• VariCam Pure

    Uncompressed 4K Raw Capture

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VariCam Pure
Cinema ready VariCam 35 featuring a codex recorder capable of uncompressed, 4K RAW acquisition

The Panasonic VariCam Pure outputs RAW files to Codex’s ultra-reliable Capture Drives. And that’s just the gateway to a complete dailies, review and archiving system with Codex’s Production Suite. One workflow, no matter which camera you choose, you won’t need anything else.
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Uncompressed 4K Raw Capture

A camera system designed by Panasonic and Codex to capture the highest quality images with the Panasonic VariCam Pure. 4K RAW at up to 120 fps with a simple workflow via Codex’s Production Suite to deliver ProRes files and all the other deliverables required.

  • 4K uncompressed RAW up to 120 fps
  • Integrated camera package (no cables)
  • Industry-standard workflow via Codex Production SuiteTM

Panasonic + Codex Workflow

 
With world-class imaging science, high quality image-processing, the flexibility of the Codex File System (CFS) and an intuitive user-interface, Codex Production Suite features sophisticated tools for colour grading and LUT management, QC, metadata editing and audio sync so you can create and manage all your deliverables within one powerful system.

For even more flexibility, Codex Production Suite is available on Mac Pro and MacBook Pro as well as Codex’s S - and XL-Series Vault.
 
 

Codex Production Suite

Today’s complex productions crave simplicity wherever possible. From on-set colour management with ACES, to grading, transcoding and review, to archiving to tape, Codex Production Suite has all the tools you need to securely manage your data. Whether you’re a DIT, data wrangler or post facility, it makes it easy to get the right files and information to whoever needs them as quickly as possible, with the power of the Codex File System delivering whatever files you need in whatever format you require. 
 
 
And Codex Transfer Drives are the ideal mechanism for securely moving critical data from on-set to near-set, or from location to post. One unified, simple workflow that ties everything together.
 
 

 

Panasonic VariCam Pure

Cinematographers and producers are demanding the combination of higher resolution and wider dynamic range to deliver the best possible images today, while also future-proofing their content for tomorrow’s distribution platforms, with a combination of higher resolution and high dynamic range (HDR). 

The Panasonic VariCam Pure more than satisfies these requirements in a small, compact, rugged but powerful package that is also designed to also meet the needs of the cinematographer and their crews. 

Ideal for episodic television shows and feature productions requiring 4K RAW acquisition for 4K UHD TV or 4K DCI cinema deliverables, VariCam Pure features a 4K Super 35 sensor, offering 14+ stops of latitude and integrated Codex recording to Capture Drives. The new camera solution is pure.

 

Specification Highlights

Exposure Latitude

14+ stops

Recording Format

4K RAW

Recording Media

Codex Capture Drive

Maximum Frame Rate

1-120 fps uncompressed 4K RAW

Colour Control

CDL Server

Metadata Capture

User Defined Shot Metadata

Weight

5kg

Dimensions

144 x 165 x 262mm

Added / Improved Functions

  

RDD18 (Camera metadata, includes Clip name) on MONITOR output

  

INFRA mode to connect to wifi access point (requires wifi module AJ-WM50 )

  

Expanded frame rate range in HIGH SPEED mode down to 1fps

  

“ADD” and “DELETE” for SHUTTER / WB / EI on ROP (download Varicam ROP v1.0.4 from App Store)

  

Anamorphic desqueeze on playback image

  

Playback Grading: apply grading data recorded with clip on playback image