[Bestbuy618 Digital Channel]Obviously, the frequency of new product releases for cameras is much lower when compared to other digital products due to the professionalism and durability of the products. When compared to cell phone manufacturers this year, the number of “you sing, I’m on” launches can be compared to the number of camera manufacturer launches over the previous several years. This also causes manufacturers to create a lot of buzz in the industry when important product firmware updates are released. For example, today’s Panasonic LUMIX GH5S (hereinafter referred to as GH5S) This video to the machine, released in early 2018, after nearly two years of market testing, won the favor of many domestic and foreign video creation teams and enthusiasts, with its powerful shooting performance and portable body size.
This year on November 19, Panasonic released a number of its flagship mirrorless camera firmware upgrade, including the latest version 1.4 firmware GH5S, we look at the official specific instructions to. Compatibility with the Profoto wireless transmitter has been improved.
The camera supports Profoto Air Remote TTL- O/P and Profoto Connect- O/P remote flash triggers for the GH5 GH5S G9. * Some functions are subject to availability. GH5S G9 AF performance has been improved, and the [Animal Detection] function has been added to the autofocus mode. The camera, which employs advanced AI technology, can detect not only humans, but also animals such as dogs, cats, and birds.
The camera will automatically focus on the target object by analyzing the size and position of the target object in the displayed image. Even if the subject turns their back to the camera, the camera will continue to track them.
The joystick allows you to switch the focus object in [Face/Eye/Body/Animal Detection] mode. GH5 GH5S G9 Since then, the [AF-ON: Near Shift] and [AF-ON: Far Shift] functions have been added. [AF-ON: Near Shift] is for focusing on nearby subjects, and [AF-ON: Far Shift] is for focusing on distant subjects.
3rd Support 4K 30p/25p 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording; Support 4K 60p/50p 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output; 10-bit video with brightness setting; VFR (Variable Frame Rate) recording support FHD 2-180 fps/4K 2-60 fps;
Support for HDR video recording; Use software upgrade key DMW-SFU1 (sold separately) to add V-Log L mode and WFM (Waveform Monitor) display function. 4 ; 4 other significant functional enhancements* GH5 GH5S G9 Add [AWBw] function to white balance mode; [Metering Mode] add [Highlight Weighting] function;
Added the [Exposure Shift Adjust] function to the Custom menu to adjust the standard exposure value for all metering modes; Added the [0.5 sec] option to the [Duration (Photo)] option in [Auto View]; When setting ISO Auto in M mode, AE can be locked using the [AF / AE LOCK] button; [MODE1] has been added to the Live View Enhancement function to increase the frame rate for smooth image display and make manual
*For more information on the upgrade process, please refer to the firmware upgrade information page for each model, which will be published on November 19, 2019. LUMIX Sync version 1.0.4 Supports wireless connection (operation) with GH5 / GH5S / G9. As you can see, version 1.4 firmware primarily improves the autofocus AI function of the GH5S, as well as other improvements in shooting functions.
After turning on the camera, press the look back button to update the firmware.
After completion, enter the menu to confirm the version. The most noticeable improvement in the new version is the greatly improved focusing performance. Tap Q.MENU in the viewfinder interface, where the original face/eye detection mode in the AF mode bar is upgraded to face/eye/body/animal detection. Before the upgrade, there is no response in the viewfinder frame in the face of animal portraits, but after the upgrade, GH5S will be able to quickly detect the animal in the frame.
Other new features include the ability to determine the location of the focus point while shooting, avoiding the phenomenon of looking back only after shooting to discover that it is out of focus.
New metering mode New white balance options New near shift and far shift New exposure shift adjustment Exposure shift adjustment submenu options Live View Enhancement has two new modes.
0.5sec playback option added In conclusion, Panasonic is one of the few Japanese imaging manufacturers with a conscience. Its cameras are frequently released with a plethora of useful features, and after several firmware upgrades, always give people the impression that the machine in their hands has a new lease on life in general. This firmware upgrade involves all three m43 swordsmen.
And, because all three cameras have been available for some time, the price, when combined with the upgraded features, is self-evidently worth every creator’s priority consideration products.