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PXW-X500

Three 2/3-inch type PowerHAD FX Full HD CCD sensors XDCAM camcorder with multi-format recordings including XAVC

Highly modular and open standards camcorder ideal for mainstream broadcast operations

The PXW-X500 has three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors, offering a high sensitivity and low noise image. The camcorder gives broadcasters a high degree of flexibility, allowing you to shoot in a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including 1080 XAVC Intra frame 59.94p*, 50p*, 59.94i and 50i, as well as XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420, MPEG IMX and DVCAM. Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes, offering direct compatibility with NLEs. The camcorder also has a host of leading professional features, such as Slow & Quick Motionup to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option), wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, HyperGamma/UserGamma and many more. A wide range of connectors, including 3G/HD/SD-SDI, HDMI and USB, increase the flexibility further.
* Requires firmware version 4.0.

  • Stable and Unchanged Comfortable operation by CCD image sensors

    Newly developed technology for high frame rate shooting despite of CCD sensors while keeping the high signal-to-noise ratio and high sensitivity.

  • Records a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including XAVC

    1080 XAVC Intra frame 59.94p*, 50p*, 59.94i, 50i, 23.97p, 25p and 23.98p, as well as XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD422 and MPEG HD 420, MPEG IMX and DVCAM.
    * Requires firmware version 4.0.

  • Direct compatibility with NLEs

    Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes.

  • Slow & Quick Motion options

    Up to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option), and Up to 30 fps for MPEG HD 422 (as standard). This is realized by CCD sensors.

  • Professional features

    Includes proxy data recording functions*, user menu lock*, wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, HyperGamma, and more in addition to the variety of interfaces. The latest firmware update also gives the camera improved start-up performance and operation response.
    * Requires firmware version 4.0. 1080 60i/50i proxy recording, 256Kbps streaming and hi-res file trim and transfer functions require firmware version 5.0 planned for release early 2017.

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