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6. Customers who purchase one of the following lenses: SEL2470GM, SEL70200GM SEL100F28GM, SEL100400GM, SEL1635GM, SEL85F14GM together with one of the following cameras: A9, A7RM3, A7SM2 will be entitled to receive double the advertised cashback amount on the lens purchase (i.e. GBP 200 instead of GBP 100).  Double cashback is only available where the lens and camera products have been purchased together at the same time, i.e. as part of the same single transaction. Double cashback is only available in respect of the lens, not the camera. There is no limit on the number of lenses that can be included in a double cashback claim provided they have been purchased at the same time as the main camera unit.

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8. You will need a MySony account to submit a claim – if you do not already have a MySony account, you will be required to create an account. To complete your claim you will be required to include electronically the serial number of the product, a photo of the serial number on the product itself, and a copy of your original printed sales receipt/sales invoice clearly showing the name of the retailer, the product name and date of purchase. For double cashback claims under section 6, the receipt/sales invoice must show both the qualifying lens product and the camera product. Online order confirmations and handwritten receipts will not be accepted. 

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15. A maximum of 3 claims can be made by one consumer (and only one claim per product). There is no limit on the number of products that can be included within an individual claim (subject to section 8), but each separate sales transaction must be submitted as a separate claim.

16. Please allow 28 days for receipt of your Cashback once all criteria has been fulfilled; where we are unable to meet this deadline then we will do so as quickly as possible thereafter. 

17. The Cashback will be provided in the form of a direct bank transfer to accounts which are operated by a financial institution located in the UK, Republic of Ireland or Isle of Man. This is on assumption that correct electronic bank details are supplied. Alternative cashback fulfilment is not possible. Note that successful claimants will have their Cashback provided by direct bank transfer provided correct bank details have been included and receipt is valid and readable. Claimants from the United Kingdom will have their Cashback paid in sterling whereas claimants from the Republic of Ireland will have their Cashback paid in Euros. 

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18. We reserve the right to withhold and / or refuse payment of the Cashback: (i) where we suspect that a claim under this Promotion is false or fraudulent or the claim does not comply with these terms or (ii) to an individual who has submitted a claim under a previous promotion which was fraudulent or otherwise in breach of terms of the terms of such promotion.

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20. All Sony products are subject to availability.

21. The Promotion is not available in conjunction with any other promotion.

22. There is no credit, cash or product alternative to the payment of a Cashback.

23. Should you have any queries in relation to your claim, please phone us on 0207 365 2810 (UK) and 01 413 1771 (Republic of Ireland) or contact us via online website at www.sony.co.uk/support/en/contacts/email or www.sony.ie/support/en/contacts/email (IE) 

24. All instructions given within the claim form are part of these Terms and Conditions.

25. By claiming your Cashback claimants will be deemed to have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions and Sony’s privacy policy which is available at http://www.sony.co.uk/pages/privacy/privacy_statement_en_GB.html

26. Personal information which you supply will be processed by Sony Europe Limited and its third party service provider for the purposes of administering this promotion. Sony may share information with authorised Sony dealers, where necessary, in order to verify claims and prevent fraudulent claims.   

27. If you have any questions regarding our use of your personal information, please contact us via our online web form at http://services.sony.co.uk/support/en/contacts/pim/email

 

28. This Promotion shall be governed by, and construed under, the laws of territory in which you reside and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the same territory. 

