Sony has introduced the HDW-790P, the successor model to the HDW-750P. This new camcorder records pictures in either 1080/50i interlace or 1080/25P progressive modes, and joins the HDW-730S and HDW-F900R in the HDCAM line-up.
The HDW-790P features an extremely compact and lightweight design, with a robust and reliable construction. The use of three 2.2 million-pixel FIT CCDs, and 12-bit Advanced Digital Signal Processing (ADSP) ensures superb picture quality.
In addition to 12bit ADSP, the HDW-790P also shares a number of other features with the top-of-the-range HDW-F900R. These include 2 HD-SDI outputs, inputs for recording 4 channels of 20-bit AES/EBU digital audio and 4 HyperGamma settings, which allow the cinematographer to precisely optimise the desired 'look' of the acquired image. A choice of either colour or monochrome viewfinder completes the feature set.