Sony DVW-2000 Digital Betacam VTR

Sony DVW-2000 Digital Betacam VTR with Dynamic Motion Control

Sony DVW-2000 Digital Betacam VTR with Dynamic Motion Control

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The Sony DVW-2000 is the new and more efficient Digital Betacam player and recorder. The unit is significantly smaller, lighter, more energy efficient and more durable than its predecessor, the DVW-500. The deck comes equipped with almost every analog and digital video and audio connector and with an optional board it can output HDTV video in either 720p or 1080i formats.

Mastering and Distribution Format
The DVW-2000 is the studio player/recorder for the high-quality Digital Betacam format. This format is the highest quality Standard Definition acquisition format available. It is commonly utilized as a final mastering format and the format preferred for distribution and broadcast transmission. In addition to the amazing quality of video, the deck gives the user full access to 4 channels of uncompressed digital audio.
Integrate with HDTV Content
The deck has been designed to integrate standard definition material to the expanding world of HDTV. With an optional board, the BKMW-104, the deck can up-convert standard definition Digital Betacam content to either 1080i or 720p high-definition formats.
Interface Selection
The DVW-2000 comes equipped with a wide array of inputs and outputs, both analog and digital. The deck comes standard with composite video, analog component, SDI video and analog and digital audio connectors. Controller interfaces include RS-422, RS-232C, TBC-type video controllers, and even a remotely located front control panel is possible. As mentioned before, the deck can interface with HDTV systems with the addition of the BKMW-104 board.
Pre-Read Editing
These DVW-2000 machines are equipped with advanced playback heads to enable pre-read editing. This provides single-VTR titling, audio mix/swap, and voice over with no delay between video and audio. In addition, A/B-roll editing with two VTRs is available.
Dynamic Motion Control
The Dynamic Motion Control function provides programmable slow-motion playback. This can be controlled via the control panel of the VTR or from an external controller such as a Sony BVE Series Editor or DTR-3000 Slow Motion Controller.
In the Box
Sony DVW-2000 Digital Betacam VTR with Dynamic Motion Control
  • 1 Year Parts Warranty except:
    1500 Hours or 1 Year Parts Warranty, Whichever First, on Mid-Drum Assembly
    90 Days Labor Warranty
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    Signal System NTSC
    Tape Format Digital Betacam Play and Record
    Tape Speed Digital Betacam-96.7mm/sec.
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Maximum Recording Time 124 Minute Digital Beta Cassette
    Audio Signal Format 20 Bit / 48kHz
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Input and Output Connectors Analog Composite Video- BNC (x 2 input, 3 output)
    Analog Component Video- 3 BNC (x 1 input, 1 output)
    SDI Video-BNC (x 2 input, 3 output)
    HD-SDI- Optional with BKMW-104 provides BNC (x 3 output only)
    Analog Audio- XLR (x 4 input, 4 output)
    Cue Audio- XLR (x 1 input, 1 output for Digi-Beta only)
    Digital Audio- BNC (x 2 input, 2 output)
    Time Code- XLR (x 1 input, 1 output)
    RS-422A- 9-Pin (x 2)
    RS-232C- 9-Pin (x 1)
    Parallel Remote- 50-Pin (x 1)
    Video Control- 15-Pin (x 1)
    Video Control- 9-Pin (x 1)
    Audio Monitor- XLR (x 2 output only)
    Headphones- 1/4-Inch Phono (x 1)
    Control Panel- 10-Pin (x 1)
    Power Requirements 100 to 240 Volts AC, 50 or 60 Hz
    Power Consumption 200 Watts
    Operating Temperature -4 to 104 degrees F
    5 to 40 degrees C
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 16 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches
    427 x 174 x 544mm
    Weight 52 lbs. 11 oz.
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 60.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 28.0 x 21.5 x 14.0"

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