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Exciting news last week Sony revealed two new professional camcorders in the NXCCAM range. According to the official press release from Sony, the NEX-FS100P is a new E-mount professional camcorder equipped with a Super 35mm sensor adding to Sony’s 35mm line-up; the HXR-NX70P is the world’s first rain and dust-proof pro HD camcorder, ideal for use in unforgiving environments.

Originally announced in November 2010 the new NEX-FS100P is equipped with the following exciting features:

NEXFS100P

  • ‘Exmor’ Super 35 CMOS sensor – ideal for shooting moving pictures, commercials, corporate and music videos, as well as action scenes in budget drama
  • SEL 18200 lens – enables shooting in illumination as low as 1.5lux when using a fixed shutter of 1/25, auto gain and auto iris
  • Adopts the Sony E-Mount interchangeable lens system
  • Lens kit comes supplied with the E18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS lens
  • Accepts Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo or SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards

NEX FS 100 Video Blog from Den & James on Vimeo.

PDF Brochure for the NEXS100P available to view here.
Here’s another video on the NEXS100P from Sony.

Nick Buchner Senior Product Manager of the Professional Solutions Division, Sony Australia and New Zealand is quoted as saying “the NEX-FS100P NXCAM Super 35mm camcorder enables budget content creators and videographers to experience a new level of creative expression”

The new HXR-NX70P, the world’s first dust-proof and rain-proof HD camcorder, acts as the ultra-compact camcorder that allows journalists and filmmakers creative without worry.

Nick Buchner said, “Journalists and filmmakers will travel to some of the most remote and dangerous locations in pursuit of a story. We wanted to respond with a camcorder that, like them, can stand up to the rigours of the world’s most challenging conditions. The internal memory feature will be a huge benefit to these types of users, as when you are miles from anywhere, you don’t want to be worrying about having to find an extra memory car!”

The HXR-NX70P incorporates the following features:

HXRNX70P

  • ‘Exmor R’ CMOS sensor – for superior quality low-light footage
  • Enhanced manual controls – to give the precision needed for shooting professional quality HD content
  • CinemaTone technology – to capture stunning footage with deeper more film-like colour tones
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation with Active Mode
  • Built in GPS receiver – provides the ability to ‘geotag’ footage when on location

The NEX-FS100P and PK version and the HXR-NX70P are tentatively expected to be available from July 2011.

For more information on these exciting new camcorders, contact us at production@videopro.com.au or call 1300 VIDEOPRO

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One comment on “Sony Professional expands its family of NXCAM”

  1. Thanks for this interesting update on Sony equipment.
    Will look forward to hearing more on pricing and availability.

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