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Sony PMW-400K

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 PMW-400K Spec Sheet

Sony Camcorder MK20039V1_Sonys_QoS_Technology

Supports multiple SD and HD codecs including XAVC*

The PMW-400K is an affordable 3x 2/3-inch CMOS high quality sensor broadcast camcorder that, like the PMW-500, supports all SD / HD 422 broadcast workflows using MXF or XDCAM EX workflows using MP4 and AVI files. It also supports XAVC 10-bit HD 4:2:2 MXF file recordings.

XAVC 10-bit HD 422 and MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps recordings ideal for a wide range of shooting conditions

PMW-400 is able to record XAVC 10-bit HD422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD 422 100 Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD 422 (low bit rate)*. It also records 50Mbps HD material in MPEG-2 HD422, meeting broadcast standards around the world, including the European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU) requirements on HD broadcast acquisition for long form programme making. Standard Definition recording includes DVCAM format and MPEG IMX SD up to 50Mbps. MPEG IMX format offers exceptional visual quality for SD recording that is comparable to Digital Betacam broadcast standard. The high bit rate ensures excellent capture of fast moving objects, while its chroma subsampling feature is perfect for a wide range of video encoding areas such as VFX and green screen applications. The camcorder can also support Sony’s revolutionary XAVC codec, extending the lifecycle of the product to ensure maximum return on investment*. * Free firmware upgrade for XAVC Long GoP from October 2014

  • High quality accessories and internal flash band reducer

    Ideal for national and local broadcasting operations, the PMW-400K features a 16x zoom HD lens, high resolution LCD viewfinder, 3DNR noise reduction processing and internal flash band reducer for news operations, as standard. The camcorder also features WiFi remote** and 2x SD/HD-SDI parallel outputs. An optional CBK-CE01 50-pin interface allows you to convert the shoulder camcorder into a system camera, with compatibility with digital triax and fibre adapters. The CBK-CE01 also incorporates a Digital Extender..

    **With optional CBK-WA01 or IFU-WLM3 Wi-Fi antenna’s

  • Copy clips to and from USB

    From V1.20, easy clip dump capability is available to copy clips directly from or to an external USB media and playback clips from an external media to speed up workflow on the field.

  • High sensitivity Full HD sensors

    The PMW-400 provides high quality Full HD imaging with three 2/3-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors offering better resolution, dynamic range and colour reproduction. The camcorder offers sensitivity of F12 at 59.94Hz and F13 at 50Hz.

  • XAVC recordings

    The PMW-400K supports XAVC 10-bit HD 422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD 422 100 Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD 422 (low bit rate)*.

    * Free firmware upgrade for XAVC Intra from June 2014, XAVC Long GoP from October 2014.

  • WiFi remote

    Lens, camera and media WiFi Remote or XMPilot live logging from a tablet or smartphone is achievable with the CBK-WA01 optional Wi-Fi antenna or IFU-WLM3 Wi-Fi module to be directly plugged in the camcorder.

  • Wireless workflow

    The PMW-400K side panel hot-shoe allows full High Res and Proxy wireless operations with the CBK-WA101, plug-in wireless adapter. Clip metadata management, XAVC proxy recording on SD-HC card, streaming to Tablet/Smartphone and Wi-Fi remote for camera and lens are provided. The CBK-WA101 allows secure file transfer of recorded content by FTP-push to cloud services or on-premises servers via Wi-Fi/3G/4G /LTE. Content Browser Mobile free Android/iOS application gives you full control to wireless operations.

  • Direct clip dump

    Copy clips directly from or to an external USB media and playback clips from an external media*

    *Enabled by V.1.20 firmware upgrade. HDD or Flash memory devices rated 5Volts / 500mA Max. are supported. This does not guarantee operations with all USB media. USB media must be formatted from Maintenance Menu > Format USB.

