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Panasonic DC-GH5 4K Mirrorless Camera and Atomos Ninja Inferno Monitor/Recorder

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Panasonic DC-GH5:

The GH5 is a Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) Camera that is capable of recording smooth, high-precision 4K 60p/50p and faithful 4:2:2 10-bit 4K video. It also features '6K PHOTO' which extracts approx.18-megapixel still images from ultra high-quality video with approx. 9 times the pixel count of Full-HD.

  • 4K 60p/50p Video Recording Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera

  • Professional photo and 4K video performance in a durable magnesium alloy body

  • 20.3MP Four Thirds sensor with no low pass filter.

  • 4K Video: Internal recording at 4K60/50p (4:2:0 8bit) & 4K30/25p/24p (4:2:2 10bit).

  • Variable Video Frame Rates 4K: Max. 60fps & FHD: Max. 180fps.

  • 5-Axis Photo/Video Dual I.S. 2.0 up to 5 stops with compatible LUMIX MFT lenses, plus in-body stabilization support for classic non-O.I.S lenses.

  • Fast and accurate focusing utilizing LUMIX 480 fps DFD focusing system and Venus Engine 10

  • Full size (Type A) HDMI terminal with cable lock included & twin SD Card slots (UHS-II U3 Compatible).

  • 3.5mm mic & headphone terminals - optional DMW-XLR1 microphone adaptor.

  • Eye viewfinder 3680k-dot OLED, 21mm, 0.76x.

  • V-LogL recording with (Optional) DMW-SFU1 paid upgrade

Digital Live MOS sensor delivers the ultimate in LUMIX image quality. World's first 4K/60P video recording (*For a compact system camera as of 4 January 2017) support a professional workflow. 6K PHOTO lets you confidently capture moments otherwise left to chance. Explore new dimensions of photography and videography with the LUMIX GH5.

Atomos Ninja Inferno:

Unleash the full cinematic potential of your camera with the Ninja Inferno – the HDR / daylight-viewable 4K recorder and monitor that’s easy and intuitive to use yet brings the broadcast-standard quality that professionals expect.

The Ninja Inferno is the secret ingredient to unlock the professional capability of 4K 60p cameras like the Panasonic GH5. Bypass the internal recording limitations and take full advantage of the sensor by recording to the camera's maximum colour accuracy, colour resolution and dynamic range with 4:2:2 10-bit V-Log-L recorded as full I-frame's to high bitrate Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR. The 10-bit calibrated HDR panel takes the guesswork out of exposing for V-Log-L and is backed up by a suite of professional scopes that can be used even in direct sunlight thanks to the 1500nit panel brightness.

Panasonic DC-GH5:

  • 20.3MP Pixel-Perfect Shooter:  The LUMIX GH5 packs a real punch with its high performance Digital Live MOS sensor sporting a 20.3 megapixels to achieve the ultimate picture quality in the history of LUMIX G digital cameras. Together with the removal of the low-pass filter from the sensor, you can confidently capture the sharpest ever imagery with high dynamic range and artefact free. The LUMIX GH5 is a camera of beauty created by you and crafted by Panasonic engineering.

  • Splash/Dust/Freezeproof Rugged Design:  The LUMIX GH5 is built like a tank to withstand even heavy use out in the field. It is freezeproof down to -10-degrees in addition to splash / dustproof construction thanks to weather sealing on every joint, dial, and button. A magnesium alloy full die-cast armor frame makes the body lightweight yet durable while bringing ruggedness to the compact size. This camera can go everywhere you can.

  • High Durability Shutter Unit:  The shutter unit is durable for approx. 200,000 times release (Panasonic LUMIX in-house examination). Not only does it offer the highest shutter speed at max. 1/8000 to capture fast-moving 'spur-of-the-moment' shots but when used with fast aperture lenses - even outdoors - it gives impressive de-focus.

  • 20.3MP Pixels:  The LUMIX GH5 packs a real punch with its high performance 20.3MP Digital Live MOS sensor to achieve incredible picture. Together with the removal of the low-pass filter from the sensor, you can confidently capture sharp images with a high dynamic range and artefact free.

  • Venus Engine Processor:  The marriage of an advanced Digital Live MOS sensor with the beautiful new Venus Engine 10 produces extraordinary color detail and natural texture expression. Multipixel Luminance Generation and Intelligent Detail Processing render intense brightness and contrast.

