Kron Technologies’ Chronos 1.4 camera looks to help videographers wanting to shoot time-lapses on the go and is said to take high-speed images anywhere.
Taking a closer look, the Chronos 1.4 is a 1.4 gigapixel-per-second handheld
high-speed camera. Kron Technologies says it is completely self-contained, so its portability is a key feature. Another one of its key features is its ability to record 1280×1024 video at 1057fps. You can even go faster and shoot at 38,565fps at a lower resolution.
Take a look at what the camera can do in a video from Applied Science using the camera’s “Bullet Time” feature below:
The video that is shot on this camera is saved in compressed h2.64 or in uncompressed RAW format to removable media. As for its memory, the camera offers 8GB, 16GB and 32GB memory options for 4, 8 and 16 second record time respectively.
The Chronos 1.4 offers an ISO range of ISO 320-5120 (Color), 740-11840 (Monochrome). So while that might not be a groundbreaking ISO range, it should fair decently in moderate lighting. Additionally, focus peaking and zebra lines are included.
If you just want to focus on the shot and not have to worry about waiting for the camera to save the shot, the Chronos 1.4’s Run-n-Gun mode is looking to make that happen. It allows you to take a burst of videos by holding the shutter button. When that is done, the video is automatically saved to your card. So, you shouldn’t have to stop shooting and wait for your videos to save.
Continuous record mode
There’s also a continuous record mode. This mode allows the camera to shoot normal rate video at 60 fps continuously to storage devices while simultaneously
recording bursts of high-speed video.
On a single charge, the camera can handle 1.5 hours of recording. It takes about 2 hours to charge the entire battery.
The Chronos 1.4 is priced at $2,999. You can check it out on Kron Technologies’ website.
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