With superior image quality and best-in-class resolution, The RED EPIC-W with its HELIUM 8K S35 sensor allows content creators everywhere to deliver ultra-detailed still and motion images. It's 35 million pixels capture subtle features and tiny nuances that can’t be seen at lower resolutions. At 35.4 megapixels, that's 4x more resolution than 4K—and over 17x more resolution than HD.
For cinematographers, 8K resolution offers more than just incredible detail. It delivers countless possibilities for reframing, VFX (visual effects), motion stabilization, supersampling footage, and more. More resolution boils down to the ability to do more with your footage in production—all without ever having to reshoot.
Like the WEAPON 8K S35, EPIC-W combines advanced color science with incredible dynamic range. The result is cinema quality imagery with vivid colors plus detailed shadows and highlights to produce the most realistic images imaginable. As a result, the HELIUM 8K S35 sensor received the highest DxOMark sensor score ever.
Like the EPIC DRAGON, The EPIC-W is capable of recording REDCODE® RAW. In addition, you can now record proxy 4K Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD formats—simultaneously. More recording options and the raw power of REDCODE provide the freedom to choose the workflow that's right for you.
The EPIC-W makes use of the new DSMC2 form factor - RED's smallest and lightest BRAIN ever. It is compatible with a growing arsenal of modules and accessories—from RED and other third party manufacturers. Tack on interchangeable OLPFs and lens mounts and EPIC-W gives you the ultimate control over your footage.
The hire of an EPIC-W includes an OFF HOLLYWOOD OMOD AUDIO XLR CONTROL MODULE, which provides professional in-camera audio features including push to operate controls, high pass filters, per channel line / mic level control and Phantom power (+48v). LEDs for level metering and peak warning indicators.
Not sure if the RED EPIC-W fits your workflow? You can test-drive footage from this sensor by downloading sample footahge from RED's R3D Sample Page here.