Panasonic Lumix has now announced a BOX style S1 Camera with some major upscaling in the heat sink unit for unlimited video recording time. Read the press text below for getting details about all the major and minor upgrades.
- 6K ‘open gate’ 3:2 shooting at up to 24p in 10-bit
- 5.9K 16:9 capture (10-bit or 12-bit Raw output) up to 30p
- UHD or DCI 4K from 5.9K, up to 10-bit 30p
- UHD or DCI 4K from Super35 crop at up to 60p
- Full-size HDMI, SDI, Ethernet and USB 3.1 (USB 3.2 Gen 2)
- Timecode and Genlock
- Built-in fan for unlimited recording
Press Release LUMIX DC-BS1H
The LUMIX BS1H is a versatile box-style camera that features the cinema-quality video performance of the LUMIX S1H in an easy-to-deploy profile. The BS1H contains a 24.2MP 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor with Dual Native ISO technology that captures 6K resolution at maximum ISO 51200. Maximizing the use of the pixels in the full-frame image sensor, the LUMIX BS1H is capable of 6K/24p, 5.4K/30p (3:2) or 5.9K/30p (16:9) high-resolution, smooth video recording. It also provides 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K HEVC video and 4:2:210-bit 4K30p in H.264 recording modes The BS1H provides 14+ stops of dynamic range inV-Log which is as wide as those of cinema cameras and V-Log / V-Gamut compatible with popular calorimetry called “VariCam Look.”
The BS1H is capable of 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 60p/50p HDMI output. Adopting a new heat dispersion structure, it achieves unlimited video recording in a variety of recording formats, including 4:3 Anamorphic mode. Moreover, [5.9K] / [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K] 12-bit RAW video data can be output over HDMI to save Apple ProRes RAW in Atomos Ninja V or save Blackmagic RAW in Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR. The BS1H offers an IP streaming function over Ethernet, even allowing 4K 60p (50p) video streaming in H.265.
The BS1H provides a variety of practical ports such asa USB 3.1 Type-C, a 3G-SDI (BNC) and an HDMI Type-A terminal which can be used for simultaneous output. Genlock IN and Timecode functions are also available. Power over Ethernet+ (PoE+) makes it is easy to install both physically and electrically. Control over maximum 12 sets of LUMIX BS1H cameras is available using LUMIX Tether for Multicam. Last but not least, 3.5 audio jack,Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and tethered photo shooting with LUMIXTether for Multicam software are also available. For even higher quality sound recording, XLR microphone DMW-XLR1 (sold separately) can be used.AnSDK for camera control via USB/LAN will be provided for free.