Band Pro Performing Sony VENICE v5.0 Upgrade For Users

Sony’s recently released VENICE v5.0 firmware update may require a bit of effort to install. Luckily, the helpful techs at Band Pro are ready and able to do just that for Sony VENICE users.
The new Sony VENICE v5.0 Firmware Update has been officially released and features the following features and improvements. Please be sure NOT TO INSTALL THIS FIRMWARE ON A V3.0 VENICE: the camera must already be at V4.0 or V4.01 prior to installation. Band Pro’s Service Department is equipped to help safely install Firmware v5.0 on your Sony VENICE. Call 1-888-BAND-PRO or email
Version 5.0 Firmware Update

  • Additional HFR support
    • 6K 17:9 up to 72fps
    • 5.7K 16:9 up to 72fps
    • 6K 2.39:1 up to 90 fps
  • 4K 2.39:1 resolution operates like all other resolutions
    • Previously it was limited to 120fps only
  • Flip & Flop support for VF and Monitor Outputs for use with Steadicam
  • User Frame line operation is improved
    • Display of aspect ratio and pixel count is now shown in menu
    • Additional Preset frame lines
    • Recorded metadata now includes User Frame line setting
  • Cooke /i2 metadata recorded in X-OCN/RAW and XAVC files
  • HD ProRes 4:4:4:4
    • Fixed frame rate only up to 29.97fps
    • Simultaneous Record with AXS not available
  • Desqueeze monitoring options increased
    • X1.65 added
  • Main Display FPS information is now shown as Fix23.98 when in 23.98fps (23.976fps) project mode
    • Previously Fix24 was shown for both 23.98fps and 24fps projects
    • Applies to Sub Display, Operator Display, etc…
  • Titl/Roll gyro has been activated
    • VF and Montor outputs
  • Additional Paint Menu support for live operation
    • User Gamma, Knee, White Clip, Detail Matrix, Multi Matrix, Scene File, Test SAW

Contact Band Pro’s Service Department to arrange your free firmware upgrade. Customers who can confirm their VENICE has already been upgraded to V4.0 or V4.01 can arrange to have the neccessary files and manuals for installation sent digitally. Our service department is here to help answer any questions about the update, call 1-888-BAND-PRO or email and arrange your upgrade today.
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Written by Jake Fruia

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