Sony DSR-1600AP DVCAM Editing Player PAL

by Sony
Sony DSR-1600AP DVCAM Editing Player PAL
The Sony DSR-1600AP delivers:
Playback capability of DV (25 Mb/s) recorded tapes including DV tapes recorded in SP mode and DVCPRO tapes without a mechanical adaptor (SDTI (QSDI) and i.LINK (DV) interfaces do not support DVCPRO playback).
Excellent jog audio capability.


DVCAM - 8-bit digital component recording with a 5:1 compression ratio and a 4:2:0 sampling rate, providing excellent picture quality.

Superb Digital Audio - Alternative channel modes can be selected: 2 channel 48kHz/16-bit recording, or 4 channel 32kHz/12-bit, in CD quality.

Playback Compatibility - Plays back DV (25Mb/s) format recorded tapes without a mechanical adaptor and without requiring menu switching before use.

Digital Slow Motion & Jog Sound - Offers variable speed playback, playing back noiseless, digital slow-motion pictures, as well as clear jog sound.

Dynamic Motion Control - Playback speed of a section of tape can be varied over the range of -0.5 to +0.5 times normal speed and can be stored.

Frame Accurate Editing - Can be connected with Sony VTRs and editing controllers through its RS-422A interface.

Analog Interfaces - Interface with current analog equipment, ensuring smooth upgrading to digital systems.

Optional Digital Interfaces - Offers full access to a wide variety of digital editing systems.

Responsive Mechanism - Fast forward and rewind speeds are 85 times play speed, with a maximum search speed of 60 times during colour playback.

Triple Size Cassette Compartment - Ensures compatibility with DV format recorded tapes of all sizes.

Video Processor Control - Has control of its video processor for both analog and digital outputs.

Channel Condition Monitoring - 3 colour channel condition indicator, with each colour representing a particular error rate threshold level.

Built-in Signal Generator - Generates colour bars or black burst for video and 1kHz tone or silent signal for audio.

In the Box

Sony DSR-1600AP Operation manual (1)


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