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RED’s EPIC and SCARLET cameras are modular by their nature, but if you wanted to power a RED Touch LCD and a RED EVF at the same time, your options were limited. The only solution up until now has been to use the Pro I/O Module (or the very expensive Meizler Module), which adds a number of features that you may not necessarily need. Now, RED has finally introduced the +1 Monitor Adapter, which adds an additional RED EVF/LCD port, as well as an auxiliary 4-pin Lemo power port, which can be adapted to 2-pins with a new RED adapter cable. The company has also opened enrollment for their 16-week REDucation X course, which begins in March. We have some information about the class below, as well as a video introducing the +1. More »

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Amid the hubbub of new product announcements this item has flown a bit under the radar — this Fall, RED will start offering a 16 week digital-cinema training course.  It aims to take students from pre-production to production to post-production while developing their own projects with the guidance of working professionals.  At first glance, it looks like a pretty interesting opportunity — you get to make projects on RED equipment, while learning the tools, craft and technique from experts.  But what will it cost?  And what are the pros and cons of this sort of program?: More »