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Sony PDW-680//U Camcorder

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Sony PDW-680//U (PDW680//U, PDW/680//U, pdw-680//u) Camcorder

Professional camcorder for recording interlaced HD and SD images.
The PDW-680 XDCAM HD422 camcorder is amid-range Professional Disc camcorder with many of the same features as the more advanced PDW-700. The PDW-680 has three 2/3-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors for recording 1080/50i or 1080/60i HD images or MPEG IMX and DVCAM SD, as standard. Progressive mode is available only for playback.

More IT based operation.
The PDW-680 is designed to enable a smooth migration from tape camcorder use to PC-based operation to improve workflow efficiency with MXF/MPEG interoperability and metadata functions.

 

Features:

Professional Disc Technology

  • Very affordable and robust media, ideal for recording many hours of rushes (long form).
  • Useful for archive and delivery (i.e. production to broadcaster)
  • Ease of use. Consistent time-saving workflow. Security and peace of mind, while still maintaining good image and sound quality.


3x 2/3 inch CMOS Exmor sensors and B4 lens mount.

  • Good picture quality in low light using industry
  • Shoot in a greater selection of scenarios with a huge selection of lenses from different manufacturers.


SD as standard.

  • Easy to switch from SD to HD on the same camcorder.
  • Flexibility. Cost and time saving.


XMPilot Metadata, proxy & MXF workflow.

  • Mature professional disc workflow and interoperability.
  • Consistent metadata management through post-production.
  • Consistency. Time saving with fast production workflow, Searchable material and efficient archive.


Specifications:

Mass Approx. 4.3 kg (body)
  Approx. 9 lb 8 oz (body)
  Approx. 6.0 kg (with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
  Approx. 13 lb 4 oz (with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
Dimensions (W x H x D)*1 124 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
  5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power Requirements DC 12 V +5.0 V/-1.0 V
Power Consumption Approx. 35 W (while recording, without options, color LCD on)
  Approx. 39 W (while recording, with viewfinder, color LCD on, manual lens, microphone)
Operating Temperature -5C to +40C
  23F to 104F
Storage Temperature -20C to +60C
  -4F to +140F
Humidity 10% to 90% (relative humidity)
Continuous Operating Time Approx. 135 min with BP-GL95 battery
Recording Format (Video) MPEG HD422 (50 Mbps)
  MPEG HD:
  - HQ mode (35 Mbps max.)
  - SP mode (25 Mbps),
  - LP mode (18 Mbps max.) (playback only)
  MPEG IMX (50/40/30 Mbps)
  DVCAM (25 Mbps)
Recording Format (Proxy Video) MPEG-4
Recording Format (Proxy Audio) A-law (4 ch/8 bits/8 kHz)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD422) 50 Mbps: Approx. 95 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) 35 Mbps, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min (PFD23A)
  35 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 150 min (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min (PFD23A)
  25 Mbps, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min (PFD23A)
  25 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): Approx. 200 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min (PFD23A)
  18 Mbps, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min (PFD23A)
  18 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 265 min (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG IMX) 50 Mbps: Approx. 100 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min (PFD23A)
  40 Mbps: Approx. 120 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 55 min (PFD23A)
  30 Mbps: Approx. 150 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min (PFD23A)
  Recording/Playback Time (DVCAM)
  25 Mbps: Approx. 185 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min (PFD23A)
Recording Frame Rate HD 422 50 Mode: MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50 Mbps
  - 1920 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i
  HD 420 HQ Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35 Mbps
  - 1440 x 1080/ 59.94i, 50i
  SD: MPEG IMX /DVCAM Mode
  - 720 x 486/ 59.94i
  - 720 x 576/ 50i
 
