Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder

Sony
Product #:
SYV100
Manufacturer #:
PXWZ150
UPC:
027242899391
  • Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder
  • With Sony G lens
  • 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor
  • 3.5-inch LCD
  • 0.39-inch viewfinder
  • 4K video recording at 30 fps
  • Autofocus system
  • Built-in ND filters
  • Integrated microphone
  • Two 3-Pin XLR inputs
  • Two memory card slots
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
Screen Size:
3.5" (8.8 cm)
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.
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Compatible Media:
1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Duo; 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.
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Video Resolution:
3840 x 2160: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 8-bit at 100/60 Mb/s; 1920 x 1080: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 50/35/25Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:2 8-bit at 50Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:0 8-bit at 35Mb/s, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 28/24/17Mb/s; 1440 x 1080: MPEG HD 4:2:0 at 35Mb/s; 1280 x 720: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 50/35/25 Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:2 8-bit at 50 Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:0 8-bit at 35 Mb/s, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 at 24/17/9 Mb/s
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.
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Viewfinder Type:
0.39"-type / 1.0 cm (approx. 1.44 M dots)
Effective Pixels:
14.2 MP (approximately)
Lens Filter Size:
62mm
Lens Filter Size:
The size of the filter that fits the lens.
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Overview

The Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder is best suited for corporate videos, news broadcast, and social event recording. It has a Sony G lens integrated into its design, which offers 12× optical zoom. The camera captures videos by using the 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor. You can record 4K videos at 30 fps and Full HD videos at 50 fps. A super slow-motion is available that allows you to capture 1080p videos at 100 or 120 fps. You can control the zoom, focus, and iris manually with the three manual rings provided on the lens. The built-in ND filters allow you to shoot in bright places. With two memory card slots, the camcorder makes you record videos simultaneously or use one slot for primary and other for secondary recording. A video light or microphone can be attached to the top multi-interface shoe. Enable the built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity to transfer files to a smartphone or live-stream them online.

Optics and Focus

The camera features a built-in Sony G lens that has 12× optical zoom to provide a 35mm-equivalent range of 29–348mm. You can also employ the clear image zoom of 18× for 4K and 24× for HD videos. Additionally, digital zoom of 48× is also provided for the HD recording option. Manually control the aperture from f/2.8–f/4.5 by using the dedicated manual ring or let the camera handle the work in the auto mode. You can switch from autofocus to manual focus or vice-versa. A dedicated switch is provided to adjust the shutter speed up to 1/10000th of a second. The built-in ND filter lets you choose one of the four settings to get proper exposure and depth of field in bright conditions.

Sensor and Screen

The Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM sports a 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor renders vibrant imagery. Its backside illuminated design, and S designated buffer design ensures fast reading speeds. You can look through the 0.39-inch viewfinder to get a live view of the scene in 1.44m-dot resolution or use the 3.5-inch LCD that can be tilted to support shooting from different angles.

Image and Video

The camcorder captures 4K videos at 30 fps and Full HD videos at 50 fps. You can use the super slow-motion mode to record 1080p videos at 100 or 120 fps. This camcorder allows you to choose the recording formats from XAVC, MPEG HD and AVCHD 2.0. You can vary the color temperature from 2300–15000K as well as select the gamma curve for the recorded video. The camcorder allows you to adjust up to 99 parameters such as the knee, color model, black level, color phase, and more. Also, the adjusted settings can be saved and recalled. The Night Shot capability allows you to use the camera in the extremely dim light.

Other Features

The camcorder comes with Wi-Fi and NFC that allows you to send videos to wireless devices or stream wirelessly online. Also, the camcorder can be remotely operated from your iOS or Android device. You can fix a microphone or video light to the top multi-interface shoe. There are two 3-Pin XLR inputs to connect external microphones. With the dual card slots, the camera can be set to simultaneous recording or prioritize one slot as a primary medium and keep as a backup.

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Specifications

Brand
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Sony cameras

Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Exmor RS CMOS sensor
Sensor Type:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera.

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Display & Viewfinder
Screen Size: 3.5" (8.8 cm)
Screen Size:
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Monitor Resolution: Approx. 1.56 M dots
Monitor Resolution:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

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Detailed Specifications
Type of Microphone: Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone
Type of Microphone:
Type or brand of microphone used to capture audio.

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Power Requirements: Battery pack: 7.2 VDC; AC Adapter: 8.4 VDC
Power Requirements:
This is the battery or adapter necessary to power a device.

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Total Pixels: 20 MP (approximately)
Total Pixels:
The total amount of pixels. Describes the detail an image holds.

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Max. Power Consumption: Approx. 6.3 W (while recording with viewfinder and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50 Mb/s); Approx. 6.6 W (while recording with LCD and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50 Mb/s)
Max. Power Consumption:
Maximum power consumption that a scanner uses.

