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In the word of videography and shooting, memory storage is an essential aspect. The level of storage of your device determines the number of picture you can take and the maximum video coverage one is able to facilitate. Ideally, it determines how efficient your coverage process would be. Therefore, when come to selecting your choice of memory card, keen consideration is necessary. Getting the ideal media storage might be quite a challenge. That is why most people prefer Sony XQD Memory Cards. With these products, you are always certain of quality and perfection. You are always guaranteed originality and durability. Depending on one’s preferences and storage requirements, there are several Sony Memory Cards to choose from.

 Sony XQD Memory Cards

Sony QD-G120F 120GB XQD G Series Card Sony QD-G120F 120GB XQD G Series Card Sony QD-N32/J Sony QD-N64/J
Product Code: QD-G120F
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Product Code: QD-G240F
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Product Code: QDN32J
Product Code: QDN64J
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120GB XQD G Series Memory Card

240GB XQD G Series Memory Card

32 GB XQD N Series memory card

64 GB XQD N Series memory card

Sony QD-G32E 32 GB XQD G Series Memory Card Sony QD-G64E 64 GB XQD G Series Memory Card Sony QD-G128E 128GB XQD G Series Memory Card Sony 256GB Memory Card
Product Code: QDG32E
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Product Code: QDG64E
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Product Code: QDG128E
Product Code: QDG256E
QD-G32E QD-G64E QD-G128E QD-G256E

32GB XQD G Series Memory Card

64GB XQD G Series Memory Card

128GB XQD G Series Memory Card

256GB XQD G Series Memory Card

Sony QD-M32 32 GB XQD M Series Memory Card Sony QD-M64 64GB XQD M Series Memory Card Sony QD-M128 128GB XQD M Series Memory Card Sony SF32P
Product Code: QDM32
Product Code: QDM64
Product Code: QDM128
Product Code: SF32P
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32GB XQD M Series Memory Card

64 GBXQD M Series Memory Card

128GBXQD M Series Memory Card

32 GB Professional Memory Card

Sony SF64P Sony SFG1P 128GB SD Card Sony QD-G32A Sony QD-G64A
Product Code: SF64P
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Product Code: SFG1P
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Product Code: QDG32A
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Product Code: QDG64A
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64GB Professional Memory Card

128GB Professional Memory Card

32 GB XQD G Series memory card for professional shooting

64 GB XQD G Series memory card for professional shooting

Sony QD-G128A      
Product Code: QDG128A
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128 GB XQD G Series memory card for professional shooting


 Sony CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Sony CAT-G32  Sony CAT-G64  Sony CAT-G128   
 Product Code: CAT-G32
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 Product Code: CAT-G64
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 Product Code: CAT-G128
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CAT-G32 CAT-G64 CAT-G128  

CFast 2.0 32GB High performance Memory Card

CFast 2.0 64GB High performance Memory Card

CFast 2.0 128GB High performance Memory Card


 Sony SxS Memory Cards

Sony SBP64E  Sony SBP128E  Sony SBP256E  Sony SBS 32G1C 
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 Product Code: SBP128E
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 Product Code: SBP256E
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 Product Code: SBS32G1C
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SxS Pro+ E Series 64GB Memory Card

SxS Pro+ E Series 128GB Memory Card

SxS Pro+ E Series 256GB Memory Card

SxS-1 G1 C Series 32GB Memory Card

Sony SBS 64G1C  Sony SBS 128G1C  Sony SBS 32G1B  Sony SBS 64G1B 
 Product Code: SBS64G1C
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 Product Code: SBS128G1C
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 Product Code: SBS64G1B
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SBS64G1C  SBS128G1C  SBS32G1B  SBS64G1B 

SxS-1 G1 C Series 64GB Memory Card

SxS-1 G1 C Series 128GB Memory Card

SxS-1 G1B Series 32GB Memory Card

SxS-1 G1B Series 64GB Memory Card

Sony SBS 128G1B Sony SBP256D Sony SBP-128C Sony SBP64D
Product Code: SBS128G1B
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Product Code: SBP256D
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Product Code: SBP128C
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Product Code: SBP64D
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SxS-1 G1B Series 128GB Memory Card

SxS PRO+ D Series 256GB Memory Card

SxS PRO+ C Series 128GB Memory Card

SxS PRO+ D Series 64GB Memory Card

Sony SBP128D Sony QDA-EX1 Sony AXSA1TS48 / AXSA512S48 AXS Memory Card  
Product Code: SBP128D
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Product Code: QDAEX1
Product Code: AXSA512S48/AXSA1TS48

