Footage and stills from RED’s new Mysterium-X sensor are starting to come out. Everything we are seeing up to this point is from RED One cameras upgraded with the Mysterium-X sensor. Follow this post to see the latest.
Tonaci Tran just posted the first footage from a shipping Scarlet-X camera. You can download the .r3d file here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3236260/scar…72_R3DTRIM.zip
Scarlet may not be ready until September and unfortunately this footage is not going to make the wait any easier. Right click and “save as” to download: Scarlet-120FPS.zip
RED has just released a new color science that includes REDcolor2 and REDgamma2 which both make skin tones much nicer. The image below was shot on the original Mysterium sensor and was put through the new REDcine-X 351:
Here are some recent stills from Epic (old color science):
Someone snagged a still taken with the 8x fixed zoom Scarlet from Jarred Land’s Facebook page. This is fairly low res but gives us a peak at what is coming.
This is an extremely short clip but it is the first moving footage we have seen from the 8x fixed Scarlet. The video is of auto focus working with a Canon lens. Click to watch.
This is the setup showing the 8x fixed Scarlet in use:
Jarred has just posted the first ever image from a working Epic/Scarlet prototype. Meet “Charlie” the peacock at 5120 × 2560 resolution. Shot with a 300mm RPP on a prototype form-factor Epic. More… Click the image to see the full 5k version:
Dylan Macleod, CSC, has done a great comparison infrared test between the original Mysterium and Mysterium-X sensors. As you can see IR contamination is much less on the Mysterium-X sensor. The jacket is a synthetic black material and was lit with a 2K tungsten light. Both cameras had an ND 1.2 in front of the lens. Original post here…
RED has posted some of the R3Ds used in their MX reel for download. Grab them here: www.reduser.net/42130
Here are some stills of the R3Ds available for download:
Scott Webster from Rocket Rentals New Zealand has just posted a bunch of Mysterium-X R3D files for anyone to download and play with in Redcine-X. You can download the latest version of Redcine-X in this thread (free): www.reduser.net/539913
The night scenes were shot at ISO 1600 and ISO 2000 and allow us to see what the lowlight R3Ds will be capable of.
The Mysterium-X R3D files can be downloaded here:
Brook Willard has just posted an incredible visual comparison of the Mysterium-X and original Mysterium sensor using both tungsten and dalylight balanced lights. Read the original post here…
Offhollywood has put up some of the first moving footage from the new Mysterium-X sensor. They have RED Ones #6 and #7 and just had them upgraded. This footage was shot at ISO 1600 on 16mm, 25mm & 35mm Master Primes and an 85mm Ultra Prime. Grab the 1k version here.
The new Mysterium-X sensor’s low light capabilities seem to be even surprising RED themselves. Right click to download this 2k ProRes file: www.red.cachefly.net/LEO.mov
Windows user will need to download the ProRes codec here: www.support.apple.com/ProRes-Decoder
Jarred has just posted a still from the Mysterium X sensor in a RED One camera. The Mysterium X upgrade will be available to all RED One owners. The price has not been announced at this point. Shot at 1920×4480 (4.5k), 24fps, 1/250s, and ISO 640.
Here is how they mounted the camera to get the vertical image:
Jarred has posted the first full 5k still from the Mysterium X sensor. This was shot on the 100mm RED PRO prime lens.
Click on the image below for the full 5220 x 2740 version.
Jarred has just posted the first moving footage from the 2/3″ 3k Scarlet camera. If it is choppy at first, let it load and play it again.
Right click this link and ‘save as’ to download.
The first images have been released of RED’s new 5k Mysterium X sensor for the RED One, S35 Scarlet and S35 EPIC cameras. The first image is unprocessed while the second has had processing applied.
Mysterium X will first be available in the S35 Scarlet sometime in Summer 2009.
Here is an image of “Frankie 2″ which is the test body holding the Mysterium X sensor.