The prevailing wisdom is that 30fps 8K is pretty good but increasing your frame rate when shooting to 60fps is better. I’ve been doing intense testing of the Canon R5 & the R5C with the RF 5.2mm Dual Fisheye lens, and the perfect test situation was presented to me with a Jazz performance.
African Ride Jazz is an uplifting, joyous experience that is perfect for these post covid blues times, and with Spatial Audio, it will surround you!. It reminds you that life goes on and that smiles are also contagious. Part two, African Ride Jazz, performed recently at Smalls Jazz Club in Bangkok. This 5-minute cut of Dugu Kamalemba features Thong on bass, Yack on guitar 1, Darrell Kelly on guitar 2, Jakob Dinesen on saxophone, and Didier Mpondo on drum and vocals.
Smalls is a fantastic small club in Bangkok. In the owner’s words is described as, “Your moody multi-level neighborhood bar with a retro feel; featuring quality music, modern art, late-night dining and no-nonsense pours of serious alcohol.” If you plan to visit Thailand, Smalls is a must-see destination in Bangkok.
But now for the test and the Challenge.
Here is the link for African Ride Part One shot at 30fs
Oculus : https://www.oculus.com/experiences/media/705673947449895/
DeoVR : https://deovr.com/videos/cool-african-jazz-on-a-hot-night-in-bangkok-at-smalls-in-bangkok-1072
And here is the link for African Jazz Part 40 @ 60fps
Oculus : https://www.oculus.com/experiences/media/689503688990899/
DeoVR : https://deovr.com/videos/does-60fps-and-ambisonic-audio-make-a-difference-african-ride-part-4-1720
The question and Challenge:
Can you tell the difference between them? If so, how would you describe it?
Second Question. Which platform looks better?
Please leave responses in the comments.
So how good are your eyes?
Getting Geared Up
Here are the specs of the Atomos Ninja V+
|Panel Type IPS-Type LCD|
|Display Size 5.2″ / 13.2 cm|
|Resolution 1920 x 1080|
|Aspect Ratio 16:9|
|Maximum Brightness 1000 cd/m2|
|Bit Depth / Color Support 8-Bit+FRC (1.07 Billion Colors)|
|HDR Compatibility Advanced HDR|
|Pixels Per Inch (ppi) 423 ppi|
|Color Gamut 100% Rec. 709|
|Real-Time LUT Monitoring SDR|
|Image Controls Anamorphic De-Squeeze, Blue Only, False Color, Focus Peaking, Pixel Zoom, RGB Parade, Scaling, Vectorscope, Waveform, Zebra|
|Video 1 x HDMI Type A (HDMI 2.0) Input|
|1 x HDMI Type A (HDMI 2.0) Output|
|Embedded Audio HDMI: 2-Channel|
|Audio 1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Mic/Line Input|
|1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Headphone Output|
|Built-In Speaker None|
|Power I/O 1 x D-Tap Input|
|Other I/O 1 x LANC (2.5 mm)|
|Media/Memory Card Slot None|
Video Format HDMI (8/10-Bit 4:2:2)
8K Raw: 30
4K Raw: 120/60/30
DCI 4K: 120/60/50/30/25/24
UHD 4K: 60/50/30/25/24
|Gamma Curve Rec709|
Video Signal Conversion HDMI to SDI
DCI 4K: 60/50/30/25/24
UHD 4K: 60/50/30/25/24
Timecode Support Yes
Pulldown Conversion 2:2, 3:2
Camera Trigger HDMI
Pre-Roll Record 4K: 2 Seconds
Full HD: 8 Seconds
Encoding Formats Up to 7680 x 4320
ProRes 422, HQ, LT, Raw, Raw HQ 8/10-Bit 4:2:2 at up to 120 fps
H.265 422 10-Bit 4:2:2 at up to 120 fps
H.265 422 8/10-Bit 4:2:0 at up to 120 fps
DNxHR HQ, HQX, LB, SQ 8/10-Bit
|Maximum Audio Tracks 12|
Metadata Tagging 10
DC Input Power 6.2 to 16.8 VDC
Built-In Battery None
Battery Type 1 x L-Series
Power Consumption 10 W (Typical)
22 W (Maximum)
Mounting 2 x 3/8″-16 Female
Operating Temperature 104°F / 40°C
Material of Construction Aluminum, Polycarbonate
Dimensions 5.9 x 3.6 x 1.2″ / 151 x 91.5 x 31.5 mm
Weight 12.7 oz / 360 g
Package Weight 3.575 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.7 x 7.1 x 4.7″
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Available soon on DEOVR Oculus/Meta Headset and YouTube
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