It has been almost a year since we, a modern video camera based on the classic design of the 8mm and 16mm Bolex.
Since then, the original design has been finalised. Finished in carbonised aluminium, the new Bolex looks the part of a vintage video-taking machine. The spec sheet remains largely unchanged — to recap, it is able to record 2K (2048x1152) RAW video, has a Kodak CCD sensor and a 2.4-inch LCD screen.
Film website nofilmschool.com also reported that the Bolex now has a removable optical low pass filter, weather sealing, 24-bit 96k sound and USB 3.0 connectivity.
Three new lenses have also been announced for the C-mount body: 18mm, 10mm and 38mm at f/4. Naturally, the camera is compatible with all existing C-mount lenses.
Unfortunately, there's still no official word on when the camera will ship, though the price still looks like it will sit around the original estimate of US$3299.