Sony Offers Bonus for PXW-Z100 4K Camcorder

Sony are currently promoting their PXW-Z100 professional camcorder by offering a bonus of a free XQD 64GB S-Series memory card and MRW-E80 USB card reader (total value of US$750), to those purchasing the camcorder. The offer is only available to purchases of the PXW-Z100 from Sony authorised dealers.

The PXW-Z100 is a professional hand-held 4K camcorder which features a 1/2.33-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor with 16 million pixels.
It has a fixed G lens and weighs less than 3kgs and uses the XAVC recording format first used in the PMW-F55 CineAlta camera. As with the F55, 4K (4096 x 2160, 50fps or 60fps. 4:2:2, Intra-frame,10-bit recording in MXF file format) is possible at a high-bit rate of 500Mbps or 600Mbps. QFHD (3840 x 2160) and HD (1920 x 1080) resolutions can also be selected.

 

 

Specs:

Mass Approx 2.46 kg, 5 lb 6.75 oz
Approx. 2.91 kg, 6 lb 6.7 oz (with lens hood, eyecup, NP-F970 battery, ECM-XM1 Mic.,)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 189 x 193 x 362 mm, 7 7/16 x 7 19/32 x 14 1/4 inches (without protrusions)
Power Requirements 7.2 V (battery pack); 12.0 V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption Approx. 14.9 W (while recording, EVF On)
Approx. 15.2 W (while recording, LCD monitor On)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
Battery Operating Time Approx. 165 mins with NP-F970 battery
(while recording, EVF ON, LCD monitor Off)
Recording Format (Video) XAVC (AVC/H.264 High 4:2:2 Intra Profile VBR)
XAVC 4K 4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160
59.94p: 600 Mbps max, 50p: 500 Mbps max
29.97p: 300 Mbps max, 25p: 250 Mbps max,
23.98p: 240 Mbps max
XAVC HD 1920 x 1080
59.94p, 50p: 223 Mbps max
29.97p, 25p: 113 Mbps max, 23.98p: 89 Mbps max
Recording Format (Audio) LPCM 8CH (2CH recording/playback), 24-bit, 48-kHz
Recording/Playback Time
(with QD-S64E (64 GB) memory card)
4K 59.94p mode: Approx 10 min
4K 50p mode: Approx 15 min
4K 29.97p mode: Approx 20 min
4K 25p mode: Approx 25 min
4K 23.98p mode: Approx 30 min
HD 59.94p, 50p mode: Approx 30 min
HD 29.97p, 25p mode: Approx 60 min
HD 23.98p mode: Approx 75 min
Lens Mount Fixed
Zoom Ratio 20x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length f=4.1 – 82.0 mm
equivalent to f=30.0 – 600 mm on 35 mm lens
(17:9 4096 x 2160)
equivalent to f=31.5 – 630 mm on 35 mm lens
(16:9 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080)
Iris F1.6 – F11 auto/manual selectable
Focus AF/MF selectable, 10 mm to ∞ (Wide), 800 mm to ∞ (Tele)
Image Stabilizer ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter M72 mm
Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Composite Output Composite Video Out (RCA pin)
Audio Output RCA pin
SDI Output BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable
Timecode Input / Output RCA pin (x1) IN/OUT selectale
USB mini-B/USB2.0 Hi-speed/mass-storage (x1),
TypeA/USB2.0 Hi-speed /Host*1
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack ø3.5 mm (x1)
Speaker Output Monaural
DC Input DC jack
Remote Stereo mini mini jack ø2.5 mm (x1)
HDMI Output Type A (x1)

More Info: Sony/PXW-Z100

Excerpts from Press Release

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