Sony PXW-X500 XDCAM camera

The PXW-X500 has three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors, offering a high sensitivity and low noise image. The camcorder gives broadcasters a high degree of flexibility, allowing you to shoot in a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420, as well as MPEG IMX and DVCAM. Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes, offering direct compatibility with NLEs. The camcorder also has a host of leading professional features, such as Slow & Quick Motion up to 30 fps for MPEG HD 422 (as standard) and up to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option), wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, variable ND filter control, HyperGamma, and many more. A wide range of connectors, including 3G/HD/SD-SDI, HDMI and USB, increase the flexibility further.

Records a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including XAVC
XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420, as well as MPEG IMX and DVCAM.

Direct compatibility with NLEs
Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes.

Slow & Quick Motion options
Up to 30 fps for MPEG HD 422 (as standard) and up to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option).

Professional features
Includes wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, variable ND filter control, HyperGamma, and more.

Specifications
Mass Approx. 3.8 kg (body only without lens, VF, Mic)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 150 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power Requirements DC 12 V (11 V~17.0 V)
Power Consumption Approx. 35W (while XAVC* recording, color LCD on)
SStP SR-Lite 4:2:2 1920×1080/59.94i,50i,29.97P,23.98P,25P*
XAVC Intra 1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1280×720/59.94P, 50P
XAVC Long 1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1280×720/59.94P, 50P
MPEG HD422 1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1280×720/59.94P, 50P, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
MPEG HD420 1920×1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 23.98P
1440×1080/59.94i, 50i
1280×720/59.94P, 50P
MPEG IMX 720×480/59.94i(50M)
720×576/50i(50M)
DVCAM 720×480/59.94i(25M)
720×576/50i(25M)
MPEG4 SStP LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
XAVC Intra LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
XAVC Long LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
MPEG HD422 LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
MPEG HD420 LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
MPEG IMX LPCM 16/24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
DVCAM LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
XAVC Proxy AVC/H.264 Main Profile 4:2:0 Long GOP, VBR, 9/3/1/0.5Mbps
XAVC Proxy AAC-LC, 128kbps, 2 channels*
Lens Mount Sony 2/3-inch type bayonet mount
Imaging Device (Type) 3-chip 2/3-type Full HD CCD, PowerHAD FX
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System F1.4 prism system
Built-in Filters ND Filter (Optical filter) 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
CC Filter (Electrical filter) A: 3200K, B: 4300K, C: 5600K, D: 6300K
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) F12* (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)
Minimum Illumination 0.016 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.4, +42 dB gain, with 16*-frame accumulation)
S/N Ratio 60 dB(NS:ON*)
Horizontal Resolution 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48 V selectable
Video Output BNC (x1) HD-Y or Analog composite
Audio Output XLR-type 5-pin
SDI Output BNC (x2), HD-SDI/SD-SDI selectable
i.LINK No
Timecode Input BNC (x1)
Timecode Output BNC (x1)
Genlock Input BNC (x1)
USB (Host) for Wi-Fi adaptor
USB (Device) USB device B Type (x1)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack (x1)
DC Input XLR-type 4-pin
Remote 8-pin
HDMI Output HDMI connector (Type A)
Viewfinder Option HDVF-20A, HDVF-200, CBK-VF02
Built-in LCD Monitor 3.5 type Approx. 1.56M dots, 16:9*
Type SxS Card slot (x2)
XQD Card, SD Card and Memory Stick can be used with an adaptor
Wi-Fi Yes
NFC No
GPS Yes
MI Shoe No
Note * Please note that these Specifications are subject to change