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Sony FDR-AX43A/B 4K Handycam Camcorder with low-light 16:9 Exmor R CMOS sensor

  • mfr: FDRAX43A/B
  • SKU: FDRAX43AB
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Product highlights

  • 8.29MP 1/2.5-inch Exmor R low-light CMOS sensor
  • BIONZ X processing engine
  • High-bitrate XAVC S 4K up to 100Mbps/HD up to 50Mbps
  • 3-inch 921,600-dots Xtra Fine LCD LCD display
  • Wi-Fi for One-touch remote and One-touch sharing
  • Built-in Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilizer
  • Fast Intelligent AF tracks focus to captures decisive moments
  • 20x optical and clear image zoom of 30x for 4K/40x for HD
  • Highlight Movie Maker automatically creates short movies
  • 26.8mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens

Sony FDR-AX43A/B 4K Handycam Camcorder with low-light 16:9 Exmor R CMOS sensor

The compact and lightweight AX43A Handycam camcorder features the latest generation ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 20x optical zoom lens and 16:9 video optimized 1/2.5-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor that enhances the spectacular detail of 4K resolution with increased sensitivity for capturing high-quality movies in low-light. High bit-rate recording in XAVC-S format and fast intelligent autofocus clearly captures even fast-moving and complex scenes.

Built-In Gimbal

Sony's unique Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization system with a gimbal mechanism is about 13 times more effective than other optical systems. Capture smooth, professional-looking images, even at full zoom or while running, with no need for bulky and costly external gimbals.

Exmor R CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Processing Engine

The newly developed 1/2.5-inch Exmor R CMOS image sensor is optimized for 4K movie recording with its 16:9 aspect ratio and pixels of approximately 1.6 times bigger size than previous AX-series camcorders. It offers superior sensitivity for capturing beautiful high-quality images with less noise under dark as well as bright shooting conditions, while the BIONZ X processing engine achieves more naturally vivid and lifelike images with faster processing. Capture stunning video in both 4k/24p/30p and Full HD 60p/30p. Versatile shooting with XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 codecs.

Get More In

Fit more in your frame with the 26.8mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, specifically designed for high-resolution 4K movie recording. It achieves outstanding image quality due to the ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens that reproduces accurate color and AA (advanced aspherical) lens which provides high-resolution image reproduction. Get close to the action with 20x optical zoom and Clear Image Zoom of 30x for 4K and 40x for HD.

Fast Intelligent Autofocus

Fast Intelligent AF algorithm optimizes communication between the lens and the image processor to achieve incredibly rapid and accurate contrast-detection focus. This state-of-the-art AF range prediction system minimizes lens motion, predicting the autofocus range, to accelerate the lens drive, thereby improving response so you can capture precise moments.

Great Sound, Less Noise

The AX43A camcorder has a premium three mic. capsule structural design that enables it to gather sound from five directions. This enables the camera to reproduce clearer sound, yielding up to 40% less noise, and is twice as effective in 2ch stereo (for XAVC S shooting) and three times as effective in 5.1ch surround (5.1ch for AVCHD shooting). This makes it possible to faithfully reproduce audio with clearly defined separation.

Vlog Ready

The AX43A is the ideal vlogging camera for all types of content creators. High-resolution 4k, ZEISS lens with Fast Intelligent AF and Balanced Optical SteadyShot offers incredible image quality while the on-board microphone and MI (Multi-interface) shoe which can be used with a variety of optional external microphones.

Versatile LCD for a variety of compositions

Flip-out tilting 3-inch 921K touch screen LCD is ideal for selfies and almost any other shot composition from behind or in front of the camera to high and low-angle shots. Power automatically turns on when you open the LCD and all settings are accessible on the touch screen for easy and fast operation.

4K Time-Lapse Capture

You can capture 4K (8.3MP) still images continuously over an extensive period of time at a selected constant interval from each shot to the next. Then edit the entire sequence of still images in post-production software and enjoy playback as a time-lapse movie.

Dual Video Recording

Record two movies at the same time - one in the maximum-quality XAVC S or AVCHD format and another in MP4 format. That way you’ve got a small file ready for instant sharing, plus a professional-grade file for further editing.

Specifications

Interfaces
Audio Connectors Not Available
Other I/O Not Available
Video Connectors Not Available
Recording
Recording Modes XAVC S 4K : 3840x2160/30p, 24p XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/60p, 30p, 24p AVCHD:1920x1080/60p(PS),30p(FX,FH),24p(FX,FH),60i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i(HQ,LP) MP4: 1280x720 30p
Variable Frame Rates 60p, 30p, 24p
Audio Recording Yes
Lens
Optical Zoom 20x
Maximum Aperture f/2.0
Image Stabilization Yes
Focus Type Auto
Minimum Focus Distance Approx.1cm(wide),approx.80cm(tele)
Imaging
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Resolution 8.29 Megapixels
Power
Power Connectors Not Available
Battery Type Lithium-Ion

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We currently only offer camera repairs at our Brooklyn store. The item must be dropped off and collected in person as we do not accept shipped items for repair. For more information, please call our Brooklyn store on 1.718.431.7900. 
Most items can be returned within 30 days for a full refund. Click here to read our full return policy. 

Shipping and Returns

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Flexible, Easy Returns

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Sony FDR-AX43A/B 4K Handycam Camcorder with low-light 16:9 Exmor R CMOS sensor

Sony FDR-AX43A/B 4K Handycam Camcorder with low-light 16:9 Exmor R CMOS sensor SKU: FDRAX43AB

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