For those of you just checking in - I've taken all the comments from RED & Moderators in this thread up until now and consolidated them into a list here:
I'll continue following to see if new information is added.
This would go against the philosophy to slow down on updates and test them extensively before launch.
This would introduce, yet again, instability and crazy problems to the camera. And I guess this problem that can hurt RED's reputation yet again should stay in the past.
I think RED has its hand busy enough with all of this going on, that will continue to go on.
Having read Pierce Cook's summary of the information here, I don't think this has been asked yet-
Regarding the touchscreen LCDs- will they work with a stylus/finger, or just a finger? I ask because I have rather large hands, and things like iPhone touch screens are a real nuisance for me.
It would be awesome if Red could someday release a camera for the ~$1-3k market. But given their commitment to quality and their drive to make progress on their slate of professional products, it seems unlikely that they'll be catering to the "prosumer" market any time soon, if ever.
3K for $3k is a wonderful dream, and I think there are a lot of people that would have gone beyond their normal budgetary constraints for this sort of equipment to make such a purchase. But the sacrifices Red would have to make to meet that original goal would hinder what I perceive to be their main goal of meeting the needs of professionals (and their own needs as video fanatics) in order to cater to high-end consumers, semi-pros, amateurs, gadgeteers, hobbyists, students, cross-over professionals (e.g., wedding photographers), etc.—many of whom will still be able to afford the 2/3" Scarlet despite the price bump.
< $4800 for the 8X fixed Scarlet is definitely within the realm of "prosumer". That is less than what I paid for my first HVX200 nearly 4 years ago.
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