Panasonic declares ProRes RAW and Blackmagic RAW help 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 help being supplied by exterior recorders utilizing uncooked over HDMI output. Uncooked help was all the time anticipated to return to the Panasonic S5 IIX, however it wasn’t confirmed on the time of the product announcement

Now, it seems to be obtainable with the digicam supporting each codecs by means of exterior monitor recorders from Atomos and Blackmagic. Panasonic has additionally introduced {that a} firmware replace will even be coming in June for the Panasonic S5 II so as to add Blackmagic RAW help utilizing uncooked over HDMI with the Blackmagic Video Help 12G HDR.

Basically, Panasonic has added help 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 report both ProRes RAW with the Atomos units or Blackmagic RAW with the Blackmagic recorder. There’s no firmware replace to obtain. It’s simply coming as normal with the S5 IIX digicam – which is scheduled to begin 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 provides BRAW compatibility; along with ProRes RAW, Blackmagic RAW can also be obtainable. The digicam additionally options expanded compatibility with exterior units, plus help for ATOMOS Ninja V, ATOMOS SHOGUN CONNECT and ATOMOS Ninja V+. The Recording Mode will be set as follows:

  • Please discuss with the ATOMOS web site for the knowledge 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) obtainable on the next buyer helps website to make the identical coloration grading as V-Log/V-Gamut
  • lease discuss with the Blackmagic Design web site for the knowledge 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 capabilities is probably not obtainable 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 obtainable. Dwell 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 obtainable on June 13, 2023.

  • Apple and ProRes are logos or registered logos of Apple Inc. in the US and/or different nations.
  • 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 vary 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 help for recording in Blackmagic RAW. That firmware is anticipated to return in mid-June.