Vitaliy Kiselev requests expertise to bypass GH2 encryption

“As you may know, I have GH2 firmware now. But it is encrypted, and uses compacts UPD format [same as Panasonic’s latest compacts]. It’ll require bunch of resources and expertise to try to dump [firmware from compacts]and learn how encryption is performed. [So it can be reverse engineered]. Please publish this info with bold request for all engineers [with expertise in]NOR flash (and especially LSI with NOR) to contact me. I can guarantee anonymity if they want.” – Vitaliy Kiselev

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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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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

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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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