Firmware Update

by Cory Rice ·Posted
Nikon’s latest firmware update for the Z9 mirrorless camera (V 4.0) adds Auto Capture functionality, expanded ISO for N-Log recording, expanded Hi-Res Zoom speeds, slow-motion video recording, and more. Auto Capture allows photographers to set parameters for subjects to meet (e.g. motion, distance, subject detection) before the camera
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Already incredible compact cinema cameras, Sony's FX3 and FX30 just got even better. With the release of firmware version 3.0 for the full-frame FX3 and version 2.0 for the Super 35 FX30, there are a ton of new features for filmmakers to utilize. Included in this update is the ability to record in DCI 4K in a true 24.00
by Mos Khan ·Posted
FUJIFILM announced several firmware updates for the X-H2S and X-H2 cameras and the XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. This marks version 3.00 for the X-H2S, which improves its already stellar autofocus performance. Users can expect enhanced
by edmond bonnie ·Posted
FUJIFILM has been busy lately. And, to show the fruits of the brand’s labor, nine of its cameras are having their firmware updated. All cameras will now be able to support the all-new TG-BT1 Tripod Grip, and the XF 18-120mm f/4 LM PZ WR  and XC 15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ can be controlled using the new function buttons on the grip
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
Heads up, Canon EOS C70 Cinema Camera users! With the new C70 Winter Firmware Update, you’ll now be able to add the latest codec, eye and face detection, audio metering, and streaming, gamma, lens servo, and LUT support options to your cine-style capture. Efficient intra-frame compression choices now include 4K60p XF-AVC capture and new 24p 240 Mb/s, 30p 300 Mb/s, and 60p 600 Mb/s bitrates. And with a 64GB card, you can now record up to 35
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
If you own a Panasonic Lumix GH6 Mirrorless Camera, your camera functionality just got even better, with the release of the latest v2.2 firmware. Version 2.2 provides updates to allow USB-to-SSD recording, improvements in raw recording ISO limits, and improved image quality. External USB SSD Support Sometimes the internal cards are not enough for long shoots, and it can be faster to pass your
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
For Sony VENICE 2 and Sony VENICE users, owners, and operators, Sony is announcing the new version of its wildly popular Rialto, the VENICE Extension System 2, which allows you to separate the image sensor block from the camera body via your choice of either a 9.8' or 39' cable. Creating a “tethered camera” that is about the size of a DSLR, with all the capabilities of a full-sized Cine Camera, makes it simpler to use your VENICE 2 8K/6K
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Firmware Version 2 has just dropped for the Sony FX3, which aims to bring the camera's workflow and user experience closer to the rest of the Cinema Line. The major improvements include a new Log shooting mode that
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At launch, the Nikon Z9 offered some surprising and impressive video specs. Now, with the upcoming release of firmware version 2.0, users will get to see what the Z9 is truly capable of for cinema production. This includes the addition of internal raw recording in 8.3K 60p, more video-assist functions, and better controls. Plus, Nikon made sure to release some upgrades for still imaging and to the general operation of the camera.
by Mos Khan ·Posted
When the DJI Mavic 3 first flew into markets in November 2021, some users were disappointed to find that certain key features weren't available right at launch. That's now water under the drone, so to speak, with DJI finally rolling out a major firmware update, unlocking the Mavic 3's full potential. Many of the missing features that users have been requesting since launch are being added with aircraft firmware v01.00.0500 and remote controller
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
Fans of the popular Sony FX6 and FX9 XDCAM 6K Full-Frame Cameras now have access to even more features with the release of the latest Sony firmware updates. The soon-to-be-released v2.0 update for the FX6 improves AF tracking, adds 16-bit raw output and 4-ch audio metering, and more, while the
by Cory Rice ·Posted
The latest firmware update from Atomos adds ProRes RAW support for select Sony FS-series camera systems when used with the Ninja V+ Pro Kit. The fresh upgrade opens up the possibility of 2K recording at 240 fps, 4K recording at 60 fps (continuous), and 4K recording at 120 fps for 4s bursts. Compatible camera systems include Sony’s FS5 (with RAW upgrade), FS5 II, FS700 (with RAW upgrade), FS700R, FS7 (with XDCA-FS7 module), and FS7 II (
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Atomos and Canon have teamed up to offer an exciting enhancement to your Canon EOS R5 camera and Atomos Ninja V+ monitor/recorder setup, with the latest firmware updates. By combining the Atomos AtomOS 10.68 update with the latest Canon EOS
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Great news if you’re an ALEXA Mini LF cinema camera owner: ARRI has just announced the release of the latest ALEXA Mini LF camera software update, SUP 7.0. This update is the latest after the previous SUP 6.0.22 and extensive customer beta testing, and it offers a long list of requested features, such as Super 35 recording formats, recording large formats with lower data rates, and a variety of usability features. The new Super 35 recording formats include the following: 3.4K S35 3:2 — 3.4K up to
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
First up is the 2.0 update for the DC-BGH1—the biggest update of the five—releasing on March 24, 2021, which: Supports the ability to livestream using a computer over a LAN with an Ethernet connection Allows you to stream via RTP/RTSP protocols using 1080p or 4K60 using the high-quality, ultra-compressed H.265 format Adds raw video output via HDMI for DCI 4K and 3.7K anamorphic recording modes with frame rates up to 60p Supports selectable V-Log or Rec.709 on a live monitor when outputting raw video Adds status display Genlock sync information