HDW-2000 Series HDW-1800 Series HDW-S280 J-H1 & J-H3

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HDW-2000 Series
HDW-1800 Series
HDW-S280
J-H1 & J-H3
Digital Recorders and Players
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A WORLDWIDE STANDARD
FOR DIGITAL PRODUCTION
High Definition equals better-looking television
pictures – for the benefit of programme makers,
broadcasters, advertisers and viewers.
Guarantee a Premium for your Pictures
As consumers demand a higher quality viewing experience, Sony HDCAM
ensures that your High Definition programmes stand out from the crowd.
Offering true 1080-line resolution and crystal clear digital sound, HDCAM
offers breathtaking clarity and is the perfect complement for any project
where a prestige look is required. A natural partner for documentaries,
natural history and live production as well as mainstream entertainment,
HDCAM is firmly established as the preferred format for quality-conscious
media professionals everywhere.
HDCAM builds upon more than 25 years of Sony heritage in 1/2-inch tape
technology - the overwhelming choice of thousands of users who have
standardised on Sony 1/2-inch formats for their operations. HDW-2000
Series HDCAM VTRs and players offer the same intuitive control layout,
ergonomics and workflow that are familiar to Digital Betacam and
MPEG IMX users. Selected models are playback-compatible with your
Betacam SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam tape libraries,
so there’s no need to forfeit the value of your Standard Definition assets
as you migrate smoothly to High Definition. And Sony have added two
new HDCAM VTRs to the line-up – the HDW-1800 and HDW-D1800. These
two new models offer an even more affordable entry to the world of
HDCAM and join the HDW-2000 Series to ensure that the Sony HDCAM
line-up is stronger and more versatile than ever.
Operational Flexibility and Superb Value
HDCAM broadens your creative and commercial options with a choice
of shooting modes to suit the demands of any project. Switch between
interlace and progressive at a choice of frame rates to suit your creative
preferences and distribution requirements. Equally, the benefits of
HDCAM are not limited to productions destined for transmission and
distribution in HD today. It's easy to down-convert HDCAM pictures to
Standard Definition for post production and distribution – as proven by
European prime-time television schedules that are already packed with
HDCAM-originated programming.
Keeping costs down while providing an exceptional quality original
recording for future distribution opportunities, HDCAM ensures your
content commands a premium today and tomorrow. With HDCAM there’s
no need to compromise your personal vision – and with HDCAM VTRs
starting at Digital Betacam prices, it’s accessible to anyone who’s
passionate about making great-looking programmes.
Contents
HDW-2000 Series Digital Video Recorders
and Player
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HDW-1800 Series Digital Video Recorders
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HDW-S280 Portable Digital Video Recorder
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J-H1/J-H3 Compact Digital Video Players
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Specifications
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HDW-2000 Series Digital Video Recorders and Player
CLASS-LEADING
PERFORMANCE
BUILT ON
PROVEN
TECHNOLOGY
Stunning High Definition Pictures
The HDW-2000 Series records High Definition component digital pictures using state-ofthe-art HDCAM video compression. A video data rate of 140 Mb/s ensures superb picture quality.
A 1/2-inch tape transport derived from Betacam and Digital Betacam technology provides a robust
and reliable design.
A Smooth Path to High Definition
The HDW-2000 Series guarantees the smoothest path to the world of HD. With a choice of four
models within the line-up, it’s easy to choose the best combination of cost and performance for your
facility. The low-cost HDW-2000 records and replays HDCAM. The top of the range HDW-M2000P
adds compatible replay of Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam
tapes and, with over 280 million Sony 1/2-inch cassettes sold to date, offers unprecedented replay
capability.
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HDW-2000 Series Line-up
Recording Format
Playback Format
HDW-2000
HD Digital Video Cassette Recorder
HDCAM
HDCAM
HDW-M2000P
HD Digital Video Cassette Recorder
HDCAM
HDCAM, Digital Betacam, MPEG IMX,
Betacam SX, Betacam SP, Betacam
HDW-D2000
HD Digital Video Cassette Recorder
HDW-M2100P
HD Digital Video Cassette Player
HDCAM
HDCAM, Digital Betacam, MPEG IMX
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HDCAM, Digital Betacam, MPEG IMX,
Betacam SX, Betacam SP, Betacam
Built-in Up* and Down-converters
In addition to compatible replay of Standard Definition cassettes, the HDW-2000 Series features
built-in up and down-converters as standard. Existing Standard Definition recordings can be upconverted to HD, while HDCAM material can be down-converted to SD for post production,
transmission, or delivery via DVD. The “Super-sampled” images down-converted from HDCAM
are visibly superior to those shot in Standard Definition, with higher horizontal and vertical MTF
and reduced scanning aliasing.
* The HDW-2000 replays HDCAM tapes only. HD to SD down-conversion is provided, but SD to HD up-conversion is not.
Multi-burst Chart
Conventional 480/576-line Digital VTR
”Super-sampled“ HDCAM Down-converted signals
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HDW-2000 Series Digital Video Recorders
HDW-M2000P Rear Panel
Switchable Between Interlace and
Progressive Operation including
24PsF
HDCAM VTRs and players are ideal for facilities
producing and distributing programmes internationally. Each model can be switched between
1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/25PsF and
1080/29.97PsF frame rates*1. Compatible replay
of 576/50i and 480/59.94i is also provided by
each deck*1.
To meet the increasing need for 24P programme
creation, 1080/23.98PsF and 1080/24PsF
recording and playback is now available on all
HDW-2000 Series recorders. Conversion of
23.98PsF/24PsF recordings to a 25PsF output
is also provided with time code conversion
performed by the VTR*2.
Finally, a 720/59.94P signal down-converted
from 1080/59.94i or 1080/29.97PsF can be
output from the VTR or player*2.
*1 The frame rate of the source tape cannot be converted at
the output between 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i or between
480/59.94i and 576/50i. Playback of a 576-line analogue
Betacam tape on the HDW-M2000/M2100 (NTSC model),
and playback of a 480-line analogue Betacam tape on the
HDW-M2000P/M2100P (PAL model) is for monitoring
purposes only.
*2 Requires audio pitch correction. Down-conversion and/or
“pull-down” of tapes played back at 23.98PsF or 24PsF
frame rates is not provided.
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Long Recording Time
on a Single Cassette
Compact Design and Low Power
Consumption
The combination of HDCAM compression and
high-density recording onto 1/2-inch tape yields
a maximum recording time onto a small cassette
of 40 minutes at 1080/59.94i, 48 minutes at
1080/50i and 50 minutes at 1080/24PsF.
The HDW-2000 Series is based upon a compact
4RU-size* design and weighs only 23 kg (50 lb
11 oz). It also has low power consumption of
220 W. This makes the VTRs and player ideal for
studio use and also in OB vehicles, where space
is often limited.
Up to 124 minutes at 1080/59.94i, 149 minutes
at 1080/50i and 155 minutes at 1080/24PsF
can be recorded onto a large cassette – ideal for
feature films, dramas and football games running
to extra time and penalties.
Digital Audio and
Dolby®* Recording
The HDCAM format records four channels (two
AES/EBU stereo pairs) of non-compressed digital audio (20 bit at 48 kHz). The HDW-2000
Series recorders can also record non-audio data
streams within the audio recording area by packaging the data within an AES/EBU wrapper.
Dolby-E and Dolby AC-3 (non audio) data
streams can be input to the VTR and recorded
onto the audio tracks.
* Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories Inc.
*4 RU size = 427 x 174 x 540 mm (16 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches)
Easy Integration into your Facility
The HDW-2000 Series features a wide range of
interfaces including:
■ HD SDI I/O*
■ SDI output (D1 component)
■ SDTI I/O* (optional - requires HKDW-102
SDTI Interface Board)
■ Analogue Component output
■ Analogue Composite output (NTSC/PAL)
■ Digital Audio I/O*(AES/EBU)
■ Analogue Audio I/O*
■ Audio Monitor output (2-ch analogue)
*The HDW-M2100P player provides outputs only.
