Compact DVCPRO® 50/25 and DV Production VTR with DVCAM Playback and IEEE 1394 Interface

U.S. List Price: $8,236.00
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The compact AJ-SD93 desktop VTR is ideal for production tasks that employ several types of digital video cameras. Equipped with IEEE 1394 interface, the AJ-SD93 is ready for use with a nonlinear editor 1 or network server as a player and recorder. Because it plays back DV and DVCAM sources as well as DVCPRO and DVCPRO50, the AJ-SD93 offers format flexibility.

• Comes standard-equipped with IEEE 1394 digital interface.
• Plays DV (Standard/Mini), DVCAM (S/L), DVCPRO (M/L), or DVCPRO50 (M/L) tapes.
• Records in DVCPRO or DVCPRO50 digital component format.
• Space-saving 3RU half-rack size.
• Side handle for easy carrying.
• Standard-equipped video monitor output (BNC) and audio monitor outputs (RCA, 2 channels).
• A joy-stick controller on the front panel for video search and menu settings.
• Multi-voltage: 100 to 240 VAC

1. The AJ-SD93 will record the output from a nonlinear editor. Adding optional accessories will not enable insert editing capability.

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    Power Source: AC100 to 240 V ±10%, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption: 52 W
    Operating Temperature: 41°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity: 10 % to 80 % (no condensation )
    Weight: 15.0 lbs (6.8 kg)
    Dimensions (WxHxD): 8-1/2" x 5-3/16" x 17-1/8" 214 x 132 x 434 mm (without shoes and connectors)
    Recording Format: DVCPRO50/DVCPRO switchable
    Video Format: 525i
    Recording Audio Signal: DVCPRO50 48 kHz, 16 bit, 4 CH
    DVCPRO 48 kHz, 16 bit, 2 CH
    Recording Track Digital Video/Audio Helical track: TC Sub-code area
    CTL 1 longitudinal track
    Tape Speed: 67.640 mm/ sec. (DVCPRO50)
    Max. Rec/Play Time: 92 minutes in DVCPRO50 (with AJ-5P92LP cassette)
    Tape: Metal Particle
    FF/REW Time: Less than 3 minutes (with AJ-5P92LP cassette)
    Digital Slow: –0.43 to +0.43 times normal speed (DVCPRO50/DVCPRO)
    Tape Timer Accuracy: ±1 frame (continuous CTL)
    Video Specification: Sampling Frequency Y13.5 MHz, PB/PR6.75 MHz (DVCPRO50)
    Quantizing 8 bits
    Compression Format DV-based compression (SMTPE314M)
    Compression Ratio 3.31 (DVCPRO50), 51 (DVCPRO)
    Error Correction Reed-Solomon product code
    Bit Rate 50 Mbps (DVCPRO50), 25 Mbps (DVCPRO)
    [Digital Input /Analog Component Output] - Video Band Width (option *1*2)
    Y 30 Hz to 5.5 MHz (±1 dB)
    5.75 MHz (±2 dB)
    PB/PR 30 Hz to 2.5 MHz (±1 dB)
    2.75 MHz (-2 dB)
    S/N Ratio 58 dB or more (Y)
    K Factor 1 % or less (Y 2T)
    Y/PB, PR Delay 10 nsec or less
    Video Input Signal: Analog Component (option *1)
    BNC x 3 (Y/PB/PR) (VIDEO IN)
    Y 1.0 Vp-p
    PB/PR 0.486/0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω,
    (75% color bar , set-up level 7.5 % )
    Analog Composite (option *1)
    BNC x 1, VIDEO1.0 Vp-p (75 Ω)
    Reference (option *1)
    BNC x 2 (loop-through), analog composite, 75 Ω ON/OFF auto switching
    SDI (option *2) BNC x 1, SMPTE259M-C standard
    Video Output Signal: Analog Component (option *1)
    BNC x 3 (Y/PB/PR)
    (switchable for composite output)
    Y 1.0 Vp-p
    PB/PR 0.486/0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω,
    (75% color bar , Set-up Level 7.5 % )
    Analog Composite (option *1)
    BNC x 2,
    SDI (option *2) BNC x 1, SMPTE259M-C standard
    Monitor BNC x 1
    Video Adjustment Range: Output Video Gain ±3 dB
    Output Chroma Gain ±3 dB
    Output Hue ±30°
    Output Set-up Level ±14 IRE
    Output Sync Phase ±15 µsec
    Output SC Phase ±180°
    Audio Specification: Sampling Frequency 48kHz (sync. with video)
    Quantization 16 bits
    Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz, ±1.0dB (reference level)
    Dynamic Range
    More than 85 dB
    (1 kHz, emphasis off, "A" weighted)
    within 0.1%
    (1 kHz, emphasis off, reference level )
    Cross Talk
    less than 80 dB
    (1 kHz, between any 2ch)
    Wow & Flutter Below measurable limit
    Headroom 20 dB
    T1=50µsec, T2=15µsec,
    ON/OFF automatically switching
    Audio Input Signal: Analog (option *1)
    XLR x 4 (CH1/2/3/4)
    600Ω /high-impedance switchable,
    +4/0/-20 dBu switchable
    SDI (option *2) BNC x 1, SMPTE259M-C/272M-A
    Audio Output Signal: Analog (option*1)
    XLR x 4 (CH1/2/3/4), low-impedance
    +4/0/-20 dBu switchable
    SDI (option *2) BNC x 1, SMPTE259M-C/272M-A
    Monitor PHONO x 2, 600Ω, 8 dBv
    Headphones M3, stereo, 8 Ω, variable level control
    Other Input and Output Signal: DVCPRO/DV In/Out
    6 pin x 1, IEEE 1394 Digital Interface,
    400/200/100 Mbps switchable
    IEEE1394-1995, IEC61883-Part1/Part2,
    AV/C Digital Interface Command Set
    TC In (option*1) BNC x 1, 0.5 to 8.0 Vp-p, 10 KΩ
    TC Out (option*1) BNC x 1, low-impedance , 2.0 ±0.5 V
    Remote In/Out (option*1)
    D-sub 9 pin
    RS-422A I/F
    Footnotes: option*1 AJ-YA93P Analog Interface Board
    option*2 AJ-YA94G SDI Board
    *Weight and dimensions shown are approximate.
    *Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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