PWS4400

Multi Port AV Storage Unit

Pricing available upon request

The PWS-4400 is a cost effective, next-generation solution for 4K live production, HFR (High Frame Rate) HD and Slow-Motion replay. Suitable for both 4K and HD production, this unit can record 4K and HD video using as many as four 4K channels using the very efficient XAVC video format. In 4K workflow, a 4K XAVC file is generated and is easily handled in non-linear editing systems (NLE). A smooth and intuitive user interface is provided by the PWA-PRC1 Production Control software along with touch panel operation and a dedicated controller. 4K and HD video clips can be transferred directly to/from external recording media using the PWA-MGW1 Media Gateway application.

Highlights:

  • The PWS-4400 is a cost effective, next generation solution for 4K live production, HFR (high frame rate) HD and Slow-Motion replay.
  • Suitable for both 4K and HD production, this unit records 4K and HD video using as many as four 4K channels through the very efficient XAVC video format. In 4K workflow, a 4K XAVC file is generated and is easily handled in non-linear editing systems (NLE). Smooth and intuitive user interface is provided by a control software with touch panel operation and an attached controller. 4K and HD video clips are able to be transferred interactively to and from external recording media through a media operation software.
  • 4K x 4 I/O (input/output software configurable) 4IN, 3IN/1OUT, 2IN/2OUT, 1IN/3OUT, 4OUT
  • HD I/O Up to 6IN/1OUT or 4IN/2OUT
  • Video and Audio formats supported Video: XAVC codec 4K XAVC-I (600Mbps @ 60p) HD XAVC-I (100Mbps @ 60i) Audio: LPCM 24-bit 16-Channels
  • 4K recording 4K up to 60fps recording with PMW-F55 4K up to 120fps recording with F65
  • High Frame Rate HD 240p/360p/240i/360i HFR recording with PMW-F55
  • 4K for HD Cut-Out mode HD cut-out mode allows the operator to generate HD output from a 4K image. It supports a touch-based interface with variable zoom and key frames.
  • Network interface 2 x GbE ports are standard with a 10GbE ports available as an option.
  • RS-422 control Sony VTR/Disk, VDCP and Odetics protocols are supported.
  • Internal memory storage (includes 2TB as standard) 5 Hours @ 4K 60p (600Mb/s) 24 Hours @ HD 60i (100Mb/s) Expandable up to 8TB (additional PWSK-4401 memory boards sold separately)
  • 4K Stitch support With a single PWS-4400 it is possible to record and playback two 4K signals. This makes it perfect for the Sony PWA-4KS 4K Stitch application. 4K Stitch combines the output of two 4K cameras to create an 8K x 2K video canvas. Up to three virtual HD cameras can be derived using this technology with full Pan, Scan, and Zoom capabilities.

Required Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
PWSK4403 PWS-4400 Control Panel Pricing available upon request Get details
PWS100PR1 Production Control workstation Pricing available upon request Get details

Optional Accessories

Model: Description: U.S. List Price:
PWSK4401 2TB Internal Storage option Pricing available upon request Get details
PWS100MG1 Media Gateway workstation Pricing available upon request Get details