11.02.2010 09:50 AM
Sony Offers Enhanced HD Field Recorder

Sony has announced the release of an updated version of its PDW-HR1 high-definition field recorder. The new model—designated the PDW-HR1/MK1--now includes two SxS media slots, providing the flexibility for recording on solid-state media. It’s set to ship later this month.

“Sony offers the unique combination of both Professional Disc and SxS solid-state in our camera line, which is the main reason XDCAM technology continues to be the system of choice for professional video production,” said Kaori Uno, XDCAM senior product marketing manager for Sony Electronics. “The addition of hybrid media capabilities combined with fast file-based operations and superb reliability and capacity makes this recorder even more ideal for applications where speed is critical. It’s compact enough to fit in a car or helicopter, and also offers 4:2:2 HD image quality for news programming or motion picture production, where the right look is critical.”

The new model also provides voice-over audio recording capability and allows users to directly connect a microphone for narrating in the field. An optional MPEG adaptor card is also available for users who don’t wish to use an external encoder.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Friday 01:36 PM
Making a Scene in London
Holly Ashford of TVB Europe

Manor Marketing /   Wednesday 05:25 AM
Vidcheck Appoints John Prather in North America
202 Communications /   Wednesday 11:42 AM

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology