SONY PMW-300

The PMW-300 s an evolution of Sony’s industry favourite PMW-EX3, with the ability to record in the broadcast standards around the world. The high bit rate ensures excellent capturing of fast moving objects and the chroma subsampling feature is perfect for a wide range of video encoding areas.


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Description

The PMW-300 s an evolution of Sony’s industry favourite PMW-EX3, with the ability to record in the broadcast standards around the world. The high bit rate ensures excellent capturing of fast moving objects and the chroma subsampling feature is perfect for a wide range of video encoding areas.

 

FEATURES:

XAVC HD Intra 100 Mbps and Long GoP recordings plus Full HD MPEG-2 HD 422 50 Mbps

Wireless Workflows

Slow and quick motion from 1 fps to 60 fps
HD/SD-SDI and HDMI interfaces for integration with broadcast infrastructures
Wide range of frame rates
Precision focusing with 3.5-inch colour LCD viewfinder
Three 1/2-inch type Exmor™CMOS Full HD sensors and low-light 3DNR technology for a wide range of shooting conditions.
Interchangeable lens system with 14x Fujinon HD lens package option (PMW-300K1)

SPECIFICATIONS:

Mass

Approx 2.2 kg (without lens, VF)

Approx. 4 Lb 14 oz (without lens)

Approx. 3.9 kg (with lens hood, viewfinder, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)

Approx. 8 lb 9.6 oz (with lens hood, eye piece, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)

Dimensions (W x H x D) *

259x239x405mm (101/4×91/2x16inches) (with lens & viewfinder, without protrusions)

* The values for dimensions are approximate.

Power Requirements

DC 12 V

Operating Temperature

0°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)

** Design and specifications are preliminary and subject to change without notice

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 Rate

exFAT

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

– 1920×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

– 1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HD420 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

1920×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p

SD Mode: IMX50

720×486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF

720×576/ 50i, 25PsF

SD Mode: DVCAM

720×486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF

720×576/ 50i, 25PsF

FAT

HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

  • 1920×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

  • 1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

  • 1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25Mbps/ CBR

  • 1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

DVCAM Mode

  • 720×480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF
  • 720×576/ 50i, 25PsF

Recording/Playback Time**

exFAT

XAVC-I mode

When using SBP-128B (128 GB):

Approx. 120 minutes

When using SBP-64B / SBS-64G1A

(64GB): Approx. 60 minutes

When using SBS-32G1A (32GB):

Approx. 30 minutes

FAT

HQ 1920 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

1920×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR

1280×720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25Mbps/ CBR

1440×1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)

DVCAM Mode

720×480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF

720×576/ 50i, 25PsF

Recording/Playback Time**

UDF

HD 422 mode

Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card

Approx. 120 min with SBP-64B/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 60 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

HD 420 mode:

Approx. 360 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card

Approx. 180 min with SBP-64B/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 90 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

FAT

HQ 1920/HQ 1440 mode/HQ 1280 mode:

  • 400 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card
  • 200 min with SBP-64B/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
  • 100 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

SP 1440 Mode:

  • 560 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card
  • 280 min with SBP-64B/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
  • 140 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

DVCAM mode

  • 520 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card
  • 260 min with SBP-64B/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
  • 130 min with SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

** Design and specifications are preliminary and subject to change without notice

Lens

Lens Mount

Sony 1/2-inch type EX mount

Zoom Ratio

14x (optical), servo/manual

Focal Length

f = 5.8 – 81.2 mm (equivalent to 31.4-439 mm on 35 mm lens)

Iris

F1.9 – F16 and Close auto/manual selectable

Focus

AF/MF/Full MF selectable,

800 mm to ∞ (MACRO OFF),

50 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Wide),

735 mm to ∞ (MACRO ON, Tele)

Image Stabilizer

ON/OFF selectable, shift lens

Filter Diameter

M77 mm, pitch 0.75mm

Camera Section

Imaging Device (Type)

3-chip 1/2-inch type “Exmor” Full HD CMOS

Effective Picture Elements

1920 (H) x 1080 (V)

Optical System

F1.6 prism system

Built-in Optical Filters

OFF: Clear, 1: 1/4ND, 2: 1/16ND, 3: 1/64ND

Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)

F11 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)

Minimum Illumination

0.12 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 Ratio

60 dB (Y) (typical)

Horizontal Resolution

1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)

Shutter Speed

1/32 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 Function

720p: 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 Balance

Preset (3200K), Memory A,

Memory B/ATW

Gain

-3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC

Gamma Curve

Selectable

Input/Output

Audio Input

XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable

Line: +4dBu

Mic: -70dBu–30dBu

Video Output

BNC (x1), HD-Y/Composite

1.0Vp-p, 75Ω

(switchable to Genlock in)

Audio Output

Phono jack (CH-1,CH-2)

SDI Output

BNC (x2), HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 292M/259M standards

i.LINK

IEEE 1394, 4-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i) input/output, DV input/output, S400

Timecode Input

BNC (x1) (switchable to TC out)

SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard

0.5V-1.8Vp-p, 10kΩ

Timecode Output

BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in)

SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard

1.0Vp-p, 10kΩ

Genlock Input

BNC (x1) (switchable to Video out)

1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω

USB

USB device, mini-B (x1)

USB Host, Type A (x1)

Headphone Output

Stereo mini jack (x1)

-18dBu 16Ω

Speaker Output

Monaural, 150mW

DC Input

DC jack

Remote

8-pin

Lens Remote

8-pin, round

HDMI Output

Type A (x1)

Monitoring

Viewfinder

3.5-inch type color LCD: 960 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 540 (V), 16:9

Built-in Microphone

Built-in Microphone

Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone.

Media

Type

ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)