UMC-S3CA
UltraHighSensitivity4KVideoCamerawith
Full35mmframeExmor™CMOSSensor
Overview
Compact4Kvideocamerawithultra-highsensitivityandinternal
recording,idealforremoteshootingapplications.
TheUMC-S3CAvideocameracancapturesmooth4K/29.97P/25Pcolourvideo.Its
compactsizeandon-boardrecordingcapabilitymakethecameraidealforremotePoV
(PointofView),documentaries,wildlifeandliveactionshooting,pluschallenging
environmentswherecablingorspacearelimited.
Class-leadingsensitivitywithaminimumilluminationof0.004lx/ISO409600*makes
thecameraidealforenvironmentswherethehumaneyestrugglestosee.
Extraordinarylow-lightimagingperformanceisdeliveredbythehighlysensitive35mm
full-frameExmorCMOSsensorthat'steamedwithadvancedsignalprocessingand
interchangeableE-mountFElenses.
TheUMC-S3CArecordscrisp,clear4KcolourvideousingtheXAVCSformatatupto
100Mbps,aswellasverylow-noise12megapixelcolourstillimages.Thehigh-speed
electronicshuttercancaptureblur-freecolourvideoofcharacters,numbersand
humanfaces.Thecameraisalsoequippedwithamechanicalshutterforextremely
sharpstillimages,evenwhenthere’smovementinascene.Achoiceof
interchangeableE-mountFElenses(availableseparately)allowsadjustmentof
camera’sviewingangletosuitawiderangeofapplications.
AnewgenlockfunctionmakestheUMC-S3CAidealformulti-camerainstallations,such
as2D/3DVirtualReality,multipleanglelivebroadcastcoverageofvariousevents,or
asasupplementarystudiocamera.
Long-durationvideoandstillimagescanberecordedtothecamera’son-boardSD
memorycard,oroutputtoanexternalrecorderormonitorviaHDMI**.Withan
optional256GBmemorycard,forexample,userscanrecordupto8hours35minutes
of4Kfootagewithstandardquality(29.97P/60Mbps)
Weighingapproximately395g(14oz),theUMC-S3CAisidealforinstallationinmobile
platformslikevehiclesandrobots.Thecameracanbecontrolledviamultiterminal***,
remotecontrolleroraPCandcompatiblesoftware.
*StandardISO100–102400,expandableto50–409600
**HDMIProducts
***SupportsMicroUSBcompatibledevices
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Features
Crisp,clear4Kvideoandstillimages,evenunderlimitedlighting
environment.
Withanultra-highsensitivityofISO409600*,theUMC-S3CAcapturescrisp,clear
4K/29.97P/25Pcolourvideoandlow-noise12megapixelstillimagesinminimum
illuminationconditionsof0.004lx.
The35mmfull-frameExmorsensorcapturessignificantlymoreincidentlightthan
conventionalcameras,whilepowerfulimageprocessingensuresverylowimagenoise.
Area-specificnoisereductionselectivelydividestheimageintoareasbasedon
patterns(suchasedges,texturesandevenlycolouredareaslikeblueskies)to
efficientlyreducenoiseandimproveimagequality.Detailreproductiontechnology
helpsdepictdetailswithamorenaturalsenseofdimension.
*StandardISO100–102400,expandableto50–409600.
ShootingflexibilitywithchoiceofE-mountFElenses
Thecamera’sversatilityisenhancedbyawiderangeofinterchangeableE-mountFE
lenses(availableseparately)*.Thesemaximisetheperformanceofthe35mmfullframesensor,maintaininghighresolutionacrosstheentireimageareafromcentreto
edges.
*CompatibleEmountFElensesincludetheSEL35F14Z(35mm,F1.4),SEL35F28(35
mm,F2.8),SEL28F20(28mm,F2.0),andSEL55F18Z(55mm,F1.8).
Smallandlightenoughtogoanywhere
Idealforuseinspace-limitedsituations,thecompactcamerameasuresapproximately
104.0mmx84.0mmx48.0mm(41/8inchesx33/8inchesx115/16inches).Witha
lightweightofapproximately395g(14oz),it’sidealforinstallationinmobile
environmentssuchasvehiclesandrobots.
