New EPIC camcorder first to beat D800E dxomark score

Started Mar 3, 2014 | Discussions thread
Luke Kaven
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Re: New EPIC camcorder first to beat D800E dxomark score
In reply to jintoku, Mar 4, 2014

It does temporal oversampling.  That's partly how it gets its high DR.  In other words, I don't think you can get that DR at 1/500th sec.  I think you can get it at reasonable cine shutter angles, closer to 1/50th-1/60th.

Be prepared for the possibility that the extra DR is not at the bottom end.  It might be at the top end.

In the end, the Dragon is a purpose-built machine with tweaks appropriate for a cine camera.  And if Nikon needed that in a still camera, they could do it too.  In the meantime, I think they'll be able to get the extra DR they want in the next generation of sensors.

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