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  • Page 1 PROFESSIONAL DISC RECORDER PDW-V1 OPERATION MANUAL [English] 1st Edition (Revised 4)
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source Important Safety Instructions (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off. • Read these instructions. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a •...
  • Page 3 2. Use the Power Cord (3-core mains lead)/Appliance Tämä kyltti sijaitsee ajurilaitteen yläpinnalla. Connector/Plug conforming to the proper ratings (Voltage, Ampere). Dette merket er plassert på oversiden av driverenheten. CAUTION If you have questions on the use of the above Power Cord/ The use of optical instruments with this product will increase Appliance Connector/Plug, please consult a qualified service eye hazard.
  • Page 4 For the customers in the USA and Canada RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by returning your used rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest you. For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free 1-800-822-8837, or visit Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking lithium-ion...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Before Using the Unit ......7 4-3-2 Cuing Up a Frame Including an Essence Setting the Line Mode ........ 7 Mark..........37 4-4 Clip List Playback ......38 4-4-1 Playing Back in Clip List Order ..38 Chapter 1 Overview 4-4-2 Cuing Up With Sub Clip Thumbnails38 1-1 Features ..........
  • Page 6 FAM and FTP Connections....70 Chapter 7 Menus 7-1 Menu System Configuration .... 71 7-2 Basic Setup Menu ......72 7-2-1 Items in the Basic Setup Menu ..72 7-2-2 Basic Menu Operations ....74 7-3 Extended Menu ......... 78 7-3-1 Items in the Extended Menu....
  • Page 7: Before Using The Unit

    Setting Line mode Before Using the Unit 525U 525(U): NTSC (areas outside Japan) 525J 525(J): NTSC (Japan) 625: PAL Setting the Line Mode When the desired setting appears, release the This unit is shipped with the line mode still unset. SHUTTLE button.
  • Page 8 Item Item name Settings 525 (U)/525 (J) Basic menu CHARACTER 00 to 0A to 2A 00 to 09 to 29 H-POSITION CHARACTER 00 to 2E to 38 00 to 37 to 43 V-POSITION Extended menu VITC 12H to 16H to 9H to 19H to POSITION SEL-1...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Overview

    The PDW-V1 has jog and shuttle dials as a conventional 1) MPEG IMX and DVCAM are trademarks of Sony Corporation. VTR to search picture in a clip. The jog dial is for frame- by-frame search at ±1 times normal speed and the shuttle...
  • Page 10 Compact size, lightweight and battery- powered operation Supporting digital and analog interfaces The PDW-V1 is designed small and light enough to carry This unit supports the following interfaces. out to the field and it is operable with battery to work speedily in the field.
  • Page 11: Mpeg-4 Visual Patent Portfolio License

    1-2 MPEG-4 Visual Patent Portfolio License This product is licensed under the MPEG-4 Visual Patent Portfolio License. For the personal and non-commercial use of a consumer for (i) encoding video in compliance with the MPEG-4 Visual Standard (“MPEG-4 Video”) and/or (ii) decoding MPEG-4 Video that was encoded by a consumer engaged in a personal and non-commercial activity and/or was obtained from a video provider licensed by MPEG LA to provide MPEG-4 Video.
  • Page 12: Chapter 2 Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts Chapter 2-1 Configuration Operation of the PDW-V1 uses the parts shown in the following figure. AC power inlet connector (left AC power switch (rear panel) " side) Press to power on; press a to Connect to AC power with a power power off.
  • Page 13: Control Panel

    When the AC power switch on the rear panel is in the " Different positions of the switch allow different operations position, or a battery is loaded, this switches the PDW-V1 as follows. between the operating (") and standby (1) states. When NETWORK: Enables access to the network.
  • Page 14: Shuttle Button

    1 Jog/shuttle control block Note When extended menu item 101 “SELECTION FOR SEARCH DIAL ENABLE” is set to “dial,” after using the shuttle dial, return it to the center position. If the shuttle 1 SHUTTLE button dial is not in the center position, it is possible occasionally 2 JOG button for vibration from other operations to activate the dial, and start playback in shuttle mode.
  • Page 15: Menu Button

