Sony PDW-F800

Sony Pdw-F800

Sony Pdw-F800

Sony PDW-F800

Sony PDW-F800

The Sony PDW-F800 camera is the top-of-the-line XDCAM HD422 Series that is being embraced around the world for its file-based recording capability utilizing high-capacity and highly reliable Professional Disk media. Utilizing the MPEG HD422 codec, the XDCAM HD422 Series provides high-quality video and audio recording capabilities, with an image resolution of 1920 x 1080 using 2/3-inch sensor and eight-channel 24-bit uncompressed audio.

The PDW-F800 offers multi-format recording flexibility as standard and frame rate recording of 23.98P in 1080 mode. Also Sony’s line of XDCAM HD422 Series has been embraced around the world for its file-based recording capability utilizing high-capacity and highly reliable Professional Disk media. The MPEG HD422 codec, found in the XDCAM HD422 Series provides high-quality video and audio recording capabilities, with an image resolution of 1920 x 1080 and eight-channel 24-bit uncompressed audio. 

Furthermore the PDW-F800 offers multi-format recording flexibility as standard – including SD recording and a frame rate of 23.98P in 1080 mode.

Easy Maintenance and High Reliability
XDCAM HD422 products use the same platform as the XDCAM products in wide use around the world. They share the advantage of no mechanical contact between the equipment and the recording media, achieving both a high level of durability and a long media life. XDCAM HD422 products also offer the same high resistance to shock and vibration as other XDCAM products.

PDW-F800

General

Masseneral
Approx. 4.3 kg (body),
Approx. 9 lb 8 oz (body),
Approx. 6.0 kg (with VF, Mic, Disk, BP-GL95 battery)
Approx. 13 lb 4 oz (with VF, Mic, Disk, 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
 
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)

Input/Output

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)
 
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