Sony PXW-Z450 4K UHD Shoulder Camcorder
Single 2/3" 4K Exmor R Sensor
B4 Lens Mount
4K UHD/FHD up to 59.94p
Simultaneous Recording to Both SxS Slots
4 x 3G-SDI Outputs
HD-SDI Input for News Pool Sharing
Genlock & Timecode
Built-In Network Protocols
The PXW-Z450 4K UHD Shoulder Camcorder from Sony features a single Exmor R CMOS sensor with 3840 x 2160 resolution. The PXW-Z450 camcorder supports the Sony XAVC codec up to 4K UHD, 1080/59.94p and 50p recording, in addition to MPEG and DVCAM formats. In combination with the optional PWS-100RX1 Network RX Station, this camcorder enables simple yet high-quality wireless ENG workflow, providing QoS (Quality of Service)-based live streaming that will save considerable time.
Sony’s ground-breaking PXW-Z450 combines 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) with superbly balanced shoulder-mount ergonomics and a versatile 2/3-inch B4 lens mount. It’s a robust, high performance acquisition tool for 4K and HD news, documentaries, live events and general field production.
The PXW-Z450 records 4K QFHD (3840x2160) at 50p/59.94p, with 4K Slow and Quick motion up to 59.94p*, as well as a variety of HD formats including XAVC Intra, XAVC Long GOP, MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420. The Z450 can record and output not only SDR but also HDR pictures as Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) and S-Log3 with BT.2020 colour space*.
Thanks to a specially-developed 4K 2/3-type Exmor R CMOS sensor, the PXW-Z450 allows you to use a wide range of commercially-available B4 mount lenses without having to use an adapter. The PXW-Z450 offers the same advanced features as the PXW-X400 Full HD camcorder, with exceptional weight balance and low power consumption, alongside excellent networking features.
The PXW-Z450 is available on its own (PXW-Z450) or with 4K lens, OLED Viewfinder and shotgun microphone (PXW-Z450KC).
The Z450 can record both 4K HDR and HD SDR simultaneously to support high speed workflows.* No need to spend time converting 4K HDR clips to HD SDR to get on-air quickly.
To make HDR production easier, picture quality can be monitored with BT.709 imagery in the viewfinder while shooting S-Log3 or HLG, while a high quality Focus Magnifier picture can be made from the 4K resolution image.
Thanks to a versatile 2/3-type native sensor and B4 lens mount, this camcorder allows you to install a variety of B4 ENG lenses including either 4K or HD. This flexible lens options supports a variety of shooting applications while saving cost.
Z450 power consumption is as low as 24W in normal operation (XAVC recording with colour LCD on), extending recording times, while an ergonomically balanced weight distribution eases operator fatigue and enhances stable shooting.
The PXW-Z450 enables robust, high-speed ENG/EFP workflows with high resolution clip or proxy clip transfer via Wired / Wireless LAN or 4G/LTE connection. The camcorder can also stream HD video to a receiver even while shooting in 4K.
This cost-effective 4K shoulder camcorder kit includes the camcorder itself, plus HDVF-EL20 OLED colour view finder, shotgun microphone and a lightweight 1.72kg 4K 18X Canon portable lens. The lens has a focal length of 7.6-137mm, support for ALAC (Auto Lens Aberration Compensation) and its dimensions are (W x H x L) 160.5 x 105 x 206.2mm (6.3 x 4.1 x 8.1 in.) Digital extender and focus-servo features are not supported.