    An In or Out point is set when you press the SET button the corresponding essence mark frames appear in with the G/IN or g/OUT button held down. The In or Out thumbnails. Press once more, turning the button off, to point setting is deleted when you press the RESET button return to a whole-screen display.
  • Page 16: Next Button

    Displaying the first frame of the first clip: Hold down the SHIFT button, and press this button. b PLAY button To start playback, press this button, turning it on. c NEXT button Press this, turning it on, to show the first frame of the next clip.
  • Page 17: Lcd Panel

    2-3 LCD Panel 1 Status display (monochrome) (see page 17) 1 Image display (color) DATA DATA DATA DATA VITC VIUB COUNTER VITC ALARM OVER OVER OVER OVER HOURS MINUTES SECONDS FRAMES AUDIO IMX 50 40 30 48CH 16 24 BIT DVCAM CH- 15 CH- 26...
  • Page 18 TC/VITC button. It is also used for error messages, setup menus, and other This lights while a disc is loaded in the PDW-V1. displays. It flashes while the disc is being inserted, and while it is being ejected.
  • Page 19 Every time you press this button, the setting alternates. The factory default setting is for superimposing text information. g WARNING indicator This lights when a fault occurs in the PDW-V1. For details, see 8-2 “Error Messages” (page 94) and 8-3 “Alarms” (page 94). 2-3 LCD Panel...
  • Page 20: Connectors

    2-4 Connectors For the locations of the AC power inlet connector on the left side of the PDW-V1, and the AC power switch on the rear panel, see the figure on page 12. 1 PHONES jack and LEVEL knob (network) connector S400 (i.LINK) connector...
  • Page 21 e VIDEO OUT connector (BNC type) Outputs an analog composite video signal. The time code, menu settings, alarm messages, or other text information can be superimposed on the output video signal. The setting as to whether or not to superimpose text information alternates every time you press the CHARACTER button (see page 19).
  • Page 22: Chapter 3 Preparations

    Set the PC-compatible display or data projector to which to connect this unit for VGA input beforehand. PC-compatible display 1: D-sub 15-pin cable (not supplied) RGB input connector MONITOR PDW-V1 AUDIO MONITOR OUT VIDEO OUT SDI OUT S400 MONITOR Data projector...
  • Page 23: Connections For Using Pdz-1 Proxy Browsing Software

    For details of the network-related settings, see “To Protocol) connection. change network settings” (page 89). Note To use PDZ-1 requires the PDW-V1 IP address and other network-related settings to be made beforehand. Connecting this unit directly to a laptop computer 1: Network cable (not supplied)
  • Page 24 Connecting three PDW-V1 units to a laptop computer via a LAN. 1: Network cable (not supplied) VIDEO OUT AUDIO MONITOR OUT SDI OUT S400 (network) connector MONITOR PDW-V1 Laptop computer VIDEO OUT AUDIO MONITOR OUT SDI OUT S400 MONITOR To network...
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Nonlinear Editing System

    1: i.LINK cable (not supplied) PDW-V1 To i.LINK (IEEE1394) VIDEO OUT AUDIO MONITOR OUT SDI OUT S400 connector MONITOR S400 (i.LINK) Make sure extended menu item 215 “i.LINK MODE” is set to “FAM (PC REMOTE).” Laptop computer 3-1-3 Connecting to a Nonlinear Editing System You can send video/audio signals (AV/C data) from this •...
  • Page 26: Power Preparations

    3-2 Power Preparations 3-3 Setup This unit can be powered by a battery pack or AC power. The principal setup operations before operating this unit can be carried out using setup menus. The setup menus of this unit comprise a basic setup menu 3-2-1 Using AC Power and an extended setup menu.
  • Page 27: Setting The Date And Time

