Redray 4K Player Now Shipping

June 20th, 2013
Redray 4K Player Now Shipping

REDRAY Player

Red has announced shipment of their REDRAY Player. The device supports native 4K video or upscaled HD, allowing full 4096×2160 playback.

The REDRAY sits between your UHDTV and content.  You connect via USB, network or SD, then output via HDMI (1X 1.4 HDMI, or 3X 1.3 HDMI) to your 4K ready device.

It supports 48-60FPS in 3D  and will be controllable by REDRAY iOS app.

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Here are the technical specifications:

Resolution: Up to 4096 × 2160 pixels, 2D or 3D
Dimensions: 380 × 60mm x 250 mm ( 14.8 × 2.2 × 9.8″ )
Weight: 5.9 Lbs
Material: Aluminium
Operating temperatures : Zero to 40 C
Storage temperatures: Minus 5 to 60C

Bit-depth (Color): YCbCr 12-bit 4:2:2 or RGB 8-bit 4:4:4
Colorimetry: ITU-R BT.709
Video file format: .RED (4K), .MP4 (1080p, 720p)
Playback frame rates: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 fps
Genlock: RS170A Tri-level Sync

Program output: 4K DCI, UltraHD, 1080p, 720p
Monitor output: 1080p, 720p
Output connections : 4 x HDMI 1.4 (Program), 2 x HDMI 1.3 (Monitor and Audio)

Notable features: Network based 4K 3D Playback System.

Media security: REDCrypt™ digital media encryption
Remote control: IR, 802.11, Ethernet

Digital media: Internet download, SDCard or USB-2 flash media

Audio file format: .RED (up to 7.1 Ch) .MP4 (Stereo)
Audio output: Up to 7.1 channel LPCM, 24-bit 48Khz

Storage capacity: 1TB Internal SATA Drive

Power: 120 – 240V 50 – 60Hz A.C.

This is further development of 4K support for the end devices, we saw it from Apple’s announcement earlier in the month also. With the amount of companies pushing 4K acquisition, it’s only natural progression that we’ll be starting to see devices that actually make use of it.

The REDRAY Player costs $1,750 and can be purchased from the RED website

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Casey Green
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June 23rd, 2013

Having one of the very first REDRAY players, if anyone wishes to continue to check out our adventures, feel free to follow us on FaceBook, Twitter, and Vimeo @RedCamCentral

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