SONY PXW-FS7 II (Third Party)

  • OVERVIEW

    The FS7 II camcorder is designed for long-form shooting and production applications, especially for documentaries and independent filmmaking. Amongst the many enhancements outlined below, the FS7 II can also record in BT2020 colour space, hence making it ideal for today’s 4K broadcast productions.

    FS7 II dramatically improves the experience of shooting with Sony’s ultimate documentary camcorder and simply one of the world’s most versatile Super 35mm camcorders. A host of enhancements, from an all-new lens mount to world-leading Electronic Auto Variable ND system and enhanced ergonomics, transform the possibilities of what you can do.

    Shoot and move. Handheld, shoulder-mount or suspended from a gimbal. FS7 II delivers the spectacular imagery you expect from Sony.

  • TECH SPECS

    MassApprox. 2.0 kg (body only)
    Approx. 4.5 kg (with Viewfinder, Eyepiece, Grip Remote Control, BP-U30 battery, SELP18110G LENS, an XQD memory card)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) *1158.9 x 245.2 x 247mm (body without protrusions)
    Power RequirementsDC 16.5V (battery pack)
    DC 12.0V (AC adaptor)
    Power ConsumptionApprox. 19W (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP18110G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)
    Operating Temperature0°C to 40°C
    32°F to 104°F
    Storage Temperature-20°C to +60°C
    -4°F to +140°F
    Battery Operating TimeApprox. 1 hrs. with BP-U30 battery (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP18110G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not
    using external device)
    Approx. 2 hrs. with BP-U60 battery while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP18110G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)
    Approx. 3 hrs. with BP-U90 battery (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94P, SELP18110G Lens, Viewfinder ON, not using external device)
    Recording Format (Video)XAVC-I mode:DCI4K 59.94P CBG, bit rate 600Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:DCI4K 50P CBG, bit rate 500Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:DCI4K 29.97P CBG, bit rate 300Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:DCI4K 23.98P CBG, bit rate 240Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:DCI4K 24.00P CBG, bit rate 240Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:DCI4K 25P CBG, bit rate 250Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:QFHD 59.94P CBG, bit rate 600Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:QFHD 50P CBG, bit rate 500Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:QFHD 29.97P CBG, bit rate 300Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:QFHD 23.98P CBG, bit rate 240Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    Recording Format (Video)XAVC-I mode:QFHD 25P CBG, bit rate 250Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 59.94P VBR, maximum bit rate 222Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 50P VBR, maximum bit rate 185Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 59.94i VBR, maximum bit rate 111Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 50i VBR, maximum bit rate 112Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 29.97P VBR, maximum bit rate 111Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 23.98P VBR, maximum bit rate 89Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-I mode:HD 25P VBR, maximum bit rate 112Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-L QFHD 59.94P/50P mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 150Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    Recording Format (Video)XAVC-L QFHD 29.97P/23.98P/25P mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 100Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-L HD 50 mode: VBR, maximum bit rate 50Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-L HD 35 mode:VBR, maximum bit rate 35Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    XAVC-L HD 25 mode:VBR, maximum bit rate 25Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
    MPEG HD422 mode:CBR, maximum bit rate 50Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
    Recording Format (Audio)LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
    Recording Frame RateXAVC-I DCI4K mode: 4096x2160/ 59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 24P, 25P
    XAVC-I QFHD mode: 3840x2160/ 59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
    XAVC-I HD mode: 1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
    XAVC-L QFHD mode: 3840x2160/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
    XAVC-L HD 50 mode: 1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