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Overview
Sony FDR-AX700 (FDRAX700) Compact 4K HDR Camcorder with Exmor RS CMOS Sensor and 12x Zoom Lens. Capture life just as you see it in true-to-life 4K2 HDR (HLG) images with 1.0 – type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor. The unrivalled performance of Fast Hybrid AF ensures that autofocus and AF tracking are exceptionally precise, responsive and reliable, so you’ll have every chance to take fantastic shots of fleeting action. With such professional-calibre capabilities so conveniently at your command, there are no limits to how far this Handycam can take your shooting ambitions.
Versatile, professional-style functions
A wide range of gamma and colour space customisation includes S-log2 and S-log3 profiles that professionals use for creative flexibility in post-production workflows. Also, with variable frame-rate recording at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps, you can see extraordinary detail in playback of slow-motion movies.
S-log2 / S-log3
S-log2 and S-log3 gamma curves allow far wider ranges of brightness and colour to be captured, enhancing post-processing potential....
Summary
Camera Type: Camcorder
CODEC: AVCHD, XAVC 4K, XAVC HD
Form Factor: Handheld
HDMI Output: Yes
Lens/Mount: Integrated Zoom Lens
Maximum Video Resolution (recorded): 3840x2160
Recording Media: SD card
SDI Output: No
Sensor Resolution (Mega Pixels): 14.2MP
Sensor Size: 1 inch
Sensor Type: Exmor RS CMOS
Video Resolution: 4K
Weight: 0-2kg
XLR Audio Input: No
Included in box
  • 1x Sony FDR-AX700 Camcorder
  • 1x Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70A)
  • 1x AC Adaptor
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x "Operating Guide"
  • 1x Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025))
  • 1x Lens Hood
  • 1x Lens Cap
  • 1x Large Eyecup

About the Sony FDR-AX700 4K HDR Camcorder

Capture life just as you see it in true-to-life 4K2 HDR (HLG) images with 1.0 – type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor. The unrivalled performance of Fast Hybrid AF ensures that autofocus and AF tracking are exceptionally precise, responsive and reliable, so you’ll have every chance to take fantastic shots of fleeting action. With such professional-calibre capabilities so conveniently at your command, there are no limits to how far this Handycam can take your shooting ambitions.

Versatile, professional-style functions

A wide range of gamma and colour space customisation includes S-log2 and S-log3 profiles that professionals use for creative flexibility in post-production workflows. Also, with variable frame-rate recording at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps, you can see extraordinary detail in playback of slow-motion movies.

S-log2 / S-log3

S-log2 and S-log3 gamma curves allow far wider ranges of brightness and colour to be captured, enhancing post-processing potential. LUTs (Look Up Tables) are also available for free3.

[1] Video Level (%)  [2] Relative Stops from 18% Grey  [A] 18%  Grey  [B] 90% White  [C] 1300% of 90% White

Picture profile

You can use pre-configured and customisable picture profiles to save time and trouble when adjusting colour, detail, and gamma to quickly achieve a particular look or production requirement.

Zebra function

This handy tool indicates areas of correct- and over-exposure with an adjustable zebra stripe pattern, even when you’re shooting with S-log gamma.

Express your vision beyond realtime motion

The Super Slow Motion and Slow & Quick Motion4 let you record within a vast range of speeds, from the most fleeting action at up to 40x super slow motion, to up to 60x quick motion videos shot at as little as 1fps.

