Sony PMW-400K XDCAM HD Camcorder Kit with 16x Lens

by Sony
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Sony PMW-400K XDCAM HD Camcorder Kit with 16x Lens
Replaced with Sony PXW-X400KF XDCAM HD Camcorder Kit

Three 2/3" Exmor Full HD CMOS Sensors
NTSC & PAL Compatible Frame Rates
MPEG2 HD422 50 Mb/s Recording
Records to SxS Pro & SxS-1 Memory Cards
15 Second Pre-Record Cache
Gamma Curves, Slow & Quick Motion
3.5" Color LCD Viewfinder
16x Zoom Lens with Bayonet Mount
Power Zoom, Auto/Manual Focus

Features

High sensitivity Full HD sensors
The PMW-400 provides high quality Full HD imaging with three 2/3-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors offering better resolution, dynamic range and colour reproduction. The camcorder offers sensitivity of F12 at 59.94Hz and F13 at 50Hz.

Supports all SD / HD 420 or SD / HD 422 on several types of memory cards
The PMW-400 allows you to record all SD / HD 420 XDCAM EX codecs using .MP4 and .AVI. fileson SxS memory cards, MemoryStick, SD card or XQD card (FAT32 formatted)..MXF broadcast files can be recorded on SxS and XQD cards (UDF formatted).

XAVC ready
The PMW-400K is future-proofed to support XAVC 10-bit HD422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD422 100Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD422 (low bit rate).

Noise reduction
The camcorder has a signal to noise ratio of 60dB (typical) with 3DNR noise reduction processing.

Hardware and software flash band correction
The camcorder has a standard internal hardware flash band reducer*for news operations.

Wide gain selection
The camcorder's gain selection ranges from -3dB up to +42dB maximum gain.

WiFi remote
Lens, camera and media WiFi Remote or XMPilot live logging from a tablet or smartphone is achievable with the CBK-WA01 optional WiFi antenna. The CBK-WA100 3G/LTE optional transmitter will allow recorded files FTP push to a the cloud or user server.

High resolution 960 x 540 colour viewfinder
The camcorder is supplied with a high resolution colour LCD viewfinder (similar to CBK-VF01 modular viewfinder) providing up to quarter full HD 960 x 540 pixels.

Interfaces include SD / HD-SDI and i.Link
The camcorder features 2x SD/HD-SDI outputs, as well as HDMI out, TC in/out and Gen-lock input. It also has i.LINK (DV) input and record.

Digital triax and fibre optional control
An optional CBK-CE01 50-pin interface converts the shoulder camcorder to a system camera, with compatibility with CA-TX70 digital triax and CA-FB70 fibre adapters.

Supplied with 2/3-inch 16x zoom lens
With a 2/3-inch lens mount, the PMW-400K is supplied with a 16x high definition auto-focus optical zoom lens.

Low power consumption
The lightweight PMW-400K has a low power consumption of 23W with LCD, viewfinder, lens and microphone.

Specifications

Imaging
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Sensor : 3 x CMOS, 2/3" type Exmor
Prism : F 1.4 Prism
Shutter Type : Rolling
Minimum Illumination : 0.003 lx: 1080/59.94i, F1.9 +42dB gain with 64 frame accumulation
Extender : Requires optional CBK-CE01 to activate Digital 2x extender

Lens
Focal Length : Standard: 8 to 128 mm
Zoom : 16x Optical, servo/manual selectable
Iris : F1.9 to F16 and Close, Auto/Manual selectable
Filter Diameter : M82 mm, Pitch: 0.75 mm (on lens)
Focus Type : Servo/Manual, AF/MF/Full MF selectable
Minimum Focus Distance :
Macro Off: 31.4" (800 mm)
Macro On/Wide: 1.9" (50 mm)
Macro On/Tele: 28.8" (732 mm)
Lens Mount : Sony 2/3" type bayonet mount

Display
LCD Monitor : 3.5" color LCD, 960 x 540 resolution
Tilting Angle Adjustment : 180o

Controls :
Peaking
Brightness
Contrast
Tally: High/Off/Low (controls front Tally indicator)
Zebra: On/Off
Display Text: On/Off
Mirror Display
L/R: Reverses the image horizontally
Off: Does not reverse the image
B/T: Reverses the image vertically
Diopter Correction : Yes

Recording
Signal System : NTSC/PAL compatible frame rates

Recording Format :
Video
MPEG-2 Long GOP -
HD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max., MPEG-2 422P@HL
HQ mode: VBR, 35 Mbps max., MPEG-2 MP@HL
SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14
SD mode : MPEG IMX, DVCAM

