Sony has released the long awaited 3.0 firmware update for the Sony FS7. The update, which dropped this morning, has addressed a number of issues users were having with the camera, and made some overall improvements to the user experience.
Perhaps the most anticipated part of the update, Sony has improved their FS-RAW image quality and operation stability. Many users were having issues with frame drops and image processing in the previous version, but will be glad to know that this update addresses those issues.
New Features & Improvements:
1.) Focus Magnification function is improved.
– Support for magnification area position adjustment
– Magnification resolution improvement
2.) Support for “2K Full”, “2K Center” setting in Image Scan Mode
3.) Support for Interval Recording function
4.) Expand lowest value of Zebra level to 0%
5.) Support for Noise Suppression setting in Cine EI mode
6.) Video Signal Monitor usability is improved.
7.) The operability of “Iris setting” using the “Iris dial” and the “assignable dial” is improved.
8.) FS-RAW image quality and operation stability improvement
9.) Overall stability and operability of the camera is improved
Sony plans to continue support for the FS7, and will be involved in ongoing firmware updates for the foreseeable future; so watch this space as we keep you posted on any future developments.