Panasonic has introduced a serious firmware replace for the Panasonic GH6. The brand new Model 2.0 firmware provides a few options that clients have been asking for because the digicam was first introduced. Specifically, 4K 60fps ProRes 422 HQ seize internally in addition to full decision 5.7K and 4K DCI RAW over HDMI output at 60fps and 120fps respectively. And for anamorphic shooters, you additionally get 5.8K and 4.4K RAW over HDMI.
For five.7K video, you rise up to 60fps and for 4K, you rise up to 120fps uncooked over HDMI. For anamorphic, it’s half that charge. So, 5.8K goes as much as 30fps whereas 4.4K is restricted to 60fps. Naturally, you’ll want an exterior recorder able to capturing these framerates and resolutions, which suggests the Atomos Ninja V or Ninja V+ gadgets if you wish to file ProRes RAW.
Whereas the GH6 V2.0 firmware has been introduced, it’s not but really accessible to obtain. It’s coming in July and also you’ll have the ability to obtain it from the Panasonic web site, however listed here are the patch notes…
GH6 Firmware Model 2.0
1. RAW video knowledge output over HDMI operate
– Apple ProRes RAW may be recorded on the ATOMOS NINJA V/V+.
*Selectable recording mode is determined by the firmware model of NINJA V/V+.
*Please seek advice from the ATOMOS web site for the knowledge on the corresponding firmware model of NINJA V/V+.
*Software program that helps Apple ProRes RAW is required to edit RAW video recorded with NINJA V/V+.
*All features will not be accessible relying on the scenario.
– A LUT (Lookup desk) completely designed for RAW video recorded on NINJA V/V+ is out there on the next buyer help web site to make the identical colour grading as V-Log/V-Gamut. It’s simple to match colours between the footages recorded with Panasonic Varicam, EVA1 cameras to mix them. https://panasonic.jp/help/world/cs/dsc/obtain/lut/s1h_raw_lut/index.html
2. Inner recording C4K 60p/FHD 60p in ProRes 422 HQ/ProRes 422 can be found.
With this replace, it’s attainable to load low compression and high-quality knowledge on to the PC with out transcoding for easy NLE (non-linear enhancing)
Main Apple ProRes 422 HQ / ProRes 422 Recording Modes
If you wish to shoot ProRes RAW, you’ll have to be certain that your Atomos Ninja V/V+ firmware is up to date as nicely. Panasonic has additionally launched a devoted LUT designed completely for taking pictures uncooked with the Atomos gadgets to make it simpler to match colors and see what you’re taking pictures correctly. This LUT can be appropriate with numerous Panasonic’s different cameras that additionally supply RAW over HDMI output.
The brand new Panasonic GH6 V2.0 Firmware shall be accessible to obtain beginning on July fifth from the Panasonic web site.