Sony DNW-90WS Betacam SX Camcorder NTSC

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Sony DNW-90WS Betacam SX Camcorder NTSC
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Features

Compact and Lightweight Design
Reduced Weight and Fewer Elements
Longer Recording Time (Up to 60 Minutes on a Single Cassette)
16:9/4:3 Switchable
Wide Selection of Viewfinders
Low Acoustic Noise
Color Filters
Comprehensive Menu Control
Precision Audio Level Adjustment
Setup Card for Uniform Camcorder Settings
Turbo Gain: High Sensitivity
Diagnostic Information for Easy Maintenance
TruEye Process
DynaLatitude
Auto Tracing White Balance (ATW)
Comprehensive LCD Display
Stereo Audio Line Output (5-pin XLR)
Multiple Tally Functions
User-Friendly Controls
Superimposed Camera ID on Color Bars
Fail-Safe Audio Recording
6-pin Remote Interface
TC REGEN Function
Test Output

Specifications

General:
Power requirements : DC 12V +5.0V/-1.0V
Power consumption : 31W
Operating temperature : 0 oC to +40 oC (+32 oF to +104 oF)
Storage temperature : -20 oC to +60 oC (-4 oF to +140 oF)
Humidity : 25 % to 85 % (relative humidity)
Continuous operating time : Approx. 110 min (with BP-L60A); approx. 165 min (with BP-L90A)
Lens : 12-pin
Remote : 6-pin
Light : 2-pin, DC 12V, max. 30W
DC input : XLR 4-pin (for the optional AC-550)
DC output : 4-pin (for wireless microphone receiver), DC12V

VTR section:
Recording format : Betacam SX
Tape speed : 59.575 mm/s
Playback/Recording time : Max. 60 min. with BCT-60SX cassette
Fast forward time : Approx. 5.5 min. with BCT-60SX
Rewind time : Approx. 5 min. with BCT-60SX
Recommended tape : Sony Betacam SX cassette (BCT-60SX series), Sony Betacam SP cassette (BCT-30MA series/UVWT-30MA series)
Sampling frequency : Y: 13.5 MHz, Y/B-Y: 6.75 MHz
Quantization : 8bits/sample
Error correction : Reed-Solomon code
Video performance:
- K-factor (2T pulse) : 1 % or less
- Y/R-Y/B-Y delay : 15ns or less
Digital audio performance:
- Sampling frequency : 48 kHz (synchronized with video)
- Quantization : 16bits/sample
- Frequency response : 20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB
- Dynamic range (emphasis ON) : More than 85 dB
- Distortion (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON, reference level) : Less than 0.08 %
- Cross talk (at 1 kHz, reference level) : Less than -70 dB
- Wow & flutter : Below measurable limit
- Head room : 20 dB
- Emphasis (ON/OFF selectable) : T1=50 μs, T2=15 μs

Camera:
Pickup device : 3-chip 2/3-inch Power HAD 1000 FIT CCD
Optical system : F1.4 prism system
Built-in filters : 1:CLEAR 2:5600K+1/8ND 3:5600K 4:5600K+1/64ND
Shutter speed : 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000 (s)
Gain Selection : (-)3, 0, +3, +6, +9, +12, +18, +24, +30, +36, +42 dB, (select in camera setup menu for L/M/H/TURBO)
Clear scan : CLS: 60.1 to 7000 Hz (260 steps); ECS: 30.4 to 58.3 Hz (248 steps)
Minimum illumination : Approx. 0.35 lx (F1.4 lens, +42 dB Turbo Gain)
Video S/N ratio (typical) : 63 dB
Vertical resolution (without EVS) : 400 TV lines, (with EVS) 450 TV lines
Registration : 0.05 % (all zones, without lens)
Geometric distortion : Below measurable level (without lens)
Warm-up time : 2 sec.

In the Box

Shoulder belt
Microphone
XLR cap
Maintenance Manual Part 1
Sony DNW-90WS Manual

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