Free Replace Provides 4K/120p Recording Choice to Sony ZV-E1

We are able to’t blame you if you happen to missed the announcement of the Sony ZV-E1 earlier this 12 months. Aimed squarely at vloggers, the digicam doesn’t seem, at first look, to be all that attention-grabbing for underwater shooters. However this diminutive full-frame digicam really boasts some critical video specs: It has 5-axis picture stabilization on-board, it will probably seize 4K/60p 10-bit 4:2:2 with no crop, and it affords quite a lot of professional video options, like S-Log3 recording and customized LUTs. Now, as promised on the time of the ZV-E1’s launch, Sony has introduced a free improve that permits you to document 4K/120p and 1080/240p. No surprise Ikelite and Nauticam have each not too long ago launched new housings for the ZV-E1.

“With this new improve, the ZV-E1 joins a roster of Sony cameras that includes 4K/120p video recording, together with the Alpha 1 and Alpha 7S III, and the FX6, FX3, and FX30 from Sony’s Cinema Line,” Sony states. “This function allows quicker high-speed body fee video recording, leading to clean slow-motion footage that’s 5 occasions slower than customary 24fps, highlighting Sony’s dedication to offering groundbreaking expertise for all creators.”

The 4K/120p recording possibility is just out there with the ZV-E1’s Lengthy GOP inter-frame compression mode, whereas the 1080/240p mode is accessible by the S&Q mode. Sony has not stated to what extent the brand new modes generate warmth that restricts recording occasions.

To improve the ZV-E1, the license should first be downloaded by Sony’s Creators’ Cloud platform. As soon as the license is issued, customers can then obtain and set up the replace file into their digicam.