Sony PMW-500 XDCAM Camcorder

by Sony
Sony PMW-500 XDCAM Camcorder
XDCAM HD422 2/3" CCD Shoulder-mount Memory Camcorder.

See also: Sony PMW-400K XDCAM Camcorder


Three 2/3-inch PowerHAD FX CCDs
50 Mbps MPEG HD422 recording as MXF files (UDF mode only)
SD Recording and Playback with optional hardware key CBK-MD01
Two ExpressCard SxS Memory Card Slots
Record up to 4 hours 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 in camcorder using two 64 GB SxS-1A memory cards (must be purchased separately)
UDF (Professional Disc compatible) or FAT (XDCAM EX compatible) file format mode shooting to match files and workflows with existing Professional Disc and XDCAM EX camcorders
Optical ND Filters and Electrical CC Filters
Low power consumption
Compact and lightweight at 7 lb 8 oz
Side Panel Color LCD
Slow & Quick motion
Focus Magnification for focus assistance
Slow Shutter Function
Interval Recording Function
ATW (Auto Tracing White Balance) & Hold
Shutter Angle Settings
Turbo Gain
Picture Cache Recording
ALAC (Automatic Lens Aberration Compensation) with compatible lenses
High-quality four-channel audio recording
HD/SD-SDI output and composite/HD-Y output
USB interface for connecting camcorder as card reader
Six Standard Gamma settings and Four HyperGama Settings
Matrix and Multi-Matrix Settings
20-pin viewfinder connector (for HDVF type viewfinders) and 26-pin HD viewfinder connector
The CBK-HD02 option board must be installed in the PMW-500 (and the camcorder must be upgraded to version 1.1 firmware) to activate the features listed below:
The CBK-HD02 must be installed in the PMW-500 by a Sony Service Center
Please order the PMW-500/HD02 model when purchasing a new camcorder requiring the CBK-HD02 option installed
50-pin rear panel interface is compatible with the HDCA-702 MPEG TS adapter
Pool-feed input recording (HD/SD-SDI and composite)
Digital Extender

In the Box

Shoulder Strap
Operation Manual
Cold Shoe Kit
XDCAM Browser and SxS Driver Software CD-ROMs


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