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According to The Digital Picture, the Canon 5D Mk II and 7D are subject to an optional hardware upgrade.

The full-frame 5D Mk II is still a hot-selling HDSLR, but the interwebs have been abuzz with speculation about what the potential successor will be like. Everything from RAW HD video, 4K video output, wireless flash control, much faster burst rate, to 39MP have been rumored. What features would be on your wish list? When will it come out? We'd love for you to share your thoughts in the comments below.

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At the NAB 2012 show in Las Vegas this week, Canon unveiled a pair of Cinema EOS cameras that represent the company’s headfirst entry into the 4K pool. With the EOS-1D C and the EOS C500, Canon will have in its arsenal both a 4K digital cinema camcorder and a 4K DSLR camera by the end of the year. 

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The new Canon 5D Mark III is the updated version of a camera that became not only a go-to full frame DSLR for professional photographers and serious enthusiasts, but also a surprisingly capable, affordable and relatively tiny HD video camera for cutting-edge video productions. 

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A clever new piece of equipment is available that corrects all of the shortcomings of HDSLR audio, in a single compact, camera-mountable box. The Fostex DC-R302 is a three-channel field mixer, with a two-channel high-resolution audio recorder built in.

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The original Canon EOS 60D was released roughly a year and a half ago and has adequately filled a niche for small-form DSLRs able to capture quality images and video without bearing the bulk of higher-end cameras.

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One way to improve the quality of your in-camera audio when shooting video with an HDSLR camera is to utilize an external adapter box (called a Camcorder XLR Adapter). These gizmos attach to the base of your camera and enable you to connect multiple XLR microphones to your camera’s lowly mini-plug mic input. 

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Our three-part series on Zacuto DSLR rigs opens with an informative primer on handheld support rigs for DSLR cameras, detailing their basic operation and their benefits. 

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Each Zacuto DSLR rig is modular, meaning it’s made up of discrete parts that can be added to expand its functionality—or subtracted to make a rig more compact and lightweight. These interchangeable parts all serve specific purposes.

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Zacuto DSLR rigs are each the sum of several individual parts, but for convenience’s sake the company offers several pre-designed rigs that serve specific shooting needs. Of course, these full systems can be further customized almost without limitation.

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With the announcement of the Nikon D800 and the D800E, you might wonder which camera is best for you. This article is intended to highlight the crucial differences between the two cameras and ultimately help you decide which camera better suits your needs.

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Mitch Aunger runs the extremely-popular Planet 5D community. Founded around the advent of HDSLRs, the site has evolved over the years to not only being a host to reviews and news, but also aggregating lots of the cultural changes within the HDSLR community, and interviewing top professionals.

We recently had the chance to squeeze some time in with Mitch to ask him a couple of questions about HDSLR culture, and lots more.

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The long-awaited Canon EOS 5D Mark III has finally arrived. Offering refinement and improvement over its predecessor, the camera maintains its position as a very capable DSLR that’s ideal for high-quality image capture and HD video recording.

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The Tascam DR-40 is the most budget-friendly portable digital recorder on the market that offers advanced features like dual combo-XLR inputs and four-channel recording. A new firmware update adds independent level-control to its external inputs.

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When Nikon introduced the D700, in July 2008, many Nikon aficionados were thrilled to be able to purchase a full-frame Nikon DSLR for about half the price of Nikon’s heftier and pricier D3 series cameras. That said, it looks like Nikon is about to make a lot of people even happier this time around.

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Olympus knows a thing or two about making portable recorders, and its new LS-100 has the distinction of being the highest-quality model the company has ever produced. It features an excellent-sounding pair of built-in stereo condenser microphones, as well as a pair of XLR combo inputs.

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