New Update has made Panasonic GH5 Mark II one of the best cameras for 4K video streaming and affordable. It has now much better specs with a new update to bring wired 4K streaming capability to the camera. The new firmware update will be available for owners to download from 29th November at Panasonic’s global support website. It will allow you live-stream in 4K/60p (25Mbps bit-rate) using the standard RTMP/RTMPS protocol directly to websites via USB tethering. You can stream in 4K/60p with a 50Mbps bit rate after hooking the camera up to a laptop with a wired LAN connection. Panasonic’s Tether PC software will also soon let you live-stream with multiple compatible cameras including the GH5 II if you need to create a professional live home studio with many camera angles.
Moreover, you will need version 2.0 of the Lumix Tether software and will be available on 30th November from the global support site of Panasonic. This update will enable you to control Lumix G power zoom lenses from within the software. The combined updates to both the Panasonic GH5 II and Lumix Tether software are pretty good. They can drive content creators to look out for Panasonic GH5 II discounts in the Black Friday camera deals. Point to be noted that the GH5 II is a fairly new camera. Panasonic hasn’t left owners of its full-frame cameras in the cold today; either it’s also announced the Panasonic Lumix S 35mm f/1.8. The lens is the 4th and final addition to its new group of prime lenses, which all have a similar design to make them suitable for gimbals.
You can buy the Lumix S 35mm f/1.8 for an attractive price of $699.99 from the end of November 2021. These new wired live-streaming powers are a nice free bonus for Panasonic GH5 II owners. They show how hard Panasonic is pushing to become the default camera brand for live-streaming at all levels. We recently experienced the arrival of the Panasonic BS1H box camera. It is a cube-shaped and full-framer camera for more professional streaming setups. But the wireless and wired live-streaming skills of Panasonic GH5 II certainly look promising for amateur creators who need a camera with a larger sensor than an average webcam or action cam. However, filmmakers who need a more powerful camera for run-and-gun videos will still have to wait for the Panasonic GH6.