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Sony XDCAM PXW-Z90V

Professional 4K Ultra HD camcorder with dual-band Wi-Fi®

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Overview

Our take on the Sony XDCAM PXW-Z90V

The Sony XDCAM PXW-Z90V is compact, but it's also loaded with features that professional videographers will love. The camera features smart autofocus, a large image sensor, high dynamic range (HDR) capability, and the ability to shoot sharp Ultra HD 4K video.

Sony XDCAM PXW-Z90V with included accessory handle

Included accessory handle offers dual XLR inputs for optional microphones or a sound mixer.

Gorgeous, professional 4K video

The Sony XDCAM PXW-Z90V is compact, but it's also loaded with features that professional videographers will love. The camera features smart autofocus, a large image sensor, high dynamic range (HDR) capability, and the ability to shoot sharp Ultra HD 4K video.

Advanced wireless performance

When you're in the field capturing breaking news, you can share video instantly via Ustream Direct Streaming, thanks to built-in dual-band Wi-Fi. Sony's QoS (quality of service) enables high-quality streaming on a single cellular channel, and wireless FTP file transfers copy assets with bit-for-bit accuracy.

Broadcast-quality wired connections

When you need to connect external devices, there are plenty of inputs and outputs, including dual professional XLR ports when you use the included accessory handle. There's also an HDMI port, and 3G-SDI output for broadcast-quality signals up to 1080/60p.

Monitor your shots while you work

As you line up your shots by looking through the eyepiece, you'll notice how sharp the images are, thanks to the full-color 2.36-million-dot OLED viewfinder. A 3-1/2" LCD touchscreen monitor (1.56 million dots) lets you check your work before you move on to the next shot.

Get a handle on sound quality

What good is professional video if your sound is cruddy? There's one XLR connector on the PXW-Z90V's body for attaching a professional-quality microphone. Then, if you need more, just attach the included accessory handle — you'll be able to add one additional mic, or several with the aid of a mixer. The ergonomic handle also features a duplicate record button and zoom lever so they'll be right where your hand can reach them.

Product Highlights:

  • full 4K video recording (3840 x 2160) at up to 60p
    • up to 100Mbps with the XAVC-L codec
  • 1" 14.2-megapixel Exmor RS® image sensor with BIONZ X™ processor
  • 12X optical zoom (up to 48X digital zoom)
  • 273-point Hybrid autofocus maintains focus on fast-moving subjects
  • 3-1/2" LCD touchscreen monitor (1.56 million dots)
  • 2.36 million-dot OLED viewfinder
  • dual SD card slots for longer uninterrupted record times
  • 29mm wide-angle Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T* lens
  • dual-band Wi-Fi® connection
    • operate the camera from a smartphone or tablet using Sony's free Content Browser Mobile™ app for Apple® or Android™
    • Ustream® Direct Streaming enables you to share scenes as they happen
    • Sony's QoS enables high quality streaming on a single cellular channel
    • wireless FTP file transfers copy assets with bit-for-bit accuracy
  • excellent low-light performance (1.7 lux)
  • built-in ND filters allow you to achieve shallow depth of field even in bright sunlight
Special Features:
  • 1-120 fps continuous slow and quick motion in Full HD
  • up to 960 fps Super Slow Motion in cache recording mode
  • wireless remote control and monitoring via Content Browser Mobile™ app
  • S-Gamut3/S-Log3 recording captures extraordinary color and contrast
  • Instant HDR workflow with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) encoding delivers bright highlights and deep shadows (compatible with conventional monitors and TVs)
Connections:
  • multi-interface shoe supports a range of compatible Sony accessories
  • high-speed micro USB 2.0 port
  • HDMI connector
  • minijack mic input
  • dual XLR inputs (one on the handle, one on the body)
  • 3G-SDI output for signals up to 1080/60p
Supplied Accessories:
  • accessory handle with microphone holder
  • AC adapter
  • battery charger
  • rechargeable lithium ion battery
  • USB cable
  • lens hood
  • lens cap
  • large eye cup
  • wireless remote (RMT-845)
  • operating guide and license CD-ROM
Dimensions and Warranty:
  • 5-1/8"W x 7-1/4"H x 11-3/8"D (with lens hood, eye cup, battery, and accessory handle)
  • weight: 2.88 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year parts, 90 days labor
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