Reassembling our $40,000 Camera

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  • Published: 11 July 2019
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  • TheQuark6789
    TheQuark6789  1 days back

    I can't imagine how much pain any RED employee is experiencing while watching this video.

    • I am not Lochana Thambeliagoda

      Yo that was me when I dropped my sony dslr and built replacement parts

      • AJComputerServicesUK
        AJComputerServicesUK  1 weeks back

        Mobile Phones with reasonable quality Cameras and the use of the Internet make tear-downs and rebuilds so much easier today as long as you have Patience, A steady hand and a good eye, It wasn’t that long ago when all we had were Bulletin Boards and had to wait a few days for Camera Film to be developed and not long before that it was Paper Manuals only unless you were attempting to tear-down / rebuild something as exclusive or specialised as you guys are doing!

        • FailedGraphics
          FailedGraphics  2 weeks back

          I went through this same thing yesterday putting together a Wii I took apart over a year ago. I spent like 30 mins trying to figure out were two little pieces of metal went, Littaraly touching it to different sections of the board to see if it fit. I also couldn't find some of my screws (until after I was done) so I was leftover with like over 10 screws hahaha. It pays to have plenty of pictures to reference when putting tech back together.


          PS. I had pictures but I lost my phone a few months before and had to put the Wii together cold turkey.

          • Victor Charlie
            Victor Charlie  2 weeks back

            0:07 the guy in the hat looks like he is holding in his fart.

            • micusworks
              micusworks  3 weeks back

              And are you gonna make it better or what?

              • Flufflet
                Flufflet  3 weeks back

                It took you this long?

                • Alex Witteried
                  Alex Witteried  3 weeks back

                  My theory Linus decided to never take it apart again because the chance of striking lightning 2x (putting it back together properly) was too unlikely when combined with the dangers of a leaky loop as well.

                  • Mike Davies
                    Mike Davies  4 weeks back

                    Did you document the Asian breadboards, chips and sensors for Jinni Tech??? Nope, not made in USA

                    • Yukalistic
                      Yukalistic  1 months back

                      18:02 mins into the video it has a weird finger going past the frame. "But it also"

                      • Anthony Blacker
                        Anthony Blacker  1 months back

                        Why didn't you just temp the camera you DIDN'T take apart?

                        • Daniel Jensen
                          Daniel Jensen  1 months back

                          Why didn't you water cool it first and then put it back together to get the regular results, rather than putting it back together just to take it apart again? (And then presumably putting it back together AGAIN if you want to actually use it.)

                          • Billy Wang
                            Billy Wang  1 months back

                            10:34 well.... sorry but God can't help you lol

                            • Britney Spaulding
                              Britney Spaulding  2 months back

                              Is there a reason they didnt use the 2nd camera for a bench mark test..isn't it the same model?

                              • Michal Krejčí
                                Michal Krejčí  2 months back

                                "I hope the rest of the video goes this well...." a xeon processor is heard dropping behind the camera
                                sound of 28 cores spilling everywhere

                                • Aramis Anasazi
                                  Aramis Anasazi  2 months back

                                  I water cooled my girls vibrator, and she was like damn it stop watching Linus Tech Tips, she was not happy even though it got more VPS, vibrations per second. :P Good thing she has not looked in the nightstand.

                                  • Aramis Anasazi
                                    Aramis Anasazi  2 months back

                                    Come on Linus, When you going to water cool your water cooler?

                                    • J&H Weekend Adventures
                                      J&H Weekend Adventures  2 months back

                                      This guys straight up a sell out.. money money money... what you tuber needs a 40k dollar camera?... This is You Tube right?

                                      • Ian Oliver
                                        Ian Oliver  2 months back

                                        You know it's a RED camera, even before it's assembled, because it's allowed to have red-colored internal wires, connectors, and PCBs.

                                        • Zach Burnette
                                          Zach Burnette  2 months back

                                          I have literally never had sweatier palms than in these two episodes.

                                          • Jamie Facebook
                                            Jamie Facebook  2 months back

                                            the tone dramatically changed at the end, i think the camera wasnt quite working as well as they claimed.

                                            • soupisgoodfood
                                              soupisgoodfood  2 months back

                                              The most fun kind of puzzle: Putting back together expensive stuff after taking it apart then forgetting about it for several months. I have several of these puzzles around the place.

                                              • Mike Brawley
                                                Mike Brawley  2 months back

                                                What is that mat?

                                                • Tobias Officinalis
                                                  Tobias Officinalis  2 months back

                                                  This tabletop is horrible for shooting. 200% distraction, so much visual chaos.

