Sony VJBK2THX200 Video Journalist Backpack with Trolley

Sony VJBK2THX200 Video Journalist Backpack with Trolley

Sony VJBK2THX200 Video Journalist Backpack with Trolley

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Product Highlights

  • Turnkey Solution for Video Journalists
  • PXW-X200 XDCAM Camcorder
  • Wireless Lavalier Microphone System
  • Omni-Direction Handheld Microphone
  • MDR-7506 Headphones
  • On-Camera LED Light
  • Tripod with Fluid Head
  • Xperia Tablet
  • Sony Vegas Pro 13 Edit
  • Backpack with Trolley
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Sony PXW-X200 Overview

  • 1Description

The Sony VJBK2THX200 Video Journalist Backpack with Trolley is a turnkey solution for professional and aspiring video journalists. Packaged in a backpack designed for protection and storage of your gear, the comes includes the compact PXW-X200 1080p handheld camcorder, full wireless microphone system, professional monitor headphones, on-camera LED light, tripod with fluid head, Xperia tablet, and supporting cables and accessories. For added convenience, a detachable trolley system is also included that can be used with the backpack or other cases.

  • PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder

    The Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder is the successor to Sony's PMW-200, featuring three 1/2" Exmor CMOS sensors with higher sensitivity and improved signal-to-noise ratio. It records up to 1080p60 video using the efficient XAVC Intra and Long GOP codecs with 4:2:2 10-bit sampling. To fit into existing workflows, MPEG HD422, HD420, and DV recording options are available. The camcorder is equipped with a 17x Fujinon zoom lens with a 35mm equivalent focal range of 29.3-498.7mm. The lens has independent focus, zoom, and iris control rings with hard stops, offering full manual control.

    Physically, the PXW-X200 is nearly identical to the PMW-200, featuring the same compact handheld form factor. Dual SxS media card slots support exFAT, FAT, and UDF file format modes, and supports simultaneous recording to two cards, for instant data redundancy and backup. The camcorder provides four-channel audio recording, as well as 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs for video monitoring. Additional features include a Multi-Interface (MI) shoe, a cache recording feature, and slow and quick motion options from 1 to 60 fps. Footage can be monitored using the 0.45" EVF or the 3.5" QHD (960x540) resolution LCD panel.

    Included with the camcorder is a wireless LAN module. Once attached, the module allows you to connect via Wi-Fi with your mobile device for remote control, file transfer, and monitoring. NFC (Near Field Communication) is also supported for easy, one-touch linking to compatible devices.

