CineD has been engaged on a brand new digital camera and lens database for years and so they’re out there now. The CineD Databases embrace a variety of helpful instruments, together with breakdowns of cameras, lenses, and a formidable Lens Protection Device that tells you if a lens can cowl your digital camera’s sensor in a particular recording mode.
Let’s take every of the three new instruments in flip, beginning with the Digital camera Database. This device reveals CineD’s standardized check outcomes for every examined digital camera in an easy-to-read format, together with outcomes for dynamic vary, rolling shutter and recording occasions. There are additionally fundamental specs, together with a breakdown of sensor dimension and out there recording modes. Any cameras with the ‘Lab’ tag have been absolutely lab-tested utilizing CineD’s standardized testing strategies. As soon as you’ve got chosen a digital camera, you possibly can choose a second digital camera for straightforward side-by-side comparisons. The Digital camera Database additionally ranks cameras throughout key efficiency metrics, like dynamic vary and rolling shutter.
The Lens Database reveals technical specs, like shut focus distance, size, weight, entrance diameter, filter thread, and out there lens mounts, for a variety of lenses. Lenses are separated into six classes: spherical primes, spherical zooms, anamorphic primes, anamorphic zooms, photograph primes and photograph zooms. You may filter lenses by producer, focal size, aperture and filter thread.
|CineD’s Lens Database contains precious data for a variety of lenses|
The Lens Protection Device is a formidable device that means that you can see if a mixture of digital camera, lens, and recording mode will current points like vignetting. You may also see how a given lens behaves regarding crop modes and whether or not a pace booster or an expander will make sense to your wants. Concerning a focal expander or reducer, you possibly can choose to use these whereas utilizing the device, too. The device may also present how an adjunct impacts stops of sunshine.
The Lens Protection Device is particular because of CineD’s large database of picture circle information for a variety of lenses from many producers. Picture circle data is just not all the time straightforward to search out, and producers hardly ever embrace it in specs sheets. It is price noting that the Lens Protection Device would not let you know if a lens can bodily be mounted in your digital camera, nevertheless it will let you know if the lens’ picture circle is appropriate to your chosen digital camera and recording mode.
All of CineD’s new database instruments can be found for everybody, though you want a free CineD account to take full benefit of the databases. If you would like to examine them out, click on right here.
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