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Sony PMW-F55 XDCAM EX 2K/4K / EF EOS-L_USM DSLR Prime Set (20-85mm)

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Sony PMW-F55 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount and 2K or 4K acquisition options with slow motion capability and OLED viewfinder supplied as standard.  Optional AXS-R5 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture.

Lenses

Canon EF EOS DSLR Prime lens set optimised for cinema use.  

Compatible with DSLR use (Canon 7D, 5D, 1D) and EOS C300 without adaptation.  Also compatible with Panasonic AF-101 and other cameras with suitable lens adapter.  Please request suitable adapters when ordering.

VMI EOS sets have been modified to include a follow-focus ring which will allow an ARRI MFF1 follow focus to operate without attaching an external gear and the fronts have been modified to give a consistent 80mm donut size.

Please note that EOS lenses are designed to have iris controlled from the camera body, so as a rule, do NOT include a manual iris ring. If you plan to use these lenses with a manual camera (non Canon), such as Letus, RED etc without a digital lens conversion ring, then be aware that you will not be able to operate the iris ring and this will remain fully open whilst in use.

Canon EF EOS DSLR Prime lens set optimised for cinema use. 

  • Canon EF 20MM/F2.8      USM Prime
  • Canon EF 24MM/F1.4 L II USM Prime
  • Canon EF 35MM/F1.4 L    USM Prime
  • Canon EF 50MM/F1.2 L    USM Prime
  • Canon EF 85MM/F1.2 L II USM Prime

Front Element screw-in adapters

Note that VMI supplies all L-USM prime lenses with 80mm front element adapters, to allow them all to have a standard 80mm donut fitting for ease of using matte boxes.

However, these are removable to expose the original screw-in thread to fit screw-in adapters like the Genus variable ND screw-in filters.

The Canon L-USM Prime lenses 35mm, 50mm, 85mm & 135mm have a native 77mm thread adapter
The Canon L-USM Prime lenses 24mm has a native 82mm thread adapter

EOS 20mm/F2.8 L II USM PRIME

Ultra-wide-angle lens with angle of view of 94°
USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
25cm closest focusing distance
Weight- 405g
Super Spectra coatings
80mm donut (VMI Mod)

EOS 24mm/F1.4 L USM PRIME

Wide-angle lens with angle of view of 84°
Fast F/1.4 aperture
USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
25cm closest focusing distance
Weight- 650g
Super Spectra coatings
80mm donut (VMI Mod)

Canon EF 35MM/F1.4 L USM PRIME

Wide-angle lens with angle of view of 63°
Fast F/1.4 aperture
USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
30cm closest focusing distance
Weight- 580g
Super Spectra coatings
80mm donut (VMI Mod)

Canon EF 50MM/F1.2 L USM PRIME

Prime standard lens with angle of view of 40°
Fast F/1.2 aperture
USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
45cm closest focusing distance
Weight- 580g
Super Spectra coatings
80mm donut (VMI Mod)

Canon EF 85MM/F1.2 L II USM PRIME

Shallow angle prime lens with angle of view of 16°
Fast F/1.4 aperture
USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
95cm closest focusing distance
Weight- 1020g
Super Spectra coatings
80mm donut (VMI Mod) 

Sony PMW-F55 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount and 2K or 4K acquisition options with slow motion capability and OLED viewfinder supplied as standard.  Optional AXS-R5 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture.

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Package Price
£510/day, £1530/week
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Optional Accessories

Guides

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Large Sensor Cameras - Everything that you need to know

General

Power Requirements DC 12 V (11 V to 17.0 V)
Power Consumption Approx. 25 W (while recording XAVC 4K 60p, EVF Off, LCD monitor Off, 4K 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. 150 min with BP-FL75
Approx. 210 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 4K: 4096 x 2160, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
XAVC QFHD: 3840 x 2160, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
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 with Frame Image Scan technology
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: T11@24p (3200K light source)
ISO Sensitivity S-Log2 Gamma: ISO 1250 (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 4K/QFHD: 1-60p (NTSC)
XAVC 4K/QFHD: 1-50p (PAL)
XAVC HD/2K: 1-180p (NTSC), 23.98p/29.97p w/ Option
XAVC HD/2K: 1-150p (PAL), 25p w/ Option
XAVC HD: 1-60p (NTSC)
XAVC HD: 1-50p (PAL)
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

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