Upgrading options on gear are often misleading dreams concocted by the marketing department.

People nag about not having the option to upgrade their gear. But the faster the tech evolves, the more useless the option to upgrade becomes. There are also fewer reasons to fix any tech because everything is progressing so fast

PC gear is often bought with the option of future upgradeability – nowadays that option is rarely realized. I upgraded my display card because my 4k/60fps footage from GH5 was not played back flawlessly in Davinci Resolve 14. The playback was almost glitch-free, and the scrubbing could have been smoother. That was the situation with my GTX 970 card. I was setting my hopes on fixing the playback/scrubbing lag by simply upgrading my GPU. Now I can say that was a no go.  Continue reading “Upgrading options on gear are often misleading dreams concocted by the marketing department.”

About my audio test video: GH5 with RSVMX.

So the key finding of the video was summed up in one sentence: “It’s not so much about the quality of the microphone, as it is the quality of the receiving preamps, that affect the end result the most.” and also, the obvious: “If you really want good audio, you have to have good/expensive microphone, good/expensive separate audio recorder and of course, the skill and knowledge to use them both.” and of course, what comes to good audio, it truly is the post production, where it is being made. But still, if the material coming from shooting is sub par, the end result is not going to be “full of aural wonders.”

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