Sony PXW-X180 XDCAM Camcorder with 25x Zoom Lens (Special Order)

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The PXW-X180 boasts Three 1/3-inch type Exmor™ CMOS Full HD sensor XDCAM camcorder with 25x zoom lens and wireless operations, including XAVC recordings.
SKU: PXW-X180

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Features

Features

Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP recordings and MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps offer budget savings and workflow flexibility for broadcast and professional applications

The PXW-X180 three 1/3-inch type Exmor™ CMOS sensors camcorder records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps, AVCHD and DV, making it ideal for a wide range of applications from education/videography to news and broadcast production. As the successor to the HVR-Z7 and HXR-NX5, the PXW-X180 has a lot of attractive features, including dual SxS memory card slots, proxy recording on SD card, a G Series fixed 25x HD zoom lens with 26mm wide angle and variable ND filter, that provides four conventional mechanical 4 ND filter positions or a linear switch dial for more control in changing light conditions. The camcorder also has wireless functions and NFC (Near Field Communication) capabilities.

Three 1/3-inch type Exmor™ CMOS Full HD sensors: High resolution, high sensitivity, low noise, and wide dynamic range for enhanced shooting under severe lighting conditions and more creative freedom.

G Series fixed 25x professional HD zoom lens: 26mm wide angle zoom with three independent rings with end-stop and large focal length.

High quality XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP recordings on SxS memory cards: Supports XAVC Intra and Long GOP codecs, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, the widely-accepted broadcast standard compliant with the latest EBU recommendations. The PXW-X180 also records in MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps, AVCHD and DV, offering flexibility and budget savings on recording media.

Dual ND filter control mechanism for more flexibility: The PXW-X180 is equipped with a variable ND Filter function. Users can chose either four conventional mechanical ND filter positions or the linear control dial, allowing you to quickly and smoothly adapt to different conditions of shooting.

Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile™: Offers remote control via a smartphone or tablet computer using a Wi-Fi connection, and recorded video files can be transferred from the camcorder to smartphone in MP4 format.* One-touch authentication is also possible with smartphones that offer NFC connectivity.

In The Box

In The Box

Sony PXW-X180 XDCAM Camcorder with 25x Zoom Lens

  • Lens hood (1), pre-installed to the Camcorder
  • EVF large eyecup (1)
  • USB cable (1)
  • Audio connecting cable (1)
  • Infrared Remote Commander (1)
  • Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander) (1)
  • CD-ROM: Operating instructions in PDF (1)
  • AC adaptor (1)
  • BC-U1 battery charger (1)
  • BP-U30 battery pack (1)
  • AC Cable (2)
  • COLD SHOE KIT (1)
  • Shoulder strap (1)
  • Wireless LAN module (1)
  • Warranty booklet (1)
  • Accessory shoe kit (accessory shoe (1), accessory shoe plate (1), screws (4)
  • SD card adaptor (1) except for PXW-X180 UC model
  • XQD card adaputor (1) PXW-X180 UC model only

Specs

Specs

Specifications

Mass Approx.2.7 kg (body)
Approx. 5lb 15.2 oz (body)
Approx. 3.2 kg (with lens hood (1), eyecup (1), battery pack BP-U30 (1), SxS memory card(1))
Approx. 7lb 0.9 oz (with lens hood (1), eyecup (1), battery pack BP-U30 (1), SxS memory card (1))
Dimensions (W x H x D)*1 191.5 × 201.5 × 412 mm (Approx. 7 5/8 x 8 x 16 1/4 in.) (without protrusions)
Power Requirements DC19.5 V (AC Adaptor), DC14.4 V (battery pack)
Power Consumption Approx. 19.9 W (while recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used.)
Approx. 20.8 W (while recording with LCD On, EVF On when the external device connector is used.)
Operationg Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to 104°F)
Battery Operating Time With battery pack BP-U90: approx. 4 hours, 00 minutes (While recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used.)
With battery pack BP-U60: approx. 2 hours, 35 minutes (While recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used.)
With battery pack BP-U30: approx. 1 hours, 15 minutes (While recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used.)
Recording Format (Audio) LPCM, AC-3 (AVCHD): 2ch—> LPCM (XAVC/MPEG2/AVCHD/DVCAM), Dolby Digital (AVCHD): 2ch

