Canon has released the new Firmware update for the 5dmk3 – looking forward to trying it out. It will mean a faster workflow, less compression, more monitoring flexibility, and also the ability to record to 2 devices at once (ie the internal card, and an external recorder). After having an SSD failure that was close to catastrophic on a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, the need to record in parralell has been an important lesson.
It is a shame that the Macbookpro Retina is not a Pro computer – the HDMI is only an output device – part of the consumerisation of what used to be professional Apple products.
The link to download is here!
Now – the only issue – is which recorder to get…