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Sony HDWM2000/20 HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder, with Multiple Format Legacy Playback

B&H # SOHDWM200020 MFR # HDWM2000/20
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The Sony HDWM2000/20 is an HDCAM studio editing recorder capable of down converting as well as playing back Betacam, Digital Betacam and MPEG IMX. This recorder used in conjunction with Sony's top-quality CineAlta line of cameras delivers the pinnacle in high definition acquisition.

The HDCAM format has been widely accepted by top professionals as the HD format of choice and shows Sony's commitment to providing the highest quality solutions for the most demanding cinematographers. This deck is capable of recording HDCAM at variable frame rates, as well as compressed audio in either Dolby-E or AC-3 formats.

Note: Pulldown output not inlcluded with this model.

HDCAM Format
The Sony HDCAM format has become an industry standard for high quality, manageable high definition acquisition. With its robust feature set and familiar tape-based work flow, professionals will feel right at home.
Built-In Down Conversion
The HDWM2000/20 has the ability to down convert 1080 HD signals on the fly. This can be very useful for either outputting to a standard definition video monitor or recording to broadcast-ready formats.
Frame Accurate Editing
Editing with digital cassette allows for frame accurate recording without the hassle of prerolling.
Signal System 1080: 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, 25PsF
Tape Format HDCAM
Playback: Digital Betacam, MPEG IMX, Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX
Tape Speed HDCAM
96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF)
80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF)
77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF)

Digital Betacam
96.7 mm/s

64.5 mm/s (525/59.94)
53.8 mm/s (625/50)

Betacam SX
59.6 mm/s

Analog Betacam
118.6 mm/s (525/59.94)
101.5 mm/s (625/50)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Recording Time HDCAM
124 min (59.94i, 29.97PsF)
149 min (50i, 25PsF)
155 min (24PsF, 23.98PsF)

Digital Betacam
124 min

184 min (525/59.94)
220 min (625/50)

Betacam SX
194 min

Analog Betacam
90 min (525/59.94)
108 min (625/50)
Audio Signal Format HDCAM Uncompressed
Dolby-E, AC-3 Compressed
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Input and Output Connectors HD-SDI: BNC (1+ 1 loop through), Serial Digital SMPTE 292M/BTA (x2 Input, x1 Output)
Digital Audio Input: BNC (x4 AES/EBU, Unbalanced)
Analog Audio Input: XLR 3-pin, Male
Cue: XLR 3-Pin (x1 Input, Output)
Time Code: XLR 3-pin, female (x1 Input, Output)
SD-SDI: BNC D1 serial digital SMPTE 259M (x1 Input)
Analog Down-conversion Output: BNC Composite, BNC SD Sync
Analog Reference Output: BNC (x2)
Digital Audio Output: BNC (x8 AES/EBU)
Analog Audio Output: XLR 3-pin, Male
Monitor Output: XLR 3-pin, Male
Time-code Output: XLR 3-pin
Phones: JM-60 stereo phone jack
Video Control: 15-Pin (x 1)
Remote 1 I/O: 9-Pin D-sub
Parallel Remote: 50-Pin
Control Panel: DIN
Power Requirements 90-264 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 230W
Operating Temperature 40-104°F (5-40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 16.8 x 9.3 x 20.5" (42.7 x 23.7 x 52 cm)
Weight 50.7 lb (23 kg)
Sony HDWM2000/20 HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder, with Multiple Format Legacy Playback
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  • 90 Day Labor Warranty
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