E-M5 has DR 13!

Started Apr 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Detail Man
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Re: Sony NEX 7: 12 bit raw
In reply to dotborg, Apr 15, 2012

dotborg painted:


The NEX-7 uses an in-camera data-compression scheme that (effectively) transforms the base of the bits of it's RAW files to a base other than base 2 (making your fantasies come true in a sense). However, those compressed and specially encoded RAW image-files have to be specifcally decoded by an inverse decoding algorithm in order to be read . Note that this is not the case where it comes to the EM-5 of your dreams, so perhaps you need to come up with a new fantasy theory ?

Regarding NEX-7: http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1042&thread=39707815

How about a theory that the EM-5 contains 14-bit ADC ? That would (at least) be ... possible ..

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