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Compact, highly portable XDCAM HD22 (50 Mbps) handheld Camcorder
The PMW-100’s 1/2.9-inch Exmor CMOS sensor and MPEG HD422 codec offers astonishingly high quality HD image capture in a compact, light weight chassis. It’s a perfect partner for the popular PMW-500 XDCAM HD422 shoulder camcorder, with all the benefits of the established XDCAM production workflow for speed and reliability.Advanced features such as slow and quick motion, cache recording and Night Shot also ensure the PMW-100 is a no-compromise choice when used independently.
For applications such as news gathering, documentaries and events, the PMW-100’s low power consumption and dual recording media slots provide plenty of endurance alongside its exceptional handheld portability.
This product comes with PrimeSupport – fast, hassle-free repairs and a helpline offering expert technical advice. Which gives you the peace of mind that Sony is looking after your equipment, and your business.
|Mass||Approx 1.5 kg (body), Approx. 1.8 kg (with lens hood, eye piece, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)|
|Power Requirements||DC 12 V|
|Power Consumption||"Approx. 12 W (while recording, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, IO Select Off)"|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to +60°C|
|Continuous Operating Time||Approx. 2 hrs with BP-U30 battery (while recording, HQ 1920 59.94i mode, EVF On, LCD monitor Off, I/O Select Off)"|
|Recording Format (Video)||UDF, HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL, HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps,MPEG-2 MP@HL, DVCAM mode: DVCAM FAT, HQ 1920 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL, HQ 1440 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL, SP 1440 mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14, DVCAM mode: DVCAM|
|Recording Format (Audio)||UDF, HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels, Other 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, UDF HD 422 mode|
|Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD)||Approx. 120 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 30 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card, HD 420 mode: Approx. 180 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 45 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card, DVCAM mode: Approx. 220 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1(32 GB) memory card, Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card|
|Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD)||FAT, HQ 1920/HQ 1440 mode: Approx. 200 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card, SP 1440 Mode: Approx. 280 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card, DVCAM mode: Approx. 260 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card, Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card, Approx. 65 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card|
|Recording Frame Rate||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, 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p|
|DVCAM Mode||720x480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF, 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF|
|Recording Frame Rate||FAT HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR, 1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR, 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR, 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p, SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25Mbps/ CBR, 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down, DVCAM Mode, 720x480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF, 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF, Fixed|
|Lens Mount||10x (optical), servo/manual, f = 5.4 - 54 mm (equivalent to 40-400 mm on 35 mm lens)|
|Focus||M37 mm, pitch 0.75mm, BNC (x1) (switchable to Video out) 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω"|
|Genlock Input||BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in) SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard 1.0Vp-p, 10kΩ"|
|SDI Input||XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable, Line: +4dBu, Mic: -30dBu--70dBu", BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable, SMPTE 292M/259M standards", A/V multi connector -10dBu (Reference Level), 47kΩ"|
|Video Output||BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in), SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard, 1.0Vp-p, 10kΩ"|
|Audio Output||Stereo mini jack (x1), -18dBu 16Ω"|
|Timecode Output||Monaural, 250mW|
|Earphone Output||DC jack|
|Remote||IEEE 1394, 4-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i) / DV input/output, S400|
|Composite Output||USB device, mini-B (x1), Type A (x1)|
|Crosstalk||1920 (H) x 1080 (V)|
|Built-in Optical Filters||1/32 sec to 1/2,000 sec|
|Shutter Speed (Time)||2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, and 64-frame accumulation, 720p: Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps|
|Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)||0.40 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.8, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100% video level), 0.08 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.8, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level)|
|Minimum Illumination||Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW", -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC|
|Registration||3.5-inch type color LCD monitor: 852 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 480 (V), 16:9|
|Viewfinder||Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone.|
|Built-in LCD Monitor||Lens hood (1)|
|Built-in Speaker||Lens cap (1)|
1/2.9-inch type Exmor CMOS sensor for uncompromising full HD image capture
The PMW-100 is equipped with a 1/2.9-inch type Exmor CMOS sensor, providing super blow-light sensitivity with a low noise level, enabling the camcorder to capture beautiful pictures while remaining light weight and compact.
MPEG 422 / 420 HD and SD recordings ensure compatibility with existing XDCAM work flows
The PMW-100 supports both MPEG 422 and 420 recording modes, so footage can be easily intercut with material shot by either opticalor memory-based XDCAM and XDCAM EX camcorders. The PMW-100 also supports both UDF and FAT shooting modes on SxS cards so you can use existing XDCAM and XDCAM EXwork flows.
Large 3.5-inch WVGA (852x480) LCD panel
The PMW-100 is equipped with a large, easy-to-read, 3.5-inch WVGA colour LCD panel. This higher resolution LCD panel helps you to make more precise focusing adjustments as well asto read the status and markers displayed onthe LCD panel. When this LCD panel is not being used, it is placed above the lens so it’s out of the way when carrying the camcorder.
Over 4 hours continuous recording with two 64 GB SxS memory cards
The PMW-100 uses Sony’s renowned high-speed SxS ExpressCard recording media. The PMW-100 has two SxS card slots which support both SxSPro and SxS-1 recording media. Using a single SxS-1 64 GB memory card, you can record approximately 120 minutes of 50 Mbps HD 422 video.Using 64 GB SxS cards in both SxS slots enables you to record approximately 240 minutes of video.
Slow and quick motion recordings
The PMW-100 offers over-cranking and under-cranking,which enables photographers to create slow- and fast-motion visual effects in-camera. With this Slow & Quick Motion function, images are recorded natively with no padded frames and at full resolution. The quality of the slow- and fast-motion images created in-camera is significantly higher than those created through an editing process.
Lens controls for greater versatility
Focusing and zooming are manually controlled using the focus/zoom ring. Also, the exposure level can be manually controlled using an exposure control dial. A wide conversion lens is also available for close range shooting.
Instant shooting with video buffer
Never be caught off guard and miss a critical shot. The PMW-100 will start recording within 3.5 seconds after turning the power on. Also, cache recording enables you to constantly buffer a 15-second video loop in camera. When you press the record button, the loop is written to the SxS card while normal recording begins.
The PMW-100 supports DVCAM recording as well as MPEG HD recording. The file formatin DVCAM recording mode is selectable from either MXF or AVI, and most non-linear editing systems accept these files. The PMW-100 is also equipped with an i.LINK interface and ingestto non-linear editing systems can be done via the i.LINK (DV) interface as well.
The PMW-100 is equipped with Genlock input and time code input/output (selectable) in order to support multiple camera operation. Video from the cameras (e.g. through SDI) can be connected to a switcher for live switching. Or the recorded content on the camcorders can be edited with a non-linear editing system that offers a multi-camera editing function.