Sony XDSPD2000
Professional Medai Station


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List Price: $36,750.00

The XDS-PD2000 is a blend of video server technology integrated with Sony SxS memory card readers, and our new 4th generation Professional Disc drive with front panel controls similar to XDCAM decks. The XDS-PD2000 has 0.5 TB of solid state internal storage, has dual SxS card readers and our new generation XDCAM drive which support our new 128 GB write once XDCAM discs. The XDS-PD2000 also has a higher performance engine than the XDS-1000 and XDS-PD1000 to provide up to 300 Mbps of bandwidth for file transfers and base band I/O operations.


  • Available September 1, 2011
  • HD recording at up to 50 Mb/s using MPEG HD422
  • Support for existing XDCAM HD and XDCAM SD formats as standard
  • 1080i and 720P recording
  • Dual-layer disc (50 GB, PFD50DLA) and single-layer disc (23.3 GB, PFD23A) support
  • Thumbnail operation
  • Built-in up-conversion to HD from SDI input when recording
  • HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080 and 720 at the output during playback
  • Multi-format compact HD/SD Recorder
  • Video format (4:2:2 HD 1080 50i, 59.94i)
  • High-quality eight-channel audio recording
  • 4.3-inch type color LCD display
  • Tilt up front panel
  • VTR-like jog/shuttle operation (for playing material on disc or internal storage)
  • Video control (via front panel and remote)
  • Ethernet interface


  • Power Requirements  AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption  210 W
  • Operating Temperature  +5 to +40°C (+41 to +104°F)
  • Storage Temperature  -20 to +60°C (-4 to +140°F)
  • Humidity  25 to 90% (relative humidity)
  • Mass  17 kg (37 lb 8 oz)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) (Excluding Protrusions)  424 x 132 x 460 mm (16 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches)
  • Search Speed Range
    Jog mode: -1 to +1 times normal speed
    Variable mode: -2 to +2 times normal speed
    Shuttle mode: -20 to +20 times normal speed:
    F.Fwd/Rev: -35 to +35 times normal speed

Inputs/Outputs Specifications

  • Reference Input
    BNC x 2 (including loop through), HD/SD
    HD Tri-level sync (0.6 Vp-p/75 O/negative), HD/SD
    or SD blackburst/composite sync (0.286 Vp-p/75 O/negative), HD/SD
  • SDI Input
    BNC x 1, HD (HD/SD switchable)
    SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD
    SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), HD
  • Analog Audio Input
    XLR 3-pin (female) x 2 (channel selectable)
    +4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable)
    10 kO, balanced
  • Digital Audio Input (AES/EBU)  BNC (x4) - 8 channels total (2 ch each) AES-3id-2001
  • Time Code Input  BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 0.5 to 18 Vp-p/3.3 kO/unbalanced
  • Composite Ouput  BNC (x1) - 1.0 Vp-p/75 O/negative, SMPTE 170M
  • SDI Output
    BNC (x 2), HD
    1: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), HD
    2: SMPTE 292M (w/embedded audio), character On/Off, HD
    BNC (x 2), SD
    1: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), SD
    2: SMPTE 259M (w/embedded audio), character On/Off, SD
  • Monitor Video
    BNC (x1) - HD-SDI Monitor Output (w/ embedded audio) - Play and Record Channel Monitoring (character on/off)
    BNC (x1) - SD-SDI Monitor Output (w/ embedded audio) - Play and Record Channel Monitoring (character on/off)
    HD15 (VGA) x1 - for front LCD panel output
    HDMI (type A, 19 pin) x1 - HDMI Monitor Output
  • Analog Audio Output
    XLR 3-pin (male) x 2 (channel selectable)
    +4/0/-3/-6 dBu (selectable), 600 O, Lo-Z, balanced
  • Monitor Audio  XLR 3-pin (male) x 2, +4 dBu, 600O, Lo-Z, balanced
  • Digital Audio Output (AES/EBU)  BNC (x4) - 8 channels total (2 ch each) AES-3id-2001
  • Headphone Output
    JM-60 Stereo phone jack x 1
    -13 dBu, 8 O, unbalanced
  • Time Code Output
    BNC x 1, SMPTE time code, 1.0 Vp-p/75 O/unbalanced
  • Video Control  D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1, EIA RS-423
  • Ethernet
    RJ-45 x 1
    1000Base-T: IEEE802.3ab
    100Base-TX: IEEE802.3u
    10Base-T: IEEE802.3
  • USB  Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (Front: x1, Rear: x4)
  • Remote (9P) Input
    D-sub, 9-pin (female) (x2), RS-422A
    Sony 9-pin VTR protocol (player commands only)
    VDCP (play and record commands)
  • AC Input  x 1, 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • GPIO  D-sub, 15-pin (female) (x1), Input: TTL Level, Output: open collector

Audio Performance Specifications

  • Sampling Frequency  48 kHz
  • Quantization  24 bits
  • Frequency Response  20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5/-1.0 dB (0 dB at 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range  More than 90 dB
  • Distortion  Less than 0.05% (at 1kHz)
  • Headroom  20/18/16/12 dB (selectable)

Built-In Display Specifications

  • Built-In Display  4.3-inch type color LCD monitor

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