DSMC2 cameras can now shoot in Avid DNxHR and DNxHD


Press Release Irvine, CA — April 18, 2016. Today RED Digital Cinema (NAB booth #SL1517) announced that DSMC2™ cameras – WEAPON®, SCARLET-W and RED RAVEN™ – can now shoot in Avid DNxHR® and DNxHD® recording formats via free firmware update. This update includes the ability to shoot REDCODE RAW (R3D®) simultaneously alongside Avid DNxHR/HD and delivers yet another powerful and intuitive workflow option to professionals shooting on RED. In addition to Avid, RED announced a selection of highly anticipated accessories including:
  • DSMC2 Side Handle: An ergonomic handle with navigation wheel and customizable settings that is ideal for compact handheld configurations.
  • DSMC2 Jetpack-SDI Expander: An I/O expander designed for aerials, gimbals, and other lightweight/remote configurations with SDI connections.
  • DSMC2 V-Lock Battery Module: Pairs with a variety of expanders to power via V-Lock batteries.
  • RED® PRO Touch 7.0" LCD: Designed for off-camera configurations and offers camera control plus a high-definition experience for recording and viewing footage.
Also available on RED.com today are samples of RED’s proprietary R3D file format. The samples files found at the R3D sample page will showcase R3D’s flexibility when paired with industry-standard post-production suites for editing, VFX, conforming, and grading. These announcements came during NAB where RED have also been highlighting the latest software and accessories from a variety of 3rd party partners including: Acecore Technologies, DJI, FOOLCOLOR, Frame IO, Freefly, Gates Underwater, Gyro-Stabilized Systems, Intuitive Aerial, Kippertie, Motorized Precision, Nauticam, NextVR, OFFHOLLYWOOD, RT Motion, Shotover, and Wooden Camera. Collectively these accessories unlock the creative power of RED camera systems and give operators the flexibility to create the perfect configuration for any shoot. For more details on the latest announcements and events, stop by the RED booth (#SL1517) at NAB or visit the NAB landing page.

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