A professional Sony video camera with a great lens. Please note that the camera records to a CF card. Thus you will need a firewire port on your computer, or a card reader capable of reading compact flash. A battery charger is NOT included, but we supply two large Sony batteries which should cover most shooting scenarios. Chat with staff before borrowing this camera.
This equipment is available to the following groups
Masters students studying video subjects
Undergraduate Students (after training and via special request)
of these are owned by the production office.
Please visit to booking system here to see how many are currently available to borrow.
You can view the product manual here.
You can view the product page here.
Also consider borrowing:
- Lighting Kit
This item has a replacement value of:
This camera can record to mini DV tape or to CF card. Only a card is included. You will need firewire (6pin) or a CF card reader to ingest the footage to your computer.
Videos & Tutorials
Sony HVR-Z7P Video Camera – An Overview
Please note that this video was originally shot for the HVR-Z7P, Not the HVR-Z5P. There are some small differences, but there cameras are almost identical and thus most of the content of the video is relevant to the Z5 as well.