The handheld camcorder PMW-100 is part of the Sony XDCAM line, the most compact and lightweight of this series equipment. With ability to record in MPEG HD422 the purpose of this device is to combine the ease of recording with small and portable equipment such as cell phones, with the image quality of a professional camera.
The camera is equipped with "Exmor" CMOS sensor 1 / 2,9 inches, which provides excellent performance image resulting minimal lighting 0,08lx. It also includes a zoom lens 5,4-54mm.
In addition to the above, the computer supports video recording and playback Full HD in 1080i, 1080p and 720p to 50 Mbps MXF codec based on MPEG HD422 using standard compression technology MPEG Long GOP HD422. It is also compatible with MPEG HD420 of 35 / 25Mbps or DVCAM 25Mbps and the ability to record four-channel audio bits 24 high quality.
The HD / SD-SDI output, composite output, Genlock input, input / output time code input / output i.LINK (HDV / DV) and output A / V, complement the functionality of the device.
This product will be available from May and is priced at less than US $ 5.000 suggested list.