Sony FDR-AX1 (FDRAX1, FDR AX1, FDR/AX1, fdr-ax1) Digital 4K Video Camera Recorder
Your story. In 4K detail.
Introducing the peerless FDR-AX1 Handycam with professional-calibre XLR mic input and unparalleled image quality. Breaking ground by incorporating new-paradigm 4K1/60p2 video recording and output in an incredibly user-friendly form. Ready to capture the imaginations and eyes of even the most discerning videographers.
Record in 4K
Capture video with four times the detail of Full HD.
For brighter, clearer shots
1/2.3 type back-illuminated “Exmor R” CMOS Sensor
Powerful G Lens
The G Lens has low-dispersion glass for faithful image results.
4K images will open your eyes to a new era of excitement
Experience a new dimension of definition with four times the image quality of Full HD.
4K in action
With four times the detail of Full HD, 4K brings you a picture that’s full of life. If you’re shooting a moving object, your footage remains smooth, precise and true-to-life.
Watch your movies on the big screen
Experiment and explore with your movies using the manual controls. Take charge of the exposure, shutter speed and aperture.
Fine-tune every element
The FDR-AX1 Handycam has a professional-calibre XLR mic input and a host of manual controls – ready to capture the imaginations of even the most discerning videographers.
Professional-class audio XLR terminal
Connect up to two other microphones for superior audio.
Independent zoom, focus and iris rings
Enable fast zooming, swift focusing and easy focus adjustment.
Three ND filters
ND filter terminal
Three ND filters let you adjust the amount of light entering the image sensor.
What's In The Box
Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-F970)
A/V connecting cable
Go beyond Full HD with 4K
Meet the video camera that offers 4K recording. You’ll be able to shoot video that displays over 8 million pixels (3840x2160) – four times the resolution of Full HD – and capture moments in unrivalled, realistic detail that burst with vibrant colours.
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XAVC S recording format
Derived from a professional-quality recording format, XAVC S compresses both the video and audio (using MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 and PCM respectively) of your movies before saving as an MP4 file. XAVC S also lets you record images at 50Mbps, enhancing the level of detail associated with Full HD content while reducing the effects of compression noise.
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Easy playback with HDMI
Connect the Handycam to a 4K monitor or TV using the in-pack 4K ready HDMI cable, and get ready to watch your movies in breathtakingly realistic detail. No 4K monitor? No problem. Simply connect the Handycam, change the HDMI output settings to 1920x1080 and play your movies on your HD TV.
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XQD media cards
The twin XQD media card slots – compatible with S and N-Series XQD cards – deliver smooth, high-speed reading and writing of 4K video. With the option to switch to relay recording*, you’ll be able to shoot longer without worrying about recording stopping when one memory card fills up. (*Video and sound may be cut temporarily in the relay recording process.)
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XLR sound terminals
Outstanding video deserves outstanding sound. In addition to the high quality internal microphone, two external XLR terminals let you connect high-performance pro microphones to the camera.
Size & Weight
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)
Approx. 189mm (W) × 193mm (H) × 362mm (D);Approx. 7 7 / 16 inch × 7 19 / 32inch × 14 1/4 inch
Approx. 2440g;Approx. 86.1oz
1/2.3 type back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (VIDEO)
Approx.8300K pixels (16:9)
Sony G™ Lens
72mm ( 2,27 / 32 inch )
F-NUMBER (MAXIMUM APERTURE)
F1.6 - F3.4
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM) (VIDEO)
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
Approx.1cm (Wide), Approx.80cm (Tele)
AE level / AE Speed (Menu)
60P : 4lux (1/30 Shutter Speed) , 50P : 3lux (1/25 Shutter Speed)
WHITE BALANCE MODES
Auto, colour temp, Indoor, One Push, Outdoor
8.8cm (3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(1229K) Wide(16:9) w/TruBlack™
Opening Angle:max.180 deg.;Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Auto / Manual (Ring)
Full range Focus
OTHER SHOOTING FUNCTIONS
Assignable Button, Cinematone, colour Bar, Paint, Power Save, Status Check, x.v.colour™
RECORDING FORMAT (VIDEO)
XAVC S format, MPEG4 - AVC / H264
1920×1080 24P (50), 1920×1080 25P (50), 1920×1080 30P (50), 1920×1080 50P (50), 3840×2160 24P (100), 3840×2160 24P (60), 3840×2160 25P (100), 3840×2160 25P (60), 3840×2160 30P (100), 3840×2160 30P (60), 3840×2160 50P (150), 4K: 3840×2160 60P (150), HD:1920×1080 60P (50)
VIDEO RECORDING RATE (ABR / VBR)
100 : Approx.100Mbps, 4K:150 : Approx.150Mbps, 60 : Approx.60Mbps, HD:50 : Approx.150Mbps
4K:60p,50p30p,25p,24p Progressive recording, HD:60p,50p30p,25p,24p Progressive recording
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT
Linear PCM 2ch (48kHz/16bit)
Built-in Stereo Microphone
INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS
4K Output, DC IN, HDMI Out (micro), Headphone Jack, Line Input (Analog Audio), Memory Card Slot, Microphone Input, Remote Termnal, USB Port
POWER CONSUMPTION (VIEWFINDER)
4K : 14.2W (30P,60Mbps), HD : 15.4W (60P,50Mbps)
POWER CONSUMPTION (LCD SCREEN)
4K : 14.5W (30P,60Mbps), HD : 15.7W (60P,50Mbps)
Colour Options black
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