Sony ILME-FX6V Cinema Line Camera

SKU: SO DVC FX6V

Product Highlights

  • 4K Full-Frame 10.2MP CMOS Exmor R sensor
  • DCI 4K60p | UHD 4K120 | 1080p240
  • 15+ Stops of dynamic range in S-Log 3 EI
  • Phase detection AF/Face tracking/Eye AF
  • Base 800-12,800 ISO / 320-409

$8,799.00 (inc GST)

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Visual Stories with Extraordinary Freedom

Cinema Line

 

Capture the impossible with expanded ISO sensitivity
Capture usable images in near total darkness with an impressive ISO expanded range up to 4096002. The full-frame sensor coupled with innovative light gathering ensures limitless shooting possibilities.

Stunning bokeh and full-frame creativity
Realise beautiful 4K imagery with the creative freedom made possible by a full-frame sensor. Capture every detail from the scene with shallow depth of field and stunning bokeh for a truly cinematic look.
 
Cinematic colour science with S-Cinetone™

S-Cinetone colour, developed for Sony’s acclaimed FX9, is the default look on the FX6. Precisely tuned to meet the requirements of today’s content creators with rich colour and natural skin tones, it produces fresh and vivid images straight out of camera without grading, while retaining plenty of latitude for post production.

Large pixels deliver high sensitivity and low noise

The full-frame, back-illuminated, 10.2-megapixelExmor R™ CMOS image sensor offers impressive light-gathering capability. Fast readout speeds and a dynamic range of 15+ stops2 deliver superb image quality with wide sensitivity and reduced noise.

Powerful BIONZ XRTM image processor 

The BIONZ XR image processing engine matches the sensor’s high-speed readout with enormous processing power. Built with a future-oriented architecture, it delivers high quality images faster and dramatically improves camera interface responsiveness.

Impressive dynamic range for limitless expression

At its base sensitivity of ISO8004, the FX6 offers optimal dynamic range for well-lit interiors and outdoor documentary shooting. An enhanced ISO 128004 sensitivity is designed for challenging low-light, morning and evening shots. The FX6 offers an exceptional 15+ stops 2of dynamic range ‒ beyond the perception of even the human eye in many conditions ‒ allowing for unprecedented creative freedom in colour grading and post.


Fast Hybrid AF for accuracy and tenacity

The wide-area AF uses intelligent tracking and on-sensor phase-detection for tenacious subject tracking across almost the entire frame (6275-point focal plane phase-detection AF covers approx. 89% of the image area). The hybrid AF system delivers precise focusing even when shooting at shallow depths of field and at 120p high frame rates in 4K (QFHD)6

Real-time Eye AF and Face Detection supported

Real-time Eye AF and Face Detection ensure accurate, stable focus acquisition for interviews, events, and anywhere where precise focus on people is essential. Sophisticated real-time processing realises pinpoint eye focus even when subjects are looking down or up at steep angles, allowing the operator to concentrate fully on composing the best shot.

Powerful focus control for solo shooters
With AF Transition Speed selectable over 7 levels, and AF Subject Shift Sensitivity over 5 levels, you can better convey your creative intentions when switching subjects or, for example, rack focusing.

Lens-ring AF subject selection
When the AF Assist function is ON, rotating the focus ring instantly switches from autofocus to manual focus so that a different subject can be quickly selected. Autofocus operation resumes as soon as the user stops rotating the lens focus ring.

Auto focus area/position
For auto focus, you can set the target area among Flexible Spot, Zone, Wide and change the position of the target area quickly during shooting by simply touching the LCD monitor.
 
4K7 120fps with every frame in focus


High Frame Rate shots can turn everyday action into a visual feast of elegant movement. The FX6 captures up to 120 frames per second (fps) at the 4K (QFHD) resolution. Slow and Quick (S&Q) modes give you full control over the captured frame rate from 1 to 120fps, allowing precise motion narratives, and up to a beautiful 5x Super Slow Motion (24fps output).
 
Autofocus with Sony E-mount lenses
Experience smooth, responsive autofocus with Sony E-mount lenses, with premium optical performance and operability for demanding cinematography applications. Unique actuator technology in Sony E-mount lenses provides faster and more precise AF performance, supporting your creative endeavors.

Built-in electronic Variable ND Filter

The FX6 features Sony’s unique built-in electronic Variable Neutral Density (ND) filter. Unlike conventional optical ND Filters, the electronic ND Filter on the FX6 can be controlled from 1/4ND to 1/128ND linearly, or set to auto. Ideal in changeable environments, there’s no need to change filters as lighting conditions change or to maintain your depth of field.

 
Lightweight, modular and robust

Despite its amazingly light 0.89kg body, the magnesium-alloy FX6 is more than tough enough for the rigours of real-world shooting. A detachable Smart Grip puts key functions at your fingertips and is easily adjustable with a single button.

