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Sony PDW-850 XDCAM Shoulder-Mount Camera Body w/ PowerHAD FX IT CCD
Sony PDW-850 XDCAM Shoulder-Mount Camera Body w/ PowerHAD FX IT CCD

Sony PDW-850 XDCAM Shoulder-Mount Camera Body w/ PowerHAD FX IT CCD


Part Number: PDW-850
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The Sony PDW-850 is an XDCAM is a successor to the PDW-700 and PDW-F800 camcorders that inherits virtually all of their features, but boasts a new CCD Imager: a 3x 2/3″ PowerHAD FX IT CCD setup with a signal to noise ratio of 62dB while maintaining a high sensitivity of F11@60i.

PDW-850 Features:

  • Auto Lens Aberration Compensation (ALAC)
  • Capable of 50Hz or 60Hz Production
  • HD/SD-SDI and Composite Input
  • Gen-Lock
  • GPS
  • 960x540 RBG LCD Panel
  • PowerHAD FX CCD. The new CCD sensors for the Sony 850 record HD and SD formats including MPEG HD 422 50Mbps on to ready-to-archive Professional Disc media with a high sensitivity. It records the most popular broadcast MXF formats: MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps and 25 Mbps, MPEG IMX 50 Mbps and DVCAM.

    GPS. The PDW-850 collects GPS data via a module in the handle and displays the information on the side LCD panel and is stored as Metadata.

    Lightweight and Ergonomic. The PDW-850 is an ENG-style should mount camera with an ergonomic design that weighs in at 4.2kg ( approx. 9.3lbs). It also features a lower power consumption than its predecessors: 37W under normal operating conditions.

    Optional CBK-WA100. This camera fully supports the CBK-WA100 wireless adapter, enabling proxy recording and proxy/high resolution content transfer via Wi-Fi/3G/4G/LTE.

    Multiple shutter speeds are available, including "Slow shutter" mode and "ECS" mode

  • Slow shutter 1080i: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 16 frames accumulation
  • Slow shutter 720p: 2, 4, 6, 8, and 16 frames accumulation
  • ECS: 50.1 Hz (50i mode); 60.01 Hz (60i mode)
  • Slow shutter speed can be expanded to 32 frame accumulation through the Service Menu