Panasonic has announced that it will release a new firmware update program Ver.2.3 for the LUMIX GH6 to offer a more flexible workflow. Firmware program Ver.2.3 will be available to download free of charge from the LUMIX Global Customer Support website https://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ on 11 July 2023.
Through firmware updates for its mirrorless cameras, Panasonic delivers future-ready solutions for a more flexible filmmaking workflow.
GH6 Firmware Version 2.3
RAW Video Recording to Blackmagic Design external recorder
12-bit RAW video in [5.7K], [C4K], [Anamorphic (4:3) 5.8K], [Anamorphic (4:3) 4.4K] can be output to Blackmagic Design monitor/recorder ‘Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR’ over HDMI to be saved as Blackmagic RAW.
*Please refer to the Blackmagic Design website for the information on the corresponding firmware version of the Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR.
*DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to play back and edit Blackmagic RAW data.
*When the [Rec Quality] is set to 5.7K/60p (50p) or C4K/120p (100p) and recording to a Blackmagic Design recorder, it is recommended to set the codec quality on the recorder to the following:
– When recording to an SSD: constant bitrate 5:1 or less
– When recording to an SD card: constant bitrate 8:1 or less
Support for 4K 120p/100p HDMI output
Either C4K 120p/100p or 4K 120p/100p video can be output to external device over HDMI.
• ‘Blackmagic Design’ and ‘Blackmagic RAW’ are registered trademarks of Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
•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.
About the Panasonic Group
Founded in 1918, and today a global leader in developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, industry, communications, and energy sectors worldwide, the Panasonic Group switched to an operating company system on April 1, 2022 with Panasonic Holdings Corporation serving as a holding company and eight companies positioned under its umbrella. The Group reported consolidated net sales of 8,378.9 billion yen (ca. 59.4 billion Euro) for the year ended March 31, 2023. To learn more about the Panasonic Group, please visit: https://holdings.panasonic/global/