Panasonic pronounces ProRes RAW and Blackmagic RAW assist for the S5 IIX

Panasonic has formally introduced its uncooked video options for the Panasonic S5 IIX (purchase right here). As anticipated, there’s no uncooked recording internally, with each ProRes RAW and Blackmagic RAW assist being supplied by exterior recorders utilizing uncooked over HDMI output. Uncooked assist was all the time anticipated to return to the Panasonic S5 IIX, but it surely wasn’t confirmed on the time of the product announcement

Now, it seems to be accessible with the digital camera supporting each codecs via exterior monitor recorders from Atomos and Blackmagic. Panasonic has additionally introduced {that a} firmware replace may also be coming in June for the Panasonic S5 II so as to add Blackmagic RAW assist utilizing uncooked over HDMI with the Blackmagic Video Help 12G HDR.

Basically, Panasonic has added assist for the Atmos Ninja V (buy here), Atomos Ninja V+ (buy here), Atomos Shogun Join (buy here) and Blackmagic Video Help 12G HDR (buy here) to the Panasonic S5 IIX. This lets you document both ProRes RAW with the Atomos gadgets or Blackmagic RAW with the Blackmagic recorder. There’s no firmware replace to obtain. It’s simply coming as customary with the S5 IIX digital camera – which is scheduled to start out delivery on Might thirty first.

Panasonic is happy to share up to date data on the LUMIX S5IIX, beforehand introduced on January 4, 2023, and a firmware replace for the LUMIX S5II.


The LUMIX S5IIX affords BRAW compatibility; along with ProRes RAW, Blackmagic RAW can also be accessible. The digital camera additionally options expanded compatibility with exterior gadgets, plus assist for ATOMOS Ninja V, ATOMOS SHOGUN CONNECT and ATOMOS Ninja V+. The Recording Mode could be set as follows:

  • Please consult with the ATOMOS web site for the data on the corresponding firmware model of ATOMOS Ninja V+, ATOMOS Ninja V or ATOMOS Shogun CONNECT.
  • oftware that helps ProRes RAW is required to edit RAW video recorded with ATOMOS Ninja V+ or ATOMOS Ninja V. Apply the LUT (Lookup desk) accessible on the next buyer helps web site to make the identical colour grading as V-Log/V-Gamut
  • lease consult with the Blackmagic Design web site for the data on the corresponding firmware model of the Blackmagic Video Help 12G HDR.
  • aVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to play again and edit Blackmagic RAW knowledge. DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to ship tasks utilizing Blackmagic RAW knowledge in resolutions over 3840×2160.
  • ll features will not be accessible relying on the state of affairs.

Firmware Replace for LUMIX S5II (Model 2.0)

The LUMIX S5II firmware replace will provide RAW knowledge output over HDMI (Requires Software program Improve Key DWW-SFU2). Along with ProRes RAW, Blackmagic RAW will now be accessible. Reside View Composite, which is pre-installed on the LUMIX S5IIX, can also be among the many new options included within the firmware replace.

The firmware replace program for LUMIX S5II shall be accessible on June 13, 2023.

  • Apple and ProRes are logos or registered logos of Apple Inc. in america and/or different international locations.
  • ATOMOS / Ninja V+ / Ninja V / SHOGUN CONNECT are registered logos of ATOMOS Restricted.
  • Blackmagic Design’ and ‘Blackmagic RAW’ are registered logos of Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
  • Different logos and commerce names are these of their respective house owners.
  • Design and specs are topic to alter with out discover

As talked about, this isn’t a firmware replace for the S5 IIX, however a firmware replace is coming to the S5 II, which provides Blackmagic Video Help 12G HDR assist for recording in Blackmagic RAW. That firmware is anticipated to return in mid-June.