RED Weapon 8K S35 Digital Cinema Camera

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WEAPON® now comes with the option of a HELIUM 8K® S35 sensor, recipient of the highest DxOMark score ever. Capable of shooting motion and stills in 8K 2.4:1 at up to 75 frames per second (fps), or 8K Full Format at 60 fps—WEAPON 8K S35 delivers unrivaled performance.

At full 8K resolution, the HELIUM sensor captures 35.4 Megapixel motion and stills. Coupled with 60–75 fps, WEAPON 8K S35 provides the most advanced VFX solution with next-level creative flexibility. With other HELIUM sensor advancements, WEAPON 8K boasts improved low-light sensitivity and impressive dynamic range. Blazing-fast 300 MB/s data rates allow you to take advantage of the lowest possible REDCODE®—and record proxy 4K Apple ProRes or 4K Avid DNxHR formats, simultaneously.As a member of the DSMC2® camera lineup, WEAPON 8K S35 benefits from the advanced modularity of the RED ecosystem. Featuring cable-free peripherals, integrated mounting plate, wireless control, and compatibility with a growing number of DSMC2 modules and accessories.

Interchangeable I/O expanders enable you to configure your rig to fit every production type. Whether using your camera in a gimbal, run-and-gun, or studio environment—WEAPON has the ideal solution for your needs. WEAPON’s inherent usability frees you from cables by incorporating peripherals with integrated circuitry, including top handle and LCD display options that connect directly to the DSMC2™ BRAIN. Onboard wireless connectivity allows for remote camera control using iOS or Android mobile devices.

Constructed using RED’s innovative modular design, WEAPON integrates seamlessly with third party solutions. Interchangeable lens mounts and OLPF’s allow you to customize your rig and leverage your existing glass while LEMO adaptors and expanders provide convenient third party integrations. Your workflow has never been more customizable to your preferences.


• Intelligent OLPF system

• Data transfer rates up to 300 MB/s

• Simultaneously record in REDCODE® RAW and Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD file formats

• 19 megapixel sensor capturing 6K 2.4:1 at up to 100 fps

• 6K Full Frame at 75 fps

• Supports 1D and 3D LUTs

• Improved low light sensor performance

• Automatic black shade calibrations

• Onboard wireless connectivity allows for remote camera control using iOS or Android mobile devices

• Interchangeable I/O expanders provide the ability to configure your rig to fit every production type

• Ability to upgrade to a 8K sensor

• Carbon Fiber Body



Sensor Type

RED HELIUM 35.4 megapixels

Effective Pixels

8192 x 4320

Sensor Size

Dimensions: 29.9 x 15.77 mm

Diagonal: 33.8 mm

Dynamic Range

16.5+ stops


80 dB


Max Data Rates

Up to 275 MB/s using 480/960GB RED MINI-MAG

Up to 225 MB/s using 120/240GB RED MINI-MAG

Max Frame Rates

Full Format (1.9:1):

8192 x 4320: 30 fps

7168 x 3780: 30 fps

6144 x 3240: 75 fps

5120 x 2700: 96 fps

4096 x 2160: 120 fps

3072 x 1620: 150 fps

2048 x 1080: 240 fps

Scope (2.4:1):

8192 x 3456: 30 fps

7168 x 3024: 40 fps

6144 x 2592: 100 fps

5120 x 2160 120 fps

4096 x 1782 150 fps

3072 x 1296 200 fps

2048 x 864 300 fps

Playback Frame Rates (Project Timebase)

23.98/24/25/29.97/47.95/48/50/59.94/60 fps at all resolutions

Redcode Settings Range From 2:1 Up To 22:1 

REDCODE RAW: (available compression ratios)

6:1-22:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 x 4320) at 24 fps

7:1-22:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 x 4320) at 30 fps

2:1-22:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160) at 24 fps

4:1-22:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160) at 60 fps

Note: Compression ratios and resolutions are limited to the recording data rate limitations specified above

Apple ProRes:

4096 x 2160: ProRes 422 LT/422/422 HQ up to 29.97 fps

2048 x 1080: ProRes 422 LT/422/422 HQ/4444/4444 XQ up to 120 fps


4096 x 2160: DNxHR 8-bit HQ/SQ/LB, 12-bit HQX up to 29.97 fps

2048 x 1080: DNxHR 12-bit 444 up to 120 fps

1920 x 1080: DNxHD 8-bit HQ/SQ/LB, 10-bit 444/HQX up to 120 fps


Audio: Integrated dual channel digital stereo microphones

Sampling: Uncompressed 24-bit, 48 kHz

Remote Control: Integrated RED COMMAND PROTOCOL (R.C.P.) WiFi antenna

Monitor Outputs: 1 x Cable-free monitor connection (can be adapted to RED LEMO monitor connection to support current and legacy RED LCD monitors and EVFs)

Environmental Operating Temperature: 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C

Storage Temperature: -4 to 122°F / -20 to 50°C

Relative Humidity: 0-85%, non-condensing

Weight: 3.4 lb / 1.5 kg


Redcine-X Pro Delivery Formats

4K: DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (.RED via RRencode plugin)

2K: DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (.RED via RRencode plugin)

1080p RGB 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2 : QuickTime, JPEG, AVID AAF, MXF

1080p 4:2:0, 720p 4:2:0 : H.264, .MP4

Video Editing Software Compatibility 

Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer

DaVinci Resolve, Edius Pro, Final Cut Pro, Vegas Pro


RED Weapon Helium 8K S35 Camera

PL Mount w/ Port Cap

EVF Mount | OLED EVF w/ Eye Cup

7” LCD Touchscreen

Sidekick Side Panel LCD Display

15mm LW Bracket and Riser

15mm Studio Bridgeplate

Dovetail Plate | (2) 15mm Steel Rod

Top Cheeseplate w/Handle Bracket

Top Handle | Start/Stop Top Handle

Cableless AB Gold Mount

Cableless Redvolt XL Mount

Base Expander Module

Jetpack Expander Module

AC Power Supply w/ AC Cable

(2) RED 1B to XLR4 Power Cable

(2) XLR4 Power Cables

RED Station Mini-Mag Reader

Cable Bag:

AB DTap Splitter

TC/GEN/TRIG Breakout Cable

Wooden Camera A-Box

Firewire 9-9pin Cable

USB 3.0 to USB 3.0 Micro B Cable


USB Mini-Mag Reader DC Power

Mini-Mag AC Power Adapter

3/16” Alan Wrench

T20 Torx Wrench