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Sony PXW-X500

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Sony PXW-X500

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PXW-X500 Spec Sheet

Sony PXW-X500 Camcorder Brochure

Highly modular and open standards camcorder ideal for mainstream broadcast operations

The PXW-X500 has three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors, offering a high sensitivity and low noise image. The camcorder gives broadcasters a high degree of flexibility, allowing you to shoot in a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including XAVC Intra frame and XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420, as well as MPEG IMX and DVCAM. Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes, offering direct compatibility with NLEs. The camcorder also has a host of leading professional features, such as Slow & Quick Motionup to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option), wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, HyperGamma/UserGamma and many more. A wide range of connectors, including 3G/HD/SD-SDI, HDMI and USB, increase the flexibility further.

  • Stable and Unchanged Comfortable operation by CCD image sensors

    Newly developed technology for high frame rate shooting despite of CCD sensors while keeping the high signal-to-noise ratio and high sensitivity.

  • Records a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including XAVC

    XAVC Intra frame and XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD422 and MPEG HD 420, as well as MPEG IMX and DVCAM.

  • Direct compatibility with NLEs

    Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes.

  • Slow & Quick Motion options

    Up to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option), and Up to 30 fps for MPEG HD 422 (as standard). This is realized by CCD sensors.

  • Professional features

    Includes wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, HyperGamma, and more in addition to the variety of interfaces.

 Specifications

Sensor The PXW-X500 features three 2/3" Power HAD FX IT CCDs that make up its sensor block.
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Prism f/1.4
Built-In Filters ND
Clear
1/4
1/16
1/64

Electronic CC
3200K
4300K
5600K
6300K
Lens Mount Sony 2.3" type bayonet mount
Minimum Illumination 0.016 lux (F1.4, +42dB, 16-frame accumulation)
Sensitivity 2000 lux, 89.9% reflectance
F11 (typical) @ 59.94i
F12 (typical) @ 50i
Gain -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 db
Signal to Noise Ratio 60dB (w/Noise Suppressor), F11@60i / F12@50i
Display
Viewfinder 20-pin HDVF type and 26-pin for CBK-VF02
LCD Panel Color LCD panel, with 960 x 540 resolution
Recording
Recording Media SxS Media Cards
SD Cards for proxy file recording and firmware updates, setup, and User Gamma settings
Recording Format MPEG4 SStP
MPEG-4 Simple Studio Profile, SR-Lite 422, 220 Mbps
LPCM 24-bits, 48 KHz, 4 channels

XAVC Intra
CBR 112MBps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels

XAVC-L 50 mode
VBR, maximum 50Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels

XAVC-L 35 mode
VBR, maximum 35Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels

XAVC-L 25 mode
VBR, maximum 25Mbps, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC
LPCM 24-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels

MPEG-2 Long HD422
CBR, 50Mbps, MPEG-2 422@HL
LPCM 16-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels

MPEG-2 Long HD420 HQ mode
VBR, maximum 35Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
LPCM 16-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels

DVCAM
CBR 25Mbps
LPCM 16-bit, 48kHz, 4 channels
Recording Frame Rate XAVC Intra
1920 x 1080i: 59.94, 50
1920 x 1080p: 29.97, 23.98, 25
1280x720p: 59.94, 50

XAVC-L 50 mode
1920 x 1080i: 59.94, 50
1920 x 1080p: 29.97, 23.98, 25
1280x720p: 59.94, 50

XAVC-L 35 mode
1920 x 1080i: 59.94, 50
1920 x 1080p: 29.97, 23.98, 25

XAVC-L 25 mode
1920 x 1080i: 59.94, 50

MPEG-2 Long HD422
1920 x 1080i: 59.94, 50
1920 x 1080p: 29.97, 23.98, 25
1280x720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 23.98, 25

MPEG-2 Long HD420 HQ mode
1920 x 1080i: 59.94, 50
1920 x 1080p: 29.97, 23.98, 25
1440 x 1080i /59.94, 50
1280x720p: 59.94, 50

DVCAM
720x480i 59.94
720x576i 50
Recording/Playback Time XAVC Intra
Approx. 120 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 60 min with SBP-64B/SBS-64G1A(64GB)
Approx. 30 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)

XAVC Long : XAVC-L 50 mode
Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 120 min with SBP-64B/SBS-64G1A(64GB)
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)

XAVC Long : XAVC-L 35 mode
Approx. 340 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 85 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)

XAVC Long : XAVC-L 25 mode
Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 220 min with SBP-64B/SBS-64G1A(64GB)
Approx. 110 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)

MPEG-2 Long HD422
Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 120 min with SBP-64B/SBS-64G1A(64GB)
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)

MPEG-2 Long HD420 HQ mode
Approx. 360 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 180 min with SBP-64B/SBS-64G1A(64GB)
Approx. 90 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)

MPEG4 SStP
Approx 82 min with 128 GB SxS card @ 23.98p
Approx 79 min with 128 GB SxS card @ 50i/25p
Approx 65 min with 128 GB SxS card @ 59.94i/29.97p

DVCAM
Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B(128GB)
Approx. 220 min with SBP-64B/SBS-64G1A(64GB)
Approx. 110 min with SBP-32G1A(32GB)
Shutter Speeds 1/60 to 1/2000
ECS: 50 to 7000 Hz (50i/p mode), 60 to 7000 Hz (60i mode), 60 to 8000 Hz (60p mode)
Slow Shutter Frame Accumulation: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 16 frames
Gamma Choices Standard
Hyper Gamma (4x)
User defined Gamma (Uses CVP Editor ver. 4.3)
White Balance Modes Preset (3200)
< Memory A
Memory B / ATW
Interface
Input Audio
2 x XLR 3-pin female (Line / AES EBU / Mic / Mic + 48 V)

1 x 5-pin XLR female (Mic -70 to -30 dBu) SDI
1 x BNC

Timecode
1 x BNC 0.5 V to 18 Vp-p, 10 kΩ

Genlock
1 x BNC 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω,

DC - Power
1 x 4-pin XLR

Lens
1 x 12-pin connector
Output HD-Y or Analog Composite
1 x BNC

SDI
2 x BNC (SD.HD-SDI selectable)

Timecode
1 x BNC

DC Output
1 x Round type 4-pin, 11 V to 17 V DC, 1.8 A maximum rated

HDMI
1 x HDMI type A
Other Remote
1 x 8-pin
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2-pin

USB

4-pin (type A), 4-pin (type B) (2)
Accessory Shoe Yes
Memory Card Slot SxS (x 2)
SD (x 2)
General
Temperature Operating
23 to 104°F / -5 to 40°C

Storage
-4 to 140°F / 2- to 60°C
Power Requirements 11 to 17 VDC (12 Volt Nominal)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.9 x 10.6 x 13" / 150 x 269 x 332 cm
Weight 8.4 lb / 3.8 kg

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