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Nikon Z6

This device is in our compatibility list because it has a "clean output" i.e. no menu information on the sensor output. By understanding what your device can output in the terms of resolution, frame rate and connectivity you'll be in a better position to understand the best Atomos device for you.

Atomos Ninja V & Nikon Z6

Experience Full-frame RAW over HDMI

See how Z 6 + Ninja V + ProRes RAW captures exquisite colors and details.

The Nikon Z 6 is the world’s first camera to record RAW over HDMI with the Ninja V. The combination is also the first full-frame RAW video setup with in-body image stabilization. Shoot incredible moving images with the quality and flexibility of Apple ProRes RAW in stunning 12-bit 4K UHD resolution.

The Z 6 is a mirrorless marvel that shoots amazing 24.5 megapixel stills and 4K video. Out of the box it outputs up to 10-bit 4Kp30 Log video over HDMI to any current Atomos monitor/recorder. With the addition of Nikon service upgrade procedure* it can also output RAW video over HDMI to the Ninja V**.

Shoot ProRes RAW, shoot ProRes, shoot DNxHR – you choose

The Ninja V gives the Z 6 multiple options for recording professional video. Choose the codec and the quality you need for the job in hand.

  • Record ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ at UHD 4kp24/25/30 or 
1080p24/25/30/50/60 * requires Nikon service upgrade procedure

  • Record ProRes 422 LT, 422 or 422 HQ at UHD 4kp24/25/30 or 

  • Record Avid DNx at UHD 4kp24/25/30 or 1080p24/25/30/50/60

RAW in action

Watch DP Elle Schneider shooting new music video ‘Lovesick’ with artist Isla June using ProRes RAW with the Z 6 and Ninja V.

The Ninja V and Z6 Combo

The Ninja V allows users to accurately monitor the Z6 RAW signal on its daylight-viewable 5″ HDR screen, previewing it for HDR in a choice of HLG and PQ (HDR10) formats. It offers touchscreen access to tools like waveforms, magnify or enlarge.

Recording RAW with the Ninja V

Recording RAW traditionally requires proprietary media, huge date and high costs. The Ninja V can use affordable AtomX SSDmini media to create 4K RAW content economically. These drives use industry standard SATA connectors and are only 7mm high and 80mm long.

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Product Specifications

Nikon Z6


HDMI Connector Type Mini
Internal Recording
Bit Depth 8-bit
Chroma subsampling 4:2:0
Output Recording
Video 10-bit 4:2:2
RAW 12-bit linear
Trigger & Timecodes
SDI Trigger None
SDI Timecode No
HDMI Trigger Atomos protocol
HDMI Timecode Atomos protocol
Audio Output
Embedded HDMI 2ch
3.5mm mini jack
Audio Input
3.5mm mini jack
Embedded HDMI
Resolutions & Framerates
HDMI video 4K UHD 24p, 25p, 30p
HDMI video HD 1080 24p, 25p, 30p, 50i, 50p, 60i, 60p
Notes N-Log supported on AtomOS 10 on Ninja V

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