Sensor
Sensor Type 1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels (Video) Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)
Effective Pixels (Still Image) Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)/Approx.12.0M pixels(3:2)
Processor
Image Processor BIONZ X image processor
Lens
Lens Type ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Filter Diameter 62mm
Lens Cover Lens Cap
Aperture F2.8-F4.5
Focal Distance f=9.3-111.6mm
Focal Length (35 Mm Equivalent) (Video) f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9)1
Focal Length (35 Mm Equivalent) (Still Image) f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9),f=32.8-393.6mm(3:2)
Minimum Focus Distance Approx.13/32inch(Wide),Approx.39 3/8inch(Tele), Approx.1cm(Wide),Approx.100cm(Tele)
Iris Diaphragm 7 blades
Nd Filter OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Zoom
Optical Zoom 12x
Clear Image Zoom 4K : 18x, HD : 24x
Digital Zoom 192x2
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type 1.0cm(0.39type) OLED/ Color 2,359,296dots equivalent
Field Of View 100%
Diopter Adjustment Yes
Lcd
Screen Type 8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(1555K) Wide(16:9)
Touch Panel Yes
Brightness Control Yes(Menu)3
Marker/grid Display Marker
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Image Stabilization
Image Stabilization Type Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Focus
Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus Points Max.273points(phase-detection AF)
Af Drive Speed Yes(7steps)
Af Subject Track Set Yes(AF Tracking Depth(5steps), AF Subject Switching Sensitivity(5steps))
Focus Mode Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Dial)
Focus Area Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot
Phase Af Frames Yes(On/Off)
Fast Intelligent Af -
Lock-on Af Yes
Manual Focus Assist Magnified display for precise manual focus (x4/x8), Peaking Display
Exposure
Mode Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Dial/Menu)
Metering Modes Multi-segment/Spot
Exposure Compensation AE Shift(Dial/Touch Panel)
Low Lux Mode Yes
Auto Iris Control F2.8-F11
Manual Iris Control F2.8-F11
Manual Exposure Assist Zebra Pattern Display
Backlight Compensation Yes(Auto)
Gain Control Auto/Manual
Agc Limit Yes
Shutter Speed
Auto Control Range [NTSC] 1/8-1/10000 [PAL] 1/6-1/10000
Standard [NTSC] 1/60-1/10000 [PAL] 1/50-1/10000
Manual Iris Control (Photo Mode) [NTSC] 1/60-1/10000 [PAL] 1/50-1/10000
Manual Shutter [NTSC] 1/8-1/10000 [PAL] 1/6-1/10000
White Balance
White Balance Modes Auto/Onepush A/Onepush B/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
White Balance Shift Yes(Outdoor -7to+7 15steps)
Storage Media
Media Type AVCHD,Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo,
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher), XAVC S 4K(100Mbps) : SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3),
XAVC S 4K(60Mbps) : SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), XAVC S HD : SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher)
Recording
Recording Format (Video) AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, XAVC S format: MPEG4-AVC/H264, XAVC S Proxy: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolution [NTSC] XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160/30p, 24p XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/120p, 60p, 30p, 24p AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/60i
(FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/60i (LP) XAVC S Proxy: 1280 x 720/60p, 30p, 24p, 640 x 360 60p, 30p, 24p [PAL] XAVC S 4K:
3840 x 2160/25p XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/100p, 50p, 25p AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/50i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/50i (LP) XAVC S Proxy: 1280×720/50p,25p, 640×360/50p,25p
Slow & Quick Motion (S&q) [NTST] Rec Format 4K: 30p, 24p/HD: 60p, 30p, 24p Frame Rate 4K: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps,15fps, 30fps Frame Rate HD:
1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps,15fps, 30fps, 60fps,120fps [PAL] Rec Format 4K:25p/HD:50p,25p Frame Rate 4K:1fps,2fps,3fps,
6fps,12fps,25fps/ HD:1fps,2fps,3fps,6fps,12fps,25fps,50fps,100fps
Super Slow Motion (Ss) [NTSC] Rec Format HD: 60p, 30p, 24p Frame Rate HD: 240fps, 480fps, 960fps [PAL] Rec Format HD:50p,25p
Frame Rate HD:250fps,500fps,1000fps
Video Recording Rate (Abr/vbr) XAVC S 4K : Approx.100Mbps, 60Mbps45, XAVC S HD: Approx.100Mbps (1920 x 1080/120p,100p), 60Mbps
(1920 x 1080/120p,100p), 50Mbps, 25Mbps, 16Mbps/45 AVCHD FX: Approx. 24Mbps, FH: Approx.17Mbps, LP:
Approx. 5Mbps45, XAVC S Proxy: Approx.9Mbps (1280×720)/Approx.3Mbps (640×360) 45
Recording Format (Still Image) JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Picture Profile Yes (Off / PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Standard, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709(800%), S-Log2, S-Log3,
HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Color Mode (Standard, Still, Cinema, Pro, ITU709 Matrix, B/W, S-Gamut, S-Gamut3
.Cine, S-Gamut3), Saturation, Color Phase, Color Depth, Color Correction, WB Shift, Detail, Copy, Reset
Proxy Recording Yes
Still Image Size (Photo Mode) 12.0 megapixels 3:2 (4240x2824), 14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024x2824)
Audio
Microphone Built-in Stereo Microphone
Audio Recording Format Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator6, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch7, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit)
Mic Level Control Yes(31steps)
Playback
Fast Playback About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
Slow Playback Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
Wireless Function
Wi-fi® Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) )8
Nfc™ Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Terminal / Shoe
Accessory Shoe Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
Hdmi Terminal Yes (HDMI) 9
Projector Input -
Multi/micro Usb Terminal Yes10
Remote Terminal integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal10/Stereo mini-mini jack (Φ2.5mm)
Std Output Composite Video Out(AV Cable(sold separately))
Microphone Input Stereo Minijack
Headphone Jack Stereo Minijack
Memory Card Slot Slot A:Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC cards compatible, Slot B:SD/SDHC/SDXC cards compatible
Dc In Yes
Power
Battery Type LITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)11
Power Consumption (cd) 4K:5.1W12
Power Consumption (Viewfinder) 4K:4.8W12
Power Requirements 7.4V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Charge On Camcorder (Charging Time With Supplied Battery) Yes(Approx. 2h 50min)13
Size & Weight
Dimensions (W X H X D) (Main Unit Only) Approx.116×89.5×196.5mm(Approx.121×104×274.5mm(including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup))1415, Approx.4 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 7 3/4inch(Approx.4 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 10 7/8 in(including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup))1415
Dimensions (W X H X D) (Including Supplied Battery) Approx.116×89.5×196.5mm(Approx.121×104×274.5mm(including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup))1415, Approx.4 5/8 x 3 5/8 x 7 3/4inch(Approx.4 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 10 7/8 in(including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup))1415
Weight (Main Unit Only) Approx.2lb 1oz(including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup), Approx.935g(including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup)
Weight (Including Supplied Battery) Approx.1030g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery)16, Approx.1080g(NP-FV100A)16, Approx.2lb 2.7oz(NP-FV50A)16, Approx.2lb 4.3oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery)16, Approx.2lb 6.1oz(NP-FV100A)16, Approx.985g(NP-FV50A)16