    Three 1/2" Exmor CMOS Sensors
    The PXW-X200 incorporates three 1/2" type Exmor CMOS sensors that produce Full HD resolution (1920×1080) without pixel interpolation. Each image sensor boasts 2.07 million effective pixels, and, combined with Sony's digital signal processing, achieve a wide dynamic range, low noise (S/N ratio of 58dB), and high sensitivity of F12 at 1080/59.94i and F13 at 1080/50i.
    17x Zoom Lens with Manual Control Rings
    The 17x zoom lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal length range of 29.3mm to 499mm. This makes the lens versatile enough to handle a wide range of shooting situations from wide-angle to telephoto. Independent manual, zoom, and focus rings with end-stop and iris control are provided, and a slide mechanism on the focus ring enables easy switching between auto and manual focusing. The focus indicator can be displayed even when focusing manually.
    Multi-Format Recording
    The camcorder offers multi-format support to fit into different shooting applications and workflows. It efficiently compresses Full HD (1920×1080) resolution images using MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, and records XAVC using 4:2:2 10-bit sampling. In XAVC, the user can select Intra-frame compression at a maximum of 112 Mbps or high-efficiency Long GOP compression at 50/35/25 Mbps. In addition to XAVC, the PXW-X200 also records in MPEG HD422 (50 Mbps), MPEG HD420 (35/25 Mbps), MPEG IMX (50 Mbps), and DV (25 Mbps) formats, for fitting into existing workflows. Four channels of 24-bit 48 kHz LPCM audio are recorded in XAVC and MPEG HD422, while four channels of 16-bit 48 kHz LPCM are recorded in MPEG HD420.
    Slow & Quick Motion
    The recording frame rate can be selected from 1 fps up to 60 fps in both 1080p and 720p format to create slow or quick motion images.
    3.5" Type QHD (960x540) LCD Panel
    The camcorder features a large, easy-to-read 3.5" type QHD color LCD panel which helps you frame and focus your shots. The LCD panel also displays a range of information and camera settings, in addition to menu navigation.
    Recording Media
    The PXW-X200 features dual SxS memory card slots compatible with SxS PRO+, SxS PRO, and SxS-1 cards. These SxS memory cards boast high-speed data transfer, which accelerates the video production workflow. By combining the PXW-X200 with SxS memory cards, users can access a salvage function to restore content if a file is damaged by power loss or memory card disconnection during recording. You can also use XQD cards, Memory Sticks, and SDHC cards when used with optional adapters. An SD/SDHC card slot is provided for Proxy file recording.
    Simultaneous Recording
    With two SxS memory cards, you can activate the Simultaneous Recording function to record content onto both cards for immediate backup copies.
    Continuous Recording
    By activating the Continuous Recording function, multiple clips can be recorded as a single clip, which makes it easy to ingest the file to your editing system.
    Cache Recording
    Once Cache Recording is activated, the PXW-X200 continuously streams audio and video into its internal memory. When the REC start/stop button is pressed, content buffered in the camcorder's memory is recorded onto the memory card at the start of the recording clip. The caching period can be set at up to 15 seconds. This feature is especially useful in news gathering situations, when capturing spontaneous moments is crucial.
    SDI, HDMI, and i.Link
    The SDI connector lets you interface with professional video equipment. It is switchable from SD, HD, and 3G-SDI signals, outputting 1080p 59.94/50, 1080i 59.94/50, 720p 59.94/50, or SD resolutions. A 1080i 59.94/50 signal can be output for monitoring while the camcorder is set to 1080p 59.94/50. The PXW-X200 can also be connected via HDMI to HD displays for monitoring. An i.LINK connector is also provided which can be used for HDV when SP 1440 (FAT) made is selected and for DV when DVCAM (FAT) mode is selected.
    Wireless Streaming and File Transfer
    The PXW-X200 comes equipped with wireless functions including one-touch NFC capability. By attaching the included IFU-WLM3 wireless module, remote control and monitoring functions can be performed from a tablet or smartphone using the Content Browser app. By connecting with internet routers, proxy or high-resolution files can be transferred to a cloud server to begin the editing process even while the location shoot is still in progress. The camcorder will also have streaming capabilities through a future firmware upgrade and the use of an optional LTE USB module.
    Additional Features
    • Multi-Interface shoe for compatibility with optional accessories
    • GPS data recording as metadata (via future firmware upgrade)
    • Picture Profile function (Gamma, Matrix, etc.)
    • Genlock In, Time Code In/Out for multi-camera shoots
    • Focus Assist functions (Color Peaking, MF Assist, One-push AF, Focus Magnification)
  • UWP-D11 Integrated Digital Wireless Bodypack Lavalier Microphone System (UHF Channels 30/36 and 38/41: 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz)

    The 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz version of the Sony UWP-D11 Integrated Digital Wireless Bodypack Lavalier Microphone System features all-metal construction, easy to read LCD displays, a wide switching RF bandwidth, USB power and charging, automatic channel scanning, infrared synchronization between transmitter and receiver, Mic/Line switchable input on the bodypack transmitter, a true diversity receiver, PLL-synthesized tuning, a headphone output on the receiver, output gain controls on the receiver for optimizing the input level into a camera, and digital companding circuitry. The package is suitable for a wide range of wireless applications such as ENG, documentary work, talk shows, conferences, and more.

    The system is referred to as integrated digital because the transmitter and receiver utilize DSP for digital companding and expanding of the transmission signal. Performing the companding and expanding processes in the digital domain improves the accuracy and transient response of the received audio.

    The camera-mountable receiver features true-diversity technology which stabilizes reception and minimizes RF interference by using dual antenna input/reception circuits and selecting the strongest incoming signal. The angle of the antennas is also adjustable to improve reception when the receiver is mounted on top of a camera or camcorder. The system utilizes UHF Phase Locked Loop (PLL) synthesis to lock the phase of the transmission frequency between transmitter and receiver. The receiver can automatically search for an available transmission frequency and link the desired frequency to the transmitter via infrared connection.

    A stereo mini-jack output with monitor volume control is included and both stereo mini and stereo XLR cables are provided. The unit also includes a headphone monitor output for use with cameras and camcorders that don't have a monitor output. An LCD display provides channel and frequency information, battery life, RF-input level, audio-output status and accumulated operating time.

    For power, the receiver operates on two AA batteries for up to 6 hours, or on 5 VDC of USB power over a USB micro B cable. The USB connection can also be used to recharge Ni-MH rechargeable batteries within the battery cartridge. The receiver's compact design and included shoe-mount adapter allows easy mounting to most camcorders and interchangeable lens system cameras.

