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Panasonic LUMIX BS1H Full-frame Box-Style Live & Cinema Camera


The Panasonic LUMIX BS1H Full-frame Box-Style Live & Cinema Camera a versatile box-style camera that features the cinema-quality video performance of the LUMIX S1H in an easy-to-deploy profile. The BS1H contains a 24.2MP 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor with Dual Native ISO technology that captures 6K resolution at maximum ISO 51200. Maximizing the use of the pixels in the full-frame image sensor, the LUMIX BS1H is capable of 6K/24p, 5.4K/30p (3:2) or 5.9K/30p (16:9) high-resolution, smooth video recording. It also provides 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K* HEVC video and 4:2:2 10-bit 4K30p in H.264 recording modes. The BS1H provides 14+ stops of dynamic range in V-Log which is as wide as those of cinema cameras and V-Log / V-Gamut compatible with popular calorimetry called “VariCam Look.”

The BS1H is capable of 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 60p/50p HDMI output. Adopting a new heat dispersion structure, it achieves unlimited video recording in a variety of recording formats, including 4:3 Anamorphic mode. Moreover, [5.9K] / [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K] 12-bit RAW video data can be output over HDMI to save Apple ProRes RAW in Atomos Ninja V or save Blackmagic RAW in Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR**. The BS1H offers an IP streaming function over Ethernet, even allowing 4K 60p (50p) video streaming in H.265.

The BS1H provides a variety of practical ports such as a USB 3.1 Type-C, a 3G-SDI (BNC) and an HDMI Type-A terminal which can be used for simultaneous output. Genlock IN and Timecode functions are also available. Power over Ethernet+ (PoE+) makes it is easy to install both physically and electrically. Control over maximum 12 sets of LUMIX BS1H cameras*** is available using . Last but not least, Φ3.5 audio jack, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and tethered photo shooting with LUMIX Tether for Multicam software are also available. For even higher quality sound recording, XLR microphone DMW-XLR1 (sold separately) can be used. An SDK**** for camera control via USB/LAN will be provided for free.


  • An Ultra-Compact Full-Frame Box-Style Camera for Live & Cinema: 24.2MP full-frame sensor with Dual Native ISO technology, 6K video, multiple recording modes and heat management for unlimited video recording
  • Exceptional Video Performance: 14+ stops of V-Log and V-Gamut, 12-bit RAW video data output over HDMI for external monitor/recorder, simultaneous internal/external recording, Anamorphic mode and VFR/HFR
  • Features that Enable Seamless Production: Simultaneous SDI/HDMI output, Genlock IN and Timecode IN/OUT and LINEAR/NONLINEAR focus ring control
  • Remote Control: 4K 60p IP streaming in H.265 (RTP/RTSP protocol) and remote control of multiple cameras is available with LUMIX Tether for Multicam PC software via Ethernet (PoE+).
  • Excellent Connectivity and Secure Operation: Double SD card slots, Φ3.5 Audio (in/out) jack, USB 3.1 Type-C, a 3G-SDI (BNC), Wi-Fi® , Bluetooth®, tally lamps(front/rear) operation lock switch and XLR microphone compatibility with DMW-XLR1 (sold separately).

*Corresponding to 4K (4096×2160) as defined by Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI).
**For the RAW output function, please refer to each company website for the information on the corresponding firmware version of each external monitor/recorder. All functions may not be available depending on the situation. Apple and ProRes are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. ATOMOS / Ninja V are registered trademarks of ATOMOS Limited. ‘Blackmagic Design’ and ‘Blackmagic RAW’ are registered trademarks of Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
***Operation may be unstable depending on the connection environment and performance of the connected PC.
**** The SDK for BS1H will be available at following site.