Sony today revealed a new inclusion to its industry major XDCAM HD422 line-up – the PMW-200, the only portable videocamera in its class outfitted with three 1/2 -inch Exmor™ CMOS receptors and complete HD 4:2:2 50Mbps producing. The 1/2 -inch receptors mean the videocamera works extremely well even in challenging illumination conditions. The portable PMW-200 gets the functional adaptability of the PMW-EX1R which has become the de facto videocamera for a variety of shows.
The PMW-200 creates on the greatly successful PMW-EX1R within Sony's XDCAM family, with improvements like MPEG HD422 producing for excellent picture efficiency, while maintaining the same ease of use and components as the PMW-EX1R.
"With the new PMW-200, we are putting one of the most flexible portable cameras we've ever developed onto the industry," said Expenses Drummond, Ideal Marketing Administrator, Expert Solutions, Panasonic European countries. "The PMW-200 includes remarkable picture, smooth HD422 50Mbps work-flows and a whole coordinator of other useful features, with an ergonomic office type factor. The result for customers is an nimble, light-weight remedy that fits their different needs and is the perfect partner for neck cameras such as the popular PMW-500. It is also the perfect A-camera in its own right for HD transmitted development."
The PMW-200 also offers a highly effective Slow & Quick movement operate which allows catch at 1 fps to 60 fps in 720p function, and from 1 fps to 30 fps in 1080p function, giving customers real innovative adaptability. An immediate play-back operate allows providers to view their injections quickly and easily, without the use of exterior converters or handling on non-linear modifying systems.
The PMW-200 is with a 14x contact outfitted with 3 separate jewelry for zoom ability, focus and eye modification, plus higher perfection through symptoms of band roles on the LCD screen. This provides customers with a innovative stage of functional comfort and management. Concentrating on topics and examining registered video is made simple with the full-colour 3.5-inch WVGA (852x480) LCD board. The PMW-200 also comes with an important 15 second storage cache producing function, a operate exclusive among portable cameras. It can use its storage space to catch pictures, even before the producing option is pushed (maximum of 15 seconds), enabling customers to record important minutes that would have otherwise been skipped.
Genlock and timecode connections on the PMW-200 create it very simple for use in multi-camera functions and entry-level HD facilities programs. The videocamera also offers customers higher adaptability over producing press, managing with Sony's professional SxS technological innovation as well as other press such as SD, Storage Stick and XQD cards (adaptor required). A Wi-Fi handheld distant management (adaptor required) for the PMW-200 increases adaptability for facilities or on-location use.
The PMW-200 is what you want for a variety of programs from transmitted program making to business video and event development.
The PMW-200 videocamera is planned to be available from mid-September forward. The Wi-Fi handheld distant management operate for the PMW-200 is planned to be available by Dec 2012 with a free firmware update.