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AX43A 4K Handycam ® with Exmor R ® CMOS sensor

Sony FDRAX43AB

Features

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  • 4K 1 16:9 video optimized 1/2.5 Exmor R ® low-light CMOS Sensor
  • Built-in gimbal - Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilizer
  • 20x optical zoom and Clear Image Zoom of 30x for 4K 1 / 40x for HD 2

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  • Type: Digital
  • Style: Digital Video Camera

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Steady movies - no gimbal required

Pictured with optional 1 Shooting Grip (GP-VPT1) and Shotgun Microphone (ECM-B1M)

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Suppress camera shake - Gimbal Mechanism Inside

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High-resolution 4K recording

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High-performance AF

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Sound recording with superb natural presence

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Ideal for content creators and videographers

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Special effects, for high-impact movies

Steady movies - no gimbal required Pictured with optional 1 Shooting Grip (GP-VPT1) and Shotgun Microphone (ECM-B1M)

Features

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  • 4K 1 16:9 video optimized 1/2.5 Exmor R ® low-light CMOS Sensor
  • Built-in gimbal - Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilizer
  • 20x optical zoom and Clear Image Zoom of 30x for 4K 1 / 40x for HD 2
  • Fast Intelligent AF tracks focus to captures decisive moments
  • 26.8mm 2 wide-angle ZEISS ® Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens
  • High-bitrate XAVC S™ 4K 1 up to 100Mbps / HD up to 50Mbps
  • Realistic audio with clear 5.1ch and 2ch sound 5
  • Highlight Movie Maker automatically creates short movies 10 to share
  • Flip out tilting 3" Xtra Fine touch screen LCD - ideal for vlogging
  • Produce high quality 4K Time Lapse 7 for an immersive experience
  • Dedicated button starts Highlight Movie Maker to create short movies
  • Wi-Fi for One-touch remote and One-touch sharing using smartphone 8
Advanced Feature
Time-lapse Capture Time-Lapse Capture, Shooting Interval (1/2/5/10/30/60 sec), Shot Number (1-999), Capture Image Size (4K: L (8.3 M, 3840 x 2160) / HD: S (2.1 M, 1920 x 1080)), AE Mode (AE Lock / AE Tracking)
Time Code/User Bit Yes
Scene Selection Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
Other Features Face Detection , Cinematone, Golf Shot (Yes), Smooth Slow Rec (Yes), Fader Effect(s) (White / Black), Intelligent Auto (Portrait / Baby / Walk / Tripod / Backlight / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight / Macro / Low-light / Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter (Off / Dual Capture / Always On), Red-Eye Reduction, Direct Copy
NightShot infrared System -
High Speed Rec Yes (120p / 1920 x 1080, 100 / 60 Mbps)
x.v.Color Yes
Wi-Fi(built-in) Send to Smartphone Control with Smartphone Multi Camera Control
View&Index Event
At a Glance
Maximum Movie Resolution and Frame Rates 4K / 30p HD / 120p
LCD Type 3 inch (3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD display (921,600 dots) Wide (16:9)
Sensor Size and Maximum Resolution 1/2.5-inch / 8.29 MP (16:9)
Optical Zoom and Image Stabilization 20x / Balanced Optical SteadyShot
Camera(details)
Manual lris Control(Photo Mode) 1/8-1/1000
Manual Shutter Control(Photo Mode) 1/8-1/500
LOW LUX 1/30-1/10000
Auto Non Flicker Yes
Convenience Features
Media/Battery Indicator Yes(recordable time, free and used media space)/Yes(recordable time, remaining capacity)
Video Playback Options Highlight Movie Maker Highlight background music(Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible *20 *20 PlayMemories Home Ver.4.1 or later is required.
Still Image Playback Options Slide Show
Shot Number 1-999
Shooting Interval 1/2/5/10/30/60sec
Self Recording Yes
S/S & Zoom button on LCD Yes(Touch Panel)
Remote Control Yes(Optional)
Red Eye Reduction Yes *18 *18 w/ Optional Flash Accessory
On Screen Main Indicators Intelligent Auto Status Zoom Position Recording/Playback/Editing Media Recording Status Recording Mode Recording Image Quality Photo Size Shooting Mode Status
Multiple Language Display English French Spanish Brazilian Portugese
Manual/Auto Lens Cover Auto
Filter mode Yes
Erase/Protect Yes/Yes
Digital Picture Effects/Picture Effects -/Yes
Date/Time Stamp Yes(Rec Date and Time, Camera info)
Capture Image Size 4K:L(8.3M;3840x2160)/HD:S(2.1M;1920x1080)
