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Sony PMW-F5 Package 2 - Camera Head, OLED Viewfinder, EF Lens Adapter, Battery with Charger, Pro 32GB SxS Card, SxS USB Reader/Writer, Hard Case


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About Sony PMW-F5

PMW-F5 Camera Head
Sony 4K sensor for gorgeous, super-sampled HD and 2K The PMW-F5 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor. You get superior, super-sampled pictures with noticeably higher contrast, rich color reproduction and greater clarity.

The camera offers robust built-in recording modes, all with vibrant 4:2:2 color. Irresistible options include the amazing precision of 16-bit linear RAW 2K/4K recording and high speed shooting at up to 120 fps without cropping. Multiple recording formats includes HD/2K on SxS memory and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K on AXSM media Multiple recording formats include MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG4 SStP, XAVC 2K/HD and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K. You can have simultaneous recording on internal high-speed SxS PRO+ memory cards and RAW 2K/4K recording on sleek AXSM memory cards using the optional bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder, designed specifically to attach seamlessly to the F55 and F5 cameras. There is also high speed shooting up to120 fps XAVC 2K/HD internally and 120 fps RAW 2K onto the AXS-R5. Expected as a future upgrade. Recording onto the optional AXS-R5 recorder.

Lightweight modular design to maximize versatility in 2D and 3D The F5 is exceptionally small, light and modular, letting you build up the right configuration for each job - or each shot. As well as the choice of formats and internal and external recording options, you can attached a variety of viewfinders, including the revolutionary optional DVF-EL100 OLED viewfinder, PL-mount, FZ-mount and still lenses, including second-generation Sony PL-mount lenses and extra long-life Olivine - Lithium Iron Phosphate - batteries. The chassis is only slightly wider than a typical PL-mount prime lens, perfect for 3D rigs. An optional shoulder rig provides for hand-held and shoulder-mounted shooting.

DVF-EL100 Viewfinder
The Sony DVFEL100 OLED Viewfinder provides the PMW-F55 and the PMW-F5 cameras with a high resolution, 0.7" display. The DVF-EL100 features native 1280 x 720 resolution and OLED technology for accurate color reproduction.

SBAC-US20 SxS PRO Solid State Memory Card reader/writer
The SBAC-US20 SxS PRO memory card reader/writer works on both Windows-based PCs and Macintosh computers via a USB 3.0 interface for high-speed transfer of audio-visual material. The reader is also compatible with a USB 2.0 interface. This compact and portable device comes in handy in many situations on location, for desktop browsing and fully-fledged editing.

BC-L90 Battery Charger
• Dual Position Battery Charger for BPFL series Lion Ion "Olivine" Batteries & DC Power Supply.
• V-Mount battery quick charger & power supply
• Charges Long-life Olivine battery in half the time of conventional lithium-ion batteries.

BPF-L75 FL Battery
• 7.5 Amp hour lithium ion "Olivine" battery
• Sony's new BP-FL75 battery pack, uses Olivine - Lithium Iron Phosphate - instead of conventional Lithium Ion cathodes. The result is a substantial increase in charge-discharge cycles, compared to previous Sony batteries.
• The Olivine battery charges in half the time of conventional lithium-ion batteries with Sony's BC-L90 quick charger.

LCF55CZ Hard Case
The LC-F55CZ is built ATA tough for both shipping and transit, this new case offers full protection from careless handlers. The new LC-F55CZ features an integrated telescoping handle, fully recessed into the body of the case, as well as high density wheels a gasket seal, locking hasp and custom pre-cut foam for complete protection. The case also includes pre-cut cavities for the PMWF55 or F5 camera with DVF-EL100 or DVF-L350 and VCT-FSA5 attached plus two BP-FL75 batteries, AXS-R5 RAW recorder, DVF-L700 LCD VF, BPL90 Sony dual charger.

