The World Series Captured at 5,000 fps

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Gizmodo profiles the setup that FOX Sports used to bring high-speed coverage of the World Series to television sets this year. They write, "For the NLCS and World Series...FOX supplemented its trio of standard [Vision Research] v642s with a pair of custom-built rigs from Inertia Unlimited of Jacksonville, VT. Dubbed the X-Mo, this system is comprised of a v642 modified to shoot in full HD up to 5,000 fps. The camera uses a 2.3-foot long, 35-pound, $26,000 Canon Sigma 200-500mm "SigZilla" lens, and a Telecast Copperhead 3400 fiber optic transceiver."

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