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Abel Code: RDC-775-0005
Mfr. Code: 775-0005
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
Special Order Only
This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
Use this RED ROCKET-X data management card with your 6K DRAGON sensor. RED ROCKET-X is designed to accelerate your R3D workflow, which makes it ideal for use on your DIT carts and with most MacBook Pro laptops.
Key Highlights
  • Processes & transcodes 5x faster
  • Add this card to your DIT cart
  • Pairs with specific RED sensors


The RED ROCKET-X is designed to accelerate your R3D® workflow. It is optimized for the 6K RED DRAGON® sensor. Using SDI (3G or 1.5G) or Display Port outputs, RED ROCKET-X® allows for direct 4K playback.This card works with 6K files faster than real time.

Compared to the previous RED ROCKET®, RED ROCKET-X processes and transcodes files up to 5x faster. A redesigned chassis works to protect the card, which uses a full-length x16 PCI port for installation in your Mac or PC. Use it on your DIT Cart for portable data management. 

The RED ROCKET-X supports all HELIUM, RED DRAGON, RED DRAGON Monochrome, MYSTERIUM®, MYSTERIUM-X®, and Monochrome R3D files.

RED ROCKET-X comes with a 2-year factory warranty, which can be extended to three years with REDArmor.

What's in the Box

  • Limited 2-Year Warranty


Key Highlights

  • Processes & transcodes 5x faster
  • Add this card to your DIT cart
  • Pairs with specific RED sensors
  • Designed to accelerate your R3D workflow
  • Optomized for 6K RED DRAGON sensor

Color Grading Tools

Color Modes:
YCbCr 4:2:2 RGB 4:4:4

Compatibility - Camera

RED WEAPON - Helium 8K S35

Inputs & Outputs

Timecode In/Out:
1 x Vertical (VITC) - BNC (via video out)
Video I/O:
Video Output - (2) DisplayPort, HDMI through adapter cable Serial digital 4:2:2 8/10/12 bit (dual link) – 2BNC, Stereo 3D Support
Audio I/O:
1 x Audio Output - Embedded audio – BNC (via video out)


Audio Formats:
48 kHz, 24-bit
Form Factor:
Full length PCIe - (approx 12" length), single slot
Internal Processing:
Faster than real-time REDCODE® decoding, debayering and scaling up to 6K.
Up to 5x faster than RED ROCKET®.
PCI Bus Requirements:
NOTES - PCIe x 16 physical slot + one 6-pin PCI-e power cable

Software / Apps / Plugins

PC Requirements:
2048 MB RAM Minimum
Linux (Red Hat)
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
Thunderbolt Compliant
Windows 7 or later


5 in
2 in
9 in
0.5 lb
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