Sony NEX-VG900 Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Camcorder

BH #SONEXVG900 • MFR #NEX-VG900
Sony NEX-VG900 Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Camcorder
Key Features
  • 24.3MP Full Frame 35mm Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • E-Mount Lens Compatibility
  • A-Mount Lens Compatibility via Adapter
  • Quad Capsule Microphone & 5.1 Sound
The Sony NEX-VG900 Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Camcorder is the first Handycam camcorder with a 35mm sensor to fully exploit the artistic potential of interchangeable lenses. With a resolution of 24.3 effective megapixels, the camcorder's Exmor CMOS sensor is around 40 times larger than its equivalent in standard consumer camcorders and more than twice the size of the APS-C sensor found in other interchangeable lens Handycam models. With a wider view, surprising low-light sensitivity and robust defocusing capabilities thanks to an ultra-shallow depth of field, you can tell your story in dramatic fashion. The NEX-VG900 also captures full-frame, 24 megapixel still photos, with RAW format support for all the post-processing flexibility and quality expected from a pro-class type camera. The sensor also allows the creation of distinctive bokeh (attractive defocus) effects; high sensitivity for extremely clear, low-noise images; and effortless reproduction of smooth, true tonal gradation.
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Sony NEX-VG900 E-Mount Overview

  • 1Description
  • 224.3MP FullFrame 35mm Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • 3E-Mount and A-Mount Lens Compatibility
  • 4Tru-Finder OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 5Quad Capsule Microphone & 5.1 Sound
  • 6Full Manual Control
  • 7Uncompressed HDMI Output
  • 8Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 Download

The Sony NEX-VG900 Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Camcorder is the first Handycam camcorder with a 35mm sensor to fully exploit the artistic potential of interchangeable lenses. With a resolution of 24.3 effective megapixels, the camcorder's Exmor CMOS sensor is around 40 times larger than its equivalent in standard consumer camcorders and more than twice the size of the APS-C sensor found in other interchangeable lens Handycam models. With a wider view, surprising low-light sensitivity and robust defocusing capabilities thanks to an ultra-shallow depth of field, you can tell your story in dramatic fashion. The NEX-VG900 also captures full-frame, 24 megapixel still photos, with RAW format support for all the post-processing flexibility and quality expected from a pro-class type camera. The sensor also allows the creation of distinctive bokeh (attractive defocus) effects; high sensitivity for extremely clear, low-noise images; and effortless reproduction of smooth, true tonal gradation.

Besides the new 35mm sensor, the NEX-VG900 also offers you even more creative control with numerous options to help you create the image the way you envision it. Beautiful, film-like results can be achieved by shooting video in 24p progressive mode with CinemaTone Gamma and CinemaTone Color presets to precisely control cinematic grading effects. Additionally, AVCHD version 2.0 standard 60p recording maximizes the range of creative options for movie-makers to explore. Even greater flexibility is provided by a choice of new Picture Effect modes, enabling easy creation of artistic in-camera treatments.

The NEX-VG900 also provides you even more flexibility and creative options by including a LA-EA3 adapter to utilize A-Mount lenses. When it comes to lenses having more options and flexibility is always advantageous. With the LA-EA3 you can use A-mount lenses and take full advantage of wide-angle shooting at the lens's designed focal length with no cropping.

Please note: When using A-Mount lenses with the LA-EA3 adapter, there may be limitations in some features and functionality - including autofocus support. Please visit Sony's support website for detailed lens compatibility charts.

24.3MP FullFrame 35mm Exmor CMOS Sensor

Full-frame sensors deliver a more professional look. With an advanced, 24.3MP full-frame 35mm Exmor HD CMOS sensor helping you capture your unique perspective, everything looks more cinema-like. With a wider view, staggering low-light sensitivity and robust defocusing capabilities thanks to an ultra-shallow depth of field, you can tell your story in a more dramatic fashion.

E-Mount and A-Mount Lens Compatibility

The NEX-VG900 also provides you even more flexibility and creative options by including a LA-EA3 adapter to utilize A-Mount lenses, in addition to the camera's standard E-Mount. When it comes to lenses having more options and flexibility is always advantageous. With the LA-EA3 you can use A-mount lenses and take full advantage of wide-angle shooting at the lens's designed focal length with no cropping.

Tru-Finder OLED Electronic Viewfinder

Frame your subject more accurately with the Tru-Finder OLED electronic viewfinder that conveniently turns on as you position your eye against it. It begins with 2359K dots for amazing resolution and high contrast ratio for incredible depth. OLED also reduces motion blur to a bare minimum. You can also see the results of camera adjustments in real time with superb color and detail.

