Multiple format recording
The PDW-1500 provides a choice of recording in DVCAM, MPEG IMX at 30, 40 or 50 Mbps. Accordingly the recording times per Professional Disc are : MPEG IMX at 30 Mb/s: 68 min., 40 Mb/s: 55 min., 50 Mb/s: 45 min., DVCAM: 85 min
Dual laser block
Two optical heads allow transfer speeds of 2.5x for MPEGIMX (recording at 50 Mb/s) and 5x for DVCAM streams.
Extensive Range of Interfaces
Sony PDW-1500 comes equipped with a wide range of interfaces. In the traditional AV world it offers SDI I/O, analogue composite I/O, digital audio I/O, analogue audio I/O, time code I/O, headphone output, audio monitor output, and i.Link AVC I/O. While for a smooth integration into an IT world it proposes Ethernet GB and i.Link (File Access Mode) in order to browse and use XDCAM files directly on your PC.
* Proxy AV data recording
* Metadata recording
* Ability to write EDL back onto disc
* Thumbnail search operation
* Scene selection operation
* Search speed: Jog -2 to +2 times normal speed /Shuttle X35 times normal speed
* Clip audio insert
* File transfer