Sony Enhances Very Popular FS7

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One of Sony's most popular camera has been upgraded to a “ii” version – meet the new Sony FS7 II.

We have several reports gathered from around the planet below.

Priced at $10,000 for the body, it is available for pre-order at B&H

Main features:

  • Electronic Variable ND
    • Auto ND mode achieves auto exposure with cine lenses, rangefinder glass and third-party SLR lenses. And Auto ND empowers you to park your iris at the lens “sweet spot,” where distortions are lowest and resolution is highest.
  • Lever Lock type E-Mount
  • Better ergonomics
  • Auto exposure with any mountable lens.
    • Now you can run and gun with cine and rangefinder lenses that provide no electronic iris adjustment.
  • Upgraded monitor arm.
  • Pop-up monitor hood
  • More flexibility with user controllable buttons
  • TU-R BT.2020 recording is directly compatible with BT.2020 distribution
  • Pop-up LCD monitor hood in addition to the detachable eyepiece
  • Improved eyepiece hook for more secure attachment
  • Easier access to media cards for convenient removal

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Hugh Brownstone has interviewed Sony Product Manager Juan Martinez:

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(cover photo credit: snap from the Sony Site)