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  • SONY PMW-300K2//U1 PMW-300K2 XDCAM Camcorder

PMW-300K2 XDCAM Camcorder

Details:

Three 1/2-inch Exmor™ CMOS sensors semi-shoulder XDCAM camcorder with interchangeable 16x zoom HD len system recording XAVC HD 100 Mbps and MPEG HD422 at 50 Mbps
  • Precision focusing with 3.5-inch colour LCD viewfinder
  • Multi-camera operation with 8-pin remote control
  • Wireless workflows
  • XAVC HD Intra 100 Mbps and Long GOP recordings
  • Full MPEG-2 HD 422 50 Mbps

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Exc VAT Price £7,622.56
Inc VAT Price £9,147.07
Cat no. PMW-300K2//U1
Status

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XAVC 10-bit HD 422 and MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps recordings ideal for a wide range of shooting conditions
An evolution of Sony’s industry leading PMW-EX3, the PMW-300K is able to record XAVC 10-bit HD422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD 422 100 Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD 422 (low bit rate)*. It also records 50Mbps HD material in MPEG-2 HD422, meeting broadcast standards around the world, including the European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU) requirements on HD broadcast acquisition for long form programme making. Standard Definition recording includes DVCAM format and MPEG IMX SD up to 50Mbps. MPEG IMX format offers exceptional visual quality for SD recording that is comparable to Digital Betacam broadcast standard. The high bit rate ensures excellent capture of fast moving objects, while its chroma subsampling feature is perfect for a wide range of video encoding areas such as VFX and green screen applications. The camcorder can also support Sony’s revolutionary XAVC codec, extending the lifecycle of the product to ensure maximum return on investment*.

* Free firmware upgrade for XAVC Intra from June 2014, XAVC Long GoP from October 2014.

XAVC HD Intra 100 Mbps and Long GoP recordings plus Full HD MPEG-2 HD 422 50 Mbps
The PMW-300K2 supports XAVC 10-bit HD422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD 422 100 Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD 422 (low bit rate)*. It also records Full HD (1920 x 1080) MPEG HD 422 at 50 Mbps in industry-standard MXF files, along with 24-bit 48 kHz, 4-channel audio. It is also capable of recording MPEG-2 HD 420 in Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 35 Mbps. Standard Definition recording includes DVCAM format and MPEG IMX SD up to 50Mbps. MPEG IMX format offers exceptional visual quality for SD recording that is comparable to Digital Betacam broadcast standard. Standard Definition options include MPEG IMX and DVCAM.

* Free firmware upgrade for XAVC Intra from June 2014, XAVC Long GoP from October 2014.

Wireless workflows
The PMW-300K1/K2 allows full High Res and Proxy wireless operations in combination with the CBK-WA100 wireless adapter. Clip metadata management, XAVC proxy recording on SD-HC card, streaming to tablet/smartphone and Wi-Fi remote for camera and lens are provided. The CBK-WA101 allows secure file transfer of recorded content by FTP-push to cloud services or on-premises servers via Wi-Fi, 3G/4G /LTE. Content Browser Mobile free Android/iOS application gives you full control to wireless operations.

Three 1/2-inch type Exmor™CMOS Full HD sensors and low-light 3DNR technology for a wide range of shooting conditions The three 1/2-inch Exmor™ Full-HD CMOS sensors offer high light sensitivity and low image noise. As a consequence, it delivers clear high-resolution images even when filming in low-light conditions. The camcorder also includes Sony’s 3Dimensional Noise Reducer technology (3DNR), which reduce noise between frames and thus creates noticeably clearer images.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

