Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Professional Camcorder


Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Professional Camcorder

  • GPS
  • G Lens
  • Six-blade Iris
  • AVCHD Format
  • Built-in ND filters
  • Exmor 3 CMOS Sensors
  • Active SteadyShot Feature
  • Natural-touch Lens Operation
  • Memory Recording and HYBRID
  • Loss-less Audio Recording Capability


The first in Sony’s line of NXCAM solid-state camcorders, the HXR-NX5U is also the company’s first professional-level AVCHD camcorder. And while it may look similar to its HDV predecessor, the HVR-Z5U, in fact this is a very different animal. Its ability to capture HD and SD video in AVCHD and MPEG-2 formats–and save it to solid state media–is only one of its distinctive traits. Full-raster 1920 x 1080 video is another, including the option of recording 720/60p video as well as 60i, 30p and 24p. And because the NX5U can capture to media cards plus an optional flash memory unit, you can simultaneously record a different signal to each, whether HD + a backup or HD + SD. The footage is then easily downloaded to a computer or backup drive using USB 2.0.

Three 1/3″ CMOS Exmor sensors, a 20x ‘G’ lens and dual XLR inputs are carried over from the Z5U, but the beautiful video and audio these elements produce are now in service to a higher level of professional control. An HD-SDI output makes this one of the most affordable camcorders to provide uncompressed 4:2:2 output, while HDMI and RCA outputs allow for connection to professional and consumer-grade monitors alike. Timecode sync between two or more cameras is also possible, and the addition of GPS technology makes for another first on an AVCHD pro camcorder.

Meanwhile, a newly designed user interface–including convenient MODE buttons and a touch-screen menu–make setup and operation easier than ever. And if touch-screen controls aren’t your thing, there are the usual navigation keys and thumbwheel to help get you around. Whether you’re recording at one of the camera’s four bit rates (24/17/9/5Mbps), taking advantage of simultaneous or relay HYBRID capture, or recording AC-3 or linear PCM audio, the HXR-NX5U gives you near-professional flexibility and control on a prosumer budget.

Additional information

Weight 10.45 lbs
Dimensions 16.7 × 13 × 9.8 in
Items Included

Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Professional Camcorder x 1
Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Battery (Fully Charged) x 1
Sony HXR-NX5U NXCAM Battery Charger x 1


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