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Sony PMW-200

68

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Sony PMW-200

$5,329.99
Sony PMW-200
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A good spec but only average value for money 14x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
14x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 2.7kg Aug 2012
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$500.00
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$1,800.00
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Used - Sony PMW-200 XDCAM HD422 SxS Camcorder *Only 121 HOURS*+SXS CARD+READER+BAG+PLUS (Used)
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$4,950.00
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$2,999.00
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Sony PMW-200 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony PMW-200 number 207 across all camcorders.
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
16:9, 3.5 inch color LCD
Six standard gamma settings and four hypergama settings
USB interface for connecting camcorder as card reader
HD/SD-SDI output and composite/hd-y output
High-quality four-channel audio recording
Picture cache recording
Shutter angle settings
Slow shutter function
Focus magnification for focus assistance
Slow & quick motion
Compact and lightweight
Larger than average optical sensor size
Low power consumption
UDF (professional disc compatible) or FAT (xdcam EX compatible) file format mode shooting to have similar high res files and workflows with existing professional disc and XDCAM EX camcorders
Record up to 4 hours 50 mbps MPEG hd422 in camcorder using two 64 GB sxs-1a memory cards (must be purchased separately)
Two expresscard sxs memory card slots
14x fixed zoom lens (servo/manual switchable) with unique focus ring mechanism
SD recording and playback (dvcam) standard
50 mbps MPEG hd422 recording as MXF files (udf mode only)
The vcl-ex0877 0.8x wide converter option can be used with the pmw-200 lens
Higher than average minimum aperture number
Heavier than average

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Sony PMW-200 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $5,329.99 it is in the most expensive 5% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by $1,635 (31%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony PMW-200 of £2,899.00 ($2,899.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $2,430.99.

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Features

Heavier Than Average

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the PMW-200 of 2.7kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 3% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The PMW-200's optical zoom of 14x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 52% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Sony PMW-200 of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 86% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The optical sensor sizes of video cameras range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PMW-200 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PMW-200 of 3.5" is in the largest 9% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PMW-200 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PMW-200 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony PMW-200 has a microphone in, unlike 75% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The PMW-200's maximum aperture number of 16 is in the highest 2% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22. The PMW-200's minimum aperture number of 1.9 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 31% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The PMW-200 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony PMW-200 has a handheld remote control. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Sony PMW-200 supports remote operation. 93% of camcorders do not support remote operation.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242276376, 00027242855205, 04905524889383

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