Two powerful new XDCAM EXTM shoulder camcorders
- boost your creativity; smooth your DVCAMTM transition
Two long-awaited shoulder camcorders have joined the XDCAM EX Series portfolio: the powerful,
affordable new PMW-350 and PMW-320. They come equipped with the cutting-edge imaging
technology of "Exmor"IM full-HD CMOS sensors and- like all XDCAM EX camcorders-they use SXSTM
memory cards as the recording media.
They support DVCAM format" recording, which is the de facto standard for business and industrial
video production, while also maintaining legacy, facilitating migration, and opening doors to new
creative possibilities with multi-camera operation, satellite transmission, and much more via the
optional CBK-CEO1 50-pin interface.
These powerful camcorders pave the way to superior visual expression and new levels of
convenience at affordable price points.
The PMW-350 requires the option CBK-SD01 hardware key
SxS Memory Cards Combine High Transter Speed with
SxS memory cords use the PCI Express interfoce to ochieve on extremely
high dato transter speed of 800 Mbps, ond con resist considerable shock
(1500 G) and vibration (15 G). Also, a unique Salvoge function senves to
1estore content that is domoged by power loss or memory disconnection
In addition to the conventional SS PROTM memory cond, there is nowa now
member of the SxS memory card fomily, the SxS-1T* This mointoins the
superb usobility and high-speed tronsfer rate of the SxS PRO cord, at an
affordable price. A high-capocity SBS-32GI (32-GB) SKS-1 memory card is
1920 x 1080 HD Recording Using the MPEG-2 Long GOP Codec
XDCAM EX products record 1920x 1080 HO imoges using the MPEG-2 Long
GOP codec, which conforms to the MPEG-2 [email protected]
With this highly efficient codec and a lorge-copacity SxS memory cord.
XDCAM EX products record high-quality HD imoges for a long recording time
of 140 minutes on o single 32-GB SxS memory cord in SP mode.
When a clip spons two cords, the tronstion is seomless, without ony
ar tilocts or frame loss. SKS memory cards can be hot-swapped while
shooting without interruphing the recording. This feature makes XDCAM
EX products ideal for a wide variety of long-form content-production
" In some coses, imoges recorded just belore on eccident may not be estored (veral
seconds). No womonty is given on olways ochieving content resloration.
** SrS-1 memory cords support lewer rewrites thon SS P0 memory cords.
Notrication is given when an SS-1 memory cordi opprooches end of life.
Media Adaptors for Alternative Recording Media
Two optional media odaptors-the MEAD-MS01 and MEAD-SDO1-enable
the use of a high-speed Memory Sick or SD memory cord (respectively) os
alternative recording media,
1. For information about the opplicoble memory device, pleose coritact
your neorest Sony office or outhorized dealer.
2. Slow Motion and Solvoge tunctions cre not supported.
3. An early version of the PMW-350 requires on upgrede to use the MEAD-
SD01. Pleose check with your nearest Sony office or authorized dealer.
Muliple-format Recording: 1080/720 and Interlace/
Progressive Switchable Operation
XDCAM EX Series comcorders offer a wide orray of recording formats for
multiple content-creation opplicotions. The recording mode is switchoble
belween 1920 x 1080. 1280 x 720. and 1440 x 1080 resolution. The
Scanning system is olso selectable from interloce and progressive, such os
5094, 50L. 59.9dp. and 50p.
An SxS memory card can simultoneously hold a mix of multiple files in any
of these recording formats, including DVCAM files ollowing flexible memory
*imoges cre hondled on XDCAM EX cemcorders es 23 98p. ond recorded es 5994
uignals via 2-3 pul-dowri in 1440x108023.9p (S) mode
* Memory cords with moterial recorded by o PMW-350 or PMW-320 camcorder in HG
1440x1080 or DVCAM mode comot be neod by the PMW-EX3 ond PMW-EXS0
Selectable Format and Bit Rates
A choice of bit rote is offered with XDCAM EX products - either 35 Mbps (HQ
mode) or 25 Mbps (SP mode) - depending on the desired picture quality
and recording time.
Sony employs its considerable technical copabilifies ond knowhow in the design of energy-efficient products. The PMW-350 isa good example of the compony's comcorders
in the networked HD domain Designed to be environmentally triendly, he PMW-350comcorder offers power oonsumption around 60% lower than conventional HD
comcorders trom Sony", and its enerEN-saving design results in lower C02 emissions.
As compared with the HDW-700 full-HD shouider comcorder trom Sony with a 2/3-inch imoge sensor.