​Shogun Inferno Now Available

Atoms’ Shogun Inferno monitor recorder has begun shipping priced €1995 / $1995. The unit records 4K 60p Log/Raw.

The initial launch firmware will have most of the announced functionality by Atomos, however there are some features that will be implemented in the coming weeks and other features scheduled for end of the year.

It is now shipping with the following features:

  • 4K60p video recording over HDMI and 12G SDI in Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHR. for the ever increasing 4K 60p model list (Sony FS7, F55, AX1 & Panasonic DVX-200, HCX1000, UX180)
  • It can capture HDR Log / Raw as ProRes or DNxHR. Users can use the 10+ stops of the AtomHDR monitor to set exposure using the log from Arri, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, JVC and Red cameras
  • The increased processing power of Inferno means the addition of 4K 30p DCI recording over HDMI. This opens up the camera to cinema applications
  • The 7" calibrated monitor has a 1500 nit brightness.
  • FS Raw to ProRes / DNxHR recording up to 4K 60p means Sony FS5, FS700 and FS7 users can unlock high resolution, high frame rate recording
  • With Canon to ProRes / DNxHR recording up to 4K 30p Canon C300MKII and C500 users unlock high resolution 4K recording

This initial release will be updated in 5 weeks with free firmware to add high frame rate recording for Sony FS5, FS700, FS7 cameras. These users will already be able to record Raw to ProRes/DNxHR up to 4K 60p in the initial firmware but will additionally add HD/2K 100/120/200/240p recording capability.

Later updates include:

  • Raw recording for Sony FS series, Canon, Arri & Panasonic LT
  • HLG in/out to broaden compatibility with playback on HDR screens and as a HDR input for mobile grading
  • QuadLink SDI for connection with cameras that have multiple 1.5/3G or single 6/12G without the need for converters
  • Scheduled playlist to schedule playout for live events, instore demonstration etc.
  • Atomos have developed a range of 4K 60p HDMI cables to support the high frame rates. Six models are available; Full to Full HDMI, Micro to Full HDMI and Mini to Full HDMI in 2 lengths, 30cm coiled (60cm extended) and 40cm (80cm extended).
  • In terms of media only the highest speed SSD’s are capable of recording 4K 60p. There are already multiple models available from Samsung and Sandisk that are compatible with 4K 60p recording, with more models from Angelbird and other brands expected soon.

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