VariCam LT $9,995 (after rebate) on VariCam LT Body
Weighing less than six pounds (body-only), the VariCam LT captures true 4K footage and is ideal for handheld, Steadicam, jib, crane, gimbal, and drone shooting applications, as well as cinéma vérité-style filmmaking. The VariCam LT offers a host of new features, including an EF lens mount, hot-swappable batteries, IR shooting capability, a 23.98 PsF output, cinema-style file naming, and scene files.
- Features a compact and lightweight magnesium body, weighing only 5.9lb (2.7kg)
- Newly-developed Super 35mm MOS sensor that provides true 4K images with 14+ stops of latitude for HDR content
- Dual-native ISO 800/5000 ISO feature that achieves higher sensitivity without increasing noise
- Expansive color gamut, V-Gamut, has a wider color gamut than that of film and exceeds BT2020 color space required for HDR content delivery
- Standard EF mount offers a wide array of lens choise, but can be removed by end-user and replaced with an optional PL mount
|Power||DC 12 V (11.0 V - 17.0 V)|
|Power consumption||47 W, with body only
77 W, with all optional accessories connected and maximum power supplied from each output terminal
|Operating temperature||0 °C to 40 °C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Operating humidity||10% to 85% (relative humidity)|
|Storage Temperature||-20 °C to 60 °C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Weight||Approx. 2.7 kg (6.0 lb), excluding handle and accessories
Approx. 3.0kg (6.6 lb), including handle,excluding accessories
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||184.0 mm x 230.5 mm x 247.0 mm
(7-1/4 inches x 9-3/32 inches x 9-3/4 inches)
Body only, excluding protrusion and accessories
|NOTE1||Ensure that the total current taken from the DC OUT terminal, LENS/GRIP terminal,DC OUT/RS terminal and USB HOST terminal does not exceed 30 W.|
|Pickup Devices||Super 35 mm, MOS sensor|
|Number of Pixels||Total pixels: Approx.10.3 million pixels,
Effective pixels: Approx. 8.9 million pixels
|Lens Mount||EF mount|
|Optical Filter||ND filter:
1: CLEAR, 2: 0.6 ND, 3: 1.2 ND, 4: 1.8 ND
|Gain setting||Native ISO: 800, 5000
800 Base: 200 to 4000
5000 Base: 1250 to 12800
[ISO] mode: ISO200 to ISO12800
[dB] mode: -12 dB to 14 dB (2 dB step)
|Shutter Speed||[deg] mode: 1.0 deg to 358 deg (0.1 deg step)
[sec] mode: 1/24 sec. to 1/250 sec. (for 24p)
|Sensitivity||[GAIN MODE]=[NORMAL], [GAMMA]=[VIDEO45]
F7 (2000 lx, 3200k, 89.9% reflection,1080/59.94p)
F8 (2000 lx, 3200k, 89.9% reflection,1080/50p)
|Memory Card Recorder||-|
|Recording Media||Main slot x 1: expressP2 card, P2 card
Sub slot x 1: SD memory card
|Recording Resolution||4096 x 2160 (4K), 3840 x 2160 (UHD),
2048 x 1080 (2K), 1920 x 1080 (HD)
|Recording Frame Rate||4K/UHD: Maximum 60fps or 50 fps
2K/HD: Maximum 240fps or 200 fps
|System frequency||59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p,59.94i, 50i|
|Recording Format (Main Recorder)||AVC-Intra4K422, AVC-Intra4K-LT, AVC-Intra2K444, AVC-Intra2K422, AVC-Intra2K-LT, AVC-Intra444,AVC-Intra422,AVC-Intra-LT, AVC-Intra100, ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444|
|Recording Format (Sub Recorder)||AVC-LongG6Recording|
|Video Signal||4096 x 2160/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
3840 x 2160/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
2048 x 1080/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
1920 x 1080/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 59.94i, 50i
|Recording Time*1 (Main Codec)||When using expressP2 card 512 GB and when [FREQUENCY]= [23.98p]
AVC-Intra4K422, 23.98 fps:Approx. 180 min.
AVC-Intra4K422, VFR ON, 30 fps:Approx. 146 min.
AVC-Intra4K-LT, VFR ON, 60 fps:Approx. 128 min.
AVC-Intra422, VFR ON, 60 fps:Approx. 260 min.
ProRes 422 HQ VFR ON, 60fps:Approx. 134 min.
|Recording Time*1 (Sub Codec)||AVC-LongG6:Approx. 655 min.|
|Quantizing||AVC-Intra2K444, AVC-Intra444: 12 bit
Others: 10 bit
|Video Compression Format||AVC-Intra4K422, AVC-Intra4K-LT, AVC-Intra2K444, AVC-Intra2K422, AVC-Intra2K-LT, AVC-Intra444,AVC-Intra422,
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Intra Profile
ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444:
|Recording audio signal||48 kHz/24 bit, 4 ch|
|Headroom||18 dB/20 dB switchable menu|
|Video Compression Format (AVC Proxy)||MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Intra Profile|
|Audio Compression Format||AAC|
|Recording Time *3||Approx. 655 min.
When using a 64 GB SDXC memory card
|SDI Out1/SDI Out2||HD (1.5 G)/3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|VF SDI||HD (1.5 G)/3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|INPUT 1/2||XLR x 1, 5-pin|
|Input 3/Input 4||XLR x 2, 3-pin, Supports menu switching to select LINE/MIC or enable/disable the power supply of the microphone.|
|Phones||Stereo mini jack|
|Speaker||20 mm diameter, round x 1|
|GENLOCK IN||HD (1.5 G) /3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω|
|TC IN/OUT||BNC x 1, Input/Output switching
Input: 0.5 V [p-p] to 8 V [p-p], 10 kΩ
Output: 2.0 V [p-p] ± 0.5 V[p-p], low impedance
|DC IN||XLR x 1, 4-pin, DC 12 V (DC 11.0 V - 17.0 V)|
|DC OUT/RS||4-pin, DC 12 V (DC 11.0 V - 17.0 V),
maximum output current 1.0 A
|DC OUT||2-pin, DC12 V (DC 11.0 V - 17.0 V),
maximum output current 1.0 A
|USB (Device)||USB2.0 devices : Type B connector, 4-pin|
|USB (Host)||USB2.0 host : Type A connector, 4-pin|
|Control Panel||20-pin, control panel contact terminals|
|EF Mounting Contact||8-pin|
|Display Panel||LCD, 3.5-type QHD color monitor,
approx. 1.56 million dots
|NOTE2||*1: Figures are for continuous recording as one clips. Depending on the number or clips, the overall recording time may be shorter than the above.
*2: ProRes is licensed from Apple Inc. Apple ProRes codec is under license from Atomos. Atomos is a trademark and copyright of Atomos Global Pty. Ltd.
*3: Reference value for continuous recording. The recording the may differ depending on the scene or the number of clips.
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