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  • QuickHitRecord
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    Did anyone see that Atomos is offering a paid upgrade to AtomOS 11 to both the Ninja V and V+? Also, either upgrade enables both ProRes Raw and H265. It's not a bad way to spend $79, and it gets you El Zone exposure too. I'm so glad that I still have mine and just upgraded today. Though it does make me wonder what the reasoning would be to buy the 2023 Ninja or Ninja Ultra...

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  • DC
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    Originally posted by CharlesPapert View Post

    If it helps anyone, these do the same thing as the Atomos reader at a fraction of the price (and smaller footprint too):

    USB 3.0
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1

    USB-C
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Useful info, thanks!

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  • cyvideo
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    Originally posted by DustinSchmidt View Post

    Yep, I can attest that I have successfully used those adapters as well for transferring off those little drives. Good product.
    +1 here. Been using something very similar for years. A fraction of the cost of the Atomos ones. I also have one that takes a 12v 2amp power supply that will power SATA spinning drives. Which I also use to power an external BD drive when required.

    Chris Young

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  • CharlesPapert
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    I have a wild amount of Atomos recorders and all of them came with several drive caddies, so I have quite a collection at this point.

    The Atomos branded reader:
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  • NorBro
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    They come in a pack for like $20, lol.

    But even if you just had one, I didn't use the screws, it stayed closed (probably depends on thickness of SSD though).

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  • Peter C.
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    I’m also referring to the enclosure for the SSD without a second it would be more time consuming to swap drives. There is only a small size difference between the Atomos adapter and 3rd party and if you need usb-c.
    Last edited by Peter C.; 02-08-2024, 08:45 AM.

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  • NorBro
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    It's funny because when Peter wrote "drive caddy", I was thinking what that was - like if anything specific besides the cases - when I responded with "adapter".

    Somehow I didn't even know or remember there was an Atomos reader; the ones above are all I ever used and thought others did as well (USB 2/3 ones and then eventually USB-C).

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  • DustinSchmidt
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    Originally posted by CharlesPapert View Post

    If it helps anyone, these do the same thing as the Atomos reader at a fraction of the price (and smaller footprint too):

    USB 3.0
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1

    USB-C
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Yep, I can attest that I have successfully used those adapters as well for transferring off those little drives. Good product.

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  • CharlesPapert
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    Originally posted by NorBro View Post
    I was actually the guy who brought the adapter and laptop/external drive, lol
    If it helps anyone, these do the same thing as the Atomos reader at a fraction of the price (and smaller footprint too):

    USB 3.0
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1

    USB-C
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


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  • NorBro
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    I was actually the guy who brought the adapter and laptop/external drive, lol - but admit in hindsight it was stressful and not practical most of the time.

    This practice was eventually retired and replaced by having more SSDs once the prices weren't a consideration anymore.

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  • Peter C.
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    I wish Atomos would have quality long gop mp4 recording option. I know I'm in the minority because I'm using it for backup purposes. The other related issue is that you can't delete individual files. If you forget to format the drive at the start of a day, the drive is mostly full and you've run out of space there is nothing you can do. Unless you have laptop and the drive caddy. Both of which you're unlikely to have on a shoot where you're there to only film, you can't copy off the video you filmed that day to be able to format the drive.

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  • NorBro
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    Presumably Atomos holds on until RED's patent runs out in 4 years, isn't renewed/extended (if possible), and Apple starts to license internal ProRes RAW to everyone, with of course their phones getting the best and making mobile video acquisition yet again even better.

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  • Zack Birlew
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    This does bring up a good point, if Atomos goes under, who replaces them as a Prores RAW recorder? Does everybody just switch to BRAW with the Blackmagic Video Assist series? Granted, I'm seeing the writing on the wall with newer cameras getting RAW video internally in the near future but even for legacy devices, where are the premium recording options going to come from?

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  • NorBro
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    I've rarely had a problem with anything I've ever bought and I can count on one hand the times I had to send in something to be repaired - but I'll also consider that maybe I just didn't use stuff enough (some stuff I did, like ten things, tons of use).

    Atomos' were solid for me, the 5-6 I owned over the years.

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  • Peter C.
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    I never had a problem with my Atomos. Guess I'm one of the lucky few.

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