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Atomos adds DNxHR 4K recording to the Shogun

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Looks like there’s a new firmware update to the Atomos Shogun coming at the end of the month which, amongst other things, will add Avid DNxHR 4K recording, playback, play-out and editing.

For those with a Sony A7s or Panasonic GH4, here's a bit of good news: the Atomos is officially accepting pre-orders for the Shogun, the world's first 4K HDMI recorder, and throwing a Spyder into the mix.

Sony's tiny 4K HandyCam supports a full 4K HDMI output that should be compatible with the upcoming Atomos Shogun 4K recorder - months before the A7S

NAB 2015: Atomos adds impressive list of new features

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With a flurry of new announcements, upgrades and improvements, Australia’s Atomos has had a busy Vegas as it seeks to pile on the features to its units and provide its competitors with something of a serious headache.

Firmware upgrade adds Avid DNxHD to Atomos Ninja 2

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Atomos has finally released their Avid DNxHD upgrade for Ninja-2 field recorders. First hinted at over a year ago, the new firmware upgrade will allow direct capture from HDMI sources into the Avid format, which is usually lossless at higher bitrates

We're following a bit of a theme here: ProRes versus in-camera recording. Here's an extremely interesting clip with a split-screen demonstration of ProRes vs a Canon C100's internal codec which is 24Mbit/s AVCHD

Atomos 4K Shogun now shipping

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Enter the Shogun: Announced to great fanfare at NAB earlier this year and shown in production ready form at IBC, the Atomos Shogun 4K recorder has now completed its first production run and is shipping.

In the wake of the Atomos Shogun 4K recorder's first significant firmware update, RedShark News Technical Editor Phil Rhodes weighs in on the red-hot device.

Some readers may remember a piece RedSharkNews published in 2013 detailing the camera rig I built up from parts collected from all over the world. In keeping with this theme, I recently purchased an Atomos Ninja Star portable ProRes recorder to give my three year-old Sony HD ‘hybrid’ a new lease of life.

 Sony's new A7s is a well thought out 4K-capable camera. Sony briefed us, giving some more information

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