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PDW-F800 DISCONTINUED

Three 2/3-inch Power HAD FX CCD sensors top-of-the-range XDCAM HD422 camcorder recording full HD / SD

Technical Specifications

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General

Mass Approx. 4.3 kg (body),
Approx. 9 lb 8 oz (body),
Approx. 6.0 kg (with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
Approx. 13 lb 4 oz (with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1 124 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power Requirements DC 12 V +5.0 V/-1.0 V
Power Consumption Approx. 40 W (while recording, without options, color LCD on)
Approx. 44 W (while recording, with viewfinder, color LCD on, manual lens, microphone)
Operating Temperature -5°C to +40°C
23°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Humidity 10% to 90% (relative humidity)
Continuous Operating Time Approx. 120 min with BP-GL95 battery
Recording Format (Video) MPEG HD422 (CBR: 50 Mbps)
MPEG HD:
- HQ mode (VBR, 35 Mbps max.)
- SP mode (CBR, 25 Mbps),
- LP mode (VBR, 18 Mbps max.) (playback only)
MPEG IMX (CBR, 50/40/30 Mbps)
DVCAM (CBR, 25 Mbps)
Recording Format (Audio) MPEG HD422: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
MPEG HD: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
MPEG IMX: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz or 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
Recording Format (Proxy Video) MPEG-4
Recording Format (Proxy Audio) A-law (4 ch/8 bits/8 kHz)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD422) 50 Mbps: Approx. 95 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) 35 Mbps, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min (PFD23A)
35 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 150 min (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min (PFD23A)
25 Mbps, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min (PFD23A)
25 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): Approx. 200 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min (PFD23A)
18 Mbps, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min (PFD23A)
18 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 265 min (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG IMX) 50 Mbps: Approx. 100 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min (PFD23A)
40 Mbps: Approx. 120 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 55 min (PFD23A)
30 Mbps: Approx. 150 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (DVCAM) 25 Mbps: Approx. 185 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min (PFD23A)

Lens

Lens Mount 2/3-inch type 48 bayonet mount

Input/Output

Genlock Input BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω *2 
(CBK-SC02 shares the same connector for composite input)
Timecode Input BNC (x1), 0.5 Vp-p to 18 Vp-p, 10 kΩ
SDI Input With CBK-HD01, BNC (x1)
HD/SD switchable;
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio)
Audio Input CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48V/AES/EBU selectable
Mic Input XLR-type 5-pin (female, stereo) (x1)
Test Output BNC (x1), switchable;
HD: Y
SD: composite (character on/off)
SDI Output BNC (x2)
1 (HD/SD switchable);
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (with embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (with embedded audio)
2 (HD/SD switchable, character on/off);
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (with embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (with embedded audio)
Audio Output CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 5-pin (male, stereo) (x1)
Timecode Output BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω
Earphone Output Mini-jack (x2); front: monaural, rear: stereo/monaural
Speaker Output Monaural
DC Input XLR-type 4-pin (male) (x1), 11 V to 17 V
DC Output 4-pin (x1) (for wireless microphone receiver), 11 V to 17 V DC (MAX 0.5 A)
Lens 12-pin
Remote 8-pin
Light 2-pin, DC 12 V, max. 50 W
Camera Adaptor 50-pin (x1)
i.LINK IEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), File Access Mode *3 
Memory Stick (x1) for camera setup files
Ethernet RJ-45 (x1), 100BASE-TX: IEEE 802.3u, 10BASE-T: IEEE 802.3
USB (x1 for version-up)

Audio Performance

Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB
Dynamic Range More than 93 dB
Distortion Less than 0.08% (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Crosstalk Less than -70 dB (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Wow and Flutter Below measurable limit
Headroom 12/16/18/20 dB (selectable)

Camera Section

Imager 3-chip 2/3-type HD Power HAD FX CCDs
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System F1.4 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters CC; A: Cross, B: 3200K, C: 4300K, D: 6300K
ND; 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
Shutter Speed (Time) 1080/59.94i: 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000. 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5 
1080/50i: 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5 
1080/29.97p: 1/40, 1/60, 1/120, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5 
1080/25p: 1/33, 1/50, 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5 
1080/23.98p: 1/32, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/96, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5 
720/23.98p (Pull-down): 23.98p: 1/32, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/96, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 ,
SLS *5 
Shutter Speed (Slow Shutter (SLS)) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16-frame accumulation *6 
Slow & Quick Motion Function (MPEG HD422 mode only)
23.98p: Selectable from 1 to 48 frame/sec as recording frame rate
25p: Selectable from 1 to 50 frame/sec as recording frame rate
29.97p: Selectable from 1 to 59.94 frame/sec as recording frame rate
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) 1080/59.94i: F11 (typical)
1080/50i: F12 (typical)
Minimum Illumination Approx. 0.016 lx (F1.4 lens, +42 dB, with 16-frame accumulation)
White Balance Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain Selection -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB
Smear Level -135 dB (typical)
S/N Ratio 59 dB (54 dB w/o NS)
Horizontal Resolution 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Registration 0.02% or less for entire screen area (excluding distortion due to lens)
Modulation Depth 45% or more at 27.5 MHz (typical)

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Option

Other Equipment

Built-in LCD Monitor 3.5-inch type color LCD monitor *7 

Supplied Accessories

Supplied Accessories Shoulder strap (1)
Microphone cable (1)
Microphone spacer (1)
Operation manual (English) (1)
Operation manual (Japanese) (1)
CD-ROM manual (1)
Application software CD-ROM (1)

Notes

Note [*1] The values for dimensions are approximate.
[*2] The genlock output connector is used for composite output when the optional CBK-SC02 is used.
[*3] AVC(DV) interface is not supported.
[*4] ECS: Extended Clear Scan
[*5] SLS: Slow Shutter
[*6] Only even number of frame setting is available in 720p mode. Slow shutter can not function with the digital
extender.
[*7] Viewable area measured diagonally.

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