Panasonic AJ-HD1400 Multi-Format HD VTR

Panasonic AJ-HD1400 Multi-Format HD VTR
From field recording to nonlinear and in-studio editing, the AJ-HD1400 is an invaluable solution for HD production. The AJ-HD1400 records at 100 Mbps with 4:2:2 color sampling and intra-frame compression in multiple U.S. and worldwide HD/SD formats including 1080/59.94, 1080/50i, 720/60p, 720/59.94p and 720/50p. Designed with comprehensive editing features, this AC/DC-powered recorder features HD SDI digital input/output and IEEE 1394 input/output, a 9-pin remote interface for use in assemble/insert editing, and a built-in up/down converter. This lightweight VTR offers a handle for on-the-go use and its compact design makes it a great space-saver for desktop use and in-studio editing.


The Panasonic AJ-HD1400 provides
Multi-format HD/SD system records in 1080/59.94p, 1080/50i, 720/60p, 720/59.94p and 720/50p
Converts from a VariCam(R) 50p recording (over 60p) source with native 720p/50 or PAL output
IEEE 1394 input/output interface transfers DVCPRO HD native video to NLE systems without image quality degradation
HD-SDI input/output and SDI output for applications such as line recording and in-studio production
Built-in up/down/cross converter for playing back DVCPRO 50/DVCPRO/DV/DVCAM tapes and for outputting a converted HD signal
Supports assemble/insert editing with 9-pin remote control and IEEE 1394
Supports VANC metadata (UMID, CC, etc.)
Multi-format HD/SD system records in 1080/59.94p, 1080/50i, 720/60p, 720/59.94p and 720/50p Supports Encoder Remote (component style/composite style)
64 minutes of recording time on an AJ-P126L cassette. Accepts DVCPRO (L/M) and Mini-DV cassettes (AJ-CS455 cassette adaptor required for Mini-DV cassette playback.)
Compact and lightweight
AC or DC operation
High-quality 16-bit digital audio with up to eight embedded channels



HD SDI in/out (BNC)
Reference in/out (BNC), loop through (BNC)
SD SDI video, -HD component out (BNC)
2 x SD composite (BNC)
Analogue audio in (XLR)
Analogue audio out (XLR)
Phones (M6 jack)
IEEE1394 in/out
Time code in/out (BNC)
RS-422A machine control (9-pin)
DC out
DC in

Power requirements : 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption : 97 W

In the Box

Mains cable
Panasonic AJ-HD1400 User's manual


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