PMW-400L Professional XDCAM Camcorder
£10,725.00 ex VAT
Three 2/3-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors without lens XDCAM camcorder recording Full HD 422 at 50 Mbps
High sensitivity Full HD sensors
High resolutions 960 x 540 colour viewfinder
Interface included SD / HD-SDI and i.Link
Supports multiple SD and HD codecs including XAVC*
Supports multiple SD and HD codecs including XAVC* The PMW-400K is an affordable 3x 2/3-inch CMOS high quality sensor broadcast camcorder that, like the PMW-500, supports all SD / HD 422 broadcast workflows using MXF or XDCAM EX workflows using MP4 and AVI files. It also supports XAVC 10-bit HD 4:2:2 MXF file recordings.
XAVC 10-bit HD 422 and MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps recordings ideal for a wide range of shooting conditions
PMW-400 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 Long GoP from October 2014
High quality accessories and internal flash band reducer
Ideal for national and local broadcasting operations, the PMW-400L features a 2/3-inch lens mount, high resolution LCD viewfinder, 3DNR noise reduction processing and internal flash band reducer for news operations, as standard. The camcorder also features WiFi remote** and 2x SD/HD-SDI parallel outputs. An optional CBK-CE01 50-pin interface allows you to convert the shoulder camcorder into a system camera, with compatibility with digital triax and fibre adapters. The CBK-CE01 also incorporates a Digital Extender..
**With optional CBK-WA01 or IFU-WLM3 Wi-Fi antenna’s
Copy clips to and from USB
From V1.20, easy clip dump capability is available to copy clips directly from or to an external USB media and playback clips from an external media to speed up workflow on the field.
High sensitivity Full HD sensors
The PMW-400 provides high quality Full HD imaging with three 2/3-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors offering better resolution, dynamic range and colour reproduction. The camcorder offers sensitivity of F12 at 59.94Hz and F13 at 50Hz
The PMW-400L supports XAVC 10-bit HD 422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD 422 100 Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD 422 (low bit rate)*.
* Free firmware upgrade for XAVC Intra from June 2014, XAVC Long GoP from October 2014.
Lens, camera and media WiFi Remote or XMPilot live logging from a tablet or smartphone is achievable with the CBK-WA01 optional Wi-Fi antenna or IFU-WLM3 Wi-Fi module to be directly plugged in the camcorder.
The PMW-400L side panel hot-shoe allows full High Res and Proxy wireless operations with the CBK-WA101, plug-in 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.
Direct clip dump
Copy clips directly from or to an external USB media and playback clips from an external media*
*Enabled by V.1.20 firmware upgrade. HDD or Flash memory devices rated 5Volts / 500mA Max. are supported. This does not guarantee operations with all USB media. USB media must be formatted from Maintenance Menu > Format USB.
Supports all SD / HD 420 or SD / HD 422 on several types of memory cards
The PMW-400 allows you to record all SD / HD 420 XDCAM EX codecs usingMP4 and AVI. Files on SxS memory cards, Memory Stick, SD card or XQD card (FAT32 formatted). MXF broadcast files can be recorded on SxS and XQD cards (UDF formatted).
The camcorder has a signal to noise ratio of 60dB (typical) with 3DNR noise reduction processing.
Hardware and software flash band correction
The camcorder has a standard internal hardware flash band reducer* for news operations.
* Flash band reducer will be available as a free firmware update.
Wide gain selection
The camcorder’s gain selection ranges from -3dB up to +42dB maximum gain.
High resolution 960 x 540 colour viewfinder
The camcorder is supplied with a high resolution colour LCD viewfinder (similar to CBK-VF01 modular viewfinder) providing up to quarter full HD 960 x 540 pixels.
Interfaces include SD / HD-SDI and i.Link
The camcorder features 2x SD/HD-SDI outputs, as well as HDMI out, TC in/out and Gen-lock input. It also has i.LINK (DV) input and record.
Digital triax and fibre optional control
An optional CBK-CE01 50-pin interface converts the shoulder camcorder to a system camera, with compatibility with CA-TX70 digital triax and CA-FB70 fibre adapters.
2/3-inch lens mount
The PMW-400L is fitted with a 2/3-inch lens mount.
Low power consumption
The lightweight PMW-400L has a low power consumption of 23W with LCD, viewfinder, lens and microphone.
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- 16MP Still Photos
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- S-log3 Gamma & Log View Assist
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- Dual SD Media card slots
- LAN port for live streaming
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