Pro grade Sony video camera kit with wireless microphone as well as extended batteries.

Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP recordings and MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps offer budget savings and workflow flexibility for broadcast and professional applications

The PXW-X180 three 1/3-inch type Exmor™ CMOS sensors camcorder records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps, AVCHD and DV, making it ideal for a wide range of applications from education/videography to news and broadcast production. As the successor to the HVR-Z7 and HXR-NX5, the PXW-X180 has a lot of attractive features, including dual SxS memory card slots, proxy recording on SD card, a G Series fixed 25x HD zoom lens with 26mm wide angle and variable ND filter, that provides four conventional mechanical 4 ND filter positions or a linear switch dial for more control in changing light conditions. The camcorder also has wireless functions and NFC (Near Field Communication) capabilities.

Three 1/3-inch type Exmor™ CMOS Full HD sensors
High resolution, high sensitivity, low noise, and wide dynamic range for enhanced shooting under severe lighting conditions and more creative freedom.

G Series fixed 25x professional HD zoom lens
26mm wide angle zoom with three independent rings with end-stop and large focal length.

High quality XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP recordings on SxS memory cards
Supports XAVC Intra and Long GOP codecs, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, the widely-accepted broadcast standard compliant with the latest EBU recommendations. The PXW-X180 also records in MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps, AVCHD and DV, offering flexibility and budget savings on recording media.

Dual ND filter control mechanism for more flexibility
The PXW-X180 is equipped with a variable ND Filter function. Users can chose either four conventional mechanical ND filter positions or the linear control dial, allowing you to quickly and smoothly adapt to different conditions of shooting.

Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile
Offers remote control via a smartphone or tablet computer using a Wi-Fi connection, and recorded video files can be transferred from the camcorder to smartphone in MP4 format.* One-touch authentication is also possible with smartphones that offer NFC connectivity.


General Specifications
Mass 2.7 kg (body).
Dimension (W x H x D) 191.5 × 201.5 × 412 mm
Power requirements DC 14.4 V
Power consumption Approx. 19.9 W (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off)
Operating temperature 0 °C to +40 °C
Battery operating time Approx. 240 min with BP-U60 battery Approx. 75 min with BP-U30 battery
Recording format XAVC-Intra, XAVC-Long, MPEG HD422, MPEG HD420, AVCHD, DV-CAM, Proxy MP4.
Recording format Audio Linear PCM (2ch, 16-bit, 48-kHz)
Recording frame rate PAL/NTSC, 1080P, 1080i, 720P, SD.
Recording/Playback time 65min per 64GB @ 1080P25

Zoom ratio 25x (optical), servo/manual
Focal length f=3.7-92.5 mm, equivalent to 26-650 mm on 35 mm lens
Iris F1.6 – F11 and C (close)
Focus AF/MF selectable, 10 mm ~ ? (Wide), 800 mm ~ ? (Tele)
Image stabilizer ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter diameter M82 mm

Camera Section
Imaging Device (Type) 3-chips 1/3-type "Exmor" CMOS Sensor
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Built-in Optical Filters Clear, 1/4~1/128 Variable
Sensitivity F9 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode) F10 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
S/N Ration 60 dB (Y) (typical)
Shutter Speed 1/32 sec to 1/2000 sec
Slow & Quick Motion Function 1920x1080p: Frame rate selectable 1~60p (depends on Recording Format) 1280×720: 1~120P (depends on Recording Format) Angle of view becomes smaller over 60fps.
White Balance Preset (3200K), A,B
Wireless functions Yes

Viewfinder 0.5-type color OLED, 1024×768
LCD 3.5-type color LCD monitor Aspect ratio 16:9, 960×540
Simultaneous Output via HDMI & SDI

Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2)
HDMI Output Type A (x1)
3G-SDI Output BNC Connector (x1)
Composite Output/GENLOCK-IN BNC Connector (x1)
Audio Output Stereo mini jack ø3.5 mm (x1)
USB mini-B/USB2.0 Hi-speed/mass-storage (x1)
Type A/for Wireless LAN module (x1)
Type A/USB3.0 (x1) (future Update)
TC in/out BNC Connector (x1)
Remote Stereo mini mini jack ø2.5 mm (x1)
DC Input DC jack (x1)
Shoe Multi Interface Shoe (x1)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack ø3.5 mm (x1)

ExpressCard/34 slot (2) (for XAVC/MPEG2/AVCHD/DV)
SD/SDHC (1) (for Proxy)
SD/SDHC (1) (for Utility)

Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone

SKU VC-031
Model # PXW-X180
Brand Sony

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