Friday, December 30, 2016

Atomos Quitely Release OS Firmware Update 5.2 For Ninja Products Adding HDR Support

 

Atomos has added HDR support to its lower end products in firmware / OS update 5.2. HDR waveform and LUTS will make viewing uncorrected images from cameras easier if your camera doesn't or can't use a LUT for external monitoring. There were also a couple bug fixes as well noted in the release notes. Thanks Atomos for the update, thought we were stuck on 5.11 forever. 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Canon Releases C300 Mk2 Firmware V 1.0.6 With a Number of Great Enhancements

So a couple important things in this release : Support for the new OLED VF for the C700, and reading well down, audio recording in cropped 2K mode. Translation - put a B4 ENG 2/3" lens on with the right adapter and you have a news style camera !

Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:
1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added.
2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed.
3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added.
4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%.
5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off.
6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed.
7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode.
8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added. *2
9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added.
10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range.
11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced.
12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced.

*1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording.
*2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.

So a couple important things in this release : Support for the new OLED VF for the C700, and reading well down, audio recording in cropped 2K mode. Translation - put a B4 ENG 2/3" lens on with the right adapter and you have a news style camera ! Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: 1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added. 2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed. 3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added. 4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%. 5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off. 6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed. 7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode. 8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added. *2 9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added. 10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range. 11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced. 12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced. *1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording. *2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.

So a couple important things in this release : Support for the new OLED VF for the C700, and reading well down, audio recording in cropped 2K mode. Translation - put a B4 ENG 2/3" lens on with the right adapter and you have a news style camera ! Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: 1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added. 2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed. 3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added. 4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%. 5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off. 6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed. 7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode. 8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added. *2 9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added. 10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range. 11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced. 12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced. *1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording. *2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.

So a couple important things in this release : Support for the new OLED VF for the C700, and reading well down, audio recording in cropped 2K mode. Translation - put a B4 ENG 2/3" lens on with the right adapter and you have a news style camera ! Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: 1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added. 2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed. 3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added. 4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%. 5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off. 6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed. 7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode. 8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added. *2 9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added. 10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range. 11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced. 12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced. *1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording. *2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.

So a couple important things in this release : Support for the new OLED VF for the C700, and reading well down, audio recording in cropped 2K mode. Translation - put a B4 ENG 2/3" lens on with the right adapter and you have a news style camera ! Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: 1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added. 2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed. 3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added. 4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%. 5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off. 6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed. 7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode. 8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added. *2 9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added. 10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range. 11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced. 12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced. *1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording. *2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.

So a couple important things in this release : Support for the new OLED VF for the C700, and reading well down, audio recording in cropped 2K mode. Translation - put a B4 ENG 2/3" lens on with the right adapter and you have a news style camera ! Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: 1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added. 2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed. 3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added. 4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%. 5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off. 6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed. 7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode. 8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added. *2 9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added. 10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range. 11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced. 12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced. *1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording. *2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.