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SxS PRO+ D Series 128GB Memory Card

XQD ExpressCard Adapter

AXS Memory A Series Card Up to 4.8 Gbps Write Speed

Sony QD-S32E Sony QD-S64E Sony SBP64C  
Product Code: QDS32E
Product Code: QDS64E
Product Code: SBP64C
QD-S32E QD-S64E SBP64C  

32 GB XQD S Series memory card

64GB XQD S Series memory card

SxS PRO+ C Series 64GB Memory Card


 Sony Card Readers

Sony MRW-E80 Sony MRW-E90 XQD/SD Card Reader    
Product Code: MRWE80
Product Code: MRWE90
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MRW-E80 MRW-E90    

Card reader for XQD Memory Card

Card reader for XQD/SD Memory Card


 Sony Professional Disc

Sony PFD23A Sony PFD-50DLA Sony PFD-100TLA Sony PFD-128QLW
Product Code: PFD23A
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Product Code: PFD50DLA
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Product Code: PFD100TLA
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Product Code: PFD128QLW
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Single Layer Professional Disc

Dual Layer Professional Disc

Triple Layer Professional Disc

Quad Layer Professional Disc

 Sony LTO 1/2 inch Linear Tapes

Sony LTX100G Sony LTX200G Sony LTX400G Sony LTX800G
Product Code: LTX100G
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Product Code: LTX800G
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1/2 inch LTO Data Catridge

1/2 inch LTO Data Catridge

1/2 inch LTO Data Catridge

LTO Ultrium 4 Data Catridge

Sony LTX1500G Sony LTX2500G Sony LTXCLN  
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LTO Ultrium 5 Data Catridge

1/2 inch LTO Data Catridge

LTO Cleaning Tape


 Sony HDCAM Tapes

Sony BCT-6HD Sony BCT-12HD Sony BCT-22HD Sony BCT-32HD
Product Code: BCT6HD
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Product Code: BCT12HD
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Product Code: BCT22HD
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Product Code: BCT32HD
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HDCAM Small 6min Tape

HDCAM Small 12min Tape

HDCAM Small 22min Tape

HDCAM Small 32min Tape

Sony BCT-40HD Sony BCT-64HDL Sony BCT-94HDL Sony BCT-124HDL
Product Code: BCT40HD
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Product Code: BCT64HDL
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Product Code: BCT94HDL
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HDCAM Small 40min Tape

HDCAM Large 64min Tape

HDCAM Large 94min Tape

HDCAM Small 32min Tape

 Sony SSD Mini

Sony SV-MGS50 Sony SV-MGS1T Sony SV-MGS2T  
Product Code: SVMGS50
Product Code: SVMGS1T
Product Code: SVMGS2T

Sony ATOMX MiniSSD 500GB for Ninja V

Sony ATOMX MiniSSD 1TB for Ninja V

Sony ATOMX MiniSSD 2TB for Ninja V

Sony Media Storage
AXSA512S48 / AXSA1TS48
Panasonic Media Storage

Sony QD-G32E(32GB) / QD-G64E(64GB) / QD-G128E(128GB) XQD G Series Memory Card
This high quality XQD memory card comes with ideal features and exceptional functionality. For one, it offers high speed shooting with single lens cameras. This high capacity memory cards also guarantees excellent results with 4K memory camcorder and 4K handy cam.

Enhanced Bust Shooting
The extremely fast writer speed of this XQD memory card makes it ideal for raw burst shooting. Ideally, it guarantees storage of up to 200 RAW images with high-end DSLRs. Compared to the compact flash cards, it is 1.5 times more efficient.

Faster than ever before
Sony Solid-state Media Storage cards are not only for storage. They facilitate the transfer of data. With Sony QD-G32E / QD-G64E / QD-G128E XQD G Series Memory Cards, you are covered as far as faster data transfer is concerned. These memory cards work perfectly well with Sony XDQ card reader to ensure easy and efficient transfer of data. On average, it guarantees twice the transfer speed of normal compact flash cards. You can, therefore, use it for data transfer to PC without the least of worries. The Sony XDQ G Series card has the Read transfer speed of up to 440MB/s and Write transfer speed of up to 400MB/s.

High-End Design
Sony XQD G Series Memory Cards are designed to keep up with faster-shooting pace; clearing the memory buffer fast. With this memory card, you can now capture more decisive moments using high-end DSLRs. It guarantees efficiency Eve with the rapid continuous shooting.

