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Sony HXR-NX3 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder

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You Pay: $3,099.00
Product Highlights
  • Three 1/2.8" Exmor CMOS Sensors
  • 1920x1080 up to 60p
  • Sony G Lens with 20x Optical Zoom
  • 40x Clear Image Zoom
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity and Remote Control
  • AVCHD 2.0 Format
  • Network-Friendly MP4 720p, 3 Mbps Format
  • Dual SD Memory Card Slots
  • Uncompressed 8-Bit 4:2:2 via HDMI Out
  • Built-In LED Video Light

The HXR-NX3 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder from Sony brings high-quality performance, adaptability, and ease of use to a compact, handheld body. The camcorder features a 3-chip Exmor sensor with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution, Sony G lens with 20x optical zoom range, and a 40x Clear Image Zoom for 35mm equivalent focal lengths up to 1152mm. It also features Wi-Fi connectivity for transferring video files from the camcorder to mobile devices, as well as controlling camera functions from your smartphone or tablet. A network-friendly 720p, 3 Mbps MP4 recording option allows for easy transfer and compatibility with computer, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

The HXR-NX3 records video using the AVCHD 2.0 format, with framerates up to 60p for recording smooth motion. 60i and 24p modes are also available. You can also record in the DV format, letting you fit the camcorder into existing DV workflows. Media is recorded to two SD memory card slots. You can choose to record simultaneously to both cards, or use the relay mode which switches recording automatically to the second memory card when the first one is full. The two card slots can be controlled independently from two separate record buttons. An HDMI output connector provides uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2 signals while shooting for use with external recorders.

PLEASE NOTE: Rechargeable battery pack and shotgun microphone are not included.

3 Exmor CMOS Sensors
The HXR-NX3 features three 1/2.8" Full HD CMOS sensors, one-sensor for the Red, Green, and Blue color channels. This means high detail and texture, even on high-contrast colors. And, thanks to Sony's Exmor technology, the CMOS sensors deliver low noise and high sensitivity for low-light shooting situations.
Sony G Lens with 20x Optical Zoom, 40x Clear Image Zoom
The Sony G lens provides high image quality while offering 20x optical zoom with a 35mm equivalent focal range of 28.8mm to 576mm. When more telephoto reach is needed a 40x "Clear Image Zoom" allows you to reach an 35mm equivalent focal lengths up to 1152mm.
Frame Rate Flexibility
The camcorder records using the AVCHD 2.0 codec for Full HD 1920x1080 resolution video at frame rates of 24p, 30p, 60i, and 60p. The camcorder also offers 720/60p AVCHD capture, 2x slow motion and 60x quick motion recording, as well as standard definition DV recording. The two SD card slots enable simultaneous or relay recording.
Wi-Fi Control
Use your smartphone or tablet as a remote viewfinder as well as a remote control for camera functions such as recording start/stop, zoom, iris, and touch auto focus. The Wi-Fi remote works with both iOS and Android devices. MP4 video streaming from the camera delivers up to 30 fps to your wireless device. Frame-rate will depend on the processor speed of the mobile device.
NFC One-Touch Remote
Near-field Communication (NFC) chipset allows users to establish a Wi-Fi connection simply by touching an NFC-compatible smartphone or tablet on the camcorder.
Built-in LED Video Light
For great versatility when shooting close-ups and interviews, the HXR-NX3 comes equipped with an LED video light. The light outputs 200 lux at 3.3 feet and 800 lux at 1.6 feet.
Additional Features
  • Separate rings for focus, iris, and zoom
  • Built-in ND filters
Sensor 3 x 1/2.8" Exmor CMOS Sensor
Pixel Count Total: 2.41-megapixel
Effective: 2.07-megapixel
Minimum Illumination 60i: 1.2 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed, iris/gain Auto)
60i: 0.6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed, iris Auto, gain 30dB)
Shutter Speed 1/4 to 1/10,000 second
White Balance Preset (Outdoor:5600K), A, B
Gain -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve Selectable
Built-in ND Filter Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Lens Mount Fixed
Zoom Ratio 20x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length 4.1 to 82.0 mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 28.8 to 576.0mm (16:9)
35.2 to 705.0mm (4:3)
Iris f/1.6 to f/11, auto/manual selectable
Focus AF/MF selectable
Minimum Focus Distance Wide: 0.4" (10.0 mm) Tele: 31.5"(800.0 mm)
Image Stabilizer ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter 72mm
Video Format HD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.2264 AVCHD 2.0
MP4: MPEG-4/H.264 with MP4 wrapping
Audio Format HD: Linear PCM 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz
SD: Linear PCM 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz
MP4: AAC 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz
Resolutions & Frame Rates HD
PS (28Mbps): 1920 x 1080/60p, 16:9 FX (24Mbps): 1920 x 1080/60i, 30p,24p, 16:9, 1280 x 720/60p, 16:9 FH (17Mbps): 1920 x 1080/60i, 30p,24p, 16:9, 1280 x 720/60p, 16:9 HQ (9Mbps): 1440 x 1080/60i, 16:9, 1280 x 720/60p, 16:9 LP (5Mbps): 1440 x 1080/60i, 16:9

