VariCam LT – The Cinematic VariCam Look in Your Hands



General Specification

Power DC 12 V (11.0 V – 17.0 V)
Power Consumption 47 W, with body only
77 W, with all optional accessories connected and maximum power supplied from each output terminal
Operating Temperature 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity 10% to 85% (relative humidity)
Storage Temperature –20 °C to 60 °C (–4 °F to 140 °F)
Weight Approx. 2.7 kg (6.0 lb), excluding handle and accessories
Approx. 3.0 kg (6.6 lb), including handle, excluding accessories
Dimensions (W x H x D) 184.0 mm x 230.5 mm x 247.0 mm
(7-1/4 inches x 9-3/32 inches x 9-3/4 inches)
Body only, excluding protrusion and accessories
Ensure that the total current taken from the DC OUT terminal, LENS/GRIP terminal, DC OUT/RS terminal and USB HOST terminal does not exceed 30 W.

Camera Unit

Pickup Device Super 35 mm, MOS sensor
Number of Pixels Total pixels: Approx.10.3 million pixels,
Effective pixels: Approx. 8.9 million pixels
Lens Mount EF mount
Optical Filter ND filter:
1: CLEAR, 2: 0.6 ND, 3: 1.2 ND, 4: 1.8 ND
Gain setting Native ISO: 800, 5000
800 Base: 200 to 4000
5000 Base: 1250 to 12800
[ISO] mode: ISO 200 to ISO 12800
[dB] mode: –12 dB to 14 dB (2 dB step)
Shutter Speed [deg] mode: 1.0 deg to 358 deg (0.1 deg step)
[sec] mode: 1/24 sec. to 1/250 sec. (for 24p)
Sensitivity [GAIN MODE]=[NORMAL], [GAMMA]=[VIDEO45]
F7 (2000 lx, 3200k, 89.9% reflection, 1080/59.94p)
F8 (2000 lx, 3200k, 89.9% reflection, 1080/50p)

Memory Card Recorder

Recording Media Main slot x 1: expressP2 card, P2 card
Sub slot x 1: SD memory card
Recording Resolution 4096 x 2160 (4K), 3840 x 2160 (UHD),
2048 x 1080 (2K), 1920 x 1080 (HD)
Recording Frame Rate 4K/UHD: Maximum 60 fps or 50 fps
2K/HD: Maximum 240 fps or 200 fps
System Frequency 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p, 59.94i, 50i
Recording Format
(Main Recorder)
AVC-Intra4K422, AVC-Intra4K-LT, AVC-Intra2K444, AVC-Intra2K422,
AVC-Intra2K-LT, AVC-Intra444,AVC-Intra422, AVC-Intra-LT, AVC-Intra100,
ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444
Recording Format (Sub Recorder) AVC-LongG6Recording
Video Signal 4096 x 2160/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
3840 x 2160/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
2048 x 1080/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
1920 x 1080/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 59.94i, 50i
Recording Time*1
(Main Codec)
When using expressP2 card 512 GB and when [FREQUENCY]= [23.98p]
AVC-Intra4K422, 23.98 fps: Approx. 180 min.
AVC-Intra4K422, VFR ON, 30 fps: Approx. 146 min.
AVC-Intra4K-LT, VFR ON, 60 fps: Approx. 128 min.
AVC-Intra422, VFR ON, 60 fps: Approx. 260 min.
ProRes 422 HQ VFR
Recording Time*1
(Sub Codec)
AVC-LongG6: Approx. 655 min.

Digital Video

Quantizing AVC-Intra2K444, AVC-Intra444: 12 bit
Others: 10 bit
Video Compression Format AVC-Intra4K422, AVC-Intra4K-LT, AVC-Intra2K444, AVC-Intra2K422,
AVC-Intra2K-LT, AVC-Intra444,AVC-Intra422, AVC-Intra-LT,
AVC-Intra100: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Intra Profile ProRes 422 HQ,
ProRes 4444: Apple ProRes*2

Digital Audio

Recording Audio Signal 48 kHz/24 bit, 4 ch
Headroom 18 dB/20 dB switchable menu

AVC Proxy

File Format MOV
Video Compression Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 High Profile
Audio Compression Format AAC
Recording Time*3 Approx. 655 min.
When using a 64 GB SDXC memory card

Video Input/Output

SDI OUT1/ SDI OUT2 HD (1.5 G)/3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω
VF SDI HD (1.5 G)/3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω

Audio Input/Output

INPUT 1/2 XLR x 1, 5-pin
INPUT 3/ INPUT 4 XLR x 2, 3-pin, Supports menu switching to select LINE/MIC or enable/disable the power supply of the microphone.
PHONES Stereo mini jack
Speaker 20 mm diameter, round x 1

Other Input/Output

GENLOCK IN HD (1.5 G) /3G-SDI, 0.8 V[p-p], 75 Ω
TC IN/OUT BNC x 1, Input/Output switching
Input: 0.5 V [p-p] to 8 V [p-p], 10 kΩ
Output: 2.0 V [p-p] ± 0.5 V[p-p], low impedance
DC IN XLR x 1, 4-pin, DC 12 V (DC 11.0 V – 17.0 V)
DC OUT/RS 4-pin, DC 12 V (DC 11.0 V – 17.0 V), maximum output current 1.0 A
DC OUT 2-pin, DC12 V (DC 11.0 V – 17.0 V), maximum output current 1.0 A
LENS/GRIP 12-pin
USB DEVICE USB2.0 devices : Type B connector, 4-pin
USB HOST USB2.0 host : Type A connector, 4-pin
CONTROL PANEL 20-pin, control panel contact terminals
EF Mounting Contact 8-pin

Control Panel

Control Panel LCD, 3.5-type QHD color monitor, approx. 1.56 million dots

*1: Figures are for continuous recording as one clips. Depending on the number or clips, the overall recording time may be shorter than the above.
*2: ProRes is licensed from Apple Inc. Apple ProRes codec is under license from Atomos. Atomos is a trademark and copyright of Atomos Global Pty. Ltd.
*3: Reference value for continuous recording. The recording the may differ depending on the scene or the number of clips.