FX9 Firmware Roadmap

All updates are subject to change without notice and descriptions do not represent all features being implemented. The below information has been posted on September 2021 and will be updated as necessary.

Based on ongoing discussions with content creators, FX9 is gaining significant new capabilities through firmware updates.

Ver.3.0 upgrade is free of charge and will be available around end of November 2021.

  • S700 Protocol over Ethernet
  • B4 lens support
    – S16 scanning mode (up to FHD 180fps)
    – B4 lens control using with LA-EB1
    – ALAC (Auto Lens Aberration Correction) function
  • Assignable Center Scan
  • Anamorphic lens support
  • Clip Naming (Cam ID + Reel#)
  • Real-time Tracking (touch tracking auto focus)
  • Additional items can be modified in the Status Screen
  • SR Live for HDR metadata support
  • Recording Proxy Clip Real-time Transfer
  • Camcorder Network Setup using Smartphone App
  • Remote control using smartphone over USB tethering
  • USB tethering activated using iOS14 iPhone and iPad

*Network feature above also support C3 Portal (only available in specific countries)

 

Ver.2.1 upgrade is free of charge and available from May 2021

New Features & Improvements:

  • QFHD 120p RAW output with XDCA-FX9

Ver.2.0 upgrade is free of charge and available.

New Features & Improvements: 

  • Full-frame 4K 60p/50p recording with oversampling (image sensor scan size is around 5K) 
  • FHD 180fps shooting 
  • DCI 4K recording 
  • 16 bit RAW output (with XDCA-FX9) 
  • Support DWX digital wireless audio receiver (with XDCA-FX9) 
  • Eye-AF capability 
  • Support 6G-SDI 
  • Adds User 3D LUT function 
  • Adds HDR shooting function with Hybrid Log Gamma 
  • Support touch screen operation (regarding some status screen and some setting) 
  • Increased upper limit of Gain setting 
  • Support XLR-K3M with digital I/F 
  • Image quality improvement at S35 2K mode

Available now:

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