RED EPIC-W 8K Helium Camera Kit

The RED EPIC-W is the brand new legendary camera released from RED. Boasting an amazing 16.5 stops of Dynamic Range, 35.4 Megapixels and the ability to record in 8K. Using the new HELIUM Super 35 Sensor this camera carries the latest in sensor technology. Because this sensor is super 35, it will take all existing Super 35 Lenses you may have.
With the ability to shoot in frame rates up to 240 in 2K, this camera excels at slow motion shooting. Being able to shoot at such high resolution, the 8K image this camera produces is perfect for post production work. With the ability to reframe your shot, with unparalleled image quality this camera is perfect to have on any professional set.

$880 / day

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The RED EPIC-W carries on the legacy of its predecessor the EPIC Dragon, now with the HELIUM 8K Super 35 Sensor.
The EPIC-W is capable of shooting 8K using the full sensor at 30fps, with 35.4 Megapixels in each frame. It boasts incredible low light capabilities, impressive dynamic range and lightning fast data rates up to 295 MB/S.

The Super35 Sensor size of the Epic-W Helium means motion and stills lenses designed for the Super35 format will work perfectly, while still allowing high resolution 8K recording.

Suitable for major cinematic productions the RED EPIC-W’s durable build and unparalleled performance has created an industry standard among cameras, able to shoot REDCODE RAW in 8K as well as a 4K Prores or DNxHD/R Proxy Files simultaneously for simple and efficient post-workflow solutions.

With the ability to shoot 75fps(6K), 96fps(5K), 120fps(4K), 150fps(3K) and 240fps(2K) the Epic-W is suitable for High Frame Rate and High Resolution shooting.

RED Epic-W Helium 8K Super-35mm SENSOR

SENSOR SIZE29.90 mm x 15.77 mm (Diagonal: 33.80 mm)
DYNAMIC RANGE16.5+ stops


30 fps at 8K Full Frame (8192 x 4320), 30 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 x 3456)
30 fps at 7K Full Frame (7168 x 3780), 40 fps at 7K 2.4:1 (7168 x 3024)
75 fps at 6K Full Frame (6144 x 3240), 100 fps at 6K 2.4:1 (6144 x 2592)
96 fps at 5K Full Frame (5120 x 2700), 120 fps at 5K 2.4:1 (5120 x 2160)
120 fps at 4K Full Frame (4096 x 2160), 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 x 1728)
150 fps at 3K Full Frame (3072 x 1620), 200 fps at 3K 2.4:1 (3072 x 1296)
240 fps at 2K Full Frame (2048 x 1080), 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 x 864)


Tech Specs:

Red HELIUM 35.4 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
16.5+ stops of dynamic range
8K (8192 x 4320) resolution up to 30 fps
275 MB/s data speeds
REDCODE RAW + Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD

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