PDWU1

USB 2.0 XDCAM Disc Drive

$3,666.00 U.S. List Price

The PDW-U1 is a compact, mobile and highly cost-effective drive for use with PC's. This drive is suitable not only for use with nonlinear editing systems but also for simple viewing and logging operations with a lap-top or desk top computer. It can handle Professional Disc media (PFD23A) recorded in both HD and SD formats, as well as the new "dual-layer" disc (PFD50DLA). The PDW-U1 uses a USB 2.0 interface which is the most widely available interface in the IT world. Simply connect the PDW-U1 to the computer and it will show as an external drive on the screen. Its highly compact and lightweight design allows for installation in virtually any working environment. And its cost effectiveness makes it ideal for integration in current systems.

Highlights:

  • Handles files in all formats of XDCAM HD and SD
  • Both single-layer disc (PFD-23A) and dual-layer disc (PFD-50DLA) support
  • Hi-speed USB (USB2.0) interface
  • Highly compact and lightweight design
  • Direct access to files on Professional Disc media from a USB-connected PC
Features Benefits:
Support all formats PDW-U1 can handle files in all formats of XDCAM SD and HD
Hi-speed USB (USB2.0) interface PDW-U1 uses a USB 2.0 interface which is the most widely available interface in the IT world.
VFAM (Virtual File Access Mode) and SAM (Simple Access Mode) VFAM interface is fully compatible with the current FAM (File Access Mode) Interface. VFAM interface allows computer access audio and video interleaved file. SAM (Simple Access Mode) interface allows computer access to Video and Audio files independently. SAM and VFAM folder structures can be seen at the same time.

General Specifications Detail:
Power Requirements DC 12 V (AC adaptor supplied)
Power Consumption 10 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)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (Excluding Protrusions) 59 x 164 x 226 mm
(2 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 9 inches)
Recording/Playback Format Video:
MPEG HD422 (50 Mb/s)
MPEG HD (35/25/18 Mb/s)
MPEG IMX (50/40/30 Mb/s)
DVCAM (25 Mb/s)

Proxy Video:
MPEG-4

Audio:
MPEG HD422: 8 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
MPEG HD: 4/2 ch/16bits/48kHz
MPEG IMX: 8 ch/16 bits/48 kHz, or 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz

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

MPEG IMX:
50 Mb/s: Approx. 100 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min. (PFD23A)
40 Mb/s: Approx. 55min. (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 Specifications Detail:
USB Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (x1)

Other Specifications Detail:
Interface USB

Supplied Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
Operationmanual (x 1)
XDCAM ApplicationSoftwareCD-ROM (x1)
PDW-U1CD-ROM (x 1)
AC adaptor (x 1)
USB cable (x 1)

Product Brochure

Description: Release Date: Type/Size:
XDCAM and XDCAM EX Product Brochure pdf / 2,460K Download now

User Manual

Description: Release Date: Type/Size:
PDW-U1 Professional Disc Drive Unit Operation Manual For Firmware Version 2.10 (Ed. 2 Rev. 1) pdf / 737K Download now
PDW-U1 Professional Disc Drive Unit Operation Manual For Firmware Version 2.2x (Ed. 2 Rev. 5) pdf / 1,433K Download now
PDW-U1 Professional Disc Drive Unit Operation Manual For Firmware Version 2.5x (Ed. 2 Rev. 7)-d pdf / 1,433K Download now

Family Brochure

Description: Release Date: Type/Size:
New XDCAM HD422 Family (PDW-F800/700/F1600/HD1500/HR1-MK1/U2/U1/XDS-1000/PD1000/PD2000/Archive) pdf / 5,543K Download now
All XDCAM Family pdf / 4,398K Download now
XDCAM HD Family pdf / 2,884K Download now
XDCAM Family Brochure pdf / 4,251K Download now

Brochure

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It’s all about workflow pdf / 1,055K Download now
Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
PFD50DLA/3 Dual Layer 50GB Rewritable Optical Disc For XDCAM 95 min on MPEG HD422 Pricing available upon request Get details
PFD23A/3 Single Layer Pre-Formatted 23GB Rewritable Optical Disc For XDCAM 43 min on MPEG HD422 Pricing available upon request Get details