Sony PXW-X70 / 4K 12260506

  • Brand:  Sony
  • Product Code:  Sony PXW-X70 / 4K
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2,010.72€ 2,512.80€

Ex Tax: 1,675.60€

4K camcorder in handheld design SONY X70 with 1.0 inch CMOS sensor including 4K recording license (CBKZ-X70FX)

The Sony PXW-X70 has a 1.0 "Exmor R CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels . The sensor is even larger than with Super 16 mm film and delivers high resolution and a fantastic low light -Performance, it is also possible to control the depth of field more precisely - a great advantage in today's versatile shooting conditions.The new Sony camcorder is capable of high definition in XAVC Long GOP with a scan of 422 10 bit and 50 Mbit / s record. This in turn supports a workflow in broadcast quality that comes with increasingly diverse professional applications. the ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T * lens reaches a Fix12x optical zoom , which can be doubled to 24x with clear image zoom and doubled again to 48x with a digital extender. The ND filter function allows you to choose between four conventional mechanical ND filter positions. The advanced features include WLAN / near field communication with Content Browser Mobile as well as two card slots , "Simul" or "Relay" recording and independent recording control.

With the 4K license , users of the PXW-X70 can upgrade their camcorder and then work with four times the resolution. Allows QFHD recordings in XAVC 4K, 3480 x 2160 / 24p, 25p, 30p.

VIDEO: Recordings of the SONY PXW-X70 camcorder in 4K resolution with 24 frames per second

main features

1.0 inch Exmor R CMOS sensor for first class image quality

High sensitivity and fantastic resolution with 14.2 million effective pixels that reproduce all details and colors even in poor lighting conditions.

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T * lens

The lens impresses with a 12x optical zoom, which can be expanded up to 24x with clear image zoom. Thanks to the super-resolution technology, the resolution remains the same here. With a digital extender, the zoom performance can be doubled up to 48 times.

Compact, lightweight Sony XDCAM camcorder full of flexible, professional features

Even with an XLR handle, battery (NP-FV70), lens cover and large eyepiece cup, the Sony PXW-X70 weighs less than 1.4 kg. It offers professional interfaces such as 3G-SDI and HDMI output connections as well as a handle with 2 x XLR and a zoom lever. Other professional features include a manual aperture ring with which the zoom and focus can be controlled intuitively, an ergonomic handle with a large zoom lever, two slots for SD memory cards for back-ups, simultaneous and relay recording and an ND filter with three levels.

Large selection of recording formats and 4K capable

Offers several options for different applications, including XAVC, AVCHD and file-based recording with DV. For XAVC recording, the Sony PXW-X70 uses the MXF file format, which efficiently compresses Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) using the MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 codec. The 10-bit image scanning takes place in a ratio of 4: 2: 2 with a highly efficient long GOP compression rate of 50 Mbit / s, 35 Mbit / s or 25 Mbit / s. With the CBKZ-X70FX 4K recording license you can record in the format QFHD - in XAVC 30p, 25p or 24p.

Integrated WLAN control for sighting and remote control

The near field communication ensures a simple and immediate WiFi connection with a smartphone or tablet. The Content Browser Mobile app enables the recording angle to be checked and the camcorder to be operated by remote control (adjustment of field angle range / spot focus / aperture, etc.).


Special features of the Sony PXW-X70

4K capable 1.0 "-Exmor-R-CMOS sensor for different recording conditions

The Sony PXW-X70 has a 4K-capable 1.0 "Extreme R-CMOS sensor, which ensures high resolution, high sensitivity, low noise and a wide dynamic range. Improve the sensor's 14.2 million effective pixels recording under extreme lighting conditions and open up more creative freedom for the user.

High sensitivity and resolution

Thanks to the 1.0 "Exmor-R CMOS sensor, the Sony PXW-X70 achieves a high sensitivity, which is 1.67 steps brighter than that of a 1 / 2.88" sensor. In addition, the camcorder convinces with a higher resolution than all other models in this price range. The 1.0 "sensor is not only brighter, it also offers more bokeh with shallow depth of field than 1/3" or 1 / 4.7 "sensors.

Advanced BIONZ X image processing

The further developed BIONZ image processor offers more realistic images and forms the basis of new functions that use faster processing.

Compact housing

The palm-sized PXW-X70 has an ergonomic design with low weight and high usability.


WLAN / NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile

Using a WiFi connection, the Sony PXW-X70 can be remote controlled via a smartphone or tablet (iOS 4.3 over 7.0 or Android 2.3 over 4.3). Recorded video files can also be transferred from the camcorder to a smartphone in MP4 format. * One-touch authentication is also possible with smartphones that have an NFC connection. The required smartphone app Content Browser Mobile ™ can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or App Store.

The WiFi functionality cannot be guaranteed for all smartphones and tablets.


