Sony HVR-M25AU Digital HDV, DVCAM and DV Professional Studio Player / Recorder

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About the Sony HVR-M25AU

The HDV HVR-M25AU, digital HD videocassette recorder, is the enhanced successor model to the HVR-M25U. This VTR features HDV native progressive format capability, providing a stunning 1080p image at 24, 25 or 30 frames per second. It is compatible with standard and mini cassettes, providing extended recording times up to 276 minutes.

The HVR-M25AU is optimized for use with nonlinear editing systems due to its highly compact size and ease of operation. Additionally, the HVR-M25AU provides additional powerful features such as a built-in 2.7-inch (viewable area, measured diagonally) type 16:9 LCD monitor and HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) output.

Sony HVR-M25AU Includes

  • Sony HVR-M25AU Digital HD VTR Player / Recorder
  • Remote Commander
  • Power Cord
  • Cleaning Cassette
  • Sony 1 Year Warranty

Sony HVR-M25AU Features

  • Multiple Formats: The deck is capable of playing back DV, DVCAM and HDV signals for added versatility. It can convert a 1080i signal to 720p for broadcast delivery along with down conversion to standard definition
  • LCD Monitoring: Footage can be viewed directly with the HVR-M25AU's on board LCD screen which doubles as an on-board menu system. The high contrast 2.5" panel is located directly below the tape transport for easy access and monitoring
  • Extended Record Times: The deck can support standard size cassettes for extended record times. Archiving and long run time projects can be recorded with ease. Record up to 276 minutes of HDV or DV footage and up to 184 of DVCAM footage on one tape
  • Auto-Repeat: Presentations will benefit from the auto-repeat function. The deck will automatically start a video over again when this option is on. Simply set the deck up and let it do the rest
  • NTSC/PAL Switchable: The VTR can move between recording NTSC and PAL standard definition signals. This added flexibility can be important when mastering for different regions

Sony HVR-M25AU Specifications

Signal System NTSC/PAL
1080i Digital i.Link
720p Analog Component
Tape Format HDV, DVCAM and DV (in SP Mode)
Tape Speed HDV: 18.8 mm/s
DVCAM: 28.193 mm/s
DV: 18.8 mm/s
Maximum Recording Time DV/HDV: 276 min
DVCAM: 184 min
Audio Signal Format 16 bit/48kHz
Input and Output Connectors Component: BNC (x1 Output)
Composite: BNC (x1 Input, Output)
S-Video: 4-Pin (x1 Input, Output)
Control S: Interface
LANC Interface
i.LINK: 6-Pin FireWire
Headphone Connection
Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption 11W
Operating Temperature 41-104°F (5-40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 8.4 x 3.5 x 15.4" (21.3 x 8.8 x 39 cm)
Weight 9.8 lbs (4.4 kg)
Warranty Sony 1 year parts & labor warranty
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