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Atomos Ninja V 4K recorder/monitor Hands-On Review

Check out this article below from newsshooter.com for their review of the new Atomos Ninja V recorder/monitor. The Ninja V is  a small form factor, 1” thick 5” monitor recorder that offers amazing features to DSLR/Cinema users. To see what they thought of it keep reading

From newsshooter.com

With only a few days left before I leave to IBC in Amsterdam Atomos contacted me and asked if I wouldAtomos Ninja V a7 III Tilta cage like to get my hands on the new Ninja V. I, of course, said yes! They sent a preproduction Ninja V to check out.

I first saw the 5″ HDMI monitor/recorder at NAB 2018 and was impressed with the design, however, the Ninja V wasn’t ready for prime time yet as Atomos didn’t power it up for us to see the 1000 nit screen and new user interface. Well, today I have my hands on a working Ninja V. Since it’s still in beta software some of the icons will look different but for the most part the layout of the menu and interface is what you see here.

The 5″ size is nice for on-camera mounting and gimbal rigs. While I enjoy the larger 7″ screens they can be a beast on a small camera setup with a Sony a7 or GH5. With the new 10bit output that the Canon EOS R, Nikon Z & Fuji X-T3 cameras have, the Ninja V is a perfect fit. Heck even an EVA 1 and FS5 would work well with this setup as a monitor and recorder. Sure would be nice to have SDI in right? Well, maybe that’s possible…read more

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By Christine, September 14, 2018