Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD Camcorder

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Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD Camcorder
1/2.9" CMOS Sensor (1920 x 1080)
XDCAM 422 MPEG-2 Codec at 50 Mb/s
10x Zoom Lens - 40-400mm (35mm Equiv)
3.5" LCD Screen (852 x 480 Pixels)
HD-SDI & HDMI Outputs
Dual XLR Inputs / Timecode & Genlock I/O
Dual ExpressCard SxS Card Slots
Compatible with XDCAM Disc & EX Formats
DVCAM Recording

See also: Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM HD Camcorder

Specifications

General

Mass (body) : Approx 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
Dimensions W x H x D (without protrusions) : 167 x 164 x 278 mm (6.57 x 6.46 x 10.94 in)
Power Requirements : DC 12 V

Power Consumption :
Approx. 12 W (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off,IO Select Off)
Approx. 14 W (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor On,IO Select HD SDI & HD HDMI)

Operating Temperature : 0oC to 40oC32oF to 104oF
Storage Temperature : -20oC to +60oC-4oF to +140oF

Battery Operating Time :

Approx. 2 hrs with BP-U30 battery (while recording, HQ 1920 59.94i mode, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off),
Approx. 4 hrs with BP-U60 battery (while recording, HQ 1920 59.94i mode, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off),
Approx. 6 hrs with BP-U90 battery (while recording, HQ 1920 59.94i mode, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)

Recording

Recording Format (Video) :

- HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
- HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM

- HQ 1920 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- HQ 1440 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) :

- HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- Other mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

- HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels

Recording Frame Rate :

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
- 720x480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF

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 Time :

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. 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 : 10x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length : f = 5.4 - 54 mm (equivalent to 40-400 mm on 35 mm lens)
Iris : F1.8 - F2.9auto/manual selectable
Focus : AF/MF selectable,10 mm to ∞ (Wide),800 mm to ∞ (Tele)
Image Stabilizer : ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter : M37 mm, pitch 0.75mm

Camera Section

Imaging Device (Type) : 1/2.9-inch type Single-chip Exmor CMOS
Effective Picture Elements : 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)

Minimum Illumination :
0.40 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.8, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100% video level)
0.08 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.8, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level)

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 / Output

Audio Input : XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectableLine: +4dBuMic: -30dBu--70dBu
Composite Output : AV multi connector, NTSC or PAL
Video Output : BNC (x1), HD-Y/Composite1.0Vp-p, 75 Ohm(switchable to Genlock in)

Audio Output :
A/V multi connector
-10dBu (Reference Level), 47k Ohm

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, 10k Ohm

Timecode Output :
BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in)
SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard
1.0Vp-p, 10k Ohm

Genlock Input : BNC (x1) (switchable to Video out)1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ohm
USB : USB device, mini-B (x1)
Headphone Output : Stereo mini jack (x1), -18dBu 16 Ohm
Speaker Output : Monaural, 250mW
DC Input : DC jack
HDMI Output : Type A (x1)

Monitoring

Viewfinder : 0.24-inch type color LCD: 392 (H) x 224 (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

Type : ExpressCard/34 slot (x 2)

In the Box

Lens hood
Lens cap
Infrared Remote Commander
USB cable
AV connecting cable
BP-U30 battery pack
BC-U1 battery charger
Shoulder strap
Lithium battery (CR2032 for backup)
Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander)
CD-ROM Utility software
Sony PMW-100 manual

Reviews

Reviewed by 1 Customers
Rating: 5.0
Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD Camcorder
Rating: 5.0
By from pune, Maharashtra on
I used it many times very good camera
Compare to sony nx5p far Better results in Hd format
Also useless to going for nx5p
Please dont mind
Xd 100 had much advance technology then nx5p or Panasonic ag ac 90/160

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