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Sony PXW-X320 XDCAM Camcorder

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Three 1/2-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors XDCAM camcorder with 16x zoom HD lens recording full HD XAVC 100 Mbps, with wireless options
  • High picture quality
  • High resolution 3.5-inch colour LCD viewfinder
  • Variety of interfaces including SD / HD-SDI and i.LINK
  • Three-dimensional noise reducer
  • Wireless adaptor increasing operational flexibility

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Exc VAT Price £8,765.68
Inc VAT Price £10,518.82
Cat no. SONY-PXW-X320//U
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OVERVIEW

Supports multiple SD and HD codecs including XAVC at 100 Mbps
The PXW-X320 is a high-performance SxS memory camcorder which inherits field-proven operability from the reputable PMW-320. The PXW-X320 has become a part of the XDCAM HD422 family, comes equipped with cuttingedge imaging technology - three 1/2-inch-type Full-HD Exmor CMOS sensors with an extremely high S/N ratio - with Flash Band Reducer feature to provide outstanding picture quality.

The PXW-X320 supports XAVC offering high quality content creation in the HD domain. In addition to XAVC, MPEG HD422, MPEG HD, MPEG IMX, and DVCAM are supported. Two HD/SD-SDI, HDMI, i.LINK™, and composite outputs provide a wide range of AV and IT interfaces. The PXW-X320 also supports wireless operation using an optional adapter, the CBK-WA101. This enables easy and quick clip data transmission to broadcast stations, saving the time and transportation cost of shot clip delivery.

With various functions inherited from Sony’s world-acclaimed XDCAM camcorders and yet highly cost effective with lens included, the PXW-X320 is an ideal choice for many different camera professionals, from those engaged in news gathering, when speed is the key concern, to those who produce TV programs and documentaries, when quality is crucial.

High picture quality recording on SxS memory cards

Offer high resolution, high sensitivity (F11 at 59.94 Hz / F12 at 50 Hz), low noise (60 dB), and a wide dynamic range.

Selectable format and bit rates

Includes Full HD (1920 x 1080) 59.94i/50i/29.97p/25p/23.98p and HD (1280 x 720) 59.94p/50p, as well as XAVC Intra at 100 Mbps, XAVC Long at up to 50 Mbps, MPEG HD422 at 50 Mbps, MPEG HD at up to 35 Mbps, MPEG IMX at 50 Mbps and DVCAM at 25 Mbps.

Variety of interfaces

Interfaces include 2 x SD / HD-SDI, HDMI, USB and i.Link.

Wireless adaptor increases operational flexibility

Supports wireless operation using an optional wireless adapter, the CBK-WA101, for live streaming via an IP network.

1/2-inch 16x HD zoom lens

Supplied with a 16x high definition auto-focus optical zoom lens.

FEATURES

High picture quality

The PXW-X320 incorporates three 1/2-inch-type Full HD Exmor CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080) to achieve high resolution, high sensitivity (F11 at 59.94 Hz / F12 at 50 Hz), low noise (60 dB), and a wide dynamic range to give more freedom of expression for creative shooting.

Three-dimensional noise reducer

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

General
MassApprox. 3.4 kg (body only without lens, VF, Mic)
Approx. 7.9 lb (body only without lens, VF, Mic)
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1124 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power RequirementsDC 12 V
Power ConsumptionApprox. 25W (with viewfinder, lens and microphone while recording)
Operating Temperature0° C to 40° C
32° F to 104° F
Storage Temperature-20° C to +60° C
-4° F to +140° F
Continuous Operating TimeApprox. 194 min with BP-L80S
Recording Format (Video): XAVCXAVC-I mode: CBG, 112Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
XAVC-L50 mode: VBR, 50Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
XAVC-L35 mode: VBR, 35Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
XAVC-L25 mode: VBR, 25Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.26
Recording Format (Video): MPEG-2 Long GOPHD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max., MPEG-2 422P@HL
HQ mode: VBR, 35 Mbps max., MPEG-2 MP@HL
SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14
SD mode : MPEG IMX, DVCAM
Recording Format (Audio)HD 422 50 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
Recording Format (Audio)HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
SD DVCAM mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD)XAVC-I Mode:
Approx. 120 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 30 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

XAVC-L50 mode:
Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

XAVC-L35 mode:
Approx. 340 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 170 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 85 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