Sony PMW-F5 Features

  • Super 35mm equivalent 4K single-chip CMOS sensor: Sony's 4K image sensor enables a single camera to provide gorgeous, super-sampled HD and 2K while preparing you for the 4K future. With 11.6 MP total and 8.9 MP effective, the Sony 4K captures a true 4K 4096 x 2160 DCI-standard cinema image.
  • 16-bit RAW 2K/4K recording options with bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder: Capture RAW at your choice of resolutions: the camera's native 4K or beautiful, derived 2K. RAW recording preserves the greatest latitude for color correction and other post processes. Sony's 16-bit recording captures more tonal values than the human eye can differentiate.
  • AXS-R5 records onto ASXM memory cards: The bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder records onto high-capacity AXSM memory cards, which are compatible with an affordable optional USB 3.0 reader, the AXS-CR1. Once on a PC, the RAW files can be screened using Sony's free RAW Viewer software.
  • Choice of HD/2K internal recording formats: The F5 CineAlta camera allows a choice of recording formats in addition to 16-bit RAW 2K/4K output onto the AXS-R5. The camera allows a choice of: 8-bit MPEG-2 HD422, 50Mbps; 10-bit XAVC 2K/HD 100Mbps; and SR Codec 10-bit MPEG4 SStP 220, 440 and 880Mbps.
  • High speed shooting up to 120 fps 2K internally and 120 fps 2K RAW with optional AXS-R5 recorder: The F5 features high-data-rate on-board XAVC HD recordings up to 60 fps with a free planned upgrade to XAVC 2K/HD recording at 120 fps. It also offers 120 fps 2K RAW with the optional AXS-R5 outboard recorder and a planned upgrade.
  • Next generation high-speed SxS PRO+ memory cards: The PMW-F5 records internally onto SxS memory. High-speed shooting and the highest quality recording options require next-generation SxS recording media Sony's 64 GB SxS PRO+ memory card which can be read by the next-generation USB card reader, the SBAC-US20.
  • Simultaneous RAW and onboard camera SxS recording: Sony provides coordinated simultaneous recording to internal SxS cards and the optional AXS-R5 RAW recorder. For seamless conforming in post, you get matching time code, start frame, stop frame, file names and other metadata. Supports: RAW 4K/2K + XAVC 2K/HD and RAW 4K/2K + MPEG-2 HD422.
  • Real world workflows: The F5 is part of a larger production platform that includes affordable media cards, affordable card readers, free RAW Viewer software and compatibility with popular NLEs and finishing tools.
  • Vast exposure latitude to 14 f-stops: The ability to render tones from deepest shadows to brightest highlights is a crucial test of any digital camera. The F5 excels, with an impressive 14 stops of exposure latitude, extraordinary low-light sensitivity and extremely low noise in the blacks.
  • Choice of viewfinders: A digital interface on the PMW-F5 allows for a variety of optional viewfinders, including the DVF-EL100. This 0.7-inch viewfinder has the incredible clarity of 1280 x 720 High Definition, plus superb OLED brightness, contrast and response.
  • Optional shoulder rig: The optional Sony shoulder rig provides comfortable handheld operation, hour after hour. The rig is sturdy, lightweight and features industry-standard rosettes on both sides for quick and easy attachment of third-party hand grips and other accessories.
  • Small lightweight design: The small size of the PMW-F5 is particularly welcome in stereoscopic 3D shooting. The chassis is only slightly wider than a typical PL mount prime lens, perfect for both mirror rigs and side-by-side configurations.
  • Choice of lens mounts: The F5 is designed to accommodate PL-mount, FZ-mount and still lenses. With the PL-mount adaptor, you can take advantage of acclaimed cine optics from Angénieux, Canon, Carl Zeiss, Cooke, FUJIFILM, Leica and more.
  • Sony PL-mount lenses: The PMW-F5 works with Sony's second generation, cost-effective PL mount prime lenses. Thanks to refined glass, all are certified for 4K capture, while minimizing geometric distortion, vignetting and breathing. A 9-blade iris delivers beautiful bokehs.
  • Wide choice of connections: The camera offers numerous connections to suit your workflow, including four HD-SDI jacks, HDMI, USB, DC in connection, a removable XLR audio module and a removable time code/genlock module.
  • Long-life Olivine battery and quick charger: The F5 takes advantage of Sony's innovative BP-FL75 battery pack, which uses Olivine Lithium Iron Phosphate instead of conventional Lithium Ion cathodes.
  • Battery compatibility: The Olivine battery works with Sony's BC-L90 quick charger. The camera is also compatible with Sony's BP-GL95A, GL65A, L80S and L60S batteries, which use the BC-L70 and L160 chargers.
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