Wiesbaden, Germany, 2022/06/07
Panasonic has announced that the company will release firmware update program Ver.2.0 for its LUMIX GH6 camera to enhance its performance and usability for professional video creators even further, as previously announced. The free of charge firmware program will be available to download from the LUMIX Global Customer Support website https://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ on 5th July 2022.
Since its introduction, the acclaimed LUMIX GH6 has gained attention not only from current LUMIX GH users but also from new users worldwide. The outstanding performance of the LUMIX flagship is attested by the international jury of experts of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), naming the LUMIX GH6 "Best Professional 4K Hybrid Camera”.
Working together with ATOMOS, a global company that creates innovative technologies and cloud services for filmmakers everywhere, the new firmware enables the output of up to 5.8K / 29.97p and C4K / 119.88p RAW video data over HDMI to be recorded as Apple ProRes RAW on ATOMOS NINJA V and NINJA V+ devices.
GH6 Firmware Version 2.0
1. RAW video data output over HDMI function
-Apple ProRes RAW can be recorded on the ATOMOS NINJA V/V+.
･A LUT (Lookup table) exclusively designed for RAW video recorded on NINJA V/V+ is available on the following customer support website to make the same color grading as V-Log/V-Gamut. It is easy to match colors between the footages recorded with Panasonic Varicam, EVA1 cameras to combine them. https://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/download/lut/s1h_raw_lut/index.html
*Selectable recording mode depends on the firmware version of NINJA V/V+.
*Please refer to the ATOMOS website for the information on the corresponding firmware version of NINJA V/V+.
*Software that supports Apple ProRes RAW is required to edit RAW video recorded with NINJA V/V+.
*All functions may not be available depending on the situation.
2. Internal recording C4K 60p/FHD 60p in ProRes 422 HQ/ProRes 422 is available.
With this update, it is possible to load low compression and high-quality data directly to the PC without transcoding for smooth NLE (non-linear editing)
•Apple and ProRes are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
•ATOMOS, Ninja V+ and Ninja V are registered trademarks of ATOMOS Limited.
•Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
•All functions may not be available depending on the situation.
•Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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