After downloading the firmware 2.20 update, support for RAW video output can be installed on Z 7 and Z 6 cameras at Nikon service centres with a £179 fee. Otherwise this service will be free of charge on all Nikon Z 6 cameras that were purchased as part of the Z 6 Essential Movie Kit.⁴
Superior image quality is the foundation of the Nikon Z series, and enabling RAW output via HDMI is a key enhancement for videographers of every kind. The Z series will continue to respond to changing user needs and offer next-generation features through future firmware updates.
¹ Ready your Z 7 or Z 6 camera for 12-bit RAW video output. Please download the firmware 2.20 update and then take your camera to a Nikon service centre to activate RAW. Fees will apply, please contact your local Nikon service centre for more details.
Download firmware 2.20 for Z 7 here.
Download firmware 2.20 for Z 6 here.
Find your Nikon service centre here.
² In order to be compatible with Nikon RAW video, Atomos Ninja V external recorders may also require a firmware update. For more information, please check the Atomos website.
³ ProRes RAW is a RAW video format developed by Apple Inc. in 2018.
⁴ If your Z 6 was purchased as part of a Z 6 Essential Movie Kit, and does not have support for RAW video output pre-installed yet, your nearest Nikon service centre will install it free of charge. Proof of purchase is required.