Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder (Special Order)
- Single 1" Exmor RS CMOS Sensor
- UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 30p
- HD up to 120 fps
- Sony G Lens with 12x Optical Zoom
- 18/24x Clear Image Zoom/48x Digital Zoom
- Discrete Manual Focus, Zoom, Iris Rings
- XAVC, AVC/H.264, AVCHD 2.0, MPEG-4
- Slow and Quick Motion Function
- Two SD Memory Card Slots, Wi-Fi
- 2 x 3-Pin XLR Audio Inputs
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Revolutionary imaging performance with Exmor® RS sensor
To deliver imaging performance previously impossible for a compact camcorder, Sony has developed the world's first 1.0-inch type stacked CMOS image sensor for professional video applications. A 2x increase in read-out speed, compared to a conventional 1.0-inch type sensor, enables beautiful 5x slow motion image capture up to 120fps in Full HD and high resolution 4K recording with full pixel readout without binning.
The PXW-Z150s single 20 megapixel* 1.0-inch type large size sensor helps to provide low noise and less blur because more light reaches the sensor, offering clear and steady pictures even in a dark scene with minimum illumination 1.7 lux**. The large sensor size also enables beautiful background defocusing (bokeh) to enable you to focus on what you want to show and defocus the rest of the image.
* 14.2 million effective pixels.
** LOW LUX mode
Flexible 4K and Full HD recordings
The PXW-Z150 is designed to provide true broadcast quality performance for both 4K and Full HD productions, recording with the advanced XAVC™ Long GOP 100Mbps codec for brilliant 4K QFHD imagery and flexible workflows. XAVC Long's higher bit rate produces outstanding images with more details and less noise to create the number one 4K picture quality in its class. For even more flexibility in workflows, the PXW-Z150 is switchable between NTSC and PAL operation.
120fps continuous slow motion
High Frame Rate shots can turn everyday actions into slow motion ballet and the PXW-Z150 delivers up to 120 frames per second (fps) in Full HD, giving you a maximum of 5 times slow motion expression. There's no sacrifice in bit depth and no "windowing" of the sensor. So there's virtually no crop factor or loss in angle of view.
Sony's "G" lens with maximum 24x zoom
A high quality 29-348mm wide-angle lens with 12x optical zoom makes it easy to capture even the most expansive landscape scenes while also offering superb clarity and sharpness – maximizing the performance of the PXW-Z150's large 1.0-inch type sensor and providing high resolution and contrast from the center to the edge of your image.
Getting close into even the most distant scenes is further enhanced by Sony’s advanced Clear Image Zoom feature. Once you've zoomed in at maximum 12x optical magnification, By Pixel Super Resolution Technology can enlarge the image to 18x in 4K QFHD or 24x in HD, while still preserving image.
Networked for high mobility
With advanced networking capabilities, the PXW-Z150 gives you more mobility in your work - FTP files directly from the camcorder or live stream from any event using built-in Wi-Fi features with no accessories required. Sony's unique QoS technology* dramatically improves the clarity that is possible on a wireless connection, giving you better pictures even with the limitations of today's real-world networks. You can also remotely control the PXW-Z150 with a smartphone or tablet, including the ability to adjust settings such as focus, zoom, iris, white balance, REC START/STOP and more using Sony's Content Browser Mobile** software.
* QoS will be supported with a firmware update.
** The Content Browser Mobile application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or App Store.
High resolution monitoring
Precise monitoring and low latency, however you choose to shoot, is possible with the PXW-Z150's advanced, wide viewing-angle and high contrast 0.39 type 1440K dots OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) with large eye-cap, and an easily adjustable, flip-out 3.5 inch* 1550K dots LCD panel.
* Viewable area measured diagonally.
Compact and lightweight body
This camcorder is ergonomically designed to provide a lightweight and easy-to-use shooting experience. Three manual, independent lens rings enable smooth, natural adjustment of focusing, zooming and iris control. The camcorder can also be used in full-auto mode or completely manual for maximum creative control.
Dual media slots for recording flexibility
To extend recording times and workflow flexibility, the PXW-Z150 is equipped with two memory card slots and is compatible with SDXC and SDHC cards. “RELAY” mode automatically switches recording from the first to the second memory card when the first is full, while "SIMUL" mode permits simultaneous recording to two memory cards (for example to create an immediate back-up version).
Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
The PXW-Z150 takes advantage of Sony's flexible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe, which provides power, signal connections and coordinated on/off switching to compatible Sony accessories. For example, you can connect and control Sony wireless microphone systems such as the UWP-D11 or UWP-D12 or attach the HVL-LBPC light*.
* All sold separately. HVL-LBPC is controlled but not powered by the PXW-Z150.
Wide choice of connections including 3G-SDI
There’s no need to worry about adapters as the PXW-Z150 provides a wide variety of built-in connectivity options including 3G-SDI, HDMI®, Multi/Micro USB, professional audio XLR terminals, REMOTE and Composite (RCA). A supplied cold shoe adaptor kit from Sony, provides you with more flexibility for mounting accessories.
- Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder
- Lens Hood
- Large Eyecup
- Shoe Cap
- Accessory Shoe Kit (1x Accessory Shoe, 1x Accessory Shoe Plate, 4x Screws)
- USB Cable
- AC-L100 AC Adapter
- AC Cable
- NP-F770 L-Series Info-Lithium Battery Pack (7.2v, 4400mAh)
- Battery Charger
- Infrared Remote Commander (RMT-845)
- CR2025 Lithium Battery (Pre-Installed in IR Remote Commander)
Camera Section Specifications
|Built-in Optical Filters||ND filters
|Effective Picture Elements||3840 (H) x 2160 (V)|
|Gain||-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12,15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33 dB, AGC|
|Imaging Device||Type: 1.0"-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) back-illuminated Exmor RS CMOS sensor Pixel Count: Approx. 20 M pixels (total) Approx. 14.2 M pixels (Effective)|
|Minimum Illumination||1.7 lux (Low Lux)|
|Shutter Speed (Time)||[60i]: 1/8 - 1/10,000 (1/6 - 1/10,000 when shooting with 24p) [50i]: 1/6 -1/10,000|
|Slow & Quick Motion Function||[60i]: XAVC-L HD: Frame rate selectable 220.127.116.11.15.30,60, and 120 fps
[50i]: XAVC-L HD: Frame rate selectable 18.104.22.168.12.25,50, and 100 fps
[60i]: MPEG HD: Frame rate selectable 22.214.171.124.15.30 fps
[50i]: MPEG HD: Frame rate selectable 126.96.36.199.12.25 fps
[60i]: AVCHD: Frame rate selectable 188.8.131.52.15.30,60 fps
[50i]: AVCHD: Frame rate selectable 184.108.40.206.12.25,50 fps
|White Balance||Preset (Indoor: 3200K, Outdoor: 5600K±7 steps, Color temperature set range: 2300-15000K), Onepush A, B, Auto selectable|
|Battery Operating Time||Approx. 260 min. with NP-F770 battery (while recording with LCD, XAVC 1080/60i, 50 Mbps)
Approx. 400 min. with NP-F970 battery (while recording with LCD, XAVC 1080/60i, 50 Mbps)
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||6 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 14 5/8 inches
(With the accessories (lens hood, large eyecup), excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts)
|Mass||Approx. 4lb 3 oz (Body only)
Approx. 5 lb (with lens hood, eyecup, NP-F770 battery)
|Operating Temperature||32°F to 104°F|
|Power Consumption||Approx. 6.3 W (while recording with viewfinder and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50 Mbps)
Approx. 6.6 W (while recording with LCD and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50 Mbps)
|Power Requirements||DC In: 8.4V, Battery: 7.2 V|
XAVC-L QFHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:0 Long profile
XAVC-L HD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:2 Long profile
XAVC Proxy: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:0 Long profile
MPEG HD422: MPEG-2 422P@HL 4:2:2 Long profile
MPEG HD420: MPEG-2 MP@HL 4:2:0 Long profile
MPEG HD Proxy: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:0 Long profile
AVCHD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible
XAVC-L QFHD : Linear PCM 2ch, 24bit, 48kHz
XAVC-L HD : Linear PCM 2ch, 24bit, 48kHz
XAVC Proxy : AAC-LC 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz
MPEG HD422 : Linear PCM 2ch, 24bit, 48kHz
MPEG HD420 : Linear PCM 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz
MPEG HD Proxy : AAC-LC 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz
AVCHD : Linear PCM 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz Dolby Digital 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz
