Sony PMW-F5 - E Mount

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The PMW-F5 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor. You get superior, super-sampled pictures with noticeably higher contrast, rich colour reproduction and greater clarity. The camera offers robust built-in recording modes, all with vibrant 4:2:2 colour. Irresistible options include the amazing precision of 16-bit linear RAW 2K/4K recording and high speed shooting at up to 120 fps without cropping. Multiple recording formats includes HD/2K on SxS memory and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K on AXSM™ media.

Kit Includes

As per client specification


  • Super 35mm equivalent 4K single-chip CMOS sensor
  • 16-bit RAW 2K/4K recording options with bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder
  • AXS-R5 records onto ASXM™ memory cards
  • Choice of HD/2K internal recording formats
  • High speed shooting up to 120 fps 2K internally and 120 fps 2K RAW with optional AXS-R5 recorder
  • Next generation high-speed SxS PRO+ memory cards
  • Simultaneous RAW and onboard camera SxS recording
  • Vast exposure latitude to 14 f-stops
  • Choice of viewfinders includes amazing OLED technology
  • Optional shoulder rig
  • Small lightweight design for added versatility in 3D
  • Incredible flexibility with the choice of PL-mount, FZ-mount and still lenses
  • A new generation of Sony PL-mount lenses
  • Intuitive one-touch interface
  • Wide choice of connections
  • Long-life Olivine battery and quick charger

Technical Specifications

Imaging Device (Type)
Super 35mm equivalent Single- chip CMOS
Imaging Device (Pixel Count)
11.6 M (total), 8.9 M (effective)
Built-in Filters
Clear, 0.9 (1/8ND), 1.8 (1/64ND)
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)
Video Gamma: T13 @24p (3200K Light source)
ISO Sensitivity
S-Log2 Gamma: ISO 2000 (D55 Light source)
Lens Mount
PL mount (with supplied lens mount adapter)
Flange Focal Length
FZ mount (without supplied lens mount adapter)
S/N Ratio
57dB (Video Gamma, 24p, Noise Suppression OFF)
Shutter Speed
1/24s to 1/6,000s
Shutter Angle
4.2°to 360°(electrical shutter)
Slow Shutter (SLS)
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function
XAVC HD/2K: 1-120p (NTSC), 23.98p/29.97p
XAVC HD/2K: 1-100p (PAL), 25p
White Balance
Preset (3200K, 4300K, 5500K), Memory, ATW
-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve
Standard (x6)
HG1, HG2, HG3, HG4, HG7 and HG8
S-Log2 Gamma
Audio Input
CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48V/AES/EBU selectable
Video Output
HD-Y or HD Sync (tri-level) V1.0
Analog Composite (VUP)
Audio Output
Phono jack (CH-1, CH-2)
DC Output
4-pin (x1), 11 V to 17 V DC (MAX 2.0A) w/ battery adapter
HD-SDI Output
SDI 1/2 Line Output, SDI 3/4 Monitor Output (character on/off)
Timecode Input/Output
TC IN/OUT (x1) switchable
Genlock Input
BNC (x1)
8-pin (x1)
HDMI Output
A Type (x1)
USB device, Mini-B (x1)
USB host, type-A (x2)
Headphone Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker Output
BNC (x1)
USB host, type-A (x1)
Media Type
ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)
SD card slot (x1)
Recording Format (Video)
HD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max, MPEG-2 422P@HL
Recording Format (Audio)
Linear PCM (2 ch, 24-bit, 48-kHz)
Recording Frame Rate
XAVC 2K: 2048 x 1920, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
XAVC HD: 1920x1080, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
MPEG4 SStP: 1920 x 1080, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1920x1080, 50i/59.94i/23.98p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1280 x 720, 50p/59.94p
Battery Operating Time
Approx. 160 min with BP-FL75
Approx. 230 min with BP-GL95A
Power Requirements
DC 12 V (11 V to 17.0 V)
Power Consumption
Approx .24 W (while recording XAVC HD 60p, EVF Off, LCD monitor Off, HD-SDI On)
Operating Temperature
0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-20°C to +60°C
Dimensions (WxDxH)
15.1 cm x 21.0 cm x 18.9 cm
2.2 kg

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£170.00 per day

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