High definition XAVC recordings

The PDW-HD1550 provides high definition XAVC Intra 422 recordings at 1920 x 1080 at various bitrates, including 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 23.98p and 25p.

Multi-format recording and playback capabilities

The PDW-HD1550 has a highly flexible multi-format recording and playback capability as standard. As well as XAVC, users can select recording and playback formats from HD (MPEG HD422 50 Mbps and MPEG HD420 35 Mbps and 25 Mbps) and SD (MPEG IMX50/30 and DVCAM) in a variety of frame frequencies

Support for Quad Layer and Triple Layer Professional Discs

The recorder supports the latest Professional Disc media, including Quad Layer PFD-128QLW, Triple Layer PFD-100TLA, Dual Layer PFD-50DLA and Single Layer PFD-23A

8 channels of digital audio

Uncompressed PCM recording of 24-bit 48 kHz audio enables 8-channel audio recording at high sound quality.

Supports a variety of interfaces

This unit supports HD-SDI video, 8-channel audio input and output, SD-SDI video, 8-channel audio input and output (the SD/HD-SDI input connector doubles as an SD-SDI input connector), SD composite output, AES/EBU digital audio 4-channel input and output, analogue audio 2-channel input and output, remote RS-422A (D-sub 9-pin x1) and video remote (D-sub 9-pin x1), plus HDMI output