The Panasonic AJ-PCS060G is a hard disk storage device specifically for the P2 solid state memory cards used in DVCPRO-HD/50/25 camcorders. This unit is a rugged, portable hard disk with a P2 card slot that quickly transfers the content of P2 cards to an internal hard disk drive. The 2.5-inch 60GB hard disk drive can hold the contents of up to fifteen 4GB P2 cards, and the entire contents of a 4GB P2 card can be transferred to the internal hard disk drive in about four minutes.
The AJ-PCS060G has a shock-resistant magnesium alloy body and is equipped with special impact-absorbing materials to cushion the hard disk against shock and vibration. This unit is designed for use in punishing location production scenarios.
Fast Transfers through USB
After the P2 content has been transferred, the AJ-PCS060G can connect to a nonlinear editing system or server ingests PC via a USB 2.0 interface and appears as an external disk drive.
In the field the AJ-PCS060G serves as an aggregation and transport device storing the contents of P2 cards and minimizing the number of P2 cards needed. Back at the studio it serves as a high-speed drive for transferring video into a station's local area network (LAN) or nonlinear editing system to speed access to the recorded content.
For quick and easy operation, the AJ-PCS060G simply has a large start button. The drive also includes LED indicators for copy status, drive capacity, and battery life remaining. The drive supports Windows 2000, Windows XP and Mac OS X operating systems. It runs on DC power, so you can use a 7.2 VDC battery (optional) or a 7.9 Volt AC adaptor (another optional accessory) to power it.
In the Box
Panasonic AJ-PCS060G 60 GB Portable Hard Drive Storage Device (P2 Store) for P2 Card Contents
1 Year Parts and Labor Warranty
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Proper Operation Guaranteed with Windows XP Professional (later SP1) Windows 2000 (later SP4) Macintosh OS X*
Macintosh computers using Intel processors are not supported.
Hard Drive Space
USB Version 2.0
PC Card (Type II) x 1 Slot
32° to 104° F 0° to 40° C
7.2 Volts DC with Optional Battery Pack 7.9 Volts with Optional AC Adapter