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Sony FS-7K 4K Camera + 4:2:2 Prores extender / Sigma_Cine Zoom Pair (18-35mm & 50-100 T2 EF)

Shoot Kit 5EF- MMB1/FF4/Cine 30

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Sony FS-7 4K large Sensor Camera with 4K record option and EF adapter plus XDCA-FS7 Prores extender.

The Sony  FS-7K 4K Camera without Prores extender is also available to hire.

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

Please read VMI’s article, E-Mount Lenses - perfect for the Sony FS7

Please also read VMI's article on Capturing 12 bit RAW with ARRI, Panasonic, Sony, Canon and other cameras using Odyssey 7Q RAW Recorder

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.

 

 

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

Weight: Approx 2.0 kg (body only)
Approx. 4.5 kg (with Viewfinder, Eyepiece, Grip Remote Control, BP-U30 battery, SELP28135G LENS, an XQD memory card)

Dimensions: (W x H x D) *1             156 x 239 x 247 mm (body without protrusions)

Power Requirements:       DC 12 V

Power Consumption:        Approx. 19W (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP28135G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)

Operating Temperature:  0°C to 40°C/ 32°F to 104°F

Storage Temperature:      -20°C to +60°C/-4°F to +140°F

Battery Operating Time:

  • Approx. 1 hrs with BP-U30 battery (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP28135G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)
  • Approx. 2 hrs with BP-U60 battery while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP28135G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)
  • Approx. 3 hrs with BP-U90 battery (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP28135G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)

Recording Format (Video)            

  • XAVC-I mode:QFHD 59.94P CBG, bit rate 600Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:QFHD 50P CBG, bit rate 500Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:QFHD 29.97P CBG, bit rate 300Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:QFHD 23.98P CBG, bit rate 240Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:QFHD 25P CBG, bit rate 250Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:HD 59.94P VBR, maximum bit rate 222Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:HD 50P VBR, maximum bit rate 185Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:HD 59.94i VBR, maximum bit rate 111Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:HD 50i VBR, maximum bit rate 112Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-I mode:HD 29.97P VBR, maximum bit rate 111Mbps, MPEG-4
  • XAVC-L QFHD 59.94P/50P mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 150Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-L QFHD 29.97P/23.98P/25P mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 100Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-L HD 50 mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 50Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-L HD 35 mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 35Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • XAVC-L HD 25 mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 25Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
  • MPEG HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate 50Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL

Recording Format (Audio)            

  • LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels (Recording/Playback ONLY 2channels)

Recording Frame Rate    

  • XAVC-I QFHD mode: 3840x2160/ 59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
  • XAVC-I HD mode: 1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
  • XAVC-L QFHD mode: 3840x2160/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
  • XAVC-L HD 50 mode: 1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
  • XAVC-L 35 mode: 1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
  • XAVC-L 25 mode: 1920x1080/59.94i, 50i
  • MPEG HD422 mode: 1920x1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P 1280x720/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P

Recording/Playback Time             

  • XAVC-I mode QFHD 59.94P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 22 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 11 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode QFHD 50P When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 26 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 13 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode QFHD 29.97P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 44 minutes , When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 22 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode QFHD 23.98P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 55 minutes , When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 27 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode QFHD 25P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 52 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 26 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode HD 59.94P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 59 minutes,
  • Recording/Playback Time              XAVC-I mode HD 50P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 71 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 35 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode HD 59.94i, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 118 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 59 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode HD 50i When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 141 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 70 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode HD 29.97P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 118 minutes, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 59 minutes
  • XAVC-I mode HD 23.98P , When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 147 minutes , When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 74 mins
  • XAVC-I mode HD 25P, When using QD-G128A(128GB): Approx. 141 mins, When using QD-G64A(64GB) Approx. 70 min

Camera Section

Imaging Device (Type) Super35 type Single-chip Exmor CMOS
Effective Picture Elements 17:9 4096 (H) x 2160 (V)
16:9 3840 (H) x 2160 (V)
Built-in Optical Filters Clear, 1/4ND, 1/16ND, 1/64ND
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) Video Gamma: T14 (3840 x 2160/23.98P mode 3200K)
ISO Sensitivity ISO 2000(S-Log3 Gamma D55 Light source)
Minimum Illumination 0.7 lx (+18dB,23.98P,Shutter OFF,ND Clear, F1.4)
S/N Ratio 57 dB (Y) (typical)
Shutter Speed 1/3 sec to 1/9,000 sec
Slow & Quick Motion Function XAVC-I mode 3840x2160: 1 to 60 frames (59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P)
XAVC-I mode 1920x1080: 1 to 180 frames (59.94P, 29.97P, 23.98P)1 to 150 frames (50P,25P)
XAVC-L mode 3840x2160:1 to 60 frames (59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P)
XAVC-L mode 1920x1080: 1 to 120 frames (59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P)
White Balance Preset, Memory A, Memory B(1500K-50000K)/ATW
Gain -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve STD,HG,User,S-log3 

Input/Output

 

Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable Mic Reference: -40, -50, -60dBu
SDI Output BNC(x2), switchable with 3G-SDI/HD-SDI
SMTPE292M/424M/425M
USB USB device, mini-B (x1)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack (x1) -16dBu 16Ω
Speaker Output Monaural
DC Input DC jack
Remote Stereo mini-minijack (Φ2.5 mm)
HDMI Output Type A (x1)
Option 4-pin, Type A for W-LAN (x1)
 

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