RED Helium

At full 8K resolution, the HELIUM sensor captures 35.4 Megapixel motion and stills. Coupled with 60-75 fps, WEAPON 8K S35 provides an advanced VFX solution with creative flexibility. Other HELIUM sensor advancements include improved low-light sensitivity and dynamic range. 300 MB/s data rates allow you to take advantage of the lowest possible REDCODE setting, and record proxy 4K Apple ProRes or 4K Avid DNxHR formats, simultaneously.

As a DSMC2 camera, WEAPON 8K S35 benefits from advanced RED modularity, featuring cable-free peripherals, integrated mounting plate, wireless control, and compatibility with a growing number of DSMC2 modules and accessories. WEAPON also supports interchangeable lens mounts and OLPFs, enabling you to take full advantage of your existing S35-compatible PL, Nikon, Canon, and Leica lenses. This item includes a single DSMC2 Standard OLPF filter. Explore related products to view the Stealth or Filter 3-Pack iterations of this extraordinary imaging system.

*Variety of Lens Mounts Available Upon Request Available Upon Request

*Variety of OLPF Available Upon Request

Our Kit:

  • RED Weapon HELIUM 8K Camera Body
  • RED Weapon Dragon DSMC2 OLPF: Standard
  • DSMC2 Base Expander for RED Weapon
  • RED DSMC2 Sidekick
  • RED DSMC2 OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • Wooden Camera RED AIR EVF Mount (Rod)
  • Wooden Camera RED AIR EVF Mount Clamp
  • Wooden Camera Rod Clamp for Red Weapon
  • RED DSMC2 7″ Touchscreen LCD
  • RED LCD Cable
  • Wooden Camera Run/Stop Trigger Handle w/ End Cap
  • Wooden Camera Easy Top Plate with Lemo Adapter
  • Wooden Camera Easy Riser Shim Plate
  • (2) Wooden Camera NATO Side Arm
  • Wooden Camera 15LW Bracket for Shim Plate
  • Camera Dovetail Plate 12″
  • Arriflex 19mm Bridge Plate BP-8
  • Set of 19mm Rods
  • Set of 15mm Rods
  • (4) RED Mini-Mag 240GB SSD Card
  • RED Station RED Mini-Mag
  • Wooden Camera A-Box for RED Weapon
  • Wooden Camera Cable-less Gold Mount Module for RED Weapon
  • RED AC Power Adapter Elpac (For Epic & Weapon)
  • (4) Anton Bauer Dionic XT 150GM
  • Anton Bauer LP4 Quad Charger w/ AC Cable
  • Custom Hard Case for RED Weapon HELIUM

*EF Mount Available Upon Request


  • Sensor Type: HELIUM 35.4 Megapixel CMOS
  • Sensor Size: 29.90 mm x 15.77 mm (Diagonal: 33.80 mm)
  • Dynamic Range: 16.5+ stops
  • Max Frame Rates:
    • 60 fps at 8K Full Format (8192 x 4320), 75 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 x 3456)
    • 60 fps at 7K Full Format (7168 x 3780), 75 fps at 7K 2.4:1 (7168 x 3024)
    • 75 fps at 6K Full Format (6144 x 3240), 100 fps at 6K 2.4:1 (6144 x 2592)
    • 96 fps at 5K Full Format (5120 x 2700), 120 fps at 5K 2.4:1 (5120 x 2160)
    • 120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 x 2160), 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 x 1728)
    • 150 fps at 3K Full Format (3072 x 1620), 200 fps at 3K 2.4:1 (3072 x 1296)
    • 240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 x 1080), 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 x 864)
  • Weight: 3.35 (Body Only)