HKDW-101 Control Panel with BKMW-102 Case
User-friendly Control Panel
Operators with experience of Betacam, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX or Digital Betacam will be instantly
familiar with the operational controls of HDCAM VTRs and players. The layout of the tape transport
and editing controls has been refined over generations of Sony 1/2-inch VTRs. The control panel has
a multi-function display for quick access and easy control of the major operational functions.
Dedicated rotary controls and meter displays are included for each of the four audio channels.
An optional HKDW-101 control panel can be used in addition to the supplied control panel to
operate the VTR remotely.
Easy Maintenance
Most of the circuitry of the HDW-2000 Series is arranged on plug-in boards to allow quick and easy
maintenance. The drum assembly has been designed to achieve simple, low cost maintenance by
adopting an upper drum mechanism and an auto adjustment function. This significantly reduces the
time required for periodic drum replacement.
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HDW-2000 Series Digital Video Recorders
FAMILIAR
OPERATION
Frame Accurate Editing
Insert and assemble editing with frame accuracy is provided with each channel of video
and audio being independently editable.
High Speed Colour Picture
Search
Recognisable colour pictures in shuttle mode,
at speeds up to ±50 times normal playback,
guarantee quick access to the required
material on tape.
Dynamic Tracking™ Playback
Dynamic Tracking heads provide high quality
slow motion pictures from -1 to +2 times normal playback speed from HDCAM and
Betacam SX tapes. The slow motion range
from Betacam, Betacam SP, MPEG IMX and
Digital Betacam cassettes is -1 to +3.
Digital Jog Sound
The HDW-2000 Series replays four channels
of digital audio in Jog mode (eight when
replaying MPEG IMX tapes). Jog response is
both fast and accurate for exact location of
edit points. The monitored audio also remains
precisely in sync with video.
1080/1035 Line Conversion
Bi-directional vertical filtering between the
two active line standards (1080 and 1035)
and enhanced quality of variable speed
Dynamic Tracking playback is included as
standard.
Shot Marks
HDW-2000 Series VTRs can scan tapes with
Shot Marks and automatically detect their
positions. After scanning, a list of Shot Marks
is displayed on the video monitor, allowing
rapid cueing to the required material.
Selectable Aspect Ratio
Squeeze, Letterbox and Edge Crop adjustments are provided for control of picture
aspect ratio when converting from SD to HD
and vice versa.
SQUEEZE mode
HD to SD, 16:9 HD picture is down-converted and
output as a 4:3 SD picture.
Audio Crossfade
Digital Audio Crossfade provides smooth
audio transitions at audio insert edit points.
Previously recorded audio signals are read in
advance using pre-read heads and then rerecorded onto the same track after being
mixed with the input audio signal. The crossfade duration can be selected from a range of
values.
HDCAM Camcorder Menu
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture is up-converted, then output
as a 16:9 HD picture.
LETTERBOX mode
Dynamic Motion Control (DMC)
Playback
HDW-2000 Series Time Code List
The HDW-2000 Series features DMC playback, memorising the tape speed trajectory
over the DT speed range (-1 to +2 times
normal speed).
Pre-read Editing
Pre-read editing became an instant hit
when it first appeared on Digital VTRs over
15 years ago. HDW-2000 Series recorders
are equipped with advanced playback heads
to enable pre-read editing. Captions can be
added using a single VTR, A/B-roll editing
can be performed with two VTRs and audio
crossfades can be added for smooth audio
transitions.
HD to SD, 16:9 HD picture down-converted to SD
and output is presented in Letterbox on a 4:3 monitor.
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture is cropped and presented
as a 16:9 picture.
EDGE CROP mode
HD to SD, edges of a 16:9 HD picture are cropped in
the down-converted 4:3 SD picture.
HDCAM Camcorder
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture up-converted as a 16:9 HD
picture, however the sides are cropped.
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Metadata Handling
Metadata is user-defined data indicating
when, where, or by whom material was
created. The Unique Material IDentifier
(UMID) has been standardised by the Society
of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
(SMPTE)* and is a globally unique identifier
used for the identification of picture/audio
material and data.
HDW-2000 Series VTRs provide the facility
to generate and record UMID data on tape
during dubbing, editing and up and downconversion. Recorded UMIDs can subsequently be used in editing, archiving and
distribution, to increase production efficiency
throughout the programme production chain.
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
FOR HDW-2000 SERIES DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDERS
HKDW-101
HKDW-102
BKMW-102
BKMW-103
RMM-131
RCC-5G
Rack Mount Kit
9-pin Remote Cable
RM-280
BCT-6HD/12HD/22HD/32HD/
40HD/34HDL /64HDL/94HDL/
124HDL
Control Panel
SDTI Interface Board
The HDW-2000 Series VTRs can record up to
255 bytes x 3 packets of metadata per field,
which can be transferred to other devices via
HD-SDI or SDTI.
* The UMID standard is SMPTE-330M
Unrivalled Heritage in Advanced
Metal Tape Technology
Remote Control Unit
Sony HDCAM tape has been developed
to offer optimum record and playback
performance across the full range of HDCAM
recorders and players.
Building on an unrivalled heritage for Metal
Tape design, including two Emmy® Awards
(Metal Broadcasting Tape Technology in
1990 and Digital Betacam Metal Tape
Technology in 1995), HDCAM tapes provide
high density recording and a duration of up
to 155* minutes.
* When recording at 24PsF or 23.98PsF onto a large cassette.
Editing Controller
Control Panel Extension Kit
(Cable length = 10m)
HDCAM Tape Cassette
BCT-HD12CL
Cleaning Cassette
BZNW-7000 Series MMStation™
Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Software
MLB-1M-100 Memory Label
(for Tele-File system)
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HDW-1800 Series Digital Video Recorders
AN EVEN MORE
AFFORDABLE
ENTRY TO
THE WORLD
OF HDCAM
The HDW-1800 and HDW-D1800 offer a combination of operational
features and cost designed to make HDCAM appeal to an even wider
audience. Packing the same HDCAM picture and sound quality as the
HDW-2000 Series, the feature set of the two new VTRs has been
optimised to offer a lower cost entry to the world of HDCAM.
Both models offer HDCAM recording and playback at 1080/50i,
1080/59.94i, 1080/23.98PsF, 1080/24PsF, 1080/25PsF and 1080/29.97PsF
with compatible MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam replay also built into
the HDW-D1800.
An optional i.LINK input board can be installed into each model allowing
HDV material to be input directly from an HVR series HDV camcorder or
VTR. An optional 1080 to 720 format converter can also be fitted to
convert 1080/50i recordings to 720/50P for output from the VTR.
A simplified control panel is provided, with a built-in LCD monitor for
on-the-spot picture confirmation and access to operational set-up
menus. Frame accurate assemble, insert and pre-read editing is via 9-pin
RS-422A control on the rear panel.
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FEATURES
Stunning High Definition Pictures
SQUEEZE mode
The HDW-1800 Series records High Definition component digital pictures using state-of-the-art
HDCAM video compression. A video data rate of 140 Mb/s ensures superb picture quality.
A 1/2-inch tape transport derived from Betacam and Digital Betacam technology provides a robust
and reliable design.
Switchable Between Interlace and Progressive Operation including 24PsF
HDW-1800 series VTRs are ideal for facilities producing and distributing programmes internationally.
Each model can be switched between 1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/25PsF and 1080/29.97PsF
frame rates*1. Compatible replay of MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam at 576/50i and 480/59.94i is
also provided by the HDW-D1800*1. To meet the increasing need for 24P programme creation,
1080/23.98PsF and 1080/24PsF recording and playback is provided by both models.
*1 The frame rate of the source tape cannot be converted at the output between 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i or between 480/59.94i and
576/50i.
HD to SD, 16:9 HD picture is down-converted and
output as a 4:3 SD picture.
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture is up-converted, then output
as a 16:9 HD picture.
