Sony HVR-DR60 hard disk for HVR-V1E camera

High Definition/Standard Definition device offers longer recording times and greater workflow flexibility

The HVR-DR60 is a lightweight and portable hard disk (HDD) recording unit, which is the ideal accompaniment to camcorders such as the new HVR-V1E.

The HVR-DR60 is easily connected with a camcorder via i.LINK, and offers users the ability to record on to both tape and hard disk simultaneously – ideal to create a hybrid recording solution for customers.

The compact footprint design also provides four and a half hours of continuous HDV/DVCAM/DV stream recording.

In addition, as the product is file-based, workflow options are enhanced providing high-speed access to NLE systems and random access to video files.

Enhanced Workflow Options
The HVR-DR60 is easily connected with a camcorder via i.LINK, and offers users the ability to record on to both tape and hard disk simultaneously. As the HVR-DR60 is file-based workflow options are enhanced � providing random access to video files and direct PC connectivity.

Longer Continuous Recording
The compact footprint design provides four and a half hours of continuous HDV/DVCAM/DV stream recording.

Robust and Rugged Design
The �HDD Smart Protection� composed of 3G sensors, shock absorber and buffer memory protects the data when the unit is inadvertently dropped from heights of up to 100cm. 3G sensors detect if the unit is being dropped and automatically retracts the HDD head and switches the unit off.

Familiar Batteries
Using Sony L-series batteries (as used in both HVR-V1E and HVR-Z1E camcorders), it delivers a battery life of up to 4.5 hours when using the NP-F570 and up to 13.5 hours when using the NP-F970 battery.

Light and Compact
Measuring around 79 x 44 x 100mm (WxHxL) and weighing approx 227g (excluding battery)

The right partner for the HVR-V1E
The unique features that the HVR-DR60 offers for the HVR-V1E users includes a special status check option, which delivers current status, remaining battery time and remaining hard disk recording capacity. It can also support tapeless recording by combination with the HVR-V1E. Finally, it attaches easily via a supplied shoe adaptor and short i.LINK cable.