Atomos Shogun Flame 4K HD-SDI & HDMI 10-bit 422 Recorder and Monitor with HDR

4K & HD SDI/HDMI Recorder and Monitor with 4K HDR for enabled 4K and HD Camcorders, DSLRs and mirrorless cameras

Filmmakers constantly face exposure challenges on set, choosing between detail in the highlights and in shadows. Shooting Log from the camera is a partial solution, recording a broader brightness range but still you need to compromise on the monitor's image quality. The solution is the Shogun Flame, a 7" 10-bit AtomHDR 1500nit Field Monitor with 4K/HD 10-bit ProRes/DNxHR recording, Sony & Canon Raw to ProRes/DNxHR recording, professional HDMI, SDI and XLR connections along with LTC/Genlock & bidirectional SDI/HDMI conversion needed on set and in broadcast. With AtomHDR, you get the brightness and dynamic range of HDR Log with natural, vibrant colors to let you simply shoot the way you see.  Includes Shogun Flame and Travel Case only, accessories sold seperately.

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The industry leading 7” field monitor takes shape in the Atomos Flame Series. With 10-bit Colour processing, the AtomHDR engine processes 64 times more colour data than traditional 8-bit panels. The Atom Flame Series precisely displays 10 stops of the luminance detail of Log with 10 bit HDR Post Production colour accuracy. This is the first time this level of detail has been provided in a field monitor.

The significantly improved power management shooting system enables the user to continue shooting for longer in the field - for Rec709 standard dynamic range scenes the 1500nits brightness further assists the act of outdoor recording. The professional 4K/HD ProRes/DNxHR Recording, Playback and Editing that has made Atomos notorious also comes fitted as standard, of course.

Making use of the power of the 1500nit panel, the Atomos Flame Series of monitor-recorders are furnished with the AtomHDR engine. This panel operates in tandem with Atomos' patent pending image processing to resolve the brightness detail of Log camera signals with the colour accuracy of 10 bit HDR images mastered in post production,

The typical difficulties of exposing Log signals on a washed out image are removed in this way. With AtomHDR you simply frame, expose, focus and shoot. All major camera maker’s Log formats are supported - Sony, Canon, Panansonic, Arri, Red and JVC.

The Shogun Flame is a HDMI & SDI model with bi-directional SDI/HDMI conversion, Raw to ProRes/DNxHR recording for select Sony and Canon cameras, balanced XLR audio input/output and LTC/Genlock connectivity.  It ships with a travel case to protect the unit in transit, accessories sold seperately.


Get ahead of the LOG curve

AtomHDR Cameras with Log output (S-Log2, S-Log3, C-Log, V-Log etc) already have the 10+ stops of dynamic range needed for High Dynamic Range (HDR). Be at the forefront of the HDR revolution sweeping the industry by having a field monitor capable of resolving HDR in the field as you see it in Post Production and record the original Log image direct from the sensor for HDR grading in post production.


Scenes ignite with 1500NITS of light

Not all scenes call for HDR Log recording. In situations that don't call for 10 stops of dynamic range, use the intensity of the 1500nit panel to monitor traditional Rec709 video at high brightness for outdoor monitoring.

Simply pick the right mode, HDR or High Bright, and get busy setting up your shot on the premium 7" display boasting 10-bit processing, 1920x1200 resolution, 325ppi pixel density, optional calibration to overcome natural LCD color drift and an arsenal of precision video setup tools for perfect shots every time.


Widest camera compatibility

With both HDMI and SDI connectivity in/out and bi-directional conversion, the Shogun Flame connects with almost all cameras;

The HDMI connection is compatible up to 4Kp30 and the SDI connection has compatibity up to 12G ensuring you are future proofed as the SMPTE standard updates. The built-in bi-directional conversion allows HDMI cameras to be integrated into a SDI workflow or connect SDI cameras with HDMI flat panels.


