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Sony FX9 Firmware v2.0 Available for Download Later Today!

Full-Frame 4K/60p and more slow-mo in Full HD comes to the Sony FX9

Sony FX9 firmware v2.0 update download
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Attention Sony FX9 owners! Sony is releasing Firmware v2.0 later today – a month earlier than expected.

Sony FX9 users have been patiently waiting for months for the firmware v2.0, which adds significant features to the camera. Furthermore, new functionality includes full-frame DCI 4K/60p Eye AF, 3D LUT support, and many more. 

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Image by Sony / FX9 Firmware v2.0 Resolutions/Frame Rates

Sony FX9 Firmware v2.0 New Features/Functionality

New Recording Resolutions and Frame Rates:

  • DCI 4K/60p (4096 x 2160) recording (oversampled)
    • uses a 5K full-frame crop to downsample to 4K (DCI)
  • DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/25p/29.97p from 6K FF
  • S35 4K crop mode 
    • Super 35 mode DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) recording up to 60p
  • 16-bit RAW output (using XDCA-FX9 extension unit)
  • Full HD up to 180fps slow-motion
    • *up until now camera can do 120fps max.
  • S35 2K crop mode – improved quality
  • Custom 3D LUTs support – users can upload 17-point or 33-point 3D LUTs 
  • Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
  • 6G-SDI output support
  • Change settings from the status screen
    • Some settings can be modified from the status screen
    • Items can be selected using the multi-function dial, multi selector, or via touchscreen
  • ISO expanded to 102,400 max
    • When gain in dB, you can configure values up to 27dB
  • AF improvements:
    • Eye AF support added
    • When Focus Area is set to Flexible Spot or Zone, the focus area frame can now be moved using touchscreen
    • AF transition speed and AF subject shift sensitivity can now be assigned to assignable buttons
    • In Cine EI mode, Face/Eye detection AF performance has been improved in S-Log3.

Download Sony FX9 Firmware update 2.0

You can download firmware v2.0 from Sony’s website here from 11PM Pacific time today, Sep. 10th 2020.

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