Sony Announce PXW-Z450: World's 1st 2/3-type CMOS Sensor 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder

NAB 2016 was the high point of Sony's year so far with the company announcing their latest cutting edge 4K, IP and broadcast technology in Las Vegas yesterday at a live press conference. Sony announced a breakthrough 4K XDCAM camcorder with a 2/3-type 4K imager capable of UHD recording in a variety of formats.

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The PXW-Z450 is the addition to the Sony XDCAM shoulder-mount camcorder line-up, equipped with a state-of-the-art 4K 2/3-type Exmor-R CMOS Sensor capable of recording 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) in a variety of codecs including the latest XAVC-Intra, XAVC-L and MPEG2 HD 422, with exceptional weight balance and low power consumption alongside networking features.

The PXW-Z450 features an industry standard B4 lens mount giving camera professional access to a huge variety of 2/3-type broadcast zoom lenses to be attached directly onto the body without the need for an adapter, providing the flexibility to interchange between different lenses at ease.

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Sony PXW-Z450 Features and Highlights

  • 4K QFHD (3840 x 2160) at 50p/59.94p
  • 4K 2/3-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • XAVC-Intra and XAVC-Long GOP, MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420 codecs
  • Supports Full HD OLED HDVF-EL30 and HDVF-EL20 Viewfinders
  • RJ-45 Ethernet 100B-T connector
  • Built-in wireless module with Content Browser Mobile
  • One-touch Wireless LAN connection
  • Low power consumption

The PXW-Z450 also offers the same advanced features as the PXW-X400 Full HD camcorder, with exceptional weight balance and low power consumption, alongside excellent networking features such as built-in wireless module, embedded RJ-45 Ethernet 100B-T connector and Near Field Communication (NFC) function for easy Wireless LAN setup and operation via a mobile or tablet with Sony’s Content Browser Mobile application.

We expect the camera to be available sometime in October, however pricing has not been finalised yet. We'd be sure to let you guys know as soon as we know.

For pre-order enquiries please don't hesitate to ring our Sales Team at 0208 977 1222.