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KineFinity Terra 5K & 6K cameras or 5K for under $5K
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  • Meh, it isn't too unusual really. Just look at BMD! Or RED! Or heck, Arri etc have backlogs etc that they struggle to fill in a timely manner.

  • I thought they were being pretty optimistic.

  • Here are the latest release dates from Kinefinity for the TERRA 6K and the TERRA 5K. http://hdvideoshop.com/kinefinity-cameras/2505-kinefinity-terra-5k-6k-preorder.html

    Terra 6K Preorder - mid-August

    Terra 5K Preorder - September

  • Anyone heard anything on the 5k and 6k Terra ? Looks like some kind of delay here

  • Not really pricing nuances, those are package prices with media, monitor, and rig and optional modules... Still 5k for $5k for a working camera you can put an off the shelf ssd in and control and power without accessories.

  • As I suspected, the actual price in Europe will be 8.500 euro (VAT excluded) for 5K complete version and 8.999 euro (VAT excluded) for 6K complete version. Source: http://hdvideoshop.com/kinefinity/2505-kinefinity-terra-5k-6k-preorder.html

    So, cheap, with 'some' nuances.

  • I want 2k for 2 thousand dollars.

    Then get a BMCC MFT or BMPCC.

  • 5k for 5 grand

    6k for 6 grand

    I want 2k for 2 thousand dollars.

  • But they certainly do need a half decent English speaking PR person

    At least ask for test camera, tell them that you will make review for PV.

  • Haha nooo! But they certainly do need a half decent English speaking PR person

  • @IronFilm

    Contact them and ask for payment.

  • Is another day, and have written yet another blog post about Kinefinity​..... perhaps I am trying to singlehandedly double the amount of English content online written about Kinefinity! ;-)

    http://ironfilm.co.nz/what-if-kinefinitys-kinemount-became-a-universal-cinema-mount/

  • Is by any chance KineMount an open mount like say Micro Four Thirds is? I am guessing it is not.

    There is a thread over on BMCuser about possible interchangeable mounts for BMD cameras.

    Got me thinking that the absolute best result would be if BMD adopted the FZ mount in future cameras. FZ mount is what is used in the Sony F3/F5/F55, which I've used and is an absolutely wonderful mount! You can adapt it to anything else, for instance I've got a rock solid Nikon F mount on my Sony PMW-F3. So it works, and FZ is an already popular mount used by many.

    But Sony will never let BMD use FZ mount. Thus the very nearly almost as good option is to talk with Kinefinity and see if they'd open up KineMount for everybody to use (in many ways KineMount is like Sony FZ mount, and kinda better... as Kinefinity have a focal reducer option! Yay). As if that happened it would be tremendously good news for both companies, and a massive result to help the indy / hobbyist / low / medium budget film industry.

    Be great if Kinefinity and BMD could talk together with each other to create a universal mount system which can go onto dominate the film industry in the future.

    http://www.bmcuser.com/showthread.php?16668-Possible-interchangeable-mounts-for-4-6K

  • Do you have a link to something that explains this in detail?

    I do not remember specific links, you can look papers on sensors design and global shutter in specifics.

  • @Vitaliy_Kiselev Do you have a link to something that explains this in detail? Im interested in learning more about it.

  • Hope they get more sales in the US with those new cameras.. on paper they look promising, but I think Blackmagic will dominate the $5K market which will make it very difficult for them.

  • An engineer told me it's the extra circuitry occupying some of the light sensitive area.

    It is different, in almost all modern sensors you do not have anything reducing light sensitive area. Sensors that have both rolling and global modes have different DR in this modes. DR is mostly related to reset and readout process as all other standard parts are same.

  • With current CMOS technology dynamic range is always less for GS (if all other parameters are equal). An engineer told me it's the extra circuitry occupying some of the light sensitive area.