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Sony PMW-F55 XDCAM EX 2K/4K / Sigma_Cine Zoom Pair (18-35mm & 50-100 T2 EF)

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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.  Please note that VMI cameras are fitted with the with DNxHD option. 

Optional AXS-R7 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture which we supply as a subsidised kit form complete with the AXS-R7 for high speed RAW capture.  Click here for package.

Lenses

A pair of Sigma 18-35mm/T2 & Sigma 50-100/T2 Cine High-Speed Zoom Lenses incorporates native Canon EF mounts. 

Completely new design from the previous DSLR optical range with new optics, new mechanics and genuine film housing with clear focus scale marked in feet.

These are genuine film lenses with EF mounts, so are heavier than DSLR zooms but optically they are beautiful, don't breathe (zoom when focussing) and will hold focus when zooming.  They are heavier than the equivalent DSLR zooms though (1.45kg/3.19lb), so will need to use the lens support foot (supplied) as the EF mount won't support it without.

Read independent Imago review of Sigma Prime Lenses

It provides an image circle that covers Super 35mm-sized sensors and features a maximum T-stop of 2, and the aperture does not ramp over the zoom range. It shares common lens gear positions with the other lens in the Sigma High Speed Zoom lineup, which makes for rapid lens changes.

The 9-bladed iris provides round out-of-focus highlights for a natural-looking bokeh. The lens barrel features 180° of rotation from close focus to infinity, and the zoom barrel rotates 160°, and the clickless iris ring features 60° of rotation. All three lens control rings are geared with cine-standard 0.8 Mod gears, and the focus scale is marked in feet. 
The front of the lens is 95mm in diameter with a removable 1/4"-20 support foot that helps support the lens with the aid of a 1/4"-20 rod-mounted lens support (supplied).

Colour Balance

All of the lenses in the lineup are designed to comply with SIGMA's CCI standard simplifying when intercutting between lenses.

Dust-Proof and Splash-Proof Design

Sharing the same dust-proof and splash-proof construction as the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM|Sports, each ring and mount is sealed to prevent water and dust from entering.

All Metal Body Construction

The lens body is made completely of metal to stand up to the rigors of the production day.

Lens Markings

The main lens markings are in luminous paint for easy visibility in low light situations. The intermediate markings are laser-engraved for durability. The focus and zoom markings are readable from either side of the lens.

Lens Front

The lens features a 95mm front diameter for compatibility with a wide variety of matte boxes and incorporates an 82mm front filter thread.

Lens Gears

All lens gears in the Sigma zoom range are standard 0.8 Mod and feature a damper that eliminates metallic sounds when you reach the end of the lens travel.

Sigma 18-35mm T2 Cine High-Speed Zoom Lens (Canon EF) 

  • T2 Consistent aperture over entire zoom range
  • Engineered for 4K with very high resolution, high contrast
  • Native Canon EF mount
  • Covers Super 35 Sensor Sizes
  • 9 Blade Iris for Attractive Bokeh
  • Weighs Only 1.45kg.
  • Consistent contrast, resolution and field illumination across the whole focus and zoom range
  • Compatible with all EF cameras and accessories
  • Colour-matched to existing prime and zoom lenses
  • High optical resolving power and optomechanical design to meet all 4K shooting requirements
    Significantly reduced ‘focus breathing’ means less distortion and more consistent shooting
  • 95mm front element.

Sigma 50-100mm T2 Cine High-Speed Zoom Lens (Canon EF) 

  • T2 Consistent aperture over entire zoom range
  • Engineered for 4K with very high resolution, high contrast
  • Native Canon EF mount
  • Covers Super 35 Sensor Sizes
  • 9 Blade Iris for Attractive Bokeh
  • Weighs Only 1.89.
  • Consistent contrast, resolution and field illumination across the whole focus and zoom range
  • Compatible with all EF cameras and accessories
  • Colour-matched to existing prime and zoom lenses
  • High optical resolving power and optomechanical design to meet all 4K shooting requirements
    Significantly reduced ‘focus breathing’ means less distortion and more consistent shooting
  • 95mm front element.

Supplied on a 3 day hire rate.

 

 

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.  Please note that VMI cameras are fitted with the with DNxHD option. 

Optional AXS-R7 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture which we supply as a subsidised kit form complete with the AXS-R7 for high speed RAW capture.  Click here for package.

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Package Price
£660/day, £1980/week
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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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