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Sony HDW-F500

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BCS Price: $21,800.00
Item #:EQ515595U
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Equipment Description:
wit Downconverter HKDV506A SDTI Interf. HKDV507D HD 3:2 Pull Down Board, BKDW 509* Tele File board

Model Description:
HDCAM Studio VTR w/24P and 60i compatibility

Equipment Details

Drum 3100 hrs
Threading 9300
recently service by Sony certified service center

Model Details

High-Definition editing recorder utilizing HDCAM compression.

The switchable frame rate allows recordings to be made at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97and 30 frames per second progressive, and 50, 59.94 or 60 fields per second interlace. Audio capabilities include (4) 20-bit channels, capable of handling Dolby "E" encoded audio tracks.

HD SDI (with 4 channels of embedded audio) and AES/EBU audio interfaces are standard. Options are available for integrated downconversion to 525 video (HKDV-501A) and 3:2 pulldown to1080i (HKDV-507D) for handling 23.98 or 24P material in exisiting systems. RS 422 control interface is standard, and 50-pin control interface is optional (BKDW-509).


  • Increased recording time with 24P Increased recording time with 24P: An important consideration with 24P recording is the increased record time on the same HDCAM cassette; a typical HDCAM cassette holds 124 minutes of 60 Hz HD material, but can hold 155 minutes of 24P HD material; a 25% i
  • Video and audio pre-read Video and audio pre-read: Enables the efficient use of VTRs in any production environment; incorporates this feature as standard through the use of a set of pre-read heads.
  • Optional SDTI board Optional SDTI board can be used to create digital clones and for routing through standard SDI architecture.
  • HD-SDI Provides an uncompressed, 10-bit, digital component SMPTE-292M HD serial data stream with a bit rate of 1.5Gbps.
  • Optional 3:2 pulldown board Optional 3:2 pulldown board: Allows viewing of 24P recording at the conventional 60 Hz rate. When used in combination with the optional HKDV-501A down-converter board, 24P material can be viewed on standard NTSC monitors
  • Optional 525 down-converter board Optional 525 down-converter board HKDV501A: A studio quality down converter which outputs both standard definition digital and analog signals (525 and 625 modes).

  • Size (W x H x D) - 427mm x 237mm x 520mm (16.8" x 9.3" x 20.5")
  • Power requirements - 90V ~ 264V, 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption - 230W
  • Operating temperature - 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
  • Storage temperature -20° - 60° C
  • Storage humidity - 20% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Operating humidity - 25% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Weight - 77 lbs.
  • Standby on Start - 0.5 seconds
  • Fast forward/rewind time - 180 seconds
  • Loading/unloading time - 6 seconds

Additional Detailed Information:
Product Highlights
  • Dolby 'E' Compatible
  • HD-SDI
  • Video and audio pre-read
  • Full-featured menu-driven control panel with dedicated audio metering and level controls
  • Switchable inputs
  • Optional 3:2 pulldown board
  • Optional 525 down-converter board
  • Slow-motion processor option board

  • Supplied: HKDV505 - Pre-Read Edit Confidence Board
  • HKDV501A - Downconverter Board for the HDW-F500.HKDV502 - HD Line Converter Board
  • HKDV506A - SDTI Interface Board
  • HKDV507D - HD 3:2 Pull Down Board w/dual reference.
  • HKDV900 - Hd Digital Video Controller
  • RMM110 - Rack Mount Kit for PVW

Additional Information

hdw-f500 op manual german.pdf
Sony HDW-F900 HKC-T950 XPRI BVM-F24 hdw-f500 brochure.pdf
Sony hdw-f500 HKPF-9000 HKDV-900 brochure.pdf
MAG purchased XPRI pv13.pdf
Sony HDW-F500 brochure.pdf

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