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Sony PMW-EX3/NanoFlash XDCAM EX

Sony PMWEX3/NanoFlash Camera Hire

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Sony PMW-EX3 solid-state camcorder package with NanoFlash External Recorder, Anton Bauer Power kit and includes raincover, storage, card reader, tripod and shotgun mic

This package includes a NanoFlash or Ki Pro mini external recorder to increase the bit rate and make this camcorder Broadcast quality.


  • Focus: AF/MF/Full MF selectable 800 mm to 8 (MACRO OFF), 50 mm to 8 (MACRO ON, Wide), 735 to 8 (MACRO ON, Tele)
  • Image stabilizer: ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
  • Filter thread: M77 mm, pitch 0.75 mm (on lens)
  • Lens mount: 1/2-inch type EX mount
  • Zoom ratio: 14x (optical), servo/manual selectable
  • Focal length: f = 5.8 to 81.2 mm (equivalent to 31.4 to 439 mm on 35 mm lens)
  • Iris: F1.9 to F16 and Close, servo/manual selectable
  • Maximum relative aperture: 1:1.9

Optional 2/3" B4 Mount Adapter to allow cinema-style and HD electronic lenses. It will also allow a Pro35 adapter to also be fitted to permit PL mount film lenses to be also mounted for use with this camera.

VMI Standard Shooting kit

VMI believe in increasing specifications to increase kit value, so included as standard with the EX-3 is

  • Sony EX-3 XDCAM EX Camcorder
  • NanoFlash External HD Recorder
  • 2 x 32GB SxS storage (4 hours of HD acquisition)
  • 2 x 32GB CF cards (2 hours of HD acquisition at 50Mb 4:2:2)
  • SxS Card Reader
  • Raincover
  • Sachtler FSB-6 tripod
  • Sennheiser K6 Shotgun Microphone
  • Rate: £130 per day
  • Weekly hire rate of EX-3 NanoFlash package£520 per week
  • 0.8 Wide Angle Lens£25 per day
  • 2/3rd-inch B4 Lens Adapter £40 per day

Guides: information XDCAM - advantages, workflows and links 

Tapeless Acquisition and Production

Useful XDCAM Links

NanoFlash or Ki Pro mini external recorder increases the bit rate and make this camcorder Broadcast quality

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