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Sony PMW-RX50 XDCAM Portable Memory Recorder

code: PMW-RX50
  • £4,318.89
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Sony PMW-RX50 (PMWRX50, PMW RX50, PMW/RX50, pmw-rx50) XDCAM Portable Memory Recorder

Dual SxS PRO rugged, portable deck with Full HD XAVC recordings

Lightweight and compact dual SxS field recorder is ideal companion deck for XAVC camcorders

The PMW-RX50 field gear is a portable SxS Memory card recorder/player. It can be set to record/playback XAVC on exFAT formatted cards, 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 MXF files on UDF formatted cards created by the PMW-100/160/200 and PMW-500 memory camcorders. You can set the PMW-RX50 to work with FAT formatted SxS cards which are compabile with the XDCAM EX format made by the PMW-EX1/R or PMW-320/350. For SD applications you can make DVCAM recordings as either MXF files or XDCAM EX compatible files.

Highlights:

XAVC Recording and Playback from exFAT formatted SxS cards

50 Mbps MPEG HD422 recording as MXF files (UDF and exFAT mode)

Two ExpressCard SxS Memory Card Slots

Two XLRs for balanced analog audio inputs

SD Recording and Playback (DVCAM) standard

Record up to 4 hours 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 in camcorder using two 64 GB SxS-1A memory cards (must be purchased separately)

UDF (Professional Disc compatible), exFAT, or FAT (XDCAM EX compatible) file format mode recording and playback on SxS memory cards to have similar high res files and workflows with existing XDCAM memory camcorders

16:9, 3.5 inch color LCD

SDI input for recording baseband signals to SxS cards

SDI output, HDMI output, and Composite output

3.5 mm headphone jack

Unbalanced audio outputs (RCA x2)

Low power consumption

Compact and lightweight

USB interface for connecting PMW-50 as a card reader

 

Note: BP-U30, BP-U60, BP-U90 batteries not included

The PMW-RX50 mobile recorder plays and records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35Mbps, MPEG IMX and DVCAM, making it the ideal companion deck for XAVC camcorders. As the successor to the PMW-50, the PMW-RX50 has a lot of attractive features, including dual SxS memory card slots offering dual simultaneous recordings, 3G HD/SD-SDI interface and 1080 59.94/50P workflow support and conversion output from 1080/59.94P (50P) to 1080/59.94i (50i). The recorder also has XLR audio input via a removable Audio Box. DC output is also provided for the CBK-WA100 mobile network 3G / 4G / LTE / wireless LAN adaptor.


Companion deck for XAVC camcorders


Records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP at 1080/59.94, 50P.


Dual simultaneous recordings


Can record to two SxS memory cards simultaneously.


Audio Box adaptor


Provides XLR audio input.


Monitoring on tablet and file transfer via Wi-Fi


 

Supports CBK-WA100 mobile network wireless LAN adaptor.

Compact SxS portable playback/recording unit

The PMW-RX50 is a lightweight, rugged handheld recorder/player offering full portability for news and field operations. The unit is designed to be tough and insensitive to vibrations and can be operated on BP-U battery.

3.5-inch LCD panel display

The PMW-RX50 acts as a stand-alone multi format SxS viewer or desktop SNG Card feeder.

Supports Full HD XAVC recordings, plus popular HD/SD formats

The PMW-RX50 plays and records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP in exFAT mode. It records 1920 x 1080 59.94P, 50P, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 23.98P and 25P, as well as 1280 x720 59.94P and 50P. The PMW-RX50 also supports MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35Mbps, MPEG IMX and DVCAM.

Dual simultaneous recordings direct to SxS cards via HD/SD-SDI inputs

The PMW-RX50 can record to two SxS memory cards simultaneously and enables second/parallel recording with embedded 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 including XLR audio via Audio Box

The PMW-RX50 features an HD/SD-SDI interface along HDMI out, iLink interface, USB, stereo earphone and XLR audio input via a removable Audio Box.

5 assignable buttons

The PMW-RX50 has 5 assignable buttons for users to set any functions they want to use, including LCD, BRI and Display.

Monitoring on tablet and file transfer via Wi-Fi

DC output is provided for the CBK-WA100 mobile network 3G / 4G / LTE / wireless LAN adaptor.

