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  1. C500: Wrapping tests shortly- re: fan noise- Gemini and...

    Wrapping tests shortly- re: fan noise- Gemini and FX9 were silent, C500 II was loud at idle and silent while recording.
    On the studio monitor the C500 II and FX9 looked similarly sharp/detailed,...
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    In terms of IQ, we can determine a winner using...

    In terms of IQ, we can determine a winner using non-subjective tests. For example, pretty much everyone agrees that the ARRI Alexa (+mini) LF is the best camera for IQ, hands down. It's not the best...
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    FS7: You guys are obviously having fun posting in this...

    You guys are obviously having fun posting in this thread, else why spend time here: is irony ferrous humor?

    Earlier in this thread it was stated that people can't agree on color, then proceeded to...
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    FS7: I watched and upvoted that post- agree the FX9...

    I watched and upvoted that post- agree the FX9 wins for AF. Most agree that's the case? IQ still has some doubters, even after the REDUser ramp tests (where the FX9 in a 709 profile did amazingly...
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    FS7: Given the sensor resolutions are similar, I'd...

    Given the sensor resolutions are similar, I'd expect similar results if doing similar downsampling (there are many methods + OLPF will make a difference too). The SlashCam FX9 chart has green chroma...
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    FS7: Haha good one! ...

    Haha good one!
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    FS7: FX9 with post diffusion: now it's kinda soft,...

    FX9 with post diffusion: now it's kinda soft, lower contrast, yet still holds a lot of detail in the skin (including color variation at larger scales), which appears a bit lost on the C500 II shot...
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    FS7: Note the WB is off on the FX9 shot (too much...

    Note the WB is off on the FX9 shot (too much green):

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    FX9 +20 (magenta) in Photoshop ACR (only change):

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    To my eye the FX9 looks more detailed and color is pretty excellent...
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    FS7: Doesn't the FX9 have the same or similar sensor...

    Doesn't the FX9 have the same or similar sensor to the Venice?

    https://www.slashcam.de/artikel/Test/Sony-VENICE-mit-X-OCN-Recoder---Bildqualitaet-im-slashCAM-Test-labor-.html

    Venice 6K => 4K:...
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    FS7: SlashCam.de usually seemed to do pretty good...

    SlashCam.de usually seemed to do pretty good thorough tests, including with charts. Their FX9 skintone footage didn't look as good as their C500 II footage (which doesn't match e.g. the REDUser test...
  11. Good analogy! + SOOC camera looks for the target...

    Good analogy! + SOOC camera looks for the target goal / requirements is cool when possible.
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    FS7: Looks like the test a friend is doing is in the...

    Looks like the test a friend is doing is in the morning- can't make that one, though might be able to make the evening test if that happens (low light exterior). They'll be providing me SOOC files...
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    FS7: Planning to if I have time- friend in LA has been...

    Planning to if I have time- friend in LA has been planning a test with both cameras that keeps getting pushed. I'll also bring the little EOS R with my custom color profile for comparison. I have...
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    FS7: Discussion from 2017 regarding actual camera...

    Discussion from 2017 regarding actual camera resolution before aliasing: http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread.php?356356-Actual-Camera-Resolution-Before-Aliasing . The final agreed number based on...
  15. A common favorite for older iconic sports cars is...

    A common favorite for older iconic sports cars is to swap in a V8 LS (or similar lightweight small block high HP V8), restore the car, and have something unique, good looking, and with modern...
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    Every super hero movie has incredible CGI. Even...

    Every super hero movie has incredible CGI. Even 'normal' movies with decent budgets can have quite a bit of CGI (watching the credits you might wonder what all the CGI was used for). Is MSM...
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    I was perhaps the first here on DVX, met with a...

    I was perhaps the first here on DVX, met with a lot of challenges. However the subsequent tests, especially exposure ramps against many other cameras, including raw + log, the FX9 was right up near...
  18. Yeah, twin turbos with ultra-lightweight...

    Yeah, twin turbos with ultra-lightweight impellers and lots of software / waste-gate control / injectors etc. has helped reduce lag. The McClaren 720s (4L TTV8) really cleans up well in the top...
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    FS7: Looks pretty good to me!

    Looks pretty good to me!
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    FS7: Hey Doug- you've got a lot of great experience...

    Hey Doug- you've got a lot of great experience and knowledge to share; sometimes we agree, sometimes not, and I appreciate your feedback. We can perhaps best help those less experienced by providing...
  21. Thread: C300 mkiii?

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    C300: The initial point may be small pixels, however...

    The initial point may be small pixels, however filtered downsampling tends to do a great job with reducing noise (for 5.9 => 4K). At 6K, the noise will be really fine, so typically not an issue....
  22. Rolex 24: 600HP 2.0L Turbo 4 starts with the lead, ends with [spoiler]

    Was pretty impressive to see the ultra high tech 600HP Mazda 2.0L turbo leading the start of the Rolex 24. In the end, the ancient overhead valve naturally aspirated Chevy V8 at 580HP wins:...
  23. EOS R FF 1080p scaled to 4K and post sharpened,...

    EOS R FF 1080p scaled to 4K and post sharpened, Canon 35mm F2.0 IS, Filmic Skin color, Schoeps CMIT5U (on camera), Aputure LS lights and a point source COB LED on camera:

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  24. EOS R, 4K, RF 24-105 F4L, Schoeps CMIT5U, Filmic...

    EOS R, 4K, RF 24-105 F4L, Schoeps CMIT5U, Filmic Skin for EOS R profile:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdJuCUiqRSs

    Most shots were 1080p and scaled to 4K and post sharpened: needed the...
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    This was pretty well done: ...

    This was pretty well done:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dBiNGufIJw

    How they did it (pretty fast):


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzEFnbZ0Zd4
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