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Panasonic EVA1 5.7K S-35 Compact Cinema Camera / Cinema Zoom 18-80 4.4 EF servo ENG lens

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Panasonic's newest compact cinema camera, EVA1 4K camera with Super 35 size sensor, dual native ISO, CFAST card storage and also native EF lens mount. This camera by design can be used as a modular and flexible system, making suitable for both documentary, cinema and video applications.  The compact design makes it perfectly suited to gimbal work but the high specifications including 10 bit, 4K, 4:2:2 onboard record capability and RAW capture absolutely makes it capable of much more.  The VMI package includes full ARRI Pro kit.

Note that as of April 2017, the Panasonic EVA 1 is now Netflix approved

Please read VMI’s article, Panasonic EVA1 now enables external 5.7K RAW recording to external recorders up to 30p

Lenses

Canon 4K Cinema zoom lens with a removable zoom servo pack for ENG shoulder-mounted operation and fitted with EF mount.  

4K quality, lightweight and extremely compact covering the range of a set of primes in one lens and perfectly designed to work with Canon C300 and DSLR cameras and any other cameras with EF mounts. 

This is a lightweight and inexpensive version of the Fuji 19-90 Cabrio and Canon 17-120.  The 4.4x zoom range is extremely useful and the lightweight build (1.2kg including servo pack) and compact form-factor will make this a sure winner for documentary production.  Best of all, it has a built-in zoom servo pack which allows the operator to use the zoom rocker as you would a traditional ENG camera lens and also trigger the camera's recording function as well (camera specifications allowing).

There is built-in optical stabilisation as well and if you fit this to an auto-focus camera, then you can also use the one press AF function to shoot with auto-focus.

However, all of this functionality and portability does come at a price and this results in the lens being a slow T4.4 (F4) but you can't have everything!  

  • Compare it to the Fuji 19-90 Cabrio (T2.9) and Canon 17-120 (T2.95-3.9) and this lens is around 2 stops slower for the majority of the focal range but the positives are that it is less than half of the rental price and less than half of the weight as well (Canon CN7x17 weight 2.9kg) though it works in EF mode only and offers a host of additional functionality as well.
  • Comparing it with the Canon 24-70 and 70-200 L USM zooms which are both F2.8, it is also 2 stops slower than these too but as already mentioned, offers additional functionality not available to these other lenses and that all-important zoom rocker for ENG mode.

Canon EF Servo Zoom 18-80/T4.4 L IS KAS S 

  • T4.4 Consistent aperture over entire zoom range
  • Engineered for 4K with very high resolution, high contrast
  • Canon EF mount compatibility provides support for fast and accurate Dual Pixel CMOS auto focus, camera-to-lens servo power supply, automatic lens metadata acquisition for easy post-processing, and lens functions such as peripheral illumination correction.
  • Optional Canon ZSG-C10 remote zoom grip (standard on VMI package) offers fluid zoom control, a dedicated one-shot AF button, and the flexibility to use handheld, shoulder-mounted or with a tripod
  • Covers APS-C & Super 35 Sensor Sizes
  • 9 Blade Iris for Attractive Bokeh
  • DC & USM motors for fast, fluid and quiet servo zoom and focus control
  • Drone friendly: weighs Only 1.2kg with servo pack.
  • Consistent contrast, resolution and field illumination across the whole focus and zoom range
  • Compatible with all EF cameras and accessories
  • Colour-matched to existing prime and zoom lenses
  • High optical resolving power and optomechanical design to meet all 4K shooting requirements
    Significantly reduced ‘focus breathing’ means less distortion and more consistent shooting
  • 114mm front element.

Supplied on a 4 day hire rate.

 

Panasonic's newest compact cinema camera, EVA1 4K camera with Super 35 size sensor, dual native ISO, CFAST card storage and also native EF lens mount. This camera by design can be used as a modular and flexible system, making suitable for both documentary, cinema and video applications.  The compact design makes it perfectly suited to gimbal work but the high specifications including 10 bit, 4K, 4:2:2 onboard record capability and RAW capture absolutely makes it capable of much more.  The VMI package includes full ARRI Pro kit.

Note that as of April 2017, the Panasonic EVA 1 is now Netflix approved

Please read VMI’s article, Panasonic EVA1 now enables external 5.7K RAW recording to external recorders up to 30p

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Package Price
£410/day, £1420/week
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Specifications

Size Super 35

Note: 4/3"-type size crop for 200/240 fps shooting
Resolution 5.7K
Total Pixels: 6340 x 3232 (approx. 20.49 MP)
Effective: 5720 x 3016 (approx. 17.25 MP)
Exposure Latitude 14 stops
Sensitivity ISO: 200-2000 (base 800), 1000-25,600 (base 2500)
dB: -12 to 8 (normal sensitivity), -8 to 20 (high sensitivity)
Shutter Speed Degrees: 1-358° (0.5° steps)
Seconds: 1/24.1 sec to 1/8000 sec (at 23.98p)
Color Temperature 2000-15,000K
Lens System
Lens Mount EF
Built-In ND Filters 2, 4, 6 stops
IR Filter Defeatable IR-cut
Video
Recording Resolution 4096 x 2160
3840 x 2160
2048 x 1080
1080p
1080i
720p
Processing MOV: 10-bit, 4:2:2
MOV/AVCHD: 8-bit, 4:2:0
Compression: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile
Bit-Rate: Up to 150 Mbps
Recording Media SD card (V60 rating required for all frame-rates and resolutions)
System Frequency Selection 59.94p, 59.94i (AVCHD only), 50p, 50i (AVCHD only), 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
SDI Output 1 x BNC, HD/3G/6G-SDI (record start/stop supported)
Format: 10-bit, 4:2:2
4096 x 2160 23.98/24/25/29.97
3840 x 2160 23.98/24/25/29.97
1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97
1080i 50/59.94
720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
HDMI Output 1 x HDMI Type A (record start/stop supported)
Format:: 10-bit, 4:2:2
4096 x 2160 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
3840 x 2160 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
1080i 50/59.94
720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
576p 50
480p 59.94
Audio
Recording Format MOV: 24-bit, 48kHz LPCM
AVCHD: 16-bit, 48kHz Dolby Audio
Headroom 18/20 dB (menu switchable)
General
Other I/O 1 x BNC, timecode in/out
1 x 40-pin, LCD connector
1 x 2.5mm, remote
1 x USB 2.0 Type A, wireless module (AJ-WM50)
LCD Monitor Size: 3.5" / 8.9 cm
Type: Touchscreen LCD
Dots: 1,150,000
Stabilization Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
I/O HDMI video output
SDI video output
XLR audio inputs
Power Input Battery: 7.28 VDC
Power Supply: 12 VDC
Power Consumption 19 W (typical)
Environmental Operating Temperature: 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature: -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
Operating Humidity: 10-85% RH
Dimensions 6.7 x 5.3 x 5.2" / 17 x 13.5 x 13.3" (excluding protrusions and accessories)
Weight 2.6 lb / 1.2 kg (without accessories)
4.5 lb / 2.1 kg (with accessories)

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