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, IMX50Mbps & 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 recording with 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. 10.5 W
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
1.0 kg (body)
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1
124 x 86 x 237 mm
(without protrusions)
Recording/Playback Format (Video)

UDF file system supports:

- HD422 mode: CBR, maximum bit rate: 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
- HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM
- IMX@50Mbps

FAT file system supports:

- HQ mode: VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL
- SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H14
- DVCAM mode: DVCAM
Recording/Playback Format (Audio)
The recording formats in UDF file system are:

- HD422 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- Other mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

The recording formats in FAT file system are:

- HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
- SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD422)

Approx. 120 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 30 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD)

HD 420 mode:
Approx. 180 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 45 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

HQ 1920/HQ 1440 mode/HQ 1280 mode:
Approx. 200 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
SP 1440 Mode:
Approx. 280 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
Recording/Playback Time (DVCAM)

Approx. 220 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

Approx. 260 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card
Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card
Approx. 65 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
Battery Operating Time
Approx. 150 min with BP-U30 battery (while recording, LCD monitor On, SDI/HDMI Off)
Approx. 300 min with BP-U60 battery (while recording, LCD monitor On, SDI/HDMI Off)
Approx. 450 min with BP-U90 battery (while recording, LCD monitor On, SDI/HDMI Off)
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
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
*1 The values for dimensions are approximate.