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Sony PMW-500 Now Here!

The PMW-500 combines the exceptional picture quality of the PDW-700 with the operational flexibility of recording onto solid state SxS memory card. The PMW-500 is equipped with three 2/3” Power HAD FX CCD image sensors and can record both 1080 and 720 HD pictures at 50 Mb/s. It is ideal for broadcasters, rental companies and freelancers looking for a versatile memory based camcorder.

The PMW-500 has two slots for recording onto SxS Memory Card.

Other key features of the PMW-500 camcorder include:

– XDCAM HD422 codec for exceptional picture quality at low data rate.

– Switchable between MXF and MP4 for recording in XDCAM HD422, XDCAM HD and XDCAM EX modes.

– Option to record MPEG IMX and DVCAM material allowing users to migrate to HD at their own pace.

– Interoperability with major NLE systems enabling smooth workflow migration.

– Lower power consumption for extended record time during shooting.

– Four channels of uncompressed 48 kHz digital audio.