Sound Devices PIX 220 Portable Video Recorder

Sound Devices PIX 220 Portable Video Recorder
QuickTime Recording for Video Cameras
HDMI Inputs / Outputs
Input Signal Resolution up to 1080i/p
Frame Rate Conversion
3:2 Pull Down Removal
5" LCD Display
FireWire 800/USB 3.0/eSATAp Connection
3 Gbps Transfer Rate over Single Cable


Provides the ability of QuickTime recording for video cameras with HDMI outputs.
Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD formats to record videos which offer good picture quality.
Stores the recorded videos onto compact flash cards or removable 2.5" solid-state hard drives with UDF format.
Recorded videos can be accessed on systems operating on both Windows and Mac OS.
Records videos which are ideal for editorial workflows such as on-the-fly color grading, video processing, etc.
Supports HDMI v1.3 input signals up to 1080i/p.
HDMI outputs.
Ideal for use with smaller format high-definition cameras which do not require time code workflows.
Based on 7-series digital audio recorders.
Features high-bandwidth inputs that are mic/line switchable.
Includes limiters, high-pass filters, and 48V phantom power for high quality audio with low-noise.
Features hardware-based video scalers.
Facilitates real-time conversion among video formats.
Supports conversion between interlaced and progressive.
Frame rate conversion of videos formats with no loss in quality.
3:2 pull down removal to record 24p from 60i signals.
Features large, illuminated controls which make record and play functions easy to access.
Side panel rotary control and 4 front-panel buttons.
Allows quick access to various menu options such as selection between embedded HDMI, or balanced audio, format selection while conversion, etc.
Includes a 5" LCD display which displays images with 800 x 480 resolution.
Provides immediate confirmation of recording, playback, audio metering, and setup menu selections.
Supports input audio source selection between embedded HDMI, or balanced audio.
LANC connector for connection with a LANC controller.
PIC-Caddy includes a eSATAp connection - offers drive powering and 3 Gb/s transfer rate over a single cable.
Features FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 backward-compatible) connectors.
Built using light weight, metalized, molded carbon fiber chassis.
Suitable for outdoor use with an advanced thermal design which keeps the unit cool in extreme environments.
Powered using an external DC power (10-18 V) or 2 Sony L-type batteries.
Acts as a charger for the battery inserted, when the recorder is not in use and plugged into an external supply.
Compatible with an external audio mixer or digital audio recorders which extends the flexibility of the recorder's on-board inputs and enhances audio input/output control.


Inputs : HDMI
Input Video Resolutions : HDMI v1.3: 480i, 525i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Outputs :
HDMI v1.3
3:2 pull down removal to record 24p from 60i signal
Conversion : Up/down/cross of 480i, 525i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p resolutions

File Formats :
Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy/LT/422/422HQ)
Avid DNxHD 36, 145, 220 Mbps, 8 and 10bit
.mov quicktime file wrapper

Audio Input / Output :
Premium microphone preamps, on balanced XLR, mic/line selectable with 48V Phantom, limiters, high pass
-128 dBu input noise, 115 dB dynamic range A/D
2 AES3 digital inputs (2 channels)
2-Channel, line level balanced output on 5-pin XLR
Embedded audio on HDMI (2 channels)
High output, low-noise headphone amp

Mechanical :
Large, illuminated record control buttons
Metalized, molded carbon fiber chassis with external whisper-quiet cooling fan

Power : 10-18 V DC on hirose 4-pin or 2 Sony L-mount batteries
Display : 5" 800 x 480 pixel panel, 140o viewing angle
Dimensions : 14 cm x 10.2 cm x 6.1 cm (5.5 x 4.0 x 2.4 in)
Weight : 900g (2.0 lbs)
Operating Temperature : -10C to +40C

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Sound Devices PIX 220 Manual


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