|Recording Frame Rate||XAVC-LQFHD (3840 x 2160) @29.97p, 25p, 23.98p 100Mbps/60Mbps
XAVC-L HD (1920 x 1080) @59.94p, 50p, 50 Mbps/35 Mbps
XAVC-L HD (1920 x 1080) @59.94i, 50i, 50 Mbps/35 Mbps/25 Mbps
XAVC-L HD (1920 x 1080) @29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 50 Mbps/35 Mbps
XAVC-L HD (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p, 50Mbps
XAVC Proxy (1280 x 720) @59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p 9Mbps
XAVC Proxy (640 x 360) @59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 3Mbps
MPEG HD422 (1920 x 1080) @59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 50 Mbps
MPEG HD422 (1280 x 720) @59.94p, 50p, 50Mbps
MPEG HD420 (1920 x 1080) @59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, HQ mode (35Mbps)
MPEG HD420 (1440 x 1080) @59.94i, 50i, HQ mode (35Mbps)
MPEG HD420 (1280 x 720) @59.94p, 50p, HQ mode (35Mbps)
MPEG HD Proxy (1280 x 720) @59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 9Mbps
MPEG HD Proxy (640 x 360) @59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 3Mbps
AVCHD (1920 x 1080)@59.94p, 50p, PS mode (28 Mbps)
AVCHD (1920 x 1080) @59.94i/50i/29.97p/25p/23.98p, FX mode (24 Mbps), FH mode(17 Mbps)
AVCHD (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p, FX mode (24 Mbps) FH mode (17 Mbps) HQ mode (9 Mbps)
|Recording/Playback Time||XAVC-L QFHD 100 mode, Approx. 65 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC-L QFHD 60 mode, Approx. 100 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC-L HD 50 mode, Approx. 120 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC-L HD 35 mode, Approx. 170 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC-L HD 25 mode, Approx. 220 min with 64 GB memory card
MPEG HD422 @LPCM 2ch 50 Mbps, Approx. 110 min with 64 GB memory card
MPEG HD420 @LPCM 2ch HQ Mode, Approx. 170 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD@LPCM 2ch PS Mode, Approx. 290 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD@LPCM 2ch FX Mode, Approx. 340 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD@LPCM 2ch FH Mode, Approx. 450 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD@LPCM 2ch HQ Mode, Approx. 750 min with 64 GB memory card
|Storage Temperature||-4°F to +140°F|
|Audio Input||XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable|
|Audio Output||Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack(x1), RCA pin(Monaural)(x1)|
|DC Input||DC jack|
|HDMI Output||HDMI connector (Type A)|
|Headphone Output||Stereo mini jack (x1)|
|MIC||Built-in Microphone: Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone|
|Remote||Stereo mini-mini jack (Φ2.5 mm)|
|SDI Output||BNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD SMPTE ST 424/ST 292-1/ST 259 standards|
|Video Output||Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack (x1), RCA pin(x1), Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ω|
|Filter Diameter||M62 mm|
|Focal Length||f = 9.3 - 111.6 mm equivalent to f = 29.0 - 348.0 mm on 35 mm lens (16:9)|
|Focus||AF/MF selectable, 10 mm to ∞ (Wide), 1000 mm to ∞ (Tele)|
|Iris||F2.8 - F4.5 auto/manual selectable|
|Zoom Ratio||12x (optical), servo|
|Built-in LCD Monitor||8.8cm (3.5 type), Approx. 1.56M dots|
|Viewfinder||1.0cm（0.39 type) OLED, Approx. 1.44M dots|
PRODUCT WARRANTY INFORMATION
1. What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Fujifilm cameras are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.
SIGMA & TAMRON LENSES
Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty.
LEXAR & SANDISK MEMORY CARDS
Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product. The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.
USED GEAR PURCHASED FROM ORMS
All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.
2. My product has gone faulty, now what ?
Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at email@example.com
1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.
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- The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.
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