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.
¥ Three 2/3″ type 2.2 megapixel full HD Power HAD FX CCDs
¥ Records and Playback high-definition video with 1920×1080 and 1280×720 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.