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Real digital 1080/4K cine camera from Canon?


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#1 Vincent Sweeney

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 02:27 AM

I'm trying to ignore this kind of thing more and more lately but thought I'd share this for the tech fans here.

Overheard a rumor this evening: Canon. S35mm sensor. At least 422, 10bit built in so approved for BBC and Discovery. Possible 4K option(?). Well under $20k. EF mount possible. Maybe new lens options. Targeting F3 and RED heavily.

Unrelated to 2010 demo of 4K sensor.
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#2 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 02:38 AM

There was an April fool Canon camera. Lots of rumours around about Canon video cameras, including 2 versions of the 5D III.

There's even a web site:

http://www.canonrumors.com/
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Posted 16 June 2011 - 03:15 AM

This came from a non-internet source who is way ahead of anything like that.
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Posted 16 June 2011 - 03:45 AM

No reason why there couldn't be such a camera in development, there seems to be a reasonably sized market for the $13k-15k Super 35mm sensor cameras. It mightn't make their DSLR video fans happy, but that's a different market and I suspect they mightn't even be happy with a Canon version of the FS100 because of the price.
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