LETTERBOX mode
Up and Down-conversion Capabilities with Selectable Picture Modes
The HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 recorders can output 525/59.94i and 625/50i signals in SD-SDI
or analogue composite from HDCAM playback. The HDW-D1800 can also output 1080i signals in
HD-SDI from SD legacy playback. Squeeze, letterbox and edge cropping can be applied to the up
or down-converted outputs.
HD to SD, 16:9 HD picture down-converted to SD
and output is presented in Letterbox on a 4:3 monitor.
A Smooth Path to High Definition
The HDW-D1800 provides compatible replay of MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam tapes, and with over
120,000 MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam camcorders and VTRs in use worldwide, offers
unprecedented replay capability.
720P Conversion and 2-3 Pull-down
When fitted with an optional HKDW-104 board, the HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 can convert 1080i
material from tape to 720P for output. 2-3 pulldown is also added, enabling 23.98PsF and 24PsF*
material to be output as 720/59.94i
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture is cropped and presented
as a 16:9 picture.
EDGE CROP mode
* For 24PsF material, 2-3 pull-down output is available only when it is played back at the system frequency of 23.98 Hz. (In this case,
its playback speed is reduced by 0.1%.)
HD to SD, edges of a 16:9 HD picture are cropped in
the down-converted 4:3 SD picture.
Converted 720P Output
1080/59.94i, 1080/29.97PsF, 1080/23.98PsF, 525*
720/59.94P
1080/50i, 1080/25PsF, 625*
720/50P
* Conversion from SD material is available on the HDW-D1800 only.
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture up-converted as a 16:9 HD
picture, however the sides are cropped.
HDV 1080i Stream Recording
The new HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 recorders are equipped with a powerful
HDV 1080i stream recording capability. With the addition of the HKDW-105
board, the HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 recorders can accept an HDV 1080i
compatible stream via i.LINK. This is ideal for users who want to shoot in HDV format and post in
HDCAM.
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HDW-1800 Series Digital Video Recorders
HDW-D1800 (top)
and HDW-1800
Rear Panels
Search Functions
– Jog and Shuttle Mode
The HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 recorders
deliver recognisable colour pictures in shuttle
mode at speeds of up to 50 times normal
playback. Jog operation is also possible,
at -1 to +2 times normal speed. High quality jog
audio provides a responsiveness familiar to
Digital Betacam users.
4.3-inch Colour LCD Screen
The control panels are simple and easy to use.
They are equipped with a 4.3-inch (viewable
area, measured diagonally) 16:9 colour LCD
screen, allowing users to view playback
material and VTR setup menus. It is also
possible to monitor output signals via
2-3 pull-down when converted to 720P.
Video Monitor View
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System Status View
Frame Accurate Editing
Insert and assemble editing with frame
accuracy is provided on the HDW-D1800 and
HDW-1800. Each video and audio channel can
be edited independently.
Digital Audio Crossfade
Digital Audio Crossfade ensures smooth
audio transitions at audio insert edit points.
Previously-recorded audio signals are read
in advance using pre-read heads and then
re-recorded onto the same track after being
mixed with the input signal. The crossfade
duration can be selected from a range of values.
Dynamic Motion Control (DMC)
Playback
The HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 recorders
also provide DMC playback capability, which
memorises the tape speed trajectory over the
DT (Dynamic Tracking) speed range.
Pre-read Editing
Pre-read editing became an instant hit when it
first appeared on Digital VTRs over 15 years
ago. HDW-1800 Series recorders are equipped
with advanced playback heads to enable
pre-read editing. Captions can be added using
a single VTR, A/B-roll editing can be performed
with two VTRs and audio crossfades can be
added for smooth audio transitions.
The HDW-1800 and HDW-D1800 incorporate many of the operational features of
the HDW-2000 Series. The following table shows the main operational differences.
HDCAM record and replay
MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam replay
LCD display on front panel
Editing controls on front panel
Editing via RS-422A (9-pin)
SDTI-CP (option)
SD component output
4 channels of analogue input/output
Cue channel input/output
i.LINK input (option)
HD-SDI input monitor connector
1080/50i to 720/50P output converter (option)
15-pin connector for video control
Control panel EXT operation
Tele-File Reader/writer
3:2 pulldown (option)
Dual reference input for 3:2 pull-down
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Easy Integration into your Facility
The HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 are equipped
with the following interfaces:
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
■ HD-SDI input and output
FOR HDW-1800 SERIES DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDERS
■ SD-SDI output
■ Analogue composite output
■ Digital audio input and output
■ Analogue audio input and output
■ Timecode input and output
■ Reference input
■ RS-422 9-pin remote interface
■ Analogue audio monitor output
■ Video control interface
RMM-131
RCC-5G
RM-280
HKDV-900
BCT-124HDL/64HDL/22HD
BCT-HD12CL
HKDW-104
HKDW-105
Rack Mount Kit
9-pin Remote Cable
■ Remote parallel 50-pin interface
■ RS-232C remote interface
Easy Setup Using “Memory
Stick” Media
Users can store and recall VTR setup
parameters onto optional Memory Stick™
media, enabling quick and consistent setup
of multiple VTRs.
Editing Controller*1
HD Digital Video Controller*2
Metadata Recording
The HDW-D1800 and HDW-1800 can record
metadata including UMID (Unique Material
IDentifier) and shot marks, which are used
for quick cue-up to scenes of interest.
This metadata capability improves overall
efficiency across the production process.
Unrivalled Heritage in Advanced
Metal Tape Technology
HDCAM Tape Cassette
Cleaning Cassette
Sony HDCAM tape has been developed
to offer optimum record and playback
performance across the full range of HDCAM
recorders and players.
Building on an unrivalled heritage for Metal
Tape design, including two Emmy® Awards
(Metal Broadcasting Tape Technology in
1990 and Digital Betacam Metal Tape
Technology in 1995), HDCAM tapes provide
high density recording and a duration of up
to 155* minutes.
* When recording at 24PsF or 23.98PsF onto a large cassette.
Pull-down/720P Board
i.LINK (HDV) Input Board
*1 Supplied with a 9-pin to 4-pin remote cable (2 metres) for connection to the HDW-D1800/HDW-1800.
For longer cable runs, a 10-metre cable is available as an option (1-832-104-11.)
*2 To connect the HKDV-900 with the HDW-D1800/1800 VTR, the optional video controller cable,
RCC-1505H/1510H/1530H is required.
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HDW-S280 Portable Digital Video Recorder
HDCAM
OPERATION IN
THE REMOTEST
OF LOCATIONS
HDCAM is firmly established as the format of choice for high quality
programming - from drama, commercials and natural history to documentaries, sport and mainstream entertainment. Since the launch of HDCAM,
Sony has developed a line-up of camcorders and VTRs which are now in
use by the most discerning professionals around the world.
To strengthen this line-up further, Sony added a compact recorder to the
HDCAM range. The HDW-S280 is the first HDCAM VTR to offer CineAlta
recording in a compact half-rack 3U chassis. Packed with features, the
HDW-S280 is switchable between interlace and progressive mode with
selectable frame rates, including 50i, 25PsF and 24PsF. Compatible
replay of Betacam SX, Betacam SP and Betacam tapes and built-in
up and down-conversion is also included as standard.
Despite its small size, the front panel of the HDW-S280 houses a 3.5-inch*
16:9 colour LCD display for on-the-spot picture monitoring and configuration of VTR operational menus. AC, DC or battery operation completes
an impressive list of features.
The HDW-S280 recorder is ideal in operations where space is at
a premium and it has already been put to great use by production
companies, outside broadcasters and aerial shooting specialists around
the world.
* Viewable area, measured diagonally
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MAIN FEATURES
Superb High Definition Pictures
The HDW-S280 records High Definition component digital pictures onto small HDCAM
cassettes using state-of-the-art HDCAM
video compression. A video data rate of
140 Mb/s ensures superb picture quality.
A 1/2-inch tape transport derived from
Betacam and Digital Betacam technology
provides a robust and reliable design.
Powerful Legacy Playback
Betacam SP and Betacam SX camcorders are
in widespread use around the world for programmes such as ENG, documentaries and
mainstream entertainment. The HDW-S280
can replay Betacam, Betacam SP and
Betacam SX cassettes, providing a smooth
migration to the world of High Definition.
