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PXW-X70 Sony 60

Sony PXW-X70

The Sony PXW-X70 is a 1.0 type Exmor R CMOS sensor compact XDCAM camcorder with 12x zoom lens recording XAVC, AVCHD and DV.

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

The PXW-X70 features a 1.0 type Exmor™ R CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels. The sensor, which is even larger than the Super 16mm film frame, delivers high resolution and fantastic low light performance, as well as offering more depth of field control as demanded by today’s diverse shooting requirements. The camcorder has the ability to record High Definition in XAVC Long GOP, enabling 422 10-bit sampling at 50 Mbit/s. This in-turn supports a broadcast-quality workflow, increasingly adopted by productions in many different professional applications. A fixed ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens achieves 12x optical zoom which can be doubled to 24x with Clear Image Zoom and doubled again to 48x with Digital Extender zoom. There is also an ND filter function, allowing you to choose four conventional mechanical ND filter positions. Advanced features include Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile™, plus dual media slots, “Simul” or “Relay” recording, and independent record control.

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
The Sony PXW-X70 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 can also handle 4K recordings.

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 allows confirmation of shot angles and operation of the camcorder by remote, including field angle setting, spot focus and iris adjustment.


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Description Quantity
NTG1 Shotgun Microphone with Softie1
USB cable1
Short XLR Lead1
62mm Lens Cap1
RMT-845 Wireless Remote Commander (with CR2025 Battery inside)1
Mains Cable1
Mic Breakout Box With Handle1
PXW-X70 Lens Hood1
Removable Hotshoe1
BC-QM1 Battery Charger1
AC-L200D Mains Adapter1
Card Reader for UHS-I & UHS-II Cards1
Eye piece (Loose)1
Eye Piece (Attached to camera)1
USB Drive (Containing Manual)1
Rubber Mic Grip Rings2
iM2400 Flight case1
CR2025 Battery (spare in envelope)1
NP-FV70 Battery / HL-XV702

Sony PXW-X70 goes 4K!

Sony PXW-X70 goes 4K!

23 August 2015

The little Sony PXW-X70 has proved to be an incredibly popular camcorder. It packs a fair punch for its size and now it also shoots in 4K! Shooting in XAVC, it can record at 30p, 25p and 24p in QFHD mode (3840x2160). The good news is we've swallowed the cost of the upgrade so they are the same hire price they were before......

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Sony announces PXW-X70 camcorder

Sony announces PXW-X70 camcorder

04 August 2014

We already love the Sony AX100 as really there is nothing to touch it for great value 4K Point and Shootability. Whenever Sony announce a consumer camcorder, you can bet your bottom dollar that there's a pro version on the way. Well this t...

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Please note that this camera records 4K UHD, not Cinema 4K / DCI. For more information about what this means, please click HERE


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