Sony HDWM2000/20 HDCAM Studio VTR

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

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

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Sony HDW-M2000/20 overview

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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.
In the Box
Sony HDWM2000/20 HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder, with Multiple Format Legacy Playback
  • 1 Year Parts Warranty
  • 90 Day Labor Warranty
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    Sony HDW-M2000/20 specs

    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)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 62.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 26.6 x 21.7 x 14.1"

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