CineAlta 4K PMW Series HD Camcorder....

$19,400.00 U.S. List Price


Sony 4K sensor for gorgeous, super-sampled HD and 2K 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 color reproduction and greater clarity. The camera offers robust built-in recording modes, all with vibrant 4:2:2 color. 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 Multiple recording formats include MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG4 SStP*, XAVC 2K*/HD and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K**. You can have simultaneous recording on internal high-speed SxS PRO+ memory cards and RAW 2K/4K recording on sleek AXSM™ memory cards using the optional bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder, designed specifically to attach seamlessly to the F55 and F5 cameras. There is also high speed shooting up to120 fps XAVC 2K/HD* internally and 120 fps RAW 2K onto the AXS-R5. *Expected as a future upgrade. ** Recording onto the optional AXS-R5 recorder. Lightweight modular design to maximize versatility in 2D and 3D The F5 is exceptionally small, light and modular, letting you build up the right configuration for each job – or each shot. As well as the choice of formats and internal and external recording options, you can attached a variety of viewfinders, including the revolutionary optional DVF-EL100 OLED viewfinder, PL-mount, FZ-mount and still lenses, including second-generation Sony PL-mount lenses, and extra long-life Olivine – Lithium Iron Phosphate – batteries. The chassis is only slightly wider than a typical PL-mount prime lens, perfect for 3D rigs. An optional shoulder rig provides for hand-held and shoulder-mounted shooting.


  • Super35mm 4K CMOS Image Sensor
  • 4,096 x 2,160, 11.6M total pixel, 8.9M effective pixel, Bayer pattern
  • High sensitivity (ISO 2000) and low noise (S/N 57dB w/NR off)
  • Accepts PL and FZ mount lens as well as other Cine, DSLR & SLR lenses (third party mount adapter is needed)
  • Multi CODEC: XAVC HD, MPEG2 HD, SR SStP HD (SxS Memory Card) 2K RAW (AXS Memory Card)
  • Modular Design Removable View Finder, Handle, Audio Input Box, RAW Recorder Easy to configure depends on the shooting style.

Camera Specifications Detail:
Built-In Optical Filters Clear
0.9 = 1/8ND = 3 STOPS
1.8 = 1/64ND = 6 STOPS
Built-in-Filters Clear
0.9 (3 STOPS)
1.8 (6 STOPS)
Dynamic Range 14 STOPS
Effective Picture Elements 8.9 @ 4K
8.3 @ QFHD & HD
Effective Pixels 8.9 @ 4K
8.3 @ QFHD & HD
Gain Selection -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18db
Horizontal Resolution 4096 pixels
2168 TV Lines
170 LP/mm
Lens Mount Native Sony FZ mount, Includes PL Mount adapter.
Optical System Super35mm Single Image sensor
Pickup Device Super35mm equivalent Single-chip CMOS
S/N Ratio 57dB DNR off
Sensitivity ISO 2000
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) T13 @ Odb, Standard Gamma, 24p (3200K Light Source)
Shutter Speed 1/24s to 1/6,000s
4.2° to 360° (electronic shutter angle)
Slow & Quick Motion Function SxS Memory : XAVC 2K/HD: 1-180p
AXS Memory with AXS-R5 : 2KRAW 1-240p

General Specifications Detail:
Imager S35mm 4K Bayer CMOS

Optional Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
LCF55CZ Hard case for F5 & F55 cameras anad accessories. $585.00 Get details
CBK55BK EFP Style Buildup Kit $5,850.00 Get details
CBK55F2K Optical Low Pass Fltr PMWF55 PMWF5 $800.00 Get details
CBK55PD Additional Codec Board for the PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 $2,250.00 Get details
AXSR5 2K 4K RAW Rec'r for PMWF5 PMWF55 $6,294.12 Get details
LCPK6CZ 6 IN 1 PL MOUNT LENS CASE $745.00 Get details
VCTFSA5 Shldr Mount Accessory PMWF5 PMWF55. $1,050.00 Get details


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CineAlta Family Brochure pdf / 8,158K Download now

Training Guide

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XAVC Technology Newsletter pdf / 1,317K Download now


Firmware Version Firmware Description Release Notes
9.00 CAUTION: F5 F/W V9.0 - SEE RELEASE NOTES BEFORE DOWNLOAD Get details Download Software
8.00 CAUTION: F5 F/W V8.0 - SEE RELEASE NOTES BEFORE DOWNLOAD Get details Download Software


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