  • Supports all SD / HD 420 or SD / HD 422 on several types of memory cards

    The PMW-400 allows you to record all SD / HD 420 XDCAM EX codecs usingMP4 and AVI. Files on SxS memory cards, Memory Stick, SD card or XQD card (FAT32 formatted). MXF broadcast files can be recorded on SxS and XQD cards (UDF formatted).

  • Noise reduction

    The camcorder has a signal to noise ratio of 60dB (typical) with 3DNR noise reduction processing.

  • Hardware and software flash band correction

    The camcorder has a standard internal hardware flash band reducer* for news operations.

    * Flash band reducer will be available as a free firmware update.

  • Wide gain selection

    The camcorder's gain selection ranges from -3dB up to +42dB maximum gain.

  • High resolution 960 x 540 colour viewfinder

    The camcorder is supplied with a high resolution colour LCD viewfinder (similar to CBK-VF01 modular viewfinder) providing up to quarter full HD 960 x 540 pixels.

  • Interfaces include SD / HD-SDI and i.Link

    The camcorder features 2x SD/HD-SDI outputs, as well as HDMI out, TC in/out and Gen-lock input. It also has i.LINK (DV) input and record.

  • Digital triax and fibre optional control

    An optional CBK-CE01 50-pin interface converts the shoulder camcorder to a system camera, with compatibility with CA-TX70 digital triax and CA-FB70 fibre adapters.

  • Supplied with 2/3-inch 16x zoom lens

    With a 2/3-inch lens mount, the PMW-400K is supplied with a 16x high definition auto-focus optical zoom lens.

  • Low power consumption

    The lightweight PMW-400K has a low power consumption of 23W with LCD, viewfinder, lens and microphone.

Imaging
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Sensor 3 x CMOS, 2/3" type Exmor
Prism F 1.4 Prism
Shutter Type Rolling
Minimum Illumination 0.003 lx: 1080/59.94i, F1.9 +42dB gain with 64 frame accumulation
Extender Digital 2x extender
Lens
Focal Length Standard: 8 to 128 mm
Zoom 16x Optical
servo/manual selectable
Iris F1.9 to F16 and Close
Auto/Manual selectable
Filter Diameter M82 mm
Pitch: 0.75 mm (on lens)
Focus Type Servo/Manual
AF/MF/Full MF selectable
Minimum Focus Distance Macro Off: 31.4" (800 mm)
Macro On/Wide: 1.9" (50 mm)
Macro On/Tele: 28.8" (732 mm)
Lens Mount Sony 2/3" type bayonet mount
Display
LCD Monitor 3.5" color LCD
960 x 540 resolution
Tilting Angle Adjustment 180°
Controls Peaking
Brightness
Contrast
Tally: High/Off/Low (controls front Tally indicator)
Zebra: On/Off
Display Text: On/Off
Mirror Display
L/R: Reverses the image horizontally
Off: Does not reverse the image
B/T: Reverses the image vertically
Diopter Correction Yes
Recording
Signal System NTSC/PAL compatible frame rates
Recording Format Video

MPEG-2 Long GOP
  • HD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max., MPEG-2 422P@HL
  • HQ mode: VBR, 35 Mbps max., MPEG-2 MP@HL
  • SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14
  • SD mode : MPEG IMX, DVCAM


Audio

UDF
  • HD 422 50 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
  • HD 420 HQ mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
  • SD MPEG IMX mode: LPCM 16/ 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
  • SD DVCAM mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

FAT
  • HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
  • SD DVCAM mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording Frame Rate UDF
  • HD 422 50 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50 MBps/ CBR
  • 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
  • 1280 x 720/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
  • HD 420 HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 MB/s VBR
  • 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p (Version Up)
  • 1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
  • 1280 x 720/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

  • SD MPEG IMX Mode
  • 720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
  • 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

  • SD DVCAM Mode
  • 720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
  • 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

FAT
  • HD HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR
  • 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
  • 1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
  • 1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

