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Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the durability and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability also get good comments, but there are some mixed reviews about the viewfinder and zoom. There are some negative comments about the memory and size.

usability, portability, price, image quality, durability

battery, size, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the viewfinder and reliability. The image quality and color are also mentioned favorably, but the size and portability get less positive opinions. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

price, color, image quality, reliability, viewfinder

portability, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - optical zoom: 14 x - supported memory: SxS PRO - flash cardSony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - optical zoom: 14 x - supported memory: SxS PRO - flash card

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the price and reliability are on the whole positive. The durability and image quality also get good reviews. The zoom and portability get negative views, while there are some mixed reviews about the design.

usability, image quality, durability, reliability, price

portability, zoom

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony PMW-EX1 Professional Camcorder + AccessoriesSony PMW-EX1 Professional Camcorder + Accessories

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Like it or loathe it, the PMW-EX1 represents a turning point in the video camera industry; a gradual but indomitable shift away from the comforting familiarity of digital tape. If you're an industry professional, this is where your future will...

Unparalleled 'full' 1080p high-definition video, huge array of benefits offered by SxS Pro recording format, adjustable handgrip offers extra freedom

Technology still in its infancy, lens not interchangeable, no SD mode

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony BP-U30

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser / Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/2''

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI:No / Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SxS PRO

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:31.2cm
Height:17.6cm
Weight:2.4kg
Width:17.8cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD / High Definition
Type:Camcorder

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PMW-EX1
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony XDCAM EX

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/32 / 1/33
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.9
Max Focal Length:81.2mm
Min Focal Length:5.8mm
Optical Zoom:14
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):12.7 mm ( 1/2" ) / 12.7 mm ( 1/2 )
Optical Sensor Type:3 Exmor CMOS
Sensor Qty:3CMOS

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical

Pro Camcorder Features

Professional:Professional

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
HD Video Format:MPEG2 / MPEG4
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Media Type:Flash card
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor