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Reel EFX Digital Multicam Specifications

POST: Each individual shoot using Digital Multicam has specific needs and requirements. On most shoot days all Post procedures (stabilization and luminance correction) can be completed on set.

This depends on the complexity of the setup and the number of takes. If further stabilization is required, it can be done at the Reel EFX facility on the next business day.

If further stabilization and/or luminance correction is necessary Reel EFX will require Approximately 2 days.

Lens options: 28mm, 50mm, 18mm-55mm (zoom), 75mm-300mm (zoom)

Custom Canon Digital Camera
Digital, single -lens reflex, based on Canon EOS 30D

Image sensor size: 22.5 x 15.0mm
Compatible lenses: Canon EF lenses (including EF-s lenses) Lens mount: Canon EF mount

Imaging Element
Type: High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels: Effective pixels: Approx. 8.20 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 8.50 megapixels
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Color filter system: RGB primary color filter
Low-pass filter: Located in front of the image sensor, non-removable

Recording System
Image type: JPEG, RAW (12bit)
simultaneous recording: RAW+JPEG

Possible File size:
(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 3.6MB (3504 x 2336 pixels)
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 1.8MB (3504 x 2336 pixels)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.2MB (2544 x 1696 pixels)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.1MB (2544 x 1696 pixels)
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 1.2MB (1728 x 1152 pixels)
(6) Small/Normal Approx. 0.6MB (1728 x 1152 pixels)
(7) RAW: Approx. 8.7MB (3504 x 2336 pixels)
*Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.

File numbering: Consecutive numbering

Color Space: sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Style: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3

Interface: USB port (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed): For connection to a personal computer and direct printing
Video OUT terminal (NTSC/PAL)

Exposure Control
ISO speed: Equivalent to ISO 100 - 1600 (in 1/3-stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 3200

ShutterType: Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter

Shutter speeds: 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3- and 1/2-stop increments),
bulb X-sync at 1/250 sec.

Dimensions (W x H x D): 144 x 105.5 x 73.5mm/5.7 x 4.2 x 2.9in.
Weight: Approx. 700g/24.7oz. (Body only)


Control System
Virtually unlimited, please inquire for specific frame rates, shutter speeds. Timing of the digital cameras has a 10.24 uS or ~1/100000 second resolution. The camera timing, shutter speed, and F-Stop are programmed by the master computer.

Some of the possible Frame rates:

  • Max: ~100,000 frames per second.
  • Min: 1 frame per day (for 135 days)
  • longer run times are possible if desired, please inquire about possibilities.
  • Variable frame rates are used to:
  • smooth ramp in and out of a shot or speed up or slow down time
  • smooth the frame rates between the multicam cameras and the motion picture camera
  • Nearly any standard frame rate is possible please inquire for specifics.
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