    XAVC-L 35 mode: 1920x1080/59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
    XAVC-L 25 mode: 1920x1080/59.94i, 50i
    MPEG HD422 mode: 1920x1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P, 1280x720/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P
    Recording/Playback TimeXAVC-I mode QFHD 59.94P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 22 minutes
    XAVC-I mode QFHD 50P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 26 minutes
    XAVC-I mode QFHD 29.97P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 44 minutes
    XAVC-I mode QFHD 23.98P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 55 minutes
    XAVC-I mode QFHD 25P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 52 minutes
    Recording/PlaybackTime XAVC-I mode HD 59.94P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 59 minutes
    XAVC-I mode HD 50P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 71 minutes
    XAVC-I mode HD 59.94i
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 118 minutes
    XAVC-I mode HD 50i
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 141 minutes
    XAVC-I mode HD 29.97P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 118 minutes
    Recording/PlaybackTime XAVC-I mode HD 23.98P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 147 minutes
    XAVC-I mode HD 25P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 141 minutes
    XAVC-L mode QFHD 59.94P/50P
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 87 minutes
    XAVC-L mode QFHD 29.97P/23.98P/25P mode:
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 131 minutes
    XAVC-L 50 mode
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 262 minutes
    Recording/Playback TimeXAVC-L 35 mode
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 374 minutes
    XAVC-L 25 mode
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 524 minutes
    MPEG HD422 mode
    When using QD-G128A(128GB):
    Approx. 262 minutes
    Lens
    Lens MountE-Mount (lever lock type)
    Camera Section
    Imaging Device (Type)Super35 type Single-chip Exmor CMOS
    Effective Picture Elements17:9 4096 (H) x 2160 (V)
    16:9 3840 (H) x 2160 (V)
    Built-in Optical FiltersND filters
    OFF: CLEAR
    1: 1/4ND
    2: 1/16ND
    3: 1/64ND
    Linear variable ND (1/4ND to 1/128ND)
    Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)Video Gamma: T14 (3840 x 2160/23.98P mode 3200K)
    ISO SensitivityISO 2000(S-Log3 Gamma D55 Light source)
    Minimum Illumination0.7 lx (+18dB,23.98P,Shutter OFF,ND Clear, F1.4)
    S/N Ratio57 dB (Y) (typical)
    Shutter Speed1/3 sec to 1/9,000 sec
    Slow & Quick Motion FunctionXAVC-I mode 3840x2160: 1 to 60 frames (59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P)
    XAVC-I mode 1920x1080:1 to 180 frames (59.94P, 29.97P, 23.98P) 1 to 150 frames (50P,25P)
    XAVC-L mode 3840x2160:1 to 60 frames (59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P)
    XAVC-L mode 1920x1080: 1 to 120 frames (59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 23.98P, 25P)
    White BalancePreset, Memory A, Memory B(1500K-50000K)/ATW
    Gain-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
    Gamma CurveSTD,HG,User,S-Log2, S-Log3
    Input/Output
    Audio InputXLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable Mic Reference: -40, -50, -60dBu
    SDI OutputBNC(x2), switchable with 3G-SDI/HD-SDI SMTPE292M/424M/425M
    USBUSB device, mini-B (x1)
    Headphone OutputStereo mini jack (x1) -16dBu 16Ω
    Speaker OutputMonaural
    DC InputDC jack
    RemoteStereo mini-mini jack (Φ2.5 mm)
    HDMI OutputType A (x1)
    Option4-pin, Type A for W-LAN (x1)
    Monitoring
    Built-in LCD Monitor8.8cm (3.5 type) Approx. 1.56M dots
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in MicrophoneOmni-directional monaural electret condenser microphone
    Media
    TypeXQD Card slot(x2)
    SD Card slot(x1) for saving configuration data
    Notes
  • INCLUDED

    • Sony PXW-FS7M2 (body) with viewfinder, hood, eyepiece, grip remote, battery charger/AC adaptor 
    • Sony BP-U60 battery x1
    • Sony BP-U30 battery x1
    • Swit S-8U63 battery x1
    • Sony 128GB XQD G-Series x2
    • Sony MRWE90 USB3 Card Reader
    • Rode NTG4 with WS6 windshield
    • Portabrace Stuff Sack (x4)
    • Sennheiser HD-25-1 II headphones
  • INSURANCE/ REPLACEMENT VALUE

    £6,995 Ex VAT and Shipping CVP (Jan 2019)

£150
Per Day

£600
Per Week

3+ weeks POA

At A Glance

The Mark II builds on the original FS7’s strengths by adding advanced features including Electronic Variable ND technology, a lever lock type E-mount, and a new mechanical design for faster and easier set-up.