    Note 3-4 Setting the Date and The time zone is reset to the factory default when you execute the maintenance menu item “RESET ALL Time SETUP.” You will need to set it again. The date and time are not reset. When using this unit for the first time, you should set the date and time as follows.
  • Page 28: Superimposed Text Information

    Note 3-5 Superimposed Text If the time data or user's bits cannot be read correctly, they will be displayed with an asterisk. For example, “T*R” or Information “U*R.” b Time code reader drop frame mark (for 525 line The time code, menu settings, alarm messages, or other mode only) text information can be superimposed on the video signal “.”: Indicates drop frame mode...
  • Page 29 not a problem because they are registered in advance as Display Operation mode defects, and recording avoids them. However, scratches TOP 0001/xxxx Cuing up to the first frame of the and soiling which occur after recording can lead to first clip. deteriorating playback conditions.
  • Page 30: Handling Discs

    3-6-1 Discs Used for Playback This unit uses the following disc for playback: PFD23 Professional Disc (capacity 23.3 GB) 1) Professional Disc is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Note It is not possible to use the following discs with this unit: • Blu-ray Disc Slide in the direction of the arrow •...
  • Page 31: Formatting A Disc

    To format several discs in succession 3-6-5 Formatting a Disc Carry out steps 1 to 5 in the previous procedure, and An unused disc requires no formatting operation. The disc then press the EJECT button to eject the disc. is automatically formatted when loaded into this unit. To format a recorded disc, load the disc into the unit, then Insert the next disc that you want to format.
  • Page 32: Using The Salvage Function

    Insert the disc on which recording did not end normally. The message “Salvage ?” appears. Do one of the following. To salvage Press the SET button. Processing begins and the message “Executing.” appears. Notes • If a write protected disc is loaded, the message “EJECT?”...
  • Page 33: Chapter 4 Playback

    Playback Chapter 4-1 Preparations for Playback Button/Switch Settings Before beginning playback, make any necessary button/ For details of the settings of the buttons/switches, see the switch settings. pages indicated in parenthesis. AC power switch (rear panel): Press " to power on. When using a battery pack, fit the battery pack to the battery pack shoe beforehand.
  • Page 34: Playback Operation

    4-2 Playback Operation /MARK1 button and /MARK2 button Jog dial Disc playback start position SHUTTLE AUDIO MONITOR CH-1 CH-2 CH-3 CH-4 CH-5 CH-6 CH-7 CH-8 Although this unit uses optical discs, it is designed to offer ACCESS the most convenient features of tape playback by VTRs. SUBCLIP THUMBNAIL MENU...
  • Page 35 Note To erase or change essence marks, use the supplied PDZ- 1 Proxy Browsing Software. SHUTTLE Playback in jog mode AUDIO MONITOR CH-1 CH-2 CH-3 CH-4 CH-5 CH-6 CH-7 CH-8 In jog mode, you can control the speed of playback by the ACCESS SUBCLIP THUMBNAIL...
  • Page 36: Thumbnail Search

    4-3 Thumbnail Search Name of currently Sixth clip is selected selected clip from a total of 143 clips. Thumbnail of currently selected clip 4-3-1 Cuing Up a Desired Clip (first frame or specified frame) To display the thumbnail images of all clips on the disc, and cue up a desired clip, proceed as follows.
  • Page 37: Cuing Up A Frame Including An Essence Mark

    4-3-2 Cuing Up a Frame Including an This indicates that the Essence Mark thumbnail images are the Sixth frame is selected frames including the essence from a total of 31 Proceed as follows. mark (SHOTMARK1). SHOTMARK1 frames RESET button SHUTTLE AUDIO MONITOR CH-1 CH-2...
  • Page 38: Clip List Playback

    4-4 Clip List Playback Sixth frame is selected Name of current clip list from a total of 34 sub clips You can play back clips in the order of clip lists created Total duration of sub clips in clip list with the scene selection function (see page 42).
  • Page 39: Repeat Playback

