RED announced a black and white Epic cinema camera

RED's CEO Jarred Land announced a black and white version of their Epic cinema camera. The Mysterium-X specs are:

  • Newly Developed Mysterium-X Monochrome Sensor
  • Native ASA 2000
  • Increased net resolution (Removal of the debayer process, so every single individual pixel is used for luminance / image data)
  • New Low Pass Filter with to accomodate the reduced pixel pitch (1×1 vs 2×2 Bayer)
  • $42,000 (brain only) includes upgrade to Dragon Monochrome Sensor spring 2013
  • David Fincher is shooting his current project solely on Epic-M Monochrome cameras as we speak
  • Pre-orders open on RED.COM Monday,ships October 1st

Via dslrnewsshooter

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