PMW-50 (PMW50)Discontinued

Dual SxS PRO rugged, portable deck

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Overview

Lightweight and compact dual SxS field recorder
The PMW-50 field recorder is the ideal companion for the PMW-500 camcorder for field operations, offering a practical and flexible tool to enhance its SxS workflow.

Features

Compact SxS portable playback/recording unit
The PMW-50 is a lightweight, rugged handheld recorder/player offering full portability for news and field operations. Weighing less than 1kg, the unit is designed to be tough and insensitive to vibrations and can be operated on BP-U battery.
3.5-inch display
The PMW-50 acts as a stand-alone multi format SxS viewer or desktop SNG Card feeder.
Compliant with the most popular video formats.
The PMW-50 supports all formats, from XDCAM EX family and XDCAM HD422 as standard. (UDF & FAT 32 format HD422/420 & DVCAM). The unit is .MXF and .MP4 files compliant, offering flexibility for broadcast and corporate operations.
Direct recording on SxS cards via HD/SD-SDI inputs
The PMW-50 enables second/parallel recording with embedded audio via HD/SD-SDI inputs.
SD, MS , XQD cards and SxS Media support
There is a flexibility of media availability, which allows user to choose the most appropriate media for their application.
Multiple inputs and outputs
The PMW-50 features HD/SD-SDI inputs along with a variety of outputs: analogue composite, HD/SD-SDI, HDMI, analogue audio, headphone, iLink and USB.

Specifications

General
Power Requirements
DC 12 V
Power Consumption
Approx. 9 W
(while recording, LCD monitor On)
Operating Temperature
0°C to 40°C
32°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature
-20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Mass
Approx. 1 kg (body)
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1
124 x 86 x 237 mm
(without protrusions)
Recording/Playback Format (Video)
UDF
- HD422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
- HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM
- IMX 50 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@ML Intra
FAT
- HQ mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H14
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM
Recording/Playback Format (Audio)
UDF
- HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- IMX 50 mode: LPCM 24/16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- Other mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
FAT
- HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD422)
UDF
HD 422 mode:
Approx. 120 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD)
UDF
HD 420 mode:
Approx. 180 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
FAT
HQ mode:
Approx. 200 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
SP Mode:
Approx. 280 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG IMX)
UDF
IMX 50 mode:
Approx. 120 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (DVCAM)
UDF
DVCAM mode:
Approx. 220 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
FAT
DVCAM mode:
Approx. 260 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Battery Operating Time
Approx. 180 min with BP-U30 battery
(while recording, LCD monitor On)
Approx. 360 min with BP-U60 battery
(while recording, LCD monitor On)
Approx. 540 min with BP-U90 battery
(while recording, LCD monitor On)
Media Drive
Media Type
ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)
Input/Output
HD-SDI Input
BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable
SMPTE 292M/259M standards
SD-SDI Input
BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable
SMPTE 292M/259M standards
Analog Composite Output
BNC (x1)
NTSC, PAL or HD-Y
HD-SDI Output
BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable
SMPTE 292M/259M standards
SD-SDI Output
BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable
SMPTE 292M/259M standards
HDMI Output
Type A 19-pin (x1), output
Analog Audio Output
Phono jack (CH-1, CH-2)
-10dBu (Reference Level), 47kΩ
Headphone Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
i.LINK
IEEE 1394, 4-pin (x1)
HDV stream input/output, DVCAM stream output, S400
USB
USB device, Type-B (x1)
DC Output (12 V)
DC jack (12 V)
Option
4-pin, Type A
Other Equipment
Built-in Display
3.5-inch type color LCD monitor: 852 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 480 (V), 16:9
Supplied Accessories
Supplied Accessories
USB cable (1)
Infrared Remote Commander (1)
BC-U1 battery charger (1)
Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander) (1), Pre-installed to the IR Remote Commander
Leaflet: Before Using this Unit (1)
CD-ROM:
- Operating instructions in PDF (1)
Notes
Note
[*1] The values for dimensions are approximate.