Why not RAW capability?

Started May 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
JaFO
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Re: Because the makers want to charge you more for RAW
In reply to Deleted1929, May 10, 2012

Are you sure that cameras always produce a complete raw picture ?

Perhaps they encode straight to jpeg in order to save on RAM/buffer capacity.

As such there wouldn't be a way to extract the 'original' raw from the hardware if they wanted to.

(do cameras that shoot in raw & jpeg allow for faster speeds if the only output is jpeg ? I wonder if that's been tested.)

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