The RED Scarlet 2/3″ Is Still Out Of My Price Range, But The Specs Are Here Anyway By Rosa Golijan on December 1, 2009

My head has barely stopped spinning over the sneak peek of the RED Scarlet 2/3″ camera, yet there are already more detailed specs of this beauty. Best part? Looks like she’ll be available this summer.

As a refresher, Scarlet brings some rather nice features:

* Increased REDCODE data rates
* New FLUT Color, Gamma and Sensitivity Science. Now same as EPIC.
* More extensive modular system integration.
* Interchangeable Lens mounts including focus and iris control of electronic RED, Canon and Nikon lenses, along with Zoom data (Scarlet 2/3″ Interchangeable)
* “Touch Focus Tracking” with electronic lens mounts and RED touchscreen LCD’s (Scarlet 2/3″ Interchangeable and 8x Fixed)
* Two independent microphone level channels, balanced input circuits, 48V Phantom Power, digitized at 24-bit 48KHz.
* GigaBit Ethernet port
* Scaled 1080P at 60fps

Assuming everything goes according to schedule, we’ll be seeing this line of cameras in the summer of 2010, while some of the lenses will be out as early as December. Yeah, I won’t be getting them either, but I’ll keep drooling anyway. [RedUser]



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