Sony RM-B170 Handheld remote control unit

The Sony RM-B170 remote control unit is an affordable handheld remote control unit for Sony studio cameras and camcorders.

Expected availability: 5-9 business days
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The Sony RM-B170 remote control unit is the successor to the RM-B150. It provides an even more affordable solution for basic remote camera operations, with added features, including the remote control of media and the operation of clips of non-linear media.

It can be directly connected to a camera or camcorder as a portable-type remote control unit or it can be connected to a CCU for use as a simple remote control panel. The RM-B170 can control a camera from a distance of up to 100m (328 feet) when connected directly to the camera.

For use with the following Sony cameras:

  • HDCAM camcorders: HDW-700A, HDW-650, HDW-750, HDW-F900/H/R
  • XDCAM HD422Professional Disc camcorders:PDW-680, PDW-700, PDW-F800
  • XDCAM HD422 Memory camcorders: PMW-300, PMW-400, PMW-500
  • XDCAM EX Memory camcorders: PMW-EX3, PMW-320, PMW-350, PMW-F3
  • Digital Cinematography & 4K XAVC :F23, F35, F65, PMW-F5, PMW-F55
  • Studio cameras: BVP-950A, BVP-750A, BVP-550/570, HDC & HXC series
General Specifications
Power requirements 10.5 V to 30 V DC (supplied from the camera)
Power consumption 3 W
Maximum cable length 100 m (328 feet)
Operating temperature –20 °C to +45 °C (–4 °F to +113 °F)
Storage temperature –20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F)
Mass Approx. 470 g (1 lb 1 oz)
Inputs/Outputs Camera
8-pin multiconnector (1)

BNC (1)

D-sub 9-pin (1) 

What's Included

  • Number plate (1)
  • Function label (1)
  • Special remote control cable 10m
  • Operating Instructions
  • CD-ROM (including Operating Instructions)
  • Warranty

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