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Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q To Work With FS700 Raw!

Hot off the press from NAB is the announcement that the Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q will be able to work directly with the FS700 to record  4K and 2K with from the FS700 with 2K raw going up to 240fps. … Continue reading

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Sound Devices Pix-240 Gets Free Upgrade to 3G 444 Recording. Perfect for the F3!

The latest free firmware release for the Sound Devices Pix240, called “Aurora” adds the ability to record 10 bit or even 12 bit ProRes444 RGB or YCbCr. Using the Pix240’s 3G HDSDI input this means that you can record the … Continue reading

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Convergent Design Gemini, one month on.

I’ve been testing and using a Gemini with my S-log equipped PMW-F3 for a month now and I have to say that every time I use the combo the image quality amazes me. The Gemini firmware has been updated many … Continue reading

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Convergent Design Gemini throws up a ProRes Issue. NOT THE PROBLEM I THOUGHT IT IS

OK, I wrote about this without digging deep enough. If you read the original article I claimed that ProRes was clipping my files at 104%. Well it’s NOT. The ProRes files are just fine, BUT some Quick Time applications are … Continue reading

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Convergent Design Gemini throws up a ProRes Issue. Watch out for Clipping with S-Log.

OK, I wrote about this without digging deep enough. If you read the original article I claimed that ProRes was clipping my files at 104%. Well it’s NOT. The ProRes files are just fine, BUT some Quick Time applications are … Continue reading

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Look how small the Gemini is!

Just obtained a picture of a pre-production Convergent Design Gemini mounted on a Panasonic AF101. It really shows just how compact this device is. The LCD is 800×400 resolution and a very bright 800 nits, which is nearly twice as … Continue reading

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Convergent Design Gemini 4:4:4 Recorder and Monitor… Yum Yum!

Well here it is. I’ve known about this rather amazing device for some time, but have been under NDA. I see this as the perfect companion for Sony’s PMW-F3 and with a street price of around $6,000 it’s a bit … Continue reading

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