Avid DNxHD is a FREE upgrade for all Ninja-2, Samurai, Blade series, Shogun and Ninja Assassin
owners. This is a one-time activation for the life of the product.
Ninja 2 & Samurai owners need AtomOS 4.0 or later in order to activate Avid DNxHD, Shogun and
Ninja Assassin owners require AtomOS 6.2 or later for DNxHD/HR. The Latest AtomOS firmware can
be download from the Support page.
You will also need your Device ID (DID) to generate an Activation Code:
Select the Menu icon from the main screen
Choose Ninja/Samurai/Shogun Info from the Menu Page
Your Device ID (DID) will be displayed.
Generate your Activation Code
Enter your email address and DID into the form below, and press
Now unlock your recorder:
1. Select the Codec Profile Page (Press ProRes xx, Top Middle of Main Page) 2. Select the blue arrow next to Avid DNxHD 3. Enter your 4-digit Activation Code above into the Unlock Codec Page then
select OK 4. You will be asked to reconfigure for DNxHD 5. Now you can select the DNxHD/HR codecs
- When entering the Atomos DID information, please be mindful of putting in the number 0 as
opposed the letter O.
- Avid DNxHR is only available to the Shogun & Ninja Assassin running AtomOS 6.2 or later.
Switching between Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD:
You will be prompted to restart the unit when switching between Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD
codecs. Please follow the on-screen instructions.
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