Breaking the news: Be first on air with the new PXW-X400

Successor to the much-loved PMW-400, our beautifully balanced new PXW-X400 could be everything you’re looking for in a versatile, shoulder-mounting camera. With XAVC for sparkling pictures and easy wireless workflow, the latest 3x 2/3-type CMOS addition to Sony’s XDCAM family is a must-have choice for news, documentaries and everyday broadcast production.

The advanced camera that's made for news

Our XDCAM family gives busy news crews everything they need, with great picture quality, superb ergonomics and flexible workflow options. Building on the success of the popular PMW-400, we’ve listened to feedback from professional users around the world. The result is the PXW-X400 – a uniquely advanced shoulder-mounted camcorder that’s all ready for the real world.

Comfortable, balanced feel

The beautifully balanced new design makes carrying the PXW-X400 on your shoulder even more comfortable. That means less fatigue on grueling shoots, helping you keep pace with the action without tiring. We’ve also reduced power consumption, letting you shoot for longer when you’re out and about.

Fabulous Full HD pictures

Legendary Sony picture quality guarantees your footage is always going to look its best. Three 2/3-type Exmor CMOS sensors ensure fabulous Full HD footage with excellent F13 sensitivity and ultra-low noise.

Latest XAVC codecs

You’ve got it covered with a choice of top-quality XAVC codecs to suit virtually any shooting requirement. And with more firmware updates in the pipeline, you’ll always benefit from the latest codec developments for even better-looking pictures and flexible workflow.

Get a clear view with new OLED viewfinders

The PXW-X400 is a perfect partner for our advanced new OLED viewfinders, the HDVF-EL20 and HDVF-EL30 . Both viewfinders offer true Full HD resolution and lightning-fast pixel response compared with older CRT viewfinders. A newly-developed optical loupe ensures relaxed, comfortable viewing – even on lengthy assignments when you’re glued to the camcorder for long periods.

HDVF-EL30: OLED 0.7-inch color Full HD viewfinder with 3.5-inch sub-LCD.

Network ready

The PXW-X400 is made for today’s workflows, with powerful network connectivity to ensure you’re always ahead of the game. Built-in wireless lets you stream live footage directly from the field, with powerful Sony QoS technology ensuring clear, glitch-free pictures. Or transfer high-resolution content or XAVC proxies over a wireless or wired network connection. It’s easier than ever with the new ‘Direct’ button that instantly launches wireless streaming or high-speed file transfers back to base.

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