Sony HDW-M2100P/20



HDCAM video tape player with CineAlta and multi-format playback


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A high definition player for prestige and mainstream programme production.
Sony recognizes that your needs as a programme maker will vary depending upon the type of programme being made. This has driven the development of a multi-format high definition product offering, including HDV for entry-level HD operation, HDCAM for mainstream and prestige productions, CineAlta for 24P applications, and HDCAM SR for productions where only the ultimate quality will suffice.

HDCAM has long been associated with the production of the most prestigious movies, commercials and television programmes. The recent expansion of the HDCAM product line up has transformed the economics of HD for mainstream television production, with new models such as the HDW-730S camcorder making HD acquistion accessible to those working on standard definition budgets.

The HDW-M2100P/20 HDCAM VT player operates at the frame rates used for prestige and mainstream content creation and distribution. It offers HDCAM playback at 1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/25P, 1080/29.97P, 1080/23.98P and 1080/24P.

It is ideal as part of an end-to-end HDCAM production chain, and makes business sense even when post production and programme distribution remains at 625/50 standard definition. An inbuilt HD to SD downconverter provides a standard definition output from your high quality HDCAM original recordings. Compatible replay of Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam tapes also helps smooth your transition to the world of high definition.


Weight Approx. 23 kg
Dimensions (WxHxD) 427 mm x 174 mm x 544 mm
Humidity 25% to 90% (relative humidity)
Storage Temperature -20C to +60C (-4F to +140F)
Operating Temperature +5C to +40C (+41F to +104F)
Power consumption 220 W
Audio Output Analogue audio: 5 x XLR 3-pin (CH 1 to 4 and CUE) Digital audio (AES/EBU): 4 x BNC (CH1/2, CH3/4, CH5/6 and CH7/8) Time Code: 1 x XLR 3-pin Monitor output: 2 x XLR 3-pin
Video Output Analogue composite / SDI / HD-SDI: 3 x BNC (one with character display) Analogue component: 3 x BNC (Y, R-Y, B-Y) SDTI (with optional [br] HKDW-102 installed): 2 x BNC
Power requirement AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Video Input Analogue reference: 1 x BNC with loop through

Item Includes

• Standard Manufacturer's Warranty
• Operational and Installation Manual

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