Canon C100 AVCHD vs Ninja 2 comparison.

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by MIDI_EVIL, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. macrumors 65816

    MIDI_EVIL

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    This isn't very scientific, and there's not 'much' to see, but I grabbed this comparison shot yesterday as I was leaving work.

    The first image is a screen grab from the AVCHD internal codec writing to SDHC @ 24mbps, 8 Bit 4:2:0.

    The second image is a screen from the Ninja 2 footage, which was captured @ 220mbps, 10 Bit 4:2:2.

    This has allowed me to turn the C100 from a £5,000 camera into a £10,000 one!

    Hopefully this is of some interest to a few...
     

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  2. macrumors 6502

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    C100 seems like a very good buy, but often dismissed because of its internal AVCHD codec and lack of 1080p60. But I think the c100 has a nice image from what I have seen, and is versatile once you record externally. It's so very compact, and the battery last very long.

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    I mean, if you need 1080p60 for some shots, you can now buy a cheap GH3.

    Of course, the Sony FS700 is good, but not so compact.
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

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    Looks like the field order is set incorrectly (i.e. set to 'upper' or 'lower' rather than 'progressive') for the first image.
     
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    MIDI_EVIL

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    Nope. 25p. Its the codec...
     
  5. macrumors 6502a

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    I'd check again that it's not being recorded as PsF and interpreted as interlaced. I'm not sure how anything but the most extreme compression would cause that stair-stepping.
     
  6. macrumors 6502a

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    If it's not the camera it's the NLE. Those are de-interlacing artifacts, pure and simple.
     

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