Sony DVW-522 Operation Manual

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DIGITAL VIDEOCASSETTE PLAYER
DVW-522/522P
CONTROL PANEL EXTENSION KIT
BKDW-510
CONTROL PANEL CASE
BKDW-511
OPERATION MANUAL
[ English ]
1st Edition (Revised 2)
Serial No. 10001 and Higher (DVW-522)
Serial No. 10001 and Higher (DVW-522P)

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  • Page 1 DIGITAL VIDEOCASSETTE PLAYER DVW-522/522P CONTROL PANEL EXTENSION KIT BKDW-510 CONTROL PANEL CASE BKDW-511 OPERATION MANUAL [ English ] 1st Edition (Revised 2) Serial No. 10001 and Higher (DVW-522) Serial No. 10001 and Higher (DVW-522P)
  • Page 2 For the customers in U.S.A. (DVW-522 only) WARNING This equipment has been tested and found to comply with To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide expose the unit to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents 1-1 Outline of the DVW-522/522P............1-1 Chapter 1 1-2 Features ....................1-2 Overview 1-2-1 Digital BETACAM Format ............1-2 1-2-2 Advanced Playback Functions ..........1-3 1-2-3 Ease of Operation ..............1-4 1-3 Optional Accessories ...............1-5 2-1 Control Panel ...................2-1 Chapter 2 2-1-1 Upper Control Panel ...............2-2...
  • Page 4 Table of contens...
  • Page 5: Outline Of The Dvw-522/522P

    As such, the functions required for tape editing are not provided on the DVW-522/522P. The DVW-522 can be used in the NTSC color system while the DVW- 522P can be used in the PAL color system, though they adopt component format.
  • Page 6: Features

    Digital BETACAM is exactly same as the normal BETACAM and BETACAM SP. Note The DVW-522/522P is designed exclusively for playing back digitally recorded video cassette tapes. Tape format The video and four-channel audio signals of each field are recorded onto...
  • Page 7: Advanced Playback Functions

    1-2 Features 1-2-2 Advanced Playback Functions High-quality digital playback The DVW-522/522P adopts a component digital video system and four- channel digital audio playback system which, along with an advanced error correction and concealment system, provide superb video and audio playback quality.
  • Page 8: Ease Of Operation

    1-2 Features 1-2-3 Ease of Operation Set-up menus The initial settings of the VTR operation mode is easily done using the lower control panel. Easy-to-use front panel All important controls are located on the easy-to-use front panel, which can be angled as necessary. The front panel can also be completely detached for use as a remote control unit when used with the BKDW-510/511 Control Panel Extension Kit/Control Panel Case.
  • Page 9: Optional Accessories

    1-3 Optional Accessories 1-2 Features 1-3 Optional Accessories The following accessories can be used with the VTR. BKDW-510 Control Panel Extension Kit Enables the control panel of the VTR to be detached and used as a remote control unit connected to the main unit with a supplied cable. BKDW-511 Control Panel Case Provides protection for a detached control panel being used in a control console.
  • Page 10 1-2 Features Chapter 1 Overview...
  • Page 11: Control Panel

    2-1 Control Panel 2-1 Control Panel The control panel consists of the following sections. • Upper control panel • Lower control panel: tape transport section, search operation section, time code section Time code section Upper control panel Lower control panel Tape transport section Search operation section Control panel...
  • Page 12: Upper Control Panel

    2-1 Control Panel 2-1-1 Upper Control Panel 1 PHONES jack 2 POWER switch 3 PHONES level control 4 Indicators 5 MONITOR SELECT buttons Upper control panel 1 PHONES jack VTR status indicators Connect 8 stereo headphones to monitor the audio Indicator VTR status during playback.
  • Page 13: Lower Control Panel (Tape Transport Section)

    2-1 Control Panel 2-1-2 Lower Control Panel (Tape Transport Section) 6 STANDBY button 7 SERVO indicator 8 EJECT button 9 PLAY button !º STOP button Lower control panel (tape transport section) 6 STANDBY button 9 PLAY button Pressing this button in other than standby mode makes Starts playback.
  • Page 14: Lower Control Panel (Search Operation Section)

