Sony News

Sony Announces New PXW-FX9 Full Frame Camcorder

On Friday September 13th Sony announced a brand new camcorder the PXW-FX9. The FX9 is a whole new beast of a camera, featuring a new full frame 6k sensor, dual base ISO and a Hybrid Autofocus System. This is a brand new camera system and we are still just getting […]

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Now’s the time to buy: Great deals on Sony HXC-FB80 Fiber Studio Camera Packages through March

Until March 25th, Sony is running a great promo on their most versatile and affordable studio camera system – the HXC-FB80.  This is a great opportunity to upgrade to a true 1080p HD (with 4K upscaling) fiber camera system for a great price. Last year, Sony replaced their popular HXC-FB75 […]

Core SWX – How to Power Sony a7, Sony FS5, Sony FS7, CineAlta, and Broadcast

  Sony, as we all know, is a widely diversified corporation selling products from consumer electronics, to their array of professional cameras. Of course they offer many of their own power solutions along with those, but we’re here to offer even more unique options that they might not have. Let’s […]

Sony VENICE CineAlta Full-Frame 35mm 6K Camera

Sony VENICE comes to Z Systems It’s specs at a glance are: 6K (6048 x 4032) Full Frame Sensor PL Mount, and an E-Mount (Lever Lock Type) 8 Step Mechanical ND Filters (ND 0.3  to ND 2.4) Operator Controls On Both Sides Of Camera Compatible With Existing Accessories, Including the […]

2018 Camera Comparison Chart – Courtesy of Tom Fletcher & Gary Adcock

This awesome reference is an annual favorite.  It is compiled by Thomas Fletcher and Gary Adock with information gathered from numerous conversations with various cinematographers, rental houses, and manufacturers.  Thanks for sharing it with us, Tom and Gary! Please report discrepancies to cameracomparisonchart@gmail.com. It is our sincere goal to have […]

Sony Service Plus and Technical Support – How to get help, parts, and repairs on for Sony Pro Video Equipment

By John Zdechlik Several years back, Sony made some big changes to their service and support infrastructure.  What used to be done a lot by dealers and resellers is now mostly done by Sony directly. We at Z Systems are here to help you get back up and rolling as […]

Sony VENICE CineAlta Full-Frame 35mm 6K Camera Announced

At events in Pinewood Studios UK, and Hollywood, Sony just announced their long-anticipated high-end full frame CineAlta camera – it will be called “Sony VENICE”. It’s specs at a glance are: 6K (6048 x 4032) Full Frame Sensor PL Mount, and an E-Mount (Lever Lock Type) Will Be Available 8 […]