Quad Capsule Microphone & 5.1 Sound

The integrated Quad Capsule Spatial Array 5.1 ch surround microphone can record with forward and rearward directivity as well as 5.1-channel surround sound with impressively low noise and high clarity. A new Multi Interface Shoe allows attachment of an optional XLR adapter kit for even more sound-capture versatility.

Full Manual Control

With full manual control of iris, gain, and shutter you will be able to adapt to almost any lighting condition to get the best shot. Also, the iris, shutter speed, and gain adjustments can easily be made via direct access keys. And the camcorder's pro-style display peaking function is complemented by a one-touch focus magnification button on top of the grip.

Uncompressed HDMI Output

Easily record Full 1080 HD uncompressed clean-screen video files to external recording devices via an HDMI connection in 24p, 60p and 60i frame-rates.

Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 Download

Included free of charge via download, Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 12 allow you to add video effects, background music, titles, text, transitions, and more. Share your creations via DVD and Blu-ray Disc or upload videos to the web, all from one easy to use program. Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12 features up to 20 tracks, 64-bit power, 20 Sony Sound Series Music Tracks and interface enhancements.

Sony NEX-VG900 E-Mount Specs

Recording
Still Image SupportRaw
24.0 MP (6000 x 4000)
Raw
10.3 MP (3936 x 2624)
Raw
4.6 MP (2640 x 1760)
EVF
Screen Size.5"
EVF Resolution2,359,296 Dots
Packaging Info
Package Weight5.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.7 x 8.3 x 6.9"
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Does the 3.5mm mic input provide phantom power to an external microphone?
Asked by: John C.
While the 3.5mm mic input of the NEX-VG900 provides 3.5VDC of Electret power, it cannot provide the 48DCV needed by phantom power microphones. If you were to connect a phantom power mic via a XLR to 3.5mm adapter to the camera, nothing will happen because there is not enough voltage.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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I have a nex-vg900 I love it best camera I ever owned I recently purchased a FE-PZ 28-135mm Lenz and I'm worriedabout the lenz breaking off is there some kind of like lens to camera mount I can buy cuz I like to sling it
Asked by: Andre M.
I would suggest the Cavision RS-15IIM(250) Rod Support System for Mini DV Camcorders B&H # CARS15IIM. That may be enough. However, I would also suggest this lens support that should screw into the tripod support of the lens. Lanparte Double 15mm Rod Clamp with 1/4 -20 Screw B&H # LADRC02. These two pieces should have enough adjustability in order to work. Unfortunately, we are not able to test these all together.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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The Sony NEX-VG900 has a zoom rocker on the body. What zoom lenses will zoom by this control? The PZ series? Other zoom lenses?
Asked by: John L.
I found that when you put your camera in cinema mode the toggle above the on-off switch makes the zoom go in and out for the lens
Answered by: Andre M.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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The description says there is an audio input but doesn't specify what type. I know it doesn't have XLR inputs so am I correct to assume it has 1/8 inputs? And how many channels of audio can it record?
Asked by: Anonymous
Your assumption is correct, the included audio connection is 1/8 . It can record 2 channel audio as well. Sony also makes the XLR-K1M Adapter and Microphone Kit. This will connect to the NEX-VG900's Multi-Interface Shoe and give you 2 XLR inputs for more professional audio options.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Does it support the new FE full frame E-mount lens?
Asked by: Weike Z.
Yes, you can use the new FE full frame E-mount lenses with the NEX-VG900.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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How do I attach the XLR-A1m to the Sony VG900?
Asked by: Anonymous
You have to buy the adapter XLR-K1M or like me buy the Tascam DR-44.
Answered by: NICKY E.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Dose Sony 35mm f/1.4G Wide Angle Prime Lens work with NEX-VG900 in auto focus Like E-mount lenses or it has focus noise like A-mount lenses with A-mount adapter?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Sony 35mm f/1.4G Wide Angle Prime Lens has a A mount and therefore there must be an A mount to E mount adapter in place like the included A-Mount Adapter (LA-EA3). Therefore if you have had noise with this adapter before, it would be there again most likely. I suspect however that in video mode any noise is somewhat mitigated.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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I have Nikon F mount Zeiss lenses (50 and 18) -- will this give me full frame on the VG900?
Asked by: Nick M.
Yes, your Nikon F mount Zeiss lenses will be full frame on the Nex VG900, but no Auto Focus, you use Manual Focus only. Please check with BH video department the special adapter.
Answered by: BANG H.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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