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Sony HXR-NX3/1 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder

Sony HXR-NX3/1 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder

Sony HXR-NX3/1 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder

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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
  • XAVC S HD, 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
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Price:  $2,999.00

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The HXR-NX3/1 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.

With the Ver. 2.0 firmware update, the HXR-NX3/1 offers you a choice of XAVC S HD or AVCHD 2.0 recording, and it supports framerates up to 1080 60p for recording smooth motion. 60i, 30p, 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: Battery and battery charger are included. However, a shotgun microphone is not included.

Firmware 2.0 Upgrades
  • Recording/playback/output in XAVC S HD format
  • HDMI record control
  • 3 Exmor CMOS Sensors
    The HXR-NX3/1 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-NX3/1 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
    UPC: 027242884632
    In the Box
    Sony HXR-NX3/1 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder
  • Lens Hood
  • NPF770 Rechargeable Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • EVF Eyecup
  • Infrared Remote Commander
  • CR2025 battery (for IR Remote Commander)
  • AC-VL1 AC adaptor
  • DK-415 Battery Charger to Camera Cable
  • AC Cable
  • Cold Shoe Kit
  • CD-ROM with Operating Instructions
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    Camera
    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, auto iris/gain)
    60i: 0.6 lux (1/30 shutter speed, auto iris, 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 Filters Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
    Video Signal NTSC: EIA standards
    HDTV: 1080/60i, 1080/60p, 720/60p specification.
    PAL: CCIR standards
    HDTV: 1080/50i, 1080/50p, 720/50p specification.
    Lens
    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
    Recording
    Video Format HD
    XAVC S HD
    MPEG-4 AVC/H.2264 AVCHD 2.0

    SD
    DV (AVI)

    MP4
    MPEG-4/H.264 with MP4 wrapper
    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

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

    MP4
    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)
    Monitoring
    Viewfinder 0.45" LCD
    852 x 480
    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
    Aspect Ratio: 16:9

    Note: Viewfinder and LCD monitor cannot be used simultaneously
    Input/Output
    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
    General
    Media Type 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Duo
    1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC
    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
    Security: WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
    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
    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)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 9.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.6 x 13.1 x 10.0"

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