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Sony PDWF800 XDCAM Camera for Rent in DC

IMG_6544Renting Sony PDWF800 XDCAM with full support equipment including Lights, HMI, Audio, Wireless, Stands, etc. I guarantee to beat any production house rental prices. Looking for 1 or 2 consistent clients in Washington, DC. Price is negotiable based on frequency of rental.

Only qualified applicants need apply:
-Professionals only
-Must carry own Liability and Equipment Insurance policies and submit copy
-Must allow background and credit check
-Must be based in DC Metropolitan area

Please email with any questions you may have along with a brief description of the type of work you would be performing with the camera. I can provide full list of available equipment in email.

Thank You,

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Sony HDW-750 HDCam and D35WS FOR SALE

I’m selling two camera bodies:  A Sony HDW-750 HDCam, and a Sony D35WS BetacamSP.

The HDW-750 HDCam:

*Hours:  Drum Running:  1399
Tape Running:  784
Operation :  1488
Threading:   1628
*Camera had pixel clearing, maintenance and full RF envelope maximization (brushes, etc) at Sony Service LA in late 2009;  minimal use since.
*HD color viewfinder model HDVF-C30W ($10K new)
*V-lock IDX plate with screw taps for wireless bracket and a D-tap
*New 2005, still in service
*Portabrace carry bag & Sony hardshell shipping case
I’m asking $25K.  At or near the full price, I’ll also throw in an AJA HD-SDI to SDI converter box.  The Aja cost almost $1200 last year, and easily converts the HD-SDI signal into an SD feed for wireless monitors or cable feeds.  It powers off the camera D-tap.

The Sony D35WS BetacamSP:

Sony D35WS Betacam w/dockable PVV-3 Beta deck.  Switchable 4:3 or 16:9
*Hours:    Head Drum 1687
Tape Transport:  997
Total Op:  1840
*Relatively new heads (3rd set)
*V-lock IDX power plate w/ D-tap
*New 2002
*Portabrace carry bag & Sony hardshell shipping case
I’m asking $3K/obo.
Please contact Bill at 503 730-8368  or

Sony Digibeta DVW-A500 & XDCAM PDW-F70 FOR SALE

Selling a Sony Digibeta DVW-A500 with stock for $12,000.  The DVW-A500 features Betacam and Betacam SP playback capability, pre-read capability for video and audio, serial digital V/A interface (SMPTE 259M) along with built-in Component analog video and audio interfaces, and an optional Composite analog input (BKDW-505). Built-in A/D and D/A converters for both audio and video signals allow for direct interfacing with analog equipment.


  • Superb Picture Quality
  • High Quality Audio
  • Betacam and Betacam SP® Playback Capability
  • Versatile Integration into Current Analog Systems
  • Digital Jog Sound
  • High Speed Picture Search
  • Dynamic Tracking Playback
  • Channel Condition Monitoring

Selling a barely used Sony XDCAM PDW-F70 HD Recorder deck with stock for $10,000.

  • Inputs: HD-SDI, AES/EBU audio, analog audio, timecode, reference
  • Outputs: HD-SDI, Y/Pb/Pr, SD-SDI, RGB, SD analog composite, AES/EBU
    audio, analog audio, timecode, XGA/VGA, audio monitor (L/R)
  • Other interfaces: RS-422A, RS-232C, Gigabit Ethernet (option)
    i.LINK interface that supports File Access Mode and AV/C (DV stream) output
  • HD down-conversion capability: DV output via i.LINK (DV OUT) port or
    baseband SD output via SD-SDI, analog component or composite ports
  • 16:9, 3.5-inch type color LCD display
  • A simple remote commander unit is supplied

Please contact Michael if interested.

FOR SALE Almost New PDW 350 HD XDcam Fujinon 16×4.6 w/ 2X HD Lens

350-1Sony PDW-F350 XDCAM HD camcorder with Fujinon HS16x4.6BE RM lens.

Less than 30 hours.

Latest software upgrades, in perfect condition with tripod plate.

The FUJI lens may be the best lens they make, 16X with a 2X at 4.6 wide, very wide.

350-3Cartoni FOCUS head and carbon legs, 2 handles


DSC_0015Sony EX1, 83hrs, 8 GIG Sony Card, Charger, Bought new, 1 owner, $6K amazing camera in PERFECT condition. Used in summer only 6 months old, Portland Oregon.

All in perfect condition.

Dayna Reed


Still and Video Cameras for Sale

Vortex Media has the following surplus equipment for sale.   We take credit cards and can ship via UPS on your account or ours.  All equipment is in excellent condition and you can have 24 hours after you receive it to change your mind if the equipment does not meet your expectations. Email Doug Jensen at for more information.
Sony PDW-F350:      $8000
($22,000 new)
The F350 is basically the same as an F355 except it cannot record on dual-layer discs. The camera is in mint condition without a single mark, scratch, or blemish on it. Includes:  Shotgun mic, Kata neoprene cover, VCT-U14 quick release plate, training DVD, 23GB disc. Need an excellent lens?  See below.

Fujinon HSs18x5.5BRM – ½” HD Lens:    $7500 (this HD lens fits the EX3 and the F350)
($12,000 new)
Perfect condition.


Sony A700 w/ 18-70mm lens:   $500
($900 new)
Like new.  Used for production of training DVD. Less than 200 photos taken.  Re-packed in original box with manuals, software, warranty cards, etc.

Nikon D300s (body only):   $1500
($1800 new)
Like new.  Used for production of training DVD. Less than 200 photos taken.  Repacked in original box with manuals, software, warranty cards, etc.



nigel-f350-angleSony F350 XDCAM HD camcorder.

Mint condition, hardly used kit all boxed/as new. 2 years old, but you wouldn’t know it. Only 10 laser hours on camera.

Sony PDW-F350 (latest firmware) with Petrol case.

Fujinon XS17.5.5BRM HD lens.

Vinten Vision 8 2-stage carbon with mid-level spreader, floor spreader and padded bag.

Hawk-Woods 2-way charger/mains supply with 3 large Hawk-Woods V-loc batteries, car charger.

Chrosziel high-end matte box with rails, side flags, the lot, in Pelicase.

100 brand new Sony XDCAM discs all boxed and sealed.

Loads more kit to go with; too much to mention.

Will consider splitting. Contact for details.

This kit and camera is mint/boxed with all original packaging/manuals/cd/cables etc, not even a fingerprint on it.

Based in Cambridge, UK. Call 07810 201111 or email: