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HHB Portadrive PDR 2000 Brochure

Hhb communications portadrive brochure.

 
8 CHANNEL 24-BIT/96kHz
LOCATION SOUND RECORDER
PORTADRIVE
KEY FEATURES
• Rugged, all in one, portable 8-channel hard disk
• 8-channel AES input and output, stereo SPDIF
(HD) audio recorder
input and output
• 3 comprehensively equipped 6-into-2 digital
• M/S decoding available on inputs and outputs
mixers built-in
• Advanced power management
• Session based recording using either AES31-3
• Built-in battery charging circuitry
ADL or Pro Tools V5 formats, simplifying
production workflow
• 8-channel metering with clip and limiting
indicators
• Over 4 hours of uncompressed 8-channel
24-bit/96kHz or around 20 hours of 4-channel
• Built-in slate mic and tone generator
24-bit/48kHz recording on removable 40GB HD
• Extensive headphone monitoring capability
• Simultaneous recording of mono or stereo
including designated 6-into-2 mixer
rushes to external DVD-RAM drive or other
• 6 multi-function rotary encoders
storage device
• 10 second pre-record buffer
• 6 high gain, very low noise microphone balanced
XLR-3 inputs with individual phantom powering,
• Top and front panel LCD and control interfaces
'gangable' limiters, input pads, high pass filter
• Comprehensive timecode and synchronization
(HPF), and phase reverse
capability
• Mic inputs also feature adjustable delays to
• Supports tri-level synchronization for
correct microphone time alignment
compatibility with HDTV technology
• 8 balanced line inputs
• 2.5" HDD in robust removable caddy ensures
• Dual analog balanced stereo outputs
extremely reliable recording
INDUSTRY STANDARD
Session-based recording in AES31-3 ADL or Pro Tools V5 formats makes it
easy to transfer files to Mac and PC-based workstations. The optional PDRDS
Docking Station locates into a standard 5.25" IDE drive bay and
accommodates the PORTADRIVE's removable HD
directly via a slot on the front panel. The Docking
Station can also be housed in a third party
enclosure to provide connection to computers via
As the role of the modern sound recordist
grows ever more complex, portable
recording specialists HHB respond with a
AES31-3 ADL
new breed of location sound recorder.
FORMAT
The PORTADRIVE PDR 2000 combines
multichannel recording on a removable
hard drive, simultaneous recording of
rushes to an external drive, 24-bit/96kHz
performance, sophisticated on-board
mixing, comprehensive timecode facilities
and flexible session based file transfer
with Mac and PC workstations, all in a
rugged, portable device. And with input
from leading sound recordists throughout
the development programme, the
PORTADRIVE
PORTADRIVE is packed with essential
features and facilities, placing everything
just where it's needed to deliver reliable
recordings and pristine audio on even the
most demanding location.
PDRDVDBU
PDRCC
DVD-RAM Back Up (optional)
Carrying Bag (optional)
• HD compatible with both PC and Mac platforms
(FAT32, HFS)
PORTADRIVE PDR 2000
• Records in industry-standard BWF or SDII audio
formats
Sampling frequency . . 44.1, 48, 88.2 & 96kHz (±0.1% for pull up/down) all ±1.0 ppm
• Metadata (scene, take, comments) can be stored
Quantization levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 & 24-bit
and transferred with audio files
Pre-record buffer . . . . . . . . . . . 10 secs @ 24-bit/96kHz, adjustable from 1-10 secs
• SCSI interface
Power supply (external) . . . . . . 12-18V DC: Universal 110-240V AC adaptor supplied
• USB2.0 (USB1 compatible) port for high speed
data transfer between the PORTADRIVE and a
Recording time (battery) . . . . . . . . . . . . ≈ 2 hours with NP1 battery. (50 watt L-Ion)
computer
Recording time (40GB disc) . . . . . . 60hr, 2Ch 16-bit/48kHz; 4.8hr, 8Ch 24-bit/96kHz
• Ethernet port for file transfer and upgrades
Metering . . . . . . . 8 x18 segment LED meters with adjustable brightness and modes
• Comprehensive remote control via RS422 (Sony
Timecode . . . . . . . 23.976 - 30FPS input and output on Lemo connector. < ±1.0 ppm
P2) and parallel remote socket
Frequency Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Hz - 20kHz ± 0.5dB (@48kHz)
• PS2 for connecting keyboard to ease logging /
labelling
• Optional 5.25" PDRDS Docking Station allows
removable HD caddy to be plugged directly into a
computer drive bay or external drive enclosure
• Optional DC-powered PDRDVDBU DVD-RAM back-
up unit for recording or backing up on location
All trademarks are recognised as the property of their respective owners. E&OE.
WORKFLOW
FireWire, USB or SCSI interfacing.
The PORTADRIVE also features a comprehensive
range of connectivity for direct data transfer
including SCSI (for the connection of external
devices including HHB's own PDRDVDBU
DVD-RAM back-up), Ethernet and USB2.0
(USB1 compatible).
Audio File Formats BWF, SDII Disk Formats FAT 16, FAT32, HFS
PRO TOOLS V5 SESSION
FORMAT
OMF, ALE, BWF, etc.
SYSTEM ACCESSORIES
PDRDS
PDRNPL50
PDRJL2
PDRDC40
Docking Station (optional)
IDX Battery (1 supplied)
IDX 2-bay charger (optional)
40GB HDD Caddy (1 supplied)
SPECIFICATIONS
Mic THD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mic input 60dB gain @1kHz <0.02% 22Hz - 22kHz BW
Line THD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Line input 0dB gain @1kHz <0.002% 22Hz - 22kHz BW
EIN . . . . . . . . . . ≤ -127 dBu 'A' Wtd 22Hz - 22kHz BW @ 60dB GAIN Rs = 150 Ω
Mic input gain . . . . . . . Maximum gain 70dB - maximum input level before clip +2dBu
Line input gain . . . . . . Maximum gain 24dB - maximum input before clipping +24dBu
Front panel display . . . . 40 alphanumeric character x 2 row backlit and transreflective
Top panel display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 320 x 240 dot matrix backlit and transreflective
Dimensions (WxHxD) . . . . . . . . . . . . 332 x 106 x 224mm / 13.1 x 4.2 x 8.8 inches
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.2kg / 11.6lbs
HHB Communications Ltd
T 020 8962 5000 E sales@hhb.co.uk W www.hhb.co.uk
In the USA, Central & South America: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation
T 860 434 9190 E HHB-Sales@sennheiserusa.com W www.sennheiserusa.com
In Canada: HHB Communications Canada Ltd
T 416 867 9000 E sales@hhbcanada.com W www.hhbcanada.com
PDR 2000
8 CHANNEL 24-Bit/96kHz
LOCATION SOUND RECORDER

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    As the role of the modern sound recordist grows ever more complex, portable recording specialists HHB respond with a new breed of location sound recorder. The PORTADRIVE PDR 2000 combines multichannel recording on a removable hard drive, simultaneous recording of rushes to an external drive, 24-bit/96kHz...

  • Page 2

    That’s why location sound specialists HHB developed OUTPUT MIXER Provides the PORTADRIVE PDR 2000, a ‘next generation’ an alternative mix which can be created location recorder which combines 24-bit/96kHz to suit the requirements of the director, for instance.

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