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Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX3. 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. People really like the image quality and viewfinder. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. The price and portability get less positive reviews.

usability, size, viewfinder, image quality

portability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Stefan (reevoo.com)

Sony XDCAM PMW-EX3

 

The size of the camera makes it easy to handle for moving shots at (with other cameras I've used) uncomfortable angles and positions. The display screen is large and comfortable and still shows in practically direct sunlight removing the need of an...

Ironically the size has caused me a problem when needing shots from on the shoulder. The camera is a short one and although the shoulder pad does extend it is not enough to provide full support resulting in a somewhat shaky shot.

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Sony XDCAM PMW-EX3

 

Viewfinder

No SD recording, no 1080p when overcranking.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Sony XDCAM PMW-EX3

 

Viewfinder

No SD recording, no 1080p when overcranking

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Natalie (reevoo.com)

Sony XDCAM PMW-EX3

 

Love the viewfinder, nice and large and very clear. All buttons in natural positions to use.

The mic switch is easily knocked when hand holding the camera. Not good when using external mics.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: C©sar (reevoo.com)

Sony XDCAM PMW-EX3

 

Good quality image. Good workflow. Nice handling!

I have own a 2/3 camera (Only a litle bit of light). More clamps for acessories. Expensive cards

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: César (reevoo.com)

Sony XDCAM PMW-EX3

 

Good quality image. Good workflow. Nice handling

I have own a 2/3 camera (Only a litle bit of light). More clamps for acessories. Expensive cards

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

The PMW-EX3 compact camcorder with an interchangeable lens system incorporates three

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: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SxS PRO

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.7in
Height:8.3in
Weight:4.2lbs
Width:9.8in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PMW-EX3
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony XDCAM EX

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: Yes
Image Stabilizer:Optical

Pro Camcorder Features

Professional:Professional

Video Input

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

Viewfinder

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