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The Smart Camcorder
Sony's HXR-NX3/1 is a compact camcorder with three Full HD Exmor® CMOS sensors boasting features like Wi-Fi capability, a high performance G Lens, 20x Optical Zoom PLUS Clear Image Zoom to 40x, HD-SDI and GPS. It combines Sony's leading lens and sensor technology with a large-scale integration (LSI) chip. The result is advanced noise reduction and distortion correction technologies to handle image processing, allowing clear, low-noise recordings even in low-light with enhanced texture and detail.
Our customized Video Journalist Backpacks are designed for the one-man band videographer and are ideal
for professionals, students or up-and-coming video journalists. Most VJBK Series packs are equipped with
the tools necessary for capturing high-quality video, audio, editing, lighting and even teleprompting in this
turn-key package! We've also added a smaller, streamlined "Express" package, offering the same high-quality
content-capture capability as the other packages, but with fewer items and a lower price point. But
we didn't stop there – we've added all the necessary accessories required to help you make video magic.
Click here to see how the VJBK Series packs are used at WSU Edward R. Murrow College.
Click here to see how Gray Television is using the video journalist backpacks.
The centerpiece of each pack is a compact professional camcorder. These amazingly high-quality, small-format, full high-definition video cameras come with a full professional audio interface capability. Also included in the package are key pieces of equipment necessary to help you create professional-quality videos.
The UWP wireless microphone system provides a body pack lavalier microphone for talent. The UWP mic system will send exceptionally high-quality audio wirelessly to the camera for distances up to a couple of hundred feet away, and will even scan automatically for the best of any of the 188 available wireless frequencies, making the system very easy to use. Also included is a V mount adapter that can be used to attach the wireless receiver to the hot shoe of the camera, along with the light for when you're shooting on the tripod or on the go. In addition to the UWP system, the kit also includes an F-112 hand-held microphone that can be used in either a wired or wireless configuration for that stand-up "news style" look. As part of the audio package, we've also included a pair of MDR-7506 pro headphones for critical listening of your audio sources. Don't forget, a video that is produced with poor-sounding audio is a clear indication to your viewers that yours was not a professional video production. In our Journalist Backpack, we've got your audio needs covered! (Note: The Express package contains the MDR-7506 pro headphones and an ECM-XMI camera-mounted shotgun mic.)
Included in all packages (except VJBK-XPRS) is Sony's Xperia™ tablet PC which can be used for playback of clips in the field, or alternately as a teleprompter. It can also be used for watching videos you've just shot, as well as for researching information on any of the items included in this kit!
Included in all packages (except VJBK-XPRS) is Sony Creative Software's Vegas® Pro Software. Vegas Pro is perfect for editing the clips just captured, and for adding that finished look to video creations.
A video tripod is essential for not only keeping the camera steady during interview shots, but also for making smooth pans and tilts through the use of a fluid tripod head. A heavy-duty tripod is included with the PMW-100, PMW-200 and PMW-300K1 cameras, and a tripod with a built-in remote control comes with the HXR-NX30U camera.
The kit also contains an "on-camera" LED video light. Having proper lighting on your subject can make a big difference in the quality of your video. This light is dimmable and can be set to match both indoor and outdoor lighting conditions, and is even cool to the touch. It also uses the same rechargeable batteries that the camera uses, or AA batteries.
All of the cables, batteries and charger, lens cleaning kit, additional memory card, and other accessory items that you'll need to take full advantage of this portable camera production package are included.
The backpacks have been selected for maximum protection of your gear, and include a rain cover and a work mat to lay out your gear, as well as providing a lightweight and easily portable storage solution for the equipment provided in this kit. A more compact backpack is provided for the VJBK-XPRS pack, and a bag with a trolley is provided for
the VJBK-1THP300 pack.
Comes equipped with the entry-level HXR-NX30U NXCAM®
compact professional HD camcorder, an amazingly high-quality,
small-format, full high-definition video camera with a
full professional audio interface capability. Includes Sony's
tripod with built-in remote control.
Features the more advanced PMW-100 XDCAM® compact
professional HD handy camcorder, with high resolution,
high sensitivity, low noise, wide dynamic range, as well as
a 50Mbps MPEG HD422 codec. Includes a heavy-duty
Centers around the ultimate pro-level PMW-200 XDCAM
compact Full HD camcorder, with exceptional picture
quality, true professional operation, and amazing low-light
shooting capability with three 1/2" CMOS sensors, as well
as a 50Mbps MPEG HD422 codec. Includes a heavy-duty
Features the PMW-300K1 camcorder with three ½-inch
Exmor® Full HD CMOS sensors, which record Full HD
video at up to 50Mbps using MPEG HD422 compression.
This semi-shoulder mount camcorder also comes with an
interchangeable lens system and a high resolution QHD
viewfinder. Includes a heavy-duty tripod and trolley.
Includes the HXR-NX30U NXCAM compact professional
HD camcorder as its centerpiece, with the ECMXM1
camera-mounted shotgun microphone, MDR-7506 pro
headphones, plus an on-camera lighting kit, video tripod
with remote control and various accessories. Its compact
size and lower price point make it a smart, economical
choice for video students in grades K-12.
Sony Professional Services & Programs
Lower costs, increase control and maximize uptime with Sony, a leader in Professional Services.
Since 1970, Sony Training Institute, the industry education leader, has trained thousands of video professionals like you on the latest service technologies and production techniques. In addition to offering production and post production courses taught with entirely digital or a mixture of digital and analog equipment, Sony Training Institute provides workshops designed specifically to put you on the right track in your transition to digital.
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