Sony PXW-X500

This product has three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors, offering a high sensitivity and low noise image. The camcorder gives broadcasters a high degree of flexibility, allowing you to shoot in a wide variety of HD and SD formats

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Sony PXW-X500

Features

Includes proxy data recording functions*, user menu lock*, wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, HyperGamma, and more in addition to the variety of interfaces. The latest firmware update also gives the camera improved start-up performance and operation response.

* Requires firmware version 4.0.

1080 60i/50i proxy recording, 256Kbps streaming and hi-res file trim and transfer functions require firmware version 5.0 planned for release early 2017.

This product contains pre-installed software and requires the purchase of licence keys to activate some functions.

Sony PXW-X500

Specifications

Mass
Approx. 3.8 kg (body only without lens, VF, Mic)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
150 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power Requirements
DC 12 V (11 V~17.0 V)
Power Consumption
Approx. 35W (while XAVC recording, color LCD on)
MPEG4 SStP (SR-Lite 4:2:2)
1920×1080/59.94i,50i,29.97P,23.98P,25P
XAVC Intra
1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1280×720/59.94P, 50P
XAVC Long 50/35/25Mbps
1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1280×720/59.94P, 50P
MPEG HD422
1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1280×720/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
MPEG HD420
1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1440×1080/59.94i, 50i
1280×720/59.94P, 50P
MPEG IMX
720×480/59.94i(50M)
720×576/50i(50M)
DVCAM
720×480/59.94i(25M)
720×576/50i(25M)
HD Codecs (Audio)
LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
MPEG IMX (Audio)
LPCM 16/24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
DVCAM (Audio)
LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
XAVC Proxy 9/3/1/0.5Mbps
AVC/H.264 Main Profile 4:2:0 Long GOP, VBR, 9/3/1/0.5Mbps
XAVC Proxy (Audio)
AAC-LC, 128kbps, 2 channels
Lens Mount
Sony 2/3-inch type bayonet mount
Imaging Device (Type)
3-chip 2/3-type Full HD CCD, PowerHAD FX
Effective Resolution
1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System
F1.4 prism system
Built-in Filters
ND Filter (Optical filter) 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
CC Filter (Electrical filter) A: 3200K, B: 4300K, C: 5600K, D: 6300K
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)
F12 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
Minimum Illumination
0.016 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.4, +42 dB gain, with 16-frame accumulation)
S/N Ratio
60 dB(NS:ON)
Horizontal Resolution
1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Audio Input
XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48 V selectable
Video Output
BNC (x1) HD-Y or Analog composite
Audio Output
XLR-type 5-pin
SDI Output
BNC (x2), HD-SDI/SD-SDI selectable
i.LINK
No
Timecode Input
BNC (x1)
Timecode Output
BNC (x1)
Genlock Input
BNC (x1)
USB (Type-A: Host 3.0/2.0)
for Dubbing to HDD/SSD
USB (Type-A: Host 2.0)
for Wi-Fi module (IFU-WML3), and LTE Dongle
USB (Type-B: Device 2.0)
for PC connection as mass storage mode
Headphone Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
DC Input
XLR-type 4-pin
Remote
8-pin
HDMI Output
HDMI connector (Type A)
Viewfinder
Option HDVF-20A, HDVF-200, CBK-VF02
Built-in LCD Monitor
3.5 type Approx. 1.56M dots, 16:9
Type
SxS Card slot (x2)
XQD Card and SDHC Card can be used with an adaptor
Wi-Fi
Yes
NFC
No
GPS
Yes
MI Shoe
No
Sony PXW-X500

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