This bundle also includes a Sony 28-135mm f/4 G OSS E-mount zoom lens which covers full-frame format and offers you an f/4 to f/22 aperture range.
If you’re shooting;
- Corporate productions
- Reality TV
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K 6K Full-Frame Camera structure is ideal for your next project with its commanding and customisable 4K substitutable lens camera system. The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K features a full-frame and oversampled 6K Exmor R CMOS sensor. This lets you capture 4K images with movie making depth of field. The camera’s E-mount is made from stainless steel and lets you utilise E-mount lenses.
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K’s output and input features include;
- 12G-SDI and HDMI outputs for 4K
- A 3G-SDI output for HD
- Genlock and timecode when utilising a multi-camera setup
Precise Focus & Facial Recognition
The Quick Hybrid AF autofocus structure permits precise focus and even offers facial recognition to robotically detect human form with 561 points of discovery. Innovative image stabilisation is accomplished utilising the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K’s interior gyroscope for shots so smooth it’ll look like you utilised a gimbal.
Its 4-channel audio recording lets you utilise exterior microphones and record ambient sound with the internal mics concurrently. The camera features a 15-stop dynamic range and records 10-bit 4:2:2 to dual XQD media card slots that provision concurrent and relay recording, as well as several backup recording modes that employ proxy files.
The camera can record UHD (3840 x 2160) and HD (1920 x 1080) internally at a selectable frame rate from 1 fps up to 60 fps in XAVC-I, XAVC-Long and MPEG HD formats. And with a forthcoming firmware update, it will be able to record HD at up to 180 fps and output 16-bit raw 4K/2K footage up to 120 fps. In addition to its wide dynamic range, its improved colour and light features include a dual base ISO of 800/4000, which is great when in low-light circumstances or utilising a slower lens. Its 7-stop electric variable HD filter can perform in auto or manual mode, effortlessly fine-tuning from 1/4 to 1/128 density.
The Same Soft, Vivid Tone As With Sony’s VENICE Camera
The camera’s default S-Cinetone colour look allows you the same soft, vivid tone as with Sony’s VENICE camera. The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K comprises a unified Multi-Interface (MI) shoe and comes with;
- USB cable
- Remote control
- Body cap
- AC adapter with two power cords
- BC-U1A battery charge
- A BP-U35 battery
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K is also companionable with the separately offered XDCA-FX9 extension unit which provides ENG shoulder-style support, networking features and a slot for a discretionary wireless audio receiver.
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K offers you an excellent 15+ stops of dynamic range, giving you artistic freedom in colour grading and post- production. Camera operatives can focus on framing the scene they want while counting on the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K to capture each nuance and detail using 4K 4:2:2 10-bit interior recording.
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K’s oversampled full-frame 6K sensor provides recording in HD resolutions, UHD and DCI 4K. Commanding image processing with debayering and down-sampling warrants image quality past the confines of conventional Super 35mm sensors. The back-illuminated CMOS image sensor also utilises Sony’s Exmor R expertise for better sensitivity and noise reduction. Compared to a 4K Super 35mm sensor, the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K ‘s 6K sensor has over twice the surface area while providing a broader angle of sight and shallower depth of field.
Seamlessly Exposed Images
Sony’s built-in electric adjustable neutral density (ND) filter can be set to automatic or you can adjust the filter density manually in smooth increments from 1/4 to 1/128 as you shoot, for seamlessly exposed images without distressing depth of field as lighting conditions vary. Utilise higher-density settings with a slower shutter speed for creative effects.
Optimal Dynamic Range
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K features a base sensitivity of ISO 800, providing the optimal dynamic range for archetypal documentary applications such as shooting outside or in lustrously lit interiors. A secondary high base sensitivity of ISO 4000 shines in low-light circumstances such as early morning and evening shoots while preserving excellent image quality. ISO 4000 is also perfect when you’re utilising slow lenses.
