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  • SONY PXW-X70//C PXW-X70 XDCAM "4K Ready" XAVC Compact Camcorder
  • SONY PXW-X70//C PXW-X70 XDCAM "4K Ready" XAVC Compact Camcorder

PXW-X70 XDCAM "4K Ready" XAVC Compact Camcorder

Details:

  • 1.0-inch type 20 Megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • 12x zoom lens recording XAVC, AVCHD and DVSensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels.
  • Full HD XAVC Long GOP 4:2:2 10-bit sampling at 50 Mbit/s.
  • 4K UHD Upgrade License (Paid) available separately
  • Built-in Wi-Fi control functionality

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The PXW-X70 is a 4K-ready fully-featured affordable compact camcorder for a wide range of applications from news gathering and documentary to events work

Wedding and documentary shooters can benefit from the robust interna Full HD 10bit 422 codec with imressive picture quality and small file sizes for maximum card space. The camera also features a fantastic 12x zoom lens with a 2x Clear Image Zoom - a proprietary Sony technology which allows the image to be digitally magnified without a perceptive image quality loss. It has to be really seen to be fully appreciated. With Clear Image Zoom the lens becomes a hefty 24x zoom. SD cards offer an affordable media solution for the budget conscious video professional or enthusiast. The menu structure is easy and intuiive and the dual XLR inputs offer professional audio that would increase the production value of your videos.

1.0 type Exmor R CMOS Sensor for stunning picture quality
High sensitivity and fantastic resolution with 14.2 million effective pixels delivers striking detail and colours, even in low light conditions.

Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens
The lens offers a 12x optical zoom, which can be increased to 24x with Clear Image Zoom while retaining full resolution thanks to Super Resolution Technology. Zoom performance can be doubled at any point with a Digital Extender by up to 48x.

Compact, lightweight XDCAM camcorder packed with adaptable professional functions
The PXW-X70 weighs less than 1.4kg, including the XLR handle unit, battery (NP-FV70), lens hood and large eye-cup. It offers professional interfaces such as 3G-SDI and HDMI output connectors plus an XLR x2 handle unit with zoom lever. Other professional features include a manual lens ring that can intuitively control zoom and focus, ergonomic palm grip with large zoom lever, two SD memory card slots for backup, simultaneous and relay recording, and a three-level switchable ND filter.

Breadth of recording format capabilities and 4K ready
Provides multiple choices depending on application required, including XAVC, AVCHD and DV file-based recording. When recording in XAVC, the PXW-X70 uses the MXF file format, efficiently compressing full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution using the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 CODEC. Image sampling is 4:2:2 10-bit with high-efficiency Long-GOP compression at 50 Mbps, 35 Mbps or 25 Mbps. The PXW-X70 is also 4K ready and can handle 4K recordings with a future upgrade.

Built-in Wi-Fi control functionality for monitoring and remote control versatility
Near Field Communication functions enable easy, one-touch wireless LAN connection to a smartphone or tablet, while the Content Browser Mobile application a

