Barry Anderson chose the Ninja-2

Barry Anderson chose the Ninja-2 to test out the latest firmware update for the 5D Mark III and says ‘the Atomos Ninja 2 works like a charm.
Recently Canon announced the latest firmware update for the 5D Mark III camera (Version 1.2.1).  The exciting new feature here for video is the clean HDMI out on the camera that allows you to record the signal to an external recorder.  The clean HDMI out sends the video feed over the HDMI cable without any of the menus or markings so it can be recorded and used for your edit.
I chose the Atomos Ninja 2 external recorder to use on two of my recent productions and it works like a charm. The HDMI feed goes directly into the recorder and is recorded onto a SSD drive.  If you have primarily been using DSLR cameras SSD drives may be new to you.  They are solid state drives that are about the size of an iPhone.
If this is your first time using SSD drives there are a few things you should know. You need an adapter or device to connect to your computer. There are two that I have really been liking....
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Videographer Dmitry Sedov
Moscow, Russia


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