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Sony NEX-FS100 E-mount Professional Camcorder Launched!

24 March 2011 5,491 views No Comment

Sony officially revealed the Sony NEX-FS100 E-mount professional camcorder with interchangeable lenses. This new camcorder is a successor to the popular NEX-VG10 E-mount HD camcorder. NEX-FS100 is equipped with E mount and a super 35mm sized Exmor CMOS sensor. Sony claims “the new sensor is designed with outstanding exposure latitude and sensitivity” for high-definition footage that’s free of “image artifacts typical of HDSLRs”.


NEX-FS100 is capable to record Full HD video 1920×1080 60P at 28Mbps. It also captures images at 30p and 24p frame rates. The camcorder offers ability to shoot with a proper 1/48s shutter speed when recording 24p video. In addition, NEX-FS100 features built-in controls for over and under-cranking footage at full 1920 x 1080 resolution. Capability of recording images at various frame rates providing the added creative freedom of slow and quick motion with full HD. User can simply adjust the frame rate without using converters or editing software, which make the camera ideal for commercials and music videos.

The FS100 features a detachable 3.5″ LCD display, a pair of XLR inputs and is capable of shooting in full HD 1920 x 1080. A viewfinder tube with 1.2x magnification. The modular design allows to remove or change the position of the handle, viewfinder, LCD-display, or other components depending on shooting requirements. HDMI Output with Embedded Time code for 4:2:2 Uncompressed digital output, simultaneous recording to an optional HXR-FMU128 flash memory unit and an SD or MS memory card. It has a lens adapter so other formats can also be used. The NEX-FS100 lens kit model comes supplied with the E18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS zoom Lens which gives users optical SteadyShot and auto focus.


“The NEX-FS100E NXCAM Super 35mm camcorder enables budget content creators and videographers to experience a new level of cinematic expression” said Bill Drummond, Strategic Marketing Manager, of Sony Professional. “Sony has responded to professional user feedback to create this new camcorder with an ergonomically designed body and accessories offering really flexibility in use.”

The Sony NEX-FS100 has a retail price of $5,850.00 and will be available between July and September.

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