Sony PXW-X70 Clear Image Zoom



Sony PXW-X70 Sample Video

General
Mass Approx. 900 g (1 lb 15 oz) (body)
Approx. 1400 g (3lb 1oz) (with lens hood, XLR handle unit, eyecup, NP-FV70 battery)
Dimensions (W x H x D)*1 120.7 x 103.5 x 274.3 mm (4 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches) (With the accessories (lens hood, large eyecup), excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts) 130.3 x 180.9 x 287 mm (5 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 11 3/8 inches) (With the accessories (lens hood, large eyecup, XLR handle unit) , excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts)
Power Requirements DC In: 8.4 V, Battery: 6.8 V / 7.2 V
Power Consumption Approx. 5.5 W (while recording with viewfinder and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50Mbps) Approx. 5.8 W (while recording with LCD and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50Mbps)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
Battery Operating TimeApprox. 120 min. with NP-FV70 battery (while recording with LCD, XAVC 1080/60i, 50Mbps) Approx. 200 min. with NP-FV70 battery (while playing with LCD, XAVC 1080/60i, 50Mbps)
Recording Format (Video) XAVC HD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:2 Long profile AVCHD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible DV
Recording Format (Audio) XAVC HD : Linear PCM 2ch, 24 bit, 48 kHz AVCHD : Linear PCM 2ch, 16 bit, 48 kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch, 16 bit, 48 kHz DV : Linear PCM 2ch, 16 bit, 48 kHz
Recording Frame Rate XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@59.94p, 50p, 50Mbps/35Mbps XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@59.94i, 50i, 50Mbps/35Mbps/25Mbps XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 50Mbps/35Mbps XAVC HD (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p,50Mbps AVCHD (1920 x 1080)@59.94p, 50p,PS mode (28Mbps) AVCHD (1920 x 1080) @59.94i/50i/29.97p/25p/23.98p, FX mode (24Mbps), FH mode (17Mbps) AVCHD (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p, FX mode (24Mbps), FH mode (17Mbps), HQ mode (9Mbps) DV (720 x 480) @59.94i, 25Mbps DV (720 x 576) @50i, 25Mbps
Recording/Playback TimeLens
Lens Mount Fixed
Zoom Ratio 12x (optical), servo
Focal Length f=9.3 - 111.6 mm equivalent to f=29.0 - 348.0 mm on 35 mm lens (16:9) equivalent to f=35.5 - 426.0 mm on 35 mm lens (4:3)
IrisF2.8 - F4.5 auto/manual selectable
FocusAF/MF selectable, 10 mm to 8 (Wide), 1000 mm to 8 (Tele)
Image StabilizerON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter DiameterM62 mm
Camera Section
Imaging Device (Type) 1.0-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Effective Picture Elements Approx.14.2M pixels (16:9)/Approx.10.6M pixels (4:3)
Built-in Optical Filters OFF: Clear, 1: 1/4ND, 2: 1/16ND, 3: 1/64ND
Minimum Illumination [60i]*2 3lux (1/60 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO [50i]*3 3lux (1/50 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO) [60i]*2 1.7lux (1/30 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO) [50i]*3 1.7lux (1/25 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO)
Shutter Speed [60i]*2 : 1/8 - 1/10,000 (1/6 - 1/10,000 when shooting with 24p) [50i]*3 : 1/6 -1/10,000
Slow & Quick Motion Function[60i]*2 :1080p: Frame rate selectable 1.2.4.8.15.30, 60 fps [50i]*3 : 1080p: Frame rate selectable 1.2.3.6.12.25, 50 fps
White BalancePreset (Indoor:3200K, Outdoor:5600K±7 steps, Color temparature set range: 2300-15000K) Onepush A, B, Auto selectable
Gain-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12,15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33 dB, AGC
Gamma CurveSelectable
Camera Section
Imaging Device (Type) 1.0-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Input/Output
Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Video Output Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack (×1), Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75O
Audio OutputIntegrated into Multi/Micro USB jack
SDI OutputBNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards
USBMulti/Micro USB jack (x1)
Headphone OutputStereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker OutputMonaural
DC InputDC jack
RemoteIntegrated into Multi/Micro USB jack
HDMI OutputType A (x1)
  • 1 x XLR handle unit
  • 1 x Lens hood
  • 1 x Lens cap
  • 1 x Large eyecup
  • 1 x Accessory shoe kit
  • 1 x USB cable
  • 1 x Rechargeable battery pack (NP-FV70)
  • 1 x AC Adaptor (AC-L200D)
  • 1 x Power cord (mains lead)
  • 1 x Wireless Remote Commander (RMT-845)
  • 1 x Lithium battery (CR2025 for the Wireless Remote Commander
  • Pre-installed to the Wireless Remote Commander
  • 2 x Operating Guide
  • 1 x CD-ROM “Manuals for Solid-State Memory Camcorder”
  • 1 x Warranty

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