Switchable Between Interlace
and Progressive Operation
including 24PsF
The HDW-S280 is ideal for facilities producing
and distributing programmes internationally.
This compact model can operate in 1080/50i,
1080/59.94i, 1080/25PsF, 1080/29.97PsF and
CineAlta 1080/23.98PsF* and 1080/24PsF*
modes*. This versatile choice of rates makes
the HDW-S280 ideal for the full range of mainstream and prestige productions
Built-in Up and Down-converters
with Selectable Picture Modes
The HDW-S280 can output 480/59.94i and
576/50i signals via SD-SDI or analogue
composite when replaying HDCAM material*.
This is ideal where Standard Definition post
production or distribution is required. The
HDW-S280 can also output 1080i signals via
HD-SDI when replaying SD legacy tapes.
Squeeze, Letterbox and Edge Crop adjustments are provided for control of picture
aspect ratio when converting from SD to HD
and vice versa.
* 1080/24PsF and 1080/23.98PsF playback cannot
be converted to 480/59.94i and 576/50i output.
LETTERBOX mode
SQUEEZE mode
HD to SD, 16:9 HD picture is down-converted and
output as a 4:3 SD picture.
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture is up-converted, then output
as a 16:9 HD picture.
EDGE CROP mode
HD to SD, 16:9 HD picture down-converted to SD
and output is presented in Letterbox on a 4:3 monitor.
HD to SD, edges of a 16:9 HD picture are cropped in
the down-converted 4:3 SD picture.
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture is cropped and presented
as a 16:9 picture.
SD to HD, 4:3 SD picture up-converted as a 16:9 HD
picture, however the sides are cropped.
* The HDW-S280 does not offer a 3-2 pull-down capability.
1080/24PsF and 1080/23.98PsF recordings cannot, therefore, be converted to 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i output by
the HDW-S280.
OPERATIONAL FEATURES
Compact and Portable Design
The HDW-S280 recorder has been designed for use wherever space is limited. Outside broadcast
trucks, cars and helicopters are just some of the locations where you will find HDW-S280 recorders
in use. Measuring only 3U high and half-rack width, with a weight of just 6.0 kg (13 lb 4 oz), the
HDW-S280 is the smallest VTR in the HDCAM line-up. A carrying handle and a tilt stand further
enhance its suitability for use on location.
User-friendly Control Panel Design
Technical performance counts for little if a VTR is not easy to operate. Although the control panel
of the HDW-S280 is extremely compact, it is very easy to use, providing logical access to each
operational control. A Jog/Shuttle dial is provided for quick and precise picture searching.
A 3.5-inch* 16:9 colour LCD display, allows viewing of material and VTR setup without the use of an
external video monitor – a feature especially useful for field operations. At the push of a button,
the LCD display can be switched between video monitoring with superimposed time code and audio
level meters, or system status/menu control mode. Dedicated audio control knobs are also located
on the front panel.
Front Panel (Video Monitor View)
* Viewable area measured diagonally.
System Status View
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HDW-S280 Digital Video Recorder
Rear Panel
AC/DC or Battery-powered
Operation
Search Functions –
Jog and Shuttle Modes
The HDW-S280 recorder can operate on AC,
DC and battery* power, greatly increasing its
flexibility for field productions. The recorder
also achieves low power consumption,
enabling up to 80 minutes of operating time
using the optional BP-GL95 battery.
The HDW-S280 recorder delivers recognisable colour pictures in shuttle mode at
speeds of up to ±10 times normal playback.
Jog operation is also supported, at up to ±1
time normal playback speed.
* To use with a battery, the optional BKP-L551 battery adaptor
is required.
Easy Integration into
your Facility
HDW-S280 with BP-GL95 battery
Although compact in design, the HDW-S280
supports the following interfaces:
Backspace and Assemble
Editing
■ HD-SDI input and output
■ SD SDI output
■ Analogue composite output
■ Analogue audio input and output
■ Analogue audio monitor output
■ Reference input
■ Time code input and output
■ RS-422 9-pin remote interface
The HDW-S280 provides two types of editing
capability. Automatic backspace editing with
instant-start allows sequential recording,
without picture interference at transition
points. Assemble editing – including twomachine editing – is also supported*.
* Frame accuracy is ±1 frame.
Sequential Recording Function
Jog and Shuttle
The record duration onto a small cassette is
up to 50 minutes at 24PsF, 48 minutes at 50i
and 40 minutes at 59.94i. Should a longer
record time be required, two decks can be
connected to record sequentially without a
break in the recording. Two minutes from the
end of the first tape, the second deck starts
recording and the tape in the first deck can
then be changed. An unlimited record time
can be achieved.
Operators can store and recall VTR setup
parameters onto optional Memory Stick
media, enabling quick and consistent setup
of multiple VTRs.
Metadata Recording
Easy Setup Using Memory Stick™ Media
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Easy Setup Using Memory
Stick™ Media
The HDW-S280 can record metadata including UMID (Unique Material IDentifier) and shot
marks, which are used for quick cue-up to
scenes of interest. This metadata capability
improves overall efficiency across the
production process.
SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS
TRANSMISSION
ACQUISITION
Satellite Link
SD-SDI OUT
OUT HD-SDI IN
HD-SDI OUT
SD Composite OUT
Audio Line OUT
Microwave Link
HDC-1500
HDW-S280
HDW-S280
TWO-MACHINE EDITING
EDITING WITH RM-280 EDITING CONTROLLER
OUT HD-SDI IN
9-pin Remote
IN
HD-SDI
OUT
HDW-S280
HDW-S280
HDW-S280
9-pin
Remote
* Assemble editing only. Frame accuracy is ±1 frame.
RM-280 9-pin
Remote
HDW-2000 Series
HDW-1800 Series
Unrivalled Heritage in Advanced Metal Tape
Technology
NON-LINEAR EDITING
Sony HDCAM tape has been developed to offer optimum record and
playback performance across the full range of HDCAM recorders and
players.
HD-SDI
Building on an unrivalled heritage for Metal Tape design, including
two Emmy® Awards (Metal Broadcasting Tape Technology in 1990 and
Digital Betacam Metal Tape Technology in 1995), HDCAM tapes
provide high density recording and a duration of up to 155* minutes.
9-pin Remote
HDW-S280
Non-linear Editor
* When recording at 24PsF or 23.98PsF onto a large cassette.
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
BCT-6HD/12HD/
22HD/32HD/40HD
BCT-HD12CL
RCC-5G
RM-280
BKP-L551
BP-GL95/GL65
BP-L60/80S
BC-M150
BC-L70
BC-L500
Cleaning Cassette
9-pin Remote Cable
Editing Controller
Battery Adaptor
HDCAM Tape Cassette
Lithium-ion Battery Pack
Lithium-ion Battery Pack
Battery Charger
Battery Charger
Battery Charger
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J-H1/J-H3 Compact Digital Video Players
HDCAM
PLAYBACK
ON YOUR DESK
With HDCAM camcorders and studio VTRs now in widespread use around
the world, it was inevitable that producers, editors and others involved
in programme production would demand cost-effective HDCAM players
for viewing, logging and feeding of HDCAM material into non-linear edit
systems. The J-H Series compact players have been designed to meet
this requirement. Sharing the same design philosophy and physical
dimensions of the J Series Standard Definition compact players, both
the J-H1 and J-H3 are affordable, compact and lightweight. While the
J-H1 provides HDCAM playback at 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 1080/25PsF
and 1080/29.97PsF, the J-H3 is equipped with a number of additional
features to support 24P production and is the ideal partner to the CineAlta
line-up.
FEATURES
Compact Design
Sharing the same chassis design as the J Series compact players for Standard Definition, the
J-H1 and J-H3 retain a compact and lightweight design. Equivalent in size to a typical desktop PC,
they can be located on the desks of producers, journalists and editors. The J-H1 and J-H3 players
measure 307 x 100 x 397 mm (12 1⁄ 8 x 4 x 15 3⁄4 inches) and weigh just 7.5 kg (16 lb 9 oz). They can
be used horizontally or placed upright with the supplied vertical stand, for operation where space is
limited.
