Sony PMW-F55 4K Digital Cinema Camera

by Sony
Sony PMW-F55 4K Digital Cinema Camera
8.9MP Super 35mm CMOS Image Sensor
Internal 4K/2K/HD Recording
Electronic Global Shutter
Highly Modular Design
Optional 4K/2K RAW Recorder
Up 240 fps 2K with Optional AXS-R5
Native FZ-Mount and PL-Mount Adapter
Dynamic Range Rated at 14 Stops
Wider Color Gamut than Film
SxS Pro+ Media Cards


Sensor Type : Super 35mm equivalent single-chip CMOS with global shutter
Pixels - Total : 11.6 MP, Effective : 8.9 MP
Sensitivity Luminance : 2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance
Video Gamma : T11@24p (3200K light source)
S-Log2 Gamma : ISO 1250 (D55 Light source)
Dynamic Range : 14 stops
Signal to Noise Ratio : 57dB (Video Gamma, 24p, Noise Suppression OFF)

Video Recording Format :
HD 422 mode : CBR, 50 Mbps max, MPEG-2 422P@HL
Audio Recording Format : Linear PCM (2 ch, 24-bit, 48-kHz)

Recording Modes :
XAVC 4K: 4096 x 2160 at 23.98p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p
XAVC QFHD: 3840 x 2160 at 23.98p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p
XAVC 2K: 2048 x 1920 at 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p
XAVC HD: 1920 x 1080 at 23.98p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p
MPEG4 SStP: 1920 x 1080, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1920 x 1080 at 50i, 59.94i, 23.98p, 25p, 29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1280 x 720 at 50p, 59.94p

Shutter Speed : 1/24s to 1/6,000s
Shutter Angle : 4.2 - 360o(electrical shutter)
Slow Shutter : 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 with option
XAVC HD/2K: 1-150p (PAL), 25p with 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

Memory Cards : SxS (x2, ExpressCard 34 slots), SD card slot (x1)
Video Output :
HD-Y or HD Sync (tri-level) V1.0
Analog Composite (VUP)

HD-SDI Output -
HD mode: SDI 1/2 Line Output, SDI 3/4 Monitor Output (character on/off)
4K mode: SDI 1/2/3/4 Line Output (character on/off), HD-SDI/3G-SDI switchable

Timecode : TC IN/OUT switchable (x1)
Genlock : BNC input (x1)
HDMI : A Type output (x1)

Audio -
Input : XLR-type 3-pin with Line/Mic/Mic +48V/AES/EBU selectable (x2, female)
Output : phono jack (CH-1, CH-2)
Headphone : Stereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker : monaural

USB : USB device, Mini-B (x1), USB host, type-A (x1)
Wi-Fi : USB host, type-A (x1)
DC Output : 4-pin (x1), 11 V to 17 V DC (MAX 2.0A) w/ battery adapter
Remote : 8-pin (x1)

Lens Mount : FZ-mount, PL-mount (with supplied adapter)
Built-in Filters : Clear, 0.9 (1/8 ND), 1.8 (1/64 ND)
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)
Battery Operating Time :
With BP-FL75: approximately 150 minutes
With BP-GL95A: approximately 210 minutes
Operating Temperature : 32 ~ 104o F (0 ~ 40o C)
Storage Temperature: -4o ~ +140o F (-20o ~ +60o C)
Dimensions : Without protrusions: 7.13 x 7.88 x 12.25" / 15.1 x 18.9 x 21 cm
Weight : Body only 4.88 lb / 2.2 kg

In the Box

PL-mount Adapter
Battery Adapter
Audio Input Box
Sony PMW-F55 Manual


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Rating: 5.0
Sony PMW-F55 4K Digital Cinema Camera
Rating: 5.0
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