Last Updated on January 13, 2019
EPIC MX – Bringing in a New Generation of Digital Camera
The Epic Mysterium-X or Epic MX from RED is a thing of beauty. It’s the kind of camera that you expect will be out in the market for years to come. With the Epic MX, you get a camera that has a 5K sensor capable of capturing 1 to 120 frames per second and at full resolution.
Whether you use it for fashion spreads or for a feature film to be shown on IMAX 3D theaters, the EPIC MX is as elite a camera as you can get. With this device, you have both elite photography features AND unrivaled cinema-like video capabilities. Not just that, you get all of this in a camera that is just the size of a DSLR camera.
The Epic MX also performs well in situations where lighting is not at its best. With this camera, adjusting to the challenging lighting situation is made a whole lot easier thanks to its capability of reaching up to 18 stops of dynamic range with HDRx. Quite impressive, isn’t it?
The Epic MX from RED is one remarkable camera with incredible technology that is packaged into a body that weighs just five pounds.
Shooting with 5K resolution
RED has consistently provided the camera industry with products that have high-resolution and they don’t falter with the EPIC MX. With this camera, you get large format distribution that is accessible and quite easy.
With its 5K capability, it becomes very much possible for you to streamline the footage you take for IMAX applications. This means that you get the most resolution for stills and motion workflows. It doesn’t matter what type of project you’re working on, having a camera that has 5K resolution gives you every opportunity to produce EPIC results.
A trusted name for magazine covers
Celebrated photographers such as Bruce Weber and Greg Williams have shot for the covers of many well-known magazines around the world. And you know that brand that they have trusted for these shoots? That’s right, a RED camera.
So, you see, RED has been used as the device of choice for photographers when shooting for prestigious magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and W Magazine.
Last, but certainly not the least, RED cameras have not only been used for still images. They too have been made use of for top-notch video content as well. This just goes to show that whether it is a dramatic studio shoot or filming a documentary, a RED camera has got you covered.
Can be fitted for any type of production
One of the best things about a RED camera is that you can easily customize it thanks to its accessories and modules. So, it doesn’t matter if you’re planning to shoot a commercial or stage a photo shoot in the forest, cameras by RED will get you working in no time. In essence, you have the perfect tool for any kind of job you want to use it for.
Outstanding RAW capabilities
With the REDCINE-X PRO software, you get a range of tools that make it easier for you to import, export and finish all your images in just a few short minutes. The RED STATIONS also make it easier to transfer media and start processing them while making use of grading modules and filters that are already familiar with you.
Whether working with photos or videos, rest assured that the REDCINE-X PRO has the capabilities to support your workflow.
From trusted photographers to budget filmmakers, the EPIC MX from RED surely has something to offer each of these individuals. So, whether you want to shoot high-quality images and film top-notch videos with cinema-like quality, an EPIC MX will set you on the right direction to great results.
|SENSOR||14 MEGAPIXEL MYSTERIUM-X™|
|PIXEL ARRAY||5120 (h) x 2700 (v)|
|DYNAMIC RANGE||13.5 stops, up to 18 stops with HDRx™|
|MAX IMAGE AREA||5120 (h) x 2700 (v)|
|LENS COVERAGE||27.7mm (h) x 14.6mm (v) x 31.4 mm (d)|
|ACQUISITION FORMATS||5K 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 RATES||23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 47.96, 48, 50, 59.94 fps, all resolutions|
|DELIVERY FORMATS*||4K : 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 OUTPUT||HD-SDI Clean Feed
2K RGB, 1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2
SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48Khz Audio
|MONITOR OUTPUT||HD-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 MEDIA||REDMAG (SSD) Module : (64, 128, 256, 512GB 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
|AUDIO||2 channel, uncompressed, 24 bit, 48kHz.
Optional 4 channel, and AES / EBU digital audio.
|MONITORING OPTIONS||RED LCD 5″ or 9″ Touchscreen Display
BOMB EVF™ High Definition Viewfinder
|REMOTE CONTROL||Wireless, Ethernet, RS232, GPI Trigger|
|WEIGHT||5lbs. Body only|
|TEMPERATURE RANGES||Operating Range: 0˚C to +40˚C (32˚F to 104˚F)
Storage Range: -20˚C to +50˚C (-4˚F to 122˚F)
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