    4-5 Repeat Playback 4-6 Locking and Deleting Clips You can perform repeat playback for normal and clip list playback. In the thumbnail screen, you can delete selected clips or To perform repeat playback, set extended menu item 142 lock them so that they cannot be deleted. “REPEAT MODE”...
  • Page 40: Deleting Clips

    • Press the STOP button with the SHIFT button held down (shortcut operation). To lock all clips Carry out steps 1 and 3 of “Locking Clips” to display the THUMBNAIL MENU. Use the arrow buttons or the jog dial to select LOCK ALL CLIPS, and then press the SET button.
  • Page 41 Press the F/f button with the SHIFT button held To delete all clips down: Switch to the previous or next page. Carry out steps 1 and 3 of “Deleting Clips” to display With the SHIFT button held down, press the the THUMBNAIL MENU.
  • Page 42: Chapter 5 Scene Selection

    Scene Selection Chapter 5-1 Overview What is scene selection? Scene selection is a function which allows you to select material (clips) from the material recorded on a disc and perform cut editing. You can do this by operating on this unit only.
  • Page 43 Flow of scene selection editing Disc Insert disc containing recorded material into this unit PDW-510/530/510P/530P PDW-V1 To edit a clip list Load clip lists (see page 52) Create and edit a clip list • Selecting clips (see page 45) Clip 1...
  • Page 44 Clips Clip list name Material recorded on a disc with this unit is managed in units called “clips.” A clip contains the material between a recording start point (In point) and a recording end point (Out point). Clips have names beginning with “C,” for example “C0001.”...
  • Page 45: Creating Clip Lists

    5-2 Creating Clip Lists Unit memory Current clip list t Clip list playback Can be edited (adding, deleting, and thumbnail and reordering sub clips) display Before starting Insert a disc containing recorded clips into the unit. SAVE M LOAD Disc 5-2-1 Selecting Clips There are two ways to select clips.
  • Page 46 The scene selection window displays thumbnails of the sub clips that have been added to the current clip list. The cursor in the window indicates the position where the next sub clip will be added. Total duration of sub clips in the current clip list Use the arrow buttons or the jog dial to select the desired clip.
  • Page 47: Reordering Sub Clips

    Repeat steps 1 to 4 until you have added all of the clips you want to the current clip list. Save the current clip list to disc. See 5-2-6 “Saving the Current Clip List to Disc” (page 50). 5-2-2 Reordering Sub Clips SUBCLIP button To search THUMBNAIL button...
  • Page 48 If the clip list you want to edit is not the current clip list Indicates that the third sub clip will be moved to the position of the eighth sub clip. Load the clip list from the disc into the unit memory (see page 52).
  • Page 49: Trimming Sub Clips

    At the scene where you want to set a new In or Out 5-2-3 Trimming Sub Clips point, hold down the G/IN button (to change the In point) or the g/OUT button (to change the Out point) and press the SET button. THUMBNAIL button Depending on the button that you pressed, a new In or SET button...
  • Page 50: Deleting Sub Clips

  • Page 52: Managing Clip Lists (clip Menu)

    Item Operation 5-3 Managing Clip Lists LOAD Load a clip list from the disc into the current (CLIP Menu) clip list (see page 52) Save the current clip list to disc (see page SAVE After you create a clip list, you can use the CLIP menu to Delete a clip list from the disc (see page 53) DELETE save it to disc, load it from disc into the unit memory, and...
  • Page 53: Deleting Clip Lists From A Disc

    Use the F or f button or jog dial to select the desired A confirmation message like the one shown below clip list, and then press the g button. appears. A confirmation message like the one shown below DELETE CLIP LIST appears.
  • Page 54: Sorting Clip Lists

    Load an existing clip list for which you want to set the 5-3-5 Sorting Clip Lists initial timecode into to the unit memory as the current clip list. Proceed as follows to sort the existing clip lists by clip list name or by date of creation.
  • Page 55: Using Pdz-1 Proxy Browsing Software

