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PDW-HR1/MK1 - XDCAM Field Deck with SxS Card Slot Option

This “fusion” gives the flexibility of recording to solid-state media and to archive the SxS content to Professional Disc

The PDW-HR1/MK1, is the PDW-HR1 mobile deck with the PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option pre-installed. The PDW-HR1 the latest addition to the XDCAM family, is a highly mobile field recorder. The PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option enables the user to review material recorded on either Professional Disc or SxS Card media. Its design is similar to PDW-R1 SD Field Recorder, but the PDW-HR1 provides a lot of additional functionalities.

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Firstly the PDW-HR1 supports all the XDCAM formats as standard, including the frame rate of 23.98P in 1080i mode and SD (DVCAM and MPEG IMX). Also new concept GUI for EDL-based editing and direct DVB-ASI output provides the field operator more flexible workflow. The PDW-HR1/MK1 recorder also now features voice-over recording capabilities, a useful feature for ENG crews or documentary producers. The new feature lets users connect a microphone directly to the HR1 and record a narration track in the field, then do a rough-cut edit on location. The final edit can be saved on the Professional Disc media or sent directly via the recorder’s DVB-ASI output. Its compact, lightweight body makes the PDW-HR1 ideal for use in the field as a pool-feed recorder, backup recorder, comact recorder installed in an extremely confined space such as a car or helicopter and simple field editor by itself.

Highlights

HD recording at up to 50 Mb/s using MPEG HD422; Support for existing XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD formats as standard; 1080i and 720P recording; Dual-layer disc (50 GB, PFD50DLA) and single-layer disc (23.3 GB, PFD23A) support; The pre-installed PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option adds two ExpressCard slots to the PDW-HR1 which enables the PDW-HR1 to also read the FAT-32 formatted cards recorded by the XDCAM EX camcorders as well as the UDF formatted cards recorded by the PMW-500 camcorder; Long recording time (at 50 Mb/s); Approximately 95 minutes on dual-layer disc and 43 minutes on single-layer disc; Thumbnail operation; Proxy data and metadata recording; Built-in up-conversion to HD from SDI input when recording; HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080 and 720 at the output during playback; Multi-format compact HD/SD Recorder; Video format (4:2:2 HD 1080 50i, 59.94i); High-quality eight-channel audio recording; 9-inch type color LCD display; VTR-like jog/shuttle operation; Video control (via front panel and remote); Compact and lightweight; AC, DC, or battery powered; Ethernet interface; i.LINK interface; HDMI output for viewing; DVB-ASI output by PDBK-202 option; Key panel illumination light for use in low-light environments; Clip Continuous Recording; Direct FTP copy function;

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