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Sony HDW-2000/20 HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder

code: HDW-2000/20
  • £39,044.00
  • RRP: £45,761.00
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Sony HDW-2000/20 (HDW2000/20, HDW/2000/20, hdw-2000/20) HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder

The Sony HDWM2000/20 is an HDCAM studio editing recorder capable of down converting as well as playing back Betacam, Digital Betacam and MPEG IMX. This recorder used in conjunction with Sony's top-quality CineAlta line of cameras delivers the pinnacle in high definition acquisition.

The HDCAM format has been widely accepted by top professionals as the HD format of choice and shows Sony's commitment to providing the highest quality solutions for the most demanding cinematographers. This deck is capable of recording HDCAM at variable frame rates, as well as compressed audio in either Dolby-E or AC-3 formats.

Note: Pulldown output not inlcluded with this model.

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.

Built-In Down Conversion
The HDWM2000/20 has the ability to down convert 1080 HD signals on the fly. This can be very useful for either outputting to a standard definition video monitor or recording to broadcast-ready formats.

Frame Accurate Editing
Editing with digital cassette allows for frame accurate recording without the hassle of prerolling.


  • Accurate Frame Editing
  • Built-in Down Conversion
  • Easy to set-up & use
  • HDCAM Format


  • Signal System: 1080: 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, 25PsF
  • Tape Format:
  • Playback: Digital Betacam, MPEG IMX, Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX

Tape Speed:

  • 96.7 mm/s (59.94i, 29.97PsF)
  • 80.6 mm/s (50i, 25PsF)
  • 77.4 mm/s (24PsF, 23.98PsF)

Digital Betacam:

  • 96.7 mm/s


  • 64.5 mm/s (525/59.94)
  • 53.8 mm/s (625/50)

Betacam SX:

  • 59.6 mm/s

Analog Betacam:

  • 118.6 mm/s (525/59.94)
  • 101.5 mm/s (625/50)


  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: Not Specified By Manufacturer
  • Maximum Recording Time:
  • 124 min (59.94i, 29.97PsF)
  • 149 min (50i, 25PsF)
  • 155 min (24PsF, 23.98PsF)

Digital Betacam

  • 124 min


  • 184 min (525/59.94)
  • 220 min (625/50)

Betacam SX

  • 194 min

Analog Betacam

  • 90 min (525/59.94)
  • 108 min (625/50)

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: Not Specified By Manufacturer
  • Input and Output Connectors:
  • HD-SDI: BNC (1+ 1 loop through), Serial Digital SMPTE 292M/BTA (x2 Input, x1 Output)
  • Digital Audio Input: BNC (x4 AES/EBU, Unbalanced)
  • Analog Audio Input: XLR 3-pin, Male
  • Cue: XLR 3-Pin (x1 Input, Output)
  • Time Code: XLR 3-pin, female (x1 Input, Output)
  • SD-SDI: BNC D1 serial digital SMPTE 259M (x1 Input)
  • Analog Down-conversion Output: BNC Composite, BNC SD Sync
  • Analog Reference Output: BNC (x2)
  • Digital Audio Output: BNC (x8 AES/EBU)
  • Analog Audio Output: XLR 3-pin, Male
  • Monitor Output: XLR 3-pin, Male
  • Time-code Output: XLR 3-pin
  • Phones: JM-60 stereo phone jack
  • Video Control: 15-Pin (x 1)
  • Remote 1 I/O: 9-Pin D-sub
  • Parallel Remote: 50-Pin
  • Control Panel: DIN
  • Power Requirements: 90-264 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 230W
  • Operating Temperature: 40-104°F (5-40°C)
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 16.8 x 9.3 x 20.5" (42.7 x 23.7 x 52 cm)
  • Weight: 50.7 lb (23 kg)

Includes In The Box:

  • Sony HDWM2000/20 HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder
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