Sony PXW-X70

Sony PXW-X70

Sony PXW-X70

Ultimate palm-sized camcorder with XAVC 4K 

Sony’s PXW-X70 palm-sized camcorder is perfectly designed for shooting documentaries and live events, with the addition of XAVC 4K (QFHD) 100Mbps* recordings at 30p/25p/24p, plus MPEG HD422 and MPEG HD420**, providing even more recording choices. Also it is possible to select an output from HDMI, SDI, and composite while recording QFHD. 
Furthermore, PXW-X70 camcorder has advanced network functions such as QoS Streaming in Network Client Mode and Ustream® direct streaming mode (firmware version 3.0).

1.0 type Exmor R CMOS Sensor for stunning picture quality
High sensitivity and fantastic resolution with 14.2 million effective pixels delivers striking detail and colours, even in low light conditions.
CARL ZEISS VARIO SONNAR T* LENS
The lens offers a 12x optical zoom, which can be increased to 24x with Clear Image Zoom while retaining full resolution thanks to Super Resolution Technology. Zoom performance can be doubled at any point with a Digital Extender by up to 48x.

Specifications

Sony PXW-X70

Mass

Approx. 900 g (1 lb 15 oz) (body)
Approx. 1400 g (3lb 1oz) (with lens hood, XLR handle unit, eyecup, NP-FV70 battery)
 
Dimensions (W x H x D)*1
120.7 x 103.5 x 274.3 mm (4 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches) (With the accessories (lens hood, large eyecup), excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts)
130.3 x 180.9 x 287 mm (5 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 11 3/8 inches) (With the accessories (lens hood, large eyecup, XLR handle unit) , excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts)
 
Power Requirements
DC In: 8.4 V, Battery: 6.8 V / 7.2 V
 
Power Consumption
Approx. 5.5 W (while recording with viewfinder and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50Mbps)
Approx. 5.8 W (while recording with LCD and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50Mbps)
 
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. 120 min. with NP-FV70 battery (while recording with LCD, XAVC 1080/60i, 50Mbps)
Approx. 200 min. with NP-FV70 battery (while playing with LCD, XAVC 1080/60i, 50Mbps)

4K / HD Recording Format
(Video) covered

XAVC QFHD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:0 Long profile
XAVC HD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:2 Long profile
XAVC Proxy: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:0 Long profile
AVCHD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible 
 
Recording Format (Audio)
XAVC QFHD : Linear PCM 2ch, 24bit, 48kHz
XAVC HD : Linear PCM 2ch, 24-bit, 48 kHz
XAVC Proxy : AAC-LC 2ch, 16bit,48kHz
AVCHD : Linear PCM 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz
DV : Linear PCM 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz
 
Recording Frame Rate
XAVC QFHD (3840 x 2160)@29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 60Mbps
XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@59.94p, 50p, 50 Mbps/35 Mbps
XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@59.94i, 50i, 50 Mbps/35 Mbps/25 Mbps
XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 50 Mbps/35 Mbps
XAVC HD (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p,50 Mbps
XAVC Proxy (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 9Mbps
XAVC Proxy (640 x 360)@59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 3Mbps
 
Recording Frame Rate
AVCHD (1920 x 1080)@59.94p, 50p, PS mode (28 Mbps)
AVCHD (1920 x 1080)@59.94i/50i/29.97p/25p/23.98p, FX mode (24 Mbps), FH mode(17 Mbps)
AVCHD (1280 x 720)@59.94p, 50p, FX mode (24 Mbps), FH mode (17 Mbps), HQ mode (9 Mbps)
 
Recording/Playback Time

XAVC QFHD@LPCM 2ch@29.97p 60 Mbps Approx. 100 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC QFHD@LPCM 2ch@25p 60 Mbps Approx. 100 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC QFHD@LPCM 2ch@23.98p 60 Mbps Approx. 100 min with 64 GB memory card

XAVC HD@LPCM 2ch 50 Mbps Approx. 120 min with 64 GB memory card
XAVC HD@LPCM 2ch 35 Mbps Approx. 170 min with 64 GB memory card 

XAVC HD@LPCM 2ch 25 Mbps Approx. 220 min with 64 GB memory card

AVCHD@LPCM 2ch PS Mode Approx. 290 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD@LPCM 2ch FX Mode Approx. 340 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD@LPCM 2ch FH Mode Approx. 450 min with 64 GB memory card

LENS

Lens Mount Fixed

Zoom Ratio
12x (optical), servo
 
Focal Length
f=9.3 – 111.6 mm
equivalent to f=29.0 – 348.0 mm on 35 mm lens (16:9)
equivalent to f=35.5 – 426.0 mm on 35 mm lens (4:3)
 
Iris
F2.8 – F4.5 auto/manual selectable
 
Focus
AF/MF selectable, 10 mm to ∞ (Wide), 1000 mm to ∞ (Tele)
 
Image Stabilizer
ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
 
Filter Diameter
M62 mm

CAMERA SECTION

Imaging Device (Type)
1.0-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
 
Effective Picture Elements
Approx.14.2M pixels (16:9)/Approx.10.6M pixels (4:3)
 
Built-in Optical Filters
OFF: Clear, 1: 1/4ND, 2: 1/16ND, 3: 1/64ND
 
Minimum Illumination
[60i]*2 3lux (1/60 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO [50i]*3 3lux (1/50 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO)
[60i]*2 1.7lux (1/30 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO) [50i]*3 1.7lux (1/25 Shutter Speed, iris/gain AUTO)
 
Shutter Speed
[60i]*2 : 1/8 – 1/10,000 (1/6 – 1/10,000 when shooting with 24p)
[50i]*3 : 1/6 -1/10,000
 
Slow & Quick Motion Function
[60i]*2 :1080p: Frame rate selectable 1.2.4.8.15.30, 60 fps
[50i]*3 : 1080p: Frame rate selectable 1.2.3.6.12.25, 50 fps
 
White Balance
Preset (Indoor:3200K, Outdoor:5600K±7 steps, Color temparature set range: 2300-15000K)
Onepush A, B, Auto selectable
 
Gain
-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12,15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33 dB, AGC
 
Gamma Curve
Selectable

Monitoring

Viewfinder
1.0 cm (0.39 type) OLED Approx. 1.44M dots
 
LCD
8.8 cm (3.5 type) Approx. 1.56M dots.
 

Built-in Microphone

Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone.

INPUT/OUTPUT

 Audio Input
XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
 
Video Output
Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack (×1), Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75Ω
 
Audio Output
Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack
 
SDI Output
BNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD
SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards
 
USB
Multi/Micro USB jack (x1)
 
Headphone Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
 
Speaker Output
Monaural
 
DC Input
DC jack
 
Remote
Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack
 
HDMI Output
Type A (x1)

Media

Type: Memory Stick Pro Duo™ and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible x1, SD/SDHC/SDXC x1

wi-fi/nfc

Supported format
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
 
Frequency band
2.4 GHz bandwidth
 
Security
WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
 
NFC
NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compliant
 
Streaming
MPEG-2 TS/UDP
 
FTP
FTP, FTPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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