4K HDR (HLG) movie quality

High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology puts a visual revolution on display by revealing far wider ranges of colour and brightness, fully realising the exceptional quality of high-resolution 4K images. Moreover, with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) recording capability, the FDR-AX700 makes it easy to immediately enjoy, without extra processing, HDR images, simply by connecting the camera to a HLG-compatible Sony TV via a USB cable.

XAVC S for high-bitrate recording

The XAVC S format19 is used for 4K and HD recording. High bitrates of up to 100Mbps for 4K, and 50Mbps for full-HD recording, ensure beautifully detailed movies with minimal compression noise. Since 100Mbps recording is possible even at the highest rate of 120fps in Full HD, high-quality slow-motion sequences can be created during post-processing.

1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor

A large 14.2-megapixel (effective) 1.0-type stacked CMOS image sensor delivers beautiful background bokeh defocus effects and superior sensitivity for capturing high-quality images with less noise, even under dark or bright conditions. This sensor integrates up to 273 phase-detection AF points that densely cover approx. 84% of the image area, for precise tracking of subjects throughout the shooting frame.

Enhanced BIONZ X image processing engine

The enhanced BIONZ X image processing engine is optimised for faster processing, to drive focusing speeds, stunning 4K HDR (HLG)18 capture, and incredible slow motion recording at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps.

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens

Custom ZEISS optics are fine-tuned to deliver the full beauty of 4K, with pin-sharp detail to every corner, thanks to the use of both advanced aspherical (AA) and Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements. The 29mm wide angle means grand landscapes can be captured, or you can get a closer view with up to 12x optical and 24x Clear Image zoom.

Wide AF coverage

Up to 273 phase-detection AF points cover approx. 84% of the entire image area. This makes AF coverage widespread and dense enough to quickly capture subjects, such as fast-moving ones that are otherwise difficult to focus on.

High-speed AF

The Fast Hybrid AF system enables data readout from a wide autofocus coverage area via the phase-detection AF sensor, while the enhanced BIONZ X image processor realises high-speed data processing for accurate AF tracking on fast-moving subjects.

Reliable subject tracking

Subject tracking performance is optimised by combining high-speed readout and processing of AF data, plus a new algorithm developed specially for movies. After focus is achieved, wide AF area coverage helps the camcorder to maintain and track focus on a moving subject with reliable tenacity and precision.  [1] WIDE  [2] NARROW

Adjustable AF Tracking Depth Range

Select an AF tracking depth configuration within a range from “1” to “5” — from the narrowest setting for relatively little movement to the widest setting for relatively dynamic movement. This lets you take advantage of specific ways to track subjects according to your expressive intentions, subject movement, and shooting conditions.

