The HXR-NX3 NXCAM Professional Handheld Camcorder from Sony brings high-quality performance, adaptability, and ease ofuse to a compact, handheld body. The camcorder features a 3-chip Exmor sensor with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution, Sony G lens with 20x optical zoom range,and a 40x Clear Image Zoom for 35mm equivalent focal lengths up to 1152mm. It also features Wi-Fi connectivity for transferring video files from thecamcorder to mobile devices, as well as controlling camera functions from your smartphone or tablet. A network-friendly 720p, 3 Mbps MP4 recording optionallows for easy transfer and compatibility with computer, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.
The HXR-NX3 records video using the AVCHD 2.0 format, with framerates up to 60p for recording smooth motion. 60i and 24p modes are also available. You canalso record in the DV format, letting you fit the camcorder into existing DV workflows. Media is recorded to two SD memory card slots. You can choose torecord simultaneously to both cards, or use the relay mode which switches recording automatically to the second memory card when the first one is full. Thetwo card slots can be controlled independently from two separate record buttons. An HDMI output connector provides uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2 signals whileshooting for use with external recorders.
PLEASE NOTE:Rechargeable battery pack and shotgun microphone are not included.
- 3 Exmor CMOS Sensors
- The HXR-NX3 features three 1/2.8" Full HD CMOS sensors, one-sensor for the Red, Green, and Blue color channels. This means high detail and texture,even on high-contrast colors. And, thanks to Sony's Exmor technology, the CMOS sensors deliver low noise and high sensitivity for low-lightshooting situations.
- Sony G Lens with 20x Optical Zoom, 40x Clear Image Zoom
- The Sony G lens provides high image quality while offering 20x optical zoom with a 35mm equivalent focal range of 28.8mm to 576mm. When moretelephoto reach is needed a 40x "Clear Image Zoom" allows you to reach an 35mm equivalent focal lengths up to 1152mm.
- Frame Rate Flexibility
- The camcorder records using the AVCHD 2.0 codec for Full HD 1920x1080 resolution video at frame rates of 24p, 30p, 60i, and 60p. The camcorder alsooffers 720/60p AVCHD capture, 2x slow motion and 60x quick motion recording, as well as standard definition DV recording. The two SD card slotsenable simultaneous or relay recording.
- Wi-Fi Control
- Use your smartphone or tablet as a remote viewfinder as well as a remote control for camera functions such as recording start/stop, zoom, iris, andtouch auto focus. The Wi-Fi remote works with both iOS and Android devices. MP4 video streaming from the camera delivers up to 30 fps to yourwireless device. Frame-rate will depend on the processor speed of the mobile device.
- NFC One-Touch Remote
- Near-field Communication (NFC) chipset allows users to establish a Wi-Fi connection simply by touching an NFC-compatible smartphone or tablet onthe camcorder.
- Built-in LED Video Light
- For great versatility when shooting close-ups and interviews, the HXR-NX3 comes equipped with an LED video light. The light outputs 200 lux at 3.3feet and 800 lux at 1.6 feet.
- Additional Features
- Separate rings for focus, iris, and zoom
- Built-in ND filters
- Lens Hood
- EVF Eyecup
- Infrared Remote Commander
- CR2025 battery (for IR Remote Commander)
- AC-L100C AC adaptor
- AC Cable
- Cold Shoe Kit
- CD-ROM with Operating Instructions
- Limited 1-Year USA Warranty
- CLEANING KIT
- 32GB MEMORY CARD
- ALL IN ONE MEMORY CARD READER
3 x 1/2.8" Exmor CMOS Sensor
60i: 1.2 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed, iris/gain Auto)
1/4 to 1/10,000 second
Preset (Outdoor:5600K), A, B
-6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30 dB, AGC
Built-in ND Filter
Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
20x (optical), servo/manual
4.1 to 82.0 mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length
28.8 to 576.0mm (16:9)
f/1.6 to f/11, auto/manual selectable
Minimum Focus Distance
Wide: 0.4" (10.0 mm) Tele: 31.5"(800.0 mm)
ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
HD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.2264 AVCHD 2.0
HD: Linear PCM 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz
Resolutions & Frame Rates
Approx. 290min(SDXC 64GB, PS, LPCM)
3.5" LCD monitor
1 x Type A
1 x BNC, NTSC
2 x XLR (3-pin), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
mini-AB USB 2.0, mass storage/host
1 x 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
1 x 2.5 mm stereo mini jack
1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Duo
Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Battery pack: 7.2 VDC
Approx. 6.4 W with XLR mic while recording, EVF On, Video light Off
Battery Operating Time
Approx. 410 min with NP-F970 battery (video light Off) Approx. 265 min with NP-F970 battery (video light On)
32 to 104F (0 to 40C)
-4 to 140F (-20 to 60C)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 6.9 x 7.60 x 15.5" (174.5 x 193.0 x 393.0 mm) with lens hood, eye piece
With lens hood: Approx. 4.87 lb (2.21 kg) With lens hood, EVF eyecup, and NP-F970 battery: Approx. 5.60 lb (2.54 kg)