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London Camera Hire


Sony's PDW 700 camera hire 

The PDW-700 will take XDCAM HD performance to a new level. It will record stunning quality HD images at up to 50Mb/s onto 50GB Dual Layer Professional Discs. The PDW-700 will have three 2/3-inch progressive CCD sensors each with full 1920 x 1080 resolution using newly developed technology. 14 bit A/D conversion, 4:2:2 sampling and recording, and advanced digital signal processing will ensure superb picture quality.


The PDW-700 will also support recording in both 1080 and 720-line formats.The PDW-700 has been designed to increase the appeal of XDCAM HD for applications such as news, European TV drama, documentary and mainstream entertainment programmes that required a high quality look.File-based acquisition onto Professional Disc, with thumbnail and proxy operation will also make the PDW-700 ideal for fast-turnaround news and live applications where speed of production is a critical requirement.

 • Three 2/3-inch Power HAD™ FX CCDs for RGB image capture, each with 2.2Mpixel resolution

 • Support for existing XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD formats

 • 4 channels of digital audio

 • Dual-layer Disc (50GB) and Single-layer Disc (23.3GB) support

 • 3.5-inch colour LCD

 • Thumbnail operation

 • Proxy recording and metadata

 • Compact and lightweight at 4.2kg (without viewfinder, lens, microphone and battery)

 • Dual HD/SD-SDI output and composite/HD-Y output

 • Built-in up-conversion to HD from SDI input when recording

 • HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080 and 720 at the camcorder output        during playback

 • Pool-feed input (HD/SD-SDI and composite) option

 • Ethernet interface

 • i.LINK interface

What's included:

Main Body

Canvas bag

2 x 64 gb Discs

Top Mic

2 x V-lock batteries


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