Sony PMW-200

MPN: PMW-200  |  EAN: 4905524889383  |  Model: PMW-200

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Sony PMW-200 - PMW-200 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Camera Body with Lens
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

The Camcorder is purpose-built for long video recording sessions to capture your memories and special occasions.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony PMW-200 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.


Video Scenarios

The Sony PMW-200, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony PMW-200 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.40 x 4.80 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Sony's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the PMW-200 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony PMW-200 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the PMW-200 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the PMW-200 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.40 x 4.80 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony PMW-200 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the PMW-200 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the PMW-200 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Sony PMW-200 - PMW-200 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Shoulder camcorder
Camera Type Camcorder
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Range (F-F) 1.9-16
Minimum Illumination 0.12 lx
White Balance Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Auto Focus Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto, Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 1/32 - 1/2000 s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 1/32 s
Camcorder Media Type Memory Stick, SD, SxS-1, SxS Pro, XDQ
Capture Modes HQ, SP
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Recording Format UDF / FAT
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Speakers 1
Supported Video Modes 1080p
Video Formats Supported MPEG HD422
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5 mm
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Port - Size XLR
XLR In Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 77 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 31.4 - 439 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 5.8 - 81.2 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 16
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 439 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.9
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 31.4 mm
Optical Zoom 14 x
Camcorder Tape Type DVCAM
Compatible Memory Cards SxS Pro, SxS-1
Disc Types Supported N
ExpressCard Slot Yes
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 16:9
Display Diagonal 3.5
Display Resolution 852 x 480 pixels
Flip-out Screen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.45 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1/2
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.40 x 4.80 mm
Optical Sensor Size 1/2 "
Sensor Type CMOS
Technical Details
Remotely Operated Yes
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
Power Consumption (typical) 14 W
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
Composite Video Out 1
DC-in Jack Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports 1
HDMI Connector Type A
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
Interface HD/SD-SDI, HDMI, i.LINK
USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Type Mini-usb
USB Version 2.0
Battery Type BP-U30 / BP-U60 / BP-U90
Power Requirements DC 12 V
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included AV, USB
Hand Strap Yes
Handheld Remote Control Yes
Lens Hood Yes
Warranty Card Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 317 mm
Height 164 mm
Weight 2700 g
Width 172 mm
Memory Slots 2