Thursday, July 21, 2016

Shattering Pyrex at 344,000 frames per second

I attended a high-speed video workshop at the AAPT Summer Meeting 2016 in Sacramento. It exposed me to Tracker, which I had not used before.

I've long been a fan of high-speed video, as you can see if click the "high-speed video" label off to the right in the labels section.

While intending to scope out the newly-prized Sony RX10 at my favorite camera gear website, DPReview, I serendipped into a post noting that The Slow Mo Guys had posted footage of shattering Pyrex at various recording rates.

They cranked their camera (a Phantom v2511) up to 11 by dropping the resolution. This allowed them to capture at a ridiculous rate of 343,900 fps. As is their wont, further shenanigans ensued.

Glass Explosion at 343,000FPS! - The Slow Mo Guys

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