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SONY CineAlta BURANO 8K Camera

Mfr. Code: MPC-2610
Sony's new Full Frame Cinema Camera in a more mobile form factor.
Key Highlights
  • High mobility for solo shooting
  • Full Frame 8.6K CMOS Sensor
  • 16 stops Dynamic Range


Sony's BURANO 8K Digital Motion Picutre Camera is the newest camera in the CineAlta Series of cinema cameras. This is the world's first digital cinema camera with Variable ND filter and in body image stabilization in one body. 


High mobility for solo shooting

Compact and lightweight design for mobility. Electronic variable ND filter that goes from 0.6 to 2.1, to enable easy adjustments in various lighting conditions In-body image stabilization for both PL mount lens and E-mount lens. Fast Hybrid AF with touch operation support / Subject recognition by AI processing unit (with E-mount lens).


8.6K Full Frame sensor with Auto Focus

Images captured with the BURANO 8.6K sensor match seamlessly with VENICE images. The BURANO sensor also incorporates Sony’s class leading Auto Focus technology. This can provide huge benefits to single operators shooting in challenging environments when accurate focus is critical. AF is enabled when using Sony E-mount lenses.

Full Frame and S35 sensor modes are supported providing unlimited creativity using a vast selection of lenses.


Auto Focus

Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF) and Human Eye AF, providing strong support for shooting fast-moving subjects or multi-camera set ups, when using E-mount lenses.
Max. 627 points (phase-detection AF)


In-body Image Stabilization

The BURANO is the world's first digital cinema camera with an interchangeable E-mount and PL mount lens mount to support built-in image stabilization (IBIS) 3-axis stabilization is available with PL lenses (PITCH, YAW and ROLL). 5-axis stabilization become available with Sony e-Mount lenses (PITCH, YAW, ROLL, X and Y)

PL mount: High / Low / Off
E-mount: Active / Standard / Off 


Electronic variable ND

In body electronic variable ND filter with range from 0.6 to 2.1, to enable easy adjustments in various lighting conditions.

Phenomenal Latitude

BURANO’s 8K sensor has an exceptional 16 stops of latitude. The sensor can deliver phenomenal images with very little noise in conditions that range from searing sunlight to almost no light. BURANO also excels at High Dynamic Range imaging, allowing for unprecedented creative freedom in grading.

Dual Base ISO

BURANO features dual base ISO, meaning that the 8K sensor offers Base ISO800 in addition to Base ISO3200. The sensor excels in low-light, High Dynamic Range capture with an exposure latitude from 6 stops over to 10 stops under 18% Middle Gray, for a total of 16 stops.

Frame Rates

BURANO can shoot up to 30fps at FF 8.6K, 60fps at FF crop 6K, S35 5.8K and 120fps at S35 crop 4K.


PL and E-mount

PL mount and professional E-mount lens mounts are provided as standard. BURANO utilizes the same lens mount system as VENICE providing rugged and reliable performance. The industry-standard PL lens mount is compatible with all Super35 and Full-Frame PL lenses, spherical and anamorphic. The lens mount includes contacts that support Cooke/I Technology and lens information is recorded as metadata, frame by frame. ZEISS eXtended Data is also supported. E-mount lens metadata is also supported when using Sony E-mount lenses.

HD to 8K

BURANO allows the operator to record the highest quality images ranging from HD (1080p) to 8K using video codecs. BURANO supports multiple internal recording formats such as the new XAVC H™ which utilizes the H.265 high compression efficiency codec, XAVC-I, XAVC-L and X-OCN LT.

Frame Rates and Resolution



Imager Mode

Frame Rate


Full Frame8.6K

Full Frame Cropped

Super 355.8K
Super 35 Cropped4K
Yes*YesYes Yes

*24p is available only when using 17:9 aspect ratio 



Key Highlights

  • High mobility for solo shooting
  • Full Frame 8.6K CMOS Sensor
  • 16 stops Dynamic Range
  • In-body Image Stabilization
  • Electronic variable ND (0.6 ~ 2.1 ND)
  • Auto Focus with Face/Eye tracking
  • Phase detection AF (Max 627 points)
  • PL and Sony E-mount
  • Full Frame and S35 sensor modes
  • Multiple resolution support
  • Multiple codec support
  • Magnesium alloy chassis and body
  • Multiple I/O & Control interfaces
  • CFExpress Type B media


Computer I/O Ports:
1 x USB-C


Output Connector/Port:
1 x 3G-SDI
1 x 12G-SDI
Input Connector/Port:
2 x 3-pin XLR - MIC/LINE/MIC+48V
1 x LANC
1 x Genlock - Selectable as In or Out in tandem with Timecode
1 x Timecode - Selectable as In or Out in tandem with Genlock

Sensor Specifics

Sensor Dynamic Range:
16 Stops


Recording Formats:
8.6K Full Frame
6K Full Frame Crop
5.8K S35
4K S35 Crop
Media Cards:
2 x CFexpress Cards, Type B
Native ISO:
Dual Base ISO: 800 & 3200
Camera Autofocus:

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