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R5 dual slot recording?

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I've been digging and can't find anything on this aspect of the R5... Does anyone know if it'll dual-slot record in 8K RAW on the CFExpress and 4K HQ (not the line-skipping version of 4K) on the SD card at the same time? I know the 4K HQ can record up to 30fps on the SD card but I don't know if it can do both at once, or how that might affect the overheating issues. That for me would be pretty significant... even though it's probably not going to be an ideal long-interview camera, if it had a high quality 4K backup in case of card failure I'd consider looking at the Delkin 2TB CFExpress card coming out, for only a third more than the Sony/Sandisk 512GB options that I'd otherwise go with for reliability reasons.

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No dual slot recording at all in any mode if I remember correctly (don‘t remember where exactly I read that but pretty sure here on Newsshooter too...). 

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A user on another forum that I'm on that has the R5 reported that there is dual card recording in 8K RAW modes.

8K/30P RAW + 4K DCI IPB

8K/24P RAW + 4K DCI IPB

8K/24.00P RAW + 4K DCI IPB

 

I interpret this to mean 8K RAW is recorded onto the CFexpress card and 4K onto the SD card.

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@Run&Gun You‘re right.
From the R5 manual:
 

Set the recording method for movies.
 

 • Standard
Records movies to the card selected in [ Record/play].

• Auto switch card
Same as [Standard], but recording ends when the card becomes full. When you resume recording, the camera switches to the other card for recording. A new folder is created after switching cards.


• Card 1 RAW, Card 2 mp4
For each recording, a RAW movie is recorded to card 1 and an MP4 movie to card 2, both with the same file number. When one card becomes full, recording is no longer possible.

 

 

Edited by Michi

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