                                                  • Jsweizston
                                                    Jsweizston  3 months back

                                                    Lock screw cost = $1,200

                                                    • C.C. G.
                                                      C.C. G.  3 months back

                                                      This would have been so much easier if the guys at LTT just reverse played the teardown of the camera. It would have been an assembly guide instead of a teardown

                                                      • BMB FILMS
                                                        BMB FILMS  3 months back

                                                        This Hurt Me LOL

                                                        • spring som fågel!
                                                          spring som fågel!  3 months back

                                                          not watercooled ;( have legit waited an year for it now.

                                                          • zdrijne
                                                            zdrijne  3 months back

                                                            GN mat is

                                                            • bigstu_
                                                              bigstu_  3 months back

                                                              First there was iFixit, now there's iF*ckit...

                                                              • Radu Paunescu
                                                                Radu Paunescu  3 months back

                                                                no ESD protection? Two guys simultaneously touching a board? You're pushing your luck!

                                                                • LunaScope Film School
                                                                  LunaScope Film School  3 months back

                                                                  This is extremely impressive and ballsy!!!

                                                                  • Tamiya Fan
                                                                    Tamiya Fan  3 months back

                                                                    So given the true cost of the red cards and the current scandal going on I wonder what the true cost of the 40k camera would be if you worked out the cost of all the components? Be interesting to work out and see if any corners are cut in the design and build of the cameras.

                                                                    • kubeek
                                                                      kubeek  3 months back

                                                                      reverse "engineering"

                                                                      • Benjamin Pricey
                                                                        Benjamin Pricey  3 months back

                                                                        Who tf buys a $40,000 camera, and thinks, "I know what this needs, water-cooling!"

                                                                      • innitgeeza
                                                                        innitgeeza  3 months back

                                                                        i would like to buy it as "not working item for spares only" if you would.

                                                                        • Samuel Carvalho
                                                                          Samuel Carvalho  3 months back

                                                                          Linus: So if the rest of this video goes well...!
                                                                          *something crashes in the background*

                                                                          • skulqerX
                                                                            skulqerX  3 months back

                                                                            So damn cool! Please also make a video detailing what to record, how to use these backwards assembly video and how you organized the screws what not. Thanks!

                                                                            • dikbozo
                                                                              dikbozo  3 months back

                                                                              benchmark the reassembled camera AND THEN water cool it. first world problems indeed.

                                                                              • Xxazer23
                                                                                Xxazer23  3 months back

                                                                                love earnest footage like this.

                                                                                • Liviu Bita
                                                                                  Liviu Bita  3 months back

                                                                                  Gamers Nexus mod mat rules! ;-)) And a word from Larry The Cable Guy: git 'er done!

                                                                                  • Ricardo Rico
                                                                                    Ricardo Rico  3 months back

                                                                                    why the audio is crap?

                                                                                    • Siana Gearz
                                                                                      Siana Gearz  3 months back

                                                                                      22:03 Are we RED-y?

                                                                                      • OG Milkbag
                                                                                        OG Milkbag  3 months back

                                                                                        cant wait to see the next part of this project

                                                                                        • Mark Hyde
                                                                                          Mark Hyde  3 months back

                                                                                          Audio visual tech Meccano construction. :D

                                                                                          • LeadUR Subconscious
                                                                                            LeadUR Subconscious  3 months back

                                                                                            SPOILED BRATS do some good , donate to foundations for research or hunger, your such millionaires make a real difference, tire of seeing youtubers with out of reach gadgets thinking your life is so much sweeter cause you have them it really is not, im happy with a go pro , why you need a 40 k camera ??? your egos? trying to be cool and have people admire your rich ass? nahh, honestly a 40k camera is worthless because the video quality is the same as a person filming in a gopro through youtube , i dont see the differece lmao and your videos are simple point and shoot wtf do you need such equipment your not making movies this aint hollywood, 90 percent of youtube viewers see the videos in 480 p seriously not alot switch it to 1080p cause of their internet and slow viewing for quality, you wish to think everyone is watching you in 4k? when most people cant even afford a display in 4k? your out of this world to buy a 40k camera for the type of production you do and makes you a joke really, stop showing off so much

                                                                                            • KingOfGames
                                                                                              KingOfGames  3 months back

                                                                                              When you disassemble it again you need to make a teardown guide on iFixit

                                                                                              • Philip Thunberg
                                                                                                Philip Thunberg  3 months back

                                                                                                LOL watched EP 1 yesterday at random, thanks Linus!