Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Update Introduces RAW Video Output

RAW video data output via HDMI is now available on the Panasonic Lumix S1H thanks to a free to download firmware upgrade.

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Panasonic has finally announced the release of its RAW Video Data Output over HDMI firmware update program (firmware version 2.1) for its LUMIX S1H camera after delaying its release back in May.

The new firmware for the Panasonic full-frame mirrorless camera enables the output of maximum 5.9K/29.97p and 59.94p 4K RAW video data over HDMI to the Atomos Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder and saves it as Apple ProRes RAW. In addition, it further complies with 3.5K Anamorphic 4:3 standard.

You can download the new firmware update from the Panasonic website


From Panasonic UK:

Panasonic Lumix S1H With 16 35mm F4 (4)

LUMIX S1H Firmware Version 2.1:

RAW video data output over HDMI (5.9K) / (4K) / (Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K) 12-bit RAW video data can be output over HDMI.

Apple ProRes RAW can be recorded on Atomos Ninja V.1


  • Resolution: 5.9K (5888x3312)
  • Frame Rate: 29.97p/25p/23.98p
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • HDMI Output: 12-bit

Super 35mm

  • Resolution: 4K (4128x2176)
  • Frame Rate: 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p
  • Aspect Ratio: 17:9 
  • HDMI Output: 12-bit

Super 35mm Anamorphic

  • Resolution: 3.5K (3536x2656)
  • Frame Rate: 50p/29.97p/25p/23.98p
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • HDMI Output: 12-bit

V-Log or Rec.709 is selectable on Live View monitor during RAW output.

Shooting assist functions including WFM (Wave Form Monitor), Vector Scope, Luminance Spot Meter, Zebra Pattern can be used during RAW output.

A LUT (Lookup table) exclusively designed for RAW video recorded on NINJA V is available from the Panasonic website. This LUT will allow you to match the colour grading with V-Log/V-Gamut2. Using this new LUT, it is easy to match colours between the footage recorded with Panasonic Varicam, EVA1 and GH5 series. cameras to combine them.

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