Catalyst Browse software from Sony

Free clip management tool for both PC & Mac that supports all Sony professional formats.

Review footage on location, add metadata and review colour corrections.

 

Seamless upgrade to advanced Catalyst Prepare media preparation tool.

 
 

Specifications

General Power Requirements DC 12 V

Power Consumption Approx. 13 W

(while recording, LCD monitor On)


Approx. 22.5 W

(while recording, LCD monitor On, with CBK-WA100)

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 Approx. 1 kg (without Audio Input Adapter)

Approx. 1.2 kg (with Audio Input Adapter)

Dimensions (W x H x D) *1 124 x 86 x 237 mm

(without protrusions & Audio Input Adapter )


124 x 115 x 237 mm

(with Audio Input Adapter & without protrusions )

Recording/Playback Format (Video) [exFAT]

- XAVC-I mode: CBG, 223 Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

- XAVC-L50 mode: VBR, 50 Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

- XAVC-L35 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

- XAVC-L25 mode: VBR, 25 Mbps max, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

- HD422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL

- HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL

- DVCAM mode: DVCAM

- IMX 50 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@ML Intra

Recording/Playback Format (Video) [UDF]

- HD422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL

- HD420 mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL

- DVCAM mode: DVCAM

- IMX 50 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@ML Intra


[FAT]

- HQ mode: VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL

- SP mode: CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H14

- DVCAM mode: DVCAM

Recording/Playback Format (Audio) [exFAT]

- XAVC-I mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channel

- XAVC-L50 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channel

- XAVC-L35 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channel

- XAVC-L25 mode: LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channel

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

- IMX 50 mode: LPCM 24/16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

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


[UDF]

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

- IMX 50 mode: LPCM 24/16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

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


[FAT]

- HD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels

- SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels

Recording/Playback Time (XAVC) [XAVC-I]

Approx. 60 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card

Approx. 30 min with SBP-64AB (64 GB)/ SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card


[XAVC-L50]

Approx. 240 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card

Approx. 120 min with SBP-64AB (64 GB)/ SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card


[XAVC-L35]

Approx. 340 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card

Approx. 170 min with SBP-64AB (64 GB)/ SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card


[XAVC-L25]

Approx. 440 min with SBP-128B (128 GB) memory card

Approx. 220 min with SBP-64AB (64 GB)/ SBS-64G1A (64GB) memory card

Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD422) [UDF]

HD 422 mode:

Approx. 120 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD) [UDF]

HD 420 mode:

Approx. 180 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card


[FAT]

HQ mode:

Approx. 200 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

SP Mode:

Approx. 280 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Recording/Playback Time (MPEG IMX) [UDF]

IMX 50 mode:

Approx. 120 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Recording/Playback Time (DVCAM) [UDF]

DVCAM mode:

Approx. 220 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

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


[FAT]

DVCAM mode:

Approx. 260 min with SBP-64A/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card

Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card

Battery Operating Time Approx. 110 min with BP-U30 battery

(while recording, LCD monitor On)


Approx. 220 min with BP-U60 battery

(while recording, LCD monitor On)


Approx. 330 min with BP-U90 battery

(while recording, LCD monitor On)

Media Drive Media Type ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)

Input/Output

Input/Output 3G-SDI Input BNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

HD-SDI Input BNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

SD-SDI Input BNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

Analog Audio Input XLR-3pin (CH-1, CH-2)

LINE: +4 dBu (Reference Level)

Analog Composite Output BNC (x1)

NTSC, PAL or HD-Y

3G-SDI Output BNC (x2), 3G/HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

HD-SDI Output BNC (x2), 3G/HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

SD-SDI Output BNC (x2), 3G/HD/SD selectable

SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

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 Type-A (x1)

USB Type-miniB (x1)

DC Input (12 V)

DC jack (12 V)

DC Output (12 V)

UnReg(4-pin) for CBK-WA100

Other Equipment Built-in Display 3.5-inch type color LCD monitor: 960 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 540 (V), 16:9

Supplied Accessories

Supplied Accessories USB cable (1)

Infrared Remote Commander (1)

BC-U1 battery charger (1)

Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander) (1), Pre-installed to the IR Remote Commander

Leaflet: Before Using this Unit (1)

Shoulder strap (1)

Side spacer (1)

CD-ROM:

- Operating instructions in PDF (1)

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