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.
Will support 12-bit ProRes RAW recording over HDMI when used with select Atomos recorder/monitors.
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.
Will support RTMP, RTPS, and SRT live streaming directly from the camera without requiring a computer.
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.
|Image Sensor Size||17.3 x 13 mm (4/3")|
|Sensor Resolution||Actual: 10.28 MP|
|Shutter Type||Rolling Shutter|
|ISO||160 to 25,600 (Native)
80 to 12,800 (Expanded)
|Advertised Dynamic Range||13 Stops|