Ślusarska 9, Kraków, Polska

Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent for any location in Europe

Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent

  • Up to 1500 fps at 2.5K resolution
  • Up to 2560 fps at FullHD resolution
  • 35mm depth-of-field
  • 12-bit sensor bit depth
  • Global shutter
  • Continuous high speed recording
  • Live preview
  • 16GB of internal memory
  • 128 GB Phantom CineMag II recording media
  • Phantom Cine raw and Apple ProRes 422 HQ recording formats
  • Interchangeable Nikon F lens mount (standard) and Canon EF (option)

Camera Features

It's a step forward

The Phantom Flex 2K sometimes referred to as the Phantom Flex 2.5K is one of the most advanced high-speed cameras on the market. It replaces the Phantom HD Gold Phantom camera. Compared to its predecessor, this camera offers improved sensitivity making it easier to achieve proper exposure even with low exposure times required by high-speed takes.

It's fast, very fast

With its full resolution of 2,560×1,600 pixels, the Phantom Flex 2K provides a field of view and depth of field similar to the Super 35 mm. The sensor uses a global shutter, which prevents rolling shutter artifacts. In its top configuration, it captures color high-speed images in 12bit Cine raw format. In FullHD, it provides the highest frame rate achievable among movie cameras, a whopping 2,560 frames-per-second and up to 1,450 frames-per-second at full 2.5K resolution. The 16GB internal memory lets you capture up to 5 seconds in FullHD with a running time of 3 minutes when played back. The camera also supports continuous capture at 195 frames-per-second in 2.5K and up to 362 frames-per-second in FullHD directly to CineMag II removable media.

It's made for filmmakers

The 12 bit Cine raw file format ensures the highest quality high-speed capture and provides maximum flexibility in post-production. The Cine raw format is currently supported by many types of editing software, so you do not need to transcode it to other formats. The 10 bit Apple ProRes 422 HQ format is also available, which lets you store high quality video, simplifies workflow, saves disk space, and shortens data transfer time. Thanks to its capability to record uncompressed raw as well as industry-standard compression, the workflow is just as flexible as your frame rate options.

You can adjust the camera settings using the Phantom Flex 2K interface, which ensures intuitive use, improves your productivity on set, and lets you do it all without connecting to a computer. Moreover, the camera also provides a continuous live view both in in 1080p.

It's works great in studio setup

The Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent is mainly dedicated for movie sets where it can be controlled via a laptop. We offer one CineMag II which provides flexibility with your camera work and allows you to record up to over a dozen high-speed takes without having to use the computer. When planning a set with frequent changes of the shooting location, we recommend the Phantom VEO 4K Phantom Flex 4K or Phanotm Miro kits available from High Speed Rental.

ProRes package Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent

Workflow options without CineMag II

Direct Offload Mode

Files can be downloaded directly from the internal memory via 1GB Ethernet

  • 12 bit packed to 10 bit Cine raw format
  • long down time between takes on the set
  • around eight minutes per full five seconds
  • on average, around one minute per take after selecting the in and out points

External Recorder Mode

Files can also be recorded on an external recorder, e.g. Atomos Shogun, while previewing the recording from internal memory

  • 10 bit ProRes or DnxHR format
  • each take must be played back in real time, which usually means the picture slows down 40 times
  • almost four minutes per full five seconds
  • on average, about half a minute per take after selecting the in and out points

RAW package Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent

Workflow options including CineMag II

Loop Mode

Files are first stored in the 16GB internal memory and then copied to the 128GB CineMag II removable media

  • 12 bit packed to 10 bit Cine raw format
  • significantly reduced down time between takes on set
  • several seconds downtime per five seconds of recording
  • on average, several seconds per take after selecting the in and out points

Run Stop Mode

Files can be recorded directly on the CineMag II removable storage while bypassing the integrated memory

  • 12 bit packed to 10 bit Cine raw format
  • no down time between takes, images are stored on the removable storage in real time
  • frame rate is limited to 195 frames-per-second in 2.5K and to 362 frames-per-second in FullHD

Because we can only offer one 128 GB CineMag II, some down time is required for copying the footage once the CineMag becomes full. If this is not feasible on your film set, we advise using the recommended modes without the CineMag or considering the Phantom Flex4K or Phantom Miro camera hire available from High Speed Rental.

CineMag II

CineMag II available with RAW package Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent is a unique flash drive dedicated for Phantom Flex 2K cameras. It works just like an SSD drive or a memory stick, but it is much faster. It lets you store multiple high-speed takes on a single medium. The data is off loaded on to SSDs as Cine raw files.
The 128GB CineMag II fits almost thirty minutes of video played back at 25 frames-per-second. When recording at fewer than 326 frames-per-second in FullHD, you can record the image directly to CineMag, bypassing the camera’s internal memory. This lets you record very long takes.

Tech Specs

Lens mount Nikon F (standard), Canon EF (option)
Sensor type CMOS
Sensor size Super 35mm (S35) 25.6 x 14.4mm
Maximum resolution 2650 x 1600 pixel
Pixel count 4.24 Megapixels
Bit depth 12 bits
Dynamic range 13 stops
Base ISO 1000
Shutter 360 degrees adjustable global, electronic shutter, Internal mechanical shutter for hands-free and remote Black Balances
Internal RAM memory 16GB
Storage medium CineMag II 128 GB
Recording format Cine raw (to get the most out of your grade), Apple ProRes 422 HQ (external)
Maximum datarate 8,5 GB/s
Video out: 2 x 3G HD-SDI which can be configured as independent 4:2:2 1080p signals or used together to supply a dual-link 4:4:4 output
Power input 2x Fisher 3-pin 24V
Power tension 20-36 VDC
Power draw 80-150W
Onboad battery
Power outputs 2 x Fischer 4-pin Female
Dimensions 29.2 x 14 x 12.7 cm
Weight 5.33 kg (11.75 lbs)

Frame Rates

Image resolution Maximum frame rate in Standard Mode recording Recording time in Loop Mode Maximum frame rate in Run/Stop Mode recording direct to CineMag
2560 x 1600 1456 fps 3.7 seconds 195 fps
1920 x 1080 2564 fps 3.9 seconds 361 fps
1920 x 1600 1736 fps 3.9 seconds 244 fps
1280 x 720 5355 fps 4.5 seconds 868 fps

Picture Characteristics

Image resolution Image proportions Sensor dimensions (mm) Image Circle
2560 x 1600 2.5K full sensor max res 1.6:1 25.6 x 16.0 30.2 mm
1920 x 1080 FullHD (FHD) 1.78:1 19.2 x 10.8 22 mm
1920 x 1600 anamorphic 1.2:1 19.2 x 16.0 24.9 mm
1280 x 720 HD 1.78:1 12.8 x 7.2 14.6 mm

Please consider preparing yourself well for Phantom Flex 2K Camera Rent by checking out the Phantom Recording Time Calculator were you will find more details on frame rates, as well as recording times. Please use the following values for our camera:

  • Camera Model: Phantom Flex std or Phantom Flex HQ (depending on the desired recording mode)
  • Memory: 16GB