Emmy Winner

Sony's XDCAM Optical Disc System Wins Emmy

XDCAM was awarded a Technology and Engineering Emmy for the 'Development of Professional Tapeless Portable Acquisition Systems Using Affordable Media'



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XDCAM Essentials Video Series

⅔-inch PowerHAD™ FX CCD Sensor
The PMW-500 is equipped with three 2/3-inch 2.2-megapixel full-HD progressive CCDs - the same sensors as used in Sony's well-proven PDW-F800/700 XDCAM Professional Disc HD422 camcorders. Based on Sony Power HAD FX sensor technology and the latest on-chip lens structure, this type of CCD offers a high sensitivity of F11 at 59.94i (F12 at 50i) and an excellent signal-to-noise ratio of 59 dB.

Well-balanced Compact Body
Designed to be very compact and ergonomically well balanced, the PMW-500 solid state shoulder-mount camcorder provides a high levelof mobility and comfort in various shooting situations.

The main body weighs only 7 lb 15 oz.
PMW-500 Product Review
Production End User reviews Sony's shoulder-mount PMW-500 Memory HD422 Camcorder.
Digital Wireless Mic Receiver Slot
The PMW-500 is equipped with a slot to accommodate a DWR-S01D digital wireless microphone receiver which provides two-channel audio with stable and secure transmission and also analog wireless receivers can be attached.
⅔-inch Removable Lens
Accepts most 2/3-inch type lenses from other manufacturers which makes the PMW-500 customizable to your needs.

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