Panasonic GH4 Firmware Update 2.1 Now Available for Download

Panasonic released the new firmware update 2.1 for the LUMIX DMC-GH4 mirrorless camera and the Interface Unit DMW-YAGH.

The Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.1 enable users to embed the time code and recording control signal in the HDMI output signal. Additionally, the update will allow for full 1080 HD 30p/25pnative output over HDMI and Full HD 30PsF/25PsF output through SDI when recording video in Full HD 30p/25p.

The Interface Unit DMW-YAGH is also updated to firmware version 1.1 to support these functional enhancements. See below for full details.

Panasonic GH4 Firmware Update 2.1 Released

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Panasonic AG-GH4 Ver 2.1 Details

  1. Timecode can be embedded to the HDMI output signal.
    ・Selectable in Motion Picture menu:[Time Code]>[HDMI Time Code Output]
    *Available when AG-GH4 or AG-YAGH are connected with the products of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd. or
    the products complying with the extended specifications of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd..
  2. RSS (Recording Start/Stop) signal can be embedded to the HDMI output signal.
    ・Selectable in Motion Picture menu:[HDMI Rec Output]>[HDMI Recording Control]
    *Available when AG-GH4 or AG-YAGH are connected with the products of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd. or
    the products complying with the extended specifications of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd..
  3. FHD at 30p/25p native output via HDMI is available while recording video in FHD at 30p/25p.
    ・Selectable in Motion Picture menu:[HDMI Rec Output]→[1080/30p Set.] or [1080/25p Set.]
  4. Playback performance of recorded 4K video is improved.
  5. [Time Lapse Shot] Program is fixed to start recording at the designated time even when [summer time] is set.

See the GH4 firmware update 2.1 download link, installation procedure and release notes all-in-one place here and US users may refer here

The Lumix GH-4 camera features 16MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine IX processor with an enhanced fast and accurate Auto Focus (AF) system (approximately 0.07 seconds).

via Panasonic