XAVC-L25 mode:
Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 110 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 422 50/ SD MPEG IMX Mode:
Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with G49SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 420 HQ Mode:
Approx. 360 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 90 min with SBS-32G1A ( 32 GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode:
Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 110 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 422 50/ SD MPEG IMX Mode*2:
Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 120 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with G49SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 420 HQ Mode:
Approx. 360 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 180 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 90 min with SBS-32G1A ( 32 GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode:
Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 220 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 110 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) *2HD HQ Mode:
Approx. 400 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 200 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 100 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD SP Mode:
Approx. 560 min with SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 280 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 140 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

SD DVCAM Mode:
Approx. 520 min with SBP-128B (128GB) memory card
Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 260 min with SBS-64G1A/SBP-64B (64 GB) memory card
Recording Frame RateXAVC-I Mode: CBG, 112Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p

XAVC-L50 mode: VBR, 50Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p

XAVC-L35 mode: VBR, 35Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

XAVC-L25 mode: VBR, 25Mbps, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i

HD 422 50 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50 MBps/ CBR
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD 420 HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 MBps/ VBR
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD MPEG IMX Mode:
720 x 486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

SD DVCAM Mode:
720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

HD 422 50 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50 MBps/ CBR
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD 420 HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 MBps/ VBR
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD MPEG IMX Mode
720 x 486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

SD DVCAM Mode:
720 x 486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

HD HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR
1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps/ VBR
1280 x 720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25 Mbps/ CBR
1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

SD DVCAM Mode
720 x 480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
720 x 576/ 50i, 25PsF

Lens
lens MountSony 1/2-inch type bayonet mount
Zoom Ratio16x (optical), servo/manual (AF lens for PXW-X320)
Focal Lengthf = 5.8 mm to 93 mm (equivalent to 31.4 mm to 503 mm on 35 mm lens)
IrisF1.9 to F16 and Close, Auto/Manual selectable
FocusAF/MF/Full MF selectable
800 mm to 8 (MACRO OFF)
50 mm to 8 (MACRO ON, Wide)
782 mm to 8 (MACRO ON, Tele)
Filter DiameterM82 mm, pitch 0.75 mm (on lens)

Input/Output
Genlock InputBNC (x1)
Timecode InputBNC (x1)
Audio InputXLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48 V selectable
Mic InputXLR-type 5-pin
SDI OutputBNC (x2), HD-SDI/SD-SDI selectable
Video OutputBNC (x1) HD-Y or Analog composite
Audio OutputXLR-type 5-pin
Timecode OutputBNC (x1)
Earphone OutputStereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker OutputMonaural
DC InputXLR-type 4-pin
DC Output4-pin
Lens12-pin
Remote8-pin
Light2-pin
i.LINKIEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i)/DVCAM stream input/output *3, S400
USBUSB device B Type (x1), host A Type (x1)
HDMIA type (x1)

Camera Section
Imager3-chip 1/2-type "Exmor" Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical SystemF1.6 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
Shutter Speed (Time)1/60 sec to 1/2,000 sec + ECS (Extended Clear Scan)
Shutter Speed (Slow Shutter (SLS))2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, 64-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function720p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps
1080p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
F12 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
Minimum Illumination0.04 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +42 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation)
White BalancePreset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain Selection-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24 dB
S/N Ratio60 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal Resolution

Viewfinder
Viewfinder3.5-inch *4 type colour LCD monitor: 960 (H) x 540 (V), Quarter HD size

Other Equipment
Built-in LCD MonitorBlack & White LCD (Audio level, TC, battery and media remaining capacity)
Built-in Speaker1

General Notes:
The specifications are measured with supplied lens of PXW-X320

*1 The values for dimensions are approximate.
*2 Recording/Playback time may vary according to the encoding or memory.
*3 HDV / DV stream input / output are available only in FAT mode. Depending on the connected products, it may not be recorded correctly.
*4 Viewable area measured diagonally.
  • 1 x Viewfinder
  • 1 x Shoulder strap
  • 1 x Stereo microphone
  • 1 x Wind-screen
  • 1 x Cold shoe kit
  • 1 x Lens mount cap
  • 1 x Flange back adjustment chart
  • 1 x Auto focus lens
  • 1 x Before Using this Unit
  • 1 x CD-ROM
    Operating Instructions (English)
    Operating Instructions (Japanese)
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