  • 4K 60p/50p Video:  The LUMIX GH5 records silky smooth 4K 60p/50p (QFHD 4K: 3840 x 2160 / MOV or MP4) video. Faster frame rates mean excellent motion compensation plus you can slow down footage inside your video editing timeline without losing detail. You also achieve perfect panning control and a suppression of the rolling shutter effect as seen in lesser frame rates.  High-resolution images and perfect focal length can also be achieved as the LUMIX GH5 features pixel for pixel, no sensor cropping recording. There's also no recording duration limit so you can go beyond 30 minutes in all record settings.

  • 4:2:2 10-bit Internal Recording:  The LUMIX GH5 brings game changing internal 4:2:2 10-bit 4K video recording. For example, 10-bit will render all the subtleties of graduated skies and sunsets without the banding so prone to 8-bit. The power of having film creation capabilities inside the camera sets a new precedent in guerilla style filmmaking. And you can record 4:2:2 10-bit to SD card whilst simultaneously feeding the live signal thru a full-size HDMI port connected to an external monitor or recorder. 4:2:2 10-bit recording enables faithful color and grading fidelity with over a billion colors and four times the tonality of 8-bit to match professional intent.  Control zings with rich colors from dark to bright shades and high-precision Multi Process NR makes your images pop even at high ISO sensitivity settings. Video users will be impressed with the improved performance in perceptual dynamic range at high ISO sensitivity settings.

  • VFR (Variable Frame Rate):  The VFR lets you record videos with dramatic slow motion or unique quick motion in 4K (60fps max.2.5x slower) or Full HD (180fps max.7.5x slower) quality, such as 180 fps / 7.5x (In full HD, 24p playback).

  • Rack Focus Transition:  The Focus Transition function automatically shifts the focus point at a constant speed for precise in-focus to out-focus points - for example background to foreground - to give you an impressive 'rack focus' motion picture effect.

  • Live Output & Full Size HDMI:  The LUMIX GH5 is capable of 4:2:2 10-bit real-time image output to an external monitor or recorder via an optional HDMI cable (full size Type A), while simultaneously providing an internal 4:2:2 10-bit recording (4K 60p/50p is output only). It is suitable for professional video making that requires accurate monitoring of the imagery or high quality recording to external codec devices (such as Pro Res).

  • 6K 30fps / 4K 60 fps PHOTO Burst:  Shoot with unlimited burst, then choose and extract the exact frames you want to keep. The new 6K PHOTO* mode at 30fps allows you to capture the perfect moments at a stunning ~18-megapixel high-resolution. The Ultra-high-speed 4K PHOTO mode at 60fps freezes even faster motion which is simply not possible in conventional DSLR cameras. The LUMIX GH5 truly does make moments unmissable.  * 6K PHOTO is a high speed burst shooting function that cuts a still image out of a 4:3 or 3:2 video footage with approx.18-megapixel (approx. 6000 x 3000 effective pixel count) that the 6K image manages.

  • Post Focus - Shoot now, Focus Later:  This fantastic Post Focus function gives you the power to focus after you've taken the shot! Simply capture the scene, review the image and touch the part of the photo you'd like pin sharp. Set and save. It's simple, stunning and all this advanced processing happens inside the camera.

  • Focus Stacking - Adjust The Focus Area After Shooting:  The Focus Stacking function enables you to adjust the focus area after shooting by blending multiple images taken at different focus distances to create an amazing image depth of field. You can make your images with exactly the kind of de-focus you want or pan-focus the image by simply selecting the focus area after shooting. This is brilliantly useful when shooting with fast apertures, close ups or macro photography.

  • DFD Ultra Fast Motion Detection & Focus:  Panasonic's innovative DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology is constantly evolving and its just got even better. DFD allows the LUMIX GH5 to calculate focal lens movement by comparing depth of field values of two images at incredibly high speed. By combining the AF drive with a maximum read speed of 480 fps, the LUMIX GH5 can achieve ultra-high-speed Auto Focus in up to 0.05 seconds* and 9 fps burst shooting with AFC ((In AFS, at wide-end with H-ES12060 (CIPA)) 12 fps burst shooting with AFS). A newly adopted motion detector accurately tracks fast moving subjects, and enables smooth 4K PHOTO/VIDEO & 6K PHOTO recording.

  • 225 Focus Points Plus Selective AF:  A Joystick Controller on the back of the LUMIX GH5 is used to smoothly and intuitively select focus blocks inside the focusing area overlay.

  • 225-Area AF:  The focus detect area is massively increased from 49 (LUMIX GH4) to 225 points for more flexible composition.

  • Custom Multi AF:  The Custom Multi AF mode allows you to freely select an array of blocks inside the 225 focusing area.

  • AF Zone Selectable:  The focus area group size and position can be customized for Multi AF / Custom Multi AF.

  • AF Customize:  With more customized AF settings, it is now possible to adjust AF directionality depending on the shooting scene.

