P+S Technik Introduces the PS-Cam X35

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Sun, 10/30/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

P+S Technik has introduced the PS-Cam X35 a camera that the manufacturer says is the first film-style digital cinematography camera made for the daily creative use of various kinds of special speed and motion effects including slow motion fast motion ramped motion and time lapse motion. The PS-Cam X35 is a combination of a sync sound and a motion effects camera providing additional frame rates all of the way up to 450 fps. Other features include two in one sync sound 1 – 450 fps global shutter for enhanced motion capture capability 640 ASA base sensitivity and 11 T-stops latitude. The onboard memory is 18 GB and allows recording of more than four minutes in normal speed (9 GB or 36 GB memory options planned). The standard switchable HD-SDI interface in 1 5G & 3G allows the integration into existing HD infrastructures and ensures operating existing and future-proofed HD-SDI recorders on the market. The compatibility to third party products allows combining the camera with a wide range of accessories. With the PS-Cam X35 a Director of Photography can provide motion effects footage without the additional costs of renting a separate high-speed camera package and the attendant technician required to use the camera. The company says this opens a whole universe of visual motion effects for flexible and emotional story telling.