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Z Cam E2 Series: price drops across the board! (Z CAM E2-M4 is only US$1,499)


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Z CAM E2-M4 @USD1,499
- Basically same as Z CAM E2 but without sync feature.
- Exterior design same as Z CAM E2 Flagship Series.
- Interchangeable MFT lens mount in standard package.
- Optional interchangeable EF, PL and M mount.
- Shipment will start first week of June.

Z CAM E2
- the only model that supports multi-cam sync feature.
- Price USD1,999 remains unchanged.

Z CAM E2-S6
- Price changed from USD2,995 to USD2,499

Z CAM E2-F6
- Price changed from USD4,995 to USD3,999

All Z CAM E2 series will soon support direct RTMP, RTMPS and SRT live streaming, including but not limited to Facebook and YouTube, without going through a computer.

 

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With that price drop, I think the Z Cam E2 M4 is now more appealing than the BMPCC4K which is now only marginally cheaper. 

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35 minutes ago, BTM_Pix said:

The free Resolve license is another factor in favour of the P4K.

Would be nice to have the option of the P4K being in that form factor though.

Absolutely. for me having an office, it was a big deal to have the license.

Also Braw starts becoming something of a mainstream option.

So, the price is even lower in reality.

@IronFilm

yes, because that is why the Z lower their prices also!

and, is it the dual ISO sensor? I ask because I do not remember.

because without that feature, I would never have bought a m43 camera, the noise even in low ISO was too much for me, with the 3200 is just incredible and no problem against bigger sensored cameras. 3200 is the max I shoot anyway.

To shoot Prores Raw you need an additional buy, and extra cost. I remember reading the Z raw being not as good at the moment.

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I am considering Z-Cam E2-series for a new VR rig. I know they also produce dedicated VR cameras, but the ZCam E2 ticks so many boxes:

-60fps

-high dynamic range (Log/Raw)

-high resolution

-4:3 aspect ratio (Useful for VR)

-sync

-ability to adjust interocular distance (By being 2 units instead of 1)

My main gripe is that they are physically a bit wide (91mm), which makes the minimum interocular distance quite large. It's also too bad that only the original E2 has the ability to sync.

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6 minutes ago, Kisaha said:

and, is it the dual ISO sensor? I ask because I do not remember.

because without that feature, I would never have bought a m43 camera, the noise even in low ISO was too much for me, with the 3200 is just incredible and no problem against bigger sensored cameras. 3200 is the max I shoot anyway.

To shoot Prores Raw you need an additional buy, and extra cost. I remember reading the Z raw being not as good at the moment.

The Z-Cam E2 and E2-M4: Native ISO: 500 / 2500 ( http://www.z-cam.com/e2/ http://www.z-cam.com/e2-m4/)

The full frame Z-Cam E2-F6: Dual Native ISO: 400 / 2500 ( http://www.z-cam.com/e2-f6/ )

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1 minute ago, UncleBobsPhotography said:

The Z-Cam E2 is Native ISO: 500 / 2500 ( http://www.z-cam.com/e2/ )

The full frame Z-Cam E2-F6: Dual Native ISO: 400 / 2500 ( http://www.z-cam.com/e2-f6/ )

so it isn't the same sensor as the P4K/GH5S, which is a huge minus for me. 

Do you know in what other camera the E2 sensor is used? maybe GH5? for me GH5 presents noise for very low ISO, a workhorse of a camera, but the reason I didn't buy one was that.

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6 minutes ago, Kisaha said:

and, is it the dual ISO sensor? I ask because I do not remember.

because without that feature, I would never have bought a m43 camera, the noise even in low ISO was too much for me, with the 3200 is just incredible and no problem against bigger sensored cameras. 3200 is the max I shoot anyway.

E2 (and I presume E2 M4) is assumed to share the "same" sensor as in the GH5S and BMPCC4K

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57 minutes ago, Anaconda_ said:

Does this also apply to the E2c? I can't see anywhere that it does.

That's already very inexpensive for what it is - cheapest 4k raw camera available (I think)

I guess technically not completely 100% price drops across the board, E2C seems to be excluded and is remaining the same. 

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4 hours ago, IronFilm said:

Z CAM E2-M4 @USD1,499
- Basically same as Z CAM E2 but without sync feature.
- Exterior design same as Z CAM E2 Flagship Series.
- Interchangeable MFT lens mount in standard package.
- Optional interchangeable EF, PL and M mount.
- Shipment will start first week of June.

Cheaper than an X-T3 at launch.

4 hours ago, IronFilm said:

Z CAM E2-S6
- Price changed from USD2,995 to USD2,499

Bargain alert!

Much more capable specs than the Pocket 6K.

4 hours ago, IronFilm said:

Z CAM E2-F6
- Price changed from USD4,995 to USD3,999

With that price drop, I think the Z Cam E2 M4 is now more appealing than the BMPCC4K which is now only marginally cheaper. 

Don't forget the cost of the screen and cage though.

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52 minutes ago, FranciscoB said:

It's too bad the audio is an aftertought on this cameras.

Go dual system!

39 minutes ago, Andrew Reid said:

Don't forget the cost of the screen and cage though.

You could skip the cage, and just use your own phone as a screen. (or a cheap sub $200 monitor. Many people use an external monitor with their BMPCC4K anyway)

  

5 minutes ago, Trek of Joy said:

WOW! The M4 is the swiss army knife of E2's - and I love how aggressive the Zcam team is adding features and options. They have the E-ND mount, m43, EF and so on - plus they're introducing their own speedbooster. At $1500 this is seriously tempting.

They are going hard in making sure there are lots of accessories too!

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