Two RAW options have been added under [Video file type] in the video recording menu (Video File Types).

Option

Description

YCbCr/Bayer

[N-RAW 12-bit (NEV)]

This option assumes the footage will later undergo RAW processing and editing on a powerful computer.

  • Video is recorded in NEV format.

  • The camera simultaneously records an H.264 8-bit MP4 video (proxy video) at a frame size of 1920 × 1080 for playback on the camera.

  • You have a choice of two tone modes: [SDR] and [N-Log].

  • Quality can be adjusted using [Video quality (N-RAW)] in the video recording menu.

  • Audio is recorded in Linear PCM format.

Bayer

[ProRes RAW HQ 12-bit (MOV)]

This option assumes the footage will later undergo RAW processing and editing on a powerful computer.

  • Video is recorded in MOV format.

  • The camera simultaneously records an H.264 8-bit MP4 video (proxy video) at a frame size of 1920 × 1080 for playback on the camera.

  • You have a choice of two tone modes: [SDR] and [N-Log].

  • Audio is recorded in Linear PCM format.

Bayer

  • [Upload RAW video as] items have been added to the [Options] sub-menus for [Connect to computer] (Connect to Computer) and [Connect to FTP server] (Connect to FTP Server) in the network menu. You can choose to upload RAW videos to computers or FTP servers as both RAW- and MP4-format files or as MP4-format files only.

  • ISO sensitivities of Hi 0.3 through Hi 2.0 are not available with RAW videos.

  • Selecting [N-Log] for [Tone mode] limits minimum ISO sensitivity.

    • The lowest value available for the [ISO sensitivity settings] > [Maximum sensitivity] item in the video recording menu is ISO 1600.

    • The lowest value available for the [ISO sensitivity settings] > [ISO sensitivity (mode M)] item in the video recording menu is ISO 800.

  • [Active D-Lighting], [High ISO NR], [Diffraction compensation] and [Electronic VR] are not available in the video recording menu.

  • RAW videos cannot be edited on the camera.

  • Regardless of the option selected for [HDMI] > [Output resolution], the maximum output resolution is 1920×1080.

RAW Video Frame Size and Rate Options

The [Frame size/frame rate] options available when [N-RAW 12-bit (NEV)] or [ProRes RAW HQ 12-bit (MOV)] is selected are as follows:

Option

Video file type

N-RAW 12-bit

ProRes RAW HQ 12-bit

[[FX] 8256×4644; 60p]

4

[[FX] 8256×4644; 50p]

4

[[FX] 8256×4644; 30p]

4

[[FX] 8256×4644; 25p]

4

[[FX] 8256×4644; 24p]

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 120p]

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 100p]

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 60p]

4

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 50p]

4

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 30p]

4

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 25p]

4

4

[[FX] 4128×2322; 24p]

4

4

[[DX] 5392×3032; 60p]

4

[[DX] 5392×3032; 50p]

4

[[DX] 5392×3032; 30p]

4

4

[[DX] 5392×3032; 25p]

4

4

[[DX] 5392×3032; 24p]

4

4

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 120p]

4

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 100p]

4

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 60p]

4

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 50p]

4

  • Regardless of the setting chosen for [Image area] > [Choose image area] in the video recording menu, “FX” options will be recorded using the [FX] image area and “DX” options using the [DX] image area. Choosing a “2.3×” option increases the apparent focal length by approximately 2.3× when compared to FX format.

  • DX-based video format is selected automatically when a DX lens is attached. “FX” options cannot be selected.

Bit Rate

The bit rate for NEV videos and average bit rate for MP4 videos recorded with [N-RAW 12-bit (NEV)] selected for video file type are listed below.

  • ProRes RAW HQ 12-bit data specifications are available from the Apple website.

“Video Quality (N-RAW)” in the Video Recording Menu: “High Quality”

Option

NEV

MP4

[[FX] 8256×4644; 60p]

Approx. 5780 Mbps

Approx. 56 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 50p]

Approx. 4810 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 30p]

Approx. 2890 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 25p]

Approx. 2410 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 24p]

Approx. 2310 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 120p]

Approx. 3480 Mbps

Approx. 120 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 100p]

Approx. 2900 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 60p]

Approx. 1740 Mbps

Approx. 56 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 50p]

Approx. 1450 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 30p]

Approx. 870 Mbps

Approx. 28 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 25p]

Approx. 730 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 24p]

Approx. 700 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 60p]

Approx. 2960 Mbps

Approx. 56 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 50p]

Approx. 2470 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 30p]

Approx. 1480 Mbps

Approx. 28 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 25p]

Approx. 1240 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 24p]

Approx. 1190 Mbps

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 120p]

Approx. 3020 Mbps

Approx. 120 Mbps

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 100p]

Approx. 2510 Mbps

“Video Quality (N-RAW)” in the Video Recording Menu: “Normal”

Option

NEV

MP4

[[FX] 8256×4644; 60p]

Approx. 3470 Mbps

Approx. 56 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 50p]

Approx. 2890 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 30p]

Approx. 1740 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 25p]

Approx. 1450 Mbps

[[FX] 8256×4644; 24p]

Approx. 1390 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 120p]

Approx. 1750 Mbps

Approx. 120 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 100p]

Approx. 1460 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 60p]

Approx. 880 Mbps

Approx. 56 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 50p]

Approx. 730 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 30p]

Approx. 440 Mbps

Approx. 28 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 25p]

Approx. 370 Mbps

[[FX] 4128×2322; 24p]

Approx. 350 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 60p]

Approx. 1490 Mbps

Approx. 56 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 50p]

Approx. 1240 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 30p]

Approx. 750 Mbps

Approx. 28 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 25p]

Approx. 620 Mbps

[[DX] 5392×3032; 24p]

Approx. 600 Mbps

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 120p]

Approx. 1510 Mbps

Approx. 120 Mbps

[[2.3×] 3840×2160; 100p]

Approx. 1260 Mbps