RED have been toying with us for the past few months about their next release. Although their hype was getting just a teeny bit annoying, GadgetHeat has to admit that we are impressed by the new RED modular camera DSMC system, including the out-of-this-world EPIC 617 Mysterium Monstro.
The user can self-construct this new RED DSLR by combing a series of ‘brains’ encapsulated in sensors named the Mysterium (I have to give credit to RED marketing guys for the names).
The Mysterium can be used to create anything from 5D DSLR cameras, video cameras, prosumer camcorders, and even a host of 3D units. It’s a veritable feast of build-your-own (or build-your-brain, as RED says).
The RED DSMC system is an impressive (and expensive) idea. You can even adapt it to be compatible with parts from other camera makers, including Canon
. If GadgetHeat were into taking lots of pictures, we would be gnashing our teeth, waiting for this to be released.
The release date is an as-yet-announced murky point in the future, but the price? The price is a very concrete figure hovering anywhere between $2500 for the 3k RED Scarlet and $55,00 for the 28k EPIC 617 Mysterium Monstro, depending on how you configure the beast. Pics below.