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Hiker
Posts: 19

Re: What is true bitrates in GoPro Hero5 Black - is Mb/s or MB/s

@mattb we were talking about the poor quality because of high compression and poor bitrate. Do You know the difference between this and motion blur? It's a different story - one has nothing to do with the other.

Do You have someone with technical background on the forum? We post here to talk with technicians that can either give straight answers, or help by fixing reported firmware bugs and problems. At least easily fixable ones.

I posted screengrabs You asked for to illustrate video issue, and got advice about photo having better quality for stills. Thanks for giving me irrelevant marketing instead of a simple answer: what are exact bitrates in particular modes, and in what way stabilisation affects bitrate or compression.

Hiker
Posts: 27

Re: What is true bitrates in GoPro Hero5 Black - is Mb/s or MB/s

I'd like to see this sorted out as well. That frame quality is terrible!

Hiker
Posts: 27

Re: What is true bitrates in GoPro Hero5 Black - is Mb/s or MB/s

Here is a quick data rate test in 2.7k LINR between 30 and 60 fps.

 

The first one I did 10 second clips with a lens cover on and got bizarre results, with the 60fps clip showing a tiny data rate.

 

I repeated the test with the lens uncovered and bumped it to 20 seconds each. This test shows only 33% increase in data rate for 60 fps. This definitely suggests that quality will take a huge hit; somewhere around a 50% reduction in relative bit rate.

 

 

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Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: What is true bitrates in GoPro Hero5 Black - is Mb/s or MB/s

not true the answer. Because to increase the sharpness and the details you must change the speed of shutter.

The real bitrate with all the settings are showed in the link below:

https://havecamerawilltravel.com/gopro/video-hero5-black/

Hiker
Posts: 27

Re: What is true bitrates in GoPro Hero5 Black - is Mb/s or MB/s

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Your comment doesn't make sense. Sharpness and shutter speed have nothing to do with bitrate.

 

The link you posted confirms exactly what I already tested and posted. Bitrate should double to maintain the same video quality, when doubling the frame rate. It does not. This means 60fps video has lower quality. It looks like there is a 60Mb/s data rate cap for any mode on the Hero 5 (at least currently)

Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: What is true bitrates in GoPro Hero5 Black - is Mb/s or MB/s

sorry, i was responding at a old pic that was posted as a response at this question that showed a frame of a vieo that was unsharped.


@ccs86 wrote:

Your comment doesn't make sense. Sharpness and shutter speed have nothing to do with bitrate.

 

The link you posted confirms exactly what I already tested and posted. Bitrate should double to maintain the same video quality, when doubling the frame rate. It does not. This means 60fps video has lower quality. It looks like there is a 60Mb/s data rate cap for any mode on the Hero 5 (at least currently)



@ccs86 wrote:

Your comment doesn't make sense. Sharpness and shutter speed have nothing to do with bitrate.

 

The link you posted confirms exactly what I already tested and posted. Bitrate should double to maintain the same video quality, when doubling the frame rate. It does not. This means 60fps video has lower quality. It looks like there is a 60Mb/s data rate cap for any mode on the Hero 5 (at least currently)