Half-Rack Size For A High-Quality, Low-Cost Workflow

• Two microP2 card slots dramatically reduce media costs. Two conventional P2 card slots also accommodate ordinary P2 card.




• AVC-LongG50/25 and AVC-Intra100/50 codecs are provided as standard features. AVC-LongG50/25 codecs achieve 10 bit/4:2:2 image quality at a data rate of approximately 50/25 Mbps.
• Optional AVC-Intra200 codec.* 1 Records and plays images approaching uncompressed master quality and superb 24 bit/16 channel sound.
• Capable of recording and playing 1080/59.94p and 1080/50p progressive images (in AVC-Intra100 and AVC-LongG25 modes).

This half-rack size P2 recorder supports today's network-based workflow while interfacing with conventional broadcast systems. It's the first recorder offers microP2 card slots to help reduce media costs, together with ordinary P2 card slots. The AJ-PD500E maintains high-quality images and sounds, as well as low bit rate operation, with a variety of codecs - AVC-Intra100/50, AVC-LongG50/25 (appearing for the first time in this model), and AVC-Proxy* 2 as standard features. Optional functions also include support for both AVC-Intra200 codec recording, with images that approach uncompressed master quality, and AVCHD playback. Interfaces include 3G SDI input/output, HDMI output, AES/EBU digital audio input/ output, Gbit Ethernet LAN, USB 3.0 (Host), assignable GPIO, and RS-422A remote. The 3U half-rack size unit operated by AC/DC power supply enable versatile use in a wide range of broadcast application, with excellent operability.

*1: AVC-ULTRA is the name of Panasonic's professional video codec family. The AJ-PD500E does not support all of the formats included in the AVC-ULTRA family.
*2: The use of DCF Technologies is under license from Multi-Format, Inc

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