PDWF75

XDCAM HD Deck

$18,999.00 U.S. List Price

XDCAM HD decks are highly versatile and can be used for many different applications including HD video recording, linear/nonlinear editing, and presentations at large exhibitions and conference venues. The PDW-F75 XDCAM is highly flexible and can record in both MPEG HD and DVCAM formats. It is capable of recording 1080 video lines of multiple frame rates at a high bit rate of up to 35 Mbps on Professional Disc media. It also provides four channels of high quality uncompressed audio. The PDW-F75 deck records and plays Professional Disc with HD material at 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P and native 23.98P using the "MPEG HD" codec that uses the industry standard MPEG-2 MP@HL compression. And for high quality sound, four channel, 16 bit, 48 kHz uncompressed audio is used. The deck also can down-convert MPEG HD material to DV signals and outputs via the i.LINK interface. The PDW-F75 also features a built-in Up/Down-conversion to up-convert DVCAM material to HD signals and output via HD-SDI or HD analog component connection as well as to down-convert MPEG HD material to SD SDI or composite connection. It supports Jog/Variable operation with +/- 1 times normal speed and Shuttle with +/- 20 times normal speed even adopting MPEG Long GOP. In the thumbnail operation, the Expand function displays 12x further detail around a scene, which the operator can see in the clip, on top of Scene Selection, commonly known as in-deck cuts-only editing capability.

Highlights:

