Having released Shinobi SDI in Feburary, Atomos has announced the Shogun 7. The device serves many purposes, operating as a monitor, recorder and switcher.
With monitoring, recording and switching functionality, the Shogun 7 seems to be a versatile tool for videographers. But versatility isn’t all this monitor has. Atomos says it features a “truly ground-breaking HDR screen” that’s the best of any production monitor in the world — a pretty big claim. What does Atomos have to back it up? The Shogun has a 1500nit daylight-viewable, 1920×1200 panel with a crazy 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio and 15+ stops of dynamic range.
The Shogun 7 records images up to 5.7Kp30, 4Kp120 or 2Kp240 slow motion in either RAW/Log or HLG/PQ over SDI/HDMI. Also, after the shot is recorded, it’s stored directly to the compatible SSD drives. Additionally, there’s recording options for Apple ProRes RAW and ProRes, Avid
Shogun 7 has four SDI inputs plus an HDMI 2.0 input, with both 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 outputs. The monitor’s four SDI inputs allow the connection of most
The Shogun 7 eliminates the
Dolby Vision Support
Atomos and Dolby worked together to create Dolby Vision HDR “live”. The monitor uses Dolby’s HDR processing algorithm to deliver HDR content on a Dolby Vision-supporting monitor or TV over HDMI.
The Shogun 7 uses the latest AtomOS 10 with monitoring tools like Waveform, Vectorscope, False Color, Zebras, RGB parade, Focus peaking, Pixel-to-pixel magnification, Audio level meters and Blue only for noise analysis.
Pricing and availability
The Shogun 7 will be released in June for $1499.