Sony PMW-400 XDCAM HD Camcorder

by Sony
DISCONTINUED
Sony PMW-400 XDCAM HD Camcorder
Replaced with Sony PXW-X400 XDCAM HD Camcorder

Three 2/3" Exmor Full HD CMOS Sensors
NTSC & PAL Compatible Frame Rates
1080(59.94i/50i/29.97p/25p/23.98p) &720p
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
Timecode In/Out & Genlock
SD/HD-SDI & HDMI Output

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

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)

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