    5-4 Using PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software When a computer with the PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software installed is connected to this unit, you can transfer the proxy AV data and metadata files recorded on a disc to the computer. On the computer side, PDZ-1 enables you to browse the proxy AV data, add or modify metadata (titles, comments, essence marks, etc.), or create a clip list.
  • Page 56: Chapter 6 File Operations

    File Operations Chapter 6-1 Overview root INDEX.XML ALIAS.XML A remote computer can be connected to this unit and used to operate on recorded data which has been saved in data DISCMETA.XML files, such as video and audio data files. MEDIAPRO.XML There are two ways to connect a remote computer.
  • Page 57: File Operation Restrictions

    6-1-2 File Operation Restrictions This section explains which operations are possible on Read: Read data sequentially from the start to the end of files stored in each directory. the file. When required, the following operation tables distinguish Partial read: Read only a part of the data in the file. reading and overwriting from partial reading and Overwrite: Overwrite data sequentially from the start to overwriting.
  • Page 58: Edit Directory

    - Writing of clips with user-defined names Notes - Locking of clips • Directories cannot be created in the Clip directory. - Deletion of clips (except the last recorded clip) • When the following operations, supported by version 1.5 • If you attempt to write a C*.MXF file which does not and higher XDCAM devices, are carried out on a disc, meet the conditions specified as remark d) on this table then it becomes impossible for version 1.4x and lower...
  • Page 59: Assigning User-defined Clip And Clip List Names

    a) UTF-8 file names can be up to 63 bytes in length. (Depending on the • The following names cannot be assigned. character type, file names (including extension) may be limited to 21 - Clips:C0000.MXF characters.) - Clip lists: E0000E01.SMI, E0100E01.SMI to b) Only when the write inhibit tab on the disc is set to enable recording.
  • Page 60: File Access Mode File Operations

    To check clip names 6-2 File Access Mode File Press the THUMBNAIL button to display the thumbnail screen, and select the clip whose name you want to check. Operations The name of the selected clip appears at the upper left of the screen.
  • Page 61: Operating On Files

    • Windows XP: The Safely Remove Hardware dialog state described in step 1, and connect it again. appears. Operation limitations during FAM connections Select “Sony XDCAM PDW-V1 IEEE 1394 SBP2 • Front panel operations are disabled, except for Device” and click Stop. operations with the EJECT button.
  • Page 62: Ftp File Operations

    FAM connections, set extended menu item 215 “i.LINK 6-3 FTP File Operations MODE” to “AV/C.” For more information about how to make this setting, see 7-3-2 “Extended Menu Operations” (page 82). File operations between this unit and a remote computer can be carried out by the File Transfer Protocol (called FTP below).
  • Page 63 When the user name is verified, you are prompted to enter a password. Enter the password and press the Enter key. The password is set to “pdw-v1” when the unit is shipped from the factory. The login is complete when the password is verified.
  • Page 64: Command List

    PASS After sending the USER command, PASS <SP> <password> <CRLF> send this command to complete the login process. Input example: PASS pdw-v1 QUIT Terminates the FTP connection. If a file QUIT <CRLF> is being transferred, terminates after completion of the transfer.
  • Page 65 Command name Description Command syntax STRU Specifies the data structure. STRU <SP> <structure-code> <CRLF> <structure-code> can be any of the following. However, for XDCAM, the structure is always “F,” regardless of the structure-code specification. • F: File structure (default) • R: Record structure •...
  • Page 66 Command name Description Command syntax STOR Begins transfer of a copy of a file in the STOR <SP> <path-name> <CRLF> specified path on the remote computer to the current directory on this unit. Input example: STOR Edit/E0001E01.SMI Depending on the type of file transferred, the following files are created.
  • Page 67 Command name Description Command syntax STAT Sends information about properties of STAT <SP> <path-name> <CRLF> the specified file, or about data transfer status, from this unit to the remote The following data is transferred, depending on whether a file computer. is specified with <path-name>.
  • Page 68 Command name Description Command syntax Deletes a directory. RMD <SP> <path-name> <CRLF> Note Directories can be deleted only in the General directory. For details, see 6-1-2 “File Operation Restrictions” (page 57). Extended commands The following table shows the extended FTP commands In the Command syntax column, <SP>...
  • Page 69 Command name Description Command syntax SITE FUNC Acquires the function and version of the SITE FUNC <CRLF> extended commands. Information is sent in the following format. <main function> <SP> <branch function> <SP> <branch function version> For XDCAM, sent in a format like “200 MXF DISK 1”...
  • Page 70: Recording Continuous Time Code With