    The improved bodypack transmitter features a mic- and line-level switch for standard wired microphone or line-level sources. Selectable transmission output power provides a choice between 5mW output, which is suitable for simultaneous multi-channel operation, or 30mW output for long distance transmission.

    The transmitter can operate for up to 8 hours on two AA-size alkaline batteries, be powered or recharged via USB micro B connection, and features a comprehensive LCD display.

    The system comes with an omnidirectional lavalier microphone, a windscreen for the microphone, a microphone holder clip, two belt clips, a shoe-mount adapter, a 3-pin mini to mini stereo cable, and a 3-pin mini to XLR cable. Optional accessories such as a battery case and soft case for the receiver are sold separately.

    Digital Companding
    Utilizes analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converter stages so that the transmission signal can be digitally companded by the transmitter and digitally expanded by the receiver for improved audio transient response
    Automatic Channel Scanning
    Scans for available transmission channels and then syncs the transmitter to the receiver via infrared
    Frequency Coverage
    Provides up to 66 MHz of transmission bandwidth
    UWP Series / WL-800 Series Compatibility
    Enables cross-compatibility between the UWP-D transmitter with a UWP Series or WL-800 Series receiver or UWP Series or WL-800 Series transmitter with a UWP-D receiver
    Headphone Output
    Enables direct monitoring of receiver via headphones, especially useful for cameras that lack a monitor output
    USB Power Options
    Supports USB powering and USB charging of internal Ni-MH rechargeable batteries placed in the battery cartridge
    Output Level Control
    Controls the receiver's output level with ±12 dB adjustments for optimizing the input level into the camera
    UHF Phase Locked Loop (PLL) Synthesized Frequencies
    Provides stable transmission and reception by generating a transmission frequency and locking the phase of the transmission signal to the incoming signal of the receiver
    True Diversity Reception
    Utilizes dual antenna reception circuits and selects the stronger incoming signal to reduce drop-outs
    Tone Squelch Circuitry
    Transmits a pilot-tone signal with the audio signal and only outputs the audio signal if the pilot tone is present to reduce RF interference from other sources
    Mic and Line Input Switch
    Enables switching between microphone- and line-level inputs
    Simultaneous Multi-Channel Operation
    Stores the most stable interference-free transmission frequencies to internal memory for rapid setup and switching between frequency groups
    Selectable RF Output
    Allows selection between 5mW output power and 30mW output. 5mW is suitable for indoor, simultaneous multi-channel operation while 30mW is intended for outdoor, long-range use
    Visual Display
    Both transmitter and receiver feature a comprehensive LED display providing channel and frequency information, battery life, total usage time and more
    Improved All-Metal Construction
    The transmitters and receiver feature metal construction for durability
    UPC: 027242873841
  • F112 ENG Microphone

    The Sony F112 is a professional, omnidirectional microphone designed for Electronic New Gathering (ENG) applications. The F112's frequency response and sensitivity are optimized for accurate reproduction of vocals, accentuating the range that enhances clarity while reducing residual noise. The omnidirectional pattern results in minimal noise from wind, with even signal reproduction at the sides and direct sections of the capsule. This is particularly useful while vying for the best possible microphone placement in awkward, crowded environments. The extra-long shaft allows plenty of room for radio and TV flags, and the rugged enclosure is durable enough to withstand frequent use on location.

    Enhanced Sound Quality
    The F112 delivers a high sensitivity of -54 dB (0 dB=1 V/Pa.), allowing clear voice pickup from any direction.
    Wide Frequency Response
    The F112 has a flat-and-wide frequency response (60 Hz to 17 kHz), which provides smooth and natural sound reproduction.
    Omnidirectional Pattern
    The omnidirectional polar pattern maintains an even frequency response at off-axis and direct sections of the microphone capsule.
    Rugged Design
    The body is made of metal, offering a high level of durability to withstand severe conditions encountered in demanding sound pickup scenarios.
  • MDR-7506 Headphones

    The MDR-7506 is a staple within the recording, film and live arenas. Due to its low impedance and closed ear design, the headphone does an outstanding job of cutting down background noise while providing plenty of volume in the studio or in the field. Additionally, the closed design helps eliminate "headphone bleed" when overdubbing in the studio.

    The MDR-7506 is an around-the-ear design and is ideal for use with MIDI workstations, camcorders or other equipment with less than powerful headphone amplification. The headphone has a foldable design, making it convenient to store or transport, and its coiled cable allows it to stretch and spring back into place whenever you need a bit more reach.

