Raw video output from Nikon Z7 and Z6 cameras is now compatible with Blackmagic external recorders thanks to new firmware updates.
Nikon’s new firmware updates allow users who shoot video on the full-frame Z6 and Z7 camera in Blackmagic RAW as well as ProRes Raw.
Video in 12-bit 4K UHD or full-HD RAW can be captured to an external recorder connected to the Z 7 or Z 6 via HDMI, expanding recording options for RAW video and further supporting the production of advanced video works.
Also, ProRes RAW video recorded to the Ninja V external capture device by Atomos, is also compatible with the latest ISO settings and colour temperature control features added to Apple’s Final Cut Pro Version 10.4.9 and later versions.
Firmware version 3.2 for the Z6 and Z7 cameras is free to download; however, an internal setting on the camera must be revised during a service at an authorised Nikon Service Centre prior to downloading the firmware update, to allow RAW video output to be enabled.