Panasonic AJ-HD1200A DVCPRO HD Recorder

Panasonic AJ-HD1200A DVCPRO HD Recorder
The AJ-HD1200A DVCPRO HD AC/DC-powered, multi-purpose VTR, the first recorder* to offer an IEEE 1394 interface operating at 100Mbps data rate with DV High Definition video streams. The AJ-HD1200A is a key component in the company's collaboration with Apple to bring real-time professional quality, native HD editing to Power Mac and PowerBook customers, at a fraction of the cost of other systems.


The Panasonic AJ-HD1200A provides
Compact size and light weight.
The unit has a width of 214 mm, a height of 132
mm, and a depth of 428 mm, and weighs only 7.9
Grips are also attached for easy carry.
Efficient installation in a rack
The unit's width is one-half of 19 inches and its
height is 3U: this translates into greater saving of
installation space in a standard rack compared to
conventional models.
DVCPRO HD cassette tapes used
The unit uses 1/4-inch wide cassette tapes.

When recording
HD signals, use DVCPRO HD
High image quality
The unit achieves a high image quality by recording
4:2:2 HD component signals with a recording rate
(=100 Mbps) which is four times as high as that for
existing DVCPRO formats.
1080i or 720p, NTSC or PAL selectable
By switching the settings provided for the video
signal input (1080i/59.94 Hz or 720p/59.94 Hz) on
the setup menu, the unit can record
and play back
the signals of the system selected.
The unit also supports the PAL mode. Playback of
1080i/50 Hz or PAL SD materials is enabled by
switching the setting on the system menu.

In the Box

AC power cord
Panasonic AJ-HD1200A manual