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Panasonic EVA1 5.7K S-35 Compact Cinema Camera / Cine Full-Frame-EF T1.5 Prime Set (20-85mm/T1.5) 5-lens package (EOS mount)

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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

Sigma Cinema FF Prime Set (20-85mm/T1.5) 5-lens package (EOS mount) for 4K Cinematography

VMI hires the extremely fast (T1.5) Sigma cinema prime lens set in EF mount offering 4K lens quality to EF mounted DSLR and large sensor cameras.  

5 lens package 20-85mm/T1.5 with Full Frame (FF Φ43.3) and S35 coverage.

Please read the independent IMAGO review of the Sigma lenses here.

Compatible with all cameras with EF mount including Full Frame cameras too without adaptation.  Also compatible with Sony A7S and other cameras with suitable lens adapter.  Please request suitable adapters when ordering.

All are rated for full 4K resolution and include follow focus rings, clear focus scaling and are fully manual throughout and the build quality is first class.  Note that due to the weight of these lenses and the inherent limitation of the EF lens mount , it is crucial to support each lens using the supplied custom support.

VMI are offering 5 of the 7 Cinema Prime lenses in the range at this package price with additional focal lengths available separately.

These lenses are optimised for cinema use and all feature a 9-blade aperture diaphragm for a beautiful full rounded bokeh.

  • All are T1.5-T16
  • All have 95mm front
  • All have Full Frame coverage FF Φ43.3
  • All have EF mount (note that VMI also supply these in EF mount)
  • All have custom 15mm lens supports.  (Note that due to the weight of these lenses and the inherent limitation of the EF lens mount , it is crucial to support each lens using the supplied custom support)

VMI Sigma 5 lens Cine Prime Set Comprising

  • Sigma 20mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 27cm/11"  
  • Sigma 24mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 25cm/10"  
  • Sigma 35mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 30cm/1'
  • Sigma 50mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 40cm/1'4"  
  • Sigma 85mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 85cm/2'10"  

All Sigma Cine Primes have a 95mm front diameter.

Supplied on a 3 day hire week.

 

 

 

 

 

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
£485/day, £1645/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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