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Why can't HDMI recorders handle 60p?

Published in Technology & Computing

60p recording seems like a strange omission from HDMI recorders. But there's a reason, explained here

There's still life in compressed video...

Published in Production

While it's tempting to think that with the Magic Lantern EOS raw hack out in the open that normal, compressed video will never be good enough again, that's taking far too strict a line on it. The fact is that the conventional video output from cameras like the EOS 5D MK III is very good indeed with the exception of certain well-known issues like moire and rolling shutter

Atomos Shogun Delayed by firmware issues

Published in Technology & Computing

It's never easy launching a sophisticated video product on time. Here's a good example: Atomos' Shogun has been delayed by firmware issues

This is a camera that changes everything in its market sector: 4K for less than 1,000 USD

Atomos adds DNxHR 4K recording to the Shogun

Published in Production

Looks like there’s a new firmware update to the Atomos Shogun coming at the end of the month which, amongst other things, will add Avid DNxHR 4K recording, playback, play-out and editing.

Canon C100 and Ninja 2: An excellent video overview

Published in Production

A new video showing the C100 in detail and how it might be used with an external recorder for even better images

FPGAs are modern miracles of technology. They're silicon chips whose hardware configuration can be set up and changed with software. They provide the flexibility of software with the speed of hardware, and are what allow small companies to build products with big capabilities. FPGA expert Tony Cole reports

In something of a surprise announcement, Canon unveiled the XC10 4K camera (among other hot new products) in advance of NAB 2015. And in another twist, Atomos has announced that the yet-to-be released camera will receive Shogun support

Why is a big company like Panasonic licensing ProRes not from Apple but from Atomos?

Some readers may remember a piece RedSharkNews published in 2013 detailing the camera rig I built up from parts collected from all over the world. In keeping with this theme, I recently purchased an Atomos Ninja Star portable ProRes recorder to give my three year-old Sony HD ‘hybrid’ a new lease of life.

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