Rent Sony PXW-FS7

Sony PXW-FS7 4K Super 35mm Exmor CMOS Sensor XDCAM Camera with an E-mount Lens Mount, 4K/2K RAW and XAVC Recording Options.

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Sony PXW-FS7 for hire.

At Aimimage, Hire Sony-FS7 camcorders and benefit from a 4K Super 35mm Exmor CMOS Sensor XDCAM Camera with an E-mount Lens Mount, 4K/2K RAW, and XAVC Recording Options.

Sony PXW-FS7 Features

User-friendly grip design and flexible arm

The Sony PXW-FS7 grip is designed to make the camera easy to handle in order to flexibly accommodate to any different gripping styles from users. This design has been created following the multiple opinions and experiences of professionals using cameras, where Sony wanted to create a suitable and user-friendly camera grip for everyone. Thanks to this new ergonomic design, the SONY FS7 allows long-period camera use. The grip angle can be modified with a simple button, as well as the zoom and the rec start/stop. Most of all, the grip got several programmable buttons in order to facilitate the user experience. The flexible arm is easily adaptable by turning a knob. This option allows users to adapt the camera in a comfortable and suitable to the shooting position.

Taking the above into account, if you’re looking for comfort and portability in a quality built camera, we recommend you hire the Sony FS7.

User-friendly viewfinder

On the side of the SONY-FS7, you can find the viewfinder which includes Peaking and Zebra option buttons and contrast knobs which allow easy adjustment of exposure, contrast, and focus. The viewfinder has been designed to be suitable even for someone with a dominant left eye.

Designed to be used in all kind of environment

Most of the design: dials and buttons have been designed to resist to any conditions as preventing dust and water from entering. Another advantage is the fan separated from the camera’s interior.

Multi Interface shoe

Made to support connection to wireless microphone packages such as the UWP-D12 or the UWP-D11, the multi-interface shoe is one of the great advantages of the Sony FS7. When connected to it, the HVL- LBPC light, it can be turned off/on from the camera and power and audio connections are provided to the UWP-D11 or UWP-D12 without cables.

4K super 35mm Exmor CMOS sensor.

The SONY FS7 is equipped with a CMOS sensor 11.6 million total pixels and 8.9 million effective pixels. It allows the camera to realise precise slow motion and 4K motion picture. The sensor realises a high sensitivity of ISO2000, as well as a dynamic range of 14 stops.

Internal recording

The SONY FS7 realise an internal recording of 4K resolution plus a wide range of frames rate. The resolution starts from 3840×2160 to 4096×2160 and gives perfect precision on the images.

Quality slow motion

The SONY FS7 offer the possibility of recording full HD image quality at a frame rate up to 180 fps.

E-mount system

The E-mount lens mount is perfect for motion pictures shooting thanks to the iris control, the power zoom, power-driven silent autofocus, as well as SteadyShot image stabilization and other functions. Moreover, the E-mount system’s short flange-back distance (the distance from the lens mounting surfMount System for a wide selection of lenses and E-mount that is suitable for movie shooting. Also, the E-mount system’s short flange-back distance enables the use of A-mount lenses via LA-EA4 lens adaptor, as well as various other lenses via third-party adaptors.

Supports a wide range of formats

The SONY-FS7 supports the two following formats: XAVC and MPEG-2 HD 422. Two XAVC compression systems (Intra and Long GOP) are provided through an H.264AVC codec. In Long GOP, image quality and recording time are set up to allow Full HD recording in 1080/50P with 4:2:2 10-bit sampling at only 50 Mbps. It makes this format suitable for a longer shooting. Support is also provided for the MPEG2 HD 422 recording format, which is mainly used at broadcast stations. Supported formats and bit rates are indicated below:

Support for S-Gamut3.Cine/S-Log3, SGamut3/S-Log3, and other log curves
Support for SLog2

SONY-FS7 specifications:


Sensor Size & Type, Super 35mm Single-Chip Exmor CMOS
Video Format, XAVC-I / XAVC-L / MPEG2
Resolution & Framerate, 4096 X 2160 3840 X 2160 / 1280 X 720 / 1920×1080 (59.94p – 59.94i – 50i – 50p –  29.97p – 23.98p – 25p) S&Q (1 to 180 in 1920X1080 – 1 to 60 in 3840 X 2160)
Recording Media, 2 x XQD
Display Size and Resolution, 3.5″ / 8.8 cm / Approx: 1.56M dots LCD
Lens Mount, Sony NEX
Included Lens, 28-135mm f4 E-mount
Audio In, XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2) – line/mic/mic 48 V selectable Mic Reference: -40 / -50 / -60dBu
Audio Out, Stereo mini jack 1/8″
Video Out, HDMI – 2 x BNC HD/3G-SDI
Other Interface, USB – LANC,
Shutter Rage, 1/3 to 1/9000 of a sec
ISO Range, 100-16.000 (native base of 2000)
Shot Assist, Zebra / Peaking
Battery, BP-U series

Sony PXW-FS7 is available for rental or hire in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

The Sony FS7 is an impressive camcorder, capable of recording brilliant quality video, so don’t waste any more time. Add it to the quote list or give us a call to hire Sony FS7 camcorders at Aimimage today! And if the FS7 isn’t for you, check out our range of Sony Cinealta Cameras for Hire.