AE Mode AE Lock/AE Tracking
Fader Effect(s) *19 *19 Only record movie White/Black
Convenience Features(details)
Media Format Memory Card
Image Management File Repair Yes
Date&Time, Area Setting Yes
Drive System
Shutter Speed(Standard) 1/60-1/10000
Shutter Speed(Smooth Slow Rec) 1/250-1/10000
Shutter Speed(Manual lris Control) 1/30-1/10000
Shutter Speed(Manual Shutter) 1/8-1/10000
Shutter Speed Auto Control Range 1/8-1/10000
Self-timer approx.10sec.(Still Image/Golf Shot)
Drive Mode Photo Mode:Single-shot/Self-timer
Exposure
Mode Auto, Flexible Spot (Touch Panel), Manual (Menu)
Minimum Illumination 4K: Standard: 9 lux (1/60 shutter speed), HD: Standard: 6 lux (1/60 shutter speed), 4K: Low Lux 1.8 lux (1/30 shutter speed), HD: Low Lux 1.2 lux (1/30 shutter speed)
Metering Modes Multi-segment / Spot
Manual Iris Control F2.0-F11
Manual Exposure Assist Zebra Pattern Display
LOW LUX Mode Yes
Gain Control Auto
Exposure Compensation AE Shift (Touch Panel)
Backlight Compensation Yes (Auto)
Auto Iris Control F2.0-F11
Face Detection
Auto Control Exposure,Color,Focus
Flash
Flash Modes Auto/On/OFF *18 *18 w/ Optional Flash Accessory
Flash mode Auto / On / OFF
Flash Metering System Pre-flash TTL *18 *18 w/ Optional Flash Accessory
Flash compensation Yes(3 steps) *18 *18 w/ Optional Flash Accessory
Focus
Manual Focus Assist Peaking Display
Lock-On AF Lock-on AF
Focus Type Contrast AF
Focus Mode Auto / Manual (Touch Panel)
Focus Area Full range Focus / Spot Focus
Fast Intelligent AF Yes
Focus Points -
Focus Control
Focus System Contrast AF
AF Modes Auto/Manual(Touch Panel)
Focus Features Lock-on AF *8 *8 Not available in the 4K Recording mode with Dual Video Recording
Image Stabilization
Image Stabilization Type Balanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Intelligent Active mode (5-axis)
Imaging Sensor
Processor BIONZ X image processor
Pixel Gross approx. 8.57 Megapixels
Imaging Sensor 1/2.5 type(7.20mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Picture Resolution(still) approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx. 6.22 Megapixels(4:3)
Effective Picture Resolution(movie) approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9) *1
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Imaging Sensor(details)
Recording pixels(photo, 16:9) Max. 16.6 Megapixels
Effective(movie, 16:9) approx. 8.29 Megapixels
LCD
Touch Panel Yes
Screen Type 3 inch (3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD display (921,600 dots) Wide (16:9)
Marker/Grid Display Grid Line
Brightness Control Yes (Menu)
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
LCD Display
LCD Backlight yes
Coverage 100%
Brightness Control *16 *16 Backlight brightness will automatically be set "Bright" when connected to AC adaptor. Yes(Menu)
Lens
ND Filter -
Minimum Focus Distance approx. 13/32 inch (Wide), approx. 31-1/2 inch (Tele) (approx. 1 cm (Wide), approx. 80 cm (Tele))
Lens Type ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T*
Lens Cover Auto
Iris Diaphragm 6 blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image) f = 26.8 to 536.0 mm (16:9), f = 32.8 to 656.0 mm (4:3) f = 1-1/16 to 21-1/8 inch (16:9), f = 1-5/16 to 25-7/8 inch (4:3)
Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video) f= 26.8-536.0 mm (16:9) f = 1-1/16 to 21-1/8 inch
Focal Distance f = 4.4 to 88 mm
Filter Diameter 2.17 in
Aperture F 2.0-3.8
Optics/Lens(details)
SteadyShot mode:Intelligent active(16:9) f=28.1-1122.6mm
SteadyShot mode:Active(16:9) 4K : f=27.3 -818.4mm HD : f=27.3 -1091.2mm
Others(details)
XLRBox Yes (w/ optional XLR Adaptor Kit)
Storage Temperature -20 degrees C. - +60 degrees C. / -4 degrees F. - +140 degrees F.
Operating Temperature 0 degrees C. - +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F.
Demonstration Mode Yes
5.1ch Center Mic Ready(w/ Optional microphone) Yes(w/ Optional Shoe Adaptor)
Panel(details)
Panel(details) 7.5cm(3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD display(921 600 dots) Wide(16:9) (960x480)
Playback
Trimming Playback Yes
Slow Playback Forward: 1/5 speed, Reverse: 1/2 speed
Slide Show (Still Image) Slideshow
Motion Shot Video Yes
Highlight Movie Maker Highlight Movie Maker, highlight background music (6 preinstalled music files, music transfer compatible)
Fast Playback About 5 times / 10 times / 30 times / 60 times
Power
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series) *32 *32 Except for NP-FV30
USB Power Supply -
USB Charging DC 5 V 1500 mA
Power Requirements 6.8 V/7.3 V (battery pack) 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption (Viewfinder) -
Power Consumption (LCD) 4K: 5.1 W
