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Sony PMW-F5 XDCAM EX 2K/4K with 4K licence / CompactPrime T2.1-2.9/3.5 Set (18-85mm)

Shoot Kit 2EF- MMB1/MFF1/Video 20

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Sony PMW-F5 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount, 2K acquisition and OLED viewfinder and upgraded to include 4K licence as standard.  Optional AXS-R5 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture.

Please read VMI’s comparison article of the differences between the Sony F5 and the FS-7

Lenses

Carl Zeiss Compact Prime film lens with DSLR optics (CP.2).  PL or EOS mount.

These are effectively T2.1 Zeiss ZF DSLR Prime lenses optimised to work with large sensor DSLR cameras rehoused in film lens housing to give superior focus movement.

Focus direction is the same direction as motion picture lenses, no reversible follow focus unit required.

Full frame coverage 24x36mm for focal lengths 21-85mm and all have front element of 114mm including 18mm.

300 degrees focus range.

Some people want to know why we have broken with tradition and do not supply a conventional 18, 25, 35, 50, 85mm set.  This is because these are not a speed-matched set with a common T stop, so this will become 18mm/T3.5 (slow), 25mm (T2.9), then the other 3 with common T2.1.  Instead a 21mm has T2.9 and the other 4 are matched T2.1 we find a better combination.  Also the jump between an 18mm and 25mm is quite large, so 21, 28, 35, 50, 85 is a happy compromise!

Zeiss Compact Prime set

  • 18mm CP T3.5
  • 21mm CP T2.9
  • 28mm CP T2.1
  • 35mm CP T2.1
  • 50mm CP T2.1
  • 85mm CP T2.1

Other focal lengths available: 100mm/T2.1

Sony PMW-F5 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount, 2K acquisition and OLED viewfinder and upgraded to include 4K licence as standard.  Optional AXS-R5 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture.

Please read VMI’s comparison article of the differences between the Sony F5 and the FS-7

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Package Price
£458/day, £1374/week
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Optional Accessories

Guides

Everything you wanted to know about 4K but were too afraid to ask...

Do we adopt 4K now or wait for 8K?

The Case for and against 4K

Shooting with HD Video lenses on large sensor cameras

Large Sensor Cameras - Everything that you need to know

SPECIFICATIONS

General

Power Requirements DC 12 V (11 V to 17.0 V)
Power Consumption Approx .24 W (while recording XAVC HD 60p, EVF Off, LCD monitor Off, HD-SDI On)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C
32°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Mass Approx. 2.2 kg (without lens, handle, audio box and accessories)
Approx. 4 lb 14 oz (without lens, handle, audio box and accessories)
Dimensions (W x H x D)[[F_WA0001]] 151 x 189 x 210 mm (without protrusions)
7 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches (without protrusions)
Battery Operating Time Approx. 160 min with BP-FL75
Approx. 230 min with BP-GL95A
Recording Format (Video) MPEG-2 Long GOP
HD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max, MPEG-2 422P@HL
Recording Format (Audio) Linear PCM (2 ch, 24-bit, 48-kHz)
Recording Frame Rate XAVC 2K: 2048 x 1920, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
XAVC HD: 1920x1080, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
MPEG4 SStP: 1920 x 1080, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1920x1080, 50i/59.94i/23.98p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1280 x 720, 50p/59.94p
Recording/Playback Time TBA

Camera Section

Imaging Device (Type) Super 35mm equivalent Single-chip CMOS
Imaging Device (Size) -
Imaging Device (Pixel Count) 11.6 M (total), 8.9 M (effective)
Aspect Ratio -
Effective Picture Elements -
Optical System -
Built-in Filters Clear, 0.9 (1/8ND), 1.8 (1/64ND)
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) Video Gamma: T13 @24p (3200K Light source)
ISO Sensitivity S-Log2 Gamma: ISO 2000 (D55 Light source)
Lens Mount PL mount (with supplied lens mount adapter)
Flange Focal Length FZ mount (without supplied lens mount adapter)
Latitude 14-stop
S/N Ratio 57dB (Video Gamma, 24p, Noise Suppression OFF)
Registration -
Distortion -
Horizontal Resolution -
Shutter Speed 1/24s to 1/6,000s
Shutter Angle 4.2°to 360°(electrical shutter)
Slow Shutter (SLS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function XAVC HD/2K: 1-120p (NTSC), 23.98p/29.97p
XAVC HD/2K: 1-100p (PAL), 25p
White Balance Preset (3200K, 4300K, 5500K), Memory, ATW
Gain -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve Standard (x6)
HG1, HG2, HG3, HG4, HG7 and HG8
S-Log2 Gamma

Input/Output

Audio Input CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48V/AES/EBU selectable
Video Output HD-Y or HD Sync (tri-level) V1.0
Analog Composit (VUP)
Audio Output Phono jack (CH-1, CH-2)
DC Input -
DC Output 4-pin (x1), 11 V to 17 V DC (MAX 2.0A) w/ battery adapter
Viewfinder -
Lens -
SDI Output -
HD-SDI Output SDI 1/2 Line Output, SDI 3/4 Monitor Output (character on/off)
Monitor Output -
HD-Y Output -
Test Output -
Timecode Input/Output TC IN/OUT (x1) switchable
Genlock Input BNC (x1)
Remote 8-pin (x1)
HDMI Output A Type (x1)
External Input/Output -
Ethernet -
Lens Mount Hot Shoe -
USB USB device, Mini-B (x1)
USB host, type-A (x2)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker Output Monaural
Shutter BNC (x1)
Wi-Fi USB host, type-A (x1)
"Memory Stick" (MS)/SD Memory Card -

Media

Type ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)
SD card slot (x1)

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