Panasonic offers firmware update program for DC-S1 to enhance the performance and usability
1. Improved performance of the Body Image Stabilizer
• The correction performance of the Body Image Stabilizer has been improved from a maximum of 5.5 stops to a maximum of 6.0 stops.*¹
• The correction performance of the Dual I.S.2 has been improved from 6.0 stops to 6.5 stops.*²
*1 Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=50mm, when S-X50 is used.]
*2 Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=105mm, when S-R24105 is used.]
Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=200mm, when S-R70200 is used.]
2.Improved AF performance
• [AF-ON: Near Shift] and [AF-ON: Far Shift] functions have been added. [AF-ON: Near Shift] preferably focuses on a subject nearby while [AF-ON: Far Shift] preferably focuses on a subject far away.
• The tracking performance when using [Tracking] AF mode in video recording has been improved.
• Live view display during auto focusing is now easier to see.
3.Function Enhancement with Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2
An [Activate] function has been added which enables the use of extended functions using the Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2. The following functions will be added by activating the Upgrade Software Key.
• The video recording modes [MOV]
* PAL area only.
• HDMI 4K60p/50p* 4:2:2 10bit output
* PAL area only.
• V-Log will be added in Photo Style.
• The [V-Log View Assist] function will be added, which enables viewing the V-Log file with LUT(Look Up Table) when recording video in V-Log.
• The [Read LUT File] function will be added, which allows users to install and apply their favorite LUT.
• A WFM (Waveform Monitor) display function.
• A [Luminance Level] adjustment function that complies with 10-bit.
• An [XLR Mic Adaptor Setting] function that enables high-res sound recording using the XLR Microphone Adapter DMW-XLR1 (sold separately).*
* MOV only
4. Improved operational stability
• Operational stability when using an XQD card has been improved.