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Panasonic VariCam Pure CODEX 4K Raw Recorder


** CODEX 4K Raw Recorder ONLY ** Varicam 35 Front End, Viewfinder and media sold separately!

Varicam PURE Features

  • 4K uncompressed RAW up to 120 fps
  • Industry-standard workflow via Codex Production Suite
  • One XLR input to record two channels
  • Features a PL mount
  • Integrated camera package
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    Exc VAT Price £20,829.78
    Inc VAT Price £24,995.74

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    ** CODEX 4K Raw Recorder ONLY ** Varicam 35 brain, shoulder plate and media sold separately!

    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.

    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
    • One XLR input to record two channels of 24-bit, 48KHz audio
    • The VariCam Pure features a PL mount
    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.

    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.

    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 mo


    Power24 V
    Power Consumption91 W
    Operating Temperature0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
    Operating Humidity10% to 85% (relative humidty)
    Weight5kg (11.0 Ib)
    Dimensions (W x H x D)144 x 165 x 262 mm

    Camera Section
    Pickup DeviceSuper 35mm, MOS sensor
    Number of PixelsTotal pixels: Approx. 10.3 million pixels
    Effective PixelsApprox. 8.9 million pixels
    Lens MountPL mount
    Optical FilterND filter: 1: CLEAR, 2: 0.6 ND, 3: 1.2ND, 4: 1.8 ND
    Latitude14+ Stops
    ISO SettingNative ISO: 800, 50000. 800 Base: 200 to 40000. 5000 Base: 1250 to 12800
    Shutter Angles1.0 deg to 358 degrees (in 0.1 degree increments)
    Shutter Speed1/24 sec. to 1/250 sec. (for 24p)

    Recording MediaCODEX Capture Drive
    Recording Resolution4096 x 2160 (4K), 3840 x 2160 (UHD)
    Recording Frame Rate (Max)120 fps or 100 fps
    System Frequency59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
    Recording FormatVRAW 4K 12bit / 4K 10bit / UHD 12bit / UHD 10bit
    Recording Video Signal4096 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 Drive4K 12bit / 23.98 fps - 100min.
    4K 10bit / 23.98 fps - 112min.
    4K 10bit / 120 fps - 22 min.
    UHD 12bit / 23.98 fps - 106 min.
    UHD 10bit / 23.98 fps - 119 min.
    UHD 10bit / 120 fps - 23 min.

    Digital Video Process
    Quantization12 bit / 10 bit
    Video Data ProcessUncompressed RAW 12-bit / 10-bit

    Digital Audio Process
    Recording Audio Signal48kHz / 24bit, 2Ch
    Head Room18 dB / 20 dB MENU switching

    Video Output
    SDI OUT 1-4HD (1.5G) / 3G-SDI : 0.8 V [p-p], 75 ohm
    MON OUT 1/2HD (1.5G) / 3G-SDI : 0.8 V [p-p], 75 ohm
    VF OUTHD (1.5G) / 3G-SDI : 0.8 V [p-p], 75 ohm

    Audio In/Out
    Input 1/2XLR x 1 5pin
    PhonesStereo mini jack
    Speaker20mm diameter, round x 1

    Other Input / Output
    Genlock InHD (1.5 G) / 3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 ohm
    TC In/OutBNC 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 In24 V (10.5 V to 34 V) 2-Pin Fisher
    DC Out/RS24 V x 3
    DC Out12 V x 1
    USB HostUSB2.0 host : Type A connector, 4-pin
    Control Panel20-pin, control panel contact terminals
    SD Card Slotx1
    for Version Up
    3D LUT/ CDL file Upload and Save
    Set Up File Upload and Save

    Control Panel
    Control Panel LCD3.5-type QHD color monitor, approx. 1.56 million dots

    Offload Formats From CODEX Production Suite
    ProRes 422 HQ1920x1080 10-bit to 120 fps
    2048x1080 10-bit to 120 fps
    4096x2160 10-bit to 120 fps
    3840x2160 10-bit to 120 fps
    ProRes 44441920x1080 12-bit 120 fps
    2048x1080 12-bit to 120 fps
    4096x2160 12-bit to 120 fps
    3840x2160 12-bit to 120 fps
    ProRes 4444 XQ1920x1080 12-bit to 120 fps
    2048x1080 12-bit to 120 fps
    4096x2160 12-bit to 120 fps
    3840x2160 12-bit XQ to 120 fps
    DNxHR 4442048x1080 10-bit
    3840x2160 10-bit
    4096x2160 10-bit
    DNxHR HQX2048x1080 10-bit
    3840x2160 10-bit
    4096x2160 10-bit
    DNxHR HQ2048x1080
    3840x2160 10-bit
    4096x2160 10-bit
    Codex 4K Raw recorder for Varicam PURE