The Sony PXW X500 XDCam is a highly modular and open standards camcorder – ideal for mainstream broadcast operations.
The workhorse of our multicam set up – with fast file-based operation and outstanding picture quality, the Sony PXW X500 is the camera of choice where speed of operation is a critical requirement.
Three 2/3-inch type PowerHAD FX Full HD CCD sensors offer high sensitivity and improved S/N ratio
Powerful choice of multi codec for greater flexibility
Slow and Quick Motion function 1 fps to 120 fps at 1080 in XAVC Intra and XAVC Long* and 1 fps to 30 fps in MPEG HD422
The PXW-X500 offers a powerful Slow and Quick Motion function as an option that enables users to create elegant fast- and slow-motion footage. The PXW-X500 can capture images at frame rates selectable from 1 fps (frame per second) to 120 fps in 1080p in the XAVC codec. It offers approx. 5x slow motion at 23.98p, 4.5x slow motion at 25p and 4x slow motion at 29.97p. In MPEG HD422 codec, the camcorder offers as a standard feature the ability to capture from 1 fps to 30 fps in 1080p mode, in increments of 1 fps. (With the 50Hz mode, frame rates are selectable up to 25 fps in 1080p mode.)
* Slow & Quick Motion function for XAVC is available as an option.
Proxy recording on SD card*
1080 60i/50i proxy recording is added with firmware version 5.0 planned for release early 2017.
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