Genlockfunctionformulti-cameraoperation
Anewgenlockfunctionsimplifiesoperationofmutiplecamerasatthesametime.The
UMC-S3CAcanbesynchronisedtoothervideosources,broadeningitsappealforan
excitingrangeofnewmulti-cameraapplications.Theseinclude2D/3DVirtualReality,
multipleanglelivebroadcastcoverageofvariousevents,orasasupplementarystudio
camera.
Easyoperation,evenonthemove
4KvideoorstillimagescanberecordedinternallytoanSDcard,orfedviaHDMItoan
externalrecorderormonitor,evenwhenthecameraisonthemove.Thecamera’s
multiterminalcanconnecttoMicroUSB-compatibledevices,allowingremotecontrolof
functionssuchaszoomandshutterrelease,RecStart/Stop,andZoomusingwidelyavailableconsumeraccessories.
HighqualityinternalrecordingtoSDcard
Thecameracancontinuouslyrecord4K/29.97P/25PcolourvideointheXAVCSformat
atupto100Mbps,and12megapixelcolourstillimagesinJPEGorRAWformatat14
bitstoanSDmemorycard.Forexample,a256GBSDcardcanrecordupto8hours
and35minutesofcontinuous4Kfootagewithstandardquality(29.97P/60Mbps).
RecordedvideofilescanbereviewedonawiderangeofordinaryPCmediaplayers
compatiblewiththeMP4formatsuchasWindowsMediaPlayer.
Specifications
General
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Camerat ype
Int erchangeablelensdigit alcamera
Lensmount
E-mount
Lenscompat ibilit y
SonyE-mount lenses
Imagesensor
Type
35mmfullframeExmorCMOSsensor
Numberofpixels(effect ive)
approx.12.2Megapixels
Numberofpixels(t ot al)
approx.12.4Megapixels
Imagesensoraspect rat io
3:2
Colorfilt er
R,G,Bprimarycolor
Ant i-Dust funct ion
Yes
Ant i-Dust syst em
Chargeprot ect ioncoat ingon
Opt icalFilt erandult rasonic
vibrat ionmechanism
Ant i-Dust operat ion(aut o)
Poweroff
Recordingsystem(stillimage)
Recordingformat
JPEG(DCFVer.2.0,ExifVer.2.3,MPFBaseline
compliant ),RAW(SonyARW2.3format )
Imagesize(pixels)[3:2]
35mmfullframeL:4240x2832(12M),M:
2768x1848
(5.1M),S:2128x1416(3.0M)
APS-CL:2768x1848(5.1M),M:2128x1416
(3.0M),S:1376
x920(1.3M)"
Imagesize(pixels)[16:9]
35mmfullframeL:4240x2384(10M),M:
2768x1560
(4.3M),S:2128x1200(2.6M)
APS-CL:2768x1560(4.3M),M:2128x1200
(2.6M),S:1376
x776(1.1M)
Imagequalit ymodes
RAW
RAW&JPEG
JPEGExt rafine
JPEGFine
JPEGSt andard
14bit RAW
Yes
Pict ureProfile
Yes(Off/PP1-PP9)Paramet ers:Blacklevel,
Gamma
(Movie,St ill,Cine1-4,ITU709,ITU709[800%],
S-Log2,S-Log3),
BlackGamma,Knee,ColorMode,Sat urat ion,
ColorPhase,ColorDept h,Det ail,Copy,
Reset
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Reset
DynamicRangefunct ions
Off,DynamicRangeOpt imizer(Aut o/Level
(1-5)),Aut oHighDynamicRange
(Aut oExposureDifference,Exposure
DifferenceLevel(1-6EV,1.0EVst ep))
Colorspace
sRGBst andard(wit hsYCCgamut )
Delet e
Yes
Recordingsystem(movie)
Recordingformat
XAVCS
Videocompression
XAVCS:MPEG-4AVC/H.264
Imagesize(pixels)[XAVCS]
XAVCS4K:3810x2160
XAVCSHD:1920x1080
Pict ureProfile
Yes(Off/PP1-PP9)Paramet ers:Blacklevel,
Gamma(Movie,St ill,Cine1-4,ITU709,ITU709
[800%],S-Log2,S-Log3),
BlackGamma,Knee,ColorMode,Sat urat ion,
