What is SONY SLOG3 License?

SONY SLOG3 License is the license provided by SONY Corporation to give the permission to use SLOG3 OOTF transform with third party products.

Introducing this license, you can use the same rendering and viewing with SONY Product without using SONY products.

This license is given to LUTBOX hardware. The transform which contains SLOG OOTF is available only in the licensed LUTBOX.  


SONY's SR Lice workflow users rendering by HDRC-4000, and viewing with the monitor which has SLOG3 Live function.

Both results will be matched.



If you use SLOG3 License, you can do following workflow. You can apply "SR Live" without introducing HDRC-4000, or you can view the image without the monitor which has SLOG Live mode.



If you use SLOG3 License, you can do following workflow. You can apply "SR Live" without introducing HDRC-4000, or you can view the image without the monitor which has SLOG Live mode.


How to purchase the SLOG3 License?

SLOG3 License is the license given to the specific LUTBOX hardware. Currently, only IS-mini and IS-mini4K are supported. You have to inform the device information to the dealer before purchasing the license. Please refer to this page.


MSRP Table

Device

Price for one unit

IS-mini/IS-miniX

$150

IS-mini4K

$400

How to use the SLOG3 License?

After you've got SLOG3 License, you can use the LUT which includes SLOG3 OOTF in licensed LLUTBOX.

If you are setting non-licensed LUTBOX, you can select SLOG3 OOTF but you can not send the LUT which includes SLOG3 OOTF.

You can save the transform which contains SLOG3 OOTF, but you can not export it to LUT file even if you had a license. You can only use it by sending LUT to the licensed LLUTBOX.


If SLOG3 License was activated, as the screen shot below, S mark will be shown on the IS-mini's icon. It means this device can be usable of the transform which includes SLOG3 OOTF.



1. Selecte from Preset

The easiest way is to use the transform by selecting from preset transform lists.




On Color Correction Dialog, click "Preset" button and select "Sony S-Log3 Conversions" menu.



The 4 groups on the left is the groups of the transforms, the list on the right is the transforms which are included in the group.

By double clicking the group on the left, all of the transforms which are included in the group are loaded on the LookList.

By double clicking on of the transform on the right, or clicking "Apply Selected Look" button after selecting one of the transform on the right, the transform will be applied and added to the LookList.



On the LookList, the transform which includes S-Log3 Licensed transform, has S mark like above on the column of "Apply".



If you tried to send the S-Log3 licensed transform to non licensed IS-mini, as the screen-shot below,

 ①The gen-lock mark will be in red.

 ②License error message will be shown on the status line.



2. Selecte from Color Space Conversion function

You can select S-Log3 OOTF on the Color Space Conversion dialog.

For example, ARRI Alexa's LogC can be used with S-Log3 OOTF to create HLG contents as following setting.