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Intro image for article Convergent Design's Firmware v2015.5 for Odyssey7 Series
Tech News
There's been yet another major firmware update to Convergent Design's Odyssey7 series of external monitors/recorders. This time the focus is on monitoring, routing/distribution and, especially, LUTs (Look Up Tables).
Intro image for article Arri ALEXA SUP 10.0 Brings Support for SxS Pro+ Cards
Tech News
Arri has recently started the second Open Beta phase for Software Update Packet 10.0, and they've announced some exciting features for this release.
Intro image for article PCU2 / PCU2+ Manual and Firmware
Tools, Charts & Downloads
The PCU2 is the latest generation of AbelCine's popular control unit for Phantom cameras. The PCU2 is compatible with most Phantom cameras (including the Flex4K) and can simultaneously control two cameras in a stereo 3D configuration. The PCU2 adds Bluetooth capability for wireless control.
Intro image for article New Firmware & LUTs for the Sony F5 & F55
Tech News
A little while ago, Sony released the latest firmware for the F5 & F55 cameras, as well as the AXS-R5 Raw recorder. Version 1.15 of the F5/F55 firmware has some small incremental updates, with mostly bug fixes included. However, some big changes include improved naming conventions on the AXS card, de-anamorphic function on the viewfinder, and a warning when you haven't black balanced in a while.
Intro image for article C300 Quick Tip: Updating Firmware
Tutorials & Guides
Canon recently announced their new 1.0.8.1.00 firmware for the C300.
Intro image for article PMW-F3 Quick Tip: 5600K CC Button
Tutorials & Guides
You may have wondered what the 5600K CC button on the top left hand corner of the PMW-F3's LCD does. As its name implies, it allows you to quickly change the white balance from 3200K (tungsten) to 5600K (daylight). The important thing to remember is that the button only works this way when the camera is set to a color temperature of 3200K.
Intro image for article New F3 Firmware Adds S-Log to Every Camera
Tutorials & Guides
The latest firmware for the F3 was just released a few days ago, and it adds a great new option. Version 1.40, which can be download here, adds S-Log into the Picture Profile menu of the camera. This allows anyone to turn on S-Log without the RGB key, although you still need the key for 4:4:4 output.
Intro image for article S-Log and the Sony F3 - Part 2: Exposure Index Mode
Tutorials & Guides
Some months ago, I posted Part 1 of my PMW-F3 S-Log video series, and now, after waiting for the new 1.2 firmware to be released, Part 2 is here.