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Technical Solutions | Z7/Z6 TIPS

RAW Video Output Settings

Connecting the camera with the Atomos Ninja V

Connect an HDMI cable to the camera's HDMI connector

Connect the other end to the Ninja V HDMI video input

Note:

  • Please make sure the camera is turned off before plugging/unplugging the HDMI cable.
  • A cable clip is recommended to prevent the HDMI cable from being accidentally detached.
  • If the image is not displayed on the Ninja V monitor, please check the HDMI cable connections.
  • An SSD drive must be inserted into the Ninja V for recording.
  • Please make sure camera's photo/movie selector is rotated to movie mode.

Camera settings

1 Enable RAW output

SETUP MENU > HDMI > Advanced > RAW output options

Select RAW output

Select Enable (no recording to card)

2 Choose a RAW output mode

SETUP MENU > HDMI > Advanced > RAW output options

Select RAW output mode

Pick your desired RAW output mode*

* The menu screen shown here is for the Z 6. There are some differences from the Z 7. Please refer to this page for details.

3 Choose RAW output type A

SETUP MENU > HDMI > Advanced > RAW output options

Select RAW output type

Select A

4 Turn on External recording control

SETUP MENU > HDMI > Advanced > External recording control

Select On

⇒ You can now start/stop recording by pressing the camera's movie-record button.
(recording) or (standby) icon will be displayed on the camera monitor.

Atomos Ninja V settings

1 Select Record > CODEC > ProRes RAW > Confirm

⇒ Supports RAW input via HDMI and displays monitor image in color.

2 Select Input > TRIGGER > HDMI

⇒ Now the camera's movierecord button can be used to control the start/stop of recording on the Ninja V.
If this is functioning correctly, a red frame will appear on the Ninja V monitor during recording.

Note:

Please refer to the Ninja V User Manual for more details about Ninja V settings.