The Sony NEX-EA50M NXCAM Camcorder with 18-105mm f/4 Servo Zoom G Lens brings large-sensor, Full HD video recording to the masses. It inherits the same versatile semi-shoulder mount design...
The Sony NEX-EA50M NXCAM Camcorder with 18-105mm f/4 Servo Zoom G Lens brings large-sensor, Full HD video recording to the masses. It inherits the same versatile semi-shoulder mount design from its predecessor--the NEX-EA50UH--but adds an updated Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and replaces the 18-200mm E-mount lens with an 18-105mm f/4 constant aperture Servo Zoom G lens. The lens provides quiet and continuous variable focus, zoom, and iris operation and features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization for smoother footage whether the camcorder is in your hands or on your shoulder. The camcorder's E-mount allows you to use native Sony E-Mount lenses, such as the included 18-105mm servo zoom, as well as virtually any SLR, DSLR, or cine lenses through the addition of optional third party adapters. Behind the lens mount, you'll find a large APS-C sized CMOS sensor. Similar in size to Super 35, the APS-C sensor allows for cinematic images with a shallower depth of field than smaller sensor camcorders. The sensor can capture up to 1080p video at 24, 25, 30, 50, or 60 frames per second using the AVCHD codec, as well as still photos up to 16.1 megapixels. For professional audio capture, the camcorder has two XLR inputs, with an ECM-XM1 shotgun microphone included. Media is recorded to an SD/SDHC/SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo card. The camcorder supports MS-PX inchMirroring Memory Stickinch cards, which allows for two distinct segments to be recorded simultaneously to a single card, with built-in Error Correction Code to catch and correct errors as they happen. You can also connect and record to Sony's optional HXR-FMU128, a flash memory unit with a 128GB capacity. When connected, you can even simultaneously record HD video to the flash memory unit and the internal memory card for instant backup. Footage is monitored using a 3.5inch touchscreen LCD. When using an E-mount lens, you can active the Touch Focus function and pull focus simply by touching the LCD where you want the camera to focus. E-mount lenses also allow you to take advantage of the camcorder's face detection feature. Other features include a built-in hot shoe, LANC remote control port, and GPS location tagging. Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens The Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens is a wide-ranging zoom lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27-158mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives. A constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and is especially beneficial when working with greater zoom magnifications in low-light conditions. Also benefiting working in dim light or at the long end of the zoom range is Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, which works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps. Variable zooming speed is electronically controlled by zoom rocker levers located on the camcorders handgrip, top handle, on the lens itself, or remotely with a LANC compatible controller. E-Mount Interchangeable Lens System The camcorder's Sony E-mount accepts native Sony E-mount lenses, as well as virtually any 35mm SLR, DSLR, and 35mm cine lenses via optional lens adapters. This means that you are not locked into one lens brand or mount, freeing you up to use current lenses you own in addition to the 18-105mm Servo Zoom G lens included with the camcorder. Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor The NEX-EA50M is equipped with a new inchExmor APS HDinch CMOS sensor designed for shooting Full HD video and 16.1 megapixel still photos. The APS-C sensor is similar in size to Super35, letting you capture cinematic images with a shallower depth of field than on smaller chip camcorders. 1920x1080 50/60p Full HD Recording at 28Mbps The PS mode with a 28Mbps recording bit-rate enables capturing Full HD video at 60p. This video can be played back at normal speed for smooth motion, or conformed to 24p in post for 2.5x slow motion shots. The camcorder can also record 1080p at