Sony F5 and Sony F55

Sony PMW-F5 to PMW-F55 Upgrade Kit


This optional hardware and firmware upgrade replaces the CMOS sensor of the F5 to the one used in the F55, offering integrated Frame Image Scanning, Ultra Wide Color Gamut with the same color filter array and the same image quality of an F55. Get onboard XAVC 4K recording and 4K live signal output capabilities via 3G-SDI and HDMI. Click here to learn more about the Sony F5 and Sony F55 on our Sony 4K Page

The Sony PMW-F5 to PMW-F55 Upgrade Kit is a service that transforms your PMW-F5 into a PMW-F55, letting existing F5 customers enjoy full F55 capabilities, including on-board 4K recording and 4K output. The upgrade kit includes the same CMOS sensor and Color Filter Array as the F55.

After purchasing, you will receive an upgrade certificate with a unique serial number, a registration card, and upgrade scheduling instructions. You must call or email the Sony Service to schedule an appointment, and you must send the camera with your registration card to a Sony Service Center. The upgrade is normally completely in approximately two business days after receiving the F5 at the Service Center. Upon completion, you’re camera will be shipped back to you.

Please note: This upgrade is a one-time modification to the PMW-F5 which cannot be reversed once completed. You will not receive back the original F5 components.

What's In The Box

  • Upgrade Certificate with a Unique Serial Number
  • Registration Card
  • Upgrade Scheduling Instructions

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