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Sony Announce the S35mm PXW-FS7 180fps


Sony today have announced the brand new PXW-FS7 at IBC 2014. Clearly a replacement for the successful FS700, the FS7 features s35mm sensor, internal 4K recording at 60fps and 180fps at 1080p. Price tag of $8000 or €6000.


  • Super 35mm Sensor
  • UHD 3840 x 2160 at launch (DCI 4K is planned for early 2015)
  • Dynamic Range: 14 Stops
  • Base Sensitivity: ISO 2000
  • Internal 4K XAVC 10-bit 4:2:2 (Intra/Long GOP) up to 60fps
  • 1080p up to 180fps
  • MPEG HD, 4:2:2, 50 Mbps (HD only)
  • Apple ProRes (with future upgrade and XDCA-FS7 extension unit)
  • 4K RAW recording (with XDCA-FS7 extension unit and external recorder)
  • Slow & Quick Motion for over-and under-cranking
  • Dual XQD card slots (with dual recording support)
  • Supports S-Gamut3Cine/S-Log 3 encoding
  • Environmentally sealed electronics
  • Wireless operation with CBK-WA100, sold separately
  • Built-In ND Filters
  • Sony BP-U Batteries
  • Availability: October 2014 (XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit, VCT-FS7 15mm Rod System Available in December)
  • Price: $8,000 with EVF and Hand Grip (XDCA-FS7 RAW Unit Less Than $2,500, VCT-FS7 15mm Less Than $1,200)

There is also an add on for recording Prores and RAW similar to the F5 and F55 external unit. Sony have also announced a new compatible E-mount lens, a 28-135mm f/4, which should be available from December 2014 at a list price of $2500 or available as part of a camera & lens package.

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