Replay of Both Small and Large Cassettes
Despite their very compact design, the J-H1 and J-H3 can play back both large and small size cassettes.
HDCAM Replay at Multiple Frame Rates
The J-H1 and J-H3 can replay HDCAM cassettes recorded in 1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/25PsF and
1080/29.97PsF. The J-H3 adds 1080/23.98PsF and 1080/24PsF replay, making it ideal for the full range
of mainstream and prestige TV programming, commercials and feature film applications.
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Flexible Audio Outputs
Both the J-H1 and J-H3 provide two channels
of analogue audio output, available from either
the XLR or phono connectors located on the
rear panel. A headphone socket is also provided on the front panel. The audio channels
to be output from the analogue outputs and
headphone socket can be selected from
Ch 1/2, Ch 3/4 and the Cue track. Audio is
automatically muted for off-speed playback
and non-data playback.
Comprehensive Interfacing for
Signal Output and Monitoring
RGB Computer Display Interface
HD and SDI Outputs
The J-H1 and J-H3 are equipped with an RGB
computer display interface to output HDCAMoriginated content at XGA resolution. The
pixel count of an XGA display is 1024 x 768,
so the HDCAM image is “letterboxed” to
1024 x 577 pixels. Alternatively, the players
can be connected to an XGA-capable data
projector for review of material or for formal
presentations.
For Connection to Computer Displays
For Connection to High Grade Monitors
The J-H1 and J-H3 are equipped with an analogue Y/Pb/Pr component output (BNC x 3)
for connection to an HD picture monitor. The
J-H3 also offers HD-SDI and SD-SDI outputs
for high quality monitoring and feeding to SD
and HD non-linear editors. AES/EBU audio
and non-audio data are embedded in the digital outputs.
Additional J-H3 Features –
Extending Applications in Post
Production
i.LINK* Interface
“Single-Cable” Transmission of Video, Audio
and Time Code
Built-in Down-converter
The J-H3 offers additional features specifically
designed to improve its suitability for post
production. These include:
For Connection to Standard Definition
Monitors
An optional HKJ-101 i.LINK interface board
can be installed into the J-H1 and J-H3. This
can feed down-converted HDCAM material as
25 Mb/s DV data, with audio and time code,
via a single i.LINK interface cable.
Both the J-H1 and J-H3 have a built-in downconverter, offering NTSC or PAL composite
video output from the BNC and RCA output
connectors. HDCAM-originated content can
be down-converted for viewing on a Standard
Definition monitor or for subsequent post production in the SD domain.
■ Reference input (HD/SD switchable)
■ RS-422A
■ Time code output
■ Pull down function to convert 1080/23.98PsF
to 1080/59.94i and 525/59.94i
* i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a
product contains an IEEE1394 connection. The i.LINK connection
may vary depending on the software applications, operating system and specific device. It is possible that some products with an
i.LINK connection may not communicate with others. Please refer
to the documentation that comes with an i.LINK-equipped device
for information on compatibility, operating conditions and proper
connection.
This DV-output can be connected to a
DVCAM deck for dubbing of HDCAM material
to DVCAM tape**. It also allows a direct
connection to DV-based non-linear editors for
low-cost off-line editing.
** Assemble or Insert editing functions cannot be used.
Viewing
Dimensions
307
Small tape Large tape
Selectable Display Devices
321.5
100
100
Monitors
Monitors
Computer
Display
Projectors
397
Can be used
vertically
SD Composite Video Output
HD Component Video Output
HD and SD SDI Output
RGB Computer Display Interface
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Source Feeding to NLE
Simple Dubbing
Small tape Large tape
HDCAM Deck
HDCAM
J-H1/3
J-H3 only
i.LINK
Digital Betacam or
MPEG IMX Deck
HD-SDI
or SDI Connection
or i.Link Connection
DVCAM Deck
9-pin simple
remote
Digital Betacam
or MPEG IMX
DVCAM
HD-SDI or SDI
or i.LINK
NLE
NLE
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Specifications
HDW-2000 Series and HDW-1800 Series
GENERAL
Power requirements
Power consumption
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Humidity
Mass
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Tape speed
HDW-2000
VARIABLE MODE
HDW-M2100P
220 W
150 W
+5 to +40 °C (41to 104 °F)
-20 to +60 °C (-4 to +140 °F)
HDCAM
Digital Betacam
MPEG IMX
Betacam SX
Betacam/Betacam SP
25 to 90%
23 kg (50 lb 11 oz)
427 x 174 x 544 mm (16 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches)
96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF), 80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF), 77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
96.7 mm/s
64.5 mm/s (525/59.94), 53.8 mm (625/50)
59.6 mm/s
118.6 mm/s (525/59.94), 101.5 mm/s (625/50)
124 minutes (59.94i, 29.97PsF, with BCT-124HDL cassette)
149 minutes (50i, 25PsF, with BCT-124HDL cassette)
155 minutes (24PsF, 23.98PsF, with BCT-124HDL cassette)
40 minutes (59.94i, 29.97PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
48 minutes (50i, 25PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
50 minutes (24PsF, 23.98PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
Approx. 3 minutes (with BCT-124HDL cassette)
Still to ±50 times normal speed playback (59.94i, 29.97PsF),
Still to ±58 times normal speed playback (50i, 25PsF),
Still to ±60 times normal speed playback (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
Still to ±50 times normal speed playback
Still to ±78 times normal speed playback
Still to ±78 times normal speed playback
Still to ±35 times normal speed playback (525/59.94)
Still to ±42 times normal speed playback (625/50)
-1 to +2 times normal speed playback
-1 to +3 times normal speed playback
-1 to +3 times normal speed playback
-1 to +2 times normal speed playback
-1 to +3 times normal speed playback
Still to ±1 times normal speed playback
0.6 s or less (59.94i, 29.97PsF, from standby on), 0.7 s or less (50i, 25PsF, 24PsF, 23.98PsF, from standby on)
6 s or less (both L and S cassettes)
—
—
—
—
HDCAM
Digital Betacam
MPEG IMX
Betacam SX
Betacam/Betacam SP
—
—
—
—
HDCAM
Digital Betacam
MPEG IMX
Betacam SX
Betacam/Betacam SP
—
—
—
—
JOG MODE
Servo lock time
Load/unload time
INPUT/OUTPUT
HD-SDI input
SDTI input (with optional HKDW-102 installed)
Reference video input
BNC x 2, AES/EBU
XLR-3-pin type, female, x 5
Low off: -60 dBu, high impedance, balanced
High off: +4 dBu, high impedance, balanced
High on: -4 dBm, 600 Ω termination, balanced
Time code input
i.LINK(HDV 1080i) input (option: HKDW-105)
HD-SDI output
SD-SDI output
BNC x 2, AES/EBU
(CH 1/2, CH 3/4)
Analogue audio output (CH 1/2/3/4)
Time code output
Monitor output L/R
Headphones
Remote1 In
Remote1 Out
RS-232C
Remote2 Parallel I/O
Video control
Control panel
Others
PROCESSOR ADJUSTMENT RANGE
Video level
Chroma level
Set up/black level
Chroma phase/hue
System sync phase
System SC phase
Y/C delay
—
—
—
—
—
BNC x 2,
XLR-3-pin type,
Low off: -60 dBu, high
High off: +4 dBu, high
High on: -4 dBm, 600 Ω
IEEE1394, 6-pin x 1
—
—
XLR-3-pin type, x 2, male, +4 dBm
D-sub 9-pin
—
“Memory
±3 dB/∞ to +3 dB, selectable
±3 dB/∞ to +3 dB, selectable
±30 IRE
±30°
±15 µs
±200 ns
±100 ns
—
DIGITAL VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Sampling frequency
Quantisation
Compression
Channel coding
Error correction
Y: 74.25 MHz, R-Y/B-Y: 37.125 MHz
10 bit/sample (compression: 8 bit/sample)
Coefficient recording system
S-I-NRZI PR-IV
Reed-Solomon code
ANALOGUE COMPONENT OUTPUT PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
