B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

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Janis Lionel

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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostMon Jul 02, 2018 5:21 pm

Craig Seeman wrote:Suggestion for cDNG in MXF wrapper
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would love that as well. Any type of wrapper would be amazing for performance and backup speed ==> no need for ProRes RAW if cDNG gets a wrapper.
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PostTue Jul 03, 2018 4:14 am

Kristian Lam wrote:That bit regarding time code is an error. It will jam to LTC input on the 3.5mm audio connection if valid LTC is present.


Hi Kristian, on the topic of timecode, can multiple BMPCC4K camera be set to the real world time using the iOS app? The idea is a poor man's timecode sync. Also how many BMPCC4K can be linked to and triggered from 1 iPad app to start stop recording?
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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostTue Jul 03, 2018 4:16 am

Hi, will the BMPCC4K have a notch in the battery cover to allow for Canon dummy battery solutions?
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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostTue Jul 03, 2018 11:33 pm

Cheong Ying Sien wrote:
Hi Kristian, on the topic of timecode, can multiple BMPCC4K camera be set to the real world time using the iOS app? The idea is a poor man's timecode sync. Also how many BMPCC4K can be linked to and triggered from 1 iPad app to start stop recording?


Unfortunately no. There is no such feature yet in the iPad control.

The iPad app can only control 1 camera at a time.
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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostTue Jul 03, 2018 11:33 pm

Cheong Ying Sien wrote:Hi, will the BMPCC4K have a notch in the battery cover to allow for Canon dummy battery solutions?


No notch but the door is removable.
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PostWed Jul 04, 2018 12:39 am

Kristian Lam wrote:
Cheong Ying Sien wrote:
Hi Kristian, on the topic of timecode, can multiple BMPCC4K camera be set to the real world time using the iOS app? The idea is a poor man's timecode sync. Also how many BMPCC4K can be linked to and triggered from 1 iPad app to start stop recording?


Unfortunately no. There is no such feature yet in the iPad control.

The iPad app can only control 1 camera at a time.


So can can the time on the camera be set to the time on the iPad? Meaning the time universal iOS timer is synced to the bmpcc4k?
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PostWed Jul 04, 2018 12:41 am

Kristian Lam wrote:
Cheong Ying Sien wrote:Hi, will the BMPCC4K have a notch in the battery cover to allow for Canon dummy battery solutions?


No notch but the door is removable.


Hi Kristian, to clarify: after the door is removed, will the battery or dummy catch and stay in place?
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PostThu Jul 05, 2018 7:25 am

Cheong Ying Sien wrote:
Hi Kristian, to clarify: after the door is removed, will the battery or dummy catch and stay in place?


Yes, it will stay in place.
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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostThu Jul 05, 2018 3:34 pm

Why can't it be programmed for alternative uses of the ports, bluetooth and WiFi. It's easy enough to sandbox the use of the ports and part of the FPGA. Allowing people to program useful customisations. You know how Red developed the revolutionary Red ray codec, and told us they would reveal his it worked, but then didn't. Let's say somebody had a codec as good or better than redray and prores, which they want to put on your camera as an alternative to prores. That instantly can make the camera much more sable for TV, as you her a near lossless 50 mbit/s or less codec, a small fraction of the data rate of raw.

Thanks


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PostThu Jul 05, 2018 10:41 pm

rick.lang wrote:Oops, gotta make this post relevant to the thread. I guess I’m suggesting kinda silly but memorable names have a place in BMD’s marketing of cameras. Pocket? Hardly inspirational but better than BMPCC.


Even more memorable would be actual names, like John, Henry, Carbuncle... :D
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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostWed Jul 11, 2018 7:59 pm

Looking into ProRes RAW

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Looking into ProRes RAW
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Re: B&H "BMD Expert" answers BMPCC4K questions

PostWed Jul 11, 2018 8:00 pm

5" LCD not HDR
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5" LCD not HDR
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