Sony PDW-530P XDCAM SD Camcorder

by Sony
Sony PDW-530P XDCAM SD Camcorder
The PDW-530 provides excellent picture quality, adapting 16:9/4:3 switchable Power HAD EX CCDs, the same camera block specification as MSW-900, MPEG IMX camcorder. It features MPEG IMX/DVCAM switchable recording and two built-in optical filter wheels (ND and CC).

See also: Sony PMW-400K XDCAM Camcorder


- 16:9/4:3 Switchable Power HAD EX CCDs and Progressive Mode
- MPEG IMX and DVCAM recording
- 12-bit A/D Conversion
- Flexible Image Controls
- Extensive Range of Interfaces
- Loop Recording
- Low-Light Shooting
- Proxy AV Data recording
- Thumbnail Search operation
- Scene Selection operation
- Metadata recording: UMID, Extended UMID, Essence Marks
- A second LCD screen displays time code, and remaining battery/disc capacity during power on and off.
- Four assignable buttons, two on the camera handle and two on the inside panel, enable operators to assign frequently used functions.
- Auto Tracing White Balance for automatic adjustments in camera color temperature according to lighting changes
- Interval recording (automatic and manual) intermittently records signals at pre-determined intervals, ideal for recording over long periods.
- "Memory Stick"(tm) function for storage of camcorder setup files
- Slot to accommodate a Sony WRR-855 Series wireless microphone receiver
- Optional Ethernet (100Base-TX) Adaptor (CBK-NC01) for Ethernet connection
- Camera remote control via Sony RM-B150 and RM-B750 remote control units
- Intelligent lighting system synchronizes strobe on/off to the Rec button.
- i.LINK (DV Stream) output from MPEG IMX playback


Recording format
Video: MPEG IMX (50/40/30 Mb/s), DVCAM (25 Mb/s)
Proxy Video: MPEG-4

Mass: Approx. 4.1 kg; 5.8kg(with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-IL75 battery)

Pickup device: 3-chip 2/3-inch type 16:9 widescreen Power HAD EX CCD

Built-in optical filters
1 : Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
A : CROSS, B: 3200K, C: 4300K, D: 6300K

S/N ratio: 63 dB (typical)

Built-in LCD monitor: 2.5-inch type color LCD monitor

Viewfinder: CRT 2.0-inch type monochrome

In the Box

PDZ-1 Browsing software
Monaural microphone
Shoulder belt
Lens cap
Operation manual
Software CD-ROM


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