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Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. In the Elphel camera recording audio in sync with video is done by using Linux-compatible (since most USB devices do not require additional drivers they just need to be plugged in and are ready to go - so far all devices we tried worked out of the box) USB audio devices. These are widely available and range from simple thumb sticks with two 3.5mm jacks to multi... Read more
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Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. Power Consumption Elphel offers the modified Elphel 353 camera that works with 12-36V DC for additional 50$. This modification is the key to enable mobile operation. The best efficiency range is said to be at around 15V. Typical Elphel camera power consumption: 2400 milliwatts just booted 3000 milliwatts after setting image parameters 3700 milliwatts streamer on... Read more
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Photographed using 2 Diva Lites by gregorfischer.photography (flickr.com Creative Commons) I love the Kinoflo Diva Lite - it provides soft but strong light and gives great texture to faces. Since I always have it at disposal and can use it whenever I want I took it for granted already. It was just in Geneva at the first global apertus° community meet up when I wanted to rent one for the apertus° booth that I discovered how incredibly expensive these are. So I started my research to find out... » Read more
About Professional cinema grade lighting equipment is expensive. But after a Kinoflo Divalite 401 tear down we discovered that it consists mostly of off-the-shelf parts that can be sourced locally for a fraction of the price of buying from the original manufacturer. So this DIY project seeks to build a light that is almost as good as the original for just a fraction of the price. Future expansions could make it better than the original though: put in an Arduino like micro controller plus... Read more
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This software is still in the concept phase - there is no download link. We are looking for software developers! Help us to push it further. About There are several free and open raw-image processing tools for still images like: ufraw , darktable , RawTherapee , Rawstudio , digiKam and many more. While some of them offer batch processing capabilities none of these tools were designed for moving pictures. Processing DNG sequences is cumbersome and time consuming, CinemaDNG MXF files are not yet... Read more
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