The Ninja 2 paired with the C100 or 5D Mark III gives the ability to record ProRes and DNxHD, as well as utilize 422 color space. With 50Mbps still being the minimum data rate for broadcast delivery, the Ninja 2 is an ideal solution for users who need a lightweight and affordable solution that allows them to record quality well beyond the broadcast minimum.
Watch my video above [below] to learn how to set up the C100 to trigger record on the Ninja 2 and how to set up the 5D Mark III for a clean uncompressed output.
How different is the quality between the AVCHD file and Prores? Here’s a comparison by Adam Stevenson:
Next, let’s rig the Canon C100:
Kitting cameras is always challenging because every camera operator shoots a bit differently. When building a camera rig, it is essential to get the ergonomics right to ensure operator comfort and ease-of-use. In the video above [below], I show two popular ways to rig out the Canon C100 and give an overview of all the accessories needed to complete your kit.
If you don’t know much about the Canon C100, watch Philip Bloom’s review here: