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PXW-FS7/NEX-700/700R Operations

PXW-FS7/NEX-700/700R 3 Day Course

Learn advanced Operations of the PXW-FS7 and NEX-700 cameras, Master advanced features and essential recording techniques. Understand in detail the XDCAM EX format and workflow. Examine the different System frequencies and frame rates of HD and 4K video. Work with the Basic and advance menus systems. Learn about the advantages of the different HD/4K CODECS, XAVC, MPEG-2. Work with the Basic and advance menus systems. Learn how to easily switch from HD and 4K record modes.

Use the NEX-700 in Slow & Quick motion and mode. Super Slow motion mode up to 960fps.
Evaluate the different CODEC recorded content on HD and 4K broadcast evaluation monitors. Access recorded content using the Content Browser/Catalyst Browse.
Set up the XDCA FS7 adapter and AXS-R5 RAW recorder. Learn how to work with RAW files, adjust the parameter settings with Sony RAW viewer. Use other RAW viewers to adjust color and gamma parameters. Access Paint menus in the FS7 and Picture Profiles in the NEX 700 cameras.
Learn to work with user features such as transferring lens files, paint menu s, set up and working with Genlock menu s. Students will access Maintenance modes and perform a firmware upgrade.

Who Should Attend

Anyone responsible for operating the PXW-FS7 and NEX-700 series cameras in Pre and Post Production and Live camera sporting events. Also for the ENG/EFP shooter that wants to learn the basics of the camera and workflow.

What you will Learn

  • XDCAM EX format specifications
  • Product features - general
  • XDCAM EX recording formats and bit rates
  • Description of MXF and MP4 wrapper
  • SxS media description File Structure
  • Simple Block Diagram Description
  • Camera Walkthrough- parts Identification
  • Camera Basic Set Up White Bal/Gain/ND Filter/Focus/Shutter
  • Switch between the 2 available lenses auto/manual IRIS control
  • Exposure Indexes
  • Super Slow Motion
  • Monitor LUT menu settings
  • Advanced feature- Simultaneous recording
  • Important System Menu Settings
  • Working with XAVC, MPEG-2 CODECS
  • Software upgrade
  • RAW Recording and Output Modes
  • RAW viewer
  • Gamma and Gamut Settings
  • Cine/S-Log3 and S-Gamut3/S-Log3
  • CBK-WA100 Wireless Adapter (Option)

  • Discount: Sign up 30 days before scheduled date to receive a 15% off!

    If you have any question regarding this class or website registration, please send us an email to or call us at (408) 352-4500. Thank you!

    Recommended Prerequisite(s): None
    Price per Student: $1,300.00

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