CBK-WA101 (CBKWA101)

Wireless adapter for PMW-400 and PXW-X320 [Mobile network 3G / 4G / LTE /Wireless LAN]

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Overview

Connects directly to the PMW-400 camcorder body to enable easy transmission of content over a wireless network significantly
The CBK-WA101 adapter is specifically for the PMW-400 camcorder and can be attached directly to the camera body via a one-click mechanism. It allows XAVC proxy files to be created and then saved on an SD card in the adapter. The CBK-WA101 is then able to upload the proxy content and the original high-resolution content (depending on the model) via 3G/4G/LTE/wireless LAN* to a broadcast station, on-premises server or to a cloud environment.
Tablet or smartphone control via wireless LAN
By supporting wireless LAN connectivity, the CBK-WA101 allows tablets or smartphones to interact with it and control it via Sony’s Content Browser Mobile application. This connectivity for the PMW-400 camcorder allows users on their mobile device to remotely control the camera and review content without having to connect a monitor to the camcorder.

* For wireless transmission, wireless LAN/3G/4G/LTE dongles are necessary. For wireless LAN dongle, Sony’s “IFU-WLM3”, 2.4GHz wireless LAN dongle is available. As for the Modem dongle, recommended model differs country by country depending on carrier.

Specifications

General Specifications
Weight
Approx. 220 g
Dimensions (W x H x D)
84 x 95 x 55 mm without projection
Power Requirements
DC 12 V
Power Consumption
4.5W (exclusive of external USB devices)
Operating Temperature
0 to +40 ℃
+32 to +104 °F
Proxy Format (Video)
XAVC Proxy (AVC/H.264 Main Profile, 4:2:0 Long GOP)
- 1280x720, 9M (VBR)
- 640x360, 3M (VBR)
- 480x270, 1M (VBR)
Proxy Format (Audio)
AAC-LC, 2ch,128kbps for Stereo
USB
USB device mini B Type (x1), for Camcorder host A Type (x2), for Wireless LAN USB Device and 3G/4G/LTE modem
Recording Media (*1)
SD Card Slot (x1)
Supplied Accessories
Guard Bracket (1)
Pad (2)
USB Cable (1)
CD-ROM (incl. Operation Manual) (1)
Installation Manual (1)
Before Using This Unit (1) (*3)
Warranty (1)
Cord Clamp (5) (*4)
Hook and loop fastener (2) (*4)
(*1)
Support SDHC Class4 and higher (SDXC should not be used, i.e. the maximum capacity is 32GB.)
(*3)
(3 sheets of paper.
(*4)
Fixation Parts, use if needed.
Items not supplied in the package of Wireless Adapter
USB dongle (*2)
If you use wireless connection, you need a Wireless LAN USB Device (IEEE 802.11b/g/n compliant) or a 3G/4G/LTE Modem.
Sony Product Wireless LAN USB Device IFU-WLM3 is recommended.
Smartphone or Tablet
To view a streaming content, a terminal (a Smartphone or a Tablet) and an application software (Content Browser Mobile) are required.
Application Software
(Content Browser Mobile)
Applicaation Software to use with Smartphone or Tablet.
SD media
Need a media compatible with (*1)
Others
Other than the mentioned above, need a system to connect to an On-Premises Server or a Sony's recommended Cloud Service if transferring the file over WAN.
(*2)
Need a contract to a carrier in order to transfer files via Wireless LAN/3G/4G/LTE. The availability of a Wireless LAN USB Device vary across countries/areas. A Wireless LAN USB Device and a 3G/4G/LTE Modem cannot be used simultaneously for File Transfer function.