MassApprox 2.2 kg (without lens, VF)
Approx. 4 lb 14 oz (without lens)
Approx. 4.4 kg (with lens hood, viewfinder, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)
Approx. 9 lb 11 oz (with lens hood, eye piece, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)
Dimensions (W x H x D)* 1263 x 239 x 445 mm (103/8x91/2x175/8inches) (with lens & viewfinder, without protrusions)
Power RequirementsDC 12 V
Operating Temperature0°C to 40°C
32°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature-20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Recording Format (Video)**XAVC
XAVC-I mode: CBG, 112 Mbps max.,
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
UDF
HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
SD mode: MPEG IMX 50Mbps
SD mode : DVCAM 25Mbps
FAT
HQ 1920 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
HQ 1440 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
HQ 1280 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
SP 1440 mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14
DVCAM mode: DVCAM
DVCAM mode: DVCAM 25Mbps (AVI)
Recording Format (Audio)exFAT
XAVC-I mode: LPCM 24-bit, 48 kHz,
4 channels
UDF
HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
HD 420 HQ mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
SD MPEG IMX mode: LPCM 16/ 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
SD DVCAM mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
FAT
HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording Frame RateexFAT
XAVC-I mode: CBG, 112 Mbps max.
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
1920 × 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p,
23.98p
1280 × 720/59.94p, 50p
UDF
HD422 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50Mbps/ CBR
- 1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
- 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
HD420 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR
1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p
SD Mode: IMX50
720x486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720x576/ 50i, 25PsF
SD Mode: DVCAM
720x486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720x576/ 50i, 25PsF

Lens
Lens MountSony 1/2-inch type Bayonet mount
Zoom Ratio16x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Lengthf=5.8- 93 mm (equivalent to 31.4-503 mm on 35 mm lens)
IrisF1.9 - F16 and Close auto/manual selectable
FocusAF/MF/Full MF selectable
800 mm to 8 (MACRO OFF, Wide),
1500mm to 8 (MACRO OFF, Tele),
50 mm to 8 (MACRO ON, Wide),
782 mm to 8 (MACRO ON, Tele)
Image StabiliserNo
Filter DiameterM82 mm, pitch 0.75mm

Camera Section
Imaging Device (Type)3-chip 1/2-inch type "Exmor" Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical SystemF1.6 prism system
Built-in Optical FiltersOFF: Clear, 1:1/4ND, 2: 1/164ND
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
Minimum lllumination0.12 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.9, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100% video level)
0.02 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.9, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level)
S/N Ratio60 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal Resolution1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Shutter Speed1/32 sec to 1/2,000 sec
Slow Shutter (SLS)2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, and 64-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function720p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps
(from 1 fps to 50 fps in PAL area setting in UDF mode)
1080p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps
(from 1 fps to 25 fps in PAL area setting in UDF mode)
White BalancePreset (3200K), Memory A,
Memory B/ATW
Gain-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma CurveSelectable

LensPhono jack (CH-1, CH-2)BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in)
SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard
1.0Vp-p, 10kOUSB device, mini-B (x1)
USB Host, Type A (x1)Stereo mini jack (x1)
-18dBu 16O
Audio InputXLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Line: +4dBu
Mic: -70dBu--30dBu
Video OutputBNC (x1), HD-Y/Composite
1.0Vp-p, 75O
(switchable to Genlock in)
Audio Output
SDI OutputBNC (x2), HD/SD selectable
SMPTE 292M/259M standards
i.LINKIEEE 1394, 4-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i) input/output, DV input/output, S400
Timecode InputBNC (x1) (switchable to TC out)
SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard
0.5V-1.8Vp-p, 10kO
Timecode Output
Genlock InputBNC (x1) (switchable to Video out)
1.0 Vp-p, 75O
USB
Heaphone Output
Speaker OutputMonaural, 150mW
DC InputDC jack
Remote8-pin
Lens Remote8-pin, round
HDMI OutputType A (x1)

Monitoring
Viewfinder3.5-inch type colour LCD: 960 (H) x 3(RGB) x 540 (V), 16:9

Built-in Microphone
Built-in MicrophoneOmni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone

Media
TypeExpressCard/34 slot (x2)

Notes:
*1 The Values for dimensions are approximate
** Design and specifications are preliminary and subject to change without notice

For a detailed list of specifications for the Sony PMW-300K2, please click here
  • 1 x Lens hood, pre-installed to the Camcorder
  • 1 x Infrared Remote Commander
  • 1 x USB cable
  • 1 x BP-U30 battery pack
  • 1 x BC-U1 battery charger
  • 1 x Shoulder strap
  • 1 x Lithium battery (CR2032 for data backup), pre-installed to the Camcorder
  • 1 x Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander), pre-installed to the IR Remote Commander "Before Using this Unit"
  • 1 x CD-ROM
  • 1 x Operating instructions in PDF

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