XDCAM

XAVC Maximum Quality

Maximum Quality at Minimal Storage Costs With XAVC Recording

Exquisite recording typically requires extreme bitrates, quickly filling up your cards, overwhelming your storage and bogging down your network. The answer is Sony's clever XAVC encoding.

HXR-NX100 Compact Camcorder Overview

UWP-D Series Wireless Mics. Digital sound. Affordable Price.

Now you can get the digital sound quality you want at an affordable price. With more than 50 years of microphone innovation, our UWP-D wireless microphones are the ideal audio-for-video solution that will boost the performance of even entry-level camcorders.

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PXW-Z150 Camcorder

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XDCAM EX Firmware Upgrade

NOTICE: PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR PMW-EX1 OR PMW-EX3 IS CURRENTLY AT V1.05 OR BETTER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO LOAD THIS UPDATE. IF YOUR CAMCORDER IS CURRENTLY AT V1.04 OR LOWER, PLEASE CALL YOU LOCAL SONY SERVICE CENTER FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

Select the camera model that you want to update from the list below:


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Release Note

Major functions updated with V1.25:
  • Usable media
    • Support "New SxS-1 (SBS-32G1A/64G1A)" with improved data read speed

Major functions updated with V1.20:
  • Usable media
    • SxS-1-series memory card added
    • "Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX" added (with the optional MEAD-MS01 Media Adaptor)
    • SDHC card added (with the optional MEAD-SD01 Media Adaptor)
  • Menu
    • Version information available on the OTHERS menu

CAUTION:
This software should only be installed by using the installation instructions supplied within the software download package. Failure to follow the instructions may result in damage to the unit. DO NOT switch off the power, disconnect the USB cable, or remove the media card from the camera during installation. In addition, please do not power the camera or PC/laptop/MAC using batteries in order to avoid the possibility of losing power during the installation of the new software.

Note:
Upon installation of this new software, the new SBS-32G1A/64G1A memory cards are now supported. These cards offer longer recording times (e.g. the 64GB card provides 200 minutes at 35Mbps) and increased data transfer speeds of 1.2 Gbps. These cards may require new drivers when they are used to transfer / edit material via a PC or Mac. Please visit http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/cat-recmedia/cat-recmediaxdcamex/resource.downloads for additional information.


Click here to download  |  Release Notes
Release Note

Major functions updated with V1.15:
  • Usable media
    • Support "New SxS-1 (SBS-32G1A/64G1A)" with improved data read speed

Major functions updated with V1.10:
  • Usable media
    • SDHC card added (with the optional MEAD-SD01 Media Adaptor)
  • Clip name
    • Max. of 46 characters can be set for the title
    • Checking a long clip name on the CLIP INFO screen is enabled (Long-Display mode)

CAUTION:
This software should only be installed by using the installation instructions supplied within the software download package. Failure to follow the instructions may result in damage to the unit. DO NOT switch off the power, disconnect the USB cable, or remove the media card from the camera during installation. In addition, please do not power the camera or PC/laptop/MAC using batteries in order to avoid the possibility of losing power during the installation of the new software.

Note:
Upon installation of this new software, the new SBS-32G1A/64G1A memory cards are now supported. These cards offer longer recording times (e.g. the 64GB card provides 200 minutes at 35Mbps) and increased data transfer speeds of 1.2 Gbps. These cards may require new drivers when they are used to transfer / edit material via a PC or Mac. Please visit http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/cat-recmedia/cat-recmediaxdcamex/resource.downloads for additional information.


Click here to download  |  Release Notes
Release Note

Major functions updated with V1.15:
  • Usable media
    • Support "New SxS-1 (SBS-32G1A/64G1A)" with improved data read speed

Major functions updated with V1.10:
  • Usable media
    • SxS-1-series memory card added
    • "Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX" added (with the optional MEAD-MS01 Media Adaptor)
    • SDHC card added (with the optional MEAD-SD01 Media Adaptor)
  • Menu
    • Version information available on the OTHERS menu

CAUTION:
This software should only be installed by using the installation instructions supplied within the software download package. Failure to follow the instructions may result in damage to the unit. DO NOT switch off the power, disconnect the USB cable, or remove the media card from the camera during installation. In addition, please do not power the camera or PC/laptop/MAC using batteries in order to avoid the possibility of losing power during the installation of the new software.

Note:
Upon installation of this new software, the new SBS-32G1A/64G1A memory cards are now supported. These cards offer longer recording times (e.g. the 64GB card provides 200 minutes at 35Mbps) and increased data transfer speeds of 1.2 Gbps. These cards may require new drivers when they are used to transfer / edit material via a PC or Mac. Please visit http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/cat-recmedia/cat-recmediaxdcamex/resource.downloads for additional information.


Click here to download  |  Release Notes
Release Note

Major functions updated with V1.15:
  • Usable media
    • Support "New SxS-1 (SBS-32G1A/64G1A)" with improved data read speed

Major functions updated with V1.10:
  • Usable media
    • SDHC card added (with the optional MEAD-SD01 Media Adaptor)
  • Clip name
    • Max. of 46 characters can be set for the title
    • Checking a long clip name on the CLIP INFO screen is enabled (Long-Display mode)
  • Filter position
    • The electrical filter position can be indicated (when the function that switches the electrical CC filter is assigned to an assignable switch)

CAUTION:
This software should only be installed by using the installation instructions supplied within the software download package. Failure to follow the instructions may result in damage to the unit. DO NOT switch off the power, disconnect the USB cable, or remove the media card from the camera during installation. In addition, please do not power the camera or PC/laptop/MAC using batteries in order to avoid the possibility of losing power during the installation of the new software.

Note:
Upon installation of this new software, the new SBS-32G1A/64G1A memory cards are now supported. These cards offer longer recording times (e.g. the 64GB card provides 200 minutes at 35Mbps) and increased data transfer speeds of 1.2 Gbps. These cards may require new drivers when they are used to transfer / edit material via a PC or Mac. Please visit http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/cat-recmedia/cat-recmediaxdcamex/resource.downloads for additional information.

Sony Professional Services & Programs

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Training

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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San Jose, CA 95112

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Teaneck, NJ 07666

Need to Contact Us?

Cameras - Production products are serviced in both our Eastern and Western Services Facilities.

Eastern Service Facility

Sony Electronics Customer Service

123 W. Tryon Ave.

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Phone: 201.833.5300

Fax: 201.833.5312

Western Service Facility

Sony Electronics Customer Service

2706 Media Center Dr., Suite 130

Los Angeles, CA 90065

Phone: 866.766.9272