Industry News: The first Nikon Z 9 specifications

jvillain

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It suggests it has 1Gb/s ethernet, but for the extra data I would think they would move to 2.5 or 10Gb/s ethernet now that it would have to push significantly larger files than the 20MP that have become the norm.

Once you go past 1Gb the amount of heat the nixc produces and the power to drive the chip become huge. Have a look at the heat sync on this thing.

Beyond that the number of people in the world that have the ability to actually use 10Gb in that they have the networking and disk subsystems that can utilize it are incredably small. I am not convinced this will be ethernet. I suspect it will be one of the more modern versions of wifi.
 
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MiJax

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The body is only well spec'ed if you don't account for any improvement on Canon's 1DX replacement, and obviously that is highly unlikely. What I do find interesting is them throwing away common practices of low megapixel Sports/PJ bodies.

That said, if true... that makes the Sony A9x rumor a little more viable. With Nikon and Sony both pushing their Sports/PJ bodies to 50MP, I would assume they have intel that Canon plans to do the same. With R1 test bodies rumored to be out in mid testing now, its not unthinkable.

Interesting times.
 
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degos

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Canon really has the chance to take a massive lead with the R1.

Canon won't do anything too risky with the R1. Traditional 1D reliability and conservatism, but even more of the latter than usual due to the need to convince 1D users than the MILC can deliver the goods when shooting 2000 frames per day.

I'd reckon 45MP, no IBIS, 20FPS.
 

Codebunny

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Once you go past 1Gb the amount of heat the nixc produces and the power to drive the chip become huge. Have a look at the heat sync on this thing.

Beyond that the number of people in the world that have the ability to actually use 10Gb in that they have the networking and disk subsystems that can utilize it are incredably small. I am not convinced this will be ethernet. I suspect it will be one of the more modern versions of wifi.

2.5 Gb has worked its way down as a good compromise. It doesn't need the massive head spreaders anymore and even the 10Gb in my Mac mini canny be all that big. I think we will see 2.5 Gb sooner than later, it is good enough and doesn't require recabling.

 
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David - Sydney

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Aye and the Z7/D850 processor can go higher I am sure. There are quite comparable if a little sharper than the R5 sensor due to the lack of AA filter I hear.
Isn't an AA filter mandatory for controlling moire for video? The 5DSR was a specialist landscape (in my opinion) on this basis.
Can a hybrid still/video truly have no AA filter?
 

flip314

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Isn't an AA filter mandatory for controlling moire for video? The 5DSR was a specialist landscape (in my opinion) on this basis.
Can a hybrid still/video truly have no AA filter?

That's not aliasing, that's the extra sharpness you get from throwing away the completely useless AA filter! Canon only adds it to cripple their cameras so that they can re-sell you a version without it later.
 

Codebunny

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Isn't an AA filter mandatory for controlling moire for video? The 5DSR was a specialist landscape (in my opinion) on this basis.
Can a hybrid still/video truly have no AA filter?

Wouldn’t know. I only do stills shooting and only give the video specs the most cursory glance. If I was going to take a video, I use use my phone.
 

AlanF

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Diffraction is a good example of what I mean. My 18 megapixel full frame camera allows me to use up to f/11 until diffraction becomes visible. With 45 megapixels this limit is at 7.1. So for a higher sharpness of the area in focus a high megapixel camera provides, I would have to sacrifice some depth of field. The same problem appears with moving subjects. More megapixels force me to use an even shorter exposure to avoid motion blur when having more megapixels.

If you output to the same size of printing or viewing, diffraction will be the same for the high resolution and low resolution sensors and you will have the same depth of field. Similar arguments apply to many of discussions of low vs high resolution sensors, such as noise, DR, shake, movement etc - they will appear worse for the high density sensor only when you enlarge it more than the low density sensor's image.
 

Iwasaki

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Kinda like to see less of Nikon over here :)

Kinda triggers me :D

This is the camera I shot for 20 years but the company left me, the professional, behind.
 

Codebunny

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Kinda like to see less of Nikon over here :)

Kinda triggers me :D

This is the camera I shot for 20 years but the company left me, the professional, behind.

Oh a whole this forum tends too show interest in all brands and leaves the usual Xbox vs Playstation stuff out of it.