Z CAM E2 Series Cameras Firmware (ver. 0.97) Update Available

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The latest firmware ver. 0.97 update for Z CAM E2 series cameras adds new, higher frame rates for ProRes recording on the ES-S6, E2-F6 and E2-F8 cameras and adds a brand new C4K 3:2 aspect ratio to the E2-S6 and E2-F6 cameras.

This update also extends the manual ISO range and moves the VFR selection setting to the record screen.

Dan Ludeman with the Z-CAM E2-S6 and Ninja V

Dan Ludeman with the Z CAM E2-S6 and Ninja V

See below for more details and information for ver. 0.97.

Added Features:

  • C4K 3:2 aspect ratio (for E2-S6 & E2-F6)
  • Extended manual ISO

Improvements:

  • ProRes HQ, C4K up to 50fps (for E2-S6 & E2-F6)
  • Prores 422, 8K up to 25fps (for E2-F8)
  • ProRes LT, 8K up to 30fps (for E2-F8)
  • VFR selection moved to Record menu

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Previous Firmware Update to ver. 0.96 for all Z CAM E2 Series Cameras (except E2G)

Updated August 6, 2020: Z CAM with Version .96 or greater can now be used as a USB webcam. Simply connect to your computer with a USB A to C type cable.

Added USB webcam and streaming features for Mac and PC:

  • In-camera SRT push (web interface) – Secure Reliable Transport Protocol
  • In-camera RTMP/RTMPS push (web interface) – Public Standard Open Streaming Protocols
  • UVC web camera, supports both H.264 and MJPEG – Standard USB Plug & Play Webcam Protocol

This is the simplest way to connect with live meeting and collaboration apps like Zoom, etc.

Features Added:

Added USB Webcam & Streaming Features for Mac and PC

  • In camera SRT push (web interface) – Secure Reliable Transport Protocol
  • In camera RTMP/RTMPS push (web interface) – Public Standard Open Streaming Protocols
  • UVC web camera, supports both H.264 & MJPEG – Standard USB Plug & Play Webcam Protocol

Additional Features

  • Concert image profile is added
  • F2 F3 F4 can be assigned for Mode Switching

Improvements:

  • RAW over HDMI performance
  • [E2-F6][E2-S6] Noise performance further improved in high ISO settings
  • [E2C][E2-F8][E2-S6] White balance range extension to 10000K color temperature
  • 23.98fps is now supported frame rate for output on HDMI
  • Camera preview LUT updated
  • Bug Fix: H.264 meta data error
  • Bug Fix: Audio gain incorrect
  • Other bug fixes
Download firmware ver. 0.96 update from the Z CAM website

Note: Z Raw is now also directly supported in Premeire (PC only) or Scratch MAC & PC

Download Plugin here: http://www.z-cam.com/lut/
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