XDCAM EX 1/2"-type Shoulder-mount Camcorder with Lens Package

$11,536.00 U.S. List Price

Sony is pleased to announce the introduction of the new PMW-320 XDCAM EX Camcorder. This new ½” shoulder mount camcorder joins the award-winning XDCAM EX product family of professional Solid State Recording acquisition tools. This new camcorder inherits all of the advanced creative recording features of the successful PMW-EX1, PMW-EX1R, PMW-EX3 and the PMW-350 camcorders, and also offers several enhancements such as improved low light capability as well as SD recording as a standard feature. Similar to the PMW-350, the PMW-320 supports multiple frame rate recording such as 59.94i, 50i, and native 23.98P and 25P as well as being 1080i/720P switchable. There is also a choice of a 35Mb/s High Quality mode, 25Mb/s HDV 1080i compatible mode, as well as 25Mb/s Standard Definition DVCAM recording. Twin memory card slots support up to 280 minutes HD recording time using two 32GB SxS memory cards. The PMW-320K is supplied with a Fujinon 16x zoom lens and has a standard ½”-type double hot shoe bayonet lens mount, allowing the user to install any of the various compatible ½” HD lenses available from their choice of suppliers.


  • Enhanced Functionality with Exmor CMOS
  • Solid State Memory Recording
  • MPEG-2 Long GOP Compression
  • Selectable Format and Bit Rates
  • Standard Definition DVCAM Recording and Playback
  • High Quality Uncompressed Audio Recording
  • Interchangeable Lens System
  • Highly Reliable Memory Media
  • Low Power Consumption
  • IT Friendly Workflow

Camera Section Specifications Detail:
Built-in Optical Filters 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Gain -3, 0, 3 ,6, 9, 12, 18, 24 dB
Horizontal Resolution 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Imaging Device 3-chip 1/2-inch type Exmor Full HD CMOS
Minimum Illumination 0.05 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +24 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation)
Optical System F1.6 prism system
S/N Ratio 54dB (Y) (typical)
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) F10 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode), F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
Shutter Speed (Time) 1/60 sec to 1/2,000 sec + ECS
Slow & Quick Motion Function 720p:
Selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps as recording frame rate
Selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps as recording frame rate
Slow Shutter 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, 8-, 16-, 32-, and 64-frame accumulation
White Balance Preset (3,200 K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW

General Specifications Detail:
Battery Operating Time Approx. 310 min with BP-GL95A battery
Dimensions (W x H x D) 124 x 269 x 332 mm (5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches)
Mass 3.2 kg (7 lb 1 oz) (body)
6.3 kg (13 lb 14 oz) (with LCD VF, AF lens, Mic, BP-GL95)
Power Consumption Approx. 18 W (with LCD VF, AF lens, mic, while recording in 1080/59.94i)
Approx. 15 W (body while recording in 1080/59.94i)
Power Requirements DC 12 V
Recording Format Video:
HQ mode: VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s, MPEG-2 MP@HL
SP mode: CBR, 25 Mb/s, MPEG-2 MP@H14
SD mode: DVCAM
Linear PCM (2ch, 16-bit, 48-kHz)
Recording Frame Rate NTSC area:
HQ mode: 1920 x 1080/59.94i, 29.97p, 23.98p, 1280 x 720/59.94p, 29.97p, 23.98p
SP mode: 1440 x 1080/59.94i
SD mode: 720 x 480/59.94i, 29.97p
PAL area:
HQ mode: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p, 1280 x 720/50p, 25p
SP mode: 1440 x 1080/50i
SD mode: 720 x 576/50i, 25p
Recording/Playback Time HQ Mode:
Approx. 100 min with SBP-32 (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
Approx. 25 min with SBP-8 (8 GB) memory card
SP Mode:
Approx. 140 min with SBP-32 (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
Approx. 35 min with SBP-8 (8 GB) memory card
Storage Temperature IEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i)/DVCAM stream input/output, S400

Inputs/Outputs Specifications Detail:
Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Audio Output XLR-type 5-pin
Composite Output XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
DC Input XLR-type 4-pin
DC Output 4-pin
EXT 50-pin 50-pin
Genlock Input BNC (x1)
HDMI Output A-type (x1)
Headphone Output Stereo mini-jack (x1)
Lens Remote 12-pin
MIC XLR-type 5-pin
Remote 8-pin
SDI Output BNC (x1), HD-SDI/SD-SDI selectable
Speaker Output Monaural
Timecode Input BNC (x1)
Timecode Output BNC (x1)
USB Device Type B (x1) , Host Type A (x1) (Option)
VF 26-pin (LCD VF), 20-pin (DXF)
Wireless Receiver IN D-Sub 15-pin
i.LINK IEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i)/DVCAM stream input/output, S400

