Atomos has released a new firmware update for its monitor/recorder/switcher Shogun 7 that enables Apple ProRes RAW recording with the new full-frame Sony Cinema Line FX6 camera.
Users can natively record 12-bit ProRes RAW up to DCI 4Kp60 via the FX6's SDI output after updating the Atomos Shogun 7 to AtomOS 10.43. Netflix had just recently certified the Sony FX6 for its in-house productions - also for recording in tandem with the Atomos Shogun in12-bit RAW uncompressed video at 4K DCI (4,096 x 2,160) resolution at 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p.
The Atomos Shogun 7 is a 7" HDR monitor, recorder and switcher designed specifically for film and video professionals to enable HDR and SDR monitoring. It features a 1,920 x 1,200 HDR screen with 3,000 nits of brightness in peak HDR mode and 1,500 nits in daylight-ready mode and reproduces 15+ stops of dynamic range. It records to AtomX SSDmini or other approved SATA SSD drives. Add features like asynchronous multi-camera switching, monitor assist tools, frame guides for social/CDN productions, Dolby Vision playout for HDR output.
Sony FX6 and Atomos Shogun 7
Now more than 20 cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix S5/S1H, Sony A7S III, Nikon Z 6II, Fujifilm GFX100 or the Sigma fp support ProRes RAW capture via Atomos Recorder. ProRes RAW is supported in Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as a number of other NLEs such as Assimilate Scratch, Colorfront, FilmLight Baselight, and Grass Valley Edius.
Here is our review of the Sony FX6 as well as the technical data and test images of the Sony FX6 in our 4K camera comparison database.