Sony FS100 Firmware Update to Add Aspect Ratios and Expanded Focus Settings

by on November 17, 2011

in Sony

Sony FS100

Word on the street is that the Sony FS100 will get a firmware update soon that will add aspect ratio options for 2.35:1 Cinemascope, 1.85:1 35mm theatrical and 1.66:1 Super 16mm.  Additional improvements are expected to include 4x and 8x expanded focus settings.

While I have had limited use of the FS100, my biggest functional criticism so far is the 2x expanded focus.  While the FS100 does offer peaking, I would prefer to dial in the expanded focus further than 2x in order to confirm critical focus.  I suppose that I’ve grown accustomed to the 10x focus check on the 5D Mark II over the past 3 years, in spite of all its other functional shortcomings.

Stay tuned for word on when the FS100 firmware update is officially made available.

[via Cinescopophilia]

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