XDCA-FX9 (XDCAFX9)

Extension Unit for FX9 camera

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Overview

Enhanced operability with advanced networking, wireless audio* and RAW output**
Connecting directly to the PXW-FX9 camera with no cables needed, the XDCA-FX9 extension unit provides convenient additional features to enhance shooting convenience and flexibility.

The XDCA-FX9 allows easy fitting of BP-GL and BP-FL series batteries, extending camera operating times during the most demanding shoots.

Attaching quickly and easily to the rear of the PXW-FX9 via a MultiPin connector, the XDCA-FX9 provides advanced networking capabilities for streaming or file transfer via Ethernet or dual link cellular connection. It also allows the easy addition of high quality wireless audio via a wireless receiver slot.* Additional output connectors including timecode and D-tap are also provided.

16-bit RAW signals can be output directly from the XDCA-FX9 using a third-party external recorder.**

* Requires PXW-FX9 future firmware release for wireless audio and RAW output.

Features

Seamless attachment, superb ergonomics
The XDCA-FX9 attaches directly to the PXW-FX9 via MultiPin connector, with no additional cabling required. Shooting time is extended by compatibility with Sony BP-GL and BP-FL series batteries. When using larger lenses, the extension unit balances any possible front heaviness while increasing stability when the camera is shoulder mounted.
Advanced network capabilities
The built-in networking capabilities of the PXW-FX9 enable streaming and file transfer via Wireless LAN. The XDCA-FX9 adds QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection via multiplexing of two cellular networks or Ethernet connection to improve image quality and stability.
Wireless audio support*
Ideal for field-based news production, the extension unit adds a wireless audio receiver slot for compatibility with receivers such as DWX series and URX series.

* Requires PXW-FX9 future firmware release.
16-bit RAW recording with external recorder**
Adding the XDCA-FX9 extension unit to the PXW-FX9 allows recording of 16-bit RAW footage from the camera on a third-party RAW recorder (available separately). RAW data is output directly via the extension unit’s RAW interface.

** Requires PXW-FX9 future firmware release. Limited to 10-bit recording during 120fps high frame rate shooting within Super35 image circle.