SONY PDW-HD1200 XDCAM HD422 compact cost effective Professional Disc recorder op hours 116 laser 5
- Brand: SONY
- Model Number: PDW-HD1200
- Product Code: BS19186
- Availability: In Stock
The PDW-HD1200 single laser head (drive) Professional Disc recorder provides a wide range of AV and IT interfaces including HD-SDI, SD-SDI, i.LINK™ and Ethernet. The high-performance disc recorder has less features than the PDW-HD1500 but maintains the same field-proven operability, making it an ideal companion to the affordable PDW-680 Professional Disc camcorder.
Compact, flexible recording device
The PDW-HD1200 provides outstanding MPEG HD422 picture quality as well as an uncompromising 8 channel (HD-SDI), 24 bit audio recording capability, all packed in a compact half-rack-size deck. With its unique ability to support three different power sources (AC, DC, or battery power), its large 4.3-inch* LCD, and its built-in speaker, the PDW-HD1200 performs as a versatile and high-quality recorder suitable for both in-house and field operations.
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HD and SD recordings and playback for a broad range of applications
The PDW-HD1200 can record and playback in MPEG IMX and DVCAM formats in the SD domain as standard. Additionally, it is equipped with an up/down converter, which is highly useful when employing both HD- and SD-format materials in mixed operation. What's more, the RS-422 interface and Gigabit Ethernet enables the PDW-HD1200 to be used as a player deck for linear editing and a feeder deck for non-linear editing.
With innovative high performance and sophisticated operability, the PDW-HD1200 is an affordable yet highly reliable recording tool for a broad range of HD production applications.
Powerful nonlinear recording on Professional Disc media:
Media characteristics are critical to video production workflow. Sony's Professional Disc media are highly reliable yet cost effective, and specifically developed with utmost consideration for professional recording applications. Sony's media provide many exceptional features including superb operational flexibility via split-second random accessibility, without the need to cue up when starting recording. Professional Discs also provide exceptional cost efficiency with long archival life and long recording times in MPEG HD422 – up to 95 minutes (50 Mbps) with the PFD-50DLA (recordable time depends on the total number of recorded files, and recording conditions).
Variety of interfaces:The PDW-HD1200 is a perfect addition to an existing NLE system, thanks to its versatile input and output interfaces: RS-422 9-pin remote control interface, enabling the deck to be used as a feeder for linear editing