Unlock the RAW from Sony and Canon

Output Raw from select cameras and record direct to 4K/HD Apple ProRes or DNxHR;

Output the 4K/HD Raw from select cameras (Sony FS7/FS700 & Canon C300MKII/C500) over SDI and record direct to 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes or DNxHR. Capturing Raw using the Shogun Flame is a free feature with no additional licensing costs and lets you immediately take advantage of our affordable media platform bypassing the need for proprietary cards and media.


Record professional 4K & HD

Shogun Flame records to professional 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes & DNxHR demanded in post production;

Recording 4K and high frame rate HD within the camera might seem enough but unless you record with the right codec you're restricting flexibility in post and even run the risk of having your footage technically rejected. Along with the high pixel density of 4K, the Shogun Flame records higher resolution 10-bit color information, more precise yet efficient 4:2:2 color encoding and to visually lossless, edit-ready codecs like Apple ProRes or AVID DNxHR. Now you're recording professionally, capturing full individual frames just like film and opening up more creativity in post and grading.


Simple OS, sophisticated shots

The Flame Series is packed with an extensive suite of scopes, all 1-touch away and simple to use. The Video OS includes tools for focus, framing & exposure (Focus peaking, 2:1/1:1 zoom, Zebra, False Color, Safe Area, luma/RGB parade, vectorscope) along with a flexible 3D LUT implementation (use built-in LUTs or upload .cube files) and options for de-squeezing anamorphic content.


Continuos power is back...with super fast charging

Atomos' patented continuous power system pioneered on our HD products are back on the 4K range. The hot swappable dual battery system that automatically swaps to the second battery when power is low, coupled with the blazingly fast battery charger and dual 4-cell batteries (both included with the product) means that continuous power in the field is all but assured.


Advanced DSLR Audio monitoring

Record audio as well as video externally on the Ninja Flame. Monitor up to 8ch of HDMI audio or 2ch analog line in on the dedicated audio meters, all locked frame accurate with adjustment for frame delay, gain adjustment and Mic level adjustment when using external microphones (3.5mm unbalanced input).


Advanced Recording capability

Outside of 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes/DNx, the Ninja Flame adds recording functionality not found in other recorders. Trigger start/stop recording over HDMI from select Canon, Sony, Panasonic, Nikon cameras. Convert interlace video from your camera to progressive on the fly with built-in 3:2 and 2:2 pulldown and gain advanced functionality like Pre-roll (continuous cache recording to never miss the action) and Time lapse to maximise your creativity.



For the field;

Atomos' built-in armor enhances protection & airflow whilst the raft of accessories (2 x NP series 4-cell batteries, fast battery charger, USB3 docking station, XLR breakout cable, Lanc cable, DC to D-Tap cable, 5 x Master Caddy cases, DC adapter & HDR sun hood) and the premium HPRC flight case ensures you're ready to hit the field immediately.

More Information


Without batteries & media: 650g / 22.9oz

With batteries & media: 1094g / 38.6oz

Dimensions (W x H x D mm): 214 x 127 x 45mm, 8.4 x 5 x 1.8”


High quality lightweight ABS Polycarbonate for durability & portability

Built-in armor protection



Operating power: 10 - 24W

Compatible batteries: NP series and supporting accessories

Input voltage (battery): 6.2V to 16.8V

Battery time (based on 7.4V):

5200mAh - up to 1.5hrs (monitor & record 4K)

7800mAh - up to 2.2hrs (monitor & record 4K)

DC In: 1 x DC in (6.2 - 16.8V)

Continuous power* Patent pending: Primary-secondary battery system Change batteries without losing power Loop batteries continuously



Size: 7.1”

Resolution: 1920 x 1200

PPI: 325

AtomHDR: Yes

Bit depth: 10-bit (8+2 FRC)

Brightness: 1500nit (+/- 10%)

Aspect ratio: 16:9 native

Color Gamut: REC709 HDTV

Look up table (LUT) support: 3D LUT (.cube le format)