Lens Specifications Detail:
Filter Diameter M82 mm, pitch 0.75 mm (on lens)
Focal Length f = 5.8 mm to 93 mm (equivalent to 31.4 mm to 503 mm on 35 mm lens)
Focus AF/MF/Full MF selectable, 800 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF),
50 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON)
Iris F1.9 to F16 and Close, auto/manual selectable
Lens Mount 1/2"-type Sony bayonet
Zoom Ratio 16x (optical), servo/manual (AF lens for PMW-320L)

Monitoring Specifications Detail:
Built-in LCD Monitor Black & white LCD(Audio level, TC, battery and media remaining capacity)
Viewfinder 3.5-inch* type color LCD monitor: approx. 921,000 effective pixels, 640 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 480 (V), 16:9, hybrid type

Supplied Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
CBKVF01 3.5" Color LCD HD Viewfinder for PMW-500 $3,500.00 Get details
16x zoom lens (1), Lens hood (1)
Stereo mic (1), Windscreen (1)
Shoulder belt (1)
Operation Manual (1), XDCAM EX Clip Browsing software (1)
SxS device driver software (1)
Flange back focal length adjustment test chart (1)

Optional Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
BCL500 4CH Lithium-Ion Battery Charger $1,838.00 Get details
RCP1001 Remote Control Panel "Simple" Pricing available upon request Get details
BCL160 Lithium-Ion Four Position Battery Charger $1,460.00 Get details
ACDN10 AC Adaptor/Charger $757.00 Get details
DXFC50WA Electronic Viewfinder $2,310.00 Get details
RMB750 Remote Control Unit Pricing available upon request Get details
ECM680S Stereo Shotgun Microphone $1,092.00 Get details
MEADMS01 Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX Media Adapter $140.00 Get details
BPGL65A Graphite Lithium-Ion 65wh Battery $395.00 Get details
RMB170 Handheld remote control unit for PMW-500, PMW-400, PMW-350, PMW-320, PMW-F3, PDW-700, PDW-F800, BVP-950A, BVP-750A, BVP-570, BVP-550, HDW-700A, HDW-F900, DSR-450WSL $2,010.00 Get details
HDCA702 MPEG TS Adaptor for PDW-F800, PDW-700, PMW-500, PMW-400, PMW-350, and PMW-320 $4,305.00 Get details
RCP1530 Remote Control Panel (Slim) Pricing available upon request Get details
RCP1000 Remote Control Panel (Simple) Pricing available upon request Get details
CBKSP01 Optional Soft Shoulder Pad $530.00 Get details
BPL60S Hard Carbon Lithium-Ion 65Wh Battery $492.00 Get details
CBKCE01 Sony 50pin Camera Interface and Digital Extender for PMW-400, PMNW-350, and PMW320 series. $1,580.00 Get details
VCTU14 Tripod adaptor for professional cameras and camcorders $245.00 Get details
BCL70 Portable 2 channel battery charger for lithium-ion batteries $854.00 Get details
VCT14 Tripod Adaptor $351.75 Get details
LC424TH Shipping Case with Built-in Wheels by Thermodyne $463.50 Get details
BPGL95A Graphite Lithium-Ion 95Wh Battery $735.00 Get details
BPL80S Hard Carbon Lithium-Ion 83.5Wh Battery pack $649.00 Get details
RCP1501 Remote Control Panel (Standard) Pricing available upon request Get details
CBKDCB01 The CBKDCB01 enables control of zoom lens for F3 and PMW-300K1/320/350 lenses remotely when used with Fujinon & Canon zoom/ focus/ aperture demand controllers. I $1,575.00 Get details
RCP1500 Remote Control Panel (Standard) Pricing available upon request Get details
MS01/X1 Fujinon Rear lens cntrl PMW-350/320 lens $2,120.00 Get details
Accessory Shoe Kit, P/N A-8274-968-B, must be purchased separately through Sony ServicesPlus @ 1-800-538-7550, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or by visiting This kit is required to mount the DXFC50W 5" viewfinder to the camera adapter, or camera carry handle, when configuring the camcorder with the XDCA-55 Camera Adapter.

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