    Circumaural closed-back stereo headphone ideal for use in professional applications
    40mm diameter drive units deliver deeper bass, lower distortion and wider dynamic range
    Neodymium magnets for maximum energy and minimum size
    Compact, foldable design
    Coiled cable allows for better mobility, and reach, while also preventing snags from tugging the headphones right off your ears
    OFC cable and gold plated Unimatch plug provides both 1/8" mini-jack and 1/4"TRS phono connectivity
    UPC: 027242682252
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Lens Hood
  • EVF Large Eyecup
  • Infrared Remote Commander with CR2025 Lithium Battery
  • Wireless LAN USB Module (IFU-WLM3) for Sony VPL-E200 Series Projectors
  • Accessory Shoe Kit
  • BP-U30 Lithium-Ion Battery
  • BC-U1 Battery Charger
  • Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • Audio Connecting Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CR2032 Lithium Battery for Data Backup (Pre-Installed in Camcorder)
  • CR-ROM with Operating Instructions
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • URX-P03 Camera-Mount Receiver (UHF Channels 30/36 and 38/41: 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz)
  • UTX-B03 Integrated Digital Wireless Bodypack Transmitter with Lavalier Microphone (UHF Channels 30/36 and 38/41: 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz)
  • ECM-V1BMP Electret Condenser Lavalier Microphone for UWP Transmitters
  • Microphone Holder Clip
  • Microphone Windscreen
  • 2 x Belt Clip
  • Shoe-Mount Adapter (Receiver)
  • 1/8" (3.5mm) Mini to Mini Output Cable
  • 1/8" (3.5mm) Mini to XLR Output Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Soft Case
  • 1/4" Adapter
  • Limited 90-Day Warranty

