Just announced and set to hit ship in January 2019, RED dropped some details about a new DSMC2 Production Module (V-Lock) to mount directly to your RED BRAIN. Designed for all manner of professional shooting configurations, let’s take a look at this lightweight and durable aluminum alloy module and its range of video, power, communication, and audio connections.

Also, in related RED news, RED has also announced a new "entry-level" Dragon-X option. Here are the full details if you're interested.

The RED DSMC2 Production Module

RED’s DSMC2 Production Module incorporates an industry standard V-Lock mount to power your RED camera and includes three BNC video connectors to maximize your monitoring flexibility. It also includes two standard XLR connections (each featuring a 3-position selector switch). You can check out the full stats below - or read more as shared on REDuser.net.


  • 2x 3G-SDI outputs (75 Ω BNC), 60 Hz max frame rate

  • Monitor output (75 Ω BNC), 60 Hz max frame rate

  • 2x 24V Aux Power / Remote Start/Stop Outputs (3-Pin Fischer), 2.5A Shared

  • Aux Power Output (2-Pin 0B LEMO), 3.0A

  • Aux Power Output (2-Pin P-Tap), 3.0A

  • DC IN (6-Pin 1B LEMO socket)

  • 2x Balanced Audio inputs (3-Pin, full size XLR female)

  • Stereo Headphone output (3.5 mm jack)

  • Timecode input/output (5-Pin 0B LEMO)

  • Genlock input (75 Ω BNC)

  • Gigabit Ethernet input/output (9-Pin 0B LEMO)

  • CTRL (Tally OUT / RS-232 Rx and Tx) (4-Pin 00 LEMO)

  • USB Power output (Type A socket), 1.5A


  • 2-position slider switch


  • 2 channel, uncompressed, 24-bit, 48 KHz

  • Input Formats: Balanced Line, Balanced Mic (w/o Phantom Power), Balanced Mic (w/ 48 V Phantom Power)

Price: $4,750