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GH1 vs GH2 vs Canon w/Magic Lantern: Recommendations?


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I have been doing more research while waiting for my wallet to fatten up a bit, and have some new questions:

 

What are the differences between the hacks for the GH1 and GH2? Added features, image quality, etc.

 

Even shopping very carefully on Ebay, a gh2 will cost twice that of a gh1. Is it worth the extra money?

 

I got to looking into Canon cameras with Magic Lantern, and that looks like a reasonable route to go as well. I saw that RAW from the 600D was in the works, so I was wondering how that (or any other small canon) compares to the gh1 or gh2?

 

 

 

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wait a month and buy a Panasonic G6

it is better straight out the box than a hacked GH2

Panasonic have listened to the GH2 community and made a great camera

see Julian's posts on here about it as he has tested it

http://www.eoshd.com/comments/topic/2660-panasonic-g6-vs-gh2-video-test/

 

G6 will work straight out the box no messing about transcoding RAW to DNG to Pro res etc etc like the Canon RAW hack

no 45/49 second recording limit etc etc

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