Cinema Line Full-frame PTZ Interchangeable Lens camera with 15+ stop dynamic range, 4K (QFHD) high-frame-rate 120fps, Fast Hybrid & Real-time Eye AF, and S-Cinetone™ colour science.

Get hands on with the ILME-FR7

Add even more cinematic shots to your live coverage, with the first full-frame PTZ camera that lets you switch lenses. Slot into any live workflow, match system cameras, create cinematic images remotely.

Our Sony Specialists will provide an expert introduction to all of its key features.


Cinematography meets robotics

The FR7 provides smooth pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) control coupled with a full-frame image sensor and a high-quality E-mount lens line-up. Focal length and shallow depth of field provide creative freedom and combine with remote PTZ control capability to open a new world of creative potential.

Remote control for creative camera placement

With its integrated, remotely controllable pan and tilt mechanism, the FR7 can be mounted on the ceiling or in other out-of-the-way locations. Follow your subjects or instantly recall pre-composed shot framings, for unprecedented creative potential.

Innovative remote control 

With a newly developed Web App that enables easy access via QR code or URL input, you can set up the FR7 from a tablet or a PC through a web browser, You can also use the optional RM-IP500, for precise joystick-controlled pan, tilt and zoom operation.

Advanced technology for cinematic expression

Bearing the Cinema Line name, the FR7 incorporates key features that support cinematic expression. The FR7 features a back-illuminated 35 mm full-frame CMOS image sensor for the first time in a pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) camera. Also the BIONZ XR™ contributes to superb image quality with high sensitivity, smooth gradations, and true-to-life colour.

Limitless creativity with E-mount lenses

The FR7 features Sony's E-mount and can be used with all E-mount lenses,These include the superlative G Master series, known for its stunning resolution and beautiful bokeh. A choice of focal lengths ranging from 12 mm to 1200 mm gives you comprehensive creative control.

Cinema Line image quality

The FR7's "Cinema Line" name identifies it as part of a renowned line-up of creative tools designed to unleash the true power of visual storytelling. It provides Custom and Cine EI modes that adjust camera operation to your workflow while maintaining consistency with other Cinema Line cameras.


Express your vision with E-mount lenses
A wide variety of lenses to deliver your vision

The FR7 features Sony's E-mount and can be used with high-quality E-mount lenses , including the superlative G Master series, known for its stunning resolution and softly dissolving bokeh. A choice of focal lengths ranging from 12 mm to 1200 mm  gives you full creative control.

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Exquisite, impressive bokeh

Taking advantage of the camera's full-frame sensor and Sony’s extraordinary line-up of lenses, you can create expressive bokeh effects with a shallow depth of field – an impossibility with other PTZ cameras. Using a prime lens such as an F1.2 lens will help achieve cinematic-style visual effects where the subject stands out from the background dramatically.

The advantages of Sony’s lenses for video shooting 

The best camera deserves the best lenses. Discover four unique advantages in using Sony’s E-mount lenses for video shooting. The combination of Sony's lenses and the FR7 will enhance your video creation experience.

Lens support rods

Two lens rods provided below the camera head allow attachment of standard 15 mm rod mountable accessories.

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Illustration showing the pan/tilt angle
Illustration showing the pan/tilt angle

Capture the scene from any angle

The FR7 incorporates smooth pan, tilt and zoom  functionality that can be remotely controlled, or recalled to preset positions. The pan angle range is from -170° to +170°, and the tilt angle range is from -30° to +195° when used in normal upright orientation.

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A full-featured dedicated Web App

With a new dedicated Web App, you can use a tablet or a computer's web browser to pan, tilt, zoom, focus, record, and adjust all camera settings. You can access cameras in hard-to-reach locations with easy setup using each camera’s unique QR code. The Web App uses the same menu format as the FX6 for intuitive operation.

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High-performance remote controller RM-IP500

The FR7 can be paired with Sony's RM-IP500 remote controller for PTZ cameras, providing precise joystick-controlled pan, tilt and zoomoperation. Speed adjustment knobs let you set the speed of pan, tilt, zoom and focus operations suitable for the subject and setting. Zoom can be controlled either via the joystick or a seesaw lever.

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Tally lights to facilitate multi-camera production

The FR7's red and green tally lights make it easy to identify which camera is currently active (on-air) in a multi-camera setup. A red tally light can identify the on-air camera while a green tally light indicates the preview camera.

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Supplied infrared remote controller

The infrared remote controller  included with the FR7 controls pan, tilt, zoom and focus (with presets available) as well as recording and playback.

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Dedicated ceiling mount bracket CIB-PCM1 

The FR7 is compatible with the CIB-PCM1 ceiling mount bracket  for easy overhead setup. The "Ceiling" option in the Web App flips the control directions, for natural operation even with the camera mounted upside down.