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RED DIGITAL CINEMA® rhas unveiled its KOMODO-X camera, the newest addition to RED's KOMODO line of small form-factor 6K global shutter sensor cameras for cinema.

KOMODO-X builds on the original KOMODO, multiplying frame rates and advancing dynamic range performance while expanding on the versatility of KOMODO.

KOMODO-X features a next-generation 6K S35 Global Shutter sensor, expanding on the renowned KOMODO image performance with architecture improvements that allow for increased low-light performance and double the frame rates at 6K 80P and 4K 120P, making KOMODO-X an even more powerful tool for filmmakers across the industry.

The KOMODO-X features improvements to seamlessly integrate into any professional workflow while still maintaining the legacy of the small KOMODO form factor at only 4"x4"x5" and 2.62 lbs. The new I/O array features 12G SDI, full-sized DC-IN, USB Type-C, and a phantom powered locking audio connector. In addition, an integrated 2.9" LCD allows for simplified control and image preview, and for even more precise monitoring, KOMODO-X also supports the direct-mounted DSMC3 7" Touch LCD.

The new system also shares many features with the flagship DSMC3 lineup, including compatibility with CFexpress, an integrated micro-V-Lock power plate, and a reinforced RF lens mount. The new micro V-lock power option allows for direct attachment of professional micro-V-Lock batteries without the need for adapters. Additional compatibility with the soon-to-be-released RED PRO I/O Module provides auxiliary power outputs and compatibility with full-sized batteries. The new module will be available when the production black version of KOMODO-X launches in V-lock or Gold Mount versions. In addition, a reinforced RF lens mount with locking mechanism on the KOMODO-X maintains the flexibility of switching between multiple lens mount types without a tool, while providing the stability and rigidity professionals need. KOMODO-X is fully compatible with /i PL lenses using the RED RF to PL adapters.

Additionally, KOMODO-X provides a robust platform for shooters working in IP-based workflows. With integrated USB Type-C connection and built-in Wi-Fi, there are multiple options to remotely control the camera using RED Control or RED Control Pro, as well as IP media offloading using FTPS or in-camera cloud uploading functionality. KOMODO-X also supports frame-accurate PTP synchronisation or tri-level genlock sensor sync with the ability to offset on the fly to support multi-camera LED volume productions.

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