The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the SONY PXW-FS5 website and/or camera manual. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

SONY PXW-FS5 Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the SONY PXW-FS5 camera.

File format  Supported memory cards
AVCHD  SD, SDHC, SDXC memory card (Class 4 or U1 or faster)
Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2)
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Slow & Quick Motion & Super Slow Motion SDHC, SDXC memory card (Class 10 or U1 or faster)
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
XAVC HD SDXC memory card (Class 10 or U1 or faster)
Slow & Quick Motion & Super Slow Motion SDXC memory card (U3)
QFHD SDXC memory card (Class 10 or U1 or faster)*1
Slow & Quick Motion SDXC memory card (U3)
HD/Proxy simultaneous recording SDXC memory card (Class 10 or U1 or faster)*2
QFHD/Proxy simultaneous recording SDXC memory card (U3)

¹SDXC UHS Speed Class (U3) is required to record at 100 Mbps. ²SDXC memory card (U3) is required for simultaneous XAVC HD (50 Mbps) and proxy (9 Mbps) recording

SONY PXW-FS5 Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the SONY PXW-FS5 camera using various recording formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Codec Audio Format Setting Resolution MAX Data rate in Mb/s  Recording Time in Minutes with 64GB Card
XAVC QFHD 4K QFHD 3840×2160 60 100
100 65
4K QFHD + Proxy 9m 3840×2160 60 85
100 55
XAVC HD XAVC 1920×1080 50 120
35 170
25 220
1280×720 50 120
XAVC + Proxy 9m 1920×1080 50 100
35 135
25 160
1280×720 50 100
XAVC + Proxy 3m 1920×1080 50 110
35 155
25 195
1280×720 50 110
AVCHD Linear PCM PS 1920×1080 28 290
FX 1920×1080
24 340
FH 1920×1080
17 (avg) 450
HQ 1440X1080
9 (avg) 590
Dolby Digital PS 1920×1080 28 305
FX 1920×1080
24 360
FH 1920×1080
17 (avg) 495
HQ 1440X1080
9 (avg) 880

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