Sony PXW-X160 Full HD XDCAM Handheld Camcorder - Black

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The PXW-X160 three 1/3-inch type Exmor™ CMOS sensors camcorder records Full HD XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP, as well as MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps, AVCHD and DV, making it ideal for a wide range of applications from education/videography to broadcast. As the successor of HVR-Z7 and HXR-NX5, the PXW-X160 has a lot of attractive features, including dual SxS memory card slots, a G Series fixed 25x HD zoom lens with 26mm wide angle and variable ND filter, that provides four conventional mechanical 4 ND filter positions or a linear switch dial for more control in changing light conditions.

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    Camera

    Imaging Device

    3 x 1/3" type Exmor CMOS sensor

    Effective Pixels (H x V)

    1920 x 1080

    Horizontal Resolution

    1000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)

    Sensitivity

    F9 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
    F10 (typical) (1920 x 1080/50i mode)

    Minimum Illumination

    0.12lx (typical), 1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +18 dB gain, 16 frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100% video level
    0.02lx (typical), 1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +18 dB gain, 16 frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level

    S/N Ratio

    60 dB (Y) (typical)

    Gain

    -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 dB, AGC

    Gamma Curve

    Selectable

    Shutter Speed

    1/32 to 1/2000 sec
    Slow Shutter: 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 16 frames

    White Balance

    Present (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW

    Built-In ND Filters

    Clear
    1/4
    1/16
    1/64
    Linear variable ND, approx. 1/4 to 1/128

    Lens

    Type

    Fixed

    Zoom Ratio

    25x (optical), servo/manual

    Focal Length

    3.7 to 92.5 mm

    35mm Equivalent Focal Length

    26 to 650 mm

    Aperture

    f/1.6 to f/11, and closed

    Focus

    Autofocus / manual focus selectable

    Minimum Focus Distance

    Wide (Macro ON): 10 mm
    Tele (Macro ON): 800 mm

    Image Stabilizer

    ON/OFF/ACTIVE selectable, shift lens

    Filter Diameter

    82 mm

    Recording

    Video Recording Format

    XAVC-Intra
    1920x1080 59.94i: 111 Mbps max
    1920x1080 50i: 112 Mbps max
    1920x1080 29.97p: 111 Mbps max
    1920x1080 25p: 112 Mbps max
    1920x1080 23.98p: 89 Mbps max
    1280x720 59.94p: 111 Mbps max
    1280x720 50p: 112 Mbps max

    XAVC-Long
    1920x1080 59.94i, 50i: 50/35/25 Mbps max
    1920x1080 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 50/35 Mbps max
    1280x720 59.94p, 50p: 50 Mbps max

    MPEG HD422
    1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 50 Mbps max
    1280x720 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 50 Mbps max

    MPEG HD420
    1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 35Mbps max
    1440x1080 59.94i, 50i: 35 Mbps max
    1280x720 59.94p, 50p: 35Mbps max

    AVCHD
    1920x1080 59.94p, 50p: 28 Mbps max
    1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 24 Mbps max
    1280x720 59.94p, 50p: 24 Mbps max

    DVCAM
    720x480 59.94i: 25 Mbps
    720x576 50i: 25 Mbps

    Slow & Quick Motion Function

    XAVC-Intra 1920x1080: 1 to 60 frames (29.97p, 23.98p, 25p)
    XAVC-Intra 1280x720: 1 to 60 frames (59.94p, 50p)
    XAVC-Long1920x1080:1 to 60 frames (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 23.98p, 25p)
    XAVC-Long 1280x720: 1 to 120 frames (59.94p, 50p)
    HD422 1920x1080: 1 to 30 frames (29.97p, 23.98p, 25p)
    HD422 1280x720: 1 to 60 frames (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 23.98p, 25p)

    Audio Recording Format

    XAVC-Intra: LPCM 24-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels
    XAVC-Long: LPCM 24-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels
    MPEG HD422: LPCM 24-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels
    MPEG HD420 HQ: LPCM 16-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels

    AVCHD:
    LPCM 16-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels
    Dolby Digital 16-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels
    Dolby Digital Stereo Creator employed

    DVCAM: LPCM 16-bit, 48 kHz, 2 channels

    Recording Time

    XAVC-Intra:
    Approx. 120 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 60 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 30 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    XAVC-Long 50:
    Approx. 240 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 120 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 60 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    XAVC-Long 35:
    Approx. 340 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 170 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 85 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    XAVC-Long 25:
    Approx. 440 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 220 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 110 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    MPEG HD422:
    Approx. 240 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 120 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 60 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    MPEG HD420 HQ:
    Approx. 360 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 180 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 90 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    AVCHD:
    Approx. 290 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 145 minutes (32 GB memory card)
    Approx. 70 minutes (16 GB memory card)
    DVCAM:
    Approx. 440 minutes (128 GB memory card)
    Approx. 220 minutes (64 GB memory card)
    Approx. 110 minutes (32 GB memory card)

    Interface

    Audio Input

    2 x XLR 3-pin, female, LINE/MIC/MIC+48V switchable
    MIC: -50 dBu / 3 kOhms
    LINE: +4 dBu / 10 kOhms

    Audio Output

    1 x 3.5 mm

    SDI Output

    1 x 3G-SDI, BNC connector

    HDMI Output

    1 x HDMI, Type A

    Composite Output / GENLOCK-IN

    1 x BNC connector, HD-Y / HD-SYNC / composite signal / GENLOCK IN

    USB

    1 x USB 2.0, mini-B (mass-storage)
    1 x Type A (host)

    Timecode Input & Output

    1 x BNC connector

    Remote

    1 x 2.5 mm

    DC Input

    1 x DC jack

    Shoe Mounts

    1 x Multi Interface Shoe

    Headphone Output

    1 x 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack

    Built-In Microphone

    Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone

    Monitoring

    Viewfinder

    1.27 cm type color OLED
    1024 x 768 resolution
    Approx. 2.36 million dots

    LCD

    8.89 cm color LCD monitor
    Aspect ratio: 16:9
    Approx. 1.56 million dots

    Recording Media

    Slots

    2 x ExpressCard/34; supports SxS PRO+ and SxS-1 memory cards

    General

    Power Requirements

    19.5 VDC (AC Adaptor)
    14.4 VDC (battery pack)

    Power Consumption

    Approx. 19.9 W (while recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used)

    Battery Operating Time

    With battery pack BP-U90: approx. 4 hours (While recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used)

    With battery pack BP-U60: approx. 2 hours, 35 minutes (While recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used)

    With battery pack BP-U30: approx. 1 hours, 15 minutes (While recording with LCD Off, EVF On when the external device connector is not used)

    Operating Temperature

    32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

    Storage Temperature

    -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)

    Dimensions

    19.15 x 20.15 x 41.20 cm, without protrusions

    Weight

    Approx. 2.7 kg; body only
    Approx. 3.2 kg; with lens hood, eyecup, battery pack BP-U30, SxS memory card

    Essential

    • Sony PXW-X160 Full HD XDCAM Handheld Camcorder
    • Lens Hood
    • EVF Large Eyecup
    • USB Cable
    • Audio Connecting Cable
    • IR Remote Commander
    • Lithium Battery (for IR Remote Commander)
    • AC Adapter
    • BC-U1 Battery Charger
    • BP-U30 Lithium-Ion Battery
    • 2 x AC Cable
    • Shoulder Strap
    • Accessory Shoe Kit

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