Sony XDCAM Family – Today’s Nonlinear Tapeless Production Solutions In 2003, Sony introduced a series of products for video recording using nonlinear media. Along with the advantages of a tapeless workﬂ ow, this heralded a number of other tremendous beneﬁ ts including ﬁ...
XDCAM Workﬂ ow Editing Professional Disc Media Nonlinear Editing System XDCAM HD422 Camcorder Archive PDW-U1 Drive Unit i.LINK (FAM) XDCAM HD Camcorder ExpressCard Slot XDCAM Deck XDCAM SD Camcorder SBAC-US10 XDCAM EX Camcorder SxS PRO Memory Card Dubbing PC with Clip Browser installed Professional Disc Media SxS PRO Memory Card...
Through detailed analysis of an optimum workﬂ ow for various types of production applications, Sony has selected two types of nonlinear recording media for the XDCAM family – optical disc and memory card. The XDCAM HD422, XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD lineup use an optical disc medium, called Professional Disc media, which offers large storage capacity of up to 50 GB at an affordable price.
*This data read speed is measured with benchmark software. Actual data transfer speeds vary SxS PRO memory card. Equipped with two SxS PRO memory according to measurement conditions. Please refer to http://www.sony.net/SxS-Support/ for information on measuring methods. card slots, the XDCAM EX products achieve up to 140 minutes of recording using two 16-GB memory cards in the SP mode and a minimum of up to 100 minutes in the HQ mode.
XDCAM HD422 System The brand new XDCAM HD422 lineup sits at the top of the range in the XDCAM family – ideal for applications such as news gathering, where speed is a key concern, and for the production of TV dramas, documentaries and mainstream entertainment programs, where a high-quality impression is crucial.
Lens, microphone, microphone receiver, viewﬁ nder and battery are optional. **i.LINK is a Sony trademark used only to designate that a product is equipped with an IEEE 1394 connector. Not all products with an i.LINK connector may communicate with each other. Please refer to the documentation that comes with any device having an i.LINK connector for information...
XDCAM HD System The XDCAM HD lineup offers a choice of highly versatile production tools for an elegant and affordable route to HD for users looking to move up from analog and conventional DVCAM capabilities. The XDCAM HD lineup records 1080-line HD video at a data rate of up to 35 Mb/s using the MPEG HD codec that employs industry standard MPEG-2 MP@HL compression.
XDCAM HD System PDW-F355/F335 Camcorder Features Three 1/2-inch type HD Power HAD CCDs, each with a high ● density of approximately 1.56 megapixels Wide choice of 1/2- and 2/3-inch type lenses* ● 3.5-inch type** color LCD display ● HD/SD-SDI, SD analog composite, timecode and stereo audio ●...
XDCAM SD System The XDCAM SD line up offers the ultimate solution for today’s and tomorrow’s SD video productions with a disc-based nonlinear workﬂ ow. The XDCAM SD lineup records outstanding quality SD video and audio on a single layer (23 GB) Professional Disc, and supports MPEG IMX and DVCAM formats.* The XDCAM SD line up consists of two camcorders, three companion decks, two drive units and two cart systems –...
PDW-510/510P, PDW-530/530P Camcorder Features Three 2/3-inch type Power HAD EX CCDs ● MPEG IMX and DVCAM switchable recording (PDW-530/530P) ● DVCAM recording (PDW-510/510P) ● 2.5-inch type* color LCD display ● Analog composite output, SDI output** and analog ● composite input*** i.LINK interface (selectable: File Access Mode or DV stream) ●...
XDCAM SD System PDW-R1 Deck Features Highly mobile field recorder ● 3.5-inch type* color LCD screen ● VTR-like jog/shuttle operation ● High speed file transfers: 30x for Proxy, 2.5x for DVCAM ● and 1.25x for MPEG IMX (50 Mb/s) files when using an i.LINK (File Access Mode) connection Metadata recording ●...
XDCAM HD422/HD/SD Common Product The PDW-U1 is a compact, mobile and highly cost effective solution for many different applications. It serves as an external drive connected via a common USB interface, and enables material recorded on the Professional Disc media to be viewed directly on a PC. The PDW-U1 can also be used as a source feeder for nonlinear editing systems.
XDCAM EX System The XDCAM EX line of products represents an exciting low-cost entry point into the world of HD, making it fast and easy to shoot, edit and distribute great quality HD pictures. This lineup is ideal for a wide range of customers, from broadcasters to independent videographers and ﬁ...
XDCAM EX System PMW-EX1 Camcorder Features Handheld camcorder ● Three 1/2-inch type Exmor™ Full HD CMOS Sensors, each with ● 1920 x 1080 pixels Wide-angle Fujinon 14x zoom lens ● Professional manual focus and auto focus operation ● Slow & Quick motion capability ●...
Application Software PDZ-1 The PDZ-1 software is a simple-to-use PC application that allows users to easily browse and storyboard video clips recorded by an XDCAM system. It runs on Windows-based PCs and supports three types of interface: i.LINK (File Access Mode), Ethernet and USB*.
(option) > DV format for export to DV-based nonlinear editing systems > AAF format for export to Avid nonlinear editing systems ™ > H.264/AVC format for ﬁ eld viewing on Sony PSP , Apple ® ® iPod...
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