Tagged: cx900

Sony PXW-X70

Pro makeover for Sony handcam

*** Update, November 2014: we have now done some testing on the PXW-X70 and you can see the results here www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/12/02/test-videos-sony-pxw-x70/. We’ve also decided the X70 is the best “entry level pro camcorder” – see why at this link: www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/10/17/best-entry-level-pro-camcorder-2/ *** Much as it did with the...

Sony CX900 from side

Firmware update for Sony camcorder

Sony’s latest high-end consumer camcorder is having a quick makeover just a month or so since it became available. New firmware for the CX900 and AX100 is available to download from Sony (see www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/HDR-CX900E in the UK) and is said to Improve autofocus tracking and accuracy Makes...

Sony CX900 from side

Which of 3 cameras is best?

Answer: It’s not easy to give a straightforward answer to which is “best” but perhaps we can provide some pointers. First of all, none of them are bad camcorders! They all provide excellent pictures, can do decent sound and have a mix of auto and...

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Video Review: Sony HDR-CX900 camcorder

It’s got a massive sensor, shoots 50Mbps XAVC-S and has tons of manual controls. But is it any good? We take a look at Sony’s little brother to the AX100 – the CX900 camcorder. Read our full review here: www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/05/14/review-sonys-hdr-cx900-hd-camcorder/

Sony CX900

Review: Sony’s HDR CX900 HD camcorder

Introduction Sony’s HDR-CX900 camcorder is an unusual beast. It’s physically quite large – this is no pocketable take-on-holiday camcorder. The lower-end brother of the much talked-about FDR-AX100 which shoots 4K UltraHD video, the CX900 is identical except for lacking that 4K mode; its highest- quality...

Sony CX900 camcorder

Unbox / First Look: Sony CX900 camcorder

Sony’s latest top-end consumer camcorder boasts a 1″ sensor, a 50Mbps recording mode and multiple manual controls. But is it any good? We unbox it and give our initial thoughts. You can now read our full review at www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/05/14/review-sonys-hdr-cx900-hd-camcorder/

Sony CX900 from side

We’re not buying 4K right now

This year’s CES was something of a disappointment for the camcorder user. Sure, DSLRs are still all the rage for creative videomakers whilst the average consumer just whips out their mobile phone but we at Tubeshooter like to imagine that there is still a hardcore...

Sony CX900 from side

New top-spec Handycam from Sony

Alongside its headline-grabbing announcement of a consumer-ish 4K camcorder (the AX100), Sony has also released a slew of updates to its more conventional consumer line up within which the top-spec model deserves a lot of attention in its own right. The disarmingly named CX900 is...