Sony PDW-1500

The PDW-1500 Compact Deck is a half-rack sized recorder optimized for use with non-linear editing systems. Despite its compact size, this deck offers high-speed data transfers between compatible non-linear devices to create a powerful editing tool for news production.

The PDW-1500 provides a choice of recording in DVCAM, MPEG IMX at 30, 40 or 50 Mbps. Accordingly the recording times per Professional Disc are : MPEG IMX at 30 Mb/s: 68 min., 40 Mb/s: 55 min., 50 Mb/s: 45 min., DVCAM: 85 min.

Sony PDW-1500 comes equipped with a wide range of interfaces. In the traditional AV world it offers SDI I/O, analogue composite I/O, digital audio I/O, analogue audio I/O, time code I/O, headphone output, audio monitor output, and i.Link AVC I/O. While for a smooth integration into an IT world it proposes Ethernet GB and i.Link (File Access Mode) in order to browse and use XDCAM files directly on your PC.

Description

Specifications

Power requirements: AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions (W x H x D): 210 x 130 x 415 mm
Recording format
Video: MPEG IMX (50/40/30 Mb/s), DVCAM (25 Mb/s)
Proxy Video: MPEG-4

Search speed (in color) Jog mode / Shuttle mode: -2 time to +2 times normal playback speed / +/-35 times normal playback speed

Signal inputs:

Analog reference input (BNC x2)
Analog composite input (BNC x2)
SDI input (BNC x1)
Analog audio input (XLR x2)
Digital audio input (AES/EBU, BNC x2)
Time code input (BNC x1)

Signal outputs:

Analog composite video output (BNC x2)
SDI output (BNC x2)
Analog audio output (XLR x2)
Audio monitor output (RCA x1)
Digital audio output (BNC x2)
Headphone output
Built-in audio speaker
Time code output (BNC x1)

Other inputs/outputs:

i.LINK : IEEE 1394, DV IN/OUT or file access mode, 6-pin x 1
Ethernet : GB
RS-422A : (x1)