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Uncompressed video via HDMI becomes popular again

A year ago, the Atomos Ninja and the Cinedeck Extreme field recorders were about the two only ones that could record video directly to a high-quality codec using a video camera’s HDMI output. Today, Black Magic has at least three devices that are capable of recording to Uncompressed the same way.

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Comparing an AVCHD with Ninja recording

We have taken our camcorder, mounted it on a tripod and panned a scene that shows a medieval cathedral in the Gothic style. We first recorded the scene using the camera’s built-in AVCHD codec, and then repeated the panning movement, recording with the Atomos Ninja.