Used Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 camcorderUsed Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 camcorder

Used Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 camcorder

This Used Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 camcorder is in a good condition and in full working order as well it comes with 3 months warranty.

£1,250.00 exc. VAT


SKU: PDW-700 Categories: , Tag:

Please note this is an Used Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 camcorder. ES Broadcast carefully tests all used equipment prior to sale, and offers a three-month warranty. Images shown are for illustrative purposes only and may not be of the specific model offered for sale. Accurate pictures of this model are available on request.

Sony PDW-700 is a 2/3″ high definition shoulder mount camcorder, recording XDCAM HD in 4:2:2 colour space.

Sony PDW-700 features three newly developed 2/3″ progressive Power HAD FX CCDs at 1920 x 1080 resolution and advanced digital signal processing. This camcorder can record high quality HD images at up to 50Mb/s onto 50GB Dual Layer Professional Discs.

The Sony PDW-700 offers a wide choice of video formats for both frame rates and scanning mode. Including 59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, and 25P in a resolution of 1920 x 1080, and 59.94P and 50P in 1280 x 720. A recording and playback capability in 23.98P is also available using optional software. Camcorder records uncompressed four-channel, 24-bit audio. It is also equipped with a range of audio interfaces.

Features of the PDW-700:

  • 2/3″ type Three HD Power HAD FX CCDs
  • Wide Choice of Video Formats: Interlace and Progressive
  • Supported Recording Formats – HD/SD and Interlace/Progressive
  • 14-bit A/D Conversion
  • High-quality 4 Channel 24-bit Audio Recording
  • Shock and Dust-resistant Disc Drive
  • Picture Cache Recording


Approx. 4.3 kg (body)
Approx. 9 lb 8 oz (body)
Approx. 6.0 kg (with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
Approx. 13 lb 4 oz (with VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1
124 x 269 x 332 mm (excluding protrusions, body only)
5 x 10 5/8 x 13 1/8 inches (excluding protrusions, body only)
Power Requirements
DC 12 V +5.0 V/-1.0 V
Power Consumption
Approx. 40 W (while recording, without options, color LCD on)
Approx. 44 W (while recording, with viewfinder, color LCD on, manual lens, microphone)
Operating Temperature
-5°C to +40°C
23°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature
-20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
10% to 90% (relative humidity)
Continuous Operating Time
Approx. 120 min with BP-GL95 battery
Recording Format (Video)
MPEG HD422 (CBR: 50 Mbps)
– HQ mode (VBR, 35 Mbps max.)
– SP mode (CBR, 25 Mbps),
– LP mode (VBR, 18 Mbps max.) (playback only)
MPEG IMX (CBR, 50/40/30 Mbps)
DVCAM (CBR, 25 Mbps)
Recording Format (Audio)
MPEG HD422: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
MPEG HD: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
MPEG IMX: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz or 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
Recording Format (Proxy Video)
Recording Format (Proxy Audio)
A-law (4 ch/8 bits/8 kHz)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD422)
50 Mbps: Approx. 95 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG HD)
35 Mbps, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min (PFD23A)
35 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 150 min (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min (PFD23A)
25 Mbps, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min (PFD23A)
25 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): Approx. 200 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min (PFD23A)
18 Mbps, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min (PFD23A)
18 Mbps, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 265 min (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (MPEG IMX)
With CBKZ-MD01;
50 Mbps: Approx. 100 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min (PFD23A)
40 Mbps: Approx. 120 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 55 min (PFD23A)
30 Mbps: Approx. 150 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min (PFD23A)
Recording/Playback Time (DVCAM)
With CBKZ-MD01;
25 Mbps: Approx. 185 min (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min (PFD23A)


Lens Mount
2/3-inch type 48 bayonet mount


Genlock Input
BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω *2
Timecode Input
BNC (x1), 0.5 Vp-p to 18 Vp-p, 10 kΩ
SDI Input
With CBK-HD01, BNC (x1)
HD/SD switchable;
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio)
Audio Input
CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), Line/Mic/Mic +48V/AES/EBU selectable
Mic Input
XLR-type 5-pin (female, stereo) (x1)
Test Output
BNC (x1), switchable;
SD: composite (character on/off)
SDI Output
BNC (x2)
1 (HD/SD switchable);
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (with embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (with embedded audio)
2 (HD/SD switchable, character on/off);
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (with embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (with embedded audio)
Audio Output
CH-1/CH-2: XLR-type 5-pin (male, stereo) (x1)
Timecode Output
BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω
Earphone Output
Mini-jack (x2); front: monaural, rear: stereo/monaural
Speaker Output
DC Input
XLR-type 4-pin (male) (x1), 11 V to 17 V
DC Output
4-pin (x1) (for wireless microphone receiver), 11 V to 17 V DC (MAX 0.5 A)
2-pin, DC 12 V, max. 50 W
Camera Adaptor
50-pin (x1)
IEEE 1394, 6-pin (x1), File Access Mode *3
Memory Stick
(x1) for camera setup files
RJ-45 (x1), 100BASE-TX: IEEE 802.3u, 10BASE-T: IEEE 802.3
(x1 for version-up)

Audio Performance

Frequency Response
20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB
Dynamic Range
More than 93 dB
Less than 0.08% (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Less than -70 dB (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Wow and Flutter
Below measurable limit
12/16/18/20 dB (selectable)

Camera Section

3-chip 2/3-type HD Power HAD FX CCDs
Effective Picture Elements
1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System
F1.4 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters
1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
Shutter Speed (Time)
59.94i: 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000. 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5
50i: 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5
25p: 1/33, 1/50, 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, ECS *4 , SLS *5
Shutter Speed (Slow Shutter (SLS))
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16-frame accumulation *6
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance)
59.94i: F11
50i: F12 (typical)
Minimum Illumination
Approx. 0.016 lx (F1.4 lens, +42 dB, with 16-frame accumulation)
White Balance
Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain Selection
-6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42 dB
Smear Level
-135 dB (typical)
S/N Ratio
59 dB (54 dB w/o NS)
Horizontal Resolution
1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Less than 0.02%
Modulation Depth
45% or more at 27.5 MHz (typical)



Other Equipment

Built-in LCD Monitor
3.5-inch type color LCD monitor *7