VariCam 35 $55,000 MSRP | Camera Package
VariCam 35's new sensor captures 14+ stops of latitude, capturing high-contrast and wide dynamic range. The camera offers a broad range of codecs and formats, including Panasonic's AVC-ULTRA family of advanced codecs, Apple ProRes, and 3.5Mbps proxy recordings. VariCam 35 also incorporates a modular design whereby the 4K camera head is separate from but dockable to the common, shared recording module (AU-VREC1G)
- Contains new Super 35mm MOS sensor for high-speed, 120fps, for true 4K (4096x2160) image capture
- 14+ stops of latitude lets you record HDR ready images, displaying expanded highlight and shadow detail
- Dual-native ISO settings of 800 and 5000 achieves high sensitivity while maintaining a low noise level
- Modular design that adds versailitiy for creative shooting situations
- Offers HD/2K Apple ProRes and Panasonic's 4K capable AVC-ULTRA family of advanced production codecs
|Power||DC 12 V(11.0 V – 17.0 V)|
|Operating temperature||0°C to 40°C|
|Power consumption||69 W (Body only)
99 W(with all optional accessories connected and maximum power supplied from each output terminal)
|Operating humidity||10% to 85% (relative humidity)|
|Weight||Approx. 5.0kg (Excluding protrusion)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||179 mm×230.5 mm×347 mm
(7-1/16inches x 9-1/16inches x 13 -21/32inches) (Body only, excluding protrusion)
|Storage Temperature||−20°C to 60°C|
|Gain Settings||[ISO] mode: ISO 800 to 12800
[dB] mode: 0 to 24 dB (3dB step)
|Pickup Devices||super35 mm MOS 8.9 million pixels|
|Shutter Speed||[deg] mode: 1.0 to 358 deg (0.5deg step)
[sec] mode: 1/24 to 1/250 (When 24p mode)
|Lens Mount||35 mm PL mount|
|Optical Filter||ND filter: 1: CLEAR, 2: 0.6 ND 3: 1.2 ND, 4: 1.8 ND|
|Recording Media||expressP2 card, P2 card, microP2 card|
|Recording Format||Main Recorder: AVC-Intra4K444/AVC-Intra4K422/AVC-Intra4K-LT/AVC-Intra2K444/
Sub Recorder: AVC-Intra 2K422, AVC Intra 100, AVC LongG 50,
AVC LongG 25
|Recording video signal||4096×2160 / 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
3840×2160 / 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
2048×1080 / 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
1920×1080 / 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
|Recording Resolution||4096×2160, 3840×2160, 2048×1080, 1920×1080|
|Memory Card Recorder||-|
|Recording Framerate||Maximum 4K/UHD 100p/120p, HD 100p/120p|
|System frequency||59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p|
|Recording/Playback Time (Main Codec) (when Express P2 Card 256GB is used)*2||Approx. 45 min. (AVC-Intra 4K444, 24p)
Approx. 90 min. (AVC-Intra4K 422, VFR OFF, 24p)
Approx. 36 min. (AVC-Intra4K 4:2:2, VFR ON, 50p/59.94p)
Approx. 32 min. (AVC-Intra 4K-LT VFR:ON, 100fps/120fps)
Approx. 64 min. (AVC-Intra 100, VFR ON, 100fps/120fps)
Approx. 60 min. (ProRes 422 HQ, VFR:ON, 60fps)
Approx. 110min. (ProRes4444, VFR:OFF, 24p)
|Recording/Playback Time (Sub Codec) (when Micro P2 Card 64GB is used)*2||Approx. 64 min. (AVC-Intra 2K422, 25.00p/29.97p)
Approx. 64 min. (AVC-Intra100, 25p/29.97p)
Approx. 128 min. (AVC-LongG50, 25p/29.97p)
Approx. 256 min. (AVC-LongG25, 25p/29.97p
|Quantizing||12bit(AVC-Intra 4K444), 10 bit (Other than AVC-Intra 4K444)|
|Video Compression Format||AVC Intra 4K444, AVC Intra 4K422, AVC-Intra 4K-LT, AVC-Intra 2K422, AVC-Intra100：MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Intra Profile AVC LongG50, AVC LongG25：MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
ProRes 422 HQ、ProRes4444
|Audio Compression Format||LPCM|
|Recording Time (1GB)*2||Approx.25 min.|
