Canon 5DS takes a backwards step for video – severe rolling shutter, moire and lack of uncompressed HDMI

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Canon Professional Network have release detailed technical information on the 5DS and 5DS R. “The uncompressed HDMI output found on the 5D Mark III has not been included on either of the cameras as the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R are more prone to moiré and skewing, making them less suitable for high-end video production. A headphone socket, for monitoring audio, is not included. This is due to a lack of space inside the cameras, caused by the move to USB 3.0 connectivity.”

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Canon 5Ds press release makes no mention of video – has it been dropped from flagship DSLR?

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Canon Watch and Canon Rumors have posted the London press release for the 50 megapixel Canon 5Ds.

It omits any mention of video. Has it been quietly dropped now Canon have the Cinema EOS range?

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Updated: Canon 5Ds does not feature 4K video

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Canon Rumors suggests the 5Ds records 1080/30p (translated from the Japanese source at DCI). Looks like we will have to place our hope in the 5D Mark IV and a continued reduction in 1D C prices on eBay to get 4K from Canon anywhere near in line with the pricing of competitors.

Here are the detailed specs…

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