Author Topic: Recording RAW and H.264 at the same time  (Read 4026 times)


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Re: Recording RAW and H.264 at the same time
« Reply #25 on: March 14, 2017, 07:40:46 PM »
This is a great idea. Tested it and it works well. However, would it be possible to have the proxy h.264 recording together with the non-lite flavour of MLV (with sound).
That would make post-production syncing a lot easier. Thanks!


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Re: Recording RAW and H.264 at the same time
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2017, 04:11:22 PM »
what about separating chroma channels to be recorded with RAW video? could it further cut the RAW video bitrate?

combining the chroma channels with the H264 compressed video in post, this should give better video quality for the slow write speed camera

quality between full RAW and H264, while giving longer record time perhaps.


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Re: Recording RAW and H.264 at the same time
« Reply #28 on: April 16, 2017, 12:10:54 AM »
As it currently stands, this isn't meant to be used as an online/offline proxy solution, right, it's more of a 'confidence check'? With the h.264 file starting before and ending after the raw, and having no option for timecode (unless with the 5D3 there is a way of ML 'reading' camera timecode I don't know about) there's really no current solution for re-conforming offline proxies to online raw in post, cierto? Not to mention filenames are different. But the h.264 file can be set to inherit timecode from the camera clock which ML has more than frame-accurate access to no?

Finishing a shoot, popping the SD card into a laptop, editing, and reconforming and processing only the needed ML clips would be quite the treat. The only camera that does this well for me currently is any DSMC2 body from Red and even then it's on the same media as the raw file which is less convenient. The lack of a simultaneous proxy solution was the one thing that kept me from buying an Ursa mini pro. Would be delightfully humorous if ML ends up being able to do this ;)