Tag: Sony

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 […]

Dual Base ISO and Shot Noise

by Keith Mullin In this article I hope to explain on a conceptual level how Dual Base ISO works and how Shot Noise can mislead us into thinking it’s just a gimmick from the camera manufacturers. I can assure you right now that Dual Base ISO is not a gimmick […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Demystifying “Crop Factor”

By: Keith Mullin What Is It? “Crop Factor” is the idea that imagers smaller than a full 35mm stills frame effectively increase the focal length of any given lens.  Essentially they “crop in” on the image being transmitted from the lens onto the focal plane.  For example, the most common […]

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 […]