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Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 XDCAM Field Editing Workstation with SxS Adaptor

code: PDW-HR1/MK1
  • £18,664.00
  • RRP: £22,060.00
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Sony PDW-HR1/MK1 (PDWHR1MK1, PDW HR1 MK1, PDW/HR1/MK1, pdw-hr1/mk1) XDCAM Field Editing Workstation with SxS Adaptor

The PDW-HR1/MK1, is the PDW-HR1 mobile deck with the PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option pre-installed. The PDW-HR1 the latest addition to the XDCAM family, is a highly mobile field recorder. The PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option enables you to review material recorded on either Professional Disc or SxS Card media. Its design is similar to PDW-R1 SD Field Recorder, but the PDW-HR1 provides a lot of additional functionalities. Firstly the PDW-HR1 supports all the XDCAM formats as standard, including the frame rate of 23.98P in 1080i mode and SD (DVCAM and MPEG IMX). Also new concept GUI for EDL-based editing and direct DVB-ASI output provides the field operator more flexible workflow. Its compact, lightweight body makes the PDW-HR1 ideal for use in the field as a pool-feed recorder, backup recorder, comact recorder installed in an extremely confined space such as a car or helicopter and simple field editor by itself.


HD recording at up to 50 Mb/s using MPEG HD422

Support for existing XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD formats as standard

1080i and 720P recording

Dual-layer disc (50 GB, PFD50DLA) and single-layer disc (23.3 GB, PFD23A) support

The pre-installed PDBK-MK1 SxS Card Option adds two ExpressCard slots to the PDW-HR1 which enables the PDW-HR1 to also read the FAT-32 formatted cards recorded by the XDCAM EX camcorders as well as the UDF formatted cards recorded by the PMW-500 camcorder.

Long recording time (at 50 Mb/s); Approximately 95 minutes on dual-layer disc and 43 minutes on single-layer disc

Thumbnail operation

Proxy data and metadata recording

Built-in up-conversion to HD from SDI input when recording

HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080 and 720 at the output during playback

Multi-format compact HD/SD Recorder

Video format (4:2:2 HD 1080 50i, 59.94i)

High-quality eight-channel audio recording

9-inch type color LCD display

VTR-like jog/shuttle operation

Video control (via front panel and remote)

Compact and lightweight

AC, DC, or battery powered

Ethernet interface

i.LINK interface

HDMI output for viewing

DVB-ASI output by PDBK-202 option

Key panel illumination light for use in low-light environments

Clip Continuous Recording


Direct FTP copy function

General Specifications Detail:

Power Requirements AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, DC +12 V, Battery

Power Consumption AC: 65 W, DC: 55 W

Operating Temperature -5 to +45°C (+23 to 113°F)

Storage Temperature -20 to +60°C (-4 to +140°F)

Humidity 20 to 90% (relative humidity)

Mass 7.4 kg (16 lb 5 oz)

Dimensions (W x H x D) (Excluding Protrusions) 300 x 129 x 400 mm

(11 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 15 3/4 inches)

Recording/Playback Format Video:

MPEG HD422 (CBR: 50 Mb/s)


HQ mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 35 Mb/s)

SP mode (CBR, 25 Mb/s)

LP mode (VBR, maximum bit rate: 18 Mb/s) (Playback only)

MPEG IMX (CBR, 50/40/30 Mb/s)

DVCAM (CBR, 25 Mb/s)

Proxy Video:



MPEG HD422: 8 ch/24 bits/48 kHz

MPEG HD: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz

MPEG IMX: 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz or 8 ch/16 bits/48 kHz

DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz

Proxy Audio:

A-law (8 ch/8 bits/8 kHz)

Recording/Playback Time MPEG HD422:

50 Mb/s: Approx. 95 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min. (PFD23A)


35 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min. (PFD23A)

35 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 150 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min. (PFD23A)

25 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)

25 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): Approx. 200 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min. (PFD23A)

18 Mb/s, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min. (PFD23A)

18 Mb/s, 2-ch audio (playback only): More than 265 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min. (PFD23A)


50 Mb/s: Approx. 100 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min. (PFD23A)

40 Mb/s: Approx. 120 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 55 min. (PFD23A)

30 Mb/s: Approx. 150 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min. (PFD23A)


25 Mb/s: Approx. 185 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)

Search Speed Range Jog mode:

-1 to +1 times normal speed

Variable mode:

-1 to +1 times normal speed

Shuttle mode:

-20 to +20 times normal speed:


-20 to +20 times normal speed:

Inputs/Outputs Specifications Detail:

Reference Input BNC x 2 (including loop through), HD/SD

HD Tri-level sync (0.6 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative), HD/SD

or SD blackburst/composite sync (0.286 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative), HD/SD

Composite Input BNC x 1

1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative, SMPTE 170M

SDI Input BNC x 1, HD

(HD/SD switchable)

SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD

SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), HD

Analog Audio Input XLR 3-pin (female) x 4 (channel selectable)

+4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable)

10 kΩ, balanced

CH1 and CH2: switchable phantom powered mic input

Time Code Input BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 0.5 to 18 Vp-p/3.3 kΩ/unbalanced

Composite Ouput BNC (x1)

1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω/negative, SMPTE 170M ,character On/Off

SDI Output BNC (x 2), HD

1: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD

2: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), character On/Off, HD

BNC x 1, SD

SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), character On/Off, SD

HDMI x 1, output

Analog Audio Output XLR 3-pin (male) x 42 (channel selectable)

+4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable), 600 Ω, Lo-Z, balanced

CH3 and CH4: switchable analog audio monitor

Headphone Output JM-60 Stereo phone jack x 1

-13 dBu, 8 Ω, unbalanced

Time Code Output BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 1.0 Vp-p/75 Ω/unbalanced

i.LINK IEEE 1394 6-pin x 2*

1: File Access Mode

2: (Option: PDBK-202) HDV 1080i/720P IN/OUT

*AV/C (DV) stream is NOT supported.

Ethernet RJ-45 x 1

1000Base-T: IEEE802.3ab

100Base-TX: IEEE802.3u

10Base-T: IEEE802.3

Remote (9P) Input/Output D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1, RS-422A

DC Input (12 V) XLR 4-pin (male) x 1

DC Output (12 V) 4-pin (female) x 1, DC 12 V, 7.5 W

Maintenance USB x 2

AC Input x 1, 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Video Performance Specifications Detail:

Sampling Frequency Y: 74.25 MHz, Pb/Pr: 37.125MHz

Quantization 8 bits/sample

Error Correction Reed Solomon Code

Processor Adjustment Range Specifications Detail:

Video Level -∞ to +3 dB

Chroma Level -∞ to +3 dB

Setup/Black Level ±30 IRE/±210 mV

Chroma Phase ±30°

System Sync Phase ± 15 μs

System Sync Phase (Fine) 0 to 400 ns

System SC Phase 0 to 400 ns

Audio Performance Specifications Detail:

Sampling Frequency 48 kHz

Quantization 24 bits

Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)

Dynamic Range More than 90 dB

Distortion Less than 0.05% (at 1kHz)

Headroom 20/18/16/12 dB (selectable)

Built-In Display Specifications Detail:

Built-In Display 9-inch type color LCD monitor

Built-In Audio Speaker Specifications Detail:

Built-In Audio Speaker x2, L/R

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