Videonics FS-2 FireStore HDD Recorder PAL

Videonics FS-2 FireStore HDD Recorder PAL
The FS-2E can be easily integrated into your production suite, replacing broadcast tape decks.


Component, composite, S-video,SDI (with embedded audio), DV, genlock, lanced audio, and AES/EBU digital audio I/O

External timecode I/O

Sony 9-pin RS-422 control

Multiple disk drive options

User-programmable playlist

Network connection for FTP and
web-based control

Timecode offset


Inputs/Outputs (Video):
DV Video w/ embedded audio (1 x 6-pin IEEE-1394 - 25 Mb/s); DV
Video Pass Thru (1 x 6-pin IEEE-1394 - 25 Mb/s); Component/Composite
- YPrPb (3 x BNC in, 3 x BNC out); Sync (1 x BNC in, 1 x BNC out);
Monitor Video Out (1 x BNC); S-Video - Y/C (1 x 4-pin Mini-DIN in, 1
x 4-pin Mini-DIN out); SD-SDI w/ embedded audio (1 x BNC in, 1 x
BNC out); Reference Video Loop Thru (1 x BNC in, 1 x BNC out)

Inputs/Outputs (Audio):
AES/EBU Digital Audio (1 x BNC in, 1 x BNC out); Balanced Analog
Audio (2 x XLR in, 2 x XLR out); Stereo Audio Monitor (1 x 1/4" TRS
jack); Headphone Out (1 x 1/4" TRS jack w/ level control)

Inputs/Outputs (Data):
10/100BASE-T Ethernet; Timecode (1 x BNC in, 1 x BNC out); External
FireWire HDD I/O (1 x 6-pin IEEE-1394 - up to 400 Mb/s); FireWire
Computer I/F (1 x 6-pin IEEE-1394 - up to 400 Mb/s)

Digital: 2-channel 16-bit/4-channel 12-bit

25 Mb/s, 8-bit 4:1:1 (NTSC-DV) or 4:2:0 (PAL-DV) video (user switchable)

GPI, RS-232C control (1 x 3.5mm minijack), RS-422 (1 x DB-9 serial)

Embedded DV, VITC, or LTC

DTE File Formats:
RawDV, AVI Type 1, AVI Type 2, AVI Type 2 24p, AVID DV OMF,
Matrox AVI, Canopus AVI, Matrox AVI, Pinnacle AVI, QuickTime,
QuickTime 24p

Disk (Internal):
120GB, IDE, 7200 RPM
Disk format: FAT32

Disk (External):
IEEE-1394a FireWire (user supplied)

OS Compatibility:
Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP; Mac OS 9, OS X

Power Source:
110V-220V AC, 50-60 Hz, 100W auto ranging
IEC power input

3.5" x 19" x 16" (89mm x 482mm x 406mm)

19 lbs. (8.6 kg)

In the Box

power cord (1)
Videonics FS-2 Operation manual (1)


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