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

GH4 4K HDMI

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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How a purposeful bug prevents 24p external recording on GH2

If you are thinking of buying an Atomos Ninja for your GH2, it is probably best to wait for the hack.

A few weeks ago I ended up researching how to extract 24p from Sony FS100 footage delivered via a 60i signal to an Atomos Ninja for Philip Bloom and came across some information about the GH2’s HDMI output which I wasn’t aware of previously.

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Japanese review of GH2 finds HDMI video out to be ‘uncompressed raw’

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Akihabara News in Tokyo reports that the GH2 has uncompressed RAW video-out via HDMI.

UPDATE #1
Philip Bloom tests and confirms clean HDMI output. Uncompressed? Let’s wait and see what the image is like from his external recorder. Check here for his latest updates.

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