Adjustable AF Subject Switching Sensitivity

Five levels of AF Subject Switching Sensitivity are available. RESPONSIVE setting allows the camera to switch quickly among multiple subjects or focus points, while LOCKED ON setting favour a single subject.

AF area indication and adjustment

Easily keep track of your focus areas with phase-detection AF frames around in-focus subjects. Switching between focus points is seamless as well, with a simple touch on the screen to select a new focus target.

Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode)

Optical SteadyShot(Active mode) lets you shoot stable, beautiful images.

High-precision OLED Tru-Finder

The 2359 dots OLED Tru-Finder reproduces images with extraordinary precision and accurate colour. This high-contrast electronic viewfinder (EVF) lets you confidently, easily monitor composition, shooting and playback of footage even in bright sunlight.

Extra Fine LCD touch panel

The 3.5-type Extra Fine LCD screen lets you monitor high-resolution images of approximately 1555k dots, so it’s very convenient and comfortable on the eyes as it reproduces moving pictures with subtle gradations of detail intact, allowing you to focus accurately on subjects in the shooting frame. Moreover, its touch panel feature allows you to select an autofocus point with ease.

Professional menu operation

Adapted from Sony professional camcorders, access to desired menu selections is prompt and efficient, thanks to the menu’s shallow hierarchy design. Furthermore, the semi-transparent menu is overlaid on the live image, so you can conveniently change or check settings while monitoring the image.

Lens ring

The lens ring with increased depth enables easy, natural adjustment of either focusing or zooming, depending on which mode you select via a convenient switch.

Manual dial

The manual dial and buttons on the side of the body allow swift, easy adjustment of IRIS (aperture), GAIN/ISO and shutter speed.

Built-in ND filters

Choose among Clear, 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64 Neutral Density filters to adjust the light level entering the lens. This gives video makers the freedom to precisely control shutter speed and aperture for greater creative possibilities. In conjunction with the camcorder’s large image sensor, it allows creation of beautifully smooth bokeh background defocus effects without increasing shutter speed, even if you’re shooting outdoors in sunny conditions.

Dual slots

Dual slots for SD card and SD card/Memory Stick support both simultaneous and relay recording. Use Relay mode where long recording sessions need to span across both cards or, for critical recordings, the simultaneous recording mode provides a backup, for improved flexibility in client and production workflows.

Grip shaped for easy holding

The grip is shaped to conform to various kinds of hands, so the camera is easy for anyone to hold. This makes handheld shooting especially steady, even on extended shoots under tough conditions.

Large zoom seesaw lever

The large zoom seesaw lever gives you complete control over your focal length and entire zoom range. Zoom as slowly, or quickly, as needed with smooth, precisely controlled results every time.

Highly compatible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe

The MI Shoe is compatible with various general-purpose accessories and further expands the camcorder’s shooting capabilities in a range of situations.

LANC port

The built-in LANC port allows connection to a LANC-compatible accessory, so you can control the camcorder remotely with ease.

High-quality output via 4K HDMI

Send clean 4K video to external monitors and even off-board recorders, or simply enjoy your recordings on a TV, with the HDMI output. The full-size (Type-A) HDMI terminal reduces strain on the cable and minimises damage or accidental disconnection.

Time Code / User Bit

For professional workflows and multi-camera editing requirements, standard SMPTE Time Code and User Bit can be included with your recordings. With embedded Time Code, synchronising multiple cameras for editing is incredibly simple, while custom eight-digit User Bit codes allow fast indexing and media management on larger projects.

S-Gamut and S-Log shooting

S-Gamut and S-Log shooting gives you flexibility to make more expressive movies by performing colour grading in post-production. S-Log3 and S-Log2 gamma provides wide dynamic range shooting (1300%) to minimise blown highlights and black crush.

Picture Profile

Tailor the look of your movies or make adjustments to meet the needs of post-production, with ten customisable Picture Profile settings. Full adjustments of gamma, gradation and colour spaces can be saved for immediate recall and more efficient shot matching.

Zebra function

Especially useful for shooting in S-log gamma settings, where it can be difficult to accurately judge exposure, zebra metering indicates areas of overexposure using clear stripes on the image preview. An adjustable level lets you accurately dial in the ideal exposure for everything from skin tones to sunlit landscapes.

