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Sound Devices PIX 240 Production Recorders

 

PIX 240 Production Recorders

The PIX 240 Video Recorder provides the ability of QuickTime recording for video cameras with HDMI and HD-SDI inputs. It employs Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD formats to record videos which offer good picture quality and processing efficiency.

It stores recorded videos onto compact flash cards or removable 2.5” solid-state hard drives with UDF format, and the recorded videos can be accessed on systems operating on both Windows and Mac OS. In addition, the PIX 240 records videos which are ideal for editorial workflows such as on-the-fly color grading, video processing, etc.

Supporting HD-SDI and HDMI v1.3 input signals up to 1080i/p, the recorder provides simultaneous HD-SDI and HDMI outputs.

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Convergent Design’s Gemini 4:4:4 Recorder

 

Convergent Design’s Gemini 4:4:4 Recorder

The Gemini 4:4:4 combines a small (5″) touch screen monitor with an uncompressed HD recorder. The recorder supports HD-SDI, Dual Link and 3G-SDI inputs. It records to one or two 1.8″ solid state hard drives. Just about every HD format is supported up to 2k in resolution in both the 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 colour space.

Additionally, it is an incredibly light and small device, weighing in at around half a pound, and just about 5″ wide by 1″ thick (5.4 x 4.5 x 1.1”). The built-in touch screen controls the unit and also acts as an on-board monitor. The power draw is a very low 8 to 15 watts, which varies because of the monitor brightness and shooting mode. Convergent Design has pulled out all the stops on this recorder.

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Cinedeck Extreme 4:4:4 solid state recorder

 

Cinedeck Extreme 4:4:4 solid state recorder

It is an extremely capable, upgradeable, highly rugged, portable, direct-to-disk, cinema-grade HD/2K video recorder designed and built by cinematographers for cinematographers.

It is compatible with HDMI/HD-SDI/LAN cameras and records to Uncompressed 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 HD, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, and “Visually Perfect” CineForm™ Digital Intermediate files in MOV format via HDMI and single/dual link HD-SDI.

It has a built-in 7” high-res preview/focus/playback monitor and physical button interface for all commonly used functions. Record settings and playback transport are accessed via touch screen interface.

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Flash XDR 4:2:2 CF card recorder

 

Flash XDR 4:2:2 CF card recorder

Flash XDR is a solid-state HD/SD recorder/player that uniquely utilizes the very high-quality Sony XDCAM 4:2:2 CODEC to write native Quicktime, MXF (video/audio/time-code), or MPG files onto affordable Compact Flash media.

Flash XDR breaks new ground in terms of weight,
power, size, ruggedness and ease of use. We are confident you will agree that the video quality is
indistinguishable from uncompressed (at 100+ Mbps Long-GOP or 180+ Mbps I-Frame modes).

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Datavideo HDR-100 HDD recorder

 

Datavideo HDR-100 HDD recorder

The Datavideo HDR-100 is a hard drive based video recorder & player, with removable hard drive enclosure.
Record from Standard and High Definition video equipment via SDI, Component (Y:U:V) or Firewire, all with a convenient loop through / pass through for monitoring. RS-422 and 232 device control is also utilised. The HDR-100 provides a choice of recording format, both MPEG-II and HDV (.M2T) which work with a wide range of NLE and play out solutions.

The compact 2U design can be easily integrated with other equipment or can be used as a stand alone recorder / player in the studio or on location.

Once you have completed your recording, simply eject the hard drive carrier and use USB-2 to connect to a PC or MAC based NLE system, perfect for laptop use in the field.

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Sony VTR, Deck & Player

Sony VTR, Deck & Player

The J-H3 reduces the size and cost of HDCAM off line editing.

This is achieved by a unique combination of small size combined with every useful connection from down-converted SDI and analogue standard definition to i.LINK.

• Compact body design
• Replay for both Small and Large HDCAM cassettes
• RGB Computer Display Interface
• Flexible Audio Outputs
• Supports Tele-File

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Sony SRW-1 Portable/Dockable HDCAM SR Recorder

Sony SRW-1 Portable/Dockable HDCAM SR Recorder

The SRW-1 HD Portable Digital Video Recorder and SRPC-1 HD Video Processor are the newest members of the CineAlta product lineup and form the first Sony full-bandwidth 4:4:4 (RGB) portable VTR system adopting the HDCAM-SR format. The SRW-1/SRPC-1 offers virtually lossless 1080-line high-definition recordings at multiple frame rates on the HDCAM-SR tape media The SRPC-1 processor unit provides a variety of video-processing functions and houses an array of input and output connectors, including HD/SD signals, 12 channels of digital audio, and 4 channels of analog audio. The processing functions include 2-3 pull-down insertions for 525 down conversion, and RGB 4:4:4 to Y/Pb/Pr 4:2:2 color space conversion. The system is capable of operating in three recording modes. SQ (standard Quality) HQ (High Quality) and 3D mode where two separate 4:2:2 HD SDI inputs can be recorded simultaneously to the same tape.

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Sony SRW-5800

Sony SRW-5800

The SRW-5800 is the top of the line VTR in the Sony lineup. The HDCAM-SR format deck is capable of variable frame rate playback of recordings made on the F23/F35 camera systems, and other cameras using the SRW-1 HDCAM-SR recorder.