ColorPhase,ColorDept h,Det ail,Copy,
Reset
Colorspace
xvYCCst andard(x.v.Colorwhenconnect ed
viaHDMIcable)compat iblewit hTRILUMINOS
Color
Movierecordingsystem(XAVCS4K)
3840x2160(29.97P,100M)
Approx.100Mbps
(NTSCmode)
3840x2160(25P,100M)
Approx.100Mbps
(PALmode)
3840x2160(23.98P,100M)
Approx.100Mbps
(NTSCmode)
3840x2160(29.97P,60M)
Approx.60Mbps
(NTSCmode)
3840x2160(25P,60M)
Approx.60Mbps
(PALmode)
3840x2160(23.98P,60M)
Approx.60Mbps
(NTSCmode)
Movierecordingsystem(XAVCSHD)
1920x1080(119.88P,100M)
Approx.100Mbps
(NTSCmode)
1920x1080(100P,100M)
Approx.100Mbps
(PALmode)
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1920x1080(119.88P,60M)
Approx.60Mbps
(NTSCmode)
1920x1080(100P,60M)
Approx.60Mbps
(PALmode)
1920x1080(59.94P,50M)
Approx.50Mbps
(NTSCmode)
1920x1080(50P,50M)
Approx.50Mbps
(PALmode)
1920x1080(29.97P,50M)
Approx.50Mbps
(NTSCmode)
1920x1080(25P,50M)
Approx.50Mbps
(PALmode)
1920x1080(23.98P,50M)
Approx.50Mbps
(NTSCmode)
HighFrameRateRecording
1920x1080(29.97P,16M)
Approx.16Mbps
(NTSCmode)
1920x1080(25P,16M)
Approx.16Mbps
(PALmode)
1920x1080(23.98P,12M)
Approx.12Mbps
(NTSCmode)
Moviefunction
PAL/NTSCSelect or
Yes
TC/UB
Yes
(TCPreset /UBPreset /TCFormat /TCRun/TC
Make/UBTimeRec)
Aut oSlowShut t er
Yes
RECCont rol
Yes
HDMIOut put
3840x2160(25P)
1920x1080(50P)
1920x1080(50i)
1920x1080(23.98P)
1920x1080(59.94P)
1920x1080(59.94i)
3840x2160(29.97P)
3840x2160(23.98P),
YCbCr4:2:28bit /RGB8bit
Recordingsystem
SDmemorycard
SDHCmemorycard(UHS-Icompliant )
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Media
SDXCmemorycard(UHS-Icompliant )
microSDmemorycard
microSDHCmemorycard
microSDXCmemorycard
Memorycardslot
SDmemorycard
Filesyst em
FAT12,16,32,exFAT
Noisereduct ion
LongexposureNR:On/Off,availableat
shut t erspeedslongert han1sec.
HighISONR:Normal/Low/Off
Mult iFrameNR
Aut o/ISO100t o409600
Whitebalance
Modes
Aut o/Daylight /Shade/Cloudy/
Incandescent /Fluorescent /Flash
/Underwat er/ColorTemperat ure&color
filt er
AWBmicroadjust ment
Yes
Focussystem
Type
Cont rast -det ect ionAF
Focussensor
"Exmor"CMOSsensor
Focuspoint
169point s(cont rast -det ect ionAF)
Sensit ivit yrange
EV-4t oEV20(ISO100equivalent wit hF2.0
lensat t ached)
AFmode
AF-S(Single-shot AF),AF-C(Cont inuousAF),
ManualFocus
Focusarea
Wide(169point s(cont rast -det ect ionAF))
Ot herfeat ures
Focuslock
Exposurecontrol
Met eringt ype
1200-zoneevaluat ivemet ering
Met eringsensor
"Exmor"CMOSsensor
Met eringsensit ivit y
EV-3t oEV20(at ISO100equivalent wit hF2.0
lensat t ached)
Modes
Mult i-segment
Exposuremodes
AUTO(iAut o/SuperiorAut o)
ProgrammedAE(P)
Apert urepriorit y(A)
Shut t er-speedpriorit y(S)
Manual(M)
Movie/HighFrameRat e(ProgrammedAE(P)
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/Apert urepriorit y(A)/Shut t er-speed
priorit y(S)/Manual(M))
Exposurecompensat ion
+/-5.0EV(1/3EV,1/2EVst epsselect able)
AELock
Lockedwhenshut t erbut t onispressed
halfway.Availablewit hAElockbut t on.
