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Sony PMW-500 XDCAM Camcorder
Product Code: PMW500
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Sony PMW 500: Overview
Sony PMW-500  

Sony PMW-500 is a three 2/3" Power HAD FX CCD sensors XDCAM HD422 camcorder recording full HD (plus SD option). Sony PMW-500 is the  first HD422 XDCAM Camcorder which supports full HD422 50 Mbps MXF recording and playback.  As well as, PMW-500 is able to record in HD 420 35-Mbps MP4 format which provides seamless integration when use XDCAM EX models. PMW-500 provides very good picture quality and low-light performance with its 2/3 inch type three Power HAD FX sensors. PMW-500 can record in to solid state SxS  recorder rather than optical professional optical disc drive.
 
PMW-500: Features
• Three 2/3" type 2.2 megapixel full HD Power HAD FX CCDs
• Records and Playback high-definition video with 1920x1080 and 1280x720 resolutions
• Long recording time of 110 minutes on a single 64GB SXS memory card
• Low power consumption of 29W only
• Records uncompressed four-channel, 24-bit audio in MPEG HD 422 mode or MPEG IMX mode
• Provides high level of mobility and comfort with its compact body
• Selectable recording modes and video formats
• Slow and quick motion function that helps users to create good fast and slow motion footage.
• Equipped with optical ND filters and Electrical CC Filters
• Slow shutter function
• Comes with up and cross conversion systems fir input signals, which provides flexibility in operation
• Proxy data recording
• Pool-feed operation
• Gain Control
• Comes with a easy-to-view LCD monitor with high resolution of 921,000 effective pixels
• Often used functions can be assigned onto eight switches on PMW-500
• ATW ( Auto Tracing White Balance) function adjusts the camera's color temperature automatically according to lighting conditions.
 
PMW-500 Specifications
General
Mass 3.4 kg (7 lb 7 oz) (body only without lens)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 124 x 269 x 332 mm (5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches) without projection (body)
Power requirements DC 12 V (11V - 17V)
Power consumption Approx. 33 W (with viewfinder, lens, and microphone while recording)
Approx. 29 W (body while recording)
Operating temperature -5°C to 40°C (23°F to 104°F)
Storage temperature -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
Recording format (Video) MPEG-2 Long GOP
HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
HQ mode: VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14
SD mode (when the optional CBK-MD01is installed): IMX, DVCAM
Recording format (Audio) (UDF Mode) HD 422 50 Mode LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz 4 channels
HD 420 HQ Mode LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz 4 channels
SD IMX Mode (when the optional CBK-MD01is installed) LPCM 16/24 bits, 48 kHz 4 channels
SD DVCAM Mode (when the optional CBK-MD01is installed) LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz 4 channels
SD DVCAM Mode (when the optional CBK-MD01is installed) LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz 2 channels
Recording frame rate UDF Mode) HD 422 50 Mode : MPEG-2 422P@HL,
50 Mbps/CBR 1920 × 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P,23.98P 1280 × 720/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
HD 420 HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/VBR 1440 × 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P,
23.98P 1280 × 720/59.94P, 50P, 23.98P(PD)
SD DVCAM Mode (when the optional CBK-MD01is installed) 720 × 480/59.94i, 29.97PsF 720 × 576/50i, 25PsF
(FAT Mode) HD HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/VBR 1920 × 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P,23.98P
HD HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/VBR 1440 × 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P,23.98P
HD HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/VBR 1280 × 720/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P,23.98P
HD SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25 Mbps/CBR 1440 × 1080 /59.94i, 50i (23.98P is converted to 59.94i in 2-3 pulldown processing.)
SD DVCAM Mode (when the optional CBK-MD01is installed) 720 × 480/59.94i, 29.97PsF 720 × 576/50i, 25PsF
Recording/Playback time - may vary the according to the encoding or memory. (UDF Mode) HD 422 50/SD IMX Mode: Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card,
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32 / SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 30 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
HD 420 HQ Mode: Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 90 min with
SBP-32 / SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 45 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
SD DVCAM Mode: (Option) Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card,
Approx. 110 min with SBP-32 / SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
(FAT mode) HD HQ Mode: Approx. 200 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card,
Approx. 100 min with SBP-32 / SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
(FAT mode) HD HQ Mode: Approx. 200 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card,
Approx. 100 min with SBP-32 / SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
SD DVCAM Mode: (Option) Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card,
Approx. 130 min with SBP-32 / SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 65 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
Lens
Lens mount 2/3-type SONY bayonet
Camera Section
Imaging device 3-chip 2/3-inch type Power HAD FX CCD
Effective picture elements 1920 x 1080 (H x V)
Optical system F1.4 prism system
Built-in optical filters Built-in optical filters
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 3200K, 89.9% reflectance) F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode), F12 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
Minimum illumination 0.016 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.4, +42 dB gain, with 16-frame accumulation)
S/N ratio 59 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal rezolution 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Shutter speed 1/60 sec to 1/2,000 sec + ECS (Slow Shutter seßtting frames vary according to the system frequency.)
Slow & Quick Motion function 720p: Selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps as recording frame rate (from 1 fps to 50 fps in the case
of Pal Area Setting in the UDF Mode), 1080p: Selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps as recording frame rate
(from 1 fps to 25 fps in the case of Pal Area Setting in the UDF Mode)
White balance Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB
Inputs/Outputs
Audio input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Video output BNC (x1), Composite, HD-Y
Audio output XLR-type 5-pin
SDI iutput (Option) BNC (x1), HD-SDI/SD-SDI selectable
SDI output BNC (x1), HD-SDI/SD-SDI selectable
i.LINK IEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), HDV™ (HDV 1080i)/DVCAM stream input/output (HDV/DV stream input/output
are available only in FAT mode. DVCAM stream input is only for monitoring use on view finder), S400
Timecode input BNC (x1)
Timecode output BNC (x1)
Genlock input BNC (x1)
USB USB device B Type (x1), host A Type (x1)
Headphone output Stereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker output Monaural
DC input XLR-type 4-pin
DC output 4-pin
Remote 8-pin
Lens remote 12-pin
MIC XLR-type 5-pin
Monitoring
Viewfinder Supplied interfaces (20-pin IF for HDVF, 26-pin IF for CBK-VF01)
Built-in LCD monitor 3.5-inch type colour LCD monitor: approx. 921,000 effective pixels, 640 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 480 (V),
16:9, hybrid type (Viewable area measured diagonally).
Media
Type ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)
Supplied Accessories
Shoulder strap (1)
Cold shoe kit (1)
Lens mount cap (1)
Flange back adjustment chart (1)
CD-ROM: Operating Instructions in PDF (1), Utility Software (1)
Operating Instructions (Japanese)
Operating Instructions (English)
 

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