Displays the brand and other information like model number for inserted media. Information about compatible media is available at: atomos.com/compatible-drives
If you do not see your media information, there may be a problem with the connection or drive. Try removing the drive and reattaching the drive. Ensure correct alignment of your media.
Displays the total capacity of inserted media.
Tap to format the media inserted in your NINJA V. A confirmation screen will ask you to confirm that you want to format the media, and gives you an option to cancel if you pressed the button by mistake. Make sure your drive is correctly inserted and all data from previous shoots has been securely backed-up.
The NINJA V uses the exFAT file system for broadest compatibility across MacOS and Windows.
When you first insert a drive you may be presented with 'Invalid media'. This means that the drive has not yet been formatted and you simply need to format your drive before using it.
Secure Erase Format
For drives that carry the ATOMOS Logo such as the G-Technology 4K SSD, Angelbird 4KRAW, AtomX SSDmini by Angelbird and Sony, an option for Secure Erase is presented. This allows for the entire drive including the drive cache to be formatted. This will erase ALL content on the drive meaning nothing can be recovered. The benefit of this is to optimize performance. It will wipe all data off the drive (which may also be useful as a additional security measure) and reset it back as close as possible to factory conditions.