Super Slow Motion and Slow & Quick Motion

Enjoy creative ways to express time’s passage. The Super Slow Motion and Slow & Quick Motion let you capture motion in the blink of an eye, at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps (40x super slow motion), or in compelling time-lapse sequences, captured at 1fps for playback at up to 60x natural speed.

Proxy recording

Speed up your editing and delivery with the option of onboard proxy recording. Lower-resolution proxy files are captured alongside full-resolution 4K video, for easy sharing and online collaboration, as well as more efficient editing on under-powered computers. When you’re ready, simply substitute the proxy files with the full-resolution ones to finalise your video.

4K HDR (HLG) movie quality

High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology puts a visual revolution on display by revealing far wider ranges of colour and brightness, fully realising the exceptional quality of high-resolution 4K images. Moreover, with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) recording capability, the FDR-AX700 makes it easy to immediately enjoy, without extra processing, HDR images, simply by connecting the camera to a HLG-compatible Sony TV via a USB cable.

XAVC S for high-bitrate recording

The XAVC S format19 is used for 4K and HD recording. High bitrates of up to 100Mbps for 4K, and 50Mbps for full-HD recording, ensure beautifully detailed movies with minimal compression noise. Since 100Mbps recording is possible even at the highest rate of 120fps in Full HD, high-quality slow-motion sequences can be created during post-processing.

1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor

A large 14.2-megapixel (effective) 1.0-type stacked CMOS image sensor delivers beautiful background bokeh defocus effects and superior sensitivity for capturing high-quality images with less noise, even under dark or bright conditions. This sensor integrates up to 273 phase-detection AF points that densely cover approx. 84% of the image area, for precise tracking of subjects throughout the shooting frame.

Enhanced BIONZ X image processing engine

The enhanced BIONZ X image processing engine is optimised for faster processing, to drive focusing speeds, stunning 4K HDR (HLG)18 capture, and incredible slow motion recording at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps.

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens

Custom ZEISS optics are fine-tuned to deliver the full beauty of 4K, with pin-sharp detail to every corner, thanks to the use of both advanced aspherical (AA) and Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements. The 29mm wide angle means grand landscapes can be captured, or you can get a closer view with up to 12x optical and 24x Clear Image zoom.

Wide AF coverage

Up to 273 phase-detection AF points cover approx. 84% of the entire image area. This makes AF coverage widespread and dense enough to quickly capture subjects, such as fast-moving ones that are otherwise difficult to focus on.

High-speed AF

The Fast Hybrid AF system enables data readout from a wide autofocus coverage area via the phase-detection AF sensor, while the enhanced BIONZ X image processor realises high-speed data processing for accurate AF tracking on fast-moving subjects.

Reliable subject tracking

Subject tracking performance is optimised by combining high-speed readout and processing of AF data, plus a new algorithm developed specially for movies. After focus is achieved, wide AF area coverage helps the camcorder to maintain and track focus on a moving subject with reliable tenacity and precision.  [1] WIDE  [2] NARROW

Adjustable AF Tracking Depth Range

Select an AF tracking depth configuration within a range from “1” to “5” — from the narrowest setting for relatively little movement to the widest setting for relatively dynamic movement. This lets you take advantage of specific ways to track subjects according to your expressive intentions, subject movement, and shooting conditions.

Adjustable AF Subject Switching Sensitivity

Five levels of AF Subject Switching Sensitivity are available. RESPONSIVE setting allows the camera to switch quickly among multiple subjects or focus points, while LOCKED ON setting favour a single subject.

AF area indication and adjustment

Easily keep track of your focus areas with phase-detection AF frames around in-focus subjects. Switching between focus points is seamless as well, with a simple touch on the screen to select a new focus target.

Optical SteadyShot (Active mode) lets you shoot stable, beautiful images.

High-precision OLED Tru-Finder

The 2359 dots OLED Tru-Finder reproduces images with extraordinary precision and accurate colour. This high-contrast electronic viewfinder (EVF) lets you confidently, easily monitor composition, shooting and playback of footage even in bright sunlight.