Adaptable Frame Rates
Select your favourite frame rate from 1 up to 60 fps for swift- and slow-motion footage. The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K produces an immersive image with a wide-angle look and shallower depth of field provided by its full-frame sensor in amalgamation with rapid and slow motion. It also has a quality importance setting that exploits Full HD slow-motion image quality with innovative oversampling technology.
Format Options For Recording
Contingent on the project, the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K has an assortment of recording formats;
- All files are recorded onto XQD media cards
- The traditional MPEG HD codec
- XAVC-Long for longer recording times with reduced file sizes
- XAVC-I with 422 10-bit quality at a highest 600 Mb/s in 60p
Fresh & Vivid Content
S-Cinetone is the default look of the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K that’s tweaked to meet the necessities of today’s content creators with rich mid-range colours, attractive facial tones and a softer tonal look advanced with the same know-how as Sony’s world-leading VENICE digital cinematography camera. S-Cinetone means that straight out of the camera your content appears fresh and vivid, with subjects that truly stand out while retaining an abundance of leeway in post-production, thanks to the high-performance full-frame image sensor.
Innovative Image Stabilisation
Innovative image stabilisation info means even handheld footage can be changed with Sony Catalyst Browse/Catalyst Prepare software in post-production to appear as smooth as if it were shot with a gimbal. Unlike in-camera or lens stabilisation, metadata produced by the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K’s built-in gyro permits you to artistically select the balance amongst the level of shake compensation and the resolution of clipped 4K imagery. This feature is also companionable with any E-mount lens and permits you far quicker processing than conventional NLE stabilisation workflows.
Quick Hybrid AF
Effortlessly track quick-moving subjects with razor-sharp focus, even when utilising wide-lens aperture settings to preserve a shallow depth of field with the camera’s full-frame sensor. Improved Quick Hybrid AF combines phase detection AF for swift, precise subject tracking with contrast AF for excellent focus precision. In addition, Face Recognition wisely recognises and locks on to human faces. The devoted 561-point phase detection AF sensor covers about 94% of the whole image area width and 96% of height, permitting for reliably precise, reactive AF tracking, even with quick-moving subjects.
Seven-level AF changeover speeds from swift-changing amongst subjects as swiftly as conceivable to slow, where speed is reduced to fit a more leisurely shooting style, such as a historical TV drama. Five-level AF subject shift sensitivity ranges from locked-on, disregarding other moving subjects in the frame, to reactive that changes focus from one subject to another—perfect for snapping between moving objects as they race by.
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K has an assortment of backup recording methods that will help warrant that your recording is safe. Simul Rec will allow concurrent HD recording onto two media cards. The 4K/HD Sub Rec mode will permit 4K recording on one card and MPEG HD recording on another card. XAVC Proxy Rec is also offered, giving you a 9 Mb/s small size proxy file which can be effortlessly sent via a network connection. Also, a maximum 28-second Cache Rec is offered to avoid missing any shots.
Audio Recording With 4-Channels
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K has audio proficiencies with autonomous control dials for each channel. In situations such as an interview, 4-channel audio recording permits concurrent utilisation of an exterior microphone for recording ambient sounds and the built-in microphone for ambient sound and voice memos by the operative.
Outputs And Inputs
The Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K is furnished with various outputs including a 12G-SDI and an HDMI for 4K output. Also, it has a 3G-SDI for HD output to increase its monitoring flexibility. For multicamera operation, Genlock and TC In/Out terminals are offered.
Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
Sony’s flexible Multi-Interface (MI) shoe delivers signal connections, power and synchronised on/off switching with companionable Sony accessories.
Discretionary Extension Unit
Further extend the proficiencies of the Sony XDCAM PXW-FX9K with the discretionary XDCA-FX9 extension unit that enhances camera weight distribution and ergonomics for comfortable shoulder-style shooting —perfect for ENG and documentary applications. The extension unit also adds innovative networking for streaming/file transfers and a slot-in for a wireless audio receiver.