At Exapro, we offer a diverse range of used 5K cameras, essential for ultra-high-resolution video production in the broadcast, film, and audio industries. These advanced cameras are designed to capture incredibly detailed and vibrant footage, providing unmatched clarity and color accuracy. Our 5K cameras range in price from €5,000 for basic models to €50,000 for top-tier, professional-grade units from leading brands like RED, Blackmagic Design, Canon, and Sony. Each camera features unique specifications such as sensor size, frame rate, dynamic range, and connectivity options, ensuring they meet your specific production needs.

When selecting a 5K camera, consider key factors like the type of projects (e.g., feature films, television series, commercial productions), required resolution and frame rate, low-light performance, and the availability of compatible lenses and accessories. These elements are crucial for achieving high-quality video production, optimizing workflow efficiency, and meeting the demands of various shooting environments. Investing in our used 5K cameras not only provides access to cutting-edge equipment at significantly reduced prices but also supports sustainable practices by extending the lifecycle of high-performance technology. Trust in Exapro's commitment to excellent customer service and find the perfect camera to elevate your video production capabilities.

Explore Exapro’s listings today to discover reliable 5K cameras that deliver exceptional performance and value for your broadcast, film, and audio production needs.

Used SCHNEIDER XENON PL LENS SET (Full Frame)

Year: 2019

The set contains 5 lens of 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, f2,1 all in mint condition in hard travelling case. Also there is a Red Pro Prime 18mm, f1,8 to cover the wider angle shots.

The ARRI ALEXA Mini Cinema Camera

Year: 2016

The ARRI ALEXA Mini Cinema Camera Kit is a game-changer for filmmakers seeking unparalleled image quality and flexibility. This camera system is designed for versatility, offering both PL and Canon EF mounts, making it adaptable to a wide range of lenses. Whether you're shooting a feature film, commercial, or documentary, the ALEXA Mini delivers exceptional results. Key Technical Specifications: Camera …


Used RED Gemini 5K S35

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RED introduced the new GEMINI® 5K S35 sensor for the RED EPIC-W camera. Used RED Gemini 5K S35 everages dual sensitivity modes to provide creators with greater flexibility for a variety of shooting environments. Whether capturing with GEMINI’s Standard Mode for well-lit conditions or its Low Light Mode for darker environments, Used RED EPIC-W 5K S35 delivers incredible dynamic range …

Used Panasonic AW-UE160K 4K PTZ Camera (BLACK)

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FEATURES Uncompromising shooting performance and operability Optical low-pass filter significantly reduces moiré Newly developed 4K Sensor offering superior sensitivity Significantly improved Autofocus with advanced technology SMPTE 2110 Support with purchase of additional software key The AW-UE160 4K PTZ camera features a newly developed 4K 1” MOS sensor that offers the highest sensitivity of Panasonic’s entire PTZ lineup. Production teams shooting …

Panasonic AK-UC4000 Camera

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The Used Panasonic AK-UC4000 studio camera is yet another Panasonic innovation in broadcast technology. Users can operate the Used Panasonic AK-UC4000 camera in both 4K and HD modes. In HD mode the Used Panasonic AK-UC4000 produces HD images with high sensitivity and low noise. In addition to the functions appreciated in previous studio camera series such as DRS and CineGamma, …

Used Panasonic Varicam LT - 4K EF Mount Cinema Camera with accessories

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The Panasonic Varicam LT is a 4K HDR compact professional cinema camera, available in used condition, coming with its own accessories. Working perfectly, it is fully serviced by the technical lab and covered with a 3 months warranty. Main features of the Panasonic Varicam LT Lightweight 4K Camera with Super35mm sized CMOS sensor 4448×2308 pixels AVC-Intra 4K codec (records 4K …

Red Gemini DSMC2 5K S35 Camera

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For flexibility in any situation, GEMINI is RED's highest sensitivity sensor to date and offers significantly increased performance in low-light settings and improved performance in shadows. A DSMC2 BRAIN is capable of data write speeds of 300 MB/s, and can simultaneously record in REDCODE RAW and Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD. With features like cable-free peripherals, integrated media bay, wireless …

