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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Rumour: Phase One to release digital back with live view, RAW video


(Thanks to Glen Ryan who brought this to our attention)

Medium format looks set finally to enter the world of live view, and that means video capabilities. There is a rumour circulating which suggests Phase One have a digital back for medium format / Hasselblad cameras which records RAW video.

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New Panasonic lens adapter in development

Every wondered how the Sony Alpha series delivers a live view image from a very small sensor in the viewfinder housing without cropping, mimicking the field of view of the main CMOS, while enabling super fast phase detect AF at the same time? (Deep breath). Well, it seems Panasonic did wonder this, and plan to bring such innovations to a range of lenses previously not fully compatible with mirror-less bodies.

The adapter features electronics, a mirror system and phase detect AF chip. This allows auto-focus as well as full frame focal lengths with standard DSLR lenses on the Lumix G range.

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