Sony ILME FX3
Wayout Studios is the only photographic studio that rents the Sony FX3, the smallest of the Cinema Lines which, thanks to its maneuverability, Digital Cinema technology and the functions of the Alpha mirrorless cameras, allows you to create high-profile cinematic effects.
The machine is equipped with 5 threaded holes in which it is possible to conveniently connect various accessories, such as the supplied XLR handle that allows you to connect monitors, microphones and recorders, and there are also two XLR / TRS audio inputs.
Another feature is the advanced heat dissipation system, which allows the machine to be used for very long times without overheating problems.
Sony FX3 has the BIONZ XR image processor, which unleashes its power through the 12.1MP back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor.
We also find a wide dynamic range with more than 15 stops and standard ISO from 80 to 102,400 up to 409,600 for video shooting.
Video recordings up to 10 bit 4k 4: 2: 2 XAVCS, in HDMI 16 bit RAW output recording.
S-Cinetone / S-log3 / HLG.
The camera features 5-axis optical stabilization built into the camera, perfect for hand-held video recording using OIS-free optics, such as E-mount lenses.
In addition, with the Fast Hybrid AF mode it is possible to make the most of the 627 points of the phase detection system on the focal plane and with the Touch Tracking function just touch the subject on the monitor to activate AF and tracking that follows it throughout the entire shoot.
There is no shortage of Real-Time Eye AF and other tools for optimal focus.
Sony FX3 compatible lenses can be rented.
Most Compact Member of the Cinema Line Family
This compact addition to Sony’s Cinema Line blends the full-frame, S-Cinetone capture of the FX6 with the UHD 4K capture, autofocus options, and body size of the a7S III camera. The video-forward design of the FX3 also shares several handling and audio features with the FX6 and the ISO range and battery of the a7S III.
Common FX3/FX6/a7S III Features
Full-frame, back-illuminated 12.1MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ XR processor
High-speed rates of 120p in 4K and 240p in HD
Dynamic range of 15+ stops
Shared FX3/FX6 Attributes
S-Cinetone, S-Log3, HLG, and Rec. 709 gamma options
Tally lamps on the front, side, and rear
Internal fan to prevent overheating
Shared FX3/A7S III Attributes
5-axis in-body image stabilization
16-bit raw output via HDMI
S-Log2 gamma choice
80 to 409,6000 ISO range (expanded)
Improved FX3 Features
Comfortable, cage-free, handheld operation
Greater than 1.6x battery runtime compared to a7S II
USB-PD power option for extended shooting times
4K Full-Frame CMOS Exmor R Sensor
The 12.1MP Exmor R sensor and BIONZ XR processor offer true cinematic expression with 10.2MP effective video and 12.1MP stills capture. The full-frame sensor provides shallow depth of field looks, impressive bokeh, and reduced rolling shutter artifacts.
Default S-Cinetone color setting provides a softer-toned look with beautiful skin tone reproduction
Complements your VENICE, FX9, or FX6 footage
S-Log-3, S-Gamut3, S-Gamut3.Cine, and 10-bit 4:2:2: support help to maintain rich gradation and color compatible with the range of Sony Cinema Line camera
Cinematic Recording / Frame Rate Options
Up to 600 Mb/s XAVC S-I ALL-I H.264 codec recording
XAVC HS codec recording with H.265 encoding for lower bit rates in Long GOP
Internal 10-bit 4:2:2 recording to CFexpress Type A or SD memory cards
External, 16-bit raw,10-bit 4:2:2 output via HDMI type-A port
8-bit XAVC S or 10-bit XAVC HS proxy capture
10-bit, 4:2:2 color available in all formats including HLG
Full-frame UHD 4K high-speeds up to 120p
S35 HD high-speed rates up to 240p
Up to 5x slow-motion rates
Compact Design / Ergonomic Operation
Flexible, streamlined, 5 x 3 x 3″ form
3″ LCD with 1,440,000-dot resolution tilts for optimal viewing
Can be used with or without a cage
Right-handed controls feature placement consistent with the rest of the Cinema Line
Five 1/4″-20 accessory threads on the FX3 body plus two on the top handle
Intuitive touchscreen menu
Customizable buttons for assigning 15 controls and up to 140 menu items
Tally (record) lights are easily viewable on the top, front, and rear of the camera
Dual CFexpress Type A/SD slots
Relay, simultaneous, and backup recording
Customizable zoom setting plus Clear Image Zoom
Detachable XLR Adapter Handle
Top handle with two XLR-1/4″ TRS combo audio inputs
Microphone holder and 3.5mm mic input
Digital audio with up to 4-channel, 24-bit recording
Contoured for comfortable low-angle shooting
Fast Hybrid / Phase Detection Autofocus
Multiple autofocusing modes are designed for solo shooting
Fast Hybrid AF uses 627 points to cover approximately 89% of the image frame
Real-Time Eye AF, Eye and Face Detection, and subject Touch Tracking
Durable Build / Enhanced Operating
An integrated cooling fan and a heat-dissipating design enable uninterrupted recording up to 4K60
Magnesium-alloy chassis and shell
Sealed against inclement weather and dust
Dual-band 2.4/5 GHz wireless connectivity
Wired LAN link using the USB Type-C port and a separate adapter
Post-Production Stabilization with E-Mount Lenses
Sony’s Catalyst Prepare/Browse software uses shake metadata to stabilize your image
Adjustable balance between shake compensation and image area trimming
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