Lens
Lens Mount 2/3-inch type 48 bayonet mount
 
Input/Output
Genlock Input BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 *2
  Composite Input with CBK-SC02
Timecode Input BNC (x1), 0.5 Vp-p to 18 Vp-p, 10 k
SDI Input With CBK-HD01, BNC (x1)
  HD/SD switchable;
  HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio)
  SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio)
Audio Input CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48V/AES/EBU selectable
Mic Input XLR-type 5-pin (female, stereo) (x1)
Test Output BNC (x1), switchable;
  HD: Y
  SD: composite (character on/off)
SDI Output BNC (x2)
  1 (HD/SD switchable);
  HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (with embedded audio)
  SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (with embedded audio)
  2 (HD/SD switchable, character on/off);
  HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (with embedded audio)
  SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (with embedded audio)
Audio Output CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 5-pin (male, stereo) (x1)
Timecode Output BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75
Earphone Output Mini-jack (x2); front: monaural, rear: stereo/monaural
Speaker Output Monaural
DC Input XLR-type 4-pin (male) (x1), 11 V to 17 V
DC Output 4-pin (x1) (for wireless microphone receiver), 11 V to 17 V DC (MAX 0.5 A)
Lens 12-pin
Remote 8-pin
Light 2-pin, DC 12 V, max. 50 W
i.LINK IEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), File Access Mode*3
Memory Stick (x1) for camera setup files
Ethernet RJ-45 (x1), 100BASE-TX: IEEE 802.3u, 10BASE-T: IEEE 802.3
USB (x1) for Wi-Fi Adapter, USB Memory, USB Keyboard
 
Audio Performance
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB
Dynamic Range More than 93 dB
Distortion Less than 0.08% (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Crosstalk Less than -70 dB (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Wow and Flutter Below measurable limit
Headroom 12/16/18/20 dB (selectable)
 
Camera Section
Imager 3-chip 2/3-type Exmor Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System F1.4 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
Shutter Speed (Time) 59.94i: 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000. 1/2000, ECS*4 , SLS*5
  50i: 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS*4 , SLS*5
Shutter Speed (Slow Shutter (SLS)) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16-frame accumulation*6
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) 59.94i: F12 (typical)
  50i: F13 (typical)
Minimum Illumination Approx. 0.014 lx (F1.4 lens, +42 dB, with 16-frame accumulation)
White Balance Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain Selection -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB
S/N Ratio 59 dB
Horizontal Resolution 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Registration Less than 0.02%
Modulation Depth 45% or more at 27.5 MHz (typical)
 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Option
 
Other Equipment
Built-in LCD Monitor 3.5-inch type color LCD monitor*7
Built-in Speaker (x1)
 
Supplied Accessories
Supplied Accessories Stereo Microphone (1)
  Shoulder strap (1)
  Operation Guide (Countries ) (1)
  CD-ROM manual (1)
  Application software CD-ROM (1)
 
  *1 The values for dimensions are approximate.
  *2 Recording/ Playback time may vary the according to the encoding or memory.
  *3 The genlock output connector is used for composite output when the optional CBK-SC02 is used.
  *4 AVC(DV) interface is not supported.
  *5 HDV/ DV stream input/ output are available only FAT mode. DVCAM stream input is only for monitoring use on viewfinder.
  *6 ECS: Extended Clear Scan
  *7 SLS: Slow Shutter
  *8 Slow shutter setting frames vary according to the system frequency.
  *9 Only even number of frame setting is available in 720p mode. Slow shutter can not function with the digital extender.
  *10 Viewable area measured diagonally.

Includes in the box:

  • Shoulder strap
  • Operation Manual
  • CD ROM manual
  • Stereo  Microphone
  • 5pin
  • Application  software
  • CD ROM

 

Business Finance Options:

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Benefits:

1.                                Spread the cost over time

2.                                Tax efficiency

3.                                Create instant cash flow benefits

4.                                Demonstrate ROI from day one

5.                                Gain additional source of credit

6.                                Cover all acquisitions with one simple, regular payment

Example Quote:

Capital Cost: £10,000

Rental: 1 + 35 Monthly Payments of £320.00

Subject to underwriting and terms and conditions

For further information please contact our sales team on +44 (0) 208 397 1407 or email us on sales@digibroadcast.com

Standard UK Mainland Delivery    

We offer a standard mainland UK Delivery charge of £6.25 plus VAT on all orders (unless otherwise specified)

Items are estimated to arrive between 1-2 working days, subject to stock availability.

We also offer a Next Day Delivery £7.50 + vat and a Saturday Delivery option £25.00 + vat

Next day delivery - Option available if you order before 2.00pm 

European Delivery Service

DigiBroadcast can ship any item within Europe. Delivery charges will apply and are dependent on the size, weight and destination of the products you have ordered, and the area zone it is allocated to. 

All European deliveries are estimated to arrive between 1-3 working days, subject to stock availability, and prices are dependent on the European zone your country is allocated to.

 

Offshore & Overseas Delivery Service                                        

DigiBroadcast can ship any item worldwide. Delivery charges will apply and are dependent on the size, weight and destination of the products you have ordered, and the area zone it is allocated to.