S/N ratio
K Factor (2T Pulse)
Y: 0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB, R-Y/B-Y: 0 to 2.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB
56 dB or more
1% or less
ANALOGUE COMPOSITE OUTPUT PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
S/N ratio
Differential gain
Differential phase
Y/C delay
K Factor (2T Pulse)
Output SCH phase
0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
53 dB or more
2% or less
2° or less
20 ns or less
1% or less
Based upon RS-170A/CCIR R.624-3
DIGITAL AUDIO PERFORMANCE
Sampling frequency
Quantisation
Wow & flutter
Headrooms
Emphasis (ON/OFF selectable in REC mode)
48 kHz (Synchronised with video)
20 bit/sample
Below measurable level
20 dB (or 18 dB selectable)
T1=50 µs, T2=15 µs (on/off selectable in recording mode)
ANALOGUE AUDIO OUTPUT PERFORMANCE
A/D quantisation
D/A quantisation
Frequency response
Dynamic range
Distortion
Crosstalk
20 bit/sample
20 bit/sample
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
More than 95 dB (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
Less than 0.05% (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON, reference level)
Less than -80 dB (at 1 kHz, between any two channels)
100 Hz to 12 kHz ±3 dB
More than 45 dB (at 3% distortion level)
Less than 2% (T.H.D. at 1 kHz, reference level)
Less than 0.2%
More than 60 dB
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
Operation manual (1), Installation manual (1)
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—
—
—
XLR-3-pin type, female, x 1 (0.5 to 18 Vp-p,10 kΩ, balanced)
—
BNC x 3 (SMPTE 292M including one character out), Serial Digital (1.485 Gb/s)
BNC x 3 (SMPTE 259M including one character out),
Serial Digital (270 Mb/s)
BNC x 2 (SMPTE 305M), 270 Mb/s
BNC x 3 (SMPTE 259M including one character out), Serial Digital (270 Mb/s)
BNC x 3 (RS-170A, including one character out, one WFM out)
Y: 1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, R-Y/B-Y: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω
BNC x 3, for one set, 1.0 V p-p, 75 Ω,sync negative
BNC x 4, AES/EBU
(CH 1/2, CH 3/4, CH 5/6, CH 7/8)
XLR-3-pin type, x 5, male, +4 dBm (600 Ω load), low impedance, balanced
XLR-3-pin type, male, x 1 (2.2 Vp-p, low impedance, balanced)
XLR-3-pin type, male, x 2 (+4 dBm at 600 Ω load, low impedance, balanced)
JM-60 Stereo phone jack (-∞ to -12 dBu at 8 Ω load, unbalanced)
D-sub 9-pin, Sony 9-pin remote interface
D-sub 9-pin, Sony 9-pin remote interface
D-sub 9-pin
D-sub 50-pin
D-sub 9-pin, D-sub 15-pin
D-sub 15-pin
“Memory Stick”™ slot, PCMCIA slot
SDTI output (with optional HKDW-102 installed)
SDI output
Analogue composite output
Analogue component output
Digital audio output
20 to 90%
22 kg (48 lb 8 oz)
BNC x 1 (SMPTE 292M), Serial Digital (1.485 Gb/s)
—
BNC x 1 (SMPTE305M), 270 Mb/s
—
BNC x 2 (with a loop-through), Tri-level sync, 0.6 Vp-p, 75 Ω, sync negative or Black Burst or Composite, 0.3 Vp-p, 75 Ω, sync negative
Digital audio input (CH 1/2, CH 3/4)
Analogue audio input (CH 1/2/3/4/Cue)
CUE TRACK
Sampling frequency
S/N ratio
Distortion
Wow & flutter
Erase ratio
HDW-D1800
100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
HDCAM record/playback time
(HDW-M2100P is replay only)
Fast forward/rewind time
Search speed range SHUTTLE MODE
HDW-M2000P
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
HDW-1800
HDW-D2000
100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
150 W
220 W
+5 to +40 °C (41to 104 °F)
-20 to +60 °C (-4 to +140 °F)
20 to 90%
22 kg (48 lb 8 oz)
—
—
—
—
25 to 90%
23 kg (50 lb 11 oz)
427 x 174 x 544 mm (16 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches)
96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF), 80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF), 77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
96.7 mm/s
64.5 mm/s (525/59.94), 53.8 mm (625/50)
—
—
124 minutes (59.94i, 29.97PsF, with BCT-124HDL cassette)
149 minutes (50i, 25PsF, with BCT-124HDL cassette)
155 minutes (24PsF, 23.98PsF, with BCT-124HDL cassette)
40 minutes (59.94i, 29.97PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
48 minutes (50i, 25PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
50 minutes (24PsF, 23.98PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
Approx. 3 minutes (with BCT-124HDL cassette)
Still to ±50 times normal speed playback (59.94i, 29.97PsF),
Still to ±58 times normal speed playback (50i, 25PsF),
Still to ±60 times normal speed playback (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
Still to ±50 times normal speed playback
Still to ±78 times normal speed playback
—
—
-1 to +2 times normal speed playback
—
-1 to +3 times normal speed playback
—
-1 to +3 times normal speed playback
—
—
Still to ±1 times normal speed playback
0.6 s or less (59.94i, 29.97PsF, from standby on), 0.7 s or less (50i, 25PsF, 24PsF, 23.98PsF, from standby on)
6 s or less (both L and S cassettes)
BNC x 1 (SMPTE 292M), Serial Digital (1.485 Gb/s)
—
BNC x 1 (SMPTE305M), 270 Mb/s
BNC x 2 (with a loop-through), Tri-level sync, 0.6 Vp-p, 75 Ω, sync negative or Black Burst or Composite, 0.3 Vp-p, 75 Ω, sync negative
BNC x 2, AES/EBU
AES/EBU
female, x 2
impedance, balanced
impedance, balanced
termination, balanced
IEEE1394, 6-pin x1
—
—
BNC x 2, AES/EBU
(CH 1/2, CH 3/4)
(600 Ω load), low impedance, balanced
D-sub 9-pin
—
Stick”™ slot
XLR-3-pin type, female, x 5
Low off: -60 dBu, high impedance, balanced
High off: +4 dBu, high impedance, balanced
High on: -4 dBm, 600 Ω termination, balanced
XLR-3-pin type, female, x 1 (0.5 to 18 Vp-p,10 kΩ, balanced)
—
BNC x 3 (SMPTE 292M including one character out), Serial Digital (1.485 Gb/s)
BNC x 3 (SMPTE 259M including one character out),
Serial Digital (270 Mb/s)
BNC x 2 (SMPTE 305M), 270 Mb/s
BNC x 3 (SMPTE 259M including one character out), Serial Digital (270 Mb/s)
BNC x 3 (RS-170A, including one character out, one WFM out)
Y: 1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, R-Y/B-Y: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω
BNC x 3, for one set, 1.0 V p-p, 75 Ω,sync negative
BNC x 4, AES/EBU
(CH 1/2, CH 3/4, CH 5/6, CH 7/8)
XLR-3-pin type, x 5, male, +4 dBm (600 Ω load), low impedance, balanced
XLR-3-pin type, male, x 1 (2.2 Vp-p, low impedance, balanced)
XLR-3-pin type, male, x 2 (+4 dBm at 600 Ω load, low impedance, balanced)
JM-60 Stereo phone jack (-∞ to -12 dBu at 8 Ω load, unbalanced)
D-sub 9-pin, Sony 9-pin remote interface
D-sub 9-pin, Sony 9-pin remote interface
D-sub 9-pin
D-sub 50-pin
D-sub 9-pin, D-sub 15-pin
D-sub 15-pin
“Memory Stick”™ slot, PCMCIA slot
Digital Betacam playback
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
Y
R-Y/B-Y
S/N ratio
K factor
DIGITAL AUDIO (CH 1 TO CH 4)
Frequency response (0 dB at 1 kHz)
Dynamic range
Distortion (T.H.D. at 1 kHz, reference level)
Wow & flutter
ANALOGUE AUDIO (CUE TRACK)
Frequency response (0 dB at 1 kHz)
S/N ratio (at 3% distortion level)
Distortion (T.H.D. at 1 kHz, reference level)
Wow & flutter
MPEG IMX playback
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
Y
R-Y/B-Y
S/N ratio
K factor (2T pulse)
AUDIO PERFORMANCE
Frequency response (0 dB at 1 kHz)
Dynamic range
Distortion
HDW-M2000P, HDW-M2100P,
HDW-D2000, HDW-D1800
0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-0.5 dB
0 to 2.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-0.5 dB
62 dB or more
1% or more
Y
R-Y/B-Y
S/N ratio
K factor
AUDIO PERFORMANCE
Frequency response (0 dB at 1 kHz)
Dynamic range
Distortion
Analogue Betacam SX playback
S/N ratio
K-Factor (2T Pulse)
LF non-linearity
Y
R-Y/B-Y
Y
R-Y/B-Y
Y
R-Y/B-Y
Y/C delay
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
LNG
AFM*
Frequency response
S/N ratio
T.H.D.
