A whole range of useful new features, which the monitor/recorder/switcher Atomos Shogun 7 received about a month ago, such as frame guides for social media (for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, among others), a 9 raster overlay as well as support for 17:9 DCI letter box and anamorphic de squeeze modes are now available for owners of the 4K recorder, HDR monitor and live switch SUMO 19.
Atomos SUMO 19
When this new update is installed, all users will be prompted to activate ProRes RAW as a codec (as they did with DNx activation).
The new features of AtomOS V9.3 for the SUMO 19 in detail
Frame Guides for Social Media
- 1:1 (square aspect ratio) (Instagram and Facebook)
- 4:5 (portrait, vertical aspect ratio) (Instagram)
- 1.91:1 (landscape format, horizontal aspect ratio) (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
- 9:16 (portrait, vertical aspect ratio) (Instagram Stories/Instagram TV and Snapchat)
- The new grid should enable users to apply the rule of thirds for image composition.
Legalization of the input signal level
- the input luminance range can be specified for increased compatibility with devices to output YUV signals in the legal range of Rec.709
- A new menu option allows you to set "Legalize ON/OFF" of the input
Anamorphotic de squeeze modes
- 1.8 x mode with the possibility to deactivate the De-Squeeze mode for full format sensors For example on the Panasonic S1H together with Cooke Anamorphic/I lenses, in both standard and special flair versions
- 1.25x with the ability to de-squeeze lenses like the Ultra Panavision 70 and Panavision Ultra Panatar lenses
- New: IRE % labeling for the False Color Scale
Rolling File Naming
- Ability to maintain a continuous, sequential file naming structure after formatting a drive
- It is possible to switch this function on and off
17:9 DCI Letter Box
- Support for SDI inputs with 4096x2160 or 2048x1080 resolution, HDMI 4096x2160 with resolution are displayed in 17:9 aspect ratio.
Order of the toolbar
- Based on user feedback, the order of the tools in the bottom bar has been updated to provide faster access to tools such as magnification and false color. The vector zoom tool has been removed, but the entire vector area can now be displayed in large format.
The SUMO 4K60p recorder, monitor/switch is technically similar in many ways to its smaller 7-inch Inferno brothers, but comes with a gigantic 19-inch display. Although this only has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, it is also 10 Bit/HDR-capable with a maximum brightness of 1200 nits.