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Sony PMW-200 XDCAM EX

Sony PMW200 hire | Sony PMW 200 Camera

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Sony PMW-200 solid-state SxS camcorder package. Includes raincover, storage, card reader, tripod and shotgun mic.

Solid state Broadcast quality compact camcorder with 14x lens and twin SxS slots to record 50Mb XDCAM HD codec to cards (supplied)

Lens

  • Fixed (non interchangeable) 14x Optical zoom
  • f = 5.8 - 81.2 mm (equivalent to 31.4-439 mm on 35 mm lens)
  • Iris - F1.9 - F16 auto/manual selectable
  • Focus     AF/MF/Full MF selectable,
    800 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF),
    50 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Wide),
    735 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Tele)
  • Image Stabilizer     ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
  • Filter Diameter     M77 mm, pitch 0.75mm

VMI Standard Shooting kit

VMI believe in increasing specifications to increase kit value, so included as standard is

  • Sony PMW-200 XDCAM EX Camcorder
  • 2 x 32GB SxS storage (4 hours of HD acquisition at XDCAM HD 422)
  • SxS Card Reader
  • Raincover
  • Sachtler FSB-6 tripod
  • Sennheiser K6 Shotgun Microphone
  • Rate: £140 per day
  • Weekly hire rate of PMW-200 package£560 per week

 

Guides:

http://www.vmi.tv/training/useful-stuff/xdcam-ex/Further information XDCAM - advantages, workflows and links 

Tapeless Acquisition and Production

Useful XDCAM Links

Specifications

General

Operating Temperature    0°C to 40°C  32°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature    -20°C to +60°C -4°F to +140°F
Battery Operating Time    Approx. 2 hrs with BP-U30 battery (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)
    Approx. 4 hrs with BP-U60 battery (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)
    Approx. 6 hrs with BP-U90 battery (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)
Recording Format (Video)    UDF
- HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
- HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM

    FAT
- HQ 1920 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- HQ 1440 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- HQ 1280 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- SP 1440 mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM
Recording Format (Audio)    UDF
- HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- Other mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

    FAT
- HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording Frame Rate    UDF
HD422 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50Mbps/ CBR
- 1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
- 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
HD420 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR
- 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
- 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p
DVCAM Mode
- 720x486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF

    FAT
HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR
- 1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR
- 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR
- 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25Mbps/ CBR
- 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

DVCAM Mode
- 720x480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF
Recording/Playback    UDF
HD 422 mode: Approx. 120 min with SBP-64/ 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 mode: Approx. 180 min with SBP-64/ 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
DVCAM mode: Approx. 220 min with SBP-64/ 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
HQ 1920/HQ 1440 mode/HQ 1280 mode: Approx. 200 min with SBP-64/ 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
SP 1440 Mode: Approx. 280 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
DVCAM mode Approx. 260 min with SBP-64/ 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    Fixed
Zoom Ratio    14x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length    f = 5.8 - 81.2 mm (equivalent to 31.4-439 mm on 35 mm lens)
Iris    F1.9 - F16 auto/manual selectable
Focus    AF/MF/Full MF selectable,
800 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF),
50 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Wide),
735 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Tele)
Image Stabilizer    ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter    M77 mm, pitch 0.75mm

Camera Section

Imaging Device (Type)    3-chip 1/2-inch type "Exmor" Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements    1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System    F1.6 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters    OFF: Clear, 1: 1/8ND, 2: 1/64ND
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)    F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
Minimum Illumination    0.12 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.9, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100% video level)
    0.02 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.9, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level)
S/N Ratio    56 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal Rezolution    1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Shutter Speed    1/32 sec to 1/2,000 sec
Slow Shutter (SLS)    2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, and 64-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function    720p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps (from 1 fps to 50 fps in PAL area setting in UDF mode)
1080p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps (from 1 fps to 25 fps in PAL area setting in UDF mode)
White Balance    Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain    -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve    Selectable

Input/OutputAudio Input

Audio Input    XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Line: +4dBu
Mic: -70dBu--30dBu
Composite Output    AV multi connector, NTSC or PAL
Video Output    BNC (x1), HD-Y/Composite
1.0Vp-p, 75Ω
(switchable to Genlock in)
Audio Output    A/V multi connector
-10dBu (Reference Level), 47kΩ
SDI Output    BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable
SMPTE 292M/259M standards
i.LINK    IEEE 1394, 4-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i) / DV input/output, S400
Timecode Input    BNC (x1) (switchable to TC out)
SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard
0.5V-1.8Vp-p, 10kΩ
Timecode Output    BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in)
SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard
1.0Vp-p, 10kΩ
Genlock Input    BNC (x1) (switchable to Video out)
1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω
USB    USB device, mini-B (x1)
Headphone Output    Stereo mini jack (x1)
-18dBu 16Ω
Speaker Output    Monaural, 250mW
DC Input    DC jack
Lens Remote    8-pin, round
HDMI Output    Type A (x1)

Monitoring

Viewfinder    0.45-inch type color LCD:
852 (H) x 480 (V), 16:9
Built-in LCD Monitor    3.5-inch type color LCD monitor: 852 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 480 (V), 16:9

Built-in Microphone

Built-in Microphone    Omni - directional stereo electret condenser microphone.

Media

Express Card/34 slot (x2)

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