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Sony VENICE Firmware Version 4.0 Released

Back in February 2019, Sony announced the details of their upcoming firmware update 4.0 for the VENICE, and just days ago, the company made the firmware update available to VENICE owners. As a reminder, the major update in Sony VENICE firmware version 4.0 is the addition of

AtomOS 10.1 Update for NINJA V Released

Atomos recently released firmware update 10.1 or AtomOS 10.1 for the Ninja V. The update adds important new functionality such as support for the AtomX SDI module, which expands the Ninja V connectivity to also include SDI (in addition to the already built-in HDMI into the Ninja

Sony VENICE Firmware v5.0 Adds 6K High Frame Rates

For Cine Gear 2019, Sony has announced the details for the next firmware update to their top-tier large format digital cinema camera. Sony VENICE firmware v5.0 will give cinematographers the ability to use additional High Frame Rate (HFR) capabilities in 6K, new recording flavours for ProRes in

Blackmagic Design Camera 6.4 Update Released

Blackmagic Design has just released Camera 6.4 Update, which adds audio meters and menus to the Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter that allow for talkback levels adjustment, XLR audio input and PTZ. In the latest 6.4 update the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 also gets better HDR metadata

Fujifilm X-T3 Firmware v3.00 and X-T30 Firmware v1.01 Released

While most of us are eagerly awaiting some sort of an update or a hint of product announcement for their (internally stabilized) X-H2, Fujifilm recently released new firmware updates for their Fujifilm X-T30 and Fujifilm X-T3 mirrorless cameras. Firmware v3.00 for improves Face/Eye Detection AF in both

Panasonic Varicam LT Firmware Update v8.0 adds HLG

Panasonic has just released a new firmware update v8.0 for their VariCam LT digital cine camera. The latest firmware update is free of charge and it adds support for HLG or Hybrid-Log Gamma. The latest firmware v8.0 comes after a previous firmware update, which allowed users to

Sony a9 Firmware 5.0 Major Update Officially Released

Earlier today, Sony officially released firmware 5.0 for the Sony a9, which supercharges the autofocus system on their flagship full-frame camera with the addition of Real-Time Tracking and advanced Real-time Eye AF among other features and user-requested workflow improvements. Back in January this year during the a6400

RODE Launches “My RODE Cast” Podcast Competition!

To celebrate the launch of the latest new products designed for the exploding world of podcasting, the RODECaster Pro and RODE PodMic, popular Australian audio maker Rode Microphones are announcing a new competition for podcasters called My RØDE Cast! I am sure most of you are familiar and have entered the popular

Blackmagic Camera Update 6.1 Improves the BMPCC 4K

Blackmagic Design just released Camera Update 6.1 for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Camera Update 6.1 adds pixel remapping and 2:1 monitoring frame guides to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, along with improvements to the media formatting interface, better audio monitoring and cleaner recording from

Panasonic EVA1 Firmware 3.0 Adds 4K60p 10bit

At the start of BSC Expo 2019 in London, Panasonic announced the new firmware version 3.0 for their EVA1 camera. On the same day, their Lumix division also released the technical specifications and pricing of their new full-frame Lumix S1 and S1R full-frame cameras; check out my

Sony VENICE to Get 4K/120fps in Firmware v4.0

The day before BSC Expo 2019 in London (which you should be attending), Sony released details for their upcoming VENICE firmware v4.0, which will include a paid HFR license enabling VENICE shooters to get 4K/120fps in 2.39:1 and 6K/60fps sometime in Summer 2019. If there was one

Sony PXW-Z280 and Z190 Firmware Version 2.0 Released

Last year at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, Sony announced two new handheld 4K pro camcorders – the Sony PXW-Z190 and Sony PXW-Z280 both featuring 4K/60p and 50p recording capabilities, identical design and form factor, but some different internals and features. For those, who skipped our write-up

Sound Devices Releases Major Firmware v3.00 for MixPre Series

Esteemed pro audio mixer and recorders maker Sound Devices have released details of their highly anticipated firmware update v3.00 for the MixPre series of audio recorders, mixers, and USB audio interfaces. As a reminder, firmware v2.21 was released earlier in the year alongside the more musicians-oriented MixPre-3M and