Blackmagic Video Assist 5″/7″ 12G HDR Monitors Get BRAW Support

Besides DaVinci Resolve 16.2, Blackmagic Design has also released the Blackmagic Video Assist 3.1 firmware update. In essence, this update adds Blackmagic RAW recording to the Video Assist 5″/7″ 12G HDR monitors-recorders.

Also, with the release of Blackmagic RAW 1.7, Video Assist 12G HDR models now can record BRAW when tethered to Panasonic EVA1 and Canon C300 Mark II cameras. Last but not least, Blackmagic RAW 1.7 improves Blackmagic RAW plugin performance with Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid.

Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR IBC 2019

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Here are all the improvements Blackmagic Video Assist 3.1 firmware update includes:

  • Add Blackmagic RAW recording to the Video Assist 5″ 12G HDR and Video Assist 7″ 12G HDR.
  • Add Digital Slate to the Video Assist 5″ 12G HDR and Video Assist 7″ 12G HDR. This feature embeds camera metadata into files as they are recorded.
  • Improves HDMI connectivity with some cameras to Video Assist 5″ 12G HDR and Video Assist 7″ 12G HDR.
  • General performance and stability updates to the Video Assist 5″ 12G HDR and Video Assist 7″ 12G HDR.

Again, you can download the Blackmagic Video Assist 3.1 firmware update from the Blackmagic Design Support Page.

[source: Blackmagic Design]

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Video Assist 5″ 12G HDR Recording Monitor
Video Assist 7″ 12G HDR Recording Monitor

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