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Sony Digital Betacam NTSC Edit Recorder

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Sony Digital Betacam NTSC Edit Recorder


DVW500 NTSC machine features: Digital BETACAM NTSC Record/Playback - Dynamic Tracking for slow motion effects - Digital Video/Audio input and output - Analogue Composite and Component input/output - 9 pin interface for editing - 4 Channel Audio

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Digital Betacam Editing Recorder.

  • The DVW-A500 features DIGITAL Betacam, pre-read capability for video and audio, serial digital V/A interface (SMPTE 259M) along with built-in Component analog video and audio interfaces, and Composite analog input (BKDW-505).Built-in A/D and D/A converters for both audio and video signals allow for direct interfacing with analog equipment. Delivers picture in shuttle mode up to speeds of approx. 50 times normal playback.
  • High quality digital audio-Provides the capability to record four channels of 20-bit digital audio signals which can be i ndependently editable
  • Long recording time-using metal particle cassette tapes for Digital BETACAM VTRs have the same dimensions as current BETACAM cassettes. A large cassette provides a maximum recording time of 124 minutes, a small cassette supports up to 40 minutes of recording 
  • Easy maintenance-Most of the circuits are arranged on while realizing many advantages of digital technology plug-in boards which allow quick and easy maintenance.
  • RS-422A-Serial communication
  • RS-232C-A serial communication port 
  • 50 pin Parallel I/F 
  • Video Control-15-pin interface
  • Control Panel-The control panel can be completely detached from the DVW-A500 and remoted 


  • Rec format: Digital Betacam NTSC
  • Play file format: Digital Betacam
  • Rec file Resolution: 480i PAL Sampling: Video 10bit 4:2:2, Audio 20bits
  • Rec Device: Cassette Digital Beta small or big CONNECTORS
  • Video in: 1xCVBS(BNC), 1xYPbPr(3xBNC), 1xSDI(BNC), 1xTC-IN(XLR)
  • Video out: 3xCVBS(BNC), 1xYPbPr(3xBNC), 1xSDI(BNC), 1xTC-OUT(XLR)
  • Audio in: 4xXLR(Analog), 2xXLR(AES/EBU), 1xXLR(CUE)
  • Audio out: 4xXLR(Analog), 2xXLR(AES/EBU), 1xXLR(CUE), 2xXLR(Monitor)
  • Consumption: 240W
  • Weight: 34kg
  • Extra Features: Jog, Remote RS422/232, Parallel 50pin
  • Operation Manual
  • Installation Manual
  • IEC Power cord

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