Recording Format (Video)

XAVC-Intra 1920x1080 59.94i: 111Mbps max, 50i: 112Mbps max, 29.97P: 111Mbps max, 25P: 112Mbps max, 23.98P: 89Mbps max
XAVC-Intra 1280x720 59.94P: 111Mbps max, 50P: 112Mbps max
XAVC-Long 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i: 50/35/25Mbps max,
59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P: 50/35Mbps max
XAVC-Long 1280x720 59.94P, 50P: 50Mbps max
MPEG HD422 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P: 50Mbps max
MPEG HD422 1280x720 59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P: 50Mbps max
MPEG HD420 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P: 35Mbps max
MPEG HD420 1440x1080 59.94i, 50i: 35Mbps max
MPEG HD420 1280x720 59.94P, 50P: 35Mbps max
AVCHD 1920x1080 59.94P, 50P: 28Mbps max,
59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P: 24Mbps max
AVCHD 1280x720 59.94P, 50P: 24Mbps max
DVCAM 720x480 59.94i: 25Mbps
DVCAM 720x576 50i: 25Mbps
Proxy 1280x720: 9Mbps
640x360: 3Mbps
480x270: 1Mbps
480x270: 500Kbps

Lens

Lens Mount Fixed
Zoom Ratio 25x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length f=3.7-92.5 mm
equivalent to 26-650 mm on 35 mm lens
Iris F1.6 - F11 and C (close)
Focus AF/MF selectable, 10 mm ~ ∞ (Wide), 800 mm ~ ∞ (Tele)
Image Stabilizer ON/OFF/ACTIVE selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter M82 mm

Camrera Section

Imaging Device (Type) 3-chips 1/3-type “Exmor” CMOS Sensor
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Built-in Optical Filters Clear, 1/4~1/128 Variable
Sensitivity F9 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
F10 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
S/N Ration 60 dB (Y) (typical)
Shutter Speed 1/32 sec to 1/2000 sec
Slow & Quick Motion Function 1920x1080p: Frame rate selectable 1~60p (depends on Recording Format)
1280x720: 1~120P (depends on Recording Format)
Angle of view becomes smaller over 60fps.
White Balance Preset (3200K), A,B
  Yes
Wireless functions Yes
NFC Yes

Input/Output

Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2)
HDMI Output Type A (x1)
3G-SDI Output BNC Connector (x1)
Composite Output/GENLOCK-IN BNC Connector (x1)
Audio Output Stereo mini jack ø3.5 mm (x1)
USB mini-B/USB2.0 Hi-speed/mass-storage (x1)
Type A/for Wireless LAN module (x1)
Type A/USB3.0 (x1) (future Update)
TC in/out BNC Connector (x1)
Remote Stereo mini mini jack ø2.5 mm (x1)
DC Input DC jack (x1)
Shoe Multi Interface Shoe (x1)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack ø3.5 mm (x1)

Monitoring

Viewfinder 0.5-type color OLED, 2.36M dots
LCD 3.5-type color LCD monitor Aspect ratio 16:9, 1.56Mdots

Built-in Microphone

Built-in Microphone Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone

Media

Type ExpressCard/34 slot (2) (for XAVC/MPEG2/AVCHD/DV)
SD/SDHC (1) (for Proxy)
SD/SDHC (1) (for Utility)

Supplied Accessories

Supplied Accessories Lens hood (1), pre-installed to the Camcorder
EVF large eyecup (1)
USB cable (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
Infrared Remote Commander (1)
Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander) (1)
CD-ROM: Operating instructions in PDF (1)
AC adaptor (1)
BC-U1 battery charger (1)
BP-U30 battery pack (1)
AC Cable (2)
COLD SHOE KIT (1)
Shoulder strap (1)
Wireless LAN module (1)
Warranty booklet (1)
Accessory shoe kit (accessory shoe (1), accessory shoe plate (1), screws (4)
SD card adaptor (1) except for PXW-X180 UC model
XQD card adaputor (1) PXW-X180 UC model only

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