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Sony PMW-300K1 XDCAM HD422

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The Sony PMW-300K1 XDCAM HD422 is a professional-level camcorder. Key features include:

  • Sony EX3 Replacement. The PMW-300 is a successor to Sony’s famous EX3; like that camera, it features a hybrid shoulder mount design and interchangeable 1/2" EX mount.
  • Key Technical Features. The camera utilizes three 1/2" Full HD 1920 × 1080 Exmor CMOS sensors and supports the 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 codec and MXF recording. It’s equipped with dual ExpressCard SxS memory card slots, and can support up to four hours of 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 recording (when using two 64GB SxS Cards not included). It supports both UDF and FAT file format modes as well.
  • Notable Modes & Features. Other functions include Slow/Quick motion playback, focus magnification, slow shutter, shutter angle settings and picture cache recording. The PMW-300 features four-channel audio recording, as well as HD/SDI and composite/HD-Y outputs. There’s six Gamma settings, four HyperGamma settings and a USB port for using the camcorder as a card reader.
Sensor
(3) 1/2" Exmor CMOS
Lens Focal Length Equivalent
31.4 – 439mm
Iris
f/1.9; auto/manual selectable
Filter Diameter
77 mm
Shutter Speed
1/32 to 1/2000 seconds
Slow Shutter
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32 and 64-frame accumulation
Video Formats
UDF Mode (HD Recording):MPEG HD422 (MPEG-2 422P@HL): CBR, 50 Mb/sMPEG HD420 (1440 × 1080, MPEG-2 MP@HL): HQ mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s)FAT Mode (HD Recording):MPEG HD420 (1920 × 1080, MPEG-2 MP@HL): HQ mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s) SP mode (CBR, 25 Mb/s)
Audio Formats
UDF Mode (HD Recording):MPEG HD422 (MPEG-2 422P@HL): 4 channels, 48 kHz, 24-bit LPCMMPEG HD420 (1440×1080, MPEG-2 MP@HL): 4 channels, 48 kHz, 16-bit LPCMFAT Mode (HD Recording):MPEG HD420 (1920 × 1080, MPEG-2 MP@HL): 2 channels, 48 kHz, 16-bit LPCM
Recording Frame Rates
59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p
Recording Media
2x slots for SxS ExpressCard/34 cards
Recording Time
UDF Mode (HD Recording): 50 Mb/s MPEG HD422: Approx. 120 min with 64 GB memory card 35 Mb/s: Approx. 180 min with 64 GB memory card FAT Mode (HD Recording): 35 Mb/s: Approx. 200 min with 64 GB memory card 25 Mb/s: Approx. 280 min with 64 GB memory card
Battery Operation Time
Approx. 240 min
I/O
1x BNC for genlock input (switchable to HD-Y / composite video output), 1.0 Vp-p, 75Ω 1x BNC for timecode input (switchable to timecode output), SMPTE-12M-2008, 0.5-1.8 Vp-p, 10kΩ 2x XLRs for audio input: 3-pin female; line, mic, mic +48 V selectable 1x BNC for HD/SD-SDI output: SMPTE 292M/259M 1x A/V multi-connector (10-pin) for audio output: -10 dBu (reference level), 47 kΩ 1x Stereo mini-jack for earphone output 1x Monitor speaker: monaural, 250 mW 1x 4-pin IEEE 1394 i.Link for HDV (HDV 1080i) / DV input/output, S400 1x USB 2.0 (device), mini-B type 1x HDMI output (type A) 1x DC jack for DC input
Dimensions (W x H x D)
10.8 × 9.4 × 15.1″
Weight (Approx)
Body Only: 4.88 lb
Specialty
Video
  • PMW-300K1 Camcorder (with Fujinon VCL-614B2X lens)
  • Battery (BP-U60)
  • Battery Charger/ AC Adapter w/ power cord (Sony BC-U1)
  • USB Cable
  • Pelican case (im2620)

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Rental Period Lenscap+ Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $82.00 $364.00 $446.00 $148.67
4 days $88.00 $390.00 $478.00 $119.50
7 days $117.00 $520.00 $637.00 $91.00
10 days $158.00 $702.00 $860.00 $86.00
14 days $205.00 $910.00 $1115.00 $79.64
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30 days $345.00 $1534.00 $1879.00 $62.63
45 days $450.00 $2002.00 $2452.00 $54.49
60 days $527.00 $2340.00 $2867.00 $47.78
90 days $679.00 $3016.00 $3695.00 $41.06
Rental Period Lenscap Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $55.00 $364.00 $419.00 $139.67
4 days $59.00 $390.00 $449.00 $112.25
7 days $78.00 $520.00 $598.00 $85.43
10 days $105.00 $702.00 $807.00 $80.70
14 days $137.00 $910.00 $1047.00 $74.79
21 days $183.00 $1222.00 $1405.00 $66.90
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45 days $300.00 $2002.00 $2302.00 $51.16
60 days $351.00 $2340.00 $2691.00 $44.85
90 days $452.00 $3016.00 $3468.00 $38.53
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $364.00 $121.33
4 days $390.00 $97.50
7 days $520.00 $74.29
10 days $702.00 $70.20
14 days $910.00 $65.00
21 days $1222.00 $58.19
30 days $1534.00 $51.13
45 days $2002.00 $44.49
60 days $2340.00 $39.00
90 days $3016.00 $33.51

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