Each fashions will output 10-bit N-Log or HDR (HLG) footage to an exterior recorder, with ProRes RAW supported instantly and Blackmagic RAW, by way of the Blackmagic Video Help, coming in February 2021. Nonetheless, the Z7 II will probably create barely fuzzier video as a result of line skipping, so the Z6 II (as with the unique Z6) must be a greater choice for video.
The our bodies are largely unchanged from the unique Z6 and Z7, with one giant exception. Each now include twin card slots, one for SD UHS II playing cards and the opposite for sooner XQD or CFexpress playing cards. That addresses one of many largest issues with the originals — the shortage of a second card slot as a fail-safe for mission-critical taking pictures.
Capturing speeds are a lot improved, with the Z6 II now able to 14 fps for reduced-quality 12-bit RAWs and steady AF with a single level. Extra realistically, it may deal with 12 fps with topic monitoring enabled. In the meantime, the Z7 II can shoot 10 fps, but additionally with only a single autofocus level (and no topic monitoring) enabled. Nonetheless, these speeds are a lot improved over the earlier fashions, because the Z6 may solely deal with 5.5 fps with steady autofocus. Higher nonetheless, the Z6 II and Z7 II have double the buffer sizes, so you’ll be able to shoot bursts for twice as lengthy.