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Intro image for article NAB 2017: Atomos Sumo
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I had a chance to chat with Pamela Berry from Atomos about new firmware for their Shogun Inferno monitor/recorder as well as an exciting new product. Atomos recently released a free firmware update for their popular Shogun Inferno enabling all supported RAW formats to be saved in CinemaDNG format, preserving the RAW context of the files all the way through post, if required.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Using Convergent Design’s Titan HD Extract
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You may remember our previous blog post about the release of the Titan HD Extract option for Convergent Design's Apollo and Odyssey monitor/recorders. Titan allows multiple HD-resolution windows to be captured as distinctly framed shots from a single camera shooting in UHD 4K (3840x2160).
Intro image for article VariCam Firmware Updates
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This week Panasonic released firmware Version 7.0 for the VariCam 35 and HS, and Version 5.0 for the VariCam LT. These updates feature expanded ProRes recording, including higher bit rate Apple ProRes codecs and VFR to allow for more internal recording options to support your production's needs.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Recording RAW to Odyssey 7Q From VariCam LT
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The Panasonic VariCam LT offers a legendary look in a compact digital cinema camera. Combining the VariCam LT with the Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ recorder opens up the ability to capture Raw files.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Sony AXS-R7 RAW Recorder
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Sony recently announced the AXS-R7 recorder for their F5 and F55 cameras. The new AXS-R7 is a robust dual-slot RAW recorder that enables recording up to 120 fps in 4K on the F55.
Intro image for article Convergent Design Introduces Titan HD Extract
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Convergent Design has announced an exciting new upgrade option for their popular Odyssey and Apollo line of monitor/recorders. It allows a single camera shooting in UHD 3840x2160 to create the effect of shooting with multiple cameras. It does this by extracting HD resolution windows from the "master" 4K image. In addition to monitoring and recording the full image (supersampled down to HD resolution), the additional "angles" can be also be recorded.
Intro image for article How To: Step-by-Step Workflow for Panasonic VariCam 35 & LT
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The Panasonic VariCam 35 has been called the "workflow camera," as it offers multiple internal recording formats that can really speed up your workflow. The camera can capture a 4K or HD V-Log master, while at the same time recording both HD and proxy for instant dailies. The VariCam LT has the same function, but with just a 4K or HD master and a proxy recording.
Intro image for article NAB 2016 Tech Talks at the AbelCine Booth: Sony
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In this Tech Talk, Sony's Peter Crithary came by with the new AXS-R7 Raw Recorder. We posted about this dual-slot Raw recorder when it was first announced, but now we were able to take a closer look at the unit mounted on the F55.
Intro image for article NAB 2016: Sound Devices PIX Series Updates
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The PIX-E series of recorders from Sound Devices have proven to be very popular, and at their booth this year, Paul Isaacs talked to me about the next evolution in the line.