDMAG (SSD) Module : (64, 128, 256GB Media)
REDCODE™12 and 16-bit RAW : Compression choices of 18:1 to 3:1 1-120 fps 5K, 4.5K 1-150 fps 4K 1-200 fps 3K 1-300 fps 2K
Audio2 channel, uncompressed, 24 bit, 48KHz. Optional 4 channel, and AES / EBU digital audio.
Monitoring OptionsRED LCD 5″ Touchscreen Display BOMB EVF™ High Definition Viewfinder
Remote ControlWireless, Ethernet, RS232, GPI Trigger
Weight5lbs. Body only
ConstructionAluminum Alloy
Temperature RangeOperating Range: 0˚C to +40˚C (32˚F to 104˚F) Storage Range: -20˚C to +50˚C (-4˚F to 122˚F)