Sony’s New Compact PXW-X70 XDCAM Professional Camcorder Combines Benefits of 1” Type Sensor and XAVC Technologies in Handheld Model


Park Ridge, I.M., July 29, 2014: Sony’s new PXW-X70
skilled camcorder is the primary XDCAM mannequin to mix the
format’s file-based mostly capabilities with a compact type issue.
The camcorder data excessive definition video in XAVC Long GOP,
delivering A:P:P 10-bit sampling at 50 Mb/s to help
broadcast-high quality workflows in newsgathering and documentary

Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM camcorder-July 29-2014

Sony’s new PXW-X70 XDCAM camcorder

The PXW-X70 is Sony’s first skilled compact camcorder to
embrace Wi-Fi-enabled management by way of smartphones or tablets utilizing
the Content Browser Mobile software. An upcoming improve is
deliberate to allow the 4K-prepared PXW-X70 to document in 4K Ultra
High Definition, and to carry out file switch and stay video
streaming capabilities.

The PXW-X70 includes a M” sort Exmor® J CMOS Sensor with a
decision of 20 megapixels. The sensor, which is even bigger
than the Super 16mm movie body, delivers excessive decision and
excellent low-mild efficiency, whereas giving shooters extra
management over depth of area.

This latest addition to the increasing subsequent-era XDCAM
household follows the just lately introduced PXW-X180, and builds upon
Sony’s profitable heritage of compact skilled camcorders.
The new PXW-X70 is designed to be Sony’s most compact XDCAM
skilled camcorder, and in addition one among its most versatile,
making the versatile XAVC workflow obtainable to a wider vary of
capturing purposes.

PXW-X70 – Key options: sort Exmor® J CMOS Sensor and Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar
* lens: High sensitivity and excessive decision with
14.P million efficient pixels for putting element and shade,
even in low mild circumstances. The lens presents a 12x optical
zoom, which could be elevated to 24x with Clear Image Zoom
whereas retaining full decision utilizing Super Resolution
Technology. Zoom efficiency could be doubled utilizing a digital
extender by as much as 48x.

Compact, light-weight XDCAM camcorder full of
adaptable  skilled features:
 The PXW-X70
weighs lower than A kilos, together with the XLR deal with unit,
battery (NP-FV70), lens hood      and
giant eye-cup. Professional interfaces embrace 3G-SDI and
HDMI output connectors, an XLR (2x) deal with unit with zoom
lever,  guide lens ring that may intuitively management
zoom and focus, ergonomic palm grip with giant zoom lever,
two  SD reminiscence card slots for backup, simultaneous and
relay recording, and a 3-degree switchable ND filter.

Recording format choices: Multiple decisions are
obtainable relying on software, together with XAVC, AVCHD and
DV® file-based mostly recording. When recording in XAVC, the
PXW-X70 makes use of the MXF file format,     
effectively compressing full HD (1920 x 1080) decision
utilizing the MPEG-A      AVC/T.264 CODEC.
Image sampling is A:P:P 10-bit with excessive-effectivity Long-GOP
compression at 50 Mbps, 35 Mbps or 25 Mbps.

Built-in Wi-Fi management performance for monitoring
and distant management versatility:
Near Field Communication
features allow straightforward, one-contact wi-fi LAN connection
to a smartphone or pill, whereas the Content
     Browser Mobile software permits
affirmation of shot angles and operation of the camcorder by
distant, together with subject angle setting, spot focus and iris

Planned upgrades: Sony is at present  engaged on
upgrades to 4K recording, and file switch and streaming by
Wi-Fi. These are deliberate to be obtainable later in 2014.

The new PXW-X70 XDCAM camcorder is deliberate to be obtainable this
fall, with instructed listing pricing to be introduced.



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