PMW-10MD (PMW10MD)Discontinued

Full HD Medical 2-piece Camera

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Full HD Medical 2-piece Camera - Providing Outstanding Image Quality and Workflow Innovation
The demand for high-quality image acquisition in surgery and medical observation has been growing rapidly. High-quality images contribute not only to the improvement of surgery , but also conference and education applications. To accommodate this need, Sony introduces the PMW-10MD medical-compliant full HD video camera. Sony's expertise and knowledge, accumulated over decades as a world-leading supplier of broadcast and medical video equipment, are consolidated in this camera.

The PMW-10MD has a compact camera head unit, that can be attached easily either to a surgical microscope, a surgical boom arm, or to a ceiling, and a separated camera control unit. The distance between the camera head and the camera control unit can be extended up to 20 m (62.6 feet).

In the camera control unit, there are two SxS PRO memory card slots for recording full HD quality moving images and capturing still images. The PMW-10MD can record up to 280 minutes of high-quality moving images on two 32-GB cards. The SxS Pro memory card provides a number of significant benefits, such as instant random access to recordings, easy editing, and quick copying of footage to IT-based devices - all of which offer tremendous workflow improvements.

With its outstanding image quality, extremely long recording time, and a number of advanced features, the PMW-10MD is an ideal medical camera that improves both image quality and operational efficiency.

Remote control
9-pin RS-232C connector and a mini-stereo jack for a footswitch
"Clip Browser" software
Browse and copy video clips recorded by the PMW-10MD
Compliance with Medical Safety Standards


High performance CMOS sensors
Three 1/2-inch type Exmor Full HD CMOS sensors, each with an effective pixel count of 1920 x 1080 provide high levels of detail in all parts of the image and at all lighting conditions
Small, lightweight camera head unit
The camera head unit can be installed in confined spaces and remotely, up to 20 m from the camera control unit
Specialist shooting modes
Various shooting modes are supported such as image reverse mode convenient for microsurgery, freeze function synchronized with flash light of retinal camera, and spot photometry mode provided for the AE (Auto Exposure) on slit lamp
Picture Profile settings
Six Picture Profile settings for camera parameters, which can be customized and directly controlled from the switch on the front panel
Solid-state recording and playback
On-board high definition video recording utilising the flexible SxS pro memory card for instant acquisition and reuse of surgical footage and still images
Choice of recording modes
The HQ mode supports 1920 x 1080 resolution at 35Mb/s and the SP mode supports 1440 x 1080 resolution at 25Mb/s, which provides compatibility with HDV 1080i products and up to 140 minutes with one 32-GB SxS memory card
Flexible Interfacing
Equipped with a wide variety of interfaces including two HD-SDI outputs, a DVI-D output that supports 1080/60P and 1080/50P, an analogue component output, analogue composite output, S-Video output and microphone input for audio recording

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