  • MPEG HD recording at multiple bit rates and playback
  • Playback capability of DVCAM material with HD up-conversion output
  • Optional DVCAM recording capability
  • Both single-layer disc (PFD-23A) and dual-layer disc (PFD-50DLA) support
  • Thumbnail display with instant access and replay of clips
  • Scene Selection function for in-deck cuts-only editing
  • Equipped with Jog/Shuttle dial, providing VTR-like operation - Jog/variable: +/- 1 time normal speed, Shuttle: +/- 20 times normal speed
  • Inputs: HD-SDI, AES/EBU audio, analog audio, timecode, reference
  • Outputs: HD-SDI, Y/Pb/Pr, SD-SDI, RGB, SD analog composite, AES/EBU audio, analog audio, timecode, XGA/VGA, audio monitor (L/R)
  • Other interfaces: RS-422A, RS-232C, Gigabit Ethernet (option)
  • i.LINK interface that supports File Access Mode and AV/C (DV stream) output
  • HD down-conversion capability: DV output via i.LINK (DV OUT) port or baseband SD output via SD-SDI, analog component or composite ports
  • 16:9, 3.5-inch type color LCD display
  • Optional Gigabit Ethernet capability for network-based file transfer
  • Optional capability to input and output 25 Mbps MPEG-2 TS (Transport Stream) for interfacing with HDV products or HDV-based nonlinear editors via i.LINK port
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 12 1/8 x 4 x 16 1/2 inches (307 x 100 x 417 mm)
Features Benefits:
Record and Playback Record and playback DVCAM and MPEG HD material at multiple bit rates (18Mbps, 25Mpbs and 35Mpbs). For DVCAM recording, it is necessary to install PDBK-104 optional board.
Up/Down Conversion The PDW-F75 recording deck has the up-conversion capability to allow material recorded in the DVCAM format to be converted to HD signals and output via its HD-SDI or HD analog component connector. This capability allows users to easily and flexibly migrate to HD-based operations at their own pace. During HD material playback, the deck can output DVCAM via i.Link (DV OUT) port or baseband SD output via SD-SDI, composite output, or optional analog component output,
A/V Inputs HD-SDI, AES/EBU audio, analog audio, timecode, reference
A/V Outputs HD-SDI, Y/Pb/Pr, SD-SDI, RGB, SD analog composite, AES/EBU audio, analog audio, timecode, XGA/VGA, audio monitor (L/R)
Other interfaces RS-422A, RS-232C, Ethernet (Optional Gigabit Ethernet capability for network-based file transfer) i.Link interface that supports File Access Mode and DV OUT
MPEG-2 TS output Optional capability to input and output 25 Mb/s MPEG-2 TS (Transport Stream) for interfacing with HDV products or HDV-based nonlinear editors via an i.LINK port
Jog/Shuttle Equipped with Jog/shuttle dial, providing VTR-like operation -
LCD Display 16:9, 3.5"* type color LCD Screen *Viewable area measured diagonally.
Trigger REC function over HD-SDI If it is connected with SONY HDW series camcorder via HD-SDI, PDW-F75 can detect the status of camcorder and automatically start and stop recording.
9-pin Remote Can be controlled as a linear deck, functioning as that bridge between analog & digital formats
High-speed transfer of Proxy AV data Through its network interfaces, the Proxy AV data (2Mbps MPEG-4 SP) can be transferred at up to 18x-20x real time.
Metadata Recording Capable of recording a variety of metadata, which provides a huge advantage when searching for data in subsequent processes. Users have the flexibility to designate the amount of metadata they wish to record. The types of metadata that the Sony XDCAM Series of products can handle and record: - UMID - Essence Marking (Manual and Automatic) - Thumbnails, Sub clips - Ability to write EDL back onto disc
Expand function The clip for a selected thumbnail is divided into 12 even time intervals. The first frame of each of these 12 time divisions is shown as a thumbnail. With this function, it is easy to search rapidly for scenes within a long clip. This expand function can be applied up to three times (dividing the clip into 1728 even time intervals) to show a list of the frames.
Scene Selection Provides a non-destructive, cuts-only editing capability in the deck and camcorder.
Thumbnail Search Operation and Scene Selection Capability Thumbnail display with instant access to clips. Combined with an attached video monitor, the PDW-F75 enables the user to perform thumbnail searches and create scene selections. The user can achieve quick, random access to each clip and creation of scene selection lists. The PDW-F75 can then utilize those scene selection lists by playing out the video in the order prescribed by the list. The color LCD screen provided enables thumbnail search and scene selection functionality. Through the use of those functions, the user has quick, random access to each clip and can create scene selection lists and play them out in the order prescribed by the list.
Selectable Modes of File Recording Two types of file recording mode is provided. In standard operation, one clip file is created each time recording is started and stopped. In the other mode, called Clip Continuous REC Mode, one clip file can be created while multiple record start and stop. (Available when recording is remotely controlled via an RS422A or RS-232C interface, or during Trigger REC mode via HD-SDI interface.)
Compact, Lightweight Design The dimensions (WxHxD): 12 1/8 x 4 x 16 1/2 inches
AC Operation Ideal for in house applications

General Specifications Detail:
Power Requirements AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 70 W
Operating Temperature +5 to +40°C (+41 to +104°F)
Storage Temperature -20 to +60°C (-4 to +140°F)
Humidity 20 to 90% (relative humidity)
Mass 1.4 kg (3 lb 1 oz)
7.2 kg (15 lb 6 oz)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (Excluding Protrusions) 307 x 100 x 411 mm
(12 1/8 x 4 x 16 1/2 inches)
Recording/Playback Format Video:
MPEG HD (MPEG-2 MP@HL)
HQ mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s)
SP mode (CBR, 25 Mb/s)
LP mode (VBR,maximum bit rate: 18 Mb/s)
DVCAM* (CBR, 25 Mb/s)

Proxy Video:
MPEG-4

Audio:
MPEG HD: 4 ch or 2 ch, 16 bits/48 kHz
DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz

Proxy Audio:
A-law (4 ch/2 ch, 8 bits, 8 kHz)


*Optional PDBK-104 is required for DVCAM recording.
Recording/Playback Time MPEG HD:
35 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min. (PFD23A)
35 Mb/s, 2-ch audio: 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: Approx. 200 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min. (PFD23A)
18 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: More than 248 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min. (PFD23A)
18 Mb/s, 2-ch audio: More than 265 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min. (PFD23A)

