RED EPIC

The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the RED EPIC website and/or camera manual. This includes information for the RED EPIC M-X 5K, the RED EPIC M-X 5K Monochrome, the RED EPIC Dragon 6K, the RED EPIC Dragon Monochrome and RED EPIC Dragon 6K Carbon Fibre. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

RED EPIC Compatible Memory Cards

Media Size
GB
Usable
Capacity
(FAT32)
Part
Number
Required Firmware / Notes
REDMAG 1.8" 48 750-0044 Requires:
DSMC 1.8" SSD Side Module (720-0013)
Or
Rear SSD Module (720-0009)
64 750-0025
128 750-0021
240¹ 750-0061
256 750-0026
512 750-0037
MINI-MAG 120 111.78 750-0075 v5.3.46 or later Requires:
RED MINI-MAG Side SSD Module (720-0021)
240 223.54 750-0082 v5.1.47 or later
480 447.08 750-0090 v6.3.75 or later
512 v4² 750-0078 v5.1.34 or later
512 v5² For v6.2: v6.2.60 or later
For v6.3: v6.3.17 or later
512 v6² For v6.2: v6.2.63 or later
For: v6.3 v6.3.27 or later
960 894.14 750-0087 v6.3.75 or later
1000³ 953.75 750-0081 v5.3.34 or later

Notes

¹The REDMAG 1.8″ SSD (240GB) requires that your camera is on firmware v5.1.44 or later.
² To see the Model number, got to Menu>Media>Device.
³ The RED MINI-MAG 1TB can take up to 20 seconds to mount to a computer or a camera

RED EPIC Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the RED EPIC M-X 5K, the RED EPIC M-X 5K Monochrome, the RED EPIC Dragon 6K, the RED EPIC Dragon Monochrome and RED EPIC Dragon 6K Carbon Fibre cameras using various recording formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Camera Resolution Aspect
Ratio
Frame Rate
fps
Storage Device REDCODE Recording Time
[hh:mm:ss] Minutes
EPIC Dragon 6K

EPIC Dragon 6K
Monochrome

EPIC Dragon 6K CF
6K Full Format 24 Mini-Mag 960GB RED MINI-MAG
(895GB)
4:1 01:26:00 86
8:1 02:51:00 171
13:1 04:38:00 278
18:1 06:25:00 385
22:1 07:50:00 470
120GB RED MINI-MAG
(112GB)
4:1 00:11:00 11
8:1 00:21:00 21
13:1 00:35:00 35
18:1 00:48:00 48
22:1 00:59:00 59
6K Full Format 24 1.8"
REDMAG
128GB REDMAG
(119GB)
5:1 00:14:00 14
8:1 00:23:00 23
13:1 00:37:00 37
18:1 00:51:00 51
22:1 01:03:00 63
48GB REDMAG
(44GB)
11:1 00:12:00 12
13:1 00:21:00 21
16:1 00:35:00 35
19:1 00:48:00 48
22:1 00:59:00 59
EPIC M-X 5K

EPIC M-X 5K
Monochrome
5K Full Format 24 Mini-Mag 960GB RED MINI-MAG
(895GB)
3:1 01:45:00 105
7:1 04:05:00 245
12:1 07:01:00 421
18:1 10:31:00 631
22:1 12:51:00 771
120GB RED MINI-MAG
(112GB)
3:1 00:13:00 13
7:1 00:31:00 31
12:1 00:53:00 53
18:1 01:19:00 79
22:1 01:37:00 97
5K Full Format 24 1.8"
REDMAG
128GB REDMAG
(119GB)
3:1 00:14:00 14
7:1 00:33:00 33
12:1 00:56:00 56
18:1 01:24:00 84
22:1 11:43:00 703
48GB REDMAG
(44GB)
7:1 00:12:00 12
10:1 00:17:00 17
14:1 00:24:00 24
18:1 00:31:00 31
22:1 00:38:00 38

RED Recording Time Calculator

For a complete breakdown of recording times using various media, resolutions and aspect ratios, frame rates, and REDCODE compression values, please see the RED Recording Time Calculator which can be found here.

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