Friday, September 12, 2014
Camera news: Sony FS7 launched, portable Super35 4K camera, exclusive hands-on capture on tape
Sony specifically announced the brand new PXW-FS7, a brand new 4K XDCAM camera with a Super35mm CMOS sensor. Unlike a little other site’s speculation, this is not leaving to trade the FS700, it’s to a certain extent a brand new kind of Sony camera.
I was timely an adequate amount of to be present invited to London by Sony featuring in dignified on behalf of a hands-on with the still very secret FS7 camera alongside a little other bloggers and a little YouTubers, someplace this capture on tape was shot.
The FS7 has a unique brand new compact design intended to be present used on the shoulder “out of the box” with a built-in bendable grip and import which skin texture zoom control (for compatible lenses). Rebuff rig necessary.
It can aim 4K featuring in XAVC Intra and XAVC prolonged GOP formats (up to 600Mbit/s) featuring in 10-bit 4:2:2 featuring in up to 60 frames apiece succeeding. It can aim decelerate indicate featuring in up to 180fps featuring in proper 1080p declaration. According to the press discharge, support on behalf of QFHD 3840 x 2160 declaration willpower be present to be had by the engagement of launch, but 4096 x 2160 declaration support willpower be present provided by firmware keep informed scheduled on behalf of basic 2015.
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Whilst maxim “4K” Sony really wealth Quad full up HD (QFHD or else UHD), which willpower be present upgradeable to real 4K (4096 x 2160 pixels) featuring in basic 2015. The native sensitivity of the sensor seems to be present ISO 2000 (like on the F5), but this has yet to be present long-established by Sony.
Sony categorical to leave with 2 XQD tag slots as a substitute of SxS Pro+ due to the statement with the aim of XQD cards offer the lofty quickness necessary on behalf of interior 4K recording by the side of bring down prices.
Sony fs7 grip Sony FS7 launched, portable Super35 4K camera, exclusive hands on videoThe camera has 4 built-in ND’s which are mechanically switchable with a dial related to the single on the F5 and F55. The LCD viewfinder comes with an attachable loupe which seems to be present the same Sony used on the FS100 and FS700 (yes, really – unfortunately … I yearn for they would maintain spent with a brand new method with the aim of can be present attached by a long shot with single hand).
Sony besides announced an porch entity called XDCA-FS7 (don’t you be devoted to folks names?) which enables the FS7 to natively document ProRes 422 (in 1080p), and it skin texture a 4K/2K bloody output which workings with Sony’s HXR-IFR5 and AXS-R5 recorder in the same way as well in the same way as the Convergent Design Odyssey Q7.
With its α Mount method, the FS7 makes employment of Sony’s Silent Focus tools and Electrical Iris Control, and Sony besides ships the FS7 (as “FS7K”) with its brand new powered E-Mount zoom lens FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS. (I yearn for this lens would be present wider though, it’s really not extensive an adequate amount of on behalf of documentary applications on a Super35mm sensor).
The brand new lens is fully powered and can be present powered through the grip, it includes steady shot stabilization and skin texture a brand new kind of motor (SSM – Super Sonic wave motor) on behalf of low-price zoom and focus clatter.