Audio
UDF -
HD 422 50 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
HD 420 HQ mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
SD MPEG IMX mode: LPCM 16/ 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
SD DVCAM mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

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

Recording Frame Rate
UDF -
HD 422 50 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50 MBps/ CBR :
1920 x 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD 420 HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 MB/s VBR :
1920 x 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p (Version Up)
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD MPEG IMX Mode :
720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

SD DVCAM Mode :
720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

FAT -
HD HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR :
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25 Mbps/ CBR :
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD DVCAM Mode -
720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

Recording/Playback Time
UDF -
HD 422 50/ SD MPEG IMX Mode :
Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
Approx. 30 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

HD 420 HQ Mode :
Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
Approx. 45 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode :
Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card
Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

FAT -
HD HQ Mode :
Approx. 200 min with SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card
Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

HD SP Mode :
Approx. 280 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode :
Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/SBS-32G1A (32GB) memory card
Approx. 65 min with SBP-16 (16GB) memory card

Recording Media
SxS Pro series
SxS-1 series
XQD: requires use of available adapter
SDHC: Class 10 card, requires use of available adapter
Memory Stick PRO-HG DUA HXA series: requires use of available adapter

Audio
Sampling Frequency : 48 kHz
Audio Quantization : 16 bits
Headroom Factory : 20 dB
Settings : 20, 18, 16, 12 db
Frequency Response Mic :
50 to 20 kHz (within +/-3 dB)
Line: 20 to 20 kHz (within +/-3 dB)
WRR Analog: 50 to 20 kHz (within +/-3 dB)
WRR Digital: 20 to 20 kHz (within +/-3 dB)
Dynamic Range ; 90 dB (typical)
Distortion : 0.08% max (with input level 40dBu)
Built-in Mic : No
Built-in Speaker : Monaural, Output: 300 mW

Exposure Control
Shutter Speeds :
1/60 to 1/2,000 of a second
ECS (Extended Clear Scan)
Frame Accumulation SLS (Slow Shutter): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, 64
Exposure Modes : Auto/Manual
White Balance Modes -
Preset: 3200K
Memory A: Settable
Memory B: Settable/ATW
Gain -3, 0 , 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB

Interface
Input -
Timecode : 1 x BNC
Genlock : 1 x BNC
DC Power : 1 x XLR 4-pin male
Remote : 1 x 8-pin
Audio : 2 x XLR 3-pin female: line/mic/mic + 48V selectable
Mic : 1 x XLR 5-pin female: mic +48V
Wireless Receiver IN : 1 x D-sub 15-pin

Output
SDI : 2 x BNC SD-SDI/HD-SDI selectable
HDMI : 1 x Type A
HD-Y or Composite : 1 x BNC
Earphone : 1 x Stereo mini-jack
Speaker : Monaural
Timecode ; 1 x BNC

Data Connector i.Link :
1 x IEEE 1394 6-pin: (Firewire 400), HDV (1080i), DVCAM stream input/output
1 x USB type B
1 x USB type A

Accessory Ports and Connectors -
EXT-50-pin : 1 x 50-pin connector (for studio configuration Triax/Fiber with optional adapter.)
Remote : 1 x 8-pin
Lens Remote : 1 x 12-pin

Accessory Shoe : 1 x Cold shoe
Memory Card Slot : 2 x Media card slots: SxS

Convenience
Language Supported -
Menu : English, Chinese
Clip Names/Shot Marks : English, Chinese, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Battery Level Indicator : Yes
Playback Options : HD, SD (NTSC/PAL), HD downconverted to SD
Normal speed forward, and 4x, 15x, 24x forward and reverse playback is supported

General
Software : XDCAM Clip Browsing Software
Temperature :
Operating 32 to 104oF (0 to 40oC)
Storage : -4 to 140oF (-20 to 60oC)
Power -
Requirements : 12VDC (11 to 17.0 Volts)
Consumption : Approx 26 W: main unit + LCD viewfinder + auto focus lens + microphone while recording
Battery Type : BP-L80S
Dimension L x W x H : Without lens or viewfinder: 332 x 124 x 269 mm (13.13 x 5 x 10.63 in)
Weight : 3.4 kg (7.5 lb)

In the Box

Viewfinder
Sony 16x Zoom Lens
Lens Hood
Lens Port Cap
Stereo Mic
Windscreen for Stereo Mic
Cold Shoe Kit
Shoulder Strap
Flange Back Focal Length Adjustment Test Chart
XDCAM EX Clip Browsing Software
Sony PMW-400 Manual

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