Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/11/02

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Subject: [Leica] M8 DNG vs DMR DNG
From: faneuil at (Eric Korenman)
Date: Thu Nov 2 18:37:56 2006
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would be nice if I could compress the DNGs post-camera in computer to save
Anybody know how to do that?


On 11/2/06, David Young <> wrote:
> Eric Korenman wrote
> >If the M8 and DMR produce very similar resolution files, why does the DMR
> >produce a 20mb DNG file and the M8 only 10mb?
> >
> >BTW - Leica, if you are listening, I am ready to order my R10 22MP FF
> >camera.
> >I've got a check for $5K right here.
> Eric:
> Actually, the DMR produces a 19.5mb file, the M8 a 10.5mb file.  The
> difference is loss-less compression applied by an ASIC (application
> specific IC) in the M8.  ASIC's are much faster than
> firmware.  Sadly, that also means such compression cannot be
> retrofitted to the DMR. :-(
> As for the 22MP, FF, R10... well...
> Cheers!
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