Fast Forward Video SideKick HD Portable Digital Video Recorder

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About Fast Forward Video SideKick HD Video

Capture the full potential of your HD camcorder's high-quality sensor and lens with SideKick HD. Combining high bit-rate recording with the fastest multi-format, straight-to-edit workflow in the industry, SideKick HD delivers the quality, performance, and efficiency that you demand.

Fast Forward Video SideKick HD Video Features

  • Superior Quality
  • Capture the highest quality video that your HD camera can produce
  • Up to 220 Mbit/s
  • 4:2:2 sampling
  • 10-bit quantization
  • Select the codec that postproduction prefers
  • Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Apple ProRes 422
  • In the future, more codec options will be available via purchased firmware updates
  • Record directly to high-quality NLE formats, eliminating time-consuming transcoding and the image-quality degradation that it often produces.
  • Outstanding Performance
  • With it s small footprint, brilliant full-color screen, intuitive controls, and flexible mounting options, SideKick HD makes it easy to capture the perfect shot, even in challenging conditions.
  • Mount SideKick HD anywhere, with either the battery or cable option
  • Select your preferred video input: HD/SDI or HDMI
  • Capture every detail with automatic recording and frame-rate- and resolution-sensing capabilities.
  • Confirm that you got the shot with the 4.3" on-board confidence monitor and itssimple playback options.
  • Increase record times with larger-capacity non-proprietary 2.5" SATA solid-state drives.

Fast Forward Video SideKick HD Video Specifications

Digital Input / Output:
8 channels embedded HD-SDI
BNC or HDMI unbalanced
24 bits
Sampling Rate:
48 KHz
Analog Input / Mic:
2 line level
Maximum Drive:
1 Removable
Supported Drive:
Preferred Drive:
see sideKickHD page at
Time Code:
Embedded time code
USB Port:
For future use
3.5mm stereo jack
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
Upgradable via
Apple ProRes 422 - standard
Future codecs upgradeable via
Maximum Bit Rate:
145 - 220 Mbit/s
Power Supply:
12V DC
Power Connector:
Mini XLR
Power Requirement:
9-16V DC
Power Consumption:
Power Options:
Anton Bauer or V-Lock battery adapter cable or external battery w/ charger option
4.3" color TFT display - 480x272 pixel resolution
Physical Dimensions:
6.25" W x 4.2" H x 2.1" D
10 ounces w/out drive
Operating Temperature:
0-40° C
90% non condensation
Fast Forward Video One-year Warranty
Optional Accessories:
256GB SSD Drive - External Battery w/ Charger - Camera Battery Cable - Carrying Case - Protective Pouch - 4 to 3 pin Power Adapter - Camera Shoe
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