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Phantom VEO4K-PL 4K Super Slow Motion Camera

Phantom VEO 4K Super Slo Motion Camera

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4K Super Slow motion camera capable of shooting 5-1000 fps at 4K resolution with 72GB of internal storage to allow 5.6 seconds of record time at 1000 fps of 4K capture.  This will create 224 seconds of 25p playback (or almost 4 mins in 25p!) of full 4K resolution.

Until now, The Phantom Flex was the only camera capable of 4K super slow motion capture, however, the Phantom VEO4K achieves this in a much more versatile format, since it is both lightweight enough for shoulder-mounted use (fully stripped-down, the body weight is just 2.5kg) and has a form factor smaller than a RED EPIC.  Most importantly, compared with the very hungry 150W Phantom Flex, the VEO 4K only draws a frugal 80W of power consumption.  Lower power demand means less batteries, making travel easier and the smaller, lighter size also means that you can mount the camera on a gimbal, crane or jib without issue.

The camera includes a global shutter too and optical low pass filter plus 72GB of on-board RAM and on board CFAST 2 data transfer capability too, to make it perform with the same image performance as a Phantom Flex4K-GS but with the convenient form factor of a Phantom VEO.  

Key Features

  • 4K at up to 1000 fps
  • At 2K (2048 x 1080) up to 977 fps
  • Super 35mm sensor
  • Global shutter, switchable to Rolling shutter
  • Color ISO 320T (Rolling shutter); 640T (Global shutter)*
  • Recommended EI range is 800-1000
  • PL or EF mount
  • 72GB RAM standard (5.6 seconds at 4K)
  • CFast 2.0 media compatibility for on board data transfer
  • 10Gb Ethernet option for optimal workflow to external laptop
  • Includes all VEO-S features:  with on-camera controls, HDMI, 3G-SDI, secondary battery input
  • Optional wired/wireless remote available for full remote operation.

At its full 4096 x 2304 resolution the VEO4K-PL is capable of capturing up to 938 frames per second (fps), 1000 fps at 4096x 2160 or 977 fps at 2K (2048 x 1080).  A reduction of vertical resolution will further increase the speed.  The sensor can operate in global shutter (standard) or rolling shutter mode for increased dynamic range and to eliminate the need for black references.  

With the maximum RAM configuration of 72 GB, at 1000 fps the VEO4K-990 will allow 5.6 seconds of record time of 4K capture.  This will create 224 seconds of 25p playback (or almost 4 mins in 25p!) in full 4K resolution.

VMI's VEO camera is supplied with 10Gb Ethernet for an optimal workflow, and it includes 3G HD-SDI, HDMI outputs and Programmable I/O.  

VEO cameras are known for being built tough enough to perform in difficult environments, and are rated to withstand up to 30G as configured or up to 100G without the internal mechanical shutter option (which is standard on all models). The internal components are completely isolated which protects the electronics for long-term reliability.

VMI's Phantom VEO 4K is available to hire with either PL or EF mount to be compatible with a wide range of industry standard lenses. 35mm (PL, Canon EOS or Nikon F/2.3" B4 with adapter). Clearly, the best option would be for the fastest lenses.

Optional Wireless Trigger and Remote Control Option

VMI can supply the VEO 4K with the Able Cine Cameo PCU2+ wireless control unit, so that all functions can be operated at a distance, permitting the camera to be placed in a hide or on a jib/crane or other distance operation mode.  This allows wireless control of up to 2 Phantom cameras simultaneously and can work in wireless or wired modes.  It allows remote control of the phantom camera operations without a laptop, controls the capture process and allows playback mode of all controls playback & save and transfer commands too.


High specification, compact Phantom 4K Super Slow motion camera capable of shooting 5-1000 fps at 4K resolution with 72GB of on-board RAM and on board CFAST 2 data transfer capability too, to allow 5.6 seconds of record time at 1000 fps of 4K capture.  This will create 224 seconds of 25p playback (or almost 4 mins in 25p!).  It only weight 2.5kg and a wireless remote control option is also available.


