Nikon has released a new firmware update for its Z9 camera, which enhances camera’s ability to capture whopping 20, frames per second in RAW + JPEG for 15 seconds without any buffering issues. This is a new benchmark in the industry.
The new firmware version for Z9 V1.10 was released a couple of days back and it focusses on increasing the high speed continuous shooting duration. Prior to this update, Z9 was manage this feat for 3 secs before buffering set in.
Let us understand the actual impact of this change. With this new update the Z9 can effectively capture and write a total of 600 files (300 JPEGS and 300 RAWs) without any buffering. This is up from earlier 120 total and it’s a huge change. As per Nikon this is the world’s longest period of continuous shooting in cameras which are 30 megapixel or larger.
This new duration is achievable when RAW is set to “high-efficience RAW and JPEGs are set to “BASIC L”
This change is significant and will help photographers capture more of those decisive moments.
The firmware V1.10 is available for download from Nikon Website and is available for both Windows and Mac OS. Full description of the new update is also mentioned on website.
As per Nikon this is just the initial update and it intends to announce many such updates in future which will focus to improve functionality for both still and videos. Keep track of this space for more such real time updates from us.