EPIC DRAGON Technical Specifications

EPIC DRAGON Technical Specifications



Sensor Type

RED DRAGON® 19.4 Megapixel CMOS

Effective Pixels

6144 x 3160

Sensor Size

30.7 mm x 15.8 mm (Diagonal: 34.5 mm)

Dynamic Range

16.5+ stops

Max Data Rates

Up to 200 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG® (480GB, 512GB, 960GB & 1TB)

Up to 170 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (120GB & 240GB) or REDMAG™ 1.8"

Max Frame Rates1

75 fps at 6K Full Format (6144 x 3160), 100 fps at 6K 2.4:1 (6144 x 2592)

96 fps at 5K Full Format (5120 x 2700), 120 fps at 5K 2.4:1 (5120 x 2160)

120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160), 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 x 1728)

150 fps at 3K Full Format (3072 x 1620), 200 fps at 3K 2.4:1 (3072 x 1296)

240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 x 1080), 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 x 864)

Playback Frame Rates
(Project Time Base)

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

Best Available REDCODE® Settings1

To see all of the maximum available REDCODE values, see the DSMC Media Operation Guide

Acquisition Formats

Go to EPIC DRAGON Formats for a full list


Aluminum Alloy


5 lbs (BRAIN only)

Operating Temperature

0˚C to 40˚C (32˚F to 104˚F)

Storage Temperature

–20˚C to 50˚C (–4˚F to 122˚F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 85% non-condensing

Color Management

3D LUT capabilities with REDCAST® Module


2 channel, uncompressed, 24-bit, 48 kHz

Optional 4 channel, and AES/EBU digital audio

Remote Control

Ethernet, RS232, and GPI Trigger

Wireless control with optional REDMOTE® and R.C.P.™ Bridge

Monitor Outputs

3G-SDI (HD-SDI) and HDMI® with Frame Guides and Lookaround

1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p RGB or 4:2:2

480p RGB or 4:2:2 (HDMI Only)

SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48 kHz Audio

Monitor Options

DSMC2® RED® Touch 4.7" LCD and DSMC2 RED Touch 7.0" LCD compatible with DSMC2 LCD/EVF Adaptor B and LCD/EVF cable.

RED Touch 9.0" LCD, RED Touch 7.0" LCD, RED Touch 5.0" LCD, RED PRO 7" LCD, RED Touch 7.0" LCD, DSMC2 RED EVF (OLED), BOMB® EVF (OLED), and BOMB EVF (LCOS) compatible with LCD/EVF cable.

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 Compatibility2

Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Avid Media Composer®, DaVinci Resolve®, Edius Pro®, Final Cut Pro®, Vegas Pro®

  1. REDCODE values and max frame rates may vary based on selected acquisition format, aspect ratio, project time base, Lookaround setting, and SSD. For more information, see the DSMC Media Operation Guide.
  2. Third-party non-linear editing (NLE) applications may have limited compatibility with R3D files.
EPIC/SCARLET Operation Guide
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