Sony PDW-F800

HD XDcam Disc

£200.00/day +VAT

Sony's F800 is a traditional ENG shoulder mount camera that records to XDCam discs with a HD422, 50Mb/s Codec making it highly reliable and full HD. This camera allows you to record quickly and easily to reusable discs that are readily affordable, allowing you a ‘tape’ based workflow when required. The F800 works with all broadcast B4 lenses to provide a high quality professional image. 

£200.00/day +VAT

Camera Specification

Sensor 3-chip 2/3-type HD Power HAD FX CCDs
Mount B4 Mount
Weight (kg)

4.3 Body Only

6.0 Rigged

Firmware 2.30
Media XDCam Disc

Recording Specification

Resolution Bit Depth Bit Rate Codec FPS Dynamic Range * at base ISO

1920x1080

8Bit 50Mbps

MPEG HD 422

1-50FPS, 25p, 50i


1920x1080

8Bit 35Mbps

MPEG HD HQ

1-50FPS, 25p, 50i

1920x1080

8Bit 25Mbps

MPEG SP

1-50FPS, 25p, 50i

1920x1080

8Bit 18Mbps

MPEG LP

1-50FPS, 25p, 50i

720x576

8Bit 25Mbps

MPEG 1MX

1-50FPS, 25p, 50i

720x576

8Bit

18Mbps

DVCAM

1-50FPS, 25p, 50i

Sony PDW-F800 camera body

Camera strap

Rain cover

Sony VCT-14 plate

1 x Hawk-Woods VL-CA4 power distribution plate

4 x Hawk-Woods VL175 batteries

1 x Hawk-Woods VL-MR4T battery charger + 4pin XLR cable