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Sony PMW100

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Sony PMW100

Sony PMW100
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A good spec but 6 year old 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 1.4kg Jul 2012
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Sony PMW100 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony PMW100 number 486 across all camcorders.
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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:
Larger than average display diagonal
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 at under 4 lbs
Has an image stabilizer
Low power consumption
NightShot function
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
10x fixed zoom lens (f= 5.4 - 54 mm) (servo/manual switchable)
SD recording and playback (dvcam) standard
50 mbps MPEG hd422 recording as MXF files (udf mode only)
The vcl-hg0737k 0.8x wide converter option can be used with the pmw-100 lens
Heavier than average

Sony PMW100 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Optical Sensor Size

The Sony PMW100's optical sensor size of 0.333" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 44% of all camcorders when ordered 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 commonly found resolution on video cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony PMW100 of 10x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 37% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The Sony PMW100's weight of 1.4kg is heavier than 87% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PMW100 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony PMW100 of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 84% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PMW100 has an interchangeable lens. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Full HD

The Sony PMW100 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pmw100c1

Barcodes:

00027242850699, 04905524874198

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