Monday, August 31, 2009



It is official now:

- 18MP APS-C CMOS (but with new low noise tech (?))
- Dual DIGIC 4
- 8 FPS (94 FINE JPEG/ 15 RAW)
- New eight-directional double cross central AF point, total 19 cross AF points
- ISO 100-6400 (expandable to 12,800), 14 bit Analog to Digital Conversion
- 4.3 micron pixel size (5dmk2 had 6.4µm), with gapless microlenses
- 100% 1.0X magni VF with intelligent display, horizon assist
- New iFCL metering (exposure and colour)
- 3′ 920K Version II LCD, 160 deg viewing
- Live view w Face-priority AF
- New switch for Live View/Video mode
- Aero-dynamic body design, metallic shutter sound, 150K shutter life
- New 24mm built-in flash, supports EOS intelligent speedlite system
- A.L.O
- P.I.C
- Picture style
- WiFi file transmission 802.11a/b/g, geotagging support using GPS devices
- EOS Integrated Dust Removal system

Now to the reason why you reading news on this blog about a (V)DSLR:

- At 1920x1080: 24p (23.976), 25p, 30p (29.97) fps
- At 1280 x 720: 50p / 60p (59.94) fps) or SD/VGA
- At 640 x 480: 50p / 60p (59.94) fps)
- Video Format: MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
- Dedicated start/stop button for Movie shooting and Live View Mode
- Onboard 2 channel audio and external audio input
- Shutter Speed 1/30 – 1/4000 second in video mode
- full manual controls
- in-camera editing
- 12 minutes clip limit on 1080p (24min on SD)
- 2,1 MP in 1080p
- rolling shutter effect still same as on the 5dmk2
- Type C HDMI (up to 1080i resolution is supported), NTSC/PAL video out plus an extension terminal on the base of the camera for a wireless transmitter

What can I say? Thank you Canon! You really seam to nail it this time!
Put the 7d in combo with the Aja Ki pro and you'll got your self a camera that can compare with cameras like the red! Now I really can't wait for the 5dmk3 to come out; 25p uncompressed HDMI output from a full sensor? Uhhh, this is going to be a beast!

Price: 1700 $ body only
Pre-order: amazon
EOS 7D Listing Date: scheduled for the end of September 2009
Source: http://www.canonrumors.com/2009/08/eos-7d-press-release/
and http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002NEGTTW/?tag=prolost-20

Update: many example videos have showed up on the net, check: here here and here and on many other places on the web. Most of these examples videos are baldy done and it is hard to really judge how good the camera is from those examples. Still I can sense a big image quality (IQ) difference between the 5dmk2 and the 7d in favor of the 5dmk2. The dynamic range of the 7D just seams to be awful :/


Canon 7D Sample Video from Gizmodo on Vimeo.



Canon EOS 7D Framerate Sample from PopSci.com on Vimeo.

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2 Comments:

Penélope Sierra said...

Art is meaning and emotion and you know see.

Un abrazo desde España.

Penélope Sierra

Photographer

vespatian said...

Wow! Great quality :O

 
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