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Sony HDCAM 1/2 Rack SP/SX/HDCAM Playback

CODE: HDWS280

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HDW-S280 is an HDCAM recorder ideal for field and mobile playback. Featuring a small, lightweight frame, the HDW-S280 has legacy playback ability of all standard Sony formats including Betacam, Betacam SP, and Betacam SX. As robust as it is feature rich, the deck can record in either interlaced or progressive modes, including 24p.

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HDW-S280 is an HDCAM recorder ideal for field and mobile playback. The HDCAM format has been widely accepted by top professionals as the HD format of choice. Featuring a small, lightweight frame, the HDW-S280 has legacy playback ability of all standard Sony formats including Betacam, Betacam SP, and Betacam SX. As robust as it is feature rich, the deck can record in either interlaced or progressive modes, including 24p.

Features of this machine include:

  • HDCAM Format The Sony HDCAM format has become an industry standard for high quality, manageable high definition acquisition. With its robust feature set and familiar tape-based work flow, professionals will feel right at home.
  • Highly Portable The deck is extremely lightweight and durable and can be carried easily with the convenient handle located on the top of the casing. The face-mounted LCD for provides quick and easy viewing on-the-go. Power isn't a problem either, simply throw on a battery and take it anywhere!
  • Interlace/Progressive Switchable The HDW-S280 can switch between both interlaced and progressive image capture modes. Interlaced gives more temporal resolution and will achieve smoother motion; this type of shooting is ideal for news gathering and sporting events. When the creative side needs to shine, switch to progressive mode. Progressive mode is ideal for dramatic work and video documentation. This level of versatility in such a small unit is unparalleled.
  • Frame Accurate Editing Editing with digital cassette allows for frame accurate recording without the hassle of prerolling.
  • Signal System 1080: 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, 25PsF
  • Tape Format HDCAM Additional Playback: Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX
  • Tape Speed HDCAM 96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF) 80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF) 77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF) Betacam SX 59.6 mm/s Betacam 118.6 mm/s (525/59.94) 101.5 mm/s (625/50)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio HDCAM: 48-53 dB Betacam SX: 53 dB Betacam: 48-51 dB
  • Maximum Recording Time Playback Time HDCAM 40 min with BCT-40HD Tape (59.94i, 29.97PsF) 48 min with BCT-40HD Tape (50i, 25PsF) 50 min with BCT-40HD Tape (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
  • Audio Signal Format HDCAM Uncompressed Dolby-E, AC-3 Compressed Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio Metal Tape: 68 dB Oxide Tape: 62 dB
  • Input and Output Connectors HD-SDI: BNC (x1 Input, x2 Output) Reference Video: BNC (x2 Input) Analog Audio Input: XLR, 3-Pin Type, Female Analog Audio Output: XLR, 3-Pin, Male Time Code: BNC (x1 Input, Output) SD-SDI: BNC (x2 Output) Monitor Output L/R: XLR 3-Pin Type, Male (x2) Headphones: JM-60 Stereo Phone Jack Video Control: 9-Pin D-Sub Remote (RS-422): 9-Pin D-Sub Flash Memory: Memory Stick
  • Power Requirements 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz 12 VDC
  • Power Consumption 80W (VAC), 60W (VDC)
  • Operating Temperature 40-104°F (5-40°C)
  • Dimensions (WxHxD) 8.375 x 5.25 x 16.75" (21 x 13.2 x 42.5 cm)
  • Weight 13.3 lb (6 kg)
  • Sony HDW-S280 HDCAM Half-Rack Field Recorder, Multiformat, Includes 24p Recording
  • Operation Manual 
  • Instruction Manual
  • Connector Cap
  • 1 Year Parts and Labor Warranty 
  • IEC Power Cable

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HDW-S280 is an HDCAM recorder ideal for field and mobile playback. The HDCAM format has been widely accepted by top professionals as the HD format of choice. Featuring a small, lightweight frame, the HDW-S280 has legacy playback ability of all standard Sony formats including Betacam, Betacam SP, and Betacam SX. As robust as it is feature rich, the deck can record in either interlaced or progressive modes, including 24p.

Features of this machine include:

  • HDCAM Format The Sony HDCAM format has become an industry standard for high quality, manageable high definition acquisition. With its robust feature set and familiar tape-based work flow, professionals will feel right at home.
  • Highly Portable The deck is extremely lightweight and durable and can be carried easily with the convenient handle located on the top of the casing. The face-mounted LCD for provides quick and easy viewing on-the-go. Power isn't a problem either, simply throw on a battery and take it anywhere!
  • Interlace/Progressive Switchable The HDW-S280 can switch between both interlaced and progressive image capture modes. Interlaced gives more temporal resolution and will achieve smoother motion; this type of shooting is ideal for news gathering and sporting events. When the creative side needs to shine, switch to progressive mode. Progressive mode is ideal for dramatic work and video documentation. This level of versatility in such a small unit is unparalleled.
  • Frame Accurate Editing Editing with digital cassette allows for frame accurate recording without the hassle of prerolling.
  • Signal System 1080: 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, 25PsF
  • Tape Format HDCAM Additional Playback: Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX
  • Tape Speed HDCAM 96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF) 80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF) 77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF) Betacam SX 59.6 mm/s Betacam 118.6 mm/s (525/59.94) 101.5 mm/s (625/50)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio HDCAM: 48-53 dB Betacam SX: 53 dB Betacam: 48-51 dB
  • Maximum Recording Time Playback Time HDCAM 40 min with BCT-40HD Tape (59.94i, 29.97PsF) 48 min with BCT-40HD Tape (50i, 25PsF) 50 min with BCT-40HD Tape (24PsF, 23.98PsF)
  • Audio Signal Format HDCAM Uncompressed Dolby-E, AC-3 Compressed Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0.5 dB/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio Metal Tape: 68 dB Oxide Tape: 62 dB
  • Input and Output Connectors HD-SDI: BNC (x1 Input, x2 Output) Reference Video: BNC (x2 Input) Analog Audio Input: XLR, 3-Pin Type, Female Analog Audio Output: XLR, 3-Pin, Male Time Code: BNC (x1 Input, Output) SD-SDI: BNC (x2 Output) Monitor Output L/R: XLR 3-Pin Type, Male (x2) Headphones: JM-60 Stereo Phone Jack Video Control: 9-Pin D-Sub Remote (RS-422): 9-Pin D-Sub Flash Memory: Memory Stick
  • Power Requirements 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz 12 VDC
  • Power Consumption 80W (VAC), 60W (VDC)
  • Operating Temperature 40-104°F (5-40°C)
  • Dimensions (WxHxD) 8.375 x 5.25 x 16.75" (21 x 13.2 x 42.5 cm)
  • Weight 13.3 lb (6 kg)
  • Sony HDW-S280 HDCAM Half-Rack Field Recorder, Multiformat, Includes 24p Recording
  • Operation Manual 
  • Instruction Manual
  • Connector Cap
  • 1 Year Parts and Labor Warranty 
  • IEC Power Cable

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