All through IBC 2022, Sony launched a model new extension system for VENICE 2 and launched that firmware substitute 2.00 is on the way in which during which. Setting up on the legacy of the distinctive Rialto system, the model new extension module helps 8K data transmission and affords an prolonged 12 meter cable.
First launched in November 2021, the Sony VENICE 2 packs the model new 8.6K full-frame sensor or genuine 6K VENICE sensor proper right into a barely additional compact physique compared with its predecessor. In any case, we couldn’t help nevertheless put the digital digital camera by its paces in our lab verify, which you’ll be capable of attempt proper right here.
Quite a lot of months prior to now, the company launched an web simulator that may assist you get acquainted with the digital digital camera’s menu system. And now, at IBC 2022, they’ve launched a model new extension system (product code: CBK-3620XS) and launched new choices with the upcoming 2.00 substitute. Let’s take a greater look.
Sony VENICE Extension System 2: choices
Just like the distinctive Rialto module, the model new Sony VENICE Extension System 2 is a associated extension system that allows the image sensor to be separated from the digital digital camera physique. This new mannequin has been updated to assist 8K data streams from VENICE 2’s new, elevated determination sensor, nevertheless could be backwards appropriate with the distinctive VENICE.
This decision was designed to reinforce freedom of movement by allowing filmmakers to place the sensor module in tight areas or mount it on tall cranes. Clients now have two cable measurement selections to pick from: 3 or 12 meters.
The design of the model new system is just like the distinctive. The module measures 158x147x126mm and weighs about 2.1kg (PL mount). Doubles the number of configurable buttons, now 4, which could be utilized to quickly alter ND filters or activate REC start/stop, for example. Lastly, the module is equipped with a gyro sensor that captures motion data, which could then be utilized in post-production for stabilization or VFX features.
Sony VENICE 2: firmware mannequin 2.00
Along with the model new Extension System 2, the company has moreover launched that firmware substitute 2.00 is on the way in which during which and should be obtainable early subsequent yr. It’ll carry a bunch of newest recording codecs and higher physique expenses. These are the model new additions:
- Full physique:
8.6K 17:9 as a lot as 48fps
8.2K 2.39:1 as a lot as 72fps
8.1K 16:9 as a lot as 48fps
- Great 35 Anamorphic:
5.8K 4:3 as a lot as 60fps
- large 35
5.5K 2.39:1 as a lot as 120fps
In addition to, this new firmware will enhance the digital digital camera’s LUT/CDL, monitor out and playback options, whereas providing new synchronization options for digital manufacturing functions, which have gotten increasingly more widespread. New devices embrace:
- Seize: LUT and CDL data can now be embedded in clips. As a lot as 8 positions in the meanwhile are obtainable for the recording/playback standing indicator, whereas 9 viewfinder positions will probably be enlarged to guage focus.
- monitor output: Zoom has been added to swimsuit anamorphic lenses. Moreover, mirroring of the viewer view, along with configurations and monitoring devices, is now supported.
- Copy: The playback place inside the clip is now displayed, allowing frame-by-frame playback. Furthermore, EI metadata is now utilized all through playback.
- sync up: Genlock is now moreover obtainable at extreme physique expenses, whereas Genlock part shifting permits in-camera artifacts to be minimized.
Price and availability
Every the model new Sony VENICE Extension System 2 and firmware substitute 2.00 will probably be obtainable in early 2023. The official retail worth of the Extension System 2 should be spherical $19,000.
For additional data, go to Sony’s web web site proper right here.
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