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Sony PMW-F55 XDCAM EX 2K/4K / MasterPrime T1.3 Prime Set (18-75mm)

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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

Zeiss MasterPrime T1.3 PL Set consists of: 18, 25, 32, 50 & 75mm lenses with close focus capability.

Please read our VMI article Why are Zeiss MasterPrimes so good?

Zeiss MasterPrime Lens Set

  • 18mm T1.3 MasterPrime
  • 25mm T1.3 MasterPrime
  • 32mm T1.3 MasterPrime
  • 50mm T1.3 MasterPrime
  • 75mm T1.3 MasterPrime

 

Specifications

Name Type Aperture Close Focus (S)
T1.3/18 mm  Distagon T* XP  T1.3 to T22  0.35 m / 14" 
T1.3/25 mm  Distagon T* XP  T1.3 to T22  0.35 m / 14" 
T1.3/32 mm  Distagon T* XP  T1.3 to T22  0.35 m / 14" 
T1.3/50 mm  Planar T* XP  T1.3 to T22  0.50 m / 20" 
T1.3/75 mm  Sonnar T* XP  T1.3 to T22  0.80 m / 2'9" 

 

Length          (Mount to front element) Front Diameter Weight Horizontal Angle of view
      ANSI Super 35 (1) DIN Super 35 (2)  Normal 35 (3)
205 mm / 8"  114 mm / 4.5"  2.2 kg / 4.8 lbs  70.6°  68.6°  64.0°
205 mm / 8"  114 mm / 4.5"  2.3 kg / 5.1 lbs  53.8°  52.0°  48.2°
205 mm / 8"  114 mm / 4.5"  2.3 kg / 5.1 lbs  43.6°  42.0°  38.8°
205 mm / 8"  114 mm / 4.5"  2.7 kg / 5.9 lbs  28.2°  27.2°  25.0°
205 mm / 8"  114 mm / 4.5"  2.8 kg / 6.2 lbs  18.8°  18.2°  16.6°

 

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
£1000/day, £3000/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

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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