All International deliveries are estimated to arrive between 2-5 working days, subject to stock availability,and shipping prices are dependent on the International zone your country is allocated to.

You will be responsible for any customs or import duties levied once the goods reach your country.   

                                   

IMPORTANT NOTES REGARDING VAT AND EU VAT                                      

If you are an EU registered business, with a valid VAT number, then you do not have to pay VAT.

You can enter your VAT registration number on the check out page, after you have selected your payment method.

Returns Policy                                               

This web site is intended for professional users. Customers must satisfy themselves that a product is suitable before making a purchase. Items sold online are sold on a firm sale basis and are not returnable. Items sold as new that within one year of the date of sale exhibit problems which can be attributed to manufacturing faults will be repaired or replaced. The decision to repair or replace will be at the discretion of Digibroadcast Co Ltd.                                                                                        

As part of our policy, items must be returned as new within 7 working days of delivery and with all the original packaging intact and product tags attached.                                            

Please notify us of your intention to return in writing at support@digibroadcast.co.uk within 7 days of receiving your delivery.         


Returns Policy  for USED products                                                                               

Problems that can be attributed to fair wear and tear, misuse, exposure to contaminants including water or impact damage will be chargeable repairs.

"You" the customer within 7 days must notify us if you wish to return your purchased products to be able to asses, verify and fix any disputes with the purchase.                                           

Customers wishing to return items to Digibroadcast Co Ltd. must contact us to obtain a returned material number (RMA) before shipping the item. When contacting us please say that you want to make a return and have your invoice number ready to quote.                                           

Items returned to Digibroadcast Co Ltd without prior agreement will be returned to the customer. Digibroadcast Co Ltd accepts no liability for financial losses incurred by customers who have submitted unauthorised returns.                                

For some products the manufacturer offers the facility to register the product and obtain an enhanced warranty. Customers are strongly urged to register such products immediately. Digibroadcast co ltd regret that unregistered customers will not be able to benefit from the additional benefits.                                           

                                                

Unwanted Product Returns within 14 days                                        

"You" the customer within 7 days must notify us if you wish to return your purchased products. After 7 days, unwanted goods will only be accepted at Digibroadcast Co Ltd discretion and will be subject to a 25% restocking charge.                                           

The unwanted product must be returned in its original and undamaged packaging with all the accessories. Returns must be made within a reasonable period - maximum of 28 days from the day you receive the product.                                      

If the product is not returned in its original packaging, is damaged or has any accessories missing, we reserve the right to refuse a refund or charge for the missing accessories.                                       

We will not refund the delivery charge and you will be liable for the delivery charge when returning the product. Follow our Return Procedure to return the product.                                               

PAYMENT
We accept PayPal, American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Visa Electro, Delta, most Corporate cards and European cards.

 

If you wish to pay over the phone simply call us on +44(0) 208 397 1407

We also accept payment by Bank Transfer and Cash

Payments can also be made in person on collection


The prices stated on our website include any VAT. The amount you pay will be the price indicated on the product plus any delivery charges.

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Credit & debit Cards Validation
All credit and debit cardholders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer.

If the issuer of your payment card refuses to, or does not for any reason, authorise payment then you will be notified.

We may also use your information for the purposes of the prevention and detection of fraud. One of the purposes for which we may disclose your address and postcode details is to check against the IMRG Security Alert or any other Credit Reference Agency or Fraud Prevention Scheme.

At all times where we disclose your information it will remain secure.

SECURITY
We work with Sage Pay (formerly Protx), the largest independent payment service provider (PSP) in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay provides a secure payment gateway (Level 1 PCI DSS), safely processing payments for thousands of online businesses, including ours. 

Sage Pay uses a range of secure methods, including fraud screening, IP address blocking and 3D secure: once on the Sage Pay systems, all sensitive data is secured using internationally recognised 256-bit encryption standards. Sage Pay is PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant to the highest level and maintains regular security audits, and is regularly audited by the banks and banking authorities to ensure that their systems are impenetrable. Sage Pay is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) that defines card industry global regulation.

Your session is in a secure encrypted environment when you see https:// in the web address, and/or when you see the locked padlock symbol alongside the URL.

More information about shopping securely with Sage Pay can be found at www.sagepay.co.uk/shoppers.

 

 

 

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