Sony PXW-Z280: Capturing 4K Footage with Amazing Quality

Sony PXW-Z280 4K 3-CMOS 1/2

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Sony PXW-Z280 4K 3-CMOS 1/2″ Sensor XDCAM Camcorder

Bringing Superior 4K and HD Image Quality to the Professional Broadcasting Industry

The Sony PXW-Z280 4K 3-CMOS 1/2″ Sensor XDCAM Camcorder from B&H is designed for high-end filmmakers, broadcast professionals, and indie camera owners who require superior image quality and next-level features. This 4K camcorder features three 1/2″ Exmor R CMOS sensors that provide stunning imagery and a huge dynamic range.

Choose Between 4K or HD Recording Modes

The PXW-Z280 offers both 4K and HD recording modes, with up to 30fps for 4K and 60fps for HD—giving users the flexibility to capture both detailed and fast-paced action shots. It’s also capable of recording up to 15 stops of latitude in S-Log3, ensuring users can capture the highest levels of detail, color, and contrast whether in 4K or HD.

Broadcast Friendly Features for Professional Output

The PXW-Z280 features both HD REC and XAVC Long GOP formats, making it suitable for broadcast professionals. It allows you to work with video files that are compliant with both broadcast and file-based workflows. In addition, the camcorder features an active lens mount that’s compatible with both Sony Bayonet and E mount lenses.

Additional Connectors for Maximum Flexibility of Use

The PXW-Z280 also offers a range of connectors to maximize flexibility on-location. It has two 3G-SDI outputs and one HDMI, making it well-suited to multiple recording functions and additional HD monitoring. The camcorder also features a 3.5mm stereo mini jack and a line/mic level selector that ensures compatibility with a range of microphones.

Features for an Improved Workflow

The PXW-Z280 is packed with features for an improved workflow, including audio slate, built-in facial recognition, and fast auto-focus. Audio slate is a useful feature for video editors, since it allows them to quickly align and match audio and video shots in post-production. In addition, the facial recognition feature makes it easier to track people who move within a scene.

Overall, the Sony PXW-Z280 4K 3-CMOS 1/2″ Sensor XDCAM Camcorder from B&H provides superior image quality and a range of features for professional broadcasters. With both 4K and HD recording modes available and plenty of sophisticated features, this camcorder provides broadcasters with an unparalleled level of quality, versatility, and reliability

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