Sony has added the PXW-Z150 to its range of XDCAM camcorders.
Primarily targeted at the corporate and event markets, the Z150 has built-in live streaming and wireless workflow capabilities and features a 1.0 type Exmor RS CMOS image sensor for 4K (3840x2160) image capture.
“We wanted to introduce a portable camcorder which supports our customers in demanding situations, where there is the need for a solution which provides a quick set-up yet with high quality creative options,” said Sony Professional Solutions Europe product marketing manager James Leach.
“The compact, lightweight camera body coupled with high quality creative features and 4K capability gives filmmakers the tools needed to take their work to the next level, whether it’s corporate, event or online videography.
“Clients’ expectations within the creative landscape are constantly evolving and content creators need solutions that can not only provide high quality images, but also deliver this in a timely and professional manner. The effortless set up ensures flexible shooting, while the Wi-Fi integration means you can take advantage of live streaming, ensuring the PXW-Z150 is ready when you are.”
The PXW-Z150 shoots up to 120 frames per second (fps). It supports MPEG2HD (50Mbps/35Mbps) in addition to Sony’s XAVC format (Long GOP) format. Built-in connectivity options include 3G-SDI, XLR inputs, HDMI and USB.
It is equipped with two memory card slots and is compatible with SDXC and SDHC cards for backup, simultaneous and relay recording.
It has a built-in four-step ND filter and a Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe for use with Sony peripherals. The camcorder can be controlled by a smartphone or tablet using a Wi-Fi remote. As well as an OLED viewfinder, operation is via a 3.5-inch LCD panel.
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