Sony launch HFR upgrade for PXW-FS5

Sony launch HFR upgrade for  PXW-FS5 (CBKZ-FS5HFR) allowing support for continuous 120fps High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting in 1080p.

With the new paid license, users of the Sony PXW-FS5 will enable recording 120 frames per second super-slow motion in camera in Full HD.  The flagship PXW-FS5 4K camera is currently limited to 1080/50/60 continuous slow-motion in camera. HFR upgrade for PXW-FS5

NEW FEATURES & IMPROVEMENTS

• Support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) by shooting in Hybrid Log-Gamma* (HLG) standard
• Support for continuous 120fps High Frame Rate (HFR) recording in 1080p with CBKZ-FS5HFR
• Option to change the minimum ISO sensitivity number to ISO 2000 from ISO 3200 when recording S-Log2/S-Log3
*4K: XAVC-Long 4:2:0 8-bit, HD: XAVC 4:2:2 10-bit

HFR FORMATS AVAILABLE WITH CBKZ-FS5HFR UPGRADE

• XAVC HD 1080/60p 50Mbps / 120fps Scan Frame-rate @ 1920x1080 59.94p
• XAVC HD 1080/30p 25Mbps / 120fps Scan Frame-rate @ 1920x1080 29.97p
• XAVC HD 1080/24p 25Mbps / 120fps Scan Frame-rate @ 1920x1080 23.98p
• XAVC HD 1080/50p 50Mbps / 100fps Scan Frame-rate @ 1920x1080 50p
• XAVC HD 1080/25p 25Mbps / 100fps Scan Frame-rate @ 1920x1080 25p

Availability for the HFR upgrade for PXW-FS5 is anticipated to start shipping at the End of July.

Please note that this requires version 4.0 or higher firmware. More details of the HFR upgrade for PXW-FS5 can be found at pro.sony