Used Panasonic AK-PLV100GSJ 4K PL-Mount Studio Camera

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Large Format Sensor and PL Mount for Various Expression 5.7K Super 35mm sensor and PL Lens mount for a shallow-depth look Switchable frame rate between cinematic 24p/30p or broadcast 60p system SMPTE ST2110* video output directly from its camera head Compatibility with Panasonic's 2/3-inch studio camera system equipment The capture frame rate is switchable to Cinematic 24p/30p on a 60p …

Used Panasonic AW-UE160W 4K PTZ Camera (WHITE)

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FEATURES Uncompromising shooting performance and operability Optical low-pass filter significantly reduces moiré Newly developed 4K Sensor offering superior sensitivity Significantly improved Autofocus with advanced technology SMPTE 2110 Support with purchase of additional software key The AW-UE160 4K PTZ camera features a newly developed 4K 1” MOS sensor that offers the highest sensitivity of Panasonic’s entire PTZ lineup. Production teams shooting …

Used DATAVIDEO PTC-285NDI 4k 3x Camera Auto Tracking Basic Streaming Kit

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Experience seamless live streaming with our Basic 3 Camera Kit featuring Datavideo PTC-285NDI 4K PTZ Cameras, Datavideo iCast 10NDI Streaming Switcher, and the Datavideo TPC-700P 7-Inch Touch Panel Controller. Easily control your setup with intuitive PoE-enabled touch panel control FEATURES Datavideo PTC-285NDI 4K PTZ Camera: High-quality 1/2.5" CMOS sensor for exceptional image capture 4K Ultra HD resolution for stunning visuals …

Used Sony PMW-F5 - Pre-owned CineAlta Super 35mm camera with 4K option & DVF-L350

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The Sony Cinealta 4K Sony PMW-f5 is available in used condition, fully serviced by the technical lab, and covered by a 3 months warranty. It comes with a viewfinder DVF-L350 and a 4K option to record in 4K XAVC directly on the memory card. Main features of the Sony PMW F5 CMOS Super 35 4K 8.9 Mpx sensor Cinema camera …

Used ARRI Alexa 35 Production Set

Year: 2023

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Panasonic AK-UC4000GS Camera Chain

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Want to capture stunning 4K HDR video and silky smooth slow motion? Need to use equipment on the approved Netflix camera list? The Panasonic AK-UC4000GS has you covered. As video professionals ourselves, we know how important it is to have the right tools for the job. That’s why we’re excited to showcase the AK-UC4000GS – it’s packed with cutting edge …

ARRI Alexa Mini 7K Hours (Used Like NEW)

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ARRI Alexa Mini 7K Hours (Used Like NEW) Both Licenses Available Just Passed Inspection


Elevate Your Production: A Comprehensive Guide to 5K Cameras

In the ever-evolving landscape of broadcast, film, and audio production, 5K cameras represent the cutting edge of visual technology. Offering superior resolution and image quality, these cameras are indispensable for producing high-definition content for various platforms, including cinema, television, and online media. Understanding the types, features, and considerations for purchasing 5K cameras can significantly enhance your production capabilities and ensure top-tier results. Exapro, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, provides a diverse selection of 5K cameras, offering access to high-quality equipment at competitive prices.

Types of 5K Cameras

5K cameras come in various configurations to meet specific production needs and environments. The primary types include:

Cinema Cameras

Cinema cameras are designed for professional film production, offering advanced features and high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities. These cameras provide exceptional image quality, color accuracy, and flexibility in post-production.

  • Full-Frame Cinema Cameras: Equipped with full-frame sensors, these cameras capture more detail and provide superior depth of field, ideal for feature films and high-end commercial projects.
  • Super 35 Cinema Cameras: These cameras use a Super 35 sensor size, a standard in the film industry, balancing quality and versatility for various production scales.

Broadcast Cameras

Broadcast cameras are tailored for live television production, sports, and news broadcasting. They are built to handle dynamic shooting environments and provide robust connectivity options for live streaming.

  • Studio Cameras: Designed for controlled studio environments, these cameras offer high-resolution output, extensive control options, and compatibility with various broadcast equipment.
  • Field Cameras: Portable and durable, field cameras are suitable for outdoor broadcasts and live events, providing high-quality 5K footage on the go.

Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

Mirrorless and DSLR cameras have gained popularity in professional video production due to their compact size, interchangeable lenses, and high image quality. These cameras are versatile and suitable for a wide range of applications, from indie filmmaking to corporate videos.

  • Mirrorless Cameras: Known for their lightweight design and advanced autofocus systems, mirrorless cameras are excellent for both video and still photography.
  • DSLR Cameras: While traditionally used for photography, many DSLR cameras now offer excellent 5K video capabilities, making them a versatile choice for multimedia creators.

Action Cameras

Action cameras are compact, rugged, and designed for capturing high-quality video in extreme conditions. They are ideal for adventure sports, documentary filmmaking, and any scenario where portability and durability are crucial.

  • Standard Action Cameras: Provide 5K resolution in a small, waterproof package, perfect for on-the-go filming.
  • 360-Degree Action Cameras: Capture immersive 360-degree video in 5K, offering unique perspectives and creative possibilities.

Exapro offers a variety of 5K cameras, ensuring creators can find equipment that meets their specific production needs.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a 5K camera, it is crucial to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the camera meets your production requirements. Key factors include:

Resolution and Frame Rates

The ability to shoot in 5K resolution is fundamental, but also consider the frame rates the camera supports. Higher frame rates (such as 60fps or 120fps) are essential for capturing smooth motion and slow-motion footage. Exapro’s listings provide detailed specifications on resolution and frame rates, helping you find a camera that meets your creative needs.

Sensor Size and Type

The sensor size and type significantly impact image quality, depth of field, and low-light performance. Full-frame sensors offer superior image quality and low-light capabilities, while Super 35 sensors provide a balance of quality and versatility. Mirrorless and DSLR cameras typically use APS-C or Micro Four Thirds sensors, which are smaller but still provide excellent image quality.

Dynamic Range

A wide dynamic range allows the camera to capture more detail in both the highlights and shadows, providing greater flexibility in post-production. Cameras with high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities are essential for achieving professional-grade footage.

Lens Compatibility

Interchangeable lenses provide flexibility in framing and creative expression. Ensure the camera is compatible with a wide range of lenses to suit various shooting scenarios. Mount types vary between brands, so check the compatibility of lenses you may already own or plan to acquire.

Connectivity and Storage

Professional production often requires robust connectivity options for monitoring, recording, and live streaming. Look for cameras with multiple input/output options such as HDMI, SDI, and XLR. Additionally, consider storage options and formats, as high-resolution 5K footage requires substantial storage capacity and fast write speeds.

Build Quality and Ergonomics

The build quality and ergonomics of the camera affect its usability and durability, especially in demanding production environments. Consider the camera’s weight, form factor, and weather sealing, as well as the layout of controls and ease of use.

Leading Brands in 5K Cameras

Reputable brands and manufacturers are often synonymous with higher quality and better support. Some leading brands in the 5K camera market include:

  • RED: Known for their high-end cinema cameras, RED offers exceptional image quality and flexibility, making them a top choice for professional filmmakers.
  • ARRI: ARRI’s cameras are renowned for their color science and dynamic range, widely used in feature films and high-end productions.
  • Sony: Sony provides a range of 5K cameras, from cinema and broadcast models to mirrorless options, known for their advanced technology and reliability.
  • Canon: Canon’s 5K cameras are celebrated for their color accuracy and lens compatibility, suitable for both cinema and broadcast applications.
  • Blackmagic Design: Blackmagic offers affordable, high-quality 5K cameras with robust features, making them popular in indie filmmaking and live production.

Exapro features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used 5K Cameras

The cost of used 5K cameras varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from a few thousand to several tens of thousands of dollars. For example, a used Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 5K might be priced around $2,000 to $4,000, while a high-end RED or ARRI cinema camera could cost between $20,000 and $50,000. Exapro's marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.

Conclusion

5K cameras are essential tools in the broadcast, film, and audio industries, offering superior resolution and image quality for professional content creation. By understanding the different types of cameras and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses and creators can make informed decisions that align with their production needs. Exapro offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a cinema camera, broadcast camera, mirrorless or DSLR camera, or action camera, Exapro’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your production endeavors.