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  1. Are there any overheating tests yet with the new Atomos Ninja V+? Also curious if the R5 and V+ will get 120FPS 4K ProRes RAW at some point. Would make this camera a very compelling purchase if it extends the record time and provides another codec for high speed.
  2. I probably could’ve bought a C200(B) due to how many times I rented them in 2019. Awesome, awesome camera slapped with typical Canon bullshit, such as: 10-bit ONLY for 60fps, 12-bit ONLY for 24-30fps. Why??? Let me fucking choose 10-bit RAW for lower framerates if I want. I instead own a FS5 and two FS5MKIIs; worse autofocus, worse colour... but I get my choice of codec and bitrate. 120fps 4K is nice to have too. tl;dr not holding my breath for a great improvement, but I’ll probably use one, especially if they go RF mount as a focal reducer would become viable
  3. I’m glad at least sigma is pushing the envelope. Wasn’t the whole point of short flange distances to make lenses like this? Maybe this will put pressure on Sony to reduce the weight and size of their zooms. They still seem to be about identical to the a-mount stuff.
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    R5 vs R6

    @gt3rs it’s a ridiculous lens. I did manage to play with one at a launch event. That lens is enough to make me want to switch at least partially back to Canon.
  5. @Anaconda_ dude, what if they made a module like this sans-evf, with like an m.2 ssd slot...... you got my hopes up for something that they’ll never make! lol Sigma, if you make that with an xlr in, I’d seriously buy 5 FPs.
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    R5 vs R6

    I’m seriously considering getting an R5 with an RF 28-70mm f/2 to shoot raw. Still can’t walk into a retailer to shoot some tests and I don’t feel like renting one. I almost bought a C200 until I actually tested it and found some FPN when shooting underexposed in clothing which made me reconsider. I hope someone rehouses that lens for proper manual focus one day.
  7. Can’t wait for their next gen camera. Literally only need to sort out 2 issues: - External monitoring: lag, soft image, SDI-out in body. - E-Mount that doesn’t suck. Viltrox nerfed the first iteration.
  8. andrgl

    BMPCC 6k PRO!?

    There’s a thread for this camera already, albeit titled obscurely:
  9. @TomTheDP Yes. I remember the OG Fairchild sensor being fairly bad. I believe I shot RAW at all times with my ISO set to 200. 800 or 1600? Fugget About It!! Unless you shot to ProRes, you'd get FPN in a black t-shirt, even with middle gray @ 40 IRE or whatever the fuck it was. I can personally attest to the following Blackmagic cameras having FPN, amongst a range of other issues: Cinema Camera Production Camera 4K (oh my god, what a steaming pile of ****) Pocket Cinema Camera Pocket Cinema 4K Micro Cinema Camera URSA Mini 4.6K URSA Mini Pro
  10. lol @ the "pro" moniker, BMD slipping, they're letting their media people name shit: No SDI, only unreliable HMDI No wifi video, no 3rd party/1st party module for wireless video No locking lens mount No interchangeable lens mounts No recorder slot for SSD/nvme media, only unreliable USB-C Very cool. Photo body (fuck ergonomic ENG/camcorder designs) with a tilt screen and shitty NDs. I'm glad we're getting these iterative changes, moar products pls! I love when BMD stretches their staff thin, so we get less firmware fixes and improvements. And more pro
  11. If size and cost aren't limiting factors, I'd go steadicam vest+arm & gimbal. Balancing a gimbal is easier than a steadicam. Steadicam arm+vest eliminate some of the fatigue and helps smooth out z-axis bounce. you could even be as cool as this guy ... slapping on a monitor, with no wires or batteries... hauling 15lbs of gear to stabilize a heavy ass sony A6XXX. lmfao wtf is even going on in this pic?!
  12. Believe it or not, I don't have any 1/4-20 sized gear on hand. This demos the versatility of a gobo head really well actually. Here's a Sony a6500 with a just a hardware store 1/4-20 machine bolt screw: There are baby pins with your selection of thread, male of female. Mine is all 3/8 unfortunately, but should give you an idea of what you can do:
  13. @kye so in your case, for weight and size, you're after: Matthews Mini Matthellini Clamp (B&H) Matthews MiniGrip Head (B&H) Total weight is around 210 g. If you're in Europe, not sure what the Matthews equivalent is. You'll still need to mount your camera to a 3/8" pin, or even just a threaded rod cut to size.
  14. @kye I'd suggest investing in some industry standard grip equipment. As an example I put an overload loaded FS5MII (~10 lb) on single cardellini clamp. Wood adds rigidity and makes surface even, improving the clamping force. Note: this is a totally unsafe rig, if it pivots kiss your camera goodbye, but if all you had was just a cardellini and gobo head...
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