Sony Electronics Announces New Firmware Updates to Cinema Line Cameras
Plans Include Updates to Cinema Line Cameras: FX30, FX3 and FX6
Sony Contact: Tanya Lyon, Cinema Marketing. [email protected]
SAN DIEGO – Jan. 17, 2024 – Sony Electronics announces upcoming updates for the FX6, FX3 and FX30 cinema cameras at the BSC Expo 2024 in London, exhibiting its extensive range of filmmaking technology. The new firmware updates showcase Sony’s commitment to its cinema line.
The ILME-FX6 ver.5.0 firmware update is expected from May 2024 or later and will include:
- The addition of 1.5x de-squeeze function for anamorphic lenses
- Integrated high-quality 3D LUT processes inspired by the VENICE cinema camera, which allows for more accurate color processing
- Monitor & Control App v2.0 features (ex. Waveform, False color)
- Breathing Compensation Expansion: More lenses will be supported including 100-400 GM and the 200-600 G lenses
The firmware update for FX3 and FX30 is expected from September 2024 or later and will include:
- Addition of Shutter Angle: Users will be able to choose from both Shutter Speed/Shutter Angle similar to what is available with the FX6
- Ability to add clip flags to mark shots
- SRT/RTMP/RTMPS support for live streaming via the Creator’s App
The firmware updates will be available free of charge starting in May 2024 for the FX6 ver.5.0 and the FX30/FX3 updates will be available starting in about September 2024.
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About Sony Cinema Line
Cinema Line is a series of cameras that have a cinematic look – cultivated from Sony’s long experience in digital cinema production – plus enhanced operability and reliability that respond to the wide variety of filmmakers’ high demands. Cinema Line includes the flagship digital cinema cameras VENICE and VENICE 2, highly acclaimed in the feature film and episodic production industry, the professional camera FX9, which is popular for documentary and drama production and the FX6, for run-and-gun action and content creation. With the addition of the FX30 and BURANO, Sony offers a true line up of versatile creative tools for all types of visual storytellers.
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