Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 XDCAM HD422 Field Recorder

Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 XDCAM HD422 Field Recorder

Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 XDCAM HD422 Field Recorder

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Product Highlights

  • With SxS Card Slot Option
  • 50Mbps MPEG HD422 Recording
  • 1080i and 720p
  • Supports 24p in 1080i
  • HD/SD Conversion
  • Dual- and Single-Layer Disc Support
  • 9" LCD
  • HD-SDI
  • 24-Bit Uncompressed Audio
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Sony PDW-HR1 overview

  • 1Description

The Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 is a portable recorder for Sony's high-end XDCAM HD422 format. The recorder accepts both dual and single-layer professional discs and can record in a variety of different settings. This version comes pre-installed with the PDBK-MK1 SxS Card option, which adds two ExpressCard slots and allows you to also review footage captured to SxS Card media. With its 9" LCD viewer and built-in stereo speaker--and ability to be powered using IDX batteries--this lightweight, mobile deck is ideal for field recording.

The pre-installed PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option adds two ExpressCard slots to the PDW-HR1 which enables the PDW-HR1 to also read the FAT-32 formatted cards recorded by the XDCAM EX camcorders as well as the UDF formatted cards recorded by the PMW-500 camcorder.
HD recording at up to 50 Mb/s using MPEG HD422
Support for existing XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD formats as standard
1080i and 720P recording
Dual-layer disc (50 GB, PFD50DLA) and single-layer disc (23.3 GB, PFD23A) support
Long recording time (at 50 Mb/s): approximately 95 minutes on dual-layer disc and 43 minutes on single-layer disc
Thumbnail operation
Proxy data and metadata recording
Built-in up-conversion to HD from SDI input when recording
HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080 and 720 at the output during playback
Multi-format compact HD/SD Recorder
Video format (4:2:2 HD 1080 50i, 59.94i)
High-quality eight-channel audio recording
9"-type color LCD display
VTR-like jog/shuttle operation
Video control (via front panel and remote)
Compact and lightweight
AC, DC, or battery powered
Ethernet interface
i.LINK interface
HDMI output for viewing
DVB-ASI output by PDBK-202 option
Key panel illumination light for use in low-light environments
Clip Continuous Recording
Direct FTP copy function
In the Box
Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 XDCAM HD422 Field Recorder
  • PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option
  • Operation Manual
  • Installation Manual
  • XDCAM Application Software
  • CD-ROM
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Sony PDW-HR1 specs

    Application XDCAM HD422 Recording/Playback
    LCD 9"
    Formats Video:
    MPEG HD422 (CBR: 50 Mb/s)
    MPEG HD: HQ mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s)
    SP mode (CBR, 25 Mb/s)
    LP mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 18 Mb/s) (Playback only)
    MPEG IMX (CBR, 50/40/30 Mb/s)
    DVCAM (CBR, 25 Mb/s)

    Proxy Video:

    MPEG HD422: 8 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
    MPEG HD: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
    MPEG IMX: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz or 8 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
    DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz

    Proxy Audio:
    A-law (8 ch/8 bits/8 kHz)

    Search Speed Range Jog mode: -1 to +1 times normal speed
    Variable mode: -1 to +1 times normal speed
    Shuttle mode: -20 to +20 times normal speed
    F.Fwd/Rev: -20 to +20 times normal speed
    Inputs/Outputs Composite: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    HD-SDI: BNC (x1 Input, x2 Output)
    HDMI (x1 Output)
    Reference: BNC (x2 Input)
    Analog Audio: XLR 3-Pin, Female (x4 Input, x4 Output)
    Timecode: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    Headphone: Stereo MiniJack
    i.LINK/FireWire: 6-Pin (x2)
    Ethernet: RJ-45 1000-BaseT
    DVB-ASI (x1 Output)
    Remote: RS-422A, 9-Pin (x1 Input/Output)
    USB: USB 2.0 (x2)
    Audio Capabilities Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
    Quantization: 24 bits
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
    Dynamic Range: More than 90 dB
    Distortion: Less than 0.05% (at 1kHz)
    Headroom: 20/18/16/12 dB (selectable)
    Speaker Built-in (x2), L/R
    Operating Temperature 23-113°F (-5-45°C)
    Power Requirements 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption VAC: 65W
    VDC: 55W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.9 x 5.2 x 15.8" (30 x 12.9 x 40cm)
    Weight 16.3 lbs (7.4kg)
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    Package Weight 25.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.0 x 16.5 x 11.5"

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