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Panasonic S1H gets 5.9K RAW with Atomos

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See the full article: https://www.newsshooter.com/2020/04/21/panasonic-s1h-goes-raw/

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Panasonic has just announced that its S1H now has the ability to output a RAW signal that can be recorded on a compatible Atomos recorder in ProRes RAW.

The S1H can now output a 5.9K RAW signal at up 30p to a compatible Atomos recorder. That RAW signal can be recorded as ProRes RAW.

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The RAW upgrade comes in the form of a FREE firmware update (v2.0). This will be available on the 25th of May to download. You will be able to download it here.

Unlike with the Nikon Z6 and Z7 you don’t have to send your camera into service center to have an additional internal upgrade done. The cost of the RAW upgrade for the Z6/Z7 is $200 USD.

 

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Ok I would not use prores raw with this cam because it already has a 10 bit log option well compressed and it's 4:2:2. so thanks but no thanks. I don't need to spend more money on hard drive space.

If I really need the top of the line quality I will just rent an Alexa Classic for 500 bucks a day and make my short film.

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From what I've been reading about ProRes RAW, there are still has a lot of warts. I'm also not sure that having to stick to one brand of monitor/recorder to be able to use this is all that good either.

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