NIKON RELEASES FIRMWARE VERSION 1.10 FOR NIKON Z 7II AND Z 6II
Transform the way you tell your stories with improved support for more flexible shooting experience
TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that Firmware Ver. 1.10 for the Z 7II and Z 6II full-frame mirrorless cameras, will be released on 25th February 2021.
With the new firmware update, enjoy the increased performance of Eye-Detection autofocus (AF) that allows smoother and more flexible shooting on both the Z 7II and Z 6II, where the detection of eyes of human subjects are detected even when the face of the subject is smaller in the frame.
Be in complete control of the colours, look and feel of your cinematic masterpiece and experience creative flexibility like never before when you shoot in RAW video output. Further support of RAW video output[1,2] to Blackmagic Design external recorders[3,4] is featured with the update, enabling recording in Blackmagic RAW format and ProRes RAW format. For ProRes RAW video output recorded with the Atomos Ninja V, enjoy an expansion of options when it comes to video editing as this update supports the ISO settings and colour temperature control when using Apple’s Final Cut Pro Version 10.4.9 (and later).
In addition, the update provides support for 4K UHD/60p for the Z 6II video recording options.
Compatible with additional recording formats and supporting a variety of video-recording workflows to respond to the advanced video production needs of professionals, Firmware Ver. 1.10 transforms the way you tell your stories through video with the Z 7II/ Z 6II.
If you have already enabled the RAW video output upgrade for your camera, updating to Firmware Version 1.10 will add support for Blackmagic Design external video recorders automatically.
Firmware Ver. 1.10 is available at the Nikon Download Centre: https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com
For more details on upgrading your Z 7II/ Z 6II with raw video output, visit https://nikn.ly/RawInfo
 The RAW video output function can be enabled by a Nikon service facility for a fee.
 With the Z 7II, Full-HD RAW video can be recorded using the FX-based movie format, and 4K UHD RAW video can be recorded using the DX-based movie format. When the Z 6II is used, recording of either 4K UHD or Full-HD RAW video is possible with both FX- and DX-based movie formats.
 The Atomos NINJA V and now the Blackmagic Design Video Assist 5" 12G HDR and 7" 12G HDR can be used to record Nikon RAW video in the ProRes RAW or Blackmagic RAW format respectively. Operation is not guaranteed with recorders other than those noted above (as of 18th February 2021).
 In a future update, Blackmagic Design will release a software update that adds the Nikon Z 7II and Z 6II as models supported for the recording of Blackmagic RAW on Video Assist 12G models.
 RAW video output at a frame size/frame rate setting of 4K UHD/60p is not supported.
 When this option is selected, image area is fixed at the DX-based movie format, and movie quality is fixed at Normal.