Proxy Settings

movie, slow&quick motion

You can simultaneously record a low-bit-rate proxy movie while recording a movie, slow-motion/quick-motion movie, or time-lapse movie.

Since proxy movies are small in file size, they are suitable for transferring to smartphones or uploading to websites.

  1. MENU (Shooting) → [Image Quality/Rec][Proxy Settings] → Select an item to set, and then select the desired setting.

Menu item details

Proxy Recording:
Selects whether to simultaneously record proxy movies. ([On] / [Off])
Proxy File Format:
Selects the recording format of the proxy movie. ([XAVC HS HD] / [XAVC S HD])
Proxy Rec. Settings:
Selects the bit rate, color sampling and bit depth of the proxy movie. ([16M 4:2:0 10bit] / [9M 4:2:0 10bit] / [6M 4:2:0 8bit])

Selectable proxy recording settings

Proxy File Format Recording size Recording frame rate Proxy Rec. Settings Compression codec
XAVC HS HD 1920×1080 Max. 60p/Max. 50p

16Mbps 4:2:0 10bit

9Mbps 4:2:0 10bit

XAVC S HD 1280×720 Max. 60p/Max. 50p 6Mbps 4:2:0 8bit MPEG-4 AVC/H.264


  • Proxy movies are not displayed on the playback screen (single-image playback screen or image index screen). (proxy) is displayed over movies for which a proxy movie was simultaneously recorded.


  • Proxy movies cannot be played back on this camera.
  • Proxy recording is not available in the following situations.

    Normal movie recording

    • [Rec Frame Rate] is set to [120p]/[100p]

    Slow-motion recording/quick-motion recording

    • The recording frame rate is set to [120p]/[100p]
    • The frame rate is set to [120fps]/[100fps]
  • Deleting/protecting movies that have proxy movies removes/protects both the original and proxy movies. You cannot delete/protect only original movies or proxy movies.
  • Movies cannot be edited on this camera.