Charge on Camcorder (charging time with supplied battery) Yes (approx. 3h 25min)
Power Consumption (in LCD Operation) *34 *34 Recording mode and media are default settings. 4K:5.1W
Charge on camcorder(Charging time with supplied Battery) *33 *33 When using supplyed AC adapater. When the AC adaptor is not supplyed, using USB charging. Yes(approx. 3h 25min)
Processor
Image Processor BIONZ X™ image processor
Projector
Resolution Output -
Projector Input -
Projected Image Size -
Light Output -
Keystone Adjustment -
Endurance (Battery Life) -
Sensor
Sensor Type 1/2.5 type (0.28 in) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video) approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9)
Effective Pixels (Still Image) approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9) / approx. 6.22 Megapixels (4:3)
Shutter Speed
STANDARD 1/60-1/10000
Smooth Slow 1/250-1/10000
Manual Shutter 1/8-1/10000
Manual Iris Control (Photo Mode) 1/30-1/10000
Auto Control Range 1/8-1/10000
Size & Weight
Weight (main unit only) Approx. 1 lb 2.0 oz (510 g)
Weight (including supplied battery) Approx. 1 lb 3.8 oz (NP-FV50A), Approx. 1 lb 5.2 oz (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery), Approx. 1 lb 7.3 oz (NP-FV100A), (Approx. 560 g (NP-FV50A), Approx. 600 g (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery), Approx. 660 g (NP-FV100A))
Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery) Approx. 2-7/8 inch x 3-1/4 inch x 5-5/8 inch (Approx. 2-7/8 inch x 3-1/4 inch x 6-7/8 inch (NP-FV70A) (including supplied battery)), (Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 142.5 mm (Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 173 mm (NP-FV70A) (including supplied battery)))
Smile Shutter
Smile Sensitivity Yes(3steps)
Terminal / Shoe
Multi/Micro USB terminal Yes
Microphone Input Stereo minijack
HDMI Terminal Yes (HDMI micro)
DC IN Yes
Accessory Shoe Yes (Multi Interface Shoe)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type -
Field of View -
Diopter adjustment -
White Balance
White Balance Shift Yes
White Balance Modes Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
Wireless Function
Wi-Fi® Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz band))
NFC™ Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Multi Camera Control Yes
Zoom
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 250x
Clear Image Zoom 4K: 30x, HD: 40x
Optics/Lens
Lens Stabilization Balanced Optical SteadyShot
Focal Length(35mm equivalent)(Movie Mode) f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) *1 f=1 1/16 - 21 1/8 inch *1 *1 When "SteadyShot" is set to "Standard" or "Off".
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Photo Mode) f=26.8-536.0mm(16:9) f=32.8-656.0mm(4:3) f=1 1/16 - 21 1/8 inch (16:9) f=1 5/16 - 25 7/8(4:3)
Aperture Blade 6 blades
Digital Zoom *14 *14 The factory setting is "Off". Digital zoom ratio includes optical zoom ration. 250x
Storage Media
Media Type XAVC S 4K (100 Mbps): SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, UHS-I U3 or higher) / SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or higher), XAVC S 4K (60 Mbps): SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, Class 10 or higher) / SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or higher), XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, Class 10 or higher) / SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or higher)
Internal Media -
In The Box
Supplied Accessory *35 Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70A) (1) AC Adaptor (1) Power Cord (1) Operating Guide(1) HDMI(micro) Cable (1) micro USB Cable (1)
Audio
Speaker Built-in Zoom Microphone, Monaural Speaker
My Voice Canceling Yes
Microphone Built-in Zoom Microphone
Mic Level Control Yes (31 steps)
Auto Wind Noise Reduction Yes (On / Off)
Audio Recording Format LPCM 2ch (48 kHz / 16 bit), Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Weights and Measurements
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) Approx.510g Approx.1lb 2.0oz
Weight(Approx.) (Total) *31 *31 including a battery pack and a media(if a lens hood is supplied, including it too.). Approx.560g(NP-FV50A) Approx.600g(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) Approx.660g(NP-FV100A) Approx.1lb 3.8oz(NP-FV50A) Approx.1lb 5.2oz(NP-FV70A)(supplied battery) Approx.1lb 7.3oz(NP-FV100A)
Dimensions(Approx.)(WxHxD including supplied battery) *29 *30 *29 inculding the projecting parts *30 including lens hood if it is supplied Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 142.5mm(Approx.73mm x 80.5mm x 173mm(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery)) Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 5 5/8inch(Approx.2 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6 7/8inch(NP-FV70A)(including supplied battery))