|SDI Out||HD (1.5G)/3G SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω (1 set, 4 pieces)|
|MON OUT1||HD (1.5G)/3G SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|MON OUT2||HD (1.5G)/3G SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|VF SDI||HD (1.5G)/3G SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|DC IN||XLR 4 pin, DC 12 V (DC 11.0 V to 17.0 V)|
|GENLOCK IN||HD (1.5G)/3G SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|DC OUT||2 pin, DC12 V (DC11.0 V to 17.0 V),
maximum output current 1.0 A
|Speaker||20 mm diameter, round x 1|
|Phones||Stereo mini jack|
|TC IN/OUT||HD (1.5G)/3G SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|DC OUT/RS||4 pin, DC12 V (DC11.0 V to 17.0 V),
maximum output current 1.0 A
|AUDIO IN: (CH1/CH2)||XLR x 2, 3 pin, LINE/MIC/MIC+48V/AES switchable|
|USB 2.0 (Device)||Type B connector, 4 pin|
|USB 2.0 (HOST)||Type A connector, 4 pin|
|Control Panel (LCD)||3.5-type QHD color monitor (Approx. 1.56 million dots)|
|Electronic HD Color View Finder (AU-VCVF1G)||-|
|Display Panel||OLED, 0.7-type, 2.76 million dots|
|Signal Input||1080/59.94p, 1080/50p, 1080/60p|
|General (Combination of AU-V35C1G and AU-VREC1G)||-|
|Camera Module (AU-V35C1G)||-|
|Recording Module (AU-VREC1G) When used with AU-V35C1G||-|
|Recording audio signal||48 kHz/24 bit, 4ch
Head room 18 dB/20 dB menu switchable
|Video Compression Format (Proxy)||H.264/AVC High Profile|
|EXT||50 pin (for external recording only)|
|*1: Specification is as of July 2015. Specification subject to change upon firmware upgrade. *2: These are reference values for continuous recording. The recording time may differ depending on the scene or the number of clips.||-|
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VariCam 35 - Versatile 4K Powerhouse
The VariCam 35 cinema camera has been used on a wide variety of film and television productions, and is renowned for its modular design, color accuracy, wide dynamic range, and for bringing progressive workflows to the production industry. VariCam 35's new sensor captures 14+ stops of latitude, capturing high-contrast and wide dynamic range. The camera offers a broad range of codecs and formats, including Panasonic’s AVC-ULTRA family of advanced codecs, Apple ProRes, and 3.5-Mbps proxy recordings.
The VariCam 35 camera incorporates a modular design whereby the 4K camera head is separate from, but dockable to, the common shared recording module (AU-VREC1G). This allows users to switch between Super 35mm and VariCam HS ⅔" camera heads to best suit their creative needs.
Super 35mm MOS Sensor
High Speed, 120fps Super 35mm MOS sensor for 4096 x 2160 (17:9) image capture.
4K HDR Ready
14+ stops of latitude lets you record and display all of the highlights as well as all of the shadows — you no longer have to choose.
Dual Native ISO 800/5000
With ISO 5000, you see more detail than the human eye at low light levels — without adding noise.
HD / 2K Apple ProRes and Panasonic's 4Kcapable AVC-ULTRA family of advanced production codecs.
Adding more versatility for creative shooting situations
Netflix's hit series, Ozark, was shot by cinematographer Ben Kutchins with VariCam 35 cameras.
Production workflow using VariCam 35 with insights from cinematographers Theo van de Sande ASC, Mark Doering-Powell, ASC, Nancy Schreiber, ASC, Michael FitzMaurice, and more.
HBO's The Deuce, shot by cinematographer Vanja Cernjul, ASC, HFC with VariCam 35 cinema cameras.
Amazon Studios' Last Flag Flying, directed by Richard Linklater, was shot by cinematographer Shane Kelly with VariCam 35s.
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