    2-1 Control Panel 2-1-3 Lower Control Panel (Search Operation Section) !¡ SHUTTLE/JOG indicators !™ SHUTTLE button !£ JOG button !¢ VAR button !∞ Search dial Lower control panel (search operation section) !¡ SHUTTLE/JOG indicators !∞ Search dial One of these indicators lights to show the current Rotate to search for edit points.
  • Page 15: Lower Control Panel (Time Code Section)

    2-1 Control Panel 2-1-4 Lower Control Panel (Time Code Section) !§ MENU button and indicator !¶ SET button !• Time counter display !ª COUNTER buttons @º RESET button Lower control panel (time code section) !§ MENU button and indicator U-BIT: User’s bits included in the time code being read from the tape.
  • Page 16 2-1 Control Panel @º RESET button Resets the time counter as follows, according to the setting of the COUNTER buttons: CTL: Sets the CTL counter to 00:00:00:00. TC or U-BIT: No effect. Chapter 2 Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls...
  • Page 17: System Set-Up Panel

    1 TC (time code) selector 2 DF/NDF (drop-frame/non-drop-frame) switch Determines whether the time code displayed in the (for DVW-522 only) time counter display on the lower control panel is LTC Selects CTL counter advance in drop-frame mode or or VITC. When this switch is set to AUTO, the time non-drop-frame mode.
  • Page 18 2-1 Control Panel 2-2 System Set-Up Panel 3 CONTROL PANEL switch Selects which control panel controls this VTR. INT: The control panel on the front panel controls this VTR. EXT: An external control panel, connected through the CONTROL PANEL connector, controls this VTR.
  • Page 19: Connector Panel

    2-3 Connector Panel 2-1 Control Panel 1 COMPOSITE VIDEO OUTPUT connectors 2 RF ADAPTOR connectors 7 RS232C connector 6 MONITOR OUTPUT connectors 5 CONTROL PANEL connector 4 AC IN connector 3 BREAKER button Connector panel 1 COMPOSITE VIDEO OUTPUT connectors 3 BREAKER button (BNC type) Disconnects the primary circuit of the AC power...
  • Page 20 RFU adaptor kit. If you wish to use the converter and the adaptor at the same time, consult with Sony service personnel. 7 RS232C connector (D-sub 25-pin) Accepts or sends RS-232C remote control signals and/ or VTR status data from/to external equipment.
  • Page 21: Setting Up The Vtr

    3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-1 Connecting External Equipment The diagram below shows connection of the DVW-522/522P to various types of external equipment. COMPOSITE VIDEO OUTPUT 2 (SUPER) VHF or UHF RFU-89 Connector panel of RF ADAPTOR RF cable UCKA/ the DVW-522/522P...
  • Page 22: Set-Up Menu

    Item number Item Settable range Function Sets the horizontal screen position of the superimposed 002 (DVW-522) CHARACTER characters. A hexadecimal value of 00 indicates the far left of the H-POSITION [14] screen, and 24 (decimal 36) the far right. Increasing the value moves the starting position to the right.
  • Page 23 3-1 Connecting External Equipment Items that require setting for operations (continued) Item number Item Settable range Function [01] CHARACTER Determines the vertical size of superimposed characters. 01: Standard size. V-SIZE 02: Two times standard size. 03: Three times standard size. 04: Four times standard size.
  • Page 24 MASTER, the same amount of setup selected with sub-item No.1 LEVEL MASTER LEVEL (within a range of 0.0% to 10.0%) is added to the (DVW-522 only) composite output signal. Sub-item The setup level determined in this item has no relation with the MASTER LEVEL SET UP SELECT switch on the system set-up panel.
  • Page 25 3-1 Connecting External Equipment About the digital hours meter (continued) Item number Item Function TAPE RUNNING Displays the total number of hours in ten-hour units that the VTR has been in playback HOURS and search modes. (Does not include stop and still modes.) Note The accumulated tape running hours are displayed in one-hour units on the timer counter display while the JOG or SHUTTLE button on the lower control panel is...
  • Page 26 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-2 Set-Up Menu Rotate the search dial to select the hours meter information you want to display. The selected information appears in the time counter display. Notes Hours meter values are normally displayed in four digits, in units of ten hours or ten cycles.
  • Page 27: Changing Menu Settings

