Atomos setup guide for the Panasonic GH4 and 10bit external recording

Though the Shogun has not yet been released you can still obtain one of the best HD signals available on the market from the GH4’s HDMI port. This is 10bit 4:2:2 and oversampled internally from 4K, a bit like on the Sony FS700 but for only $1699. The video above shows how to setup the camera for recording 10bit 1080p onto the Atomos Blade. In the next few days I should receive my Atomos Ninja Star which is a tiny low-profile recorder with no screen, for when you want to use the screen on the camera but benefit from the …

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More information on 10bit 4K 4:2:2 via micro HDMI on the GH4 without external box

Picture: EOSHD Forum, by Orangenz

Panasonic have confirmed that the GH4 (quite amazingly) outputs 10bit 4K 4:2:2 from the onboard micro HDMI port without the YAGH external HD-SDI unit.

However there are still benefits to using the HD-SDI outputs.

Here I have more details on how this whole thing works and what external recorders might be in the pipeline to offer 4K recording on the GH4…

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Panasonic GH4 in a professional setting – FAQ

Above: interview with Illya Friedman of Hot Rod Cameras, by Dan Chung

The GH4 is a consumer camera but one which has the most pro-camera leanings I’ve ever seen from a consumer or even prosumer model.

Because of that many professional shooters are considering the GH4.

Here then are some of the remaining questions from pros on the EOSHD forum answered…

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