  • HD SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25 Mbps/ CBR
  • 1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD DVCAM Mode
  • 720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
  • 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF
Recording/Playback Time UDF
  • HD 422 50/ SD MPEG IMX Mode
  • Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
  • Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
  • Approx. 30 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

  • HD 420 HQ Mode
  • Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
  • Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
  • Approx. 45 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

  • SD DVCAM Mode
  • Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card
  • Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
  • Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

FAT
    • HD HQ Mode
    • Approx. 200 min with SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card
    • Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
    • Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

      • HD SP Mode
      • Approx. 280 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
      • Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
      • Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

    • SD DVCAM Mode
    • Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
    • Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
    • Approx. 65 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card
Recording Media SxS Pro series
SxS-1 series
XQD: requires use of available adapter
SDHC: Class 10 card, requires use of available adapter
Memory Stick PRO-HG DUA HXA series: requires use of available adapter

Note: Sony advises that not all XQD, SDHC, or Memory Stick cards are compatible and not all recording features are available when using an adapter.
Audio
Sampling Frequency 48 kHz
Audio Quantization 16 bits
Headroom Factory: 20 dB
Settings: 20, 18, 16, 12 db
Frequency Response Mic: 50 to 20 kHz (within ±3 dB)
Line: 20 to 20 kHz (within ±3 dB)
WRR Analog: 50 to 20 kHz (within ±3 dB)
WRR Digital: 20 to 20 kHz (within ±3 dB)
Dynamic Range 90 dB (typical)
Distortion 0.08% max (with input level 40dBu)
Built-in Mic No
Built-in Speaker Monaural
Output: 300 mW
Exposure Control
Shutter Speeds 1/60 to 1/2,000 of a second
ECS (Extended Clear Scan)
Frame Accumulation SLS (Slow Shutter): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, 64
Exposure Modes Auto/Manual
White Balance Modes Preset: 3200K
Memory A: Settable
Memory B: Settable/ATW
Gain -3, 0 , 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB
Interface
Input Timecode
1 x BNC

Genlock
1 x BNC

DC Power
1 x XLR 4-pin male

Remote
1 x 8-pin

Audio
2 x XLR 3-pin female: line/mic/mic + 48V selectable

Mic
1 x XLR 5-pin female: mic +48V

Wireless Receiver IN
1 x D-sub 15-pin
Output SDI
2 x BNC SD-SDI/HD-SDI selectable

HDMI
1 x Type A

HD-Y or Composite
1 x BNC

Earphone
1 x Stereo mini-jack

Speaker
Monaural

Timecode
1 x BNC
Data Connector i.Link
1 x IEEE 1394 6-pin: (Firewire 400), HDV (1080i), DVCAM stream input/output

1 x USB type B
1 x USB type A
Accessory Ports and Connectors CBK-CE01 50 Pin interface adaptet
Allows connection to Optical Fiber or Digital Triax via available adapters.

Remote
1 x 8-pin

Lens Remote
1 x 12-pin
Accessory Shoe 1 x Cold shoe
Memory Card Slot 2 x Media card slots: SxS
Convenience
Language Supported Menu
English, Chinese

Clip Names/Shot Marks
English, Chinese, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish

Note: Some characters in the following languages are displayed as different but similar characters - French, Dutch, Finnish
Battery Level Indicator Yes
Playback Options HD, SD (NTSC/PAL), HD downconverted to SD
Normal speed forward, and 4x, 15x, 24x forward and reverse playback is supported
General
Software XDCAM Clip Browsing Software
Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Storage
-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Power Requirements
12VDC (11 to 17.0 Volts)

Consumption
Approx 26 W: main unit + LCD viewfinder + auto focus lens + microphone while recording
Battery Type BP-L80S
Dimension L x W x H Without lens or viewfinder: 13.13 x 5 x 10.63" (332 x 124 x 269 mm)
Weight 7.5 lb (3.4 kg)


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