  • Rate:
    £950/day £2850/week Add to Shoot Kit



9 Gpx/second

  Max speed at full resolution of 4096 x 2304 is 938 fps
  At 4096 x 2160 max speed is 1000 fps
  At 2048 x 1080 max speed is 1977 fps
  Minimum frame rate of 24 fps

Sensor Specifications

CMOS sensor

  12-bit pixel depth
  4096 x 2304 pixels
  6.75 µm pixel size
  27.6 mm x 15.5 mm
  Super-35mm; 31.7mm diagonal
  Super-16mm format at 1920 x 1080
  Global Shutter (GS): Base ISO 640T Color; 5000T Mono.
  Rolling Shutter (RS): Base ISO 320T Color; 2000T Monochrome
  Recommended Exposure Index range: 1000-1600 Color; 10,000-20,000 (GS); 4000 - 8000 (RS) Monochrome


5 µs minimum exposure.

  Rolling shutter and Global shutter modes (switchable).
  Exposure Index (E.I.) for controlling apparent ISO
  VEO4K also supports rolling shutter mode for increased dynamic range and limited need for black reference. In rolling shutter mode the scan time is 1-millisecond.


72 GB high-speed internal RAM

  Support for on-board removable CFast 2.0 cards up to 512GB

Record Times

6 seconds at maximum frame rate, largest resolution and into maximum internal memory


Special Features

10Gb Ethernet (optional)

  Segment memory for up to 63 cines in multi-cine mode
  Continuous recording
  Programmable I/O
  HD-SDI and HDMI video
  Event marking
  Frame timestamp (IRIG SMPTE or MISP)
  IRIG in/out (modulated and unmodulated)
  7.5 µs straddle time
  Standard Internal mechanical shutter for automatic/remote Current Session Reference (CSR)
  One 12 VDC, 12W auxiliary power port
  Secondary IP address
  Field-based firmware upgrades


Programmable trigger location (pre/post trigger recording)

  Trigger from camera body or via software
  Trigger from on-camera controls
  Hardware trigger BNC

Timing & Synchronization

Frame synchronization to internal or external clock (FSYNC)

  IRIG in/out (modulated or unmodulated)
  SMPTE time code support


Dedicated Trigger and Timecode In BNCs on camera body

  Range Data input on S-model camera body (Fischer)
  Programmable I/O ports includes adjustable (assign and define) signals including F-sync, strobe, event, trigger output, ready and more

Ethernet Connection

Gb Ethernet (standard);

  10Gb Ethernet (optional)
  for control and data downloads.

Camera Control

On-Camera Controls (OCC)

  Phantom Camera Control (PCC)
  SDK available

Video Out

3G HD-SDI and HDMI on all VEO models.

  Additional 3G HD-SDI BNC port on back.
  Supports up to 1080p60.

Lens Mounts available from VMI

PL-mount and Optical Low Pass Filter (OLPF) are standard

  Canon EOS mount optional (compatible with Flex4K-style EOS mount).

Video Processing


  White Balance
  Tone curve
  Color matrix
  Image flip and rotate

Data Acquisition

National Instruments M- and X-Series DAQ modules with integrated support in PCC


Motion Analysis

Basic measurements via Phantom Application:

  Angles and Angular Speed
  Manual and Automatic point collection for target tracking
  Compatible with 3rd party solutions

Supported File Formats

Cine RAW, Cine Compressed, AVI, h.264 mp4, Apple ProRes .mov, Multipage TIFF, MXF PAL, MXF NTSC, Uncompressed QuickTime, Windows BMP, OS/2 BMP, PCX, TGA, TIFF, LEAD, JPEG, JTIF, RAW, DNG, DPX



100 - 240 VAC, 16-32 VDC via primary power input.

  80 Watt 24V power supply included
  Secondary power input, down to 12V via capture port on VEO4K-PL

Mechanical Specifications

Size (without lens): 5.0 x 5.5 x 6 inches (L x W x H); 12.7 x 14 x 15cm

  Weight: 6 lbs (2.5 kg)

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature: -10°C - +50°C



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