    3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-2 Set-Up Menu 3-2-2 Changing Menu Settings This section describes how to change the factory-set values for each menu setting. Menu display after changing a menu setting The [C] mark appears in the monitor display when you change a factory setting in a customized menu.
  • Page 28 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-2 Set-Up Menu Time counter display RESET button Changing menu settings Select the menu bank with the SET UP SELECT switch on the system set-up panel. Press the MENU button to display the menu in the time counter display.
  • Page 29 3-1 Connecting External Equipment Rotate the search dial to select the item to be changed. The item number increases as you rotate the search dial clockwise, or decreases as you rotate the dial counterclockwise. Search dial operation is the same when searching for a certain tape position in both shuttle and jog modes.
  • Page 30 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-2 Set-Up Menu To change the setting, rotate the search dial while holding down the SHUTTLE or JOG button. When you have reached the required value, release the button. Value flashes. Item number Time counter display SETUP-1 ITEM-005 DISPLAY INFORMATION SELECT...
  • Page 31 3-1 Connecting External Equipment Restoring factory-set values Follow the procedure below to restore the factory-set values. Press the SET UP SELECT switch on the system set-up panel to select the menu bank whose values are to be reset. Press the MENU button to display the menu in the time counter display.
  • Page 32 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-2 Set-Up Menu Press the MENU button for more than three seconds to enter the customize menu mode. At first, the monitor display enters set-up menu mode and then turns over to the customize menu mode on a white background. SETUP-1 CUSTOMIZE *H02:DRUM HOURS H03:TAPE HOURS...
  • Page 33 3-1 Connecting External Equipment To change a customize menu data, rotate the search dial while holding down the JOG button. Each item is displayed individually while holding down the JOG button. COSTOM-1 ITEM-005 DISPLAY INFORMATION SELECT Monitor display Description Data number Data 0 (on): The item is displayed in the set-up menu mode.
  • Page 34: Superimposed Characters

    For details, refer to “3-2 Set-Up Menu” on page 3-2. Information displayed 1 Type of time data Time data 2 Drop-frame mode of the time code reader (for DVW-522 only) 3 Drop-frame mode of the CTL counter (for DVW-522 only) 4 VITC field T C R .
  • Page 35 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 2 Drop-frame mode of the time code reader (for DVW-522 only) 3 Drop-frame mode of the CTL counter (for DVW-522 only) “.”: Drop-frame mode (factory setting). “:”: Non-drop-frame mode. 4 VITC field “ ” (blank): Fields 1 and 3.
  • Page 36: Handling Cassettes

    3-4 Handling Cassettes 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-4-1 Recommended Cassettes You can use 1/2 -inch Digital BETACAM video cassettes only. Digital BETACAM cassettes S (small) cassettes BCT-D6/D12/D22/D32/D40 L (large) cassettes BCT-D34L/D64L/D94L/D124L Storage of cassettes Store your cassettes at ambient temperature and humidity. 3-4-2 Inserting and Ejecting Cassettes Always turn on the power of the VTR before attempting to insert or eject cassettes.
  • Page 37 3-1 Connecting External Equipment When inserting a small cassette, align it with the marks on the cassette insertion slot. The cassette is loaded automatically, and the tape is wound around the drum. The head-drum starts to rotate, the tape stops, and the STANDBY and STOP buttons light.
  • Page 38 3-1 Connecting External Equipment 3-18 Chapter 3 Setting Up the VTR...
  • Page 39: Preparing For Playback

    4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-1-1 Setting Switches Before starting playback, set the switches as follows. For details, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. MONITOR SELECT buttons: Press the audio channels to be monitored. POWER switch: Set to ON. Control panel COUNTER buttons: Set to time data to be displayed.
  • Page 40: Selecting Time Data To Be Displayed

    4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-1-2 Selecting Time Data to Be Displayed You can select any of the following types of time data for display on the time counter display. • CTL counter data • Time codes • User’s bits For details on the location of the switches used in the following operations, refer to “4-1-1 Setting Switches”...
  • Page 41: Playback

