Cameras, Codecs and Confusion


Never before have there been so many cameras and external recorders at so many price points. This wide selection also comes with old codecs, new codecs, variations upon codecs, different implementations of codecs, etc. You’re confused and your post house or client may even need clarification. We will look at selected cameras and recorders in various price ranges, understand the strengths and limitations of their codecs, compare these to the various external recorders and consider editing requirements.

  • Overview of Selected Cameras
  • 4K or HD?
  • Log, Raw or Rec 709
  • Codecs – MPEG2, ProRes, DNx and H.264
  • Editing Considerations – Hardware Requirements and Software Options
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