Atomos celebrates 10th birthday with $50 discount on Atomos Ninja V

Atomos celebrates 10th birthday with $50 discount on Atomos Ninja V
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Atomos turns 10 years old in 2020, and it is celebrating by reducing the Atomos Ninja V by a cool $50. You've gotta love those friends who share the love on their birthday! 

The Atomos Ninja V will be reduced to just $649 for a "limited time only", marking one of the lowest prices we've ever seen for the fantastic external screen, which tops our list of best on-camera monitors on the market right now. 

The Ninja V has set a new standard for external monitors, delivering up to 4K 60p Apple ProRes and AVID DNxHR recording, Apple ProRes RAW recording over HDMI at up to 6K 30p, 1,000nit calibrated high brightness HDR display and plenty more besides. All of which made it a fitting choice for Atomos' first birthday promotion of the year – with more still to come.

"2020 sees the 10th anniversary of the birth of Atomos," stated the company in a celebratory release. "We will be marking the occasion throughout the year to show our gratitude to everyone that has been a part of this journey."

For those interested in Atomos' ten-year legacy, the company offered a crib notes version of its past to catch you up. 

"The Atomos journey started when our CEO Jeromy Young released the original Ninja HD HDMI monitor recorder a decade ago, bringing Apple ProRes recording to an affordable camera top device that was also a monitor — unlocking much higher quality recording from many cameras, especially DSLRs. It also made Atomos a bridge between the camera world and computing world. The superior ProRes files produced made for much easier editing and post processing in programs like Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and AVID Media Composer. 

"Fast forward a decade and Atomos have also led the way with a series of products and technologies that have changed the industry for the better. We brought 4K recording to mirrorless cameras for the first time with either the Ninja Assassin or Shogun combined with Sony’s A7S. We led the way with on-camera HDR monitoring and we changed the industry again when we launched ProRes RAW recording from a wide range of popular cinema cameras."

If getting the brilliant Ninja V for a discount price is just the first of many birthday celebrations, we can't wait to see what presents Atomos unwraps for us next…

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.