    6-4 Recording Continuous Time Code With FAM and FTP Connections When you are connected to the unit by FAM or FTP, you can create new clips with time code that is continuous with the time code of the last frame of the last clip on the disc. To record continuous time code, set extended menu item 626 “TC MODE”...
  • Page 71: Menu System Configuration

    Menus Chapter Item group Function Refer to 7-1 Menu System page 93 Items Display of the total number of Configuration H01 to H15 hours the unit has been powered on, and other information collected by the digital hours meter The settings for this unit use the following menus. page 72 Items Settings relating to the preroll...
  • Page 72: Basic Setup Menu

    7-2 Basic Setup Menu 7-2-1 Items in the Basic Setup Menu The basic menu items (excluding the items related to the • The values in the Settings column are the values which digital hours meter) are listed in the following table. appear in the time data display section.
  • Page 73 Item Item name Settings number CHARACTER TYPE Determine the type of characters such as time code output from the VIDEO OUT connector and SDI OUT connector for superimposed display on the monitor. white: White letters on a black background. black: Black letters on a white background. W/out: White letters with black outline.
  • Page 74: Basic Menu Operations

    Item Item name Settings number RECORDING FORMAT Select the recording format. IMX50 (IMX 50Mbps): MPEG IMX 50 Mbps IMX40 (IMX 40Mbps): MPEG IMX 40 Mbps IMX30 (IMX 30Mbps): MPEG IMX 30 Mbps DVCAM: DVCAM LCD MONITOR MODE Set the aspect ratio for the image display. auto: the aspect ratio of the display screen automatically adjusts to the aspect ratio of the input material.
  • Page 75 item number. The item number changes at a rate depending on the jog dial rotation rate. Cursor indicating the currently selected item When you turn the shuttle dial, the item number changes at Group name for the currently selected item a rate depending on the shuttle dial position.
  • Page 76 This saves the new setting value, and the menu display Turn the jog dial or shuttle dial to display menu item disappears from the image display and status display. 013 in the time data display. To abandon making a change Hold down the SHUTTLE button, and turn the jog dial Press the MENU button before pressing the SET or shuttle dial to set menu item 013 to “on.”...
  • Page 77 Recall Current active Menu bank 1 menu settings Save Recall Menu bank 2 Save Recall Menu bank 3 Save Recall Menu bank 4 Save Note The following message appears if the line mode of the menu bank that you are about to recall differs from the current line mode.
  • Page 78: Extended Menu

    7-3 Extended Menu 7-3-1 Items in the Extended Menu The following tables show the items in the extended menu. • The values in the Settings column are the values which • Item names are the names which appear in the image appear in the time data display section.
  • Page 79 Menu items in the 500s, relating to disc protection Item number Item name Settings STILL TIMER To protect the disc against shock and vibrations, and to lengthen the life of the laser diodes, the unit automatically enters standby off mode whenever a specified time elapses in a disc stop mode (stop mode or the still picture mode of search mode).
  • Page 80 Menu items in the 600s, relating to the time code reader, metadata, and UMID Item number Item name Settings UMID SDI VANC LINE Select the line in which UMID is output when menu item 651 is set to “on.” 12 H (12 line), 13 H (13 line), 15 H (15 line), 16 H (16 line), 17 H (17 line), 18 H (18 line), 19 H (19 line) (525(U)/525(J) line modes) 9 H (9 line), 10 H (10 line), 12 H (12 line), 13 H (13 line), 14 H (14 line), 15 H (15 line), 16 H (16 line), 17 H (17 line), 18 H (18 line) (625 line...
  • Page 81 Menu items in the 700s, relating to video control Item number Item name Settings FORCED VERTICAL The “Y-add” function is normally switched on automatically during jog or INTERPOLATION variable speed playback. This item selects whether or not to force the “Y- add”...
  • Page 82: Extended Menu Operations