  • Joystick Control:  The LUMIX GH5 offers you more intuitive control with the addition of a joystick over the conventional front /rear dials operation. A dedicated button allows direct reach to exposure compensation, white balance adjustment or ISO setting and a maximum of 5 settings can be assigned to the Fn buttons. All these components are designed to be operated easily and without taking your eyes away from the viewfinder.

  • 5-Axis Dual I.S. Eliminates Blur:  5-axis Dual I.S. (Image Stabiliser) 2 (5-axis Dual I.S. 2 works when attaching the lens that are compatible with it. Firmware update of the lens is also required.) intelligent compensation enables up to 5-stops of slower shutter speeds even through telephoto lenses. The LUMIX GH5 nearly eliminates shake in both body and lens from wide-angle to tele-end (Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=50-140mm (35mm film camera equivalent f=100-280mm), when H-FS14140 is used.]). It also works in both photo and video recording, including 4K video. The astonishing power of the 5-axis Body I.S. corrects shake for all lenses, including classic lenses not equipped with O.I.S.

  • Professional Versatility:  A plethora of video formats and bit rates prepare the LUMIX GH5 for use in a wide range of professional applications such as web, TV, DVD/Blu Ray and digital cinema production. You can select from four recording formats such as AVCHD and MP4 for playback ease, or MP4 (LPCM) and MOV for professional editing ease.  The LUMIX GH5 is worldwide compatible as the system frequency can be selected from 59.94 Hz (NTSC), 50.00 Hz (PAL), or 24.00 Hz (CINEMA).

  • Dual SD Card Slots:  Dual SD card slots increase recording capacity and file arrangement efficiency. The dual SD card slots allow you to record in relay, backup, and simultaneous modes. Relay allows you to swap a full card out for an empty card so you can record virtually endlessly. The backup mode allows you to record continuously on one card, while you start and stop recording on the other card. Simultaneous record duplicates your recording on both cards.

  • Large OLED LVF (3,680k-dot):  The high-resolution 3,680k-dot OLED Live View Finder matches up to exactly how you intended to see the image even under direct sunlight. A high 0.76x magnification (35mm camera equivalent) makes it easy to see image detail, your settings and icons, and, the long eye point distance of 21mm is excellent for people who wear glasses.

  • Bluetooth 4.2 & Wi-Fi® 5GHz:  The Bluetooth 4.2 (Low Energy) enables full-time connection between camera and smartphone with low energy consumption. After shooting, it automatically switches to Wi-Fi connection, transferring data to your smartphone. The Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE802.11ac) is incredibly fast. You can use Panasonic's Lumix Image App for Android / iOS to control shutter and other settings, plus, video record Start / Stop without physically touching the camera!

Atomos Ninja Inferno:

  • 4k60p 10 bit:  Achieve the most from your GH5 without the need to wait for any firmware update so you can get the most out of your camera from day 1                                        
  • Increased Video Quality:  Bypass the internal camera compression to achieve increased colour accuracy and Professional Hollywood Codecs.                                       
  • 1500 Nits Daylight viewable:  See you images clearly in any situation, even without a Sun hood.  The Class leading Colour accurate monitor with over six times the average viewing area of a DSLR.                                          
  • Hollywood Quality:  Visually lossless compression in a format that is designed to be edited                                 
  • Video Tools:  Visualise the dynamic range, protect high / low lights with the LUMA waveform and Vector scope for monitoring colour hue                                              
  • No record time limit:  Recording externally to the camera puts an end to the traditional 30min recording barrier           
  • Focus Assist:  Focus and Exposure assist tools with 1:1 and 2:1 Zoom for 4K                                    
  • 4k to HD Down-convert:  Record you clips in 4k and play then out in HD for use on existing equipment such as TVs, Monitors and Projectors                                         
  • 7” SuperATOM IPS Monitor:  Class leading Colour accurate monitor with over six times the average viewing area of a DSLR.  
  • Apply & Preview LUT:  Preview and apply 3D LUTs for more creative shooting and simple grades or Film Stock looks.







