FINALLY! 24fps video comes to the Canon EOS RP, Canon EOS 90D and more

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Canon has at the moment introduced a firmware improve that can lastly imbue two of its most up-to-date cameras, the Canon EOS RP and Canon EOS 90D, with the flexibility to shoot video at 24 frames per second. 

Each cameras will obtain the replace later this month, with the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II every receiving it by the tip of December. Lastly, the firmware for the Canon EOS M6 Mark II “will be available during 2020.”

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This replace will tackle one of the crucial peculiar out-of-the-box video limitations of the cameras, all of which have been closely marketed primarily based on their video capabilities – specifically, a lot was product of the truth that the Canon EOS M6 Mark II and Canon EOS 90D boast uncropped 4K recording for the primary time on a Canon interchangeable lens physique. 

It was beforehand attainable to shoot at 25fps on these cameras (our pattern footage beneath for the Canon EOS M6 Mark II was shot in 4K at 25fps), with customers typically having to juggle between NTSC mode (the 60Hz video customary utilized in territories like North America and Japan) and PAL mode (the 50Hz customary used within the UK and Europe) to make the choice obtainable. 

Watch video: Canon EOS M6 Mark II 4K take a look at footage at 25fps

The brand new 24fps (nicely, 23.98fps strictly talking) eventually unlocks the frame-rate favored by most video shooters and cinephiles. In brief, 24fps is broadly accepted because the business customary for cinematic footage – particularly as a result of movement footage are captured at 24 frames with a shutter pace of 1/48 sec. For that reason, everybody from vloggers to filmmakers select to shoot at 24fps. 

It had beforehand been speculated that the affected cameras’ incapability to shoot at 24fps is likely to be a limitation of the brand new Digic eight processor. Whether or not it is as a result of new chip, or just a (quite huge) oversight on the a part of Canon’s engineers, the firmware repair will put every thing proper. 

We’ll replace this story when the respective updates develop into obtainable, however within the meantime you’ll be able to regulate the Help web page of the official Canon web site in your area. 

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