Videonics FS-4 FireStore Portable HDD Recorder PAL

Videonics FS-4 FireStore Portable HDD Recorder PAL
The Focus FS-4 HD Portable DTE Recorder brings Direct To Edit Technology to
your DV or HDV handheld camcorder. Audio, video, timecode, and control
information is passed between the FS-4 HD and your camcorder using a
single FireWire cable. With an easy-to-use interface and a 40GB drive,
the FS-4 HD is the perfect DTE companion for handheld shoots.


A 40GB drive for three hours of DV or HDV 1080i recording or four hours of HDV 720p 30 recording

Removable, rechargeable Li-Ion standard-capacity battery (90 minutes)

Lightweight, rugged, and portable enclosure

Controlled from your camcorder

Comprehensive backlit LCD display

6-second recording buffer


DV25 or HDV video I/O (1 x 6-pin IEEE-1394)
FireWire computer I/F-up to 400 Mb/s (1 x 6-pin IEEE-1394)
GPI and RS-232C control (1 x 3.5mm minijack)

DV embedded 2-channel (16-bit, 48 kHz) or 4-channel (12-bit,
32 kHz) (RawDV only); HDV embedded MPEG-1 Audio Layer II

Video (HDV):
MPEG-2 (MP@H-14) 720p (8-bit,19.7 Mbps) or 1080i (8-bit, 25 Mbps)

DV embedded timecode (drop or nondrop)

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

HDV DTE File Formats:
MPEG-2 ts (.m2t)


Disk Speed:
5400 RPM; 8MB cache

Disk Format:

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

Power Adapter:
15V DC, 0.7A; minijack power connector

Custom removable Li-ion rechargeable battery

Battery Capacity (for battery included with model):
Standard-capacity battery (90 minutes)

1.59" x 5.6" x 3.74" (40mm x 142mm x 95mm)

1.0 lb. (0.45 kg)

Shock Vibrations:
Operating: 50cm; Non-operating: 100cm; 50Hz-60Hz (1G constant)

Operating: 0o-40oC (32o-104oF); humidity: 30%-90% RH
Storage: -20o-60oC (-40o-140oF); humidity: 85% RH or less

In the Box

power cord (1)
Focus FS-4 Operation manual (1)


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