Sony VENICE 4.0 Upgrade Conversion Available at Band Pro

Band Pro has announced they will be performing the hardware upgrade required to receive the Sony VENICE 4.0 firmware in their Service Department, a fully certified Sony Service Center.

Sony VENICE has proven itself as the go-to camera for a large number of features and TV productions industry-wide.
Now the new VENICE v4.0 Firmware upgrade, available June 2019, unlocks significant HFR (High Frame Rate) shooting capabilities including 120 fps in 4K 2.39:1, 60 fps in 6K 3:2 Full Frame and much more.
A hardware upgrade is required to access the HFR capabilities of v4.0; and to support future Sony VENICE firmware releases.
To help make this a seamless transition, Band Pro’s Service Department is an Official, fully certified, Sony Service Center overseen by veteran Sony Service Technician Dave Garcia. VENICE v4.0 Upgrade Conversions are performed on a first-come-first-served basis. Contact us today to receive the fastest possible turn around time at 1-888-BAND-PRO or via email at Can’t come to our Burbank HQ? Band Pro will work with you to facilitate the fastest possible pick up & return.
The VENICE v4.0 Firmware Upgrade Conversion will provide:
Optional HFR license providing 120fps at 4K 2.39:1, and 60fps at 6K 3:2 as well as up to 110fps at 4K 17:9 and 75fps at 4K 4:3 with anamorphic lenses.
Support for Cooke /i3 and ZEISS eXtended meta data.
700 Protocol – paint, iris & clip control, record start/stop, and more. The upgraded remote functionality will also support new live production / multi-camera event workflows.
Additional features include extended Mask+Line setting in the Frame line set-up, selectable functions for the assignable buttons of the DVF-EL200 viewfinder and pure Progressive HD-SDI output in 25p and 29p.

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Written by Jake Fruia

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