(On/Off/Aut o)
ISOsensit ivit y
(RecommendedExposure
Index)
St illimages:ISO100-102400(ISOnumbers
upfromISO50t oISO409600canbeset as
expandedISOrange.),
AUTO(ISO100-12800,select ablelowerlimit
andupperlimit )Movies:ISO100-102400
equivalent (ISOnumbersupt oISO409600
canbeset asexpandedISOrange.),
AUTO(ISO100-12800,select ablelowerlimit
andupperlimit )
Otherfeatures
ISOAUTOMin.SS
Yes
ClockFunct ion,Set t ing
Yes
AreaSet t ing
Yes
ClearImageZoom
St illimages
Approx.2x
Movies
Approx.2x
Digitalzoom
Digit alzoom(St illimages)
35mmfullframe:L:approx4x,M:approx
6.1x,S:approx8x
APS-C:L:approx4x,M:approx5.2x,S:approx
8x
Digit alzoom(Movie)
35mmfullframe:approx.4x
APS-C:approx.4x
Shutter
Type
Elect ronically-cont rolled,vert ical-t raverse,
focal-planet ype
Shut t erspeed
St illimages:1/8000t o30sec,Bulb,Movies:
1/8000t o1/4(1/3st eps)upt o1/60inAUTO
mode(upt o1/30inAut oslowshut t ermode)
Elect ronicFront Curt ain
Shut t er
Yes(ON/OFF)
Silent Shoot ing
Yes(ON/OFF)
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Drive
Drivemodes
SingleShoot ing
Cont inuousshoot ing
Speed(approx.,max.)*1
Cont inuousmode:max.2.5fps
No.offramerecordable*
(approx.)*1,*2
Cont inuousmode:
JPEGExt rafineL:109frames
"Cont inuousmode:
JPEGFineL:200frames
Cont inuousmode:
JPEGSt andardL:200frames
Cont inuousmode:
RAW:67frames
Cont inuousmode:
RAW&JPG:42frames
Playback
Delet e
Interface
Mult i/MicroUSB
USB2.0
HDMI
Type-D
UHD/HDOut put
DCINTerminal
IEC60130-10 (JEITAst andardRC-5320A) TYPE4
VDC12V-25%+10% (9V~13.2V)
I/OTerminal
8PINminiDIN
Ext ernalSync.Input :75ΩInt ernal
t erminat ion,HD3-levelsync,SDBlackBurst
Power
Bat t eryforclock
MS621T,But t onType,Manganese-Silicon,
Approx.0.23g(wit hout Tabs),1pcs
Powerconsumption
Wit hViewfinder
19W(includinglens)
Weight
Bodyonly
Approx.395gr
(wit hout lens)
OzBodyonly
Approx.14oz
(wit hout lens)
Dimensions
mm(WxHxD)excluding
Approx.104mmx84mmx48mm
8
prot rusions
inch(WxHxD)excluding
prot rusions
Approx.41/8x33/8x115/16inches
Bodymaterial
Bodymat erial
Magnesiumalloy,Highrigidit yengineering
plast icext erior
OperatingTemperature
Operat ingt emperat ure
0-45degreesC
32-113degreesF
SuppliedAccessory
Bodycap(1)
Tripodadapt er(1)
Tripodadapt erfixingscrew(4)
Safet yRegulat ions(1)
Operat ingInst ruct ions-Downloadsit e
Informat ion(1)
Warrant ybooklet (1-year)(1)
Ferrit ecore(1)
SafetyRegulations
UL60950-1,cULNo.60950-1,IEC60950-1
VCCI(ClassA),FCCPart 15B(ClassA),ICICES003(ClassA)
Emission:EN55032(ClassA),EN61326-1
(ClassA)
Immunit y:EN55024,EN61326-1
Emission:AS/NZSCISPR32(EN55032)(Class
A)
MSIPEMCKN32(ClassA),KN35
EAC(EMC-TR)CISPR32(ClassA),CISPR24
Notes
*1
Variesaccordingt oshoot ingcondit ionsor
memorycardused
*2
Cont inuousdrive(Hi)inDrivemode
*3
Support sMicroUSBcompat ibledevice.
Accessories
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SEL35F14Z
SEL55F18Z
SEL70200G
ZEISSDist agon T*FE35 m m
F1.4ZAwide-an gleprim elen s
ZEISS35 m m fu llfram eEm ou n t st an dardprim elen s
Son n arT*FE5 5 m m F1.8ZA
35 m m fu llfram eE-m ou n t
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