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.
Professional Disc Technology
3x 2/3 inch CMOS Exmor sensors and B4 lens mount.
SD as standard.
XMPilot Metadata, proxy & MXF workflow.
|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)|
|- 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 Mount||2/3-inch type 48 bayonet mount|
|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-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;|
|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|
|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)|
|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|
|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)|
|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)|
|Built-in LCD Monitor||3.5-inch type color LCD monitor*7|
|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.|
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