2011 preview and why your next video DSLR might be a Pentax K-5

Since the T2i hack turned out to be an idiot-bomb, we move our attention onto where the real action is.

2011 is going to be an interesting year. First off, CES is about to start and there are rumours Canon may introduce a consumer camera which could resemble a fixed lens hybrid camera, featuring a larger sensor…

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Panasonic GH1 hack breakthrough ‘may double AVCHD bitrate to 86Mbit’


EOSHD DSLR Video Wiki Update – discover whether your newly purchased Panasonic GH1 can be hacked here

Update – the article has been rewritten based on my own tests, since there are conflicting reports elsewhere of whether 86Mbit is achievable or not, let alone reliable.

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Vitaliy Kiselev moving closer to GH1 live HDMI output?

‘Tester13’ has identified the sensor modes and parameters related to the HDMI output of the GH1 with an aim to enable live output for monitoring simultaneously while recording, or even uncompressed HD signal for recording footage on an external device (such as Nanonflash, above).

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New high bit-rates improve the GH1’s low light performance

https://vimeo.com/12718346

The new 44MBIT AVCHD is amazing in low light. It holds onto so much more detail at ISO 1600.

The GH1 needs careful handling and a great lens to perform at ISO 1600. You need to expose well, maybe a little over.

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50Mbit 1080p MJPEG on the Panasonic GH1

The results are finally in and EOSHD.com has found settings that give you the best possible quality from your GH1. There will also be improvements and updates still to come. Please read on!

The GH1 can now do 50Mbit 1080p MJPEG and the quality is astounding. It isn’t quite 100% robust yet, certain types of shot can halt recording. But it’s very usable as you can see from the video above.

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