The original Sony FS5 became a stalwart amongst professional filmmakers thanks to its advanced features, high frame rates, and an appealing price tag. The FS5 Mark II retains much of what made the original so popular, while also adding 2K/4K RAW outputs and higher frame rates(without the need for expensive firmware upgrades), and Instant HDR workflow.
Key Features: Sony PXW-FS5 II 4K Professional Camcorder
Improved colour science: With its new colour science, Sony have improved the skin tones that users are able to capture out of camera, while also adding an Instant HDR workflow
No more expensive firmware upgrades for RAW and high frame rate shooting: The 'base' firmware allows users to record 4K RAW up to 120fps (in 4 second bursts), continuous 240fps in 2K RAW, or continuous 4K 60fps to an external recorder. Internally the FS5 II offers 4K internal recording, Full HD 10-bit 4:2:2 up to 240fps with an 8 second cache, plus continuous recording up to 120fps in Full HD
Instant HDR Workflow: The new HLG/BT.2020 mode streamlines user's HDR post-production workflow by reducing the time spent grading. Footage shot in S-Log 2/3 lets you refine an HDR image using standard grading tools
Improved picture profiles: The FS5 II offers 10 different present picture profiles for easy switching between different colour and gamma settings
Sony FS5 vs FS5 II Sample Footage | Side-by-Side Comparison Video
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Sony| FS5 II | Sample footage "Lucent"
For more information and a detailed specifications list, visit the Sony website .