In 2015, the company Red introduced camcorder Red Weapon c support the modernization of the image sensor – a device that converts an optical image into an electric signal. With the announcement of the new Red camera showed Dragon sensor 19 megapixels, which allows you to process video 6K resolution. Since a manufacturer presented another two sensors, and now issued Monstro 8K VV – new 35.4-megapixel sensor for processing video resolution 8K (8192 × 4320 pixels) at 60 fps.
Monstro 8K VV exceeds the previous generation in the face of the sensor Helium 8K S35 in sensitivity and noise level
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According to official data, the dynamic range of the new sensor is greater than 17 degrees. Monstro 8K VV received the following dimensions (slightly different from the standard full-frame): 40,96×21,6 mm. The manufacturer claims that due to the sensor Vista Vision Sensor takes the best of the previous generation in the face of Helium 8K S35 – less noise with better sensitivity. The sensor supports two simultaneous output streams (codecs RAW Redcode, Avid DNxHD / HR or Apple ProRes) at up to 300 MB /s.
Camera with Monstro 8K VV will cost $ 79,500. Sensor upgrade will increase significantly cheaper in the existing chamber – $ 29,500. Red promises to start selling the new camera sensor at the beginning of 2018.