Sony is pleased to announce the introduction of the new PMW-320 XDCAM EX Camcorder. This new ½” shoulder mount camcorder joins the award-winning XDCAM EX product family of professional Solid State Recording acquisition tools. This new camcorder inherits all of the advanced creative recording features of the successful PMW-EX1, PMW-EX1R, PMW-EX3 and the PMW-350 camcorders, and also offers several enhancements such as improved low light capability as well as SD recording as a standard feature. Similar to the PMW-350, the PMW-320 supports multiple frame rate recording such as 59.94i, 50i, and native 23.98P and 25P as well as being 1080i/720P switchable. There is also a choice of a 35Mb/s High Quality mode, 25Mb/s HDV 1080i compatible mode, as well as 25Mb/s Standard Definition DVCAM recording. Twin memory card slots support up to 280 minutes HD recording time using two 32GB SxS memory cards. The PMW-320K is supplied with a Fujinon 16x zoom lens and has a standard ½”-type double hot shoe bayonet lens mount, allowing the user to install any of the various compatible ½” HD lenses available from their choice of suppliers.
The PMW-320KCE is identical to the PMW-320K with the CBK-CE01 optional interface pre-installed. The CBK-CE01 is required to interface to the XDCA-55, as well as to activate the 2x Extender function.