Sony FDR-AX43A 4K Ultra HD Handycam® Camcorder

Sony FDR-AX43A 4K Ultra HD Handycam® Camcorder

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With Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ to rival gimbal systems, high-resolution 4K movie recording, and high-quality sound with a unique mic, this Handycam® puts professional production and simple movie sharing within anyone’s grasp.

This Sony FDR-AX43A is a replacement for the no longer available Sony FDR-AX43 camcorder with just one minor change - an upgrade to the LCD screen.

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Key features:

  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot with 5-axis Intelligent Active mode
  • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) recording
  • 26.8mm714 wide-angle ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • 20x optical zoom with 30x/40x (4K/HD)8 Clear Image Zoom
  • Highlight Movie Maker
  • Sensor Type: 1/2.5 type (7.20 mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Effective Pixels (Video): approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9)
  • Lens Type: ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T
  • Clear Image Zoom: 4K: 30x, HD: 40x
  • Screen Type: 7.5 cm (3.0 type) LCD display (921k dots) Wide (16:9)

Extra Steady Shooting On The Move

The unique Balanced Optical SteadyShot stabiliser, with internal gimbal mechanism, is about 13 times more effective than other optical systems allowing shake-free shooting while walking. The Balanced Optical SteadyShot internal gimbal mechanism and image processing algorithm deliver such stable shooting that you can even shoot steady movies while running. Plus, shoot steadily at full zoom where camera shake is most visible.

The brilliant true-to-life quality of 4K

The latest-generation lens and image sensor enhance the spectacular detail of 4K resolution, with increased sensitivity for capturing high-quality movies in low light. High-bitrate recording in XAVC S format clearly captures even fast-moving and complex scenes.

ZEISS® 20x zoom 4K-compatible lens

The ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens has a widest angle of 26.8 mm, allowing more of a subject to fit in the frame. Capture a wide variety of scenes with the 20x optical zoom (26.8-536.0mm; 16:9 mode), plus 30x (4K) or 40x (HD) Clear Image Zoom and 250x digital zoom.

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine

The Exmor R CMOS sensor enhances image clarity, reduces noise in dark environments, and enables soft background defocusing, while the BIONZ X image processing engine achieves more naturally vivid and lifelike images and faster processing.

Highlight Movie Maker

Streamline your movie editing with Highlight Movie Maker. Using Dual Video Rec, the FDR-AX43 can simultaneously captures at 4K (3840x2160) or Full HD (1920×1080), and HD (1280x720) for both full quality storage and easy sharing. The HD (1280x720) resolutions uses an efficient MP4 video format to create quick, and automatic, HD highlight movies for immediate sharing - complete with video transitions and your choice of background music.

Ideal for content creators and videographers

Create the perfect vlogging setup with an optional shooting grip or microphone. The tilting LCD and grip make selfies, high- and low-position shots easy. Furthermore, with all settings accessible right on the touch screen, operation is fast and simple. Headphone and microphone jacks are provided, for premium audio connectivity. With support for high framerate capture, up to 100fps/120fps in Full HD, you can create slow-motion recordings, elevating every movement in startling detail. Connect NFC-capable Android devices with a simple touch, for remote control, viewing and image transfer using the Imaging Edge Mobile app. Easy manual pairing for iOS and other devices is also available.

More Information
Weight 10.000000
Brand Sony
Model FDR-AX43
MPN (Manufacurer product no) FDRAX43AB.CEH
Condition New
EAN 4548736141261
Product Type Video Camera
Sensor Size Other / Misc
Megapixels 8.29
Battery InfoLITHIUM with AccuPowerTM Meter System (V Series)
Filter Size 55mm
Headphone Output Stereo Minijack
Card Type SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Digital Zoom 250x
External Microphone Input Stereo Minijack
Dimensions Approx. 73mm x 80.5mm x 142.5mm
Weight 510g