Z CAM E2-M4 4K Cinema Camera

prores raw

  • 12-Bit ProRes RAW recording over HDMI to the Ninja V 5” HDR monitor-recorder
  • 4K @160fps*, 10-bit color
  • 4/3″ WDR CMOS sensor
  • 13~15 stops dynamic range (16 stops with WDR enabled)
  • ZRAW (partial debayer)
  • Gigabit Ethernet for data, control & live streaming**

*4K 2.4:1 (3840×1620) resolution
**Requires Z CAM software running on PC

84,995.00

Description

The Z CAM E2-M4 Professional 4K Cinema Camera features an interchangeable Micro Four Thirds lens mount, a Flagship Series housing, and like all Z CAM E2s with the latest update, the ability to record ProRes RAW using select Atomos recorder/monitors. This compact camera records DCI and UHD 4K at up to 160 fps, as well as HD up to 240 fps, and records to a CFast 2.0 card (not included). A future update will enable the E2-M4 to will support RTMP, RTPS, and SRT live streaming directly from the camera without requiring a computer. The camera features a 4/3″ sensor with 10/12-bit color support and nominal 13 stops of dynamic range with 16 stops when set to WDR. ISO settings include 500 and 2500 in native mode, 250 and 1250 with WDR activated, and a total manual range of 500 to 102,400. The E2-M4 supports recording in ProRes 422 in 10-bit, as well as H.265 and H.264 codecs for efficient compressing of your image.

The E2-M4 can be controlled via serial ports, a 2.5mm LANC connector, a USB Type-C port, an Ethernet port, or by the Z Camera iOS app to control the camera via Wi-Fi and to view a live image preview and to configure settings. The camera can record time-lapse, slow motion, and can even live stream via its Gigabit Ethernet port. Power the E2-M4 camera from a separately available L-series battery or AC adapter.

Note:

An AC power supply or battery is not included.

ProRes RAW

Will support 12-bit ProRes RAW recording over HDMI when used with select Atomos recorder/monitors.

Interchangeable Micro Four Thirds Mount

The included MFT mount can be swapped out for separately available ARRI PL or Leica M lens mounts, giving you access to a wide array of lenses.

Direct Streaming from Camera

Will support RTMP, RTPS, and SRT live streaming directly from the camera without requiring a computer.

4K Capture and Recording

  • Records DCI/UHD 4K up to 160 fps or 1080p up to 240 fps, to the limit of your recording media’s capacity
  • Native ISO: 500 and 2500, with WDR activated: 250 and 1250
  • 13-15 stops of dynamic range using Z-Log2, and 16 stops of dynamic range in WDR mode
  • Built-in multi-frame noise reduction technology to produce clean footage
  • H.265 (10-bit color) internal recording on CFast 2.0 card
  • 10-bit ProRes recording in 422 HQ, 422, 422 LT, and 422 Proxy is supported
  • Video output through HDMI 2.0 is supported (up to DCI 4K at 60 fps, 10-bit color, YUV 422)
  • Full metal housing for efficient heat dissipation

Interfaces and Expandability

  • USB Type-C port for live view and control via iOS device with Z Camera app installed
  • The USB Type-C port can also be used for external SSD recording
  • Ethernet port for live view, control, and file transfer to browser or computer running Z CAM software
  • HTTP API and SDK are also available
  • COM (RS232) port supports UART protocol
  • LANC port for remote control including power on/off

iOS App

Z Camera is a mobile application for camera live preview and control through Wi-Fi/USB cable connection. It allows you to start/stop recording and adjust the camera settings remotely, and also has advanced features on-camera live preview. It can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

Camera Body

  • Made from aluminum for strength and heat dissipation
  • Nine threaded mounting holes around the outside chassis
  • Sensor plane marking for accurate distance measurements
  • Powers from separately available AC/DC adapter or L-series batteries
  • Active, interchangeable MFT mount

Supported Lenses

Panasonic Lumix 14mm f/2.5 G
Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm f/4 ASPH
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH.POWER O.I.S.
Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH.
Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens
Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 II ASPH. POWER O.I.S.
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH.
Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S
Lumix G X Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Power O.I.S.Sigma 19mm F2.8 DN Art
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.2 PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm f/1.2 PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm f/3.5 Macro
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO

Technical Specifications

Disclaimer: All product features and technical specifications stated are subjected to Z CAM ‘s sole interpretation and explanation. Product specifications reflect both current and projected information. Everything is subject to change.

Camera Features

Sensor Type
4/3″ WDR CMOS Sensor
Sensor Size
19.0 x 13.0 mm
Effective Pixels
10.28M
Dynamic Range
13~15 Stops (Z-Log2) / 16 Stops (with WDR activated)
Lens Mount
MFT mount (interchangeable)
Microphone
Built-in Stereo Microphone

Recording

Resolution
4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 3840 x 2160 (4K)
4096 x 1728 (C4K 2.4:1) / 3840 x 1620 (4K 2.4:1)
3696 x 2772 / 3312 x 2760
2704 x 1600 / 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate
59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25 / 24 / 23.98 fps
Max Variable Frame Rate
120 fps for 4096 x 2160 (H.265 only)
120 fps for 3840 x 2160 (H.265 only)
150 fps for 4096 x 1728 (H.265 only)
160 fps for 3840 x 1620 (H.265 only)
160 fps for 2704 x 1600 (H.265 only)
59.94 fps for 3696 x 2772
59.94 fps for 3312 x 2760
240 fps for 1920 x 1080 (H.265 only)
* Please refer to “Appendix 1” for more detail of the max frame rate for different encoders.
Max Bit Rate
H.265 / H.264
300 Mbps for 4096 x 2160 / 3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 1728 / 3840 x 1620 / 3696 x 2772 / 3312 x 2760 / 2704 x 1600
200 Mbps for 1920 x 1080
Color Bit Depth
10-bit (H.265) & 8-bit (H.264)
Video Encoder
12-bit ProRes Raw / 12-bit ZRAW (partial debayer) / Proxy / H.265 main 10 profile / H.264 high profile
Audio Format
24-bit 48 kHz
Audio Encoder
AAC / PCM (for MOV only)
File Format
MOV / MP4
Record Mode
Video / Time Lapse Video

Settings

ISO
Auto, Manual (500 ~ 102400 / 250 ~ 51200 with WDR activated), Native ISO: 500 / 2500 (250 / 1250 with WDR activated)
Shutter
Shutter Speed: Auto, Manual (up to 1/8000”) or
Shutter Angle: Auto, Manual (1° ~ 360°)
White Balance
Auto, Preset, Manual (2300K ~ 7500K)
Focus Mode
MF / AF / CAF
Image
Brightness / Contrast / Saturation / Sharpness
Image Profile
Rec.709 / Z-Log2 / FLAT / HLG
Audio
Audio In / Out Level
Time Code
Current Time / Manual Input / External Input

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