Wow & Flutter
Frequency response
S/N ratio
T.H.D.
—
—
—
—
—
—
100 Hz to 12 kHz +3 dB/-3 dB
45 dB (at 1 kHz)
2% or less
Less than 0.2% (DIN 45508 weighted)
—
—
—
—
HDW-M2000P, HDW-M2100P,
HDW-D2000, HDW-D1800
0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB
0 to 2.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB
56 dB or more
1% or more
HDW-2000
HDW-1800
—
—
—
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB
90 dB or more (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON,
16 bits/48 kHz)
0.05% or less (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON,
reference level (+4 dBm))
—
—
—
HDW-M2000P, HDW-M2100P
0 to 5.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
0 to 2.0 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
56 dB or more
1% or less
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
90 dB or more (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
0.05% or less (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON, reference level (+4 dBm))
HDW-M2000P, HDW-M2100P
METAL TAPE
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
—
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB
95 dB (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
0.05% rms (emphasis ON)
Below measurable level
Betacam SX playback
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
HDW-2000
HDW-1800
OXIDE TAPE
30 Hz to 4.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-4.0 dB 30 Hz to 4.1 MHz +0.5 dB/-6.0 dB
30 Hz to 1.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB 30 Hz to 1.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
51 dB or more
48 dB or more
48 dB or more
45 dB or more
2% or less
3% or less
3% or less
4% or less
20 ns or less
50 Hz to15 kHz +1.5 dB/-3.0
72 dB or more
50 dB or more (Dolby NR off)
1% or less
2% or less
0.1% rms or less
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB
85 dB or more
0.5% or less
±3 dB/∞ to +3 dB, selectable
±3 dB/∞ to +3 dB, selectable
±30 IRE
±30°
±15 µs
±200 ns
—
Y: 74.25 MHz, R-Y/B-Y: 37.125 MHz
10 bit/sample (compression: 8 bit/sample)
Coefficient recording system
S-I-NRZI PR-IV
Reed-Solomon code
—
—
—
Y: 0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB, R-Y/B-Y: 0 to 2.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB
56 dB or more
1% or less
0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
53 dB or more
2% or less
2° or less
20 ns or less
1% or less
Based upon RS-170A/CCIR R.624-3
48 kHz (Synchronised with video)
20 bit/sample
Below measurable level
20 dB (or 18 dB selectable)
T1=50 µs, T2=15 µs (on/off selectable in recording mode)
20 bit/sample
20 bit/sample
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
More than 95 dB (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
Less than 0.05% (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON, reference level)
Less than -80 dB (at 1 kHz, between any two channels)
—
—
—
—
—
100 Hz to 12 kHz ±3 dB
More than 45 dB (at 3% distortion level)
Less than 2% (T.H.D. at 1 kHz, reference level)
Less than 0.2%
More than 60 dB
Operation manual (1), Installation manual (1)
21
Specifications
HDW-S280
GENERAL
Power requirements
Power consumption
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Humidity
Mass
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Tape speed
Servo lock time
Load/unload time
100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
80 W (AC operation), 60 W (DC operation)
+5 to +40 °C (41 to 104 °F)
-20 to +60 °C (-4 to +140 °F)
25 to 80%
6 kg (13 lb 4 oz)
210 x 132 x 425 mm (8 3⁄8 x 5 1⁄4 x 16 3⁄4 inches)
96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF), 80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF), 77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
59.6 mm/s
118.6 mm/s (59.94i), 101.5 mm (50i)
40 minutes (59.94i, 29.97PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
48 minutes (50i, 25PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
50 minutes (24PsF, 23.98PsF, with BCT-40HD cassette)
Approx. 4 minutes (fast-forward), 3 minutes (rewind)
Still to ±10 times normal speed playback
Still to ±1 time normal speed playback
1.0 s or less
7 s or less
INPUT/OUTPUT
HD-SDI input
Reference video input
Analogue audio input (CH 1/2)
Timecode input
HD-SDI output
SD-SDI output
Analogue composite output
Analogue audio output (CH 1/2)
Timecode output
Audio monitor output L/R
Headphones
Remote (RS-422)
Video control
DC output
Others
BNC x 1 (SMPTE 292M), Serial Digital (1.485 Gb/s)
BNC x 2 (with a loop-through), Tri-level sync, 0.6 Vp-p, 75 Ω , sync negative or Black Burst or Composite, 0.3 Vp-p, 75 Ω , sync negative
XLR-3-pin type, female x 2, +4/0/-3/-20/-60 dBu selectable, high impedance, balanced
BNC x1 (0.5 to 18 Vp-p, 10 kΩ, balanced)
BNC x 2 (SMPTE 292M), Serial Digital (1.485 Gb/s)
BNC x 2 (SMPTE 259M including one character out), Serial Digital (270 Mb/s)
BNC x 2 (RS-170A, including one character out) Y: 1.0 Vp-p, sync negative, R-Y/B-Y: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω
XLR-3-pin type, male x 2, +4 dBm (600 Ω load), low impedance, balanced
BNC x1 (1.0 Vp-p, unbalanced)
XLR-3-pin type, male x 2, +4 dBm (600 Ω load), low impedance, balanced
JM-60 Stereo phone jack (-∞ to -12 dBu at 8 Ω load, unbalanced)
D-sub 9-pin, Sony 9-pin remote interface
D-sub 9-pin
Round shape 4-pin, female x 1, for RM-280 or BVR-3 controller
“Memory Stick” slot
PROCESSOR ADJUSTMENT RANGE
Video level
Chroma level
Set up/black level
Chroma phase/hue
System sync phase
System SC phase
Y/C delay
±3 dB/∞ to +3 dB, selectable
±3 dB/∞ to +3 dB, selectable
±210 mV
±30º
±15 µs
±200 ns
±100 ns
DIGITAL VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Sampling frequency
Quantisation
Compression
Channel coding
Error correction
Y: 74.25 MHz, R-Y/B-Y: 37.125 MHz
10 bit/sample (compression: 8 bit/sample)
Coefficient recording system
S-I-NRZI PR-IV
Reed-Solomon code
ANALOGUE COMPOSITE OUTPUT PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
S/N ratio
Differential gain
Differential phase
Y/C delay
K Factor (2T Pulse)
Output SCH phase
Y: 0 to 5.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB, R-Y/B-Y: 0 to 2.75 MHz +0.5 dB/-2.0 dB
53 dB or more
2% or less
2% or less
20 ns or less
1% or less
Based upon RS-170A/CCIR R.624-3
DIGITAL AUDIO PERFORMANCE
Sampling frequency
Quantisation
Wow & flutter
Headrooms
Emphasis (ON/OFF selectable in REC mode)
48 kHz (Synchronised with video)
20 bit/sample
Below measurable level
20/18/16/12 dB selectable
T1=50 µs, T2=15 µs (on/off selectable in recording mode)
ANALOGUE AUDIO OUTPUT PERFORMANCE
A/D quantisation
D/A quantisation
Frequency response
Dynamic range
Distortion
Crosstalk
20 bit/sample
20 bit/sample
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
More than 90 dB (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
Less than 0.08% (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON, reference level)
Less than -80 dB (at 1 kHz, between any two channels)
CUE TRACK
Frequency response
S/N ratio
Distortion
Wow & flutter
Erase ratio
100 Hz to 10 kHz ±3 dB
More than 45 dB (at 3% distortion level)
Less than 2% (T.H.D. at 1 kHz, reference level)
Less than 0.2%
More than 60 dB
HDCAM
Betacam SX
Betacam/Betacam SP
HDCAM Record/playback time
Fast forward/rewind time
Search speed range
Shuttle mode
Jog mode
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
Operation manual (1), Installation manual (1), Connector cap (1)
BETACAM SX PLAYBACK
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
Y
S/N ratio
K factor (2T pulse)
NTSC: 0 to 4.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
PAL: 0 to 5.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
0 to 2.0 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
56 dB or more
1% or less
AUDIO PERFOMANCE
Frequency response
Dynamic range
Distortion
20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
88 dB or more (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
0.08% or less (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON, reference level (+4 dBm))
ANALOGUE BETACAM (NTSC) PLAYBACK
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
Y
R-Y/B-Y
S/N ratio
Y
R-Y/B-Y
K-Factor (2T Pulse)
LF non-linearity
Y
R-Y/B-Y
Y/C delay
METAL TAPE
OXIDE TAPE
30 Hz to 4.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-4.0 dB
30 Hz to 1.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
51 dB or more
48 dB or more
2% or less
3% or less
4% or less
20 ns or less
30 Hz to 4.1 MHz +0.5 dB/-6.0 dB
30 Hz to 1.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
48 dB or more
45 dB or more
3.5% or less
3% or less
4% or less
20 ns or less
50 Hz to15 kHz +1.5 dB/-3.0 dB
72 dB or more
1.5% or less
0.2% or less
50 Hz to15 kHz ±3.0 dB
50 dB or more (Dolby NR off)
2% or less
0.2% or less
R-Y/B-Y
AUDIO PERFORMANCE
LNG
Frequency response
S/N ratio
T.H.D.
