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Inspiring confidence. Earning loyalty.

Sony takes recording seriously. After all, we manufacture more than the recording media: we build the entire recording system. Media has always been an indispensible component of Sony's industry-changing formats. And recording media plays a fundamental role in the reliability of our recording systems. In addition, Sony Professional Media is backed by a team of sales, marketing and technical professionals, all supporting you from acquisition to archive.

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Use your Sony Professional Media and Sony Storage Media purchases to earn dollars towards valuable rewards, including Sony consumer and professional electronics, gift cards, reimbursement on Sony professional parts and services and even reimbursement on rentals of Sony recorders. Participation is easy.

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Overview of Sony professional media options and a whole lot more.

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Optical Disc Archive Cartridge

Keep It Simple, Secure & Long-term. Reliable, Durable mass storage Optical media

Sony Portable Storage Spec Sheet

Hard Disk and Solid State Drives for Professional Use

Media Rewards Program

The industry's most exciting professional media rewards program!

LTO Ultrium 6 Format

Sony Technology innovations deliver greater reliability to LTO Ultrium Generation 6 data cartridge

Professional Disc™ Media Brochure

It's all about workflow.

AIT Brochure

The AIT family offers versatile solutions

AIT Turbo Spec Sheet

High-Performance and Cost-Effective Solutions with proven technology

AIT Turbo Brochure

An affordable line-up for better solutions

AIT Spec Sheet

AIT Data Cartridge is the intelligent answer for your back-up requirements

Professional Hard Disk Unit PHU-220R Spec Sheet

Enables record times over 12 hours.

Sony Media Services

Restoration and Recovery

LTO Ultrium 3

Storage capacity reaches 800GB in LTO Ultrium 3rd generation data cartridge

LTO Ultrium 4

Storage capacity jumps to 1.6TB in LTO Ultrium 4th generation data cartridge

LTO Ultrium 5

Increased storage breakthrough: 3.0TB compressed capacity with 280MB/s transfer speed

LTO Ultrium 1

More reliable and durable than ever. 200GB compressed capacity.

Sony LTO

Data Media Storage Tapes

LTO Ultrium 2

Up to 400GB compressed capacity, thanks to LTO2 technology

SxS-1 Memory Cards SBS-32G1A/SBS64G1A Spec Sheet

Now with 1.2Gpbs transfer speed and 64GB capacity.

Mobile Storage Unit Spec Sheet

Lighten your load; expand your recording time.

HDCAM® Cassette

Setting the standard for HDCAM recording.


HDCAM/HDCAM SR Hardware Compatibility.


Caring for your SR Tape.

Digital Betacam Cassette

BCT-D Series Digital Betacam® Cassettes

HDCAM SR Spec Sheet

The Hollywood Gold Standard.

DigitalMaster Tape for HDV Recording

Sony recommends DigitalMaster™ Tape for professional HDV™ recording.

Sony Professional Recording Formats & Media Compatibility Guide

We co-engineer and manufacture recording equipment and media for optimal performance.


The reliable media option for HD tape-based productions.

SxS PRO Memory Card for XDCAM EX

Faster. Smaller. Larger Capacity. And smother workflow too.

Videographer Grade 6mm HDV Tape

Videographer Grade 6mm HDV Tape by Sony the Number One brand in professional media.

AIT-5 Data Cartridge And AME III Technology

Bridging Power and Performance

Considering Recycled Tapes...Think Again

There have been many papers written on the subject of recycled tape but...

AIT-5 Competitive Performance And Value

From Small Medium Business to Enterprise Application

Proof That Not All Data Cartridges Are Created Equal

Lab tests compare four brands of LTO-4 tapes

Media Sales Office

1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
(714) 585-5217

Media Recovery and Technical Support

Sony Media Services
Building B, Suite 100
11302 East Point Drive
Laredo, TX 78045
Phone: 877-440-3453

Media Services - Content Migration and Recovery

Professional Disc Dual Layer Model Update

Click here for an important update regarding PFD50DLA/2

Sony Professional Services & Programs

Lower costs, increase control and maximize uptime with Sony, a leader in Professional Services.

Media Warranty Information

Have a problem with your camera or tape deck?

Cameras - Production products are serviced in both our Eastern and Western Services Facilities.

Eastern Service Facility

Sony Electronics Customer Service

123 W. Tryon Ave.

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Phone: 201.833.5300

Fax: 201.833.5312

Western Service Facility

Sony Electronics Customer Service

2706 Media Center Dr., Suite 130

Los Angeles, CA 90065

Phone: 866.766.9272