    Menu items in the 800s, relating to audio control Item number Item name Settings SDI/DV AUDIO OUTPUT SELECT Select the audio signals to assign to SDI and i.LINK(AV/C) audio output channels. Sub-item CH1/CH2 tr1/2: Tracks 1 and 2 assigned to audio output channels 1 and 2. tr3/4: Tracks 3 and 4 assigned to audio output channels 1 and 2.
  • Page 83 Using the F/f buttons, display “Setup” in the status display. Press the g button. Using the F/f buttons, display “> Extended” in the status display. Press the g button. The status display shows the current setting (“>> S1902, switch 4 DISABLE”).
  • Page 84: Using Umid Data

    7-3-3 Using UMID Data To perform operations from interviewing to editing information is recorded along with audio-visual data. As effectively and to detect audio-visual materials easily one of application of metadata, the UMID (Unique when reusing them, metadata that provides additional Material Identifier) is internationally standardized.
  • Page 85 • Calculating the date difference among source materials. JPN _ The source material is recorded based on the MJD where _ represents a space. (Modified Julian Date), which enables easy calculation ORGANIZATION (organization code) of date difference among source materials. Enter an abbreviated 4-byte alphanumeric string for the organization code.
  • Page 86: Maintenance Menu

    7-4 Maintenance Menu 7-4-1 Items in the Maintenance Menu The following tables show the items in the maintenance case, the image display values are shown in menu. parentheses.) Underlined values are the factory defaults. • Item names are the names which appear in the image For details about DRIVE MAINTENANCE, ADJUST, display.
  • Page 87 NETWORK CONFIG: items relating to network settings Item Setting DUPLEX Set the communications method. AUTO, Full (Full Duplex), Half (Half Duplex) For details of how to make settings, see “To change network settings” (page 89). SETUP MAINTENANCE: items relating to the setup menu Item Setting EXTENDED MENU...
  • Page 88: Maintenance Menu Operations

    7-4-2 Maintenance Menu Operations This section describes the indications in the maintenance menu and how to change the settings. To display a menu item setting Flashes to indicate that there is a next level (sub-item/setting). First change the switch setting within the unit, then carry out the following operations.
  • Page 89 The menu disappears from the status display, without saving the new setting. To change network settings SHUTTLE AUDIO MONITOR To change network settings, carry out steps 1 to 3 in the CH-1 CH-2 CH-3 CH-4 CH-5 CH-6 CH-7 CH-8 item, “To display a menu item setting” above, to display ACCESS SUBCLIP THUMBNAIL...
  • Page 90 In the NETWORK CONFIG menu, press the SET button. When the “NOW SAVING...” message vanishes, power the unit off and then on again with the on/ standby switch. Setting the communications speed Set the communications speed (LINK SPEED) and communications method (DUPLEX) to match the network environment.
  • Page 91: System Menu

    7-5 System Menu 7-5-1 Items in the System Menu The following tables show the items in the system menu. Item names are the names which appear in the image display. DISC MENU: items relating to disc Item Setting STATUS Display disc status or clip status. Sub-item Note Although the PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software can write TITLE1 and TITLE2, only TITLE1 is...
  • Page 92 Display the disc status or the status of the current clip. Press the F button or f button to select “DELETE,” then press the g button. To display the disc status Press the F button or f button to select “DISC,” then The “DELETE”...
  • Page 93: Chapter 8 Maintenance And Troubleshooting

