The popular PXW-X70 palm-sized camcorder continues to evolve with theaddition of XAVC 4K (QFHD) 100Mbps* recordings at 30p/25p/24p, plus MPEG HD422 and MPEG HD420**, providing even more recording choices. It is possible to select an output from HDMI, SDI, and composite while recording QFHD, plus a salvage function for XAVC file is available***. The camcorder also records XAVC HD, AVCHD and DV with advanced network functions such as QoS Streaming in Network Client Mode and Ustream® direct streaming added via firmware version 3.0. The PXW-X70 gives users the ultimate balance between picture quality, advanced functionality and compact size.
* XAVC 4K (QFHD) 100Mbps recording requires Version 3.0 firmware plus optional CBKZ-X70FX software key.
**MPEG HD recording requires Version 3.0 firmware plus optional CBKZ-SLMP upgrade.
*** Requires Version 3.0 firmware or higher.
Network functions including Ustream and QoS Streaming*
The PXW-X70 is packed with all the latest network functions, from QoS Streaming for high quality of transmission when streaming to the PWS-100RX1 in Network Client Mode, to direct streaming using Ustream, with no need for a separate PC setup when using version 3.0 or higher firmware. The camcorder also provides Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile™ software.
1.0 type Exmor R CMOS Sensor for stunning picture quality
High sensitivity and fantastic resolution with 14.2 million effective pixels delivers striking detail and colors, even in low light conditions.
Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens
The lens offers a 12x optical zoom, which can be increased to 24x with Clear Image Zoom while retaining full resolution thanks to Super Resolution Technology. Zoom performance can be doubled at any point with a Digital Extender by up to 48x.
Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile™
The PXW-X70 can be remotely controlled from a smartphone or tablet computer (iOS 4.3 through 7.0 or Android 2.3 through 4.3) via a Wi-Fi connection. One-touch authentication is also possible with smartphones that offer NFC connectivity*. The required Content Browser Mobile™ mobile smartphone application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or App Store.
Multi Interface Shoe (MI Shoe) for flexible connection without XLR cable
The MI Shoe* on top of the PXW-X70 has several possibilities to be used to attach the supplied handle, which will allow Rec Start/Stop, Zoom & Audio Control. Using the MI Shoe connection and the optional adapter SMAD-P3, the audio signal from a UWP-D11 or UWP-D12 wireless microphone package can be input from the wireless microphone receiver to the PXW-X70 without an XLR cable. The power can be supplied from the PXW-X70 to the receiver and a battery is not required for the receiver operation.