Also Includes

  • On-Camera LED Light
  • Tripod
  • Sony Xperia Tablet
  • Vegas Pro 13 Edit
  • Lens Cleaning Kit
  • Backpack
  • Backpack Trolley
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder
    Imaging
    Image Sensor 3-Chip 1/2" CMOS Sensor
    Effective Sensor Resolution 1920 x 1080 (2.07 MP)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 58 dB
    Lens
    Focal Length 5.6 to 95.2mm
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29.3 to 499mm
    Optical Zoom Ratio 17x
    Maximum Aperture f/1 to 9
    Minimum Aperture f/16
    Filter Size 77 mm
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Camera
    Shutter Speed 1/1/32 to 1/1/2000 sec
    Built-In Microphone Type Stereo
    Recording Media 2 x SxS Card Slots
    1 x SDHC Card Slot
    Recording
    Broadcast System Compatibility NTSC
    Recording Modes XAVC-I:
    1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (89 to 112 Mb/s) 
    1280 x 720p at 50/59.94 fps (112 Mb/s) 
    XAVC-L:
    1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps (25 to 50 Mb/s) 
    1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (35 to 50 Mb/s) 
    1280 x 720p at 50/59.94 fps (50 Mb/s) 
    MPEG2 4:2:2:
    1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps (50 Mb/s) 
    1280 x 720p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (50 Mb/s) 
    AVCHD:
    1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps (24 to 28 Mb/s) 
    Variable Frame Rates 1080p: 1 to 30 fps
    1080p: 60 fps
    720p: 1 to 60 fps
    Audio Recording 4-Channel 24-Bit 48 kHz
    Interfaces
    Video Connectors 1 x BNC (Composite) Output
    1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRRS A/V Output
    1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
    1 x HDMI Output
    Audio Connectors 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Headphone Output
    2 x 3-Pin XLR Input
    Other I/O 1 x USB Mini-B 
    1 x BNC Genlock Input
    1 x 4-Pin FireWire 
    1 x 8-Pin Hirose Control 
    1 x BNC Timecode Input/Output
    Display
    Display Type LCD
    Screen Size 3.5"
    Screen Resolution 960 x 540
    EVF
    Screen Size .45"
    EVF Resolution 960 x 540
    Power
    Power Connectors 1 x Barrel Input
    Power Consumption 23 W
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    General
    Accessory Mount 1 x Multi-Interface Shoe
    Dimensions 6.61 x 6.34 x 13.03" / 16.8 x 16.1 x 33.1 cm (Without Protrusions)
    Weight 6.2 lb / 2.8 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.843 x 11.496 x 9.213"
  • UWP-D11 Integrated Digital Wireless Bodypack Lavalier Microphone System (UHF Channels 30/36 and 38/41: 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz)
    Microphone
    Frequency Response 40 to 20,000 Hz
    Directivity Omnidirectional
    Capsule Condenser
    Sensitivity -43.0 dB ±3.0 dB (1 kHz/Pa)
    Dynamic Range 86 dB or more
    Maximum Input 120 dB SPL
    Microphone Head Size 0.27 x 0.77" (6.8 x 19.5 mm)
    Power Requirements 5 VDC
    Cable Length 3.9' (1.2 m)
    Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
    System
    Type of System Camera mountable UHF synthesized wireless plug-in system
    RF Carrier Frequency Range 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz
    RF Bandwidth 66 MHz
    Approx. Working Range Not specified by the manufacturer
    Receiver
    Type of Receiver Camera mountable, space diversity, crystal-controlled PLL synthesizer
    Reception Type True diversity
    Antenna Type 1/4 wave length wire
    Frequency Response 23 to 18,000 Hz (typical)
    Signal to Noise Ratio 96 dB (max deviation, A-weighted)
    Distortion 0.9% or less (-60 dBV, 1 kHz input)
    Audio Delay Approximately 0.35 ms
    Type of Outputs 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-jack, unbalanced
    Analog Output Levels -60 dBV (at ± 5 kHz deviation)
    Adjustment Range -12 dB to 12 dB (3 dB steps)
    Headphone Monitoring 3.5 mm (1/8") stereo mini-jack, unbalanced with variable level
    Headphone Output Level 5 mW (at 16 Ohms load)
    Pilot Tone 32, 32.382, 32.768 kHz
    Display LCD
    Power Requirements 3.0 VDC (with two AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries)
    5.0 VDC (via USB micro-B)
    Battery Type/Approx. Life Approximately 6 hours with Sony's AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries at 77°F (25°C)
    Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 131°F (-20 to 55°C)
    Mounting Options Camera / Belt / Mic Stand Mountable
    Dimensions 2.5 x 3.25 x 0.94" (63 x 82 x 23.8 mm)
    Weight 6.2 oz (176 g) including batteries
    Transmitter
    Type of Transmitter Crystal-controlled UHF PLL-synthesized bodypack transmitter
    Antenna 1/4 wave length wire
    Emission F3E
    Carrier Frequency Range 566 to 608 and 614 to 638 MHz
    RF Power 30 mW / 5 mW
    Type of Input Connector Mic/Line switchable - 3-pole locking mini microphone connector (3.5 mm)
    Interchangeable Mic Heads Compatible with any microphone that features a mini (3.5mm) connection
    Reference Input Level Mic: -60 dBV (at 0-dB attenuator level)
    Line: 4 dBu
    Adjustment Range Mic: 0 to 21 dB (in 3 dB steps)
    Frequency Response 23 to 18,000 Hz (typical)
    Signal to Noise Ratio 96 dB (max deviation, A-weighted)
    Audio Delay Approximately 0.35 ms
    Pilot Tone 32, 32.382, 32.768 kHz
    Display LCD
    Power Requirements 3.0 VDC (with two AA-size alkaline LR6 batteries)
    5.0 VDC (via USB micro-B)
    Battery Type/Approx. Life Approximately 8 hours with Sony's AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries at 77°F (25°C) at 30 mW output
    Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 131°F (-20 to 55°C)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.48 x 3.23 x 0.79" (63.0 x 82.0 x 20.0 mm)
    Weight 5.30 oz (149 g) with batteries
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.0 x 10.9 x 2.9"
  • F112 ENG Microphone
    Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
    Element Type Dynamic
    Output Connector 3-Pin XLR Male
    Frequency Response 60 Hz to 17 kHz
    Low-Frequency Roll-Off None
    Output Impedance 400 Ohms
    Power Requirements None
    Dimensions (L x D) 7.5 x 1.5" / 19.1 x 3.8 cm
    Weight 6.0 oz / 170.0 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.9 x 3.35 x 2.5"
  • MDR-7506 Headphones
    Headphone
    Design Over-Ear (Circumaural)
    Earcup Style Closed-Back
    General
    Frequency Response 10 Hz to 20 kHz
    Sensitivity 104 dB
    Impedance 63 Ohms
    Maximum Power Handling 1000 mW
    Connectivity
    Audio Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS
    Adapter (Included) 1/4" (6.3 mm) TRS
    Cable
    Cable Length 9.8' /  m
    Physical
    Weight 7.8 oz / 221.1 g 
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.75 x 7.5 x 3.65"

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