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  • Sony PDW-HD1550

Sony PDW-HD1550

  • Brand: Sony
  • Product Code: PDW-HD1550
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Specifications
General
Power Requirements AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, DC 12 V
Power Consumption AC: 80 W, DC: 65 W, SAVEMODE(DC): 55 W
Operating Temperature +5 to +40°C (+41 to +104°F)
Storage Temperature -20 to +60°C (-4 to +140°F)
Humidity 25 to 90% (relative humidity)
Mass 6.5 kg (14 lb 5 oz)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (Excluding Protrusions) 210 x 132 x 396 mm
(8 3/8 x 5 1/4 x 15 5/8 inches)
Recording/Playback Format Video:
MPEG HD422 (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-4

Audio:
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)


*Optional PDBK-S1500 hardware key is required for DVCAM and MPEG IMX recording.
Recording/Playback Time MPEG HD422:
50 Mb/s: Approx. 95 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min. (PFD23A)

MPEG HD:
35 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min. (PFD23A)
35 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 150 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min. (PFD23A)
25 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)
25 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): Approx. 200 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min. (PFD23A)
18 Mb/s, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min. (PFD23A)
18 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 265 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min. (PFD23A)

MPEG IMX:
50 Mb/s: Approx. 100 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min. (PFD23A)
40 Mb/s: Approx. 120 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 55 min. (PFD23A)
30 Mb/s: Approx. 150 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min. (PFD23A)

DVCAM:
25 Mb/s: Approx. 185 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)
 
Inputs/Outputs
Reference Input BNC x 2 (including loop through), HD/SD
HD Tri-level sync (0.6 Vp-p/75 ?/negative), HD/SD
or SD blackburst/composite sync (0.286 Vp-p/75 ?/negative), HD/SD
SDI Input BNC x 1, HD
(HD/SD switchable)
SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD
SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), HD
Analog Audio Input XLR 3-pin (female) x 2 (channel selectable)
+4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable)
10 k?, balanced
Time Code Input BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 0.5 to 18 Vp-p/3.3 k?/unbalanced
Composite Ouput BNC (x2)
1: 1.0 Vp-p/75 ?/negative, SMPTE 170M
2: 1.0 Vp-p/75 ?/negative, SMPTE 170M ,character On/Off
SDI Output BNC (x 2), HD
1: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD
2: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), character On/Off, HD
BNC (x 2), SD
1: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), SD
2: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), character On/Off, SD
Analog Audio Output XLR 3-pin (male) x 2 (channel selectable)
+4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable), 600 ?, Lo-Z, balanced
Monitor Audio XLR 3-pin (male) x 2, +4 dBu, 600?, Lo-Z, balanced
Time Code Output BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 1.0 Vp-p/75 ?/unbalanced
Ethernet RJ-45 x 1
1000Base-T: IEEE802.3ab
100Base-TX: IEEE802.3u
10Base-T: IEEE802.3
Remote (9P) Input D-sub, 9-pin (female) (x1), RS-422A
DC Input (12 V) XLR 4-pin (male) x 1
DC Output (12 V) 4-pin (female) x 1, DC 12 V, 7.5 W
Maintenance USB x 2
AC Input x 1, 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Video Performance
Sampling Frequency Y: 74.25 MHz, Pb/Pr: 37.125MHz
Quantization 8 bits/sample
Error Correction Reed Solomon Code
Processor Adjustment Range
Video Level -? to +3 dB
Chroma Level -? to +3 dB
Setup/Black Level ±30 IRE/±210 mV
Chroma Phase ±30°
System Sync Phase ± 15 ?s
System Sync Phase (Fine) 0 to 400 ns
System SC Phase 0 to 400 ns
Audio Performance
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)
Built-In Display
Built-In Display 4.3-inch type color LCD monitor
Built-In Audio Speaker
Built-In Audio Speaker x1, monaural

 

 
 Sony Professional Disc Recorder  

 

Purchase a PDW-HD1550 and receive a $2500.00 Rebate from Sony

Expires March 31, 2017 


The PDW-HD1550 is a compact HD recorder which provides outstanding picture quality of MPEG HD422 as well as an eight-channel (HD-SDI), 24-bit audio recording capability. What's unique about this deck is its ability to add an option to record/playback XAVC HD material from Professional Disc. With its large 4.3-inch* LCD and built-in speaker, it performs as a versatile and high-quality recorder which is suitable for both in-house and field operations. It comes equipped with a multi-format up/down converter, which is highly useful when employing both HD- and SD-format materials at the same time. *Measured diagonally.

• HD recording at up to 50 Mb/s using MPEG HD422
• Support for existing XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD formats
• 1080i and 720P recording
• Triple-layer disc (100 GB), dual-layer disc (50 GB, PFD50DLA) and single-layer disc (23.3 GB, PFD23A) support
• Long recording time (at 50 Mb/s); Approximately 190 minutes on triple-layer disc, 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
• Dual optical pick-up for higher-speed file transfer
• 4.3-inch type* color LCD display
• VTR-like jog/shuttle operation
• Video control (via front panel and remote)
• Compact and lightweight at 13 lb 14 oz (6.3 kg) in a half-rack width
• AC, DC, or battery powered
• Ethernet interface