Extra Fine LCD touch panel

The 3.5-type Extra Fine LCD screen lets you monitor high-resolution images of approximately 1555k dots, so it’s very convenient and comfortable on the eyes as it reproduces moving pictures with subtle gradations of detail intact, allowing you to focus accurately on subjects in the shooting frame. Moreover, its touch panel feature allows you to select an autofocus point with ease.

Professional menu operation

Adapted from Sony professional camcorders, access to desired menu selections is prompt and efficient, thanks to the menu’s shallow hierarchy design. Furthermore, the semi-transparent menu is overlaid on the live image, so you can conveniently change or check settings while monitoring the image.

Lens ring

The lens ring with increased depth enables easy, natural adjustment of either focusing or zooming, depending on which mode you select via a convenient switch.

Manual dial

The manual dial and buttons on the side of the body allow swift, easy adjustment of IRIS (aperture), GAIN/ISO and shutter speed.

Built-in ND filters

Choose among Clear, 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64 Neutral Density filters to adjust the light level entering the lens. This gives video makers the freedom to precisely control shutter speed and aperture for greater creative possibilities. In conjunction with the camcorder’s large image sensor, it allows creation of beautifully smooth bokeh background defocus effects without increasing shutter speed, even if you’re shooting outdoors in sunny conditions.

Dual slots

Dual slots for SD card and SD card/Memory Stick™ support both simultaneous and relay recording. Use Relay mode where long recording sessions need to span across both cards or, for critical recordings, the simultaneous recording mode provides a backup, for improved flexibility in client and production workflows.

Grip shaped for easy holding

The grip is shaped to conform to various kinds of hands, so the camera is easy for anyone to hold. This makes handheld shooting especially steady, even on extended shoots under tough conditions.

Large zoom seesaw lever

The large zoom seesaw lever gives you complete control over your focal length and entire zoom range. Zoom as slowly, or quickly, as needed with smooth, precisely controlled results every time.

Highly compatible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe

The MI Shoe is compatible with various general-purpose accessories and further expands the camcorder’s shooting capabilities in a range of situations.

LANC port

The built-in LANC port allows connection to a LANC-compatible accessory, so you can control the camcorder remotely with ease.

High-quality output via 4K HDMI

Send clean 4K video to external monitors and even off-board recorders, or simply enjoy your recordings on a TV, with the HDMI output. The full-size (Type-A) HDMI terminal reduces strain on the cable and minimises damage or accidental disconnection.

Time Code / User Bit

For professional workflows and multi-camera editing requirements, standard SMPTE Time Code and User Bit can be included with your recordings. With embedded Time Code, synchronising multiple cameras for editing is incredibly simple, while custom eight-digit User Bit codes allow fast indexing and media management on larger projects.

S-Gamut and S-Log shooting

S-Gamut and S-Log shooting gives you flexibility to make more expressive movies by performing colour grading in post-production. S-Log3 and S-Log2 gamma provides wide dynamic range shooting (1300%) to minimise blown highlights and black crush.

Picture Profile

Tailor the look of your movies or make adjustments to meet the needs of post-production, with ten customisable Picture Profile settings. Full adjustments of gamma, gradation and colour spaces can be saved for immediate recall and more efficient shot matching.

Zebra function

Especially useful for shooting in S-log gamma settings, where it can be difficult to accurately judge exposure, zebra metering indicates areas of overexposure using clear stripes on the image preview. An adjustable level lets you accurately dial in the ideal exposure for everything from skin tones to sunlit landscapes.

Super Slow Motion and Slow & Quick Motion

Enjoy creative ways to express time’s passage. The Super Slow Motion and Slow & Quick Motion let you capture motion in the blink of an eye, at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps (40x super slow motion), or in compelling time-lapse sequences, captured at 1fps for playback at up to 60x natural speed.

Proxy recording

Speed up your editing and delivery with the option of onboard proxy recording. Lower-resolution proxy files are captured alongside full-resolution 4K video, for easy sharing and online collaboration, as well as more efficient editing on under-powered computers. When you’re ready, simply substitute the proxy files with the full-resolution ones to finalise your video.

Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.

  • 4K HDR (HLG) recording
  • 29.0mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • Up to 273-point phase-detection AF
  • Versatile manual settings
  • Up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL)fps super slow motion

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