Z CAM E2-F6 Full Frame 6K ZCAM Camera

Full Frame 6K capture

£125/day
£375/week

The highest spec Z Cam camera featuring a Full Frame CMOS 6K sensor with 14 stops of dynamic range and featuring of 4K capture up to 120fps in 2.40:1 aspect ratio supplied in either PL or EF mount and also offers anamorphic capability too. Small, lightweight with dual native ISO, the Z-Cam E6 captures internal 12 bit capture of MOV and MP4 using ProRes codecs and also 10 H.265 codec using ZRAW and ProRes codecs.
Manufacturer

Z CAM

Media Standard

CFast

Mount

EF Mount, PL Mount

Sensor Size/Coverage

Full Frame, Full Frame Anamorphic, Super-35, Super-35 Anamorphic (4:3)

Capture Resolution

4K, 5K, 6K, HD

The highest spec Z Cam camera featuring a Full Frame CMOS 6K sensor with 14 stops of dynamic range and featuring of 4K capture up to 120fps in 2.40:1 aspect ratio supplied in either PL or EF mount and also offers anamorphic capability too.

Small, lightweight with dual native ISO, the Z-Cam E6 captures internal 12 bit capture of MOV and MP4 using ProRes codecs and also 10 H.265 codec using ZRAW and ProRes codecs.

Think of this as a compact Full Frame B or C camera to a drama/feature shoot where portability is an important consideration, or perhaps as a dedicated gimbal camera.  Failing that, the specs are certainly good enough to shoot as a main camera for budget productions too.

Anamorphic Mode

5K 4:3 5552 x 4164 (4:3 aspect ratio),can be used with anamorphic lenses.

Main Features

  • 6K @60fps* & 4K @120fps* max, 10-bit color
  • Full Frame CMOS sensor
  • 15 stops dynamic range
  • ZRAW supported
  • EF lens mount**
  • Gigabit Ethernet for data, control & live streaming***

* In 2.4:1 aspect ratio
** Different hardware variants
*** Requires Z CAM™ software running on PC

Summary

Sensor Size: 37.09 x 24.75 mm (Full Frame)
Video Resolution: 6K
Sensor Resolution (Mega Pixels): 26MP (Effective)

Resolution:

  • 1920 x 1080
  • 3840 x 1620
  • 3840 x 2160
  • 4096 x 1728
  • 4096 x 2160
  • 4992 x 4160
  • 5552 x 4164
  • 5760 x 3240
  • 6144 x 2592
  • 6144 x 3240
  • 6244 x 4168
Dynamic Range: 15 Stops
ISO Range: 400 – 125000
Native ISO: 400 / 2500
Lens Mount: Canon EF/PL
CODEC:H.264, H.265, ZRAW
Recording Formats: MOV / MP4, ZRAW
Recording Media: CFast 2.0
Internal ND: None
Audio Inputs: 3.5mm (1), 5-pin Lemo (1)
Time Lapse Mode: Yes
Image Stabilisation: No
Battery Mount: Sony L-Series, though V Lock option also provided
Bit Depth: 10 bit (H.265), 12-bit (ZRAW), 8 bit (H.264)
Focus System: AF, Continuous AF, MF
Interchangeable Lens Mount: PL

Max. Frame Rates:

  • 120fps at DCI 4K 2:4:1
  • 120fps at FullHD
  • 60fps at DCI 6K 2.4:1

Other I/O:

  • 1 x 2-pin LEMO 12V DC output
  • 1 x 2.5 mm LANC Jack
  • 1 x 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet (Control, Livestreaming)
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Type C (Control, Data Transfer)
  • 2 x 4-pin LEMO Camera Interface Control
Weight: 0-2kg

Z Cam App

The system even features a built-in wireless video playback feature using the Z Cam App.  This mobile application allows camera live preview and control through Wi-Fi / USB cable connection and can also control the camera to start/stop recording and adjust the camera settings.  I also it has advanced features on camera live preview and is available for download from Apple App Store.