Multi-format recording and 4K capable

The Sony PXW-X70 records in XAVC Long GOP 422 10 bit 1,920 x 1,080 50p / 60p / 50i / 60i / 30p / 25p / 24p at 50 Mbit / s and 35 Mbit / s, or in 1,920 x 1,080 50i / 60i at 25 Mbit / s and in 1,280 x720 50p / 60p at 50 Mbit / s. It is also possible to use 8 bits in AVCHD 420 at 1,920 x 1,080, 1,280 x 720, DV and in XAVC 4K, 3480 x 2160 / 24p, 25p, 30p.

Two media slots, "Simul" or "Relay" recording and independent recording control

The Sony PXW-X70 is equipped with two slots for memory cards. The camcorder is compatible with the Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo and Memory Stick XC-HG Duo media, as well as SDXC and SDHC cards. Thanks to two media slots, the camcorder can record in either "Simul" or "Relay" mode. The "Simul" mode enables simultaneous recording on two memory cards, while the "Relay" mode automatically switches from the first to the second memory card when the first is full. In "Simul" mode, the user can set the two start / stop buttons on the Sony PXW-X70, one on the handle and the other on the camcorder housing, so that they start / stop recording independently on different memory cards.

ND filter control mechanism

The Sony PXW-X70 has a variable ND filter function that lets you choose four conventional mechanical ND filter positions from 1 / 4ND, 1/16 to 1 / 64ND.


ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens

The Sony PXW-X70 is equipped with a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T * Fix lens with a 29 mm wide-angle view, which is ideal for large landscapes and convinces with a 12x optical zoom.

Clear Image Zoom

The 12x optical zoom can be doubled to 24x zoom power with clear image zoom. Thanks to the super-resolution technology, the entire resolution is retained. A digital extender can double this again to 48 times zoom power. Super Resolution Technology is an intelligent interpolation system from Sony that analyzes the input image and increases the resolution of the image.

aperture ring

The aperture ring allows smooth and natural adjustment of focus or zoom, depending on the mode selected.

Manual control options

The manual rotary knob and the buttons on the side of the housing enable quick and easy adjustment of the aperture, GAIN / ISO values ​​and shutter speed.

Slow & quick motion function

Flowing recordings in slow motion or as a time lapse are possible without any additional processing in Full HD quality. If the recording format is set to 25p and the frame rate to 50 frames / s, it is very easy to work with double slow motion. Alternatively, you can set the frame rate to 1 frame / s and rotate it with a 50x time-lapse. The camera must be in XAVC & AVCHD mode (not DV mode) and in manual mode to be able to enter S&Q Motion mode.


image profile

You can create the look of the recordings very precisely before shooting by making the gradation (black level, gamma and black gamma), tuning mode, intensity, tone and depth) and other basic settings (gamma and others). The set parameters can be saved as a profile in addition to the other settings. A total of up to seven profiles can be stored.

99 camera profiles

Up to 99 camera settings can be saved under different profile numbers. Users can transfer the settings from one PXW-X70 to another PXW-X70 in order to set several cameras exactly the same (only works with cameras of the same model). In addition, users can save the camera settings of each scene so that they can be recalled immediately.

Multi-interface accessory shoe (MI accessory shoe) for flexible connection without XLR cable

The MI shoe * on the Sony PXW-X70 enables the assembly of the supplied handle, which can be used to start / stop the recording, zoom and audio control. With the MI accessory shoe connection and the optional adapter SMAD-P3, audio signals from the radio microphone systems UWP-D11 or UWP-D12 can be forwarded from the radio microphone receiver to the PXW-X70 without an XLR cable. The receiver can be powered by the PXW-X70 and a battery is not required to operate the receiver.

* The use of the HVL-LBPC lamp with the MI shoe is not recommended because the battery requirement is too high. If the handle is attached to the MI shoe, it is not possible to use the MI shoe to control the DWZ-D receiver.

Viewfinder with impressive OLED technology

The 0.39 "OLED viewfinder offers the outstanding brightness, contrast and response of OLED. The high resolution of the viewfinder (1,440,000 pixels) enables better accuracy when manually adjusting the focus and eliminates any color refraction effects.

High resolution LCD

The Sony PXW-X70 contains a 3.5 "LCD with 1,555,000 pixels, which is characterized by high resolution and flexible arrangement.

Large selection of connections

The camcorder offers numerous connections for the broadcast workflow, including 3G HD-SDI, HDMI®, USB and a composite output. The signal that triggers the recording can be sent via SDI and HDMI to connect to an external recording device.


scope of delivery

1 x Sony PXW-X70

1 x CBKZ-X70FX 4K recording license

1 x XLR handle

1 x sun visor

1 x lens flap

1 x large eyecup

1 x accessory shoe set

1 x USB cable

1 x battery pack (NP-FV70)

1 x power supply (AC-L200D)

1 x power cable (power cord)

1 x wireless remote control (RMT-845)

1 x lithium battery (CR2025) for wireless remote control

1 x operating instructions printed 1 x CD-ROM

1 x instruction manual for fixed memory handheld camcorder "

1 x guarantee card


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