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Key Features

Uncompressed 4K/120p V-RAW Recording with Codex

Super 35mm Native 4K sensor that provides true 4K images with a dynamic range of 14+ stops for HDR image capture

Modular Design of VariCam 35 camera module and the Codex's "V-RAW2.0" recorder

Industry-standard workflow via Codex Production Suite

Support with Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHR

VariCam Pure is a camera system that has been designed by both Panasonic and Codex to capture the highest quality images in 4K RAW at up to 120fps with an industry-standard workflow via Codex's Production Suite

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

 

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Custom Splash Screen is a theft deterrent measure for your VariCam using a digital name tag which customizes your splash screen with owner information. You can personalize your flash screen with any logo, text, or graphics you like. (jpeg, png or bmp image). You can also input Owner Information including the name, address, and contact information of the equipment’s owner. Once it is loaded, the information is password protected.

 

   

 

Added / Improved Functions

  

CSS(Custom Splash Screen) / Owner Info

  

Reduce booting time

  

Improved GUI Operation Response speed

  

SYSTEM MODE PRESET

  

Software reboot with control panel

  

Base ISO display in OSD

  

VFR=OFF is available in HIGH SPEED mode

  

Record logs of Clip delete/Clip repair/Card Format in log file

  

Software reboot when NETWORK SEL is changed

  

Support “D-Link DWA-171” WiFi dongle

  

FF/REW icon on control panel and added x16 speed

  

Bigger REC mark on OSD

  

 

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Specifications

General
Power 24 V
Power Consumption 91 W
Operating Temperature 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity 10% to 85% (relative humidity)
Weight 5kg (11.0 lb)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 144 mm x 165 mm x 262 mm (5-11/16 inches x 6-1/2 inches x 10-11/32 inches)
Camera Section
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 PL mount
Optical Filter ND filter1: CLEAR, 2: 0.6 ND, 3: 1.2 ND, 4: 1.8 ND
Latitude 14+ Stops
ISO Setting Native ISO: 800, 5000 800 Base: 200 to 4000 5000 Base: 1250 to 12800
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)
Recorder Section
Recording Media CODEX Capture Drive
Recording Resolution 4096 x 2160 (4K), 3840 x 2160 (UHD)
Recording Frame Rate Maximum 120 fps or 100 fps
System Frequency 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
Recording Format VRAW 4K 12 bit / 4K 10 bit / UHD 12 bit / UHD 10 bit
Recording 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
Recording Time (with 2TB Capture Drive) 4K 12 bit / 23.98 fps: 100 min. 4K 10 bit / 23.98 fps: 112 min. 4K 10 bit / 120 fps: 22 min. UHD 12 bit / 23.98 fps: 106 min. UHD 10 bit / 23.98 fps: 119 min. UHD 10 bit / 120 fps: 23 min.
Digital Video Process
Quantization 12 bit / 10 bit
Video Data Process Uncompressed RAW
Digital Audio Process
Recording Audio Signal 48 kHz / 24 bit, 2Ch
Head Room 18 dB / 20 dB MENU switching
Signal Input/Output
Video Output | SDI Out 1-4 HD (1.5G) / 3G-SDI : 0.8 V [p-p], 75 ohm
Video Output | MON Out 1/2 HD (1.5G) / 3G-SDI : 0.8 V [p-p], 75 ohm
Video Output | VF Out HD (1.5G) / 3G-SDI : 0.8 V [p-p], 75 ohm
Audio In/Out | Input 1/2 XLR x 1 5pin
Audio In/Out | Phones Stereo mini jack
Audio In/Out | Speaker 20 mm diameter, round x 1
Other Input/Output
Genlock In HD (1.5 G) / 3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 ohm
TC In/Out BNC x 1, Input / Output switching Input: 0.5 V [p-p] to 8 V [p-p], 10 k ohm Output: 2.0 V [p-p] ± 0.5 V[p-p], low impedance
DC In 24 V (10.5 V to 34 V) 2-Pin Fisher
DC Out/RS 24 V x3
DC Out 12 V x1
Lens 12-pin
LAN 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T LEMO
USB (Host) USB2.0 host : Type A connector, 4-pin
Control Panel 20-pin, control panel contact terminals
SD Card Slot x1 for Version Up 3D LUT/ CDL file Upload and Save Set Up File Upload and Save
Control Panel LCD 3.5-type QHD color monitor, approx. 1.56 million dots
Features HDR Ready In Camera Grading Meta Data Recording
Offload Formats From CODEX Production Suite
ProRes 422 HQ 1920x1080 10-bit to 120 fps 2048x1080 10-bit to 120 fps 4096x2160 10-bit to 120 fps 3840x2160 10-bit to 120 fps
ProRes 4444 1920x1080 12-bit 120 fps 2048x1080 12-bit to 120 fps 4096x2160 12-bit to 120 fps 3840x2160 12-bit to 120 fps
ProRes 4444 XQ 1920x1080 12-bit to 120 fps 2048x1080 12-bit to 120 fps 4096x2160 12-bit to 120 fps 3840x2160 12-bit XQ to 120 fps
DN x HR 444 2048x1080 10-bit 3840x2160 10-bit 4096x2160 10-bit
DN x HR HQX 2048x1080 10-bit 3840x2160 10-bit 4096x2160 10-bit
DN x HR HQ 2048x1080 3840x2160 10-bit 4096x2160 10-bit