  • Supplied with 3 x BP-U batteries, though VMI can supply this at a small additional cost with Mini VLock batteries instead.
  • Note that the WiFi password setup for this is 12345678

Specifications

Camera Features
Sensor Type Full Frame CMOS Sensor
Sensor Size 37.09 x 24.75 mm
Effective Pixels 26M
Dynamic Range 15 Stops
Lens Mount EF / PL (different hardware variants)
Microphone Built-in Stereo Microphone
Recording
Resolution & Max Frame Rate 6244×4168 @30fps max (6K Open Gate)
6144×3240 @48fps max (DCI 6K)
6144×2592 @60fps max (DCI 6K 2.4:1)
5760×3240 @48fps max (6K UHD)
5552×4164 @30fps max (5K 4:3)
4992×4160 @30fps max (5K 6:5)
4096×2160 @72fps max (DCI 4K) *
4096×1728 @120fps max (DCI 4K 2.4:1)
3840×2160 @30fps max (4K UHD) *
3840×1620 @90fps max (4K UHD 2.4:1)
1920×1080 @120fps max (FHD)
* Cropping / Supersampling selectable
Max Bit Rate 300 Mbps for all resolutions (H.265 & H.264)
Colour Bit-depth 10-bit 4:2:0 (H.265) / 8-bit 4:2:0 (H.264)
Video Encoder H.265 main 10 profile / H.264 high profile
ZRAW 12-bit & 14-bit
Audio Format 24-bit 48 kHz
Audio Encoder AAC / PCM (for MOV only)
File Format MOV / MP4
Record Mode Video / Time Lapse Video
Settings
ISO Auto, Manual (400 ~ 125000), Dual Native ISO: 400 / 2500
Shutter Shutter Speed: Auto, Manual (1”~ 1/8000”) or Shutter Angle: Auto, Manual (11.25° ~ 360°)
White Balance Auto, Preset, Manual (2300K ~ 7500K)
Focus Mode MF / AF / CAF
Image Brightness / Contrast / Saturation / Sharpness
Image Config Rec.709 / Z-Log2 / FLAT / HLG
Audio Audio In / Out Level
Time Code Current Time / Manual Input
Storage
Media CFAST 2.0
File System exFAT
Connectivity
HDMI HDMI 2.0 Type A (video output up to C4K @ 60fps, 10-bit 4:2:2)
USB USB 3.0 Type C for camera control & data transfer only
COM 2 x Serial Port
Remote Control 2.5 mm jack socket (Sony LANC compatible)
Audio-in 3.5 mm stereo jack socket (TRS) or 5-pin LEMO port for dual channel XLR microphone (require additional XLR audio connector)
Audio-out 3.5 mm stereo jack socket
Wi-Fi 5G, 802.11n with external antenna port
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet port for control, setting & live streaming
Power
Battery Sony NP-F series compatible (Battery not included)
Power Input DC 12V (2-pin LEMO socket), with LEMO connector
Power Output (AUX) DC 12V (2-pin LEMO socket)
Physical
Material Alluminium Alloy
Weight TBD
Dimensions (W x H x D) 91.2 mm x 99.2 mm x 89.1 mm (without lens)
Environment
Storage Temperature -20 °C ~ 60 °C
Operation Temperature 0 °C ~ 40 °C
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1 x Aerial Alexa/ Bolt 2000/600 RX Articulated 4"Small
1 x SmallRig Cage for Z-Cam E2-F6 Camera
1 x Hawkwoods VLM-ZC2 Z-Cam Mini V-Lock adapter
2 x Power Cable D-Tap - 2Pin Lemo Z-CAM ONLY
1 x Wooden Camera Handgrip Left (ZCam Cage)
1 x Wooden Camera Top Handle (ZCam Cage)
1 x Wooden Camera Handgrip Right (ZCam Cage)
1 x ARRI MBP-3 Adapter Plate for Z-Cam
1 x ARRI MBP-3 Support Plate
2 x 15mm, Support Rod 240mm
2 x 15mm, Support Rod 340mm
1 x Hawkwoods Battery BP-30/35U 14.4V Small
2 x Hawkwoods Battery BP-60U 14.4V Non FS7
1 x Sony AC Adapter/Charger BC-U1
1 x Power Cable Figure 8
3 x Exascend CFast 2.0 256GB Memory Card 520MB/s Z-CAM Only
1 x CFast 2.0 Card Reader (USB 3.2 Gen 2) USB-C
1 x Data Cable USB-C to USB-C
1 x Data Cable USB-A 3.0 to USB-C
1 x Timecode cable.
1 x *** (Optional) Enter Hawkwoods 98WH Mini V-Lok Power Kit ***

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