DVCAM:
25 Mb/s: Approx. 185 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)

*Optional PDBK-104 is required for DVCAM recording
Search Speed Range Jog mode:
-1 to +2 times normal speed

Variable mode:
-1 to +2 times normal speed

Shuttle mode:
-20 to +20 times normal speed:

Inputs/Outputs Specifications Detail:
Reference Input BNC x 2 (including loop through), HD/SD
HD Tri-level sync (0.6 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative), HD/SD
or SD blackburst/composite sync (0.286 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative), HD/SD
Composite Input (Option: PDBK-104) BNC x 1, 1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative, SMPTE 170M
Component Input (Option: PDBK-103) BNC x 4, Y/Pb/Pr/(Sync) or G/B/R/(Sync), HD
SDI Input BNC x 2, SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD

(Option: PDBK-104) BNC x 1, SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), SD
Analog Audio Input XLR 3-pin (female) x 2 (channel selectable)
+4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable)
10 kΩ, balanced
Digital Audio Input (AES/EBU) BNC (x2) - 4 ch (2 ch each, 1/2 ch and 3/4 ch) AES-3id-1995
Time Code Input BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 0.5 to 18 Vp-p/3.3 kΩ/unbalanced
Composite Ouput BNC (x1) - 1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω/sync negative, character On/Off
RCA (x1) - 1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω/sync negative
SDI Output BNC x 2, SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD
character ALL ON/OFF/HD-SDI 2 only, HD

BNC x 1, SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), SD
character ALL ON/OFF/SDI only, SD
Monitor Video D-sub 15-pin x1 - (G/B/R or Y/Pb/Pr)
Analog Audio Output XLR 3-pin (male) x 2 (channel selectable)
+4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable), 600 Ω, Lo-Z, balanced
Monitor Audio RCA x 2 (L, R, Mix), -6 dBu, 47 kΩ, unbalanced
Digital Audio Output (AES/EBU) BNC (x2) - 4 ch (2 ch each, 1/2 ch and 3/4 ch) AES-3id-1995
Headphone Output JM-60 Stereo phone jack x 1
-14dBu, 8 Ω, unbalanced
Time Code Output BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 2.2 Vp-p ± 3.0 dB/600 Ω/unbalanced
i.LINK IEEE 1394 6-pin x 1
AV/C (DV) IN/OUT
File Access Mode
(Option: PDBK-102) HDV 1080i IN/OUT
Ethernet (Option: PDBK-101) RJ-45 x 1
1000Base-T: IEEE802.3ab
100Base-TX: IEEE802.3u
10Base-T: IEEE802.3
RS232C D-sub 9-pin (male) x 1
Control Mini-jack 4-pin x 1, for RM-LC2
Remote (9P) Input D-sub, 9-pin (female) (x1), RS-422A
Maintenance MEMORY STICK x 1
AC Input x 1, 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Video Performance Specifications Detail:
Sampling Frequency Y: 74.25 MHz, R-Y/B-Y: 37.125 MHz
Quantization 8 bits/sample
Error Correction Reed Solomon Code

Processor Adjustment Range Specifications Detail:
Video Level ±3 dB
Chroma Level ±3 dB
Setup/Black Level ±30 IRE
Chroma Phase ±30°
System Sync Phase ± 3 μs
System Sync Phase (Fine) ± 200 ns

Audio Performance Specifications Detail:
Sampling Frequency 48 kHz
Quantization 16 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 Specifications Detail:
Built-In Display 3.5-inch type color LCD monitor

Supplied Accessories

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Operationmanual (x 1)
Verticalinstallationstand (x 1)
Infared remotecommander(x 1)
XDCAM ApplicationSoftwareCD-ROM (x 1)

Optional Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
RM280 Remote Edit Controller $2,959.00 Get details

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