Reassembling our $40,000 Camera

  • Published: 11 July 2019
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    We took apart our VERY expensive RED camera.... and now we have to put it back together.

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  • Rory Witham
    Rory Witham  3 days back

    you should have merched the t shirts as sweat absorbing...

    • Edwin Steiner
      Edwin Steiner  1 weeks back

      "free for anyone who buys a RED camera"--That's the worst kind of free.

      • voiox
        voiox  1 weeks back

        This is worse than any horror movie I have seen. My butt is so clenched.

        • Karen Nguyen
          Karen Nguyen  2 weeks back

          Alex's face at the beginning says it all.

          "I dont want to be responsible for this"

          No one does

          • Skovsen DK
            Skovsen DK  2 weeks back

            The whole vid, i just waited to linus dropoed something.

            • adnan asim
              adnan asim  3 weeks back

              I really appreciate zack now

              • Ilan Orzech
                Ilan Orzech  3 weeks back

                when you realize linus spent his new years eve disassembling a camera

                • SikConVicTioN
                  SikConVicTioN  4 weeks back

                  How much knowledge of IT work does Linus actually have without researching everything right before making a video of it? Does he have any certifications or degrees? I know he went to school but is it safe too assume he dropped out?

                  • PirelliSuperHard
                    PirelliSuperHard  1 months back

                    18:22 did Alex just say “jawn” ??

                    • Ozk Flx
                      Ozk Flx  1 months back

                      Sooooo... No water cooling?

                      • Leo Hao
                        Leo Hao  1 months back

                        RED Camera: I NEED HEALING!

                        • DRDINOSOURS
                          DRDINOSOURS  1 months back

                          they shouldn't be using words like "I guess" and "seems like it"

                          • ElectricBlade
                            ElectricBlade  1 months back

                            Its funny I picture this being the doctors performing surgery in a heart. This is pretty funny. Well we have an extra one oh well whatever do we have bloodflow though, yes, okay, good enough for me.

                            • Weston Ney
                              Weston Ney  2 months back

                              This camera is screwed... No pun intended...

                              • Weston Ney
                                Weston Ney  2 months back

                                The people at RED be like IMMA HEAD OUT...

                                • TheQuark6789
                                  TheQuark6789  2 months back

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

                                  • Locha Bro
                                    Locha Bro  2 months back

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

                                    • AJComputerServicesUK
                                      AJComputerServicesUK  2 months 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 months 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 months back

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

                                          • micusworks
                                            micusworks  2 months back

                                            And are you gonna make it better or what?

                                            • Flufflet
                                              Flufflet  3 months back

                                              It took you this long?

                                              • Alex Witteried
                                                Alex Witteried  3 months 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  3 months back

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

                                                  • Yukalistic
                                                    Yukalistic  3 months back

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

                                                    • Anthony Blacker
                                                      Anthony Blacker  3 months back

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

                                                      • Daniel Jensen
                                                        Daniel Jensen  3 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  3 months back

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

                                                          • Michal Krejčí
                                                            Michal Krejčí  4 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  4 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  4 months back

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

                                                                • J&H
                                                                  J&H  4 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  4 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  4 months back

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

                                                                      • Jamie Facebook
                                                                        Jamie Facebook  4 months back

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

                                                                        • soupisgoodfood
                                                                          soupisgoodfood  4 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  4 months back

                                                                            What is that mat?

                                                                            • Tobias Officinalis
                                                                              Tobias Officinalis  4 months back

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

                                                                              • Jsweizston
                                                                                Jsweizston  4 months back

                                                                                Lock screw cost = $1,200

                                                                                • C.C. G.
                                                                                  C.C. G.  4 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  4 months back

                                                                                    This Hurt Me LOL

                                                                                    • spring som fågel!
                                                                                      spring som fågel!  5 months back

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

                                                                                      • zdrijne
                                                                                        zdrijne  5 months back

                                                                                        GN mat is

                                                                                        • bigstu_
                                                                                          bigstu_  5 months back

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

                                                                                          • Radu Paunescu
                                                                                            Radu Paunescu  5 months back

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

                                                                                            • LunaScope Film School
                                                                                              LunaScope Film School  5 months back

                                                                                              This is extremely impressive and ballsy!!!

                                                                                              • Tamiya Fan
                                                                                                Tamiya Fan  5 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  5 months back

                                                                                                  reverse "engineering"