PXW-FX9 - Sony’s Full-Frame 6K Sensor Camera Body Only
Discover FX9, Sony’s full-frame 6K sensor camera with Fast Hybrid AF, Dual Base ISO and S-Cinetone™ colour science.
Ver.2.0 firmware available now
Full-frame creativity: Realise beautiful 4K imagery with the creative freedom made possible by oversampling a huge high resolution full-frame sensor. Capture every detail from the scene with shallow depth of field and stunning bokeh with a truly cinematic look. 15+ stops of dynamic range and Dual Base ISO enable capture of every nuance, from subtle shadow detail to specular highlights and with an immaculate colour palette.
Capturing the impossible: Make sure your story’s always clear with enhanced Fast Hybrid AF that tracks your subject with unprecedented speed, smoothness and precision. Its impact is transformative for premium documentary, commercials and event applications. Your ability to precisely capture your subject’s expression is further enhanced with Sony’s unique Eye AF.*
Shoot in comfort, expand your horizons: FX9 revolutionises full-frame cinematography with peerless ergonomics and advanced technology for on-the-go shooting. The world’s first full-frame electronic variable ND filter* transforms possibilities for shooting in variable lighting conditions. Built-in Wi-Fi and 12G-SDI support advanced workflows while the optional XDCA-FX9 extension unit further expands the operational possibilities of the PXW-FX9. Ver.2.0 firmware adds HLG, User 3D LUTs and more with yet more advanced features still to come.
6K Full-Frame “Exmor R” sensor for stunning picture quality
The camera’s full-frame 6K sensor provides recording in DCI 4K*, Ultra HD and HD resolutions. The back-illuminated CMOS image sensor also uses Sony’s Exmor R technology for improved sensitivity and noise reduction. Compared to a 4K Super 35mm sensor, the FX9’s 6K sensor has over twice the surface area while providing a wider angle of view and shallower depth of field. *requires Ver.2.0 or higher firmware.
Phenomenal 15+ stops dynamic range for limitless expression
"S-Cinetone is the default look of FX9 that provides rich mid-range colours, alluring facial tones and a softer tonal look. Developed with the same expertise as Sony’s world-leading VENICE digital cinematography camera, the S-Cinetone content looks fresh and vivid, with subjects that really stand out while retaining plenty of latitude in post-production. FX9 offers an exceptional 15+ stops of dynamic range – allowing for unprecedented creative freedom in colour grading and post. Camera operators can concentrate on framing the scene they want while relying upon the FX9 to capture every nuance and detail using either 4K 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording or 16-bit RAW external recording.* In grading, colourists can create a final image that exactly portrays the mood of the scene. * RAW recording requires Ver.2.0 or higher firmware, XDCA-FX9 and external recorder
Cinematic colour science with S-Cinetone™ BrightEra™ technology
"S-Cinetone is the default look of FX9 that provides rich mid-range colours, alluring facial tones and a softer tonal look. Developed with the same expertise as Sony’s world-leading VENICE digital cinematography camera, the S-Cinetone content looks fresh and vivid, with subjects that really stand out while retaining plenty of latitude in post-production. Download S-Cinetone White Paper Hyperlink to: https://pro.sony/en_IN/product-resources/knowledge-panel/s-cinetone-white-paper"
Catch the action with enhanced Fast Hybrid AF
"The Hybrid AF combines phase detection AF with contrast AF providing speed and accuracy. The Face Detection intelligently recognises and locks on to human faces. The dedicated 561-point phase detection AF sensor covers approximately 94% of the whole image area width and 96% of height, allowing consistently accurate, responsive AF tracking, with fast-moving subjects, even using wide lens aperture settings to maintain a shallow depth of field with the camera’s full-frame sensor."
Eye AF & Focus Touch Control*
"FX9 is the world’s first professional camcorder with Sony’s world-leading eye tracking technology. High speed, high precision image processing maintains a pin-sharp focus. Focus Touch Control allows you to precisely set the camera’s specific focus area by simply touching the LCD viewfinder. It’s fast and intuitive – ensuring your full creative control of FX9’s powerful AF technology. * Available with Ver.2.0 or higher firmware."
Customisable AF settings
"FX9’s comprehensive autofocus settings provide the creative flexibility to integrate with any project. 7-level AF transition speeds available from Fast to Slow, where speed is reduced to fit a more measured shooting style, such as a historical TV drama. 5-level AF subject shift sensitivity ranges from Locked-on – ignoring other moving subjects in the frame – to Responsive that switches focus from one subject to another – ideal for snapping between race cars as they speed by."
Autofocus with Sony E-mount lenses
"Experience smooth, responsive autofocus with every Sony E-mount lens, including Sony’s new Cinema Lens Series with premium optical performance and operability for demanding cinematography applications. Advanced E-mount lever lock operation allows quick, easy lens exchange in the field, plus added stability and security with large lenses. View FX9 compatible lenses from Sony > * Image shows E-mount lens line-up as of September 2019."
Proven ergonomics & accessory compatibility
"FX9 chassis is the latest refinement of the revolutionary FS7 design, allowing to shoot with from almost any position. The control arm is easily adjustable to suit your shooting style – handheld, at waist level or shoulder mounted. The smart grip is compact and holds all the key shooting controls. It has a robust magnesium chassis offering high impact resistance. The buttons, dials and other parts are sealed to prevent dust and water spray from entering for greater operational reliability."
Quick menu control with touch operation*
"The FX9’s LCD Viewfinder has a quick access control menu for commonly accessed features. With a single touch, you can press to change key settings including: • Codec, Imager Scan mode, Picture Size and frequency. • Base ISO/Sensitivity • Shooting Mode • Audio Levels Introduced with V2 firmware, the FX9’s quick access control menu uses a similar UI to Sony’s acclaimed VENICE digital cinematography camera. *Requires Ver.2.0 or higher firmware."
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