Sony XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit

Extension Unit for PXW-FS7

Sony XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit

Sony XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit

Extension Unit for PXW-FS7

SKU: XDCA-FS7

Cat no: 13943

  • Attaches seamlessly to PXW-FS7 camera
  • Offers multicamera support for PXW-FS7 including Apple ProRes 422 encoding
  • Allows 12-bit RAW recording on an external recorder
  • Multi-camera operation
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Sony XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit

Extension unit for use with the PXW-FS7.

Extension Unit offers multicamera support for PXW-FS7 including Apple ProRes 422 encoding.

While the PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera comes with internal XAVC and MPEG-2 recording on XQD media you can attach the optional XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit. The box is attachable via a MultiPin connector so there are no hassles about cables.

The Extension Unit offers additional I/O connectors like Timecode and Genlock for multi-camera operation or the possibility to use common V-Mount batteries.

It also allows RAW data output to record 12-bit RAW footage on the AXS-R5 (in combination with HXR-IFR5), or another third party RAW recorder via the FS RAW Interface. The XDCA-FS7 will encode the video stream into the Apple ProRes 422 codec, which is then recorded on to the internal XQD media.

Apple ProRes 422 recording
A built-in Full HD ProRes encoding function enables ProRes-format recording to an XQD card in the camera.

* Firmware update, early 2015.

Allows 12-bit RAW recording on an external recorder
The XDCA-FS7 is needed for PXW-FS7 to record 12-bit RAW footage on the AXS-R5 (in combination with HXR-IFR5), or another third party RAW recorder. The RAW data will be outputted via the FS RAW Interface on the extension unit and is fully compatible with the NEX-FS700 RAW data.

Multi-camera operation
Enables Timecode and Genlock for multi-camera operation or the possibility to use common V-Mount batteries.

Attaches seamlessly to PXW-FS7 camera
The Extension Unit XDCA-FS7 can be connected directly to the PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera to enable the use of functions that support the operator's shooting style or workflow. The unit is attachable via a MultiPin connector so there are no hassles about cables. When using larger lenses, the Extension Unit will balance any possible front heaviness and increase the stability on the shoulder as well.

Apple ProRes 422 recording on XQD card
A built-in Full HD ProRes encoding function enables ProRes-format recording to an XQD card in the camera.
* Firmware update, early 2015.

Allows 12-bit RAW recording on an external recorder
The XDCA-FS7 needed for PXW-FS7 to record 12-bit RAW footage on the AXS-R5 (in combination with HXR-IFR5), or another third party RAW recorder.

Additional I/O connectors for multi-camera operation, plus power support for additional accessoriess
Timecode and Genlock for multi-camera operation. The unit also provides power connection for additional accessories and or the possibility to use common V-Mount batteries.

Product Specification

  • Compatible with: PXW-FS7 and PXW-FS7K 4K Video Camera

Standard Limited Warranty

Sony warrants that the Equipment shall be free from defects in materials or workmanship during the Warranty Period (defined below).

Subject to the exclusions detailed below, if the Equipment fails to conform to this Warranty and the purchaser notifies Sony in writing within the Warranty Period, Sony shall, without charge for labour or parts, (in its sole discretion), repair or replace the Equipment on the terms and conditions set out below.

Where Sony choose to replace the Equipment, and new Equipment of the relevant model is not available Sony may replace the Equipment with a refurbished version of that model. In the event that neither new nor a refurbished model is available, Sony will use its reasonable endeavours to supply a like for like replacement, at Sony’s discretion, and where such like for like replacement is not available Sony shall supply a suitable alternative replacement.

Where Sony chooses to repair the Equipment Sony requires the purchaser to return the same to Sony at the purchaser’s expense.

Warranty period
The warranty period is one (1) year from the date of purchase by the original end-user customer, unless:

  • An exceptional warranty period applying to the Equipment or a component part thereof is published on the Sony website;
  • The Equipment has been repaired or replaced under warranty, in which case the warranty applies until the end of the original warranty period, or six (6) months from the date of such repair or replacement, whichever is longer;
  • The equipment is software, in which case Sony will warrant the media on which any software is delivered for ninety (90) days from the date of original purchase by an end-user customer*; or
  • The Equipment is B-Graded product in which case the warranty period is ninety (90) days from the date of original purchase by an end-user customer.
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Warranty claims and validation
The purchaser presenting to Sony (either via the properly authorised Sony dealer from whom the product was purchased or by contacting Sony directly at the address stated below) the original sales invoice (indicating the date of purchase by the original end-user customer, serial number and the original dealer’s name) together with the defective Equipment within the Warranty Period; and Inspection by Sony (or its authorised service agent) disclosing to the satisfaction of Sony that:

  • The defect in the Equipment has arisen from defects in workmanship or materials during the Warranty Period
  • None of the exclusions apply

Exclusions
The following are excluded from warranty:

  • Damage caused by:
  • Acts of God or any reason beyond Sony’s reasonable control
  • Misuse, including (but not limited to) failure to use the equipment for its normal purpose in accordance with Sony’s instructions on its proper use and maintenance
  • Improper operation or maintenance of the equipment
  • Connection to improper power supply
  • Attempted repair by anyone other than a properly Sony authorised service agent
  • Use of the equipment in conjunction with third party accessories, products or ancillary peripheral equipment
  • Equipment where the manufacturer’s serial number has been altered, deleted, removed, or made illegible
  • Equipment which has been adjusted or adapted without Sony’s prior written consent, including (but not limited to): upgrading the equipment beyond specifications or features described in the instruction manual, or modifications to the equipment to conform it to national or local technical or safety standards in countries other than those for which the equipment was specifically designed and manufactured
  • Consumable parts
  • Normal wear and tear of parts, as defined by Sony for example in service manuals, unless there is evidence of a manufacturing defect
  • Damage or loss to any software programs, data, or removable storage media Costs associated with de-installation, re-installation or integration into a system
  • Any additional exclusions which may apply to specific products or product types the details of which is published on the Sony website
  • Additional Exclusions: Lamp warranty Terms & Conditions 

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