Sony PMW-200 (PMW200)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sony PMW-200 is a replacement and upgrade to the massively popular EX range .It is the first handheld camera in its class to be equipped with 3 x 1/2-inch Exmor CMOS sensors for excellent sensitivity and enhanced depth of field characteristics. The camera records to Sony SxS cards.

The camcorder can record in Full HD 422 at 50 Mb/s, delivering exceptional performance, operational versatility and workflow efficiency. Its high-quality MPEG HD422 50 Mbps recording is fully compliant with the latest EBU recommendations for long-form broadcast production and is widely accepted in broadcasting stations and production houses. This capability ensures the camcorder is ideal for a wide range of different applications, including news gathering and documentary production.

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Some Television production companies and various news networks have invested heavily in SxS media and the Sony workflow. The most popular capacity is 32GB though 64GB cards can be made available. The decision is how much footage do you want in one place if your intention is to use this media for fast turn around work or a news environment.

 

  • XDCAM EX camcorder recording to SxS cards
  • 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps in MXF
  • Three 1/2-inch type ExmorCMOS Full HD sensors
  • 14x Fujinon professional HD zoom Lens

GENERAL
Mass Approx 2.3 kg (body)
Approx. 5 lb 1.1 oz (body)
Approx. 2.7 kg (with lens hood, eyecup, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)
Approx. 5 lb 15 oz (with lens hood, eye piece, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1 172 x 164 x 317 mm (without protrusions)
6 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (without protrusions)
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 0°C to 40°C

32°F to 104°F

Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C

-4°F to +140°F

Battery Operating Time Approx. 2 hrs with BP-U30 battery

(while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)

Approx. 4 hrs with BP-U60 battery

(while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)

Approx. 6 hrs with BP-U90 battery

(while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)

Recording Format (Video) UDF

– HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL

– HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL

– DVCAM mode: DVCAM

FAT

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

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

– HQ 1280 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) UDF

– HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

– Other mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

FAT

– HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

– SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels

Recording Frame Rate UDF

HD422 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50Mbps/ CBR

– 1920×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

– 1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD420 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

– 1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

– 1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p

DVCAM Mode

– 720×486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF

– 720×576/ 50i, 25PsF

FAT

HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

– 1920×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

– 1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

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

– 1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25Mbps/ CBR

– 1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

DVCAM Mode

– 720×480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF

– 720×576/ 50i, 25PsF

Recording/Playback UDF

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. 220 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

FAT

HQ 1920/HQ 1440 mode/HQ 1280 mode:

Approx. 200 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

SP 1440 Mode:

Approx. 280 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Approx. 70 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 14x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length f = 5.8 – 81.2 mm (equivalent to 31.4-439 mm on 35 mm lens)
Iris F1.9 – F16 auto/manual selectable
Focus AF/MF/Full MF selectable,

800 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF),

50 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Wide),

735 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Tele)

Image Stabilizer ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter M77 mm, pitch 0.75mm
CAMERA SECTION
Imaging Device (Type) 3-chip 1/2-inch type “Exmor” Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System F1.6 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters OFF: Clear, 1: 1/8ND, 2: 1/64ND
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
Minimum Illumination 0.12 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.9, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100% video level)
0.02 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.9, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level)
S/N Ratio 56 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal Rezolution 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
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/OUTPUTAUDIO INPUT
Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable

Line: +4dBu

Mic: -70dBu–30dBu

Composite Output AV multi connector, NTSC or PAL
Video Output BNC (x1), HD-Y/Composite

1.0Vp-p, 75Ω

(switchable to Genlock in)

Audio Output A/V multi connector

-10dBu (Reference Level), 47kΩ

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, 10kΩ

Timecode Output BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in)

SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard

1.0Vp-p, 10kΩ

Genlock Input BNC (x1) (switchable to Video out)

1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω

USB USB device, mini-B (x1)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack (x1)

-18dBu 16Ω

Speaker Output Monaural, 250mW
DC Input DC jack
Lens Remote 8-pin, round
HDMI Output Type A (x1)
MONITORING
Viewfinder 0.45-inch type color LCD:

852 (H) x 480 (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 Express Card/34 slot (x2)
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
Supplied Accessories Lens hood (1),
Pre-installed to the Camcorder
Infrared Remote Commander (1)
EVF eyecup (1)
USB cable (1)
AV connecting cable (1)
BP-U30 battery pack (1)
BC-U1 battery charger (1)
Shoulder strap (1)
Wi-Fi Adaptor Bracket (1)
Microphone Cable Holder (1)
Screw for mounting microphone cable holder (1)
Lithium battery (CR2032 for data backup) (1),
Pre-installed to the Camcorder
Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander) (1),
Pre-installed to the IR Remote Commander
CD-ROM: – Utility software (1)

– Operating instructions in PDF (1)

Operating instructions (1)

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