Sony PMW-500 Camera Body

The PMW-500 is Sony Professional’s first XDCAMHD422 Camcorder with solid state recording. Itsupports full-HD 422 50-Mbps MXF record and play-back based on highly developed MPEG-2 Long GOPcompression technology. Uniquely, it can also beswitched to record in HD 420 35-Mbps MP4 formatwhich makes for seamless integration when usedalongside XDCAM EX models.

The exceptionally ergonomic chassis is a developmentof the acclaimed PDW-700/F800, while already class-leading power consumption is further reduced alongwith weight for superb on-location usability.Sony’s XDCAM product range sets the benchmark forhigh speed, exceptionally flexible, file-based work-flow. XDCAM Professional Disc products were first in-troduced in 2004, followed by high-speed memory-based XDCAM EX in 2007. A common technology plat-form provides a unique hybrid workflow meeting abroad variety of customer application needs.