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Sony PMW-F5/CBK-55BK F5 Camera + ENG Shoulder Kit

code: PMW-F5/CBK-55BK
  • £14,043.20
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  • Super 35mm equivalent 4K single-chip CMOS sensor
  • 16-bit RAW 2K/4K recording options with bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder
  • AXS-R5 records onto ASXMâ„¢ memory cards
  • High speed shooting up to 120 fps 2K internally and 120 fps 2K RAW with optional AXS-R5 recorder
  • Documentary Dock, Build up Kit as complete EFP/ENG camcorder.
  • Quick Docking System, no tools required.
  • New Robust Handle with Mic Holder
  • New Battery Adapter with P-tap and Hirose Connector
  • Adjustable Positioning of the Shoulder Pad and Front Switch Block
  • 15mm rods and Rosettes to attach handle
  • 2ch Wireless Audio Slot
  • 4 channel Analog or Digital Audio Input
  • Volume input level control and switches for audio Level and channel configuration
  • RAW Recording Support with an optional AXS-R5


Sony PMW-F5/CBK-55BK (PMWF5CBK55BK, PMW F5 CBK 55BK, PMW/F5/CBK/55BK, pmw-f5/cbk-55bk) F5 Camera + ENG Shoulder Kit

The Sony PMW-F5 offers robust built-in recording modes, all with vibrant 4:2:2 colour. Further options include the wonderful precision of 16-bit linear RAW 2K/4K recording and high speed shooting at up to 120 fps without cropping.

The various recording formats available include MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG4 SStP, XAVC 2K/HD and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K. The Sony F5 has simultaneous recording on to 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 both the F55 and F5 cameras. High speed shooting up to120 fps XAVC 2K/HD* internally and 120 fps RAW 2K onto the AXS-R5 is also available for the PMW-F5 camera.

Sony PMW-F5 - A lightweight modular design.

  • Small and compact the Sony PMW-F5 allows you to configure the right set-up for each project – or individual shot with it’s modular design. A range of formats, both internal and external recording options and accessories are available on the F5 camera.
  • A range of viewfinders are available, 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 on the Sony PMW-F5 Camera 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 with the Sony F5.

CBK-55BK: Greater flexibility of shooting style for documentaries, sports and news

  • The CBK-55BK build-up kit enables one-person operation of the PMW-F55 and PMW–F5 CineAlta cameras, making it easy to achieve a shooting style to suit a variety of needs while maintaining the familiar, easy-to-use interface features of traditional shoulder camcorders.

Good weight balance

  • The CK55BK shoulder mount pack has an ergonomic design usable with any lenses and featuring an adjustable shoulder pad and front block control.

DWX Digital Wireless Audio Slot-in

  • The Sony CBK-55BK provides a slot-in option for the DWX Series DWR-S02D 2 channel digital wireless receiver.
  • Power Requirements: DC 12 V (11 V to 17 V)
  • Power Consumption: Approx .24 W (while recording XAVC HD 60p, EVF Off, LCD monitor Off, HD-SDI On)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C,32°F to 104°F
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C to +60°C, -4°F to +140°F
  • Mass : 2.2 kg (without lens, handle, audio box and accessories), 4 lb 14 oz (without lens, handle, audio box and accessories)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D):  130 x 125 x 191 mm (without protrusions), 5 1/8 x 5 x 7 5/8 inches (without protrusions)
  • Battery Operating Time : Approx. 160 min with BP-FL75,Approx. 230 min with BP-GL95A
  • Recording Format (Video:  XAVC (AVC/H.264 High 4:2:2 Intra Profile),HD: SMPTE RP2027 Class101 compliant,MPEG2 HD (MPEG-2 Long GOP),HD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max., MPEG-2 422P@HL
  • Recording Format (Audio) :LPCM 8CH (2CH recording/playback), 24-bit, 48-kHz
  • Recording Frame Rate : XAVC 2K (2048 x 1080): 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p, XAVC HD (1920x1080): 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p, MPEG4 SStP (1920 x 1080): 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p, MPEG2 HD (1920x1080): 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50i/59.94i,MPEG2 HD (1280 x 720): 50p/59.94p
  • Recording/Playback Time : XAVC HD, 23.98p: Approx. 70 min (SBP-64B)/Approx. 140 min (SBP-128B), 59.94p: Approx. 30 min (SBP-64B)/Approx. 60 min (SBP-128B), 
  • MPEG2 HD: Approx. 60 min (SBS-32G1A)/Approx. 120 min (SBS-64G1A)

Camera Section

  • Imaging Device (Type) Super 35mm equivalent Single-chip CMOS
  • Imaging Device (Pixel Count): 11.6M (total), 8.9M (effective)
  • Aspect Ratio : 17:9
  • Built-in Filters : Clear, 0.9 (1/8ND), 1.8 (1/64ND)
  • Sensitivity : (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) Video Gamma: T14@24p (3200K light source)
  • ISO Sensitivity : S-Log2 Gamma: ISO 2000 (D55 light source)
  • Lens Mount : PL mount (with supplied lens mount adapter)
  • FZ mount : (without supplied lens mount adapter)
  • Latitude : 14-stop
  • S/N Ratio: 57dB (Video Gamma, 24p, Noise Suppression OFF)
  • Shutter Speed : 1/24s to 1/6,000s (23.98PsF)
  • Shutter Angle : 4.2°to 360°(electrical shutter)
  • Slow Shutter (SLS) : 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8-frame accumulation
  • Slow & Quick Motion Function : XAVC 2K/HD: 1-120p (NTSC), 23.98p/29.97p, XAVC 2K/HD: 1-100p (PAL), 25p
  • White Balance Preset: (3200K, 4300K, 5500K), Memory
  • Gain : -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
  • Gamma : Curve Standard (x6), HG1, HG2, HG3, HG4, HG7, HG8 S-Log2 Gamma


  • Audio Input : CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48V (AES/EBU) *4  switchable
  • DC Input: XLR-type 4-pin (male) (x1), 11 V to 17 V DC
  • DC Output : 4-pin (x2), 11 V to 17 V DC (max. 1.8 A) with battery adapter
  • Viewfinder: Digital viewfinder interface (x1)
  • SDI Output: BNC (x4), SDI 1/2 Line Output, SDI 3/4 Monitor Output
  • Test Output : BNC (x1), HD-Y or HD Sync (tri-level) V1.0
  • Timecode Input/Output : TC IN/OUT (x1) switchable
  • Genlock : Input BNC (x1)
  • Remote : 8-pin (x1)
  • HDMI Output: A Type (x1)
  • USB: USB device, Mini-B (x1), USB host, type-A (x1)
  • Headphone Output: Stereo mini jack (x1)
  • Speaker: Output Monaural
  • Shutter: BNC (x1) (To be supported by future upgrades.)
  • Wi-Fi: USB host, type-A (x1)


  • Type ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)
  • SD card slot (x1)

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  • PMW-F5/CBK-55BK F5 Camera + ENG Shoulder Kit
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