Technology: SuperAtom IPS panel (capacitive touch), calibration to Rec.709 with optional Atomos Spyder


Video input/loop out

HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4b)

SDI: 1 x 4K-SDI 6G or HD-SDI 3G/1.5G (SMPTE)

Signal: Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit 422 (camera dependent)


Video output (play out)

HDMI: 1 x HDMI (1.4b)

SDI: 1 x 4K-SDI 6G or HD-SDI 3G/1.5G (SMPTE)

Signal: Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit 422 (playback file dependent)


Supported loop out formats

HDMI to HDMI: 720p 50/60, 1080i 50/60, 1080p 24/25/30/50/60/120*, 2160p 24/25/30

SDI to SDI: 720p 50/60, 1080i 50/60 1080pSF 24/25/30 1080p 24/25/30/50/60/120*, 2160p 24/25/30

HDMI to SDI: 720p 50/60, 1080i 50/60 1080p 24/25/30/50/60/120, 2160p 24/25/30

SDI to HDMI: 720p 50/60, 1080i 50/60 1080p 24/25/30/50/60/120, 2160p 24/25/30


Supported formats (Record & Playback)

4K: 2160p 24/25/30

HD - high frame rate**: 1080p120*, 1080p60/50

HD**: 1080i60, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p50

4K UHD downscale for HD monitoring: Yes - loop-out & playback

Anamorphic de-squeeze: 2x, 1.5x, 1.33x, Panasonic 8:3


Realtime hardware encoding

4K - DCI RAW 4096x2160 to Supported cameras; Sony FS700, FS7 Canon C300MKII, C500: Apple ProRes HQ, 422, LT DNxHR HQX, HQ, SQ, LB

4K-UHD 3840x2160 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to: Apple ProRes HQ, 422, LT DNxHR HQX, HQ, SQ, LB

1920x1080 8/10-bit 4:2:2 to: Apple ProRes HQ, 422, LT DNxHD 220x, 220, 145, 36


Onboard processing

Pulldown removal: 24/25/30pSF > 24/25/30p (2:2 pulldown) 60i > 24p (3:2 pulldown)


Audio in/out (48kHz PCM audio)

HDMI: 2 or 8ch 24-bit, camera dependent

SDI: 12ch 48kHz 24-bit


2ch balanced XLR analog in/out

Dynamic range >90dB

Max signal level +24dBu

Max analog gain +52dB

48V Phantom Power for Mic


Remote start/stop

HDMI: Auto HDMI Trigger Supported Protocols - Canon, Sony, Atomos Open Standard

SDI: SDI trigger camera selectable

Other: LANC control - Slave



Playlist: Yes

Genlock / LTC: Yes / Yes



Pre-roll record: Yes (HD 8s, 4K 2s)

Custom timelapse: Yes

Meta data tagging: Yes (10 tags available)

Supported media (Approved List Only):

4K / HD (50/60/120p*) SSD 2.5”, HDD (7,200 up to 1080p60)

HD: SSD 2.5”, HDD (5,400 up to 1080p30)

Master caddy case: Master Caddy II (included) 75mm x 105mm x 12mm

Master caddy dock: 2.5” SATA to USB 2.0/3.0

Supported applications: Supported Applications FCPX/FCP7+ / Media Composer 5.0+ / Premiere 5.5+ EDIUS 6.0+ / Vegas Pro 10+ / Lightworks / Autodesk Smoke 2015

XML support: FCPX XML native, FCP7 supported with conversion (Adobe compatible)

Accessories included: Shogun Flame unit, Custom yellow HPRC case, Control cable, XLR breakout cable, 2x NP-F750 5200mAh batteries, Fast battery charger, SATA 3/2 to USB 3/2 HDD/SSD docking station, DC to D-Tap coiled cable, Master Caddy II x 5, 12V-3A AC adapter x 2 (Fast charger & DC power), HDR sunhood

Optional extras: Atomos HDMI cable, Spyder calibration

  • Shogun Flame unit
  • Travel Case