Datavideo HDR-50 HD-SDI Hard Drive Recorder

Datavideo HDR-50 HD-SDI Hard Drive Recorder
The Datavideo HDR-50 is a hard drive based video recorder, with removable hard drive enclosure, with a 1U - 19inch, rack-mountable design the HDR-50 can be easily integrated with other equipment, such as Datavideos Mobile Video Studio Range.

The HDR-50 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 eject and via USB-2 connect 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-50 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
- 1U 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


- 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

Video Record format:
- SD: 5Mbps - 15Mbps
- HD: 20Mbps - 60Mbps
- 4:2:0 Colour sampling
- *.m2t recording format (Compatible with most NLE systems

Audio Record format:
- MPEG-I Layer2
- Sampling rate: 48KHZ
- Bitrate: 384Kbps

In the Box

12V 4.2A DC operation 110/220 power supply and cord included
One empty enclosure
Datavideo HDR-50 Manual


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