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Sony DIR-1000

SONY / DIR-1000
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Item #:MO818851
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Model Description:
ID-1 Digital Instrumentation Recorder, Data rate transfer to 512MB/s, user 1.3, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 MB/s

Model Details

If you need some serious data storage capability, the DIR-1000 ID-1 Digital Instrumentation Recorder definitely fits the bill. This 19mm helical scan digital tape recorder conforms to the ANSI X3.175-1990 ID-1 specification, which records and reproduces at 1.3, 2, 4, 8, 16, and 32 Megabytes/sec. 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 64Mb/s (8MB/s) data transfer rate
  • DIR-1000L 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 64 Mb/sec (8 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: 400W
  • 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) 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 1.3 20H 20M 9H 00M 3H 00M 17.7 1 27H 00M 12H 00M 4H 00M 13.25
  • Dimensions: 17 1/4 x 17 1/8 x 25 1/8 inches (WxHxD) (including handles and feet)
  • Weight: 128 lbs
  • User data rate (record/reproduction): 8MB/s, 4MB/s, 2MB/s, 1.3MB/s, 1MB/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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