The PMW-F5 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor. The camera offers robust built-in recording modes, all with vibrant 4:2:2 color. Options include the precision of 16-bit linear RAW 2K/4K recording and high speed shooting at up to 120 fps without cropping. Multiple recording formats include MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG4 SStP, XAVC 2K/HD and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K. You can have simultaneous recording on internal high-speed SxS PRO+ memory cards and RAW 2K/4K recording on sleek AXSM™ memory cards using the optional bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder, designed specifically to attach seamlessly to the F55 and F5 cameras. There is also high speed shooting up to120 fps XAVC 2K/HD* internally and 120 fps RAW 2K onto the AXS-R5.

The Sony PMW-F5 features a lightweight modular design to maximize versatility in 2D and 3D shooting situations. As well as the choice of formats and internal and external recording options, you can attached a variety of viewfinders, including the revolutionary optional DVF-EL100 OLED viewfinder, PL-mount, FZ-mount and still lenses, including second-generation Sony PL-mount lenses.


  • Super35mm 4K CMOS Image Sensor
  • 4,096 x 2,160, 11.6M total pixel, 8.9M effective pixel, Bayer pattern
  • High sensitivity (ISO 2000) and low noise (S/N 57dB w/NR off)
  • Accepts PL and FZ mount lens as well as other Cine, DSLR & SLR lenses (third party mount adapter is needed – available upon request)
  • Multi CODEC: XAVC HD, MPEG2 HD, SR SStP HD (SxS Memory Card) 2K RAW (AXS Memory Card)
  • Modular Design Removable View Finder, Handle, Audio Input Box, RAW Recorder Easy to configure depends on the shooting style

Technical Specs


  • Clear
  • 0.9 = 1/8ND = 3 STOPS
  • 1.8 = 1/64ND = 6 STOPS


  • Clear
  • 0.9 (3 STOPS)
  • 1.8 (6 STOPS)
  • Dynamic Range
  • 14 STOPS


  • 8.9 @ 4K
  • 8.3 @ QFHD & HD


  • 8.9 @ 4K
  • 8.3 @ QFHD & HD

GAIN SELECTION: -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18db


  • 4096 pixels
  • 2168 TV Lines
  • 170 LP/mm


  • Native Sony FZ mount
  • PL Mount adapter available

OPTICAL SYSTEM: Super35mm Single Image sensor
PICKUP DEVICE: Super35mm equivalent Single-chip CMOS
S/N RATIO: 57dB DNR off
SENSITIVITY: ISO 2000 @ S-Log2 Gamma with D55 Light source
SENSITIVITY (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance): T13 @ Odb, Standard Gamma, 24p (3200K Light Source)


  • 1/24s to 1/6,000s
  • 4.2° to 360° (electronic shutter angle)


  • XAVC 2K/HD: 1-120p (NTSC), 23.98p/29.97p
  • XAVC 2K/HD: 1-100p (PAL), 25p

Our Kit

Our kit includes:

  • Sony PMW-F5 CineAlta Digital Cinema Camera
  • Sony 0.7" OLED HD Electronic Viewfinder
  • 128gSxS PRO Cards (3x)
  • Sony SxS Card Reader/Writer (USB)
  • Arri Pro Accessory Baseplate w/shoulder pad
  • Arriflex 35mm 19mm Bridge Plate BP-5 1
  • Dovetail Plate 1 abdv V-Mount to Anton Bauer Gold Mount Battery Plate
  • Anton Bauer Dionic HCX 120Wh 14.4V Battery (4x)
  • Anton Bauer TM4 Quad Charger
  • Anton Bauer P-Tap to 4 Pin XLR Power Cable (2x)
  • Soft Camera bag

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