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Panasonic GH5 Firmware V1.1 Released with 10-bit 4:2:2 1080 video

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As previously announced, the new hardware firmware update for the Panasonic GH5 is released today.

The firmware v1.1 for the GH5 brings 4:2:2 10-bit Full HD video capture and a series of enhanced capture options for anamorphic shooters.

The update adds 4:2:2 10-bit IPB capture at 100Mbps to 1080/59.97p resolution. Anamorphic shooters also get 10-bit 4:2:2 IPB capture but with the larger, 3328 x 2496 shooting region encoded at 150Mbps. The update also includes two minor bug-fixes.

The Panasonic GH5 is the world’s first camera that records 4K 60p / 50p and 4K 30p 4: 2: 2 10-bit video. The Micro Four Thirds shooter features a 20.3MP Live MOS image sensor with no optical low pass filter.

The video-centric prodct is selling for $1,999. It has a bundle with the new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens in overseas markets.

Panasonic GH5 Firmware V1.1 Released

Panasonic GH5 Firmware V1.1 Released with 10-bit 4:2:2 1080 video

Improvements
Date/Version Description
2017/04/24
Ver.1.1
  1. FHD 4:2:2 10-bit video recording has been added. It can be selected in either FHD [MP4 (LPCM)] or [MOV] recording format.
  2. 4:2:2 10-bit video recording has been added to Anamorphic (4:3) mode.
  3. There was a problem in which the exposure adjustment did not operate properly during live view standby when the [SS/Gain Operation] display was set to [ANGLE/ISO] while [Variable Frame Rate] was selected for Creative Video mode. This has been fixed.
  4. A problem in [V-LogL] of Photo Style mode where afterimages appeared when recording video under high ISO sensitivity settings has been fixed.
* When the firmware is updated from Ver. 1.0, the folder numbers and file numbers inside the camera are reset. If you want to continue recording from the folder numbers and file numbers on the SD Memory Card in use, select the folder for saving data from [Setup] menu ⇒ [Folder/File settings] after updating the firmware to Ver. 1.1.

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