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Sony DIR-1000M

SONY / DIR-1000M
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Item #:EQ500885U
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Equipment Description:
Good Condition - Never used. 0 Hours on drum, tape or load. Few minutes of test and QC Operation.

Model Description:
ID-1 Digital Instrumentation Recorder, Data rate transfer to 128 MB/s, user: 2, 4, 8, and 16 MB/sec

Equipment Details

Never used. 0 Hours on drum, tape or load. 2 minutes of Operation.

Cards Inside are:

Main 4.0
SV 4.0
PR 4.0
IF 4.0

( Currently mounted on VTR rack sliding rails, in a suspended small rack.)

Model Details

Recording and reproducing at 2, 4, 8, and 16 Megabytes/sec, the DIR-1000M ID-1 Digital Instrumentation Recorder will meet all your data storage needs. This 19mm helical scan digital tape recorder conforms to the ANSI X3.175-1990 ID-1 standard. The ID-1 format utilizes azimuth recording techniques, which minimizes the effects of mis-tracking and insures greater cross-play among all ID-1 type units.


  • Up to 128Mb/s (16MB/s) data transfer rate
  • DIR-1000M recorder conforms to the ANSI Standard ID-1 format for digital instrumentation recording
  • Helical scan recording provides extremely high density while ensuring greater reliability for interchange
  • Selectable data rates
  • Built-in diagnostics
  • Sophisticated Tape Transport: Accommodates variable recording and reproduction data rates.
  • Built-in Diagnostics: Reduces repair time and cost of ownership.
  • Versatile Remote Control System Interface: Offers multiple communication ports.
  • Up to 128 Mb/sec (16 MB/sec) data transfer rate.
  • Recorded tape format: ANSI X3.175-1990 ID-1 Standard
  • Cassette tape: 19mm type D-1 broadcast standard L/M/S sizes19mm type SD1 data cartridge L/M sizes
  • Recording capacity: L-cassette 96GB M-cassette 43GB S-cassette 8.7GB
  • Bit error rate (corrected): 1 x 10E-10 (Standard)
  • Data assurance: Read-after-write for Data and CTL(Read/Write retry, 19mm DTF formatted)
  • Tape loading time: Less than 14 seconds
  • Servo lock time: Approx. 10sec from stop modeLess than 2.5sec from standby mode
  • Fast forward/rewind time: Less than 180 sec with L-cassetteLess than 90 sec with M-cassetteLess than 45 sec with S-cassette
  • Power requirements: 100V to 120V/220V to 240V ± 10%, 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption: 450W
  • Operating temperature: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
  • Storage temperature: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Data input (D25S): 8 line pairs for data (ECL, NRZ)(with clock, sync, parity)
  • Data output (D25S): 8 line pairs for data (ECL, NRZ)(with clock, sync, parity and error flag)
  • REF (reference) input (D25S): Clock and sync (ECL)
  • ANNOTATION input CH-1/CH-2 (XLR 3-pin, female): +4dBm, 600Ó, balanced
  • ANNOTATION output CH-1/CH-2 (XLR 3-pin, female): Low impedance
  • MIC IN (standard jack): For ANNOTATION CH-1
  • HEADPHONE OUT (standard jack): For ANNOTATION CH-1
  • AUX (auxiliary) data I/O (D15S): RS-422
  • REMOTE 1/2 (D25S): RS-232C interface
  • Remote 3: IEEE-488 (GPIB) interface
  • Remote 4/5 (D9S): RS-422/485 (Primary) interface
  • Recording time/tape speed: Data Recording Time (Hours, Minutes) TapeRate L-size M-size S-Size SpeedMB/S (mm/s) 16 1H 40M 45M 15M 211.9 8 3 H 20M 1H 30M 30M 105.9 4 6H 40M 3H 00M 1H 00M 53.0 2 13H 30M 6H 00M 2H 00M 26.5
  • Dimensions: 17 1/4 x 17 1/8 x 25 1/8 inches (WxHxD) (including handles and feet)
  • Weight: 137 lbs
  • User data rate (record/reproduction): 16MB/s, 8MB/s, 4MB/s, 2MB/s

Additional Detailed Information:

Sony DIR Comparison

ModelData Transfer RateUser data rate (record/reproduction) MB/sMedia
DIR1000Hup to 512MB/s


32, 50 & 64L, M, S
DIR1000up to 256MB/s


1.3, 2, 4, 8, 16 & 32L, M, S
DIR1000Lup to 64MB/s


1, 1.3, 2, 4 & 8L, M, S
DIR1000Mup to 128MB/s


2, 4, 8 & 16L, M, S



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