Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Panasonic AJ-HPS1500 bridges HD, SD production environments
At NAB2006, Panasonic will showcase the new AJ-HPS1500 solid-state recorder/ player, which provides upgradeable capacity using five P2 card slots.
In addition, the recorder offers two slots for removable hard disk drives, which can be used for economical video backup or archiving, real-time data transfer, playlist creation and a variety of edit functions.
The AJ-HPS1500 is a P2 DVCPRO HD solid-state memory studio recorder that bridges high definition and standard definition with the capability of optional downconverting and upconverting between SD and HD recorded material. With capabilities of Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0 ports, IEEE-1394 (AVC), and HD-SDI as well as SD-SDI input/outputs, it is a highly versatile device to use as an ingest station at a broadcast or production facility. A wide variety of input sources can be combined and prepped from transfer to editing, or playout.
See Panasonic Broadcast at NAB2006 in booth C2518, or visit www.panasonic.com.
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