Sony PDW-F800

    Rates
  • Daily$650.00
  • Weekly $1,950.00
  • Weekend $975.00

For longer periods,please contact us at rentals@fusioncine.com

Rental Rules & Information

Rental Rate Day Charge Schedule

  • 1 Day Rental = 1 Day Charge
  • 1 to 3 Day Rental = Charge for each day (3 Day Charge)
  • 3 to 7 Day Rental = 3 Day Charge
  • Weekend (Saturday / Sunday) = 1.5 Day Charge
  • Month Rental (28 Days) = 10 Day Charge

Equipment Pick Up and Drop Off Times

Equipment pick up – Equipment will be ready the day before the rental date between 4pm and 6pm (Monday to Friday) or at the time of opening the day of the rental (8am)

Equipment Return – Equipment must be returned between 8am and 10am the day following the rental date (Monday to Friday) or the Monday following a weekend.

If pick up or drop off times are outside of these hours them additional charges may apply.

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Please note that we rent equipment across Canada, but currently only facilitate rentals out of our Vancouver location, so rentals outside of this area may require additional shipping time.

Total Cost per day: $

The PDW-F800 camcorder is the newest member of the XDCAM family. It offers multi-format recording flexibility as standard - including SD recording and a frame rate of 23.98P in 1080 mode. It is equipped with three 2/3-inch type CCDs and a “Power HAD FX” progressive CCD with 1920 x 1080 effective pixels.

Stunning-quality HD images can be captured by this high-resolution CCD and advanced digital signal. On top of the exceptional technology, the PDW-F800 offers very high quality HD recording at a data rate of up to 50Mbps using the MPEG-2 4:2:2P@HL compression.

It also provides multi-format recording flexibility including 1080i, 720P and SD, which comes with HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080i and 720P. With features such as Slow & Quick Motion (over-crank and under-crank recording) make the PDW-F800 ideal for cinema and TV drama productions, as wel as ENG applications. The Sony XDCAM HD422 series of Optical Disc products have 7 years "Powertrain" Warranty for its laser block. This "Powertrain" Warranty is unprecedented for Sony and demonstrates the confidence Sony has in its XDCAM products.

Features

  • Three 2/3-inch type CCDs
  • 24P format for HD422/420(1080i) and SD formats (DVCAM, MPEG IMX) are supported as standard
  • Slow & Quick motion
  • High-quality four-channel audio recording
  • Compact and lightweight at 9 lb 4 oz
  • Dual HD/SD-SDI outputs and composite/HD-Y output
  • Pool-feed input (HD/SD-SDI and composite) option
  • Ethernet interface
  • i.LINK interface
  • HD422 50Mbps
  • DL & SL Disc Recording
  • 7 years "Powertrain" Warranty for XDCAM laser block
  • 1080i / 720P support for HD 422 and 420
  • Image Inverter
  • Focus Assist
General Specifications
Detail
Mass
Approx. 4.3 kg (9 lb 8 oz) (body)
Approx. 6.0 kg (13 lb 4 oz) (w/ VF, Mic, Disc, BP-GL95 battery)
Power Requirements
DC 12 V +5.0 V/-1.0 V
Power Consumption Approx. 40 W (while recording, w/o options, color LCD On)
Approx. 44 W (while recording, w/viewfinder, color LCD On, manual lens, microphone)
Operating Temperature -5 to +40 °C (+23 to +104 °F)
StorageTemperature -20 to +60 °C (-4 to +140 °F)
Humidity 10 to 90% (relative humidity)
Continuous Operating Time Approx. 120 min. w/BP-GL95 battery
Video Recording Format MPEG HD422 (MPEG-2 422P@HL) (CBR: 50 Mb/s)
MPEG HD (MPEG-2 MP@HL):
HQ mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s)
SP mode (CBR, 25 Mb/s)
LP mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 18 Mb/s) - playback only
MPEG IMX (MPEG-2 422P@ML) (50/40/30 Mb/s)
DVCAM (CBR, 25 Mb/s)
Proxy Video MPEG-4
Audio Recording MPEG HD422: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
MPEG HD: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
MPEG IMX: (4ch, 16-bit or 24-bit, 48 kHz)
DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
Audio Proxy A-law (2 ch/4 ch, 8 bit, 8 kHz)
Recording Media 23GB Optical Disc model PFD23A
50GB Optical Disc model PFD50DLA
Recording Frame Rate NTSC model

MPEG HD422 mode:
1920 X 1080/59.94i/29.97p
1280 x 720/59.94P
MPEG HD mode:
1440 x 1080/59.94i/29.97p
1280 x 720/59.94P
MPEG IMX: 59.94i
DVCAM: 59.94i

Recording Frame Rate PAL model MPEG HD422:
1920 x 1080/50i, 25P
1280 x 720/50P
MPEG HD: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25P
1280 x 720/50P
MPEG IMX: 50i
DVCAM: 50i
Recording/Playback time MPEG HD422:
50 Mb/s: Approx. 95 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min. (PFD23A)
MPEG HD:
35 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min. (PFD23A)
35 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 150 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min. (PFD23A)
25 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)
25 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): Approx. 200 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min. (PFD23A)
18 Mb/s, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min. (PFD23A)
18 Mb/s, 2-ch audio: More than 265 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min. (PFD23A)
MPEG IMX (Option: CBKZ-MD01):
50 Mb/s: Approx. 100 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min. (PFD23A)
40 Mb/s: Approx. 120 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 55 min. (PFD23A)
30 Mb/s: Approx. 150 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min. (PFD23A)
DVCAM (Option: CBKZ-MD01):
25 Mb/s: Approx. 185 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)
Inputs/Outputs Specifications
Detail
Genlock In
BNC x1, 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω
TC IN BNC x1, 0.5 to 18 Vp-p, 10 kΩ
SDI IN BNC x 1
(HD/SD switchable)
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio)
Audio In CH-1/CH-2: XLR 3-pin (female) x 2, line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
AES/EBU Input CH-1/CH-2: XLR 3-pin (female) x 2, AES/EBU selectable
MIC In XLR 5-pin (female, stereo) x 1
Test Out BNC x 1
(switchable)
HD Y/SD composite
SD composite (character On/Off)
SDI Out BNC x 2
1 (HD/SD switchable)
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio)
2 (HD/SD switchable, character On/Off)
HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio)
Audio Out CH-1/CH-2: XLR 5-pin (male, stereo) x 1
TC Out BNC x 1, 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω
Earphone Mini-jack x 2 (front: monaural, rear: stereo/monaural)
Monitor Speaker YES
DC In XLR 4-pin (male) x 1, 11 to 17 V
DC Out 4-pin (Female) (for wireless microphone receiver), 11 to 17 V DC, MAX. 500 mA
Lens Connector 12-pin
Remote 8-pin
Light 2-pin, DC 12 V, max. 50 W
Camera Adaptor 50-pin
i.Link IEEE 1394, 6 pin x 1, File Access Mode
Memory Stick x 1 (for camera setup files)
Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 x 1, 100Base-Tx: IEEE802.3u, 10Base-T: IEEE802.3
USB x 1 (for version-up)
Audio Performance Specifications
Detail
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5/-1.0 dB
Dynamic Range More than 93 dB
Distortion Less than 0.08% (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Crosstalk
Less than -70 dB (at 1 kHz, reference level)
Wow & Flutter
Below measurable limit
Headroom
N20/18/16/12 dB (selectable)
Camera Section Specifications
Detail
Pickup Device 3-chip 2/3-inch type HD Power HAD FX CCDs
Effective Picture Elements 1920(H) x 1080(V)
Optical System F1.4 prism
Built-In Optical Filters 1: Clear, 2: 1/4ND, 3: 1/16ND, 4: 1/64ND
A: CROSS, B: 3200K, C: 4300K, D: 6300K
Shutter Speed (Time) 59.94i: 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500 ,1/1000, 1/2000
50i: 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000
25p: 1/33, 1/50, 1/100, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000
Slow Shutter 1- to 8- and 16-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function 23.98p/30p
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) F11 @ 59.94i, F12 @ 50i (typical)
Minimum Illumination Approx. 0.016 lx (F1.4 lens, +42 dB, with 16-frame accumulation)
Gain Selection -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36

  • 2/3" XDCAM 4:2:2 HD 50Mbps DL Production Camera
  • 2-inch Type HD B/W CRT Viewfinder
  • Eye cup for HDVF20A ENG HD Viewfinder Black/White
  • B4 Port Cap for Sony ENG Camera
  • Toe Plate for Sony ENG Camera
  • Stereo Short Shotgun Microphone for XDCAM/Screen ASSY Window
  • Rubber Microphone Spacer
  • 1 ft 5 pin XLR Cable
  • Maxi Camcorder Case
  • 4-way Charger, V-Lock (CSA Approved)
  • 92Wh+92Wh Split-Style V-lock Battery/AC/OSHA Cable
  • Tripod Adaptor

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