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Minimum Illumination: 1.7 lux (Low Lux mode)
Minimum Illumination:
Minimum illumination indicates the minimum amount of light required to see a ‘useful’ image generated by a camera. It is measured with a light meter and the specification is expressed in lux. When comparing minimum illumination specifications, it is important to know the conditions under which measurements were made, because the specifications vary with parameters such as video levels, shutter speed, gain, and F-number.

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Image Stabilization: ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Image Stabilization:
This is a family of techniques used to reduce blurring associated with the motion of a camera during exposure. Image stabilization helps in low light situations using slower shutter speeds.

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Compatible Media: 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Duo; 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.

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Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Frequency:
The frequency a radio controlled device can operate on.

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Shutter
Shutter Speeds: 60i: 1/8 - 1/10,000; 50i: 1/6 -1/10,000; 24p: 1/6 - 1/10,000
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

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Remote Control: 1 x 2.5 mm stereo mini jack
Remote Control:
An external device that can be used to activate the shutter in a camera so no physical contact with the camera is necessary. There are both wired and wireless remote controls for various applications.

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A/V Mode
Video Resolution: 3840 x 2160: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 8-bit at 100/60 Mb/s; 1920 x 1080: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 50/35/25Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:2 8-bit at 50Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:0 8-bit at 35Mb/s, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 28/24/17Mb/s; 1440 x 1080: MPEG HD 4:2:0 at 35Mb/s; 1280 x 720: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 50/35/25 Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:2 8-bit at 50 Mb/s, MPEG HD 4:2:0 8-bit at 35 Mb/s, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 at 24/17/9 Mb/s
Video Resolution:
The measurement in height x width of a captured video file. Common sizes are VGA, 720p, and 1080p.

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Physical Specifications
Dimensions: Approx.: 6.7 x 7.4 x 14.6" (171.3 x 187.8 x 371.3 mm) (with the accessories, excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts)
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Weight: 4.2 lb (1.9 kg) (body only) 5.1 lb / 2.30 kg (with Lens Hood, EVF Eyecup, and NP-F970 Battery)
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

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Viewfinder Specifications
Viewfinder Type: 0.39"-type / 1.0 cm (approx. 1.44 M dots)
Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Preset - Indoor: 3200K, Outdoor: 5600K±7 steps, Color temperature set range: 2300-15000K; Onepush - A, B, Auto selectable
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

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Power System
Playback Time: 64GB - 3840 x 2160: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 100 Mb/s: Approx. 65 min, XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 60 Mb/s: Approx. 100 min; 1920 x 1080: XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 50Mb/s: Approx. 120 min, XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 35Mb/s: Approx. 170 min, XAVC Long/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 at 25Mb/s: Approx. 220 min, MPEG HD 4:2:2 at 50Mb/s: Approx. 170 min, MPEG HD 4:2:0 at 35Mb/s: Approx. 170 min, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 at 28Mb/s: Approx 290 min, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 at 24 Mb/s: Approx 340 min, AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 at 17 Mb/s: Approx 450 min; 720 x 1280p: AVCHD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 at 9 Mb/s: Approx 750 min
Playback Time:
This is the maximum playback time dependent on the products battery.

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Brand
Brand: Sony
Detailed Specs
Iris Control: f/2.8 to f/4.5, auto/manual selectable
Camera Attributes
Effective Pixels: 14.2 MP (approximately)
Image Sensor Size: 1.0"-type / 13.2 mm x 8.8 mm back-illuminated
Image Sensor Size:
Refers to the actual physical size of the imaging sensor in the camera. A sensor that has the same dimensions as a 35mm frame of film is considered to be "full" frame. Other smaller sensor sizes are described in terms relative to a "full" sized sensor. (e.g. an APS-C 1.5x crop sensor)

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Lens
Focal Length: 9.3 to 111.6mm; 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 29 to 348mm (16:9)
Focal Length:
The distance between the film and the optical center of the lens when the lens is focused on infinity.

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Lens Specification
Lens Filter Size: 62mm
Lens Filter Size:
The size of the filter that fits the lens.

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In The Box

  • Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM Camcorder
  • Lens Hood
  • Large Eyecup
  • Shoe Cap
  • Accessory Shoe Kit (1x Accessory Shoe, 1x Accessory Shoe Plate, 4x Screws)
  • USB Cable
  • AC-L100 AC Adapter
  • AC Cable
  • NP-F770 L-Series Info-Lithium Battery Pack (7.2v, 4400mAh)
  • Battery Charger
  • Infrared Remote Commander (RMT-845)
  • CR2025 Lithium Battery (Pre-Installed in IR Remote Commander)

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