Panasonic firmware updates for the S1, S1H, & S1R – Newsshooter

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Along with the newly unveiled Lumix S5, Panasonic has additionally introduced that it’ll be liberating new firmware replace methods for its LUMIX full-frame mirrorless cameras, the S1, S1H, and S1R. These firmware updates will make stronger purposes and usefulness. They will probably be launched via the tip of 2020.

So what is going to the cameras get?

The new firmware will allow the LUMIX S1R to report 5K video.

Perhaps the most important addition will probably be that the brand new enhanced AF era and function discovered within the S5 can be to be had at the S1, S1H, and S1R. I discovered the AF efficiency at the S5 to be a pleasant improve from the gadget these days getting used at the S1H. While it isn’t as excellent as AF efficiency you’re going to get from a Sony or Canon digicam, it’s indubitably an growth over what was once up to now getting used.


As I discussed in my S5 assessment, that digicam gets the facility to output a 5.9K RAW sign that may be capable of be recorded to a suitable Atomos software in ProRes RAW. From what I’ve been advised, you’ll have to wait till December when Panasonic and Atomos unlock firmware updates for the digicam.

This is what is going to be capable of be recorded:

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The S5 is these days the one sub $2,000 USD full-frame digicam that may have the potential to report 5.9K RAW (over HDMI externally).

Apple ProRes RAW may also be recorded on Atomos Ninja V. V-Log or Rec.709 is selectable on Live View observe right through RAW output.

Shooting lend a hand purposes together with WFM (Wave Form Monitor), Vector Scope, Luminance Spot Meter, Zebra Pattern can be utilized right through RAW output.

A LUT (Lookup desk) completely designed for RAW video recorded on NINJA V is to be had from:

This LUT will assist you to fit the colour grading with V-Log/V-Gamut2. Using this new LUT, you’ll fit colours between the photos recorded with Panasonic Varicam, EVA1, S1H, and GH5 collection cameras to mix them.

This long term firmware unlock may also give the S5 the next talents:

  • Support for C4K Video Recording
  • Support for Video Assist Function
  • Vector scope show, Master Pedestal Adjustment, SS/Gain Operation (SEC/ISO, ANGLE/ISO, SEC/dB)
  • Add a brand new photograph taste: L.MonochromeS, L.ClassicNeo