For those who want to record SDI signals with an external recorder, the d
Ninja V Pro Kit, another relatively inexpensive option. For plus tax, Atomos is now offering a bundle package that expands the Ninja V&s features.
The Ninja V Pro Kit includes the Ninja V and the AtomX SDI expansion (with activation for the new RAW functionality). Also found in the bundle is a lockable DC to DTAP cable and a 5" sunhood for outdoor shooting in the sun.
Via SDI, ProRES RAW recording is then possible with the following cameras:
Panasonic Varicam LT (max 4Kp60 and 2Kp240).
Panasonic EVA-1 (max 5.7Kp30 and 2Kp240)
Canon C500mki (max 4K DCI/UHD up to 30p)
Sony FX9 with XDCA-FX9 (max 4K DCIp60 and 2K180)
Sony FX6 (max. 4K DCI p60 )
In playback mode, the Ninja V can output via 2 x 12G SDI and 1 x HDMI 2.0 simultaneously at up to 4Kp60. In addition, the kit can be used as an SDI-HDMI converter for many purposes.
The RAW inputs can also be debayed in real time. Non-standard high resolutions can be converted to SMPTE standard output formats. Conversion to HLG, PQ or a 3D LUT is also possible.
The Pro Kit now offers three ways to power the Ninja: in the studio via the included DC power supply, on set via DTAP on a rigged camera battery, or via a dedicated NPF battery.
Of course, the Ninja V continues to offer support for ProRes RAW over HDMI with the Sony Alpha 7S III, Z CAM E-2 series, Nikon Z series, Lumix S series, Olympus OM-D EM-1X and OM-D M1 MkIII, among others.
While the Pro Kit is a complete bundle for new customers, existing Ninja V owners can also upgrade to the AtomX SDI module for . The new "RAW over SDI" and "HDMI RAW to SDI" can be activated via a separate activation key for .