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Old November 5th, 2009, 12:06 PM   #1
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Rebuilding Website, Looking for Photos

We are in the process of rebuilding our website (which is long overdue). We would like to include still images of the nano/XDR mounted on your camera, or in your helicopter, airplane, race car, balloon, motorcycle, underwater rig, elephant, or whatever. We are looking for high-quality close-in shots, showing the recorder and wide angle shots, showing the application/location (desert, rain-forest, jungle, etc). A few lines about the application and possibly a description of how the XDR/nano played a role (image quality, low-power, small size, rugged operation) would be helpful.

We will be glad to include your name and company, if desired.

Please e-mail to Mike at convergent-design.com. You can also post low-rez versions of the images on this forum.

We will also have a page on the web site devoted to video clips from the XDR/nano; we'll ask for this footage in a few weeks.

Any help is much appreciated-
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Old November 5th, 2009, 04:03 PM   #2
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Mike, are you also collecting screen shots from parallel recordings? It would be great to have access to the test comparison images use during the development of the Nanflash/XDR. I know I'm a broken record, but the absence of these images is gating my purchase.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 07:00 PM   #3
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Mike, are you also collecting screen shots from parallel recordings? It would be great to have access to the test comparison images use during the development of the Nanflash/XDR. I know I'm a broken record, but the absence of these images is gating my purchase.
Hi Gints-
OK, we'll try to post as many comparison shots as reasonable. Here's another one of sparks from a grinding wheel shot with an EX1.

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Old November 6th, 2009, 10:14 AM   #4
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WoW!!

Such a HUGE step up in quality from every aspect.

Grainy look totally gone.
Blocking, color artifacts gone.

Just a beautiful shot improvement with the 4:2:2 100mbps.
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Old November 6th, 2009, 10:34 AM   #5
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The Pictures Don't Lie !

HI Mike:
This is perhaps the clearest example of the common differences between 35 Mbps 4:2:0 and CD's Long GOP 100 Mbps 4:2:2 I have ever seen. These pictures don't lie !
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Old November 6th, 2009, 12:35 PM   #6
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Hi Mike:
Just so you know I responded to your PM to me and I'm awaiting your response.

Thanks,

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Old November 6th, 2009, 02:41 PM   #7
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Thanks, Mike. I've seen the two EX1 35/100 MBps examples you posted a couple of months ago, and they do make the case. Will you be making the source videos of these frame grabs available for download?
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Old November 6th, 2009, 05:01 PM   #8
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Thanks, Mike. I've seen the two EX1 35/100 MBps examples you posted a couple of months ago, and they do make the case. Will you be making the source videos of these frame grabs available for download?
Hi Gints-
Good question, let me check if the original footage is still available.

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Old November 6th, 2009, 05:12 PM   #9
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Actually, the EX1 footage 35Mbs looks almost good. I would have expected worse.
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Old November 15th, 2009, 07:30 AM   #10
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Dear Friends,

Doug Jensen of Vortex Media has provided us with some great photos of his nanoFlash mounted on the Sony PDW-F800.

Please note that if these photos are used for any purpose, please credit Doug Jensen and www.VortexMedia.com.
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Old November 15th, 2009, 01:42 PM   #11
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My goodness, that's a fine looking camera. Does it have the air-shocks that make it bounce up and down on the tripod?
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Old November 15th, 2009, 07:05 PM   #12
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Hi Friends:
Nice Nano & Camera shot. Perhaps this is the best picture showing the relative size of the Nano versus a real broadcast camera. Cool.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 05:38 AM   #13
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hvr-z7, nanoflash and letus35 extreme

http://www.gecoproducciones.cl/letus...s/image005.jpg

here is my config.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 06:36 AM   #14
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Hi Gerardo,

Thank you for showing us your rig.

What matt box and rail system are you using if you done't mind me asking.

Best regards

Mike.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:46 AM   #15
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Mike will send a few stills along soon.
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