Everything you need to know about Sony FX6
When it is about shooting videos, is it for professional or
personal creative purposes one thing that everyone looks for is clarity of the
video, clear shots, and well-balanced light as well. Nobody enjoys watching a
video that is not clear and devoid of natural-looking shots. Authenticity is a
special feature one should have in their video. And this you will be getting
only when you plan to invest in cameras which are of amazing quality.
Sony is one company standing strong in the industry for years, serving
innumerable people all over the world with their electronic products, especially
cameras and accessories. Hence undoubtedly, it is your golden option if you are
looking for one company that will give you the best features.
FX6 camera is their new launched in the Cinema line range. This camera is a
masterpiece for people who are looking forward to getting something that will
level up their game in professional videography or film shooting as well.
Let’s see the features at a glance.
- 4k 10.2 MP frame
- UHD till 120p
- 4k DCI till 60p
- Base ISO 800
- Extreme sensitivity
control of 12,800 ISO
- HD till 180 fps
- Four channels provided for
recording of audio
- 12G/6G/3G SDI facilities.
- Face detection along with
- External RAW recording along with Atomos Shogun 7
The Sony FX6 is an innovative launch, especially for people who are working
alone behind a shoot. This camera is a lightweight, comprehensive mobile
operated camera that is perfect for solo video shooting purposes. This is a
perfect amalgamation of Cinema and alpha cameras.
The Sony FX6 utilizes a
full frame of around 12.9 megapixels, 10.2 megapixels, which has a
back-illuminated CMOS Exmor R4K sensor. The a7S III and the Sony FX6 uses
similar sensor technology.
The processor used by the Sony FX6 is a BIONX
XR image processor, and this processor is expected to read the activity of the
sensor literally three times faster than a7S III and, in general, two times
faster than the generic mirrorless hybrid sensors available.
The Sony FX6
possesses an ISO 12800 extreme sensitivity mode for delicate low light scenes,
which is an amazing factor and makes the camera quite appropriate for low light
shooting. The camera posses multiple things within it, which makes it the best
for solo operators; as mentioned earlier, the body weight is less than 2 lb,
which makes it even more comprehensive.
The camera has fast and precise
phase-detection autofocus, amazing accuracy in face detection as well as eye
autofocus. Other than that, you will be getting auto as well as manual ND filter
settings. The settings give you better control over the exposure compensation.
It also comes with a 3.5″ LCD monitor where you get to operate the settings
through the touch screen mode and can position it in any convenient way for
having better and operation.
The Sony FX6 is the only compact camera
which is offering UHD 4K 4:2:2 capture facilities with amazing XAVC-I codec. You
get a variety in terms of choosing XAVC Intra and as well as XAVC Long codecs
ranging from 35 to 600 Mb/s.
The Sony FX6 also has a remote monitoring
feature when it is paired with a content browser mobile application in a
smartphone or remote control. The Wi-Fi in Sony FX6 supports remote focus, iris
as well as zooming facilities.
With all these beautiful features, the
Sony FX6 is all in one when it comes to a professional video shooting camera.
Its modular structure provides the user a lot of flexibility coz you can use it
with a drone or on its own with external accessories as well.
Ready to tell amazing stories
Sony PXW-FX6 (ILME-FX6V) Inside a
compact body that’s ready for grab-and-shoot action, the FX6 packs a highly
sensitive, full-frame image sensor with the power to expand your movie making
Capture the impossible with expanded ISO sensitivity
Capture usable images in near total darkness with an impressive ISO expanded
range up to 409600. The full-frame sensor coupled with innovative light
gathering ensures limitless shooting possibilities.
bokeh and full-frame creativity
Sony PXW-FX6 Realise beautiful 4K
imagery with the creative freedom made possible by a full-frame sensor. Capture
every detail from the scene with shallow depth of field and stunning bokeh for a
truly cinematic look.
Cinematic colour science with S-Cinetone™
S-Cinetone colour, developed for Sony’s acclaimed ILME-FX6V, is the default look
on the Sony PXW-FX6. Precisely tuned to meet the requirements of today’s content
creators with rich colour and natural skin tones, it produces fresh and vivid
images straight out of camera without grading, while retaining plenty of
latitude for post production.
Large pixels deliver high
sensitivity and low noise
The full-frame, back-illuminated,
10.2-megapixel2 Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor offers impressive light-gathering
capability. Fast readout speeds and a dynamic range of 15+ stops3 deliver superb
image quality with wide sensitivity and reduced noise.
BIONZ XRTM image processor
The BIONZ XR image processing engine
matches the sensor’s high-speed readout with enormous processing power. Built
with a future-oriented architecture, it delivers high quality images faster and
dramatically improves camera interface responsiveness.
dynamic range for limitless expression
At its base sensitivity of
ISO8004, the Sony PXW-FX6 offers optimal dynamic range for well-lit interiors
and outdoor documentary shooting. An enhanced ISO 128004 sensitivity is designed
for challenging low-light, morning and evening shots.
The Sony PXW-FX6
offers an exceptional 15+ stops3 of dynamic range ‒ beyond the perception of
even the human eye in many conditions ‒ allowing for unprecedented creative
freedom in colour grading and post.
Fast Hybrid AF for accuracy
The wide-area AF uses intelligent tracking and
on-sensor phase-detection for tenacious subject tracking across almost the
entire frame (6275-point focal plane phase-detection AF covers approx. 89% of
the image area). The hybrid AF system delivers precise focusing even when
shooting at shallow depths of field and at 120p high frame rates in 4K (QFHD)6.
A wide range of professional
interfaces is available including 12G-SDI and HDMI outputs11, a remote
interface, TC connectors for multi-camera sync, and SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps (USB
3.2) to support fluid data workflows.