Z CAM E2-M4 Professional 4K Cinema Camera

Z CAM E2-M4 Professional 4K Cinema Camera

Z CAM E2-M4 Professional 4K Cinema Camera

This Z Cam E2-M4 4K Cinema Camera is in great physical and working condition and shows only minimal general wear attributable to prior use. Included is the camera body, D-Tap connector cable, 1x antenna and user manual.

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Features

  • 4K 2.4:1 (3840x1620) @ 160fps, 10-bit color
  • 4/3" WDR CMOS sensor
  • 13~15 stops dynamic range (16 stops with WDR enabled)
  • ZRAW (partial debayer)
  • Powers from separately available AC/DC adapter or L-series batteries
  • Image Processor
  • CMOS Sensor
  • 4K Video

The Z CAM E2-M4 Professional 4K Cinema Camera (Micro Four Thirds) features an interchangeable Micro Four Thirds lens mount and the familiar boxy and compact form factor of the original E2 camera. Like all Z CAM E2s with the latest update, the camera can record to ProRes RAW using select Atomos recorder/monitors. This compact camera records DCI and UHD 4K at up to 160 fps (3840x1620), 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.

Z Cam E2-M4's 4/3" sensor includes 10/12-bit color support and features nominal 13 stops of dynamic range with 16 stops when set to WDR. The camera 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.


Key Features of the Z CAM E2-M4 Professional 4K Cinema Camera (Micro Four Thirds)

  • 4K DCI and UHD up to 160fps
  • 4/3" WDR CMOS sensor
  • ProRes RAW & 12-Bit Color Support
  • ZRAW
  • Interchangeable lens mount
  • Powers from separately available AC/DC adapter or L-series batteries

Z CAM E2-M4 | 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
  • Triple native ISO 80/160/800
  • 13 stops of dynamic range using ZLog, and 16 stops of dynamic range in WDR mode
  • Built-in multi-frame noise reduction technology to produce clean footage
  • H.265 (10-bit colour) 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 colour, YUV 422)
  • Full-metal housing for efficient heat dissipation

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.


Interfaces and Expandability

  • USB Type-C port for live view and control via an 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

Camera Body

  • Made from aluminium 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

Z Camera iOS App Control

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.


  • MPN - ZCAM-E2M4
  • GTIN - 841687100016
Image Sensor Size 17.3 x 13 mm (4/3")
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Resolution Actual: 10.28 MP
Color Filter Bayer
Shutter Type Rolling Shutter
ISO 160 to 25,600 (Native)
80 to 12,800 (Expanded)
Advertised Dynamic Range 13 Stops