Guaranteed Durability
The pride of every product is the ability to stand the test of times. However perfect a product might be, it will not be worth it if it cannot last longer than expected. Sony’s XQD Memory Card guarantees increased durability. It features improved shell strength and robust shell structure that work in unison to oversee a perfect product. In addition, it comes fully conditioned with recessed contact pins, which ensure they are protected against unnecessary damage and dust. Its structure also makes it able to withstand electrostatic shock; making it even more preferable to any customers with a fine taste for lasting products. With this product, you can be certain of enhanced and seamless performance even in harsh environments.

You will be spoilt for choice
Sony offers the largest 128GB Sony XDQ memory card. It is the kind of memory card you can trust for stable and flawless 4K video recording. When used with quality cameras like Sony 4K FDR-AX1, it can guarantee up to 100 minutes of 4K XAVC-s recording (approximately 150Mps). Depending on your preference, you can also opt for Sony 64GB memory card, which has almost similar features.

The perfect brand for professionals
Sony XDQ Memory cards are designed to be used with a variety of professional cameras. The unique design and guaranteed quality make them suitable for prolonged use in professional cameras. The cards boast of being shockproof, magnet proof, and even anti-static. More interestingly, they are resistant to breakage and can be used under intense temperature conditions. The memory cards are also able to withstand intense exposure to UV light and airport X-ray machines. This makes them dependable for use in high profile professional cameras. Buying this product is a sure way to solve media storage in cameras.

Recover your lost data the easier way
With Sony’s File Rescue Software, you will be covered in case of possible loss of corruption of your files stored in Sony XQD memory cards. The software offers easy data recovery process without intervention of professionals. It is so easy and simple; anyone can do it! Applying a simple algorithm, it enables faster recovery of MOV files, 4K XAVC-s, RAW images and even video files stored in Sony’s memory. With all these features and more to enjoy from Sony Memory Cards, you have every reason to grab one and test it out! You will not be disappointed!

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Sony New XQD-256GB Memory Card
By Admin,  06/12/2016

Sony has announced a new 256GB capacity Memory card for Sony XQD-G series.
Details are as follow:
- 256GB capacity supports up to 40min of video recording on 4K 60P and approximately 4hours recording on 2K 20P.
- Cut down the frequency of changing the media during long time video shooting at various event.
- Sony 128GB XQD G Series Memory Card stock will be available from Mid January 2017.

With the latest launch of the powerful Sony PXW-FS7 XDCAM Camcorder, the new large capacity Memory card comes in handy to support the long time professional video recording .
Key benefit for users is the decrease times of changing cards during shooting and reduce data backup cycle after shooting.


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New memory: new firmware
Sony's recording media product line continues to expand with new releases in the SxS and XQD media product categories.

Available from Spring 2017 are SxS Pro+ models SBP-64E, SBP-128E and SBP-256E. Available now are SxS-1 models SBS-64G1C and SBS-128G1C, plus XQD Memory cards QD-G64E, QD-G128E, QD-G256E, QD-M64, QD-M128.

The following cameras and recorders need updated firmware to support the new media. If a product is not listed, there is no need for a firmware update.

Affordable Professional 4K for any application
4K (4096x2160) 50p or 60p Shooting

XAVC Recording Format at 4K 50p/60p, 4:2:2 10-bit at 500/600Mbps, HD at up to 223Mbps
XQD Memory Card Recording
HDMI Interface for 4K Output and 3G HD-SDI Interface for HD Output
Remote Control with WiFi


Sony PXW Z100: Overview

Sony PXW-Z100


Professional handheld camcorder records 4K using the XAVC format on to XQD solid state memory cards
Sony PXW-Z100 professional 4K handheld XDCAM camcorder features a 1/2.33-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor with 16 million pixels. The camcorder is ideal for creating stunning 4K content (4096 x 2160) at 50 fps (frames per second) or 60 fps. The camcorder makes it easier for everyone from

high-end cinema to entry-level productions to work in the 4K world.

Stunning 4K, QFHD or HD images in lightweight camcorder
Sony PXW-Z100, together with the fixed 4K-compatible high-performance G Lens, weighs less than 3kg. It uses the XAVC recording format first used in the PMW-F55 CineAlta camera. As with the F55, 4K (4096 x 2160, 50fps or 60fps. 4:2:2, Intra-frame,10-bit recording in MXF file format) is

possible at a high-bit rate of 500Mbps or 600Mbps. QFHD (3840 x 2160) and HD (1920 x 1080) resolutions can also be selected, both of which are compatible with most 4K TV's.