    4-2 Playback 4-1 Preparing for Playback The DVW-522/522P supports three playback modes: • Normal-speed playback • Jog/Shuttle/Variable mode playback • Capstan override playback 4-2-1 Normal-Speed Playback fig.38 Playing back at normal speed Follow the procedure below to play back at normal speed.
  • Page 42: Variable-Speed Playback In Jog/Shuttle/Variable Modes

    4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-2 Playback 4-2-2 Variable-Speed Playback in Jog/Shuttle/Variable Modes In the Jog/Shuttle/Variable modes, you can vary the playback speed as follows: Jog mode: Between –3 and +3 or between –1 and +1 (selectable in the set-up menu) times normal speed, as determined by the rotational speed of the search dial.
  • Page 43 4-1 Preparing for Playback Note The search dial is factory set to toggle between jog and shuttle modes when pressed. You can, however, cancel this setting. For details, refer to “3-2-1 Items That Require Setting for Operations”on page 3- Shuttle mode playback Follow the procedure below to play back in shuttle mode.
  • Page 44 4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-2 Playback To alternate between normal-speed playback and shuttle-mode playback After setting the search dial to the required playback speed, press the PLAY button and SHUTTLE button alternately to switch between normal- speed playback and shuttle-mode playback. To stop and start shuttle-mode playback, press the STOP button and SHUTTLE button respectively.
  • Page 45: Capstan Override Playback

    4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-2 Playback To return to normal-speed playback Press the PLAY button. To alternate between normal-speed playback and variable- mode playback After setting the search dial to the required playback speed, press the PLAY button and VAR button alternately to switch between normal-speed playback and variable-mode playback.
  • Page 46 4-1 Preparing for Playback 4-2 Playback To adjust the playback speed, rotate the search dial while holding down the PLAY button. The speed adjustment range is ±15% (in steps of 1%). Release the PLAY button after completing the adjustment of the playback phase.
  • Page 47: Head Cleaning

    5-1 Head Cleaning 5-1 Removing a Cassette When Tape Slacking Has Occurred Use the special BCT-5CLN Cleaning Cassette to clean the heads. Read the instructions included with the cleaning cassette carefully, as improper usage can damage the heads. Follow the procedure below to clean the heads. Insert the cleaning cassette.
  • Page 48: Moisture Condensation

    5-2 Moisture Condensation 5-1 Removing a Cassette When Tape Slacking Has Occurred If you suddenly move the VTR from a cold location to a warm one, or use the VTR in a very humid place, moisture in the air can form on the head- drum or tape guide.
  • Page 49: Appendixes

    Specifications Specifications Recommended tapes General Digital BETACAM cassette BCT-D6/D12/D22/D32/D40/ Power requirements D34L/D64L/D94L/D124L or 100 to 240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz equivalent Power consumption 150 VA (240 V) Peak inrush current Digital video format (1) Power ON, current probe method: 15A (100V), 30A Sampling frequency (240V) Y: 13.5 MHz...
  • Page 50 RFU-89EKA RFU Adaptor Kit (for Europe) reference level RFU-89UCKA RFU Adaptor Kit (for USA/ Wow and flutter DVW-522: Less than 0.2% rms Canada) DVW-522P: Less than 0.2% rms RFU-89ASKA RFU Adaptor Kit (for Australia) (DIN 45507 weighted) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 51 CONTROL PANEL switch 2-7, 2-8 Superimposed characters 3-2, 3-3, 3-14, Optional accessories 1-5, A-2 COUNTER buttons 2-5 3-15 Outline of the DVW-522/522P 1-1 Customized menu System set-up panel 2-7, 2-8 changing the setting of items 3-11 to return to the factory setting...
  • Page 52: Index

    Index Index...
  • Page 53 The material contained in this manual consists of information that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this manual. Sony Corporation expressly prohibits the duplication of any...
  • Page 54 Printed in Japan Sony Corporation DVW-522/522P(UC/EK, 1999.08.13 © 1995 Broadcasting & Professional Systems Company 3-800-514-03(1)

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