Nikon Z6 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera, Essential Movie Kit
Nikon Z 6 Essential MovieKit
The Nikon Z 6 offers ultra-high-quality video at any frame rate. It delivers exquisite 4K footage oversampled from 6K with full-pixel readout. In-camera five-axis optical Vibration Reduction works together with electronic VR for rock-steady shots. And Atomos open protocol is supported to enable seamless integration of the included Atomos Ninja V.
Atomos Ninja V
Benefit from flexible monitoring and recording in edit-ready ProRes and DNxHR formats. Record in 4K 10-bit with N-log. Or simultaneously record uncompressed 8-bit 4K/UHD movie files to the memory card and the Atomos. A power adapter is included, as is a caddy for your hard drive.
This SMALL RIG camera cage and top-mounting grip handle feature mounting holes in two sizes, and holes for locating ARRI-compatible extension blocks. The grip ensures steadier moving shots so you can sweep and track with ease
Switch rapidly between shooting scenarios. The SmallRig camera cage boasts a built-in Manfrotto-compatible quick-release system, so you can transfer to and from tripods or monopods in seconds.
Mount your Atomos Ninja V to the camera cage with the Magic Arm clamp. Adjust the twin ballhead screw clamps for rock-steady monitoring at any angle. A central wingnut locks and releases the whole arm.
Never stop creating. 2x 5200 mAh batteries and a fast charger keep your Atomos running on even the longest shoot. An additional EN-EL15b battery ensures your Z 6 is always ready for the next take.
Shoot worry-free thanks to the coiled HDMI cable, which keeps your rig tidy and minimises strain on connections. Supports high speed HDMI 2.0 for 4Kp60 ProRes and RAW high-frame-rate recordings.
Coming soon: Record ProRes RAW from camera RAW
Get ready for more. An optional firmware upgrade for the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 will enable 12-bit RAW video output straight from the camera to the included Atomos Ninja V. The video stream is recorded as ProRes RAW, giving you maximum flexibility when grading, and extended detail in bright and dark areas.
Nikon’s First Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
Nikon’s long-awaited launch into the full-frame mirrorless market has been seen as setting the benchmark for the future of Photography. With the introduction of the new Nikon Z-NIKKOR mount, Nikon say they are putting in the groundwork for the next 100 years.
The Nikon Z6 has the specification to rival professional level Digital SLRs (DSLRs) on the market, but with the benefits of mirrorless – smaller, with incredible autofocus and the capacity to shoot & process at frame rates that a DSLR would struggle to match.
The camera body is noticeably smaller and lighter than a DSLR with equivalent specification. Nikon have focused on making it comfortable to hold - with a deep grip and textured front. The rear of the camera has controls that are easily accessible (with custom functions to allow for personalisation), with the option to use either the high resolution 3.6m dot Eye View Finder or the tilt and touchscreen 3.2” LCD screen.
Nikon’s New Z-Nikkor Mount
Nikon have looked to the future with their new Z-NIKKOR mount. Wider than the F Mount used on Nikon’s DSLR system, it has been designed to be compatible with lenses that have an aperture of f/0.95.
This shows that Nikon intend for their mirrorless full-frame system to be a market leader when it comes to low light performance – as critical to video performance as it is for shooting stills in low-light conditions.
The good news for Nikon DSLR users is that there is a mount adapter available for the current range of F Mount lenses. This enables a transition period of using a whole range of existing lenses that are not yet available with the new Z-NIKKOR mount.
And of course, it ensures that the booming second-hand market is available to mirrorless users – so if you require an ultra-wide-angle, macro or telephoto lens, you have these available straight from launch.
So Fast It Blurs The Lines Between Stills And Video
The New improved eXpeed 6 processing engine takes its heritage from the Nikon D5 – it’s inherently designed to deal with shooting at fast frame rates - absorbing the associated buffering without reducing the camera’s ability to be ready for the next shot.
The Z6 can shoot at an incredible rate of 12fps – perfect for freeze-framing action when shooting in burst mode.
The video features look to distinguish this camera – 4K UHD with N Log, Time Code, 10 BIT HDMI and a colour bit depth of 8:2:2 will get video buffs sitting on the edge of their seat. There is also Focus Peaking on 4K video, and the option of extracting stills at 8K.
|What else is included in the box?|
|Sensor Type||Full Frame Z-Mount backside illuminated|
|Megapixels||24.5 (with OLPF)|
|ISO range||100 - 51200|
|Focus points||273 phase detection across 90% of sensor|
|Continuous shooting||up to 12 fps|
|Video resolution||4k UHD / 30P Full HD 120p|
|LCD Screen||tilting touch screen 8cm 2100k dot|
|Viewfinder||Quad VGA 3690 dot, 100% frame coverage 0.8X magnification|
|Wireless connectivity||Wi-Fi Blutetooth|
|Lens compatibility||Z-Mount, F-Mount adapter available|
|Storage type||XQD, CF Express|
|Weight||675g (body only)|