XDCAM Camcorder PXW-Z100 firmware update to version 2.0

[Contents of update]

1.     It corrects so that the sound from the internal microphone can record correctly, when the internal microphone is chosen both 1ch, 2ch.

2.     HDMI2.0 Compatibility

      • HDMI 4K / 59.94p (50P) transmission compatibility (YCbCr 4:2:0 / 8bit)
      • Additional Video Format
      • Shutter Speed Setting during S&Q Motion


Sony PXW Z100: Features


Sony PXW-Z100


4K (4096 x 2160) 50fps or 60fps shooting

The camcorder provides good sensitivity due to the back-illuminated Exmor™ R CMOS sensor. With 8 million effective pixels, the 1/2.33" sensor captures 4K images at 50fps or 60fps. The inbuilt high-performance G Lens offers maximum shooting flexibility, including a wide angle of 29.5mm (equivalent to 35mm) and 20x powerful optical zoom.


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XAVC recording format at 4K 50fps/60fps, 4:22 10-bit at 500/600Mbps, HD at up to 223Mbps

The PXW-Z100 uses Sony's XAVC recording format first employed in the PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K camera. MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression is used for HD (1920 x 1080), QFHD (3840 x 2016) and 4K (4096 x 2160) content. Image sampling is 4:2:2 10-bit, with an intra-frame system that compresses each frame individually at a maximum bit rate of 500Mbps or 600Mbps during 4K 50fps or 60fps recording respectively and 223Mbps during HD 50fps or 60fps recording. The XAVC format is ideal for those looking to implement a high-quality, secure and worry-free workflow.

A free firmware update is planned for the middle of 2014 to support the LongGOP mode for extended 4K recording time and to add support for AVCHD recording, a format that until now has been compatible with the playback environment of Blu-ray Discs.


Sony PXW-Z100

XQD Memory Card recording

The XQD Memory Card* is a new standard of solid state memory, which was recently defined by several industry leading companies. XQD uses the ultra-fast PCI Express interface and Sony's unique camera processor to enable stable video recording at 500Mbps or 600Mbps. The PXW-Z100 features two XQD Memory Card slots. Multiple cards can be used in various ways, such as for relay recording. When the first card becomes full, recording continues on the second card without a break.

* XQD cards have a write speed of up to 800Mbps. The use of S Series cards with 180MB/s writing speed is recommended.


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HDMI interface for 4K output and 3G HD-SDI interface for HD output

The HDMI interface on the PXW-Z100 can output 4K as a 50fps/60fps signal. When the PXW-Z100 is connected to a Sony 4K-compatible BRAVIA TV, the recorded 4K image can be displayed in 4K 50fps/60fps quality. A future firmware upgrade is planned to provide compatibility with the new HDMI 2.0 standard and enable 4K 50fps/60fps output to a wider range of devices. Other features include a 3G HD-SDI interface that supports output to an SDI of up to HD 60fps. It also supports HD output during 4K recording.


Sony PXW-Z100

Remote control with WiFi

Focus, zoom, aperture settings and 'record start/stop' can be remote controlled using the browser function of a smartphone or tablet.


Paint function for more creative freedom

The PXW-Z100's paint function enables multiple image parameters to be adjusted including gamma curve, black level, skin detail and colour. The range of settings is similar to those in the PMW-F55. Together with other setting options, parameter settings can be recorded as a camera profile onto a memory card. The recorded camera profile can then be used to set the same parameters in another PXW-Z100 to enable the matching of quality and image tones when using a multi-camera setup.


PXW-Z100 Supplied Accessories
Lens hood (1). Pre-installed to the Camcorder
EVF eyecup (1)
USB cable (1)
AV connecting cable (1)
AC-NB12A AC adaptor (1)
HDMI Cable (1)
Wi-Fi dongle (1)
ECM-XM1Microphone (1)
Operating instructions (1)
Battery Charger (1)
NP-F970 Battery (1)
Warranty (1)
CD-ROM: Operating instructions in PDF (1)

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Firmware Update PXW-Z100 ver.5.10

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• compatibility with Sony XQD M series memory card
* Please refer to the operating instructions for supported Rec Format settings.
• Image quality improvement regarding XAVC-L and AVCHD recording


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