PXW-Z280 - World-Leading 4K HDR Handheld Camcorder With 4K 3CMOS 1/2-Type Sensor And Revolutionary Networking Capabilities For Professionals.
World-Leading 4K HDR Handheld Camcorder With 4K 3CMOS 1/2-Type Sensor And Revolutionary Networking Capabilities For Professionals.
World's first 1/2-type 3CMOS Sensor for broadcast 4K
The Z280’s all-new Exmor R™ imager is custom-designed for broadcast 4K acquisition. Its three 1/2-type Exmor R™ CMOS deliver a deep depth of field with superb image quality. Red, blue, and green light are independently captured by separate image sensors, contributing to high resolution, high sensitivity of F12 (59.94p) and wide dynamic range. An advanced LSI (featuring intelligent noise reduction and enhanced detail reproduction) delivers remarkably lifelike 4K 4:2:2 10-bit images.
17x professional HD zoom lens with three independent rings with end-stop and large focal length
"The PXW-Z280 is equipped with a 17x professional zoom lens able to zoom from 30.3mm to 515mm (35mm equivalent). The 1/2-inch type lens has three independent control rings with end-stop, which allows manual control of focus, zoom and iris, making for better and faster adjustment. The image can be enlarged in HD mode up to 34x zoom equivalent while maintaining Full HD resolution thanks to digital extender."
Spectacular HDR performance
"Demand for HDR content is increasing and Z280 offers you a choice of two powerful workflows. • S-Log3 is the proven choice for premium applications where you wish to capture as much data as possible for the ultimate flexibility in grading • Instant HDR Workflow is all about speed. Shoot, edit and view content in Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) to deliver content quickly without compromising on imaging expression and quality of content"
Amazingly fast precision auto focus
The PXW-Z280 features newly developed Face detection AF. You can choose between Face Priority AF and Face Only AF. Simply keep the person in frame and and however you move to obtain a better angle, you can be confident the PXW-Z280 will keep your subject in pin-sharp focus.
Built-in electronic Variable ND Filters
Sony’s ground-breaking integration of electronic variable ND Filters into the body of a camcorder enables fast, agile shooting. Moving from shadowy interiors to bright sun-lit exteriors is no problem. Unlike conventional optical ND filters, electronic ND filter can be controlled from 1/4ND to 1/128ND linearly while ND Filters can be set to fully auto. Even manually adjust Depth of Field using the iris lens ring, In PXW-Z280 to maintain constant exposure without changing gain nor shutter speed.
12G-SDI accelerated workflow
Revolutionise your workflow with 12Gbps content transfer – four times the bandwidth of 3G-SDI over a single cable and ideal for working with highest quality 4K content or speeding through HD content. Sony is the first broadcast manufacturer to build 12G-SDI into a compact handheld camcorder. Once you’ve tried it, you won’t want to use anything else.
Accurate OLED viewfinder
An expansive 0.5-inch high quality OLED viewfinder is perfectly offset for right-eye or left-eye viewing. OLED’s superb accuracy, high contrast and high resolution (2.36M dot) enables precise manual focus and eliminates any colour-breaking phenomenon.
Dual Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
"MI Shoe provides power, signal connections and coordinated on/off switching to compatible Sony accessories. For example, you can connect and control Sony wireless microphone systems such as the UWP-D11 or UWP-D12 or attach the HVL-LBPC light *Connectors at front and back of camcorder maximise operational flexibility. *Accessories sold separately. HVL-LBPC light does not draw power from PXW-Z280."
Dual XLR and 4 Channel Audio
The PXW-Z280 offers superior professional audio capabilities with independent volume dials enabling precision control of external audio inputs, including an MI-shoe attached microphone.
Dual SxS media slots
Camcorder is equipped with two SxS memory card slots, can record in Simul, Relay or Back up mode. Simul mode permits simultaneous recording to two memory cards. Relay mode auto switch recording from the first to the second memory card when the first is full to extend recording times. In Back up mode, set up the two Start/Stop buttons on the PXW-Z280, one on the grip and one on the camcorder body, to independently start and stop recording on different memory cards while recording in Simul mode.
Networked for high mobility
The PXW-Z280 comes with 5GHz* and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi as standard – simply turn on and log onto your preferred network to enable a host of advanced wireless production features:
High performance, proven recording formats
"PXW-Z280 offers complete production flexibility with built-in support for a wide variety of production formats. • High quality XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP recordings • Broadcast-standard MPEG HD422 and MPEG HD • DVCAM at 25 Mbps in MXF file format"
Copy to USB
Clip Copy to HDD / SSD with USB 3.0. High-res and Proxy clips can be extracted to USB storage at high speed. On-site backup is easily possible.
Full Aperture Open
Full aperture opens at 1.9 and also remains same during Tele/ Wide shooting function.
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