Datavideo HDR-40 HD-SDI Hard Drive Recorder

Datavideo HDR-40 HD-SDI Hard Drive Recorder
The Datavideo HDR-40 is a hard drive based video recorder, with removable hard drive enclosure, designed for studio desktop applications.

The HDR-40 records from both Standard and High Definition video equipment via SDI, with HDMI output, and convenient SDI loop through.

The recorder provides a choice of recording formats, including 1080i, 720p, 576i and 480i. In HD with a choice of IBP or Intra-frame (i frame), and in SD IBP.

The recorded .M2T files are compatible with a wide range of NLE and play out solutions on the market, and once the recording have completed, the hard drive carrier simply ejects and via USB-2 connects to a PC or MAC based NLE system, (no extra power supply required, as USB-2 provides power, perfect for lap-top use in the field).

Work directly from the removable drive, or copy video files across to the NLE's video drives. HDR-40 remote control interface includes RS-422, RS-232 and GPI for easy integration with other equipment.


- Embedded audio via SDI
- Variable recording bitrates - HDR-40 records SD at 25Mbps and HD at 20-60Mbps
- 4:20:0 color sampling
- M2T recording format
- Audio monitor function
- 2U height fits in 19" standard rack mounts
- Records audio as MPEG-1 Layer 2 format at 48KHZ, 384Kbps bitrate
- Hard drive enclosure includes convenient USB 2.0 and eSATA connectors
- Includes 1x 2.5" 250GB hard drive installed in a removable enclosure and 1x 2.5" empty removable hard drive enclosure


- Input: HD-SDI and SD-SDI
- Output: HD-SDI, SD-SDI, and HDMI

- Input: Balanced stereo XLR

- GPI, RS-232, and RS-422 control interface

- 12V 4.2A DC operation 110/220 power supply

In the Box

* 12V 4.2A DC Operation 110/220 Power Supply
* One Enclosure with 250GB Hard Drive
* One Empty Enclosure


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