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Offline Mike Warren

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Open Source 4K Cinema Camera
« on: October 08, 2013, 12:08:24 pm »
http://www.redsharknews.com/technology/item/1123-this-could-be-the-biggest-advance-in-camera-design-for-a-decade

I'd love to see this come to fruition, but it seems to me to be too big a project for the potential user base.

Also, half decent lenses tend to cost more than the camera bodies, and I can't see that being able to be done under the OSH model.
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Re: Open Source 4K Cinema Camera
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 02:31:28 pm »
Seems thay are more interested in openness for flexibility rather than cost etc.
If they can buy the sensors I see no reason this isn't entirely doable - everything else can be done with off-the-shelf parts and some mechanical bits.
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 03:10:40 pm »
Maybe there's some enormous community of DIY lens grinding enthusiasts lurking about?
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Re: Open Source 4K Cinema Camera
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 05:12:03 pm »
Here's the web site for the project: https://www.apertus.org/

This is very exciting!
 

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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2013, 07:00:03 pm »
That's so totally sick.
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Re: Open Source 4K Cinema Camera
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 09:17:31 pm »
Very cool! Wonder how big the sensor is.



Looks APS-ish. I think it might be this one:

http://www.cmosis.com/news/press_releases/towerjazz_and_cmosis_announce_ramp_to_volume_production_for_cmosis_12_megan
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