Sony provides small square camera full frame sensor and E-mount




Sony announces a cabinet that includes a twelve megapixel sensor with ISO range from 50 to 409 600 and an E-mount. The UMC S3C according to the manufacturer more suitable for security applications and professional point-of-view recordings.

The little camera has no screen or buttons for operation and must be connected with a USB cable to computer for remote control. It is also possible to set in the camera, somewhere to position and then allowing recording.

Sony equips the UMC S3C with a full frame sensor, which has similar specifications as the chip in the A7S II system camera. It is not known whether it is exactly the same sensor, but the 12.2-megapixel resolution is the same as the sensitivity and the possibility of 4k movie recording. The camera has the same E-mount so that the existing Sony FE-lenses can be used.

The box weighs 400 grams and a memory card slot is built in for when the camera is used independently. One 64GB card can be 125 minutes in 4K resolution are recorded when shooting with 30fps and a bitrate of 60Mbit / s. There can also be chosen for the xavc-s-codec with higher bit rate of 100Mbit / s.

The camera according to Sony has the option to apply the noise reduction on parts of the image. The high sensitivity also uses fast shutter speeds. This prevents camera shake and makes the reading of letters and numbers with moving subjects, such as a license plate of a passing car, easier.

Sony brings the UMC S3C in August on the market in the United States. The camera also comes to Europe and what the price will be has not been disclosed yet.

Sony UMC S3C



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