 
Grab and shoot mobility

Ideal for low angle shooting, the smart handle is part of the FX6’s modular design. It’s easy to reconfigure for any application, including mounting in a gimbal, drone, or underwater housing.

 
Magnesium body and frame for high durability with light weight
To perform reliably in challenging environments, the main body, covers and top handle are made from a production-tested, lightweight magnesium alloy. The main frame achieves high strength and durability with minimum weight in order to maximise mobility.

Architecture to prevent thermal shut down
The custom ventilation system and chassis design help to prevent the thermal shut down of shooting8 at high frame rates and 4K (QFHD) resolutions. The number of heat sinks, the shape of air intakes and exhaust vents as well as the location of the low-noise fan9, and airflow paths have all been calculated with precision to ensure that optimum ventilation is achieved.

Networked for high mobility
Wi-Fi® connectivity enables a host of advanced wireless production features such as remote control via smartphones or tablets and the Content Browser Mobile app. Connect easily with either NFC one-touch or manual pairing.
 
 






Footnotes

2 Number of effective pixels: 1420 x 802

3 Approximate.

4 Approximate effective pixels.

5 In Custom mode.

6 With 10% image crop.

7 When shooting in QFHD resolution

8 Post-production editing and S&Q mode recording required (sound recording not available).

9 When the 59.94Hz, 29.97Hz or 23.98Hz system frequency is used, AF is available at 30, 60, 120 and 240 fps. When the 50Hz or 25Hz system frequency is used, AF is available at 25, 50, 100 and 200 fps. AF is not available when the 24Hz system frequency is used.

10 For All-Intra, the file format should be set to XAVC-I 4K, XAVC-I QFHD or XAVC-I HD.

11 The image is cropped by approximately 10% during RAW video output. For details of compatible third-party external recorders, please see manufacturers’ specifications.

12 Proxy recording has some restrictions depending on shooting mode.

13 Not guaranteed to be 100% dust- and moisture-proof.

14 The sound level from the fan depends on recording mode and operating environment.

15 Shooting is possible as long as the battery and media are not exhausted.

16 Selectable resolutions are limited depending on frame rate.

17 CFexpress Type B cards are not supported.

18 5GHz communication may be restricted in some countries and regions.

19 Catalyst v2020.1 (coming in 2020) is required.

20 Actual colour and dimension may differ from the screen image.

21 Colours & features of the product shown may differ by model and country.

22 4K: 3,840 x 2,160 pixels.

23 Services availability depends on region. A part or whole of software/services installed into or accessible through the product may be changed, discontinued, removed, suspended, or terminated without notice.

24 Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.hthththththththt

What's in the box?

  • 1 x AC Adaptor
  • 1 x Battery charge
  • 1 x Battery pack
  • 1 x Before Using This Unit
  • 1 x Cold shoe kit
  • 1 x Grip remote control
  • 1 x Handle
  • 1 x Handle connector cap
  • 1 x LCD hood
  • 1 x LCD monitor
  • 1 x Lens mount cap
  • 1 x Power cord
  • 1 x USB-C cable
  • Brand
  • Sony
  • Recording
  • Recording Format (Video)

    XAVC INTRA
    XAVC-I DCI4K 23.98p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 240 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I DCI4K 24p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 240 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I DCI4K 25p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 250 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I DCI4K 29.97p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 300 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I DCI4K 50p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 500 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I DCI4K 59.94p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 600 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I HD 23.98p mode:CBG, MAX bit rate 89Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I HD 25p mode:CBG, MAX bit rate 112Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I HD 29.97p mode:CBG, MAX bit rate 111 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I HD 50p mode:CBG, MAX bit rate 223 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I HD 59.94p mode:CBG, MAX bit rate 222 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I QFHD 23.98p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 240 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I QFHD 25p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 250 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I QFHD 29.97p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 300 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I QFHD 50p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 500 Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC-I QFHD 59.94p mode:VBR, MAX bit rate 600 Mbps
  • Camera (Editor)
  • SENSOR TYPE
    35 mm full-frame
  • Interface
  • TC INPUT/TC OUTPUT
    BNC
  • Power
  • POWER REQUIREMENTS
    DC 19.5V

    POWER CONSUMPTION
    Approx. 18.0 W (while recording XAVC-I QFHD 59.94p, SEL24105G Lens, Viewfinder ON
  • Wifi
  • SUPPORTED FORMAT
    IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    FREQUENCY BAND
    2.4 GHz bandwidth
  • Size & Weight
  • WEIGHT (MAIN UNIT ONLY) (APPROX.)
    890g (1lb15oz)

    WEIGHT (INCLUDING SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES) (APPROX.)
    2.59kg(5lb11oz) (with Viewfinder, Grip Remote Control, BP-U35 battery, SEL24105G LENS, Lens Hood, Handle
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