    Press the MENU button, then turn the jog dial or shuttle periodic maintenance. dial to display the required item in the time data display and on the monitor connected to the unit. For periodic maintenance, consult your Sony dealer. Jog dial Display modes of the digital hours meter SHUTTLE...
  • Page 94: Error Messages

    8-2 Error Messages 8-3 Alarms Error codes appear in the time data display when an error An alarm (warning message) appears in the time data (usually a hardware problem) occurs. Error codes and error display when an operation is attempted which is messages appear on the image display.
  • Page 95 BANK RECALL” is invalid. Exchg batt! on, limit, off NVRAM battery is exhausted. It is time to exchange the battery on the board. Contact your Sony service representative. LOW BATT! on, limit, off Battery pack power is low. Exchange with a charged battery pack.
  • Page 96 Message in time Display Description Action data display condition No Support! on, limit, off A disc recorded in an unsupported Use a disc recorded in the MPEG IMX or recording format was inserted. DVCAM format. ILL. Index! on, limit, off An index file error was detected.
  • Page 97 Message in time Display Description Action data display condition No Clip! on, limit A playback or search button was pressed These operations are not possible. for a disc containing no recorded clips. No Clip! on, limit, off An attempt was made to delete a clip from a disc containing no recorded clips.
  • Page 98 Message in time Display Description Action data display condition Disc Damage on, limit, off An attempt was made to record, display This disc cannot be recorded. Exchange an E-E picture, record an essence mark, the disc. or add a quick scene selection sub clip when there was no free sparing area.
  • Page 99 Condensation was detected in the unit. FAN Stopped on, limit, off The motor of the main unit fan has Contact your Sony service stopped. representative. DR-FAN Stop on, limit, off The motor of a drive fan has stopped.
  • Page 100: Condensation

    8-4 Condensation When this unit is moved from a cold place to a warmer place, or operated in high humidity, condensation may form on the optical pickup. This is called condensation, and if the unit is operated in this state, it may make correct playback impossible.
  • Page 101: Appendixes

    Appendixes Specifications 90 (3 General Power requirements 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz DC (with battery) Power consumption 45 W Peak inrush current 210 (8 (1)Power ON, current probe method: 44 A (240 V), 17 A (100 V) (2)Hot switching inrush current, measured in accordance with European standard EN55103-1: 13 A...
  • Page 102 Shuttle mode • Always make a test recording, and verify that it was ±20 times normal speed recorded successfully. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY Video performance KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT ON...
  • Page 103: Using The Shoulder Belt

    Using the Shoulder Belt The following figures show how to fit the supplied shoulder belt. Caution If you fit the shoulder belt incorrectly, the unit may fall down and cause body injury. Follow the procedures described below to fit or remove the shoulder belt. To fit the shoulder belt Press and pull up.
  • Page 104: Glossary

    through electric circuits only and Proxy AV data Glossary then come out from the output Low-resolution data with a video connectors, without passing through bandwidth of 1.5 Mbps and an audio electromagnetic conversion circuits bandwidth of 64 kbps per channel. such as recording heads.
  • Page 105 UMID Unique Material Identifier. A standard (SMPTE 330M) for video and audio metadata. The Basic section of a UMID contains a globally unique number and a material number for the identification of recorded material. An optional section called the “Source Pack” contains information such as the time and location of recording.
  • Page 106: Index

    External monitor connection 22 MARK1/MARK2 button 14 CHARACTER button 19 MENU button 15 Clip 44 Menu system deleting 40, 92 Features of PDW-V1 9 configuration 71 locking 39 File access mode (FAM) Menus 71 status 91 file operations 60 basic setup menu 72...
  • Page 107 NEXT button 16 Nonlinear editing system S400 connector 20 VGA output 10 connection 25 Salvage function 32 VIDEO OUT connector 21 Number of channels 18 Scene selection 42 VITC SDI OUT connector 21 field mark 28 Security slot 12 indicator 18 SET button 15 On/standby Setup 26...
  • Page 108 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 109 Sony Corporation PDW-V1 (SYL) © 2004 3-796-068-05 (1)

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