Sony PXW-X320 XDCAM HD Camcorder

by Sony
In Stock $8080.00
Sony PXW-X320 XDCAM HD Camcorder
The PXW-X320 is high-performance SxS memory camcorder.
It features a 1/2"-type 3-chip EXMOR CMOS sensors, 16x optical zoom, and low-noise (60dB S/N).
This camcorder records in Full HD (1920 x 1080) and HD (1280 x 720) to SxS memory cards.
It has two HD/SD-SDI outputs, with XLR (audio), HDMI, i.LINK, and composite outputs.
Wireless operation is supported via an optional adapter, the CBK-WA101.
It is a good choice to those who produce TV programs and documentaries and need a good quality.

shown with optional accessories

Features

The PXW-X320 includes a three-dimensional noise reducer and the S/N ratio is improved to 60 dB
It is capable of recording XVAC Intra at 1920 x 1080 Full HD 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p and 23.98p, or 1280 x 720 HD 59.94p and 50p
It can record Full HD video (1920 x 1080) at up to 50 Mbps using XAVC Long and MPEG HD422, as well as MPEG HD at 35 Mbps / 25 Mbps, MPEG IMX at 50 Mbps, and DVCAM at 25 Mbps in MXF file, as standard supported formats
Offers outstanding resolution of 960 x 540 pixels with an easy-to-read 3.5-inch QHD colour LCD viewfinder
Supports wireless operation using an optional wireless adapter, the CBK-WA101
Detects and processes flash banding inside its hardware before recording begins.
Has a User Menu feature.
Two lines of SDI output connection are provided by the PXW-X320
It is supplied with a 1/2-inch type bayonet lens mount
Has a low power consumption of 25W

Specifications

General

Mass:
Approx. 3.4 kg (body only without lens, VF, Mic)
Approx. 7.9 lb (body only without lens, VF, Mic)
Dimensions (W x H x D):
124 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power Requirements: DC 12 V
Power Consumption: Approx. 25W (with viewfinder, lens and microphone while recording)
Operating Temperature:
0o C to 40o C
32o F to 104o F
Storage Temperature:
-20o C to +60o C
-4o F to +140o F
Continuous Operating Time: Approx. 194 min with BP-L80S

Recording

Recording Format (Video) : XAVC - XAVC-I mode: CBG, 112Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
-XAVC-L50 mode: VBR, 50Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
-XAVC-L35 mode: VBR, 35Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
-XAVC-L25 mode: VBR, 25Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.26
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
Recording Format (Audio) : - XAVC-I mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
-XAVC-L mode:LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
-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
Recording Format (Audio) : - 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
Recording Format (Audio) : - HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- SD DVCAM mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) : XAVC-I Mode:
- Approx. 120 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
- Approx. 60 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 30 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

XAVC-L50 mode:
-Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
-Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
-Approx. 60 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

XAVC-L35 mode:
-Approx. 340 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
-Approx. 170 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
-Approx. 85 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) : XAVC-L25 mode:
-Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
-Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
-Approx. 110 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 422 50/ SD MPEG IMX Mode:
-Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
-Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
-Approx. 60 min with G49SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 420 HQ Mode:
-Approx. 360 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
-Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
-Approx. 90 min with SBS-32G1A ( 32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) : SD DVCAM Mode:
-Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
-Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
-Approx. 110 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) : HD 422 50/ SD MPEG IMX Mode:
- Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
- Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 60 min with G49SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 420 HQ Mode:
- Approx. 360 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
- Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 90 min with SBS-32G1A ( 32 GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode:
- Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
- Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 110 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) : HD HQ Mode:
- Approx. 400 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
- Approx. 200 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 100 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD SP Mode:
- Approx. 560 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 280 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 140 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode:
- Approx. 520 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
- Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
- Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Recording Frame Rate : XAVC-I Mode: CBG, 112Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
- 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
- 1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p

XAVC-L50 mode: VBR, 50Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
- 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
- 1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p

XAVC-L35 mode: VBR, 35Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
- 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

XAVC-L25 mode: VBR, 25Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
- 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i

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
Recording Frame Rate : HD 420 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, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD MPEG IMX Mode:
- 720 x 486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

SD DVCAM Mode:
- 720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF
Recording Frame Rate : 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 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, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD MPEG IMX Mode
- 720 x 486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

SD DVCAM Mode:
- 720 x 486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
- 720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF
Recording Frame Rate : HD HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR
- 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

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

HD HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR
- 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

Lens

Lens Mount: Sony 1/2-inch type bayonet mount
Zoom Ratio: 16x (optical), servo/manual (AF lens for PXW-X320)
Focal Length: f = 5.8 mm to 93 mm (equivalent to 31.4 mm to 503 mm on 35 mm lens)
Iris; F1.9 to F16 and Close, Auto/Manual selectable
Focus:
AF/MF/Full MF selectable
800 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF)
50 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Wide)
782 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Tele)
Filter Diameter : M82 mm, pitch 0.75 mm (on lens)

Camera Section

Imager: 3-chip 1/2-type "Exmor" Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements: 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System: F1.6 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters: 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
Shutter Speed (Time): 1/60 sec to 1/2,000 sec + ECS (Extended Clear Scan)
Shutter Speed (Slow Shutter (SLS)): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, 64-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function:
720p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps
1080p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance):
F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
F12 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
Minimum Illumination: 0.04 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +42 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation)
White Balance: Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain Selection : -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24 dB
S/N Ratio: 60 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal Resolution: 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)

Viewfinder

Viewfinder: 3.5-inch type color LCD monitor: 960 (H) x 540 (V), Quarter HD Size

Other Equipment

Built-in LCD Monitor: Black & White LCD (Audio level, TC, battery and media remaining capacity)
Built-in Speaker: 1

In the Box

Viewfinder
Fujinon 16x Servo Zoom Lens
Shoulder Strap
Stereo Microphone
Windscreen
Cold Shoe Kit
Lens Mount Cap
Flange Back Adjustment Chart
Software CD-ROM
Sony PXW-X320 User's Manual

Reviews

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Sony PXW-X320 XDCAM HD Camcorder
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Very low power consumption (25W) gives almost 4 hours with GMP 95Wh battery

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