Sony XDCam Disc Drive PDWU2 USB3.0

4229.35
  • Filmtools #: 60052
  • Mfr #: PDWU2
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Product Features
  • 2.6x faster read speed than PDW-U1
  • Handles files in all formats of XDCAM HD and SD
  • Both single-layer disc (PFD-23A) and dual-layer disc (PFD-50DLA) support
  • 128 GB write once Professional Discs (PFD-128QLW)
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface
  • Highly compact and lightweight design

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  • Overview

    The Sony XDCam Disc Drive PDWU2 USB3.0 is a compact, mobile and highly cost-effective drive for use with PC's. This drive utilizes a new generation dual channel head system which is capable of reading XDCAM discs up to 2.6x faster than its predecessor the PDW-U1. It is suitable not only for use with nonlinear editing systems but also for simple viewing and logging operations with a lap-top or desk top computer. It can read and write the current single and dual layer Professional Disc media (PFD23A / PFD50DLA) recorded in both HD and SD formats, the quad-layer 128 GB write once disc (PFD128QLW), and the new rewriteable, triple layer, 100 GB Professional Discs (PFD-100TLA). The PDW-U2 uses a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface to give you the fastest throughput while providing backward compatibility with PCs which support Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces.. Simply connect the PDW-U2 to the computer and it will show as an external drive on the screen. Its highly compact and lightweight design allows for installation in virtually any working environment. And its cost effectiveness makes it ideal for integration in current systems.

  • Specs

    General Specifications

    Detail:

    Power Requirements

    DC 12 V (AC adaptor supplied)

    Power Consumption

    19 W

    Operating Temperature

    +5 to +40°C (+41 to +104°F)

    Storage Temperature

    -20 to +60°C (-4 to +140°F)

    Humidity

    20 to 90% (relative humidity)

    Mass

    1.7 kg (3 lb 12 oz)

    Dimensions (W x H x D) (Excluding Protrusions)

    67.4 x 164 x 219 mm (2 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches)

    Recording/Playback Format

    Video:
    MPEG HD422 (50 Mb/s)
    MPEG HD (35/25/18 Mb/s)
    MPEG IMX (50/40/30 Mb/s)
    DVCAM (25 Mb/s)
    Proxy Video:
    MPEG-4
    Audio:
    MPEG HD422: 8 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
    MPEG HD: 4/2 ch/16bits/48kHz
    MPEG IMX: 8 ch/16 bits/48 kHz, or 4 ch/24 bits/48 kHz
    DVCAM: 4 ch/16 bits/48 kHz
    Proxy Audio:
    A-law (8/4/2 ch/8 bits/8 kHz)

    Recording/Playback Time

    MPEG HD422:
    50 Mb/s: Approx. 95 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 43 min. (PFD23A)
    MPEG HD:
    35 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: More than 145 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 65 min. (PFD23A)
    35 Mb/s, 2-ch audio: More than 150 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 68 min. (PFD23A)
    25 Mb/s, 4-ch audio: Approx. 190 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)
    25 Mb/s, 2-ch audio: Approx. 200 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 90 min. (PFD23A)
    18 Mb/s, 4-ch audio (playback only): More than 248 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 112 min. (PFD23A)
    18 Mb/s, 2-ch audio: More than 265 min. (PFD50DLA), More than 122 min. (PFD23A)
    MPEG IMX:
    50 Mb/s: Approx. 100 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 45 min. (PFD23A)
    40 Mb/s: Approx. 55min. (PFD23A)
    30 Mb/s: Approx. 150 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 68 min. (PFD23A)
    DVCAM:
    25 Mb/s: Approx. 185 min. (PFD50DLA), Approx. 85 min. (PFD23A)

     

    Inputs/Outputs Specifications

    Detail:

    USB

    SuperSpeed USB 3.0

The Sony XDCam Disc Drive PDWU2 USB3.0 is a compact, mobile and highly cost-effective drive for use with PC's. This drive utilizes a new generation dual channel head system which is capable of reading XDCAM discs up to 2.6x faster than its predecessor the PDW-U1. It is suitable not only for use with nonlinear editing systems but also for simple viewing and logging operations with a lap-top or desk top computer. It can read and write the current single and dual layer Professional Disc media (PFD23A / PFD50DLA) recorded in both HD and SD formats, the quad-layer 128 GB write once disc (PFD128QLW), and the new rewriteable, triple layer, 100 GB Professional Discs (PFD-100TLA). The PDW-U2 uses a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface to give you the fastest throughput while providing backward compatibility with PCs which support Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces.. Simply connect the PDW-U2 to the computer and it will show as an external drive on the screen. Its highly compact and lightweight design allows for installation in virtually any working environment. And its cost effectiveness makes it ideal for integration in current systems.