DV (25Mbps): 720 x 480/60i, 16:9, 4:3

MP4 (3.5Mbps): 1280 x 720/30p, 24p, 16:9
Recording/Playback Time Approx. 290min(SDXC 64GB, PS, LPCM)
Approx. 340min(SDXC 64GB, FX, LPCM)
Approx. 450min(SDXC 64GB, FH, LPCM)
Viewfinder 0.45" LCD
852 x 480 x 3(H x V x RGB)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Note: Viewfinder and LCD monitor cannot be used simultaneously
LCD Monitor 3.5" LCD monitor
Effective Pixels: Approx. 921,000
640 x 480 x 3 (H x V x RGB)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Note: Viewfinder and LCD monitor cannot be used simultaneously
HDMI Output 1 x Type A
Composite Output 1 x BNC, NTSC
Audio Input 2 x XLR (3-pin), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Audio Output RCA pin
USB mini-AB USB 2.0, mass storage/host
Headphone Output 1 x 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
Speaker Output Monaural
DC Input DC jack
Remote 1 x 2.5 mm stereo mini jack
Media Type 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Duo
Built-In Microphone Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone
Built-in Light LED
Luminous Intensity: Approx. 200 lx at 3.3' (1.0 m), Approx. 800 lx at 16.4' (5.0 m)
Lighting Angle: Approx. 30°
Color Temperature: Approx. 5,500K
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
2.4 GHz bandwidth
NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compliant
Power Requirements Battery pack: 7.2 VDC
AC Adapter: 8.4 VDC
Power Consumption Approx. 6.4 W with XLR mic while recording, EVF On, Video light Off
Approx. 6.9 W with XLR mic while recording, LCD monitor On, Video light Off
Battery Operating Time Approx. 410 min with NP-F970 battery (video light Off) Approx. 265 min with NP-F970 battery (video light On)
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 6.9 x 7.60 x 15.5" (174.5 x 193.0 x 393.0 mm) with lens hood, eye piece
Weight With lens hood: Approx. 4.87 lb (2.21 kg) With lens hood, EVF eyecup, and NP-F970 battery: Approx. 5.60 lb (2.54 kg)
Sony HXR-NX3 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder
  • Lens Hood
  • EVF Eyecup
  • Infrared Remote Commander
  • CR2025 battery (for IR Remote Commander)
  • AC-L100C AC adaptor
  • AC Cable
  • Cold Shoe Kit
  • CD-ROM with Operating Instructions
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Required item: Recording media is not included. A memory card is required to record your footage.

    Sony -  32GB SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card
    • You Pay: $33.50
    Usually ships in 7-10 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-10 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.

    Batteries & Power Adapters

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    Required item: Batteries are not included, and are required to power this camcorder in the field.

    Sony -  NP-F970 L-Series Info-Lithium Battery Pack (6300mAh)
    • You Pay: $119.00

    Capture your desired angle of view with a quality conversion lens.

    Sony -  VCLHG0872K Wide Conversion Lens Kit
    • You Pay: $689.95

    Microphones & Audio Adapters

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    Focus your sound with a high-quality microphone. Audio quality can make or break your video.

    Rode -  NTG-1 Condenser Shotgun Microphone Kit
    • You Pay: $268.50

    Bags, Cases, & Straps

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    Carry, organize and protect your investment with quick access to your gear.

    Kata -  CC-193 PL Compact Case (Black)
    • You Pay: $159.99

    Tripod, Sliders, Dollies, & Cranes

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    Stabilize the your footage and eliminate handheld fatigue with the support you need.

    Manfrotto -  MVH502A Fluid Head and 546B Tripod System with Carrying Bag
    • You Pay: $579.89

    Protect your lens or produce a desired visual effect by adding a filter.

    Hoya -  72mm Digital Filter Kit II
    • You Pay: $129.95

    On-Camera Lighting

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    Illuminate close-ups, or fill shadows with on-camera lighting.

    Genaray -  LED-6200T 144 LED Variable-Color On-Camera Light
    • You Pay: $139.00
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