Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder (Special Order)

The Sony PXW-Z150 is a truly compact and powerful 4K capable professional camcorder that is packed with features. The camcorder utilises a 1.0-inch stacked CMOS sensor to deliver full pixel read-out with no pixel binning to deliver stunning 4K up to 30p or Full HD up to 120 fps. The PXW-Z150 is switchable between NTSC and PAL, and can record 4K in XAVC Long at 4:2:0 8-bit, and HD in XAVC Long at 4:2:2 10-bit, as well as MPEG2HD at 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 in 8-bit only.
  • 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

 Detail:
Built-in Optical Filters ND filters
OFF: CLEAR
1: 1/4ND
2: 1/16ND
3: 1/64ND
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 1.2.4.8.15.30,60, and 120 fps
[50i]: XAVC-L HD: Frame rate selectable 1.2.3.6.12.25,50, and 100 fps
[60i]: MPEG HD: Frame rate selectable 1.2.4.8.15.30 fps
[50i]: MPEG HD: Frame rate selectable 1.2.3.6.12.25 fps
[60i]: AVCHD: Frame rate selectable 1.2.4.8.15.30,60 fps
[50i]: AVCHD: Frame rate selectable 1.2.3.6.12.25,50 fps
White Balance Preset (Indoor: 3200K, Outdoor: 5600K±7 steps, Color temperature set range: 2300-15000K), Onepush A, B, Auto selectable
General SpecificationsDetail:
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
Recording Format Video:
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
Audio:
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
Inputs/Outputs SpecificationsDetail:
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
Speaker Output Monaural
Video Output Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack (x1), RCA pin(x1), Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ω
Lens SpecificationsDetail:
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
Lens Mount Fixed
Zoom Ratio 12x (optical), servo
Media SpecificationsDetail:
Type MS/SD(1),SD(1)
Monitoring SpecificationsDetail:
Built-in LCD Monitor 8.8cm (3.5 type), Approx. 1.56M dots
Viewfinder 1.0cm(0.39 type) OLED, Approx. 1.44M dots
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