Interface
STD Output Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately)
Remote Terminal integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal *27 *27 Supports Micro USB compatible device.
PhotoTV HD Yes
NFC Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
HD Output HDMI Out(micro)(supplied)
Direct Copy Yes
BRAVIA Sync Yes
4K Output HDMI Out(micro)(supplied)
Multi/Micro USB Terminal *26 *26 Supports Micro USB compatible device. Yes
Recording
Video Resolution XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 / 30p, 24p, XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 / 60p, 30p, 24p, AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 / 60p (PS), 30p (FX, FH), 24p (FX, FH), 60i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080 / 60i (HQ, LP), MP4: 1280 x 720 / 30p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR) XAVC S 4K: approx. 100 Mbps, XAVC S 4K: approx. 60 Mbps, XAVC S HD: approx. 50 Mbps, AVCHD PS: approx. 28 Mbps / FX: approx. 24 Mbps / FH: approx. 17 Mbps / HQ: approx. 9 Mbps / LP: approx. 5 Mbps, MP4: approx. 3 Mbps
Still Image Size (Time-Lapse Capture) 4K: L (8.3 M 3840 x 2160) / HD: S (2.1 M 1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Photo Capture) XAVC S 4K: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840 x 2160), XAVC S HD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080), AVCHD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Movie Mode) M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840 x 2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size (Dual Record) M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840 x 2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)
Recording Format (Video) XAVC S format: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, AVCHD format ver. 2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording Format (Still Image) JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible)
Microphone/Speaker Built-in Zoom Microphone Monaural Speaker
Video Signal UHDTV HDTV NTSC color, EIA standards
Video Mode(Resolution) AVCHD : 1920x1080/60p(PS),30p(FX,FH),24p(FX,FH),60i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i(HQ,LP) XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/60p, 30p, 24p XAVC S 4K : 3840x2160/30p, 24p MP4: 1280x720 30p
Video Format AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264 MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 XAVC S format:MPEG4-AVC/H.264
Video Actual (Pixel) approx. 8.29 Megapixels(16:9) *1 *1 When "SteadyShot" is set to "Standard" or "Off".
Still Image Size(Photo Mode) L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440x3056),12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080x3056) M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160),6.2 Megapixels 4:3 (2880x2160) S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080),0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
Still Image Mode JPEG
Still Image Max Effective 16.6 Megapixels
Still Image File Format DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Progressive Mode XAVC S 4K : 30p/24p, Progressive recording XAVC S HD: 60p/30p/24p, Progressive recording AVCHD: 60p/30p/24p, Progressive recording MP4: 30p, Progressive recording
Photo Capture from Movie XAVC S 4K: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160) XAVC S HD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) AVCHD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Maximum Capacity of External Media 256GB(As of 12/2019)
Dual Video Recording Yes *13 *13 "Dual Video Recording "doesn't work in "AVCHD PS" mode or "XAVC S HD 60p" mode.
Audio Format LPCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) *10 *10 Video Mode is XAVC S HD or 4K. Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator *11 *11 Video Mode is AVCHD. Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator *11 MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch *12 *12 Video Mode is MP4.
Movie Recording Rate(Average Bit Rate/VBR) *2 *2 Bit Rate is described by average bit rate(including movie, sounds and others). XAVC S 4K: approx.100Mbps XAVC S 4K: approx.60Mbps XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps MP4: approx.3Mbps
Dual Record *7 *7 Not available in the recording mode PS(60p/50p), FX(24p/25p/60i/50i) and FH(24p/25p) M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160) S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080) *8 *9

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