Without batteries & media 709g
With batteries & media 1153g
Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 214 x 127 x 45mm,
  8.4 x 5 x 1.8
Construction High quality lightweight ABS Polycarbonate for durability & portability
  Built-in armour protection
Operating power 10 - 24W
Compatible batteries NP series and supporting accessories
Input voltage (battery) 6.2V to 16.8V
Battery time (based on 7.4V) 5200mAh - up to 1.5hrs (monitor & record 4K)
  7800mAh - up to 2.2hrs (monitor & record 4K)
DC In 1 x DC in (6.2 - 16.8V)
Continuous power * Patent pending Primary-secondary battery system
  Change batteries without losing power
  Loop batteries continuously
Touch Screen  
Size 7.1
Resolution 1920 x 1200
Brightness 1500NITS / cdm2
PPI 325
Aspect ratio 16:9 native
Colour gamut REC709 HDTV
Look up table (LUT) support 3D LUT (.cube file format)
Frame Guides 4:3, 16:9, 2.40,2.35,1.9, 1.85, Cross hair, action/title safe areas
Anamorphic De-Squeeze 2x 4:3, 2x, 1.5x and 1.33x
Technology SuperAtom IPS panel (capacitive touch), calibration to Rec.709 with optional calibration unit
Calibration Calibration in factory InField Calibration with Optional Calibrator
  Free Calibration Software download provided
AtomHDR Yes
Supported Log formats Sony SLog2 / SLog3, Canon CLog / CLog 2, Arri Log C, Fuji F Log,
  Panasonic Vlog, JVC JLog, Red LogFilm
Supported Gamuts Sony SGamut / SGamut3 / SGamut3.cine
  Canon Cinema / BT2020 / DCI P3 / DCI P3+
  Panasonic V Gamut
  Arri Alexa Wide Gamut
Bit depth 10-bit (8+2 FRC)
Brightness 1500nit (+/- 10%)
HDR input (PQ/HLG) Yes / Yes
HDR output (PQ/HLG) Yes / Yes
Video Input  
HDMI 1 x HDMI (2.0a)
Signal Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit to 10 bit 422 sampling (camera dependent)
Video output (play out)  
HDMI 1 x HDMI (2.0a)
Signal Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit to 10 bit 422 sampling (camera dependent)
Supported loop out formats  
HDMI to HDMI 720p 50/60, 1080i 50/60,
  1080p 24/25/30/50/60/120*, 4KUHD 24/25/30/50/60, 4KDCI 24/25/30/50/60
Supported formats (Record & Playback)  
4K DCI 4KDCI 24/25/30/50/60
4K UHD 4KUHD 24/25/30/50/60
HD - high frame rate 1080p120, 1080p60/50
HD 1080i60, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p50
4K UHD downscale for HD monitoring Yes - loop-out & playback
Anamorphic de-squeeze 2x, 1.5x, 1.33x, Panasonic 8:3
Realtime hardware encoding  
4K-DCI 4096x2160 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to Apple ProRes: HQ, 422, LT
4K-UHD 3840x2160 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to Apple ProRes: HQ, 422, LT
1920x1080 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to Apple ProRes: HQ, 422, LT
  DNxHD: 220x, 220, 145, 36
Onboard processing  
Pulldown removal 1080pSF 24/25/30pSF > 24/25/30p (2:2 pulldown) 1080i 60 > 24p (3:2 pulldown)
4K DCI to UHD convert On HDMI Loop out REC & Playout
4K UHD to HD down convert On HDMI Loop out REC & Playout
Audio in/out (48kHz PCM audio)  
HDMI 2 or 8ch 24-bit, camera dependent
Analog Audio in 2 x Channel via Optional XLR break out cable Line in / Mic in
Analog Audio out 2 x Channel via Optional XLR break out cable / Headphone out 2ch 48kHz 24-bit
Remote start/stop  
HDMI Auto HDMI Trigger
  Supported Protocols - Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard
  Atomos Open TriggerStandard supported by Panasonic, Ikegami, JVC, Samsung
Other LANC control - Slave
HDMI Embedded Timecode from Camera or video device
  Supported Protocols - Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard
  Atomos Open TriggerStandard supported by Panasonic, JVC, Samsung
Playlist Yes (custom selection, Favourites with subclip creation or Both)
Playback options Loop in & out markers
Pre Roll record Yes (HD 8s, 4K 2s frame rate dependant)
Custom time lapse Yes
  Keyframable up to 10 video and single frame Intervals, Can be triggered from internal clock.
Meta data tagging Yes (10 internal tags available)
  Favourite, Reject, Talent 1, Talent 2, Over Exposed, Colour Correct, Bad Audio, Cut Away, Close up, Wide Shot
Master caddy case Master Caddy II (included) 75mm x 105mm x 12mm
Master caddy dock 2.5 SATA to USB 2.0/3.0 (optional accessory)
  up to 450MB/s Read/Write
Supported applications Supported Applications FCPX/FCP7+ / Media Composer 5.0+ / Premiere 5.5+
  EDIUS 6.0+ / Vegas Pro 10+ / Lightworks / Autodesk Smoke 2015
XML support FCPX XML native, FCP7 supported with conversion (Adobe compatible)
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