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LUMIX S Series Firmware Update

LUMIX S Series Firmware Update

To further enhance the usability of the camera and satisfaction of all LUMIX users, Panasonic addresses the development of firmware update programs that evolves your LUMIX cameras. Let’s review the lineup of LUMIX S Series cameras and what they are and will be able to do with the latest/future firmware updates.

1. S Series Camera Lineup

S Series Camera Lineup

2. What the latest firmware is and what’s included

New firmware programs are coming soon LEARN MORE

3. Firmware Version 2.0 for S1

Future firmware update for S1 to be released in the first half of 2021

Features and functions available with the Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2 include*:
*Users who already have DMW-SFU2 do not need to purchase extra DMW-SFU2.
There is no need of upgrading the camera with DMW-SFU2 if upgrading with DMW-SFU2 was once done before.

・6K(5952x3968) / 5.9K(5888x3312) / 5.4K(5376x3584) video recording mode in MOV format *¹
   -6K 24p, 4:2:0 10bit LongGOP, 200Mbps, LPCM *¹
   -5.9K 30p/25p/24p, 4:2:0 10bit LongGOP, 200Mbps, LPCM *¹
   -5.4K 30p/25p, 4:2:0 10bit LongGOP, 200Mbps, LPCM *¹

・C4K(4096x2160) video recording mode in MOV format
   -C4K 60p/50p, 4:2:0 10bit LongGOP, 200Mbps, LPCM *²
   -C4K 60p/50p, 4:2:0 8bit LongGOP, 150Mbps, LPCM *²
   -C4K 30p/25p/24p, 4:2:2 10bit LongGOP, 150Mbps, LPCM

・4K(3840x2160) 10-bit video recording mode in MOV format
   -4K 60p/50p, 4:2:0 10bit LongGOP, 200Mbps, LPCM *²

・Anamorphic(3328x2496) video recording mode in MOV format
   -4K-A 50p, 4:2:0 10bit LongGOP, 200Mbps, LPCM *²
   -4K-A 50p, 4:2:0 8bit LongGOP, 150Mbps, LPCM *²
   -4K-A 30p/25p/24p, 4:2:2 10bit LongGOP, 150Mbps, LPCM

*1 Maximum continuous recording time is 15 minutes.
*2 Maximum continuous recording time is 29 minutes 59 seconds.

・RAW video data output over HDMI function
   -[5.9K] / [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K] 12-bit RAW video data output can be output over HDMI.
   -The Apple ProRes RAW can be recorded on Atomos NINJA V.

Area

Resolution

Frame Rate

Aspect

HDMI Output

Full-frame

5.9K (5888x3312)

29.97p/25p/23.98p

16:9

12-bit

APS-C

4K (4128x2176)

59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p

17:9

12-bit

APS-C Anamorphic

3.5K (3536X2656)

50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p

4:3

12-bit

*All functions may not be available depending on the situation.
*Software that supports Apple ProRes RAW is required to edit RAW video recorded with NINJA V.
*Apply the LUT (Look up table) available on the following customer supports site to make the same color grading as V-Log/V-Gamut
https://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/download/lut/s1h_raw_lut/

・[Time Code] function

Features and functions available without the Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2 include:
・[Dual Native ISO Setting] function has been added.
・Users can choose to add or not to add camera orientation information in [Vertical Position Info (Video)] menu to prevent unintended image rotation in playback.
・[Power Save Mode] can be selectable while the camera is powered with an AC adaptor (DMW-AC10, sold separately).

4. S1H/S1R/S1/S5 major feature comparison

You can see what features and functions are available with the firmware update.

S1H/S1R/S1/S5 major feature comparison

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