The VTR supports (record and playback) the 880 megabits per second HQ recording, that was possible only on the SRW-1 until now. The SRW-5800 offers mixed format playback of HDCAM-SR 4:4:4 and 4:2:2, HDCAM 4:2:2 and Digital Betacam.

The unit can perform many tasks including 3-2 pulldown, up/down/cross conversion, progressive scan to interlace and colour space conversion. Packaging data within an AES/EBU wrapper enables users to record non audio data on any of the 12 audio tracks.

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Sony PDW-HD1500

Sony PDW-HD1500

This fully featured studio style XDCAM recorder is an ideal machine for either high end post production use or users with HD/SD SDI input facilities.

Full down conversion is built in. The 1500 model will output standard definition composite for local monitoring, standard and high definition serial digital for ingest or full resolution play out.

It also features a firewire port for file based transfer.

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Sony PDW-U1

Sony PDW-U1

This remarkably small unit is designed for USB 2.0 interface to computers for ingesting XDCAM HD or SD material for editing and viewing.

The U1 also can be written back to, and can be used for archiving data to 23 or 50GB XDCAM disks.

This device is the smallest lightest drive in the XDCAM HD 4:2:2 family.

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Sony HDW - F500 HDCAM VTR

Sony HDW - F500 HDCAM VTR

High-Definition edition recorder utilizing HDCAM compression. The switchable frame rate allows recording to be made at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97 and 30 frames per second progressive , and 50, 59.94 or 60 fields per second interlace.

Audio capabilities include (4) 20-bit channels, capable of handling Dolby "E' encoded audio tracks. HD SDI (with 4 channels of embedded audio) and AES/EBU audio interfaces are standard.

Options are available for integrated down conversion to 525 video (HKDV - 501A) and 3:2 pulldown to 1080i (HKDV - 507D) for handling 23.98 or 24P material in existing systems. RS 422 control interface is standard, and 50-pin control interface is optional.

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Sony HDW - JH3 HDCAM Player

Sony HDW - JH3 HDCAM Player

The J-H3 is a cost effective solution for HDCAM tape viewing, logging, and off-line editing applications. The unit offers computer display output for viewing of HDCAM tapes at XGA resolution on computer screens and projectors, and multi field/frame rate operation.

As a member of the CineAlta product family, the J-H3 supports 24P playback operation, and is equipped with HD and SD serial digital interfaces for high quality monitoring and work tape copying.

The unit also supports both large and small size HDCAM cassettes.

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Panasonic AJ HD1700 DVCPRO100 VTR

Panasonic AJ HD1700 DVCPRO100 VTR

126-Minute 1080i/720P DVCPRO HD Studio VTR with DVCPRO50/25, DVCAM and DV Playback. Up to two hours recording time; ideal for sports and HD program delivery (L, M and XL cassettes) | Multiple HD recording formats - 1080/60i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/60p, and 720/59.94. Eight channels of discreet audio recording, supporting 5.1 channel surround sound and SAP. Universal DV format playback compatibility - DV, DVCAM, DVCPRO25/50, DVCPRO HD. 9 recording track - DVCPRO HD-LP format offers twice the recording density of DVCPRO HD. Allows direct playback of 720/24fps VariCam-recorded tapes, converting them to 1080/24p for editing or dubbing. HD-SD format downconversion, optional SD-HD upconversion. Output screen aspect ratio conversion, Advanced slow motion and built in LCD monitor on front panel. Compact 4RU footprint with 100x shuttle and jog in both forward and reverse. Wide range and slow motion playback, Multi-Cue functions. Versatile Remote Systems.

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Sony HVR M10 VTR

Sony HVR M10 VTR

The HDV-M10 model is a lightweight, compact 1080i HDV VTR capable of recording and playback of HDV, DVCAM, DV formats and incorporates a 3.5-inch color LCD viewing screen.

In addition to allowing compatibility to the standard definition DV world, the 1080i-recorded image can also be down-converted to SD output mode directly from VTR or camcorder in the digital or analog domain.

The compact VTR also benefits from both main power and battery operation for better operation flexibility.

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Focus FireStore 100GB Hard Drive recorder

Focus FireStore 100GB Hard Drive recorder

The FS-100 enables you to record DVCPRO HD at 720p 25 in P2 or QuickTime file formats at native frame rates. Only the required frames are recorded.

This feature not only eliminates the need to remove pulldown or duplicate frames during ingest, but also enables you to record twice as much DVCPRO HD video to disk. The FS-100 also supports variable frame rate (VFR) recording for spectacular slow-motion and fast-motion effects.

VFR files are imported directly into your NLE system’s timeline—no conversion is required.

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Panasonic 60G P2 Store

Panasonic 60G P2 Store

P2 Store is Panasonic’s portable high speed copier that quickly and easily copies data from P2 cards, speeding up data acquisition and lowering costs. P2 store can copy 4GB of data in only about four minutes. P2 store also re-formats the cards so you can use them again right away.

The unit is compact and lightweight, and runs on batteries or an AC Adaptor. The total weight of the unit is only 500 grams. The unit is also designed to withstand impact and vibration.

The P2 Store has a USB2.0 connection that allows use as an external drive. The PC will recognize up to 15 data volumes. To help safeguard data, the volumes are read-only and cannot be accidentally overwritten.

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