Sony HDWD1800
HDCAM Studio Recorder w/ Betacam + MPEG IMX Playback


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Affordable HDCAM studio editing recorder with Digital Betacam and MPEG IMX formats legacy playback. Capable of Recording and playback HDCAM 1080/59.94i, 50i, 25PsF, 29.97PsF, 23.98PsF and 24PsF formats. 3-2 pull down is available by using option board HKDW-104. This deck inherited all editing functions from HDW-2000 series, such as DMC, audio split, pre-read and audio cross-fade editing. A color LCD panel on the control panel displays various type of information including audio level meter and time data. The LCD unit also displays video when playback or recording. Built-in down converter enables to output 480/59.94i or 576/50i. Also Up converter enables 1080/59.94i or 1080/50i HD output from Digital Betacam or MPEG IMX tape playback. Up to 3 packets of VANC metadata can be recorded and played back. Non-audio recording is available such as Dolby-E or AC3. By using HKDW-104 option board, 720/50P or 720/59.94P output is available. The HKDW-105 i.LINK (HDV) input option board can be installed to record the i.LINK (HDV) signals from HDV devices onto HDCAM tapes.


  • HDCAM recording and playback - 1080/59.94i, 50i, 25PsF, 29.97PsF, 23.98PsF and 24PsF
  • Legacy playback of Digital Betacam and MPEG IMX
  • Built-in up converter and down converter
  • Simple control panel with color LCD panel which can display audio level meter, time data and playback/recording picture
  • Up to 3 packets of VANC metadata recording and playback
  • Non-audio data such as Dolby-E or AC3 can be recorded
  • DMC, Pre-read, audio split and audio cross-fade editing
  • RS-422 connector is equipped for Sony 9pin remote control
  • Option HKDW-104 enables 3-2 pull down output or 720P conversion output
  • Option HKDW-105 enables to record HDV input via i.LINK input onto HDCAM tape
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