Sony PXW-Z150

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SKU: PXW-Z150

4K Handheld XDCAM Memory Camcorder

Purchase a Sony PXW-Z150 and Receive a $400.00 Instant Rebate (Price After Rebate is $2799.00)

ExpiresDecember 1, 2019

The new PXW-Z150 is ready to impress as the latest addition to the XDCAM range of lightweight, easy to use professional camcorders with new functionality to enable wireless operation and 4K* high quality shooting. The flexible, effortless set up capabilities of the portable PXW-Z150 enables content creators of all experience levels to deliver impressive imagery for content and events shooting scenarios, no matter how tight the budget. The PXW-Z150 features a 1.0-inch type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor, providing users with spectacular 4K recording and impressive 5x slow motion in Full HD – essential functionality for content creators looking to deliver corporate or personal productions to the highest quality.

Go beyond what’s been traditionally possible with a camcorder; catch every moment in up to 120 frames per second (fps) High Frame Rate continuous recording, in full HD quality. The Clear Image Zoom technology operates at 24x zoom and 18x zoom in HD and 4K modes respectively, in addition to the standard optical 12x zoom. The single 20 megapixel* 1.0-inch type large sensor size offers clear pictures even in low light, giving filmmakers superb clarity and sharpness, opening up the opportunities for flexible shooting in a variety of environments. In response to rising expectations in the fast paced corporate industry, users can now enjoy live streaming capabilities and FTP wireless with built-in Wi-Fi.

Stunning 4K high quality image capture
PXW-Z150 offers a change in image capture in its class with 4K QFHD (3840×2160) using the advanced XAVC Long GOP 100Mbps codec with its advanced 1.0-inch type Exmor RS CMOS sensor. This high performance Exmor RS CMOS sensor ensures 4K image capture without binning which makes the image quality the highest in its class.

Highly sensitive with stunning picture quality
Exmor RS CMOS sensor has much high performance, especially readout speed, than the original Exmor R CMOS sensor. High readout speed makes 120fps HFR shooting possible and 4K image capture without binning.

In addition, compared with other camcorder sensors in its class, the 1.0-inch type stacked sensor is brighter, has higher resolution and offers more bokeh with a shallow depth of field than any other camcorder in its price range, allowing you to create beautiful, cinematic images that will inspire you and delight your clients.

The PXW-Z150 is the world first professional camcorder that has adopted the stacked Exmor RS CMOS Image Sensor.

Premium quality G Lens
The premium 12x zoom lens for the camcorder specifically designed for 4K imaging, giving you high resolution and contrast from the center, right to the edge of your picture. The advanced Clear Image Zoom feature doubles magnification to 18x when shooting in 4K QFHD and 24x in HD, maximizing the performance of the camcorder’s large 1.0-inch type stacked sensor.

Wide application coverage with 120 fps continuous slow motion
High Frame Rate shots can turn everyday actions into slow motion ballet and PXW-Z150 delivers up to 120 frames per second (fps) in Full HD, giving you a maximum of 5 times slow motion expression. There’s no sacrifice in bit depth and no ‘windowing’ of the sensor. So there’s no crop factor, no loss in angle of view.
Rich recording format for professional shooting
Advanced XAVC Long GOP format ensures high quality video in both 4K and Full-HD resolution while MPEG2HD format provides full broadcasting support.

Advanced network functions
Built-in Wi-Fi offers live streaming to the cloud or FTP server with the camcorder’s Wi-Fi FTP or streaming* functions. Used with Sony’s Content Browse Mobile software, you can control the camcorder remotely with a smartphone or tablet, including the ability to adjust settings such as focus, zoom, iris, white balance, REC START/STOP and more.
*QoS will be supported by future firmware update.

Compact and lightweight body with high operability
PXW-Z150 is ergonomically designed to provide a lightweight and easy-to-use shooting experience. Three manual, independent lens rings enable smooth, natural adjustment of focusing, zooming and iris control.

The camcorder can also be used in full-auto mode or completely manual for maximum creative control. Manual dial and buttons on the side of the body allow swift and easy adjustment of IRIS (aperture), GAIN and shutter speed. The white balance is simple to adjust by color temperature in convenient 100K steps.

Rich interface for professional use
There’s no need to worry about adapters as the Z150 provides a wide variety of built-in connectivity options including 3G-SDI, HDMI, Multi/Micro USB, professional audio XLR terminals, REMOTE, Composite (RCA) and Lineout.

Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
Flexible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe provides power, signal connections and coordinated on/off switching to compatible Sony accessories such as UWP-D wireless microphone systems. A supplied Sony cold shoe adaptor kit provides you with more flexibility for mounting accessories.
Clear Image Zoom
To maximize the quality of your images, the PXW-Z150 has a stunning optical 12x zoom lens that offers high resolution and contrast across the entirety of the image. Sony’s advanced Clear Image Zoom feature doubles magnification, smoothly, to 18x when shooting in 4K QFHD and 24x in HD, to fully exploit the imaging capabilities of the PXW-Z150’s large 1.0-inch type stacked sensor.

Dual SD Card Slots
Never miss the shot with dual SD card capability. The feature found on most professional camcorders, enables simultaneous, relay and independent recording.

Standard Accessories
Lens hood (1)
Large eyecup (1)
Shoecap (1)
Accessory shoe kit (accessory shoe (1), accessory shoe plate (1), screws (4))
USB cable (1)
AC Adaptor (AC-L100 C) (1)
Power cord (mains lead) (1)
Rechargeable battery pack (NP-F770) (1)
Charger(BC-L1) (1)
Wireless Remote Commander (RMT-845) (1)
Lithium battery (CR2025 for the Wireless Remote Commander) (1), Pre-installed to the Wireless Remote Commander
Operating Guide (2)
CD-ROM ‘Manuals for Solid-State Memory Camcorderr’ (1)
Warranty (1)