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Vendor Sony

Code PXW-Z450

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£20,900.00 £21,960.00 20,900.00
Price inc. VAT: £25,080.00

Sony’s ground-breaking PXW-Z450 combines 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) with superbly balanced shoulder-mount ergonomics and a versatile 2/3-inch B4 lens mount. It’s a robust, high performance acquisition tool for 4K and HD news, documentaries, live events and general field production.

The PXW-Z450 records 4K QFHD (3840x2160) at 50p/59.94p, with 4K Slow and Quick motion up to 59.94p, as well as a variety of HD formats including XAVC Intra, XAVC Long GOP, MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420. The Z450 can record and output not only SDR but also HDR pictures as Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) and S-Log3 with BT.2020 colour space.

Thanks to a specially-developed 4K 2/3-type Exmor R CMOS sensor, the PXW-Z450 allows you to use a wide range of commercially-available B4 mount lenses without having to use an adapter. The PXW-Z450 offers the same advanced features as the PXW-X400 Full HD camcorder, with exceptional weight balance and low power consumption, alongside excellent networking features.

4K HDR / HD SDR simultaneous recording

The Z450 can record both 4K HDR and HD SDR simultaneously to support high speed workflows. No need to spend time converting 4K HDR clips to HD SDR to get on-air quickly.

Advanced picture monitoring

To make HDR production easier, picture quality can be monitored with BT.709 imagery in the viewfinder while shooting S-Log3 or HLG, while a high quality Focus Magnifier picture can be made from the 4K resolution image.

Versatile B4 ENG lens options

Thanks to a versatile 2/3-type native sensor and B4 lens mount, this camcorder allows you to install a variety of B4 ENG lenses including either 4K or HD. This flexible lens options supports a variety of shooting applications while saving cost.

Low power and ergonomic design

Z450 power consumption is as low as 24W in normal operation (XAVC recording with colour LCD on), extending recording times, while an ergonomically balanced weight distribution eases operator fatigue and enhances stable shooting.

Excellent connectivity and wireless functions [online]

The PXW-Z450 enables robust, high-speed ENG/EFP workflows with high resolution clip or proxy clip transfer via Wired / Wireless LAN or 4G/LTE connection. The camcorder can also stream HD video to a receiver even while shooting in 4K.

Supplied Accessories

  • Shoulder Belt (1)
  • Cold Shoe Kit (1)
  • Lens Mount Cap (1)
  • USB wireless LAN module (IFU-WLM3) (1)
  • Protective Cap (2)
  • Operation Guide (1)
  • Operation Manual (CD-ROM) (1)



1-Chip 2/3" CMOS Sensor


Effective Sensor Resolution


3840 x 2160


Signal-to-Noise Ratio


61 dB


Minimum Illumination


0.019 lux


Shutter Speed


1/2 to 1/2000 sec


Built-In ND Filter


Mechanical Filter Wheel with 2 Stop (1/4), 4 Stop (1/16), 6 Stop (1/64) ND Filters


Recording Media


2 x SxS Card Slots


Recording Modes


XAVC-I 4:2:2 10-Bit:
3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25/29.97/59.94 fps (300 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/59.94 fps (100 Mb/s) 
XAVC-L 4:2:0 8-Bit:
3840 x 2160p at 23.98/25/29.97/59.94 fps (150 Mb/s) 
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/59.94 fps (50 Mb/s) 
MPEG2 4:2:2:
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (50 Mb/s) 
1280 x 720p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (50 Mb/s) 


Variable Frame Rates


720p: 1 to 60 fps
1080p: 1 to 60 fps


Video Connectors


1 x BNC (HD-SDI) Input
4 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output


Audio Connectors


2 x 3-Pin XLR (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 5-Pin XLR Input/Output
1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Headphone Output


Other I/O


1 x RJ45 LAN
1 x 20-Pin Viewfinder
1 x 26-Pin Viewfinder
1 x 50-Pin
1 x 8-Pin Hirose Control
1 x 12-Pin Lens Control
2 x USB Type-A
1 x USB Type-B
1 x RJ45 LAN
1 x BNC Timecode Input
1 x BNC Genlock Input
1 x DE-15 Wireless Receiver Input




3.5" LCD


Screen Resolution


960 x 540


Power Connectors


1 x 4-Pin Hirose (11 to 17 VDC up to1.8 A) Output
1 x 2-Pin Light Output
1 x 4-Pin XLR (11 to 17 VDC) Input




6.69 x 10.59 x 13.07" / 170 x 269 x 332 mm


Weight 7.9 lb / 3.6 kg