Sony has up to date the FX3 Full Body Cinema Digicam, giving it extra capturing profiles and the flexibility to import LUTs to streamline the post-production workflow. The firmware additionally provides timecode sync by means of using a proprietary adapter cable.
Launched early in 2021, the FX3 Cinema Digicam incorporates most of the options and features of the Sony A7SIII full-frame mirrorless digital camera.
With a ten.2 bottom illuminated Exmor R BSI CMOS picture sensor and Bionz XR processor, the FX3 is able to capturing 4k video at as much as 120 frames per second in 10-bit 4:2:2 coloration, or 16-bit coloration by means of HDMI out.
The digital camera captures at an information charge of as much as 600mb/s and helps Sony’s S-Cinetone, SLog2, SLog3, Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG), and Rec 709 coloration profiles. It additionally enjoys a powerful iso vary of 80-409,500.
Firmware Replace 2.00, offers much more capturing profiles, drastically increasing SLog 3 to incorporate Cine El, Cine El Fast, and Versatile ISO modes. The Versatile ISO mode permits the FX3 to alter ISO settings whereas filming from 800-12800 for minute publicity changes.
Sony says the addition of Cine EI and EI Fast modes can produce extra balanced particulars within the highlights and shadows by harnessing much more of the extensive latitude of S-Log3. Customers may apply LUTs to preview what the footage will appear to be earlier than transferring to put up.
Speaning of LUTs, the FX3 can now import lookup tables (LUTs) like Sony’s S709, and even private customized LUTs for better artistic freedom. The LUTs can be utilized in preview mode, in addition to embedded into the metadata of the file itself to be used throughout coloration grading when registered as an image profile within the digital camera settings.
There are additionally a number of housekeeping changes to make the digital camera menu construction simpler to navigate. These fixes embrace a brand new list-style essential menu, a metadata operate that requires Sony’s Catalyst Browse and Put together app to allow, and an instantaneous operate menu accessible by swiping up on the digital camera’s articulating contact display screen.
The replace additionally offers a timecode sync characteristic when linked by means of the devoted Sony VMC-BNCM1 adapter cable, autofocus help characteristic, and a brand new standby film display screen mode to view the scene unobstructed.
The Model 2.00 firmware replace is offered for obtain instantly from the Sony FX3 help web page. The Catalyst Browse and Put together app can even must be up to date, and the hyperlink is there as properly.