VENICE firmware roadmap

All updates are subject to change without notice and descriptions do not represent all features being implemented. Information below posted September 2018 and will be updated as necessary.

Version 2.0 firmware

Upgrade available from September 2018.  

New features and improvements

Imager mode
  • 4K 6:5 Anamorphic
  • 4K 4:3 Anamorphic 25p 29p
  • 6K 1.85:1
  • 6K 17:9
  • 6K 3:2 25p
  • 6K 3:2 In-camera playback
Supporting Lens mount
  • E-mount (lever lock type)
Recording format
  • Apple ProRes
Simul. Rec combination
  • RAW / X-OCN and Apple ProRes
Shooting function
  • Select FPS
  • Dual Base ISO
Monitor Out function
  • Additional preset MLUTs
  • User 3DLUT
Shooting Assist function
  • Surround View
  • Dot by Dot Magnification
  • Auto White Balance
  • High-Lo Key
  • False Color in VF
  • Operator side CLIPS button
  • Wired LAN control (partial)

Version 3.0 firmware

Upgrade is due to be available from February 2019  

New features and improvements

Imager mode
  • 5.7K 16:9
  • 6K 2.39:1
Recording Formats
  • X-OCN XT recording — designed for demanding applications, such as visual effects, offering the utmost image quality alongside economical file sizes for the highest quality X-OCN workflow. [AXS-R7 required]
Simul. Rec combination
  • XAVC 4K/QFHD and Apple ProRes (proxy only)
Shooting function
  • Cache rec. for a maximum of 30 sec in X-OCN 4K 17:9 AXS memory/HD MPEG 50 SxS memory. Maximum of 8 sec in X-OCN ST 6K 3:2 AXS memory.
  • AXS relay recording
Monitor Out function
  • De-squeeze function (x1.25, x1.3, x1.5, x1.8)
  • .cdl file import
  • 6G/12G-SDI switchable output enabling 4K SDI output during RAW and HD simultaneous recording
Shooting Assist function
  • VENICE VF function control with DVF-EL200
  • SxS XDROOT folder and volume name changing to CamID+Reel#
  • Configurable False Color on VF and HD Monitor
  • 12 pin lens remote
Network function
  • Wired LAN control (FULL MENU)
  • Wireless LAN control (with CBK-WA02)

Version 4.0 firmware

Upgrade is due to be available in Q2 2019.  

New features and improvements

 Recording Formats
  • HFR shooting in select FPS shooting functions
  • Paint menu (custom mode)


  • S700 Protocol

And more to come…

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