Wow & flutter
ANALOGUE BETACAM (PAL) PLAYBACK
VIDEO PERFORMANCE
Bandwidth
Y
R-Y/B-Y
S/N ratio
Y
R-Y/B-Y
K-Factor (2T Pulse)
LF non-linearity
Y
R-Y/B-Y
Y/C delay
AUDIO PERFORMANCE
LNG
22
Frequency response
S/N ratio
T.H.D.
Wow & flutter
METAL TAPE
OXIDE TAPE
25 Hz to 4.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-4.0 dB
25 Hz to 1.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
48 dB or more
48 dB or more
2.5% or less
3% or less
4% or less
20 ns or less
25 Hz to 4.1 MHz +0.5 dB/-6.0 dB
25 Hz to 1.5 MHz +0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
46 dB or more
45 dB or more
4% or less
3% or less
4% or less
20 ns or less
50 Hz to 15 kHz +1.5 dB/-3.0 dB
68 dB or more
1.5% or less
0.2% or less
50 Hz to15 kHz 3.0 dB
62 dB or more (Dolby NR off)
2% or less
0.2% or less
J-H1/J-H3
GENERAL
Power requirements
Power consumption
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Humidity
Mass
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Tape speed
Playback time
Fast forward / Rewind time
Search speed
Servo lock time
Load/unload time
INPUT/OUTPUT
Digital HD video
Digital SD Video
Analogue HD video
Analogue SD video
Computer display
i.LINK (Optional)
Timecode
Audio monitoring
Headphone
RS-232C
RS-422
Wireless remote
EXT SYNC
HD ANALOGUE RESPONSE
Output level
Bandwidth
S/N ratio
Output impedance
Y/C Delay
XGA ANALOGUE RESPONSE
Output level
Resolution
Refresh/rate
H-Frequency
SD COMPOSITE RESPONSE
Output level
Bandwidth
S/N ratio
Y/C delay
K Factor (2T Pulse)
ANALOGUE AUDIO RESPONSE
Output level
Frequency response
Dynamic range
Distortion
Wow & flutter
CUE AUDIO RESPONSE
Sampling frequency
S/N ratio
Distortion
Wow & flutter
J-H1
J-H3
AC 100 V to 240 V 50/60 Hz
50 W
HDCAM
Shuttle mode
Jog mode
60 W
+5 °C to +40 °C (+41 °F to +104 °F)
-20 °C to +60 °C (-4 °F to +140 °F)
25 % to 80 % (relative humidity)
7.5 kg (16 lb 9 oz)
307 x 100 x 397 mm (12 1⁄8 x 4 x 15 3⁄4 inches)
96.7 mm/s (29.97 Hz), 80.7 mm/s (25 Hz)
96.7 mm/s (29.97 80.7 mm/s (25 Hz) 77.4 mm/s (24 Hz)
124 min (29.97 Hz, with BCT-124HDL)
124 min (29.97 Hz, with BCT-124HDL)
149 min (25 Hz, with BCT-124HDL)
149 min (25 Hz,with BCT-124HDL)
155 min (24 Hz, with BCT-124HDL)
Approx. 6 min with BCT-124HD
Still to ± 21 times normal speed playback
Still to ±1 time normal speed playback
1 sec or less (from standby on)
7 sec or less
–
–
–
BNC x 1, SMPTE-292M
BNC x 1, SMPTE-259M
BNC (x 3) Y: 0.7 vp-p, Pb/Pr: ±0.7vp-p 75 Ω
EIAJ RC-5237 connector, EIAJ CP-4120 standard
BNC (x 1), Pin jack (x 1), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω
D-sub 15 pin, XGA (1024 x 768 dots), RGB, 0.7 V
IEEE1394
–
–
BNC x 1, SMPTE 12M
Pin jack (x 2): -10 dBu at 47 kΩ load, unbalanced
XLR (male x 2) +4 dBm, 600 Ω load, low impedance, balanced
JM-60 stereo phone jack, -∞ to -12 dBu at 8 Ω, unbalanced
D-sub 9 pin male (x 1)
D-sub 9 pin female (x 1), Sony 9-pin remote interface
BIRCS
BNC x 2
Y: 700 mV (±5 %) , Pb/Pr: 700 mV (±5 %) ,Sync signal: 300 mV (±5 %)
Y: 0 to 20 MHz + 1.0 dB / -3.0 dB , Pb/Pr: 0 to 7 MHz +1.0 dB / -3.0 dB
56 dB or more
Y, Pb, Pr: 75 Ω (±5 %)
Y, Pb, Pr: ±15 nsec or less
R: 700 mV (±5 %), G: 700 mV (±5 %), B: 700 mV (±5 %)
XGA
60 Hz
48.4 kHz
Y: 59.94i: 714 mV (±5 %), 50i: 700 mV (±5 %)
Sync: 59.94i: 286 mV (±5 %), 50i: 300 mV (± 5%)
Burst: 59.94i: 286 mV (±5 %), 50i: 300 mV (±5 %)
0.5 to 5.75 MHz + 0.5 dB/-3.0 dB
56 dB or more
20 nsec or less
1.0 % or less
XLR: +4±0.5 dBm, -20 dBFS, 600 Ω terminated
PIN: +10±0.5 dBu, -20 dBFS, 47 kΩ terminated
20 Hz to 20 kHz + 1.0 dB/-1.5 dB
More than 85 dB (at 1 kHz, emphasis ON)
Less than 0.1 % (at 1 kHz/-20 dBFS, emphasis ON)
Below measurable level
100 Hz to 10 kHz ±3.0 dB
More than 43.5 dB (3 % distortion level )
Less than 2 % (T.H.D. at 1kHz, reference level )
Less than 0.18 %
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
Operation manual (CD-ROM), Quick operation guide, Vertical stand (x 2), Infra-red remote controller
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