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HD, NTSC, PAL, 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 Color Sampling, Compact Sturdy and Portable, Front Panel Control Buttons, Audio Level Indicators, 2 x Balanced Audio Inputs and Outputs, Caddy Supports HDD & SSD Drives, Includes 1 x 320GB HDD & 2 x Caddies
Datavideo HDR-70 Rack Mount HD/SD Video Recorder with 320 GB HDD Datavideo HDR-70 Rack Mount HD/SD Video ...
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HDR-70 is a 2.5" hard disk video recorder and player with a a removable drive enclosure. The HDR-70 records in standard and high definition video equipment via SDI, with a convenient loop thru output. RS-422 and 232 remote control interfaces are standard.

The HDR-70 supports 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576i, 480i video formats and provides a choice of recording in MPEG-II Long-GOP or intra-frame (i-frame) with 4:2:2 color sampling. The recorded MXF/ OP1A file format is compatible with a wide range of NLE and play out systems.

Once recording is complete, connect the hard drive in its caddy to a PC of MAC based NLE system via USB 2.0, (no extra power supply required). You can work directly from the removable drive, or copy files across to the computer's video drives.

The compact 1RU 19 inch rack-mountable design can be easily integrated with other equipment in a studio control room, recording room, on an OB truck. They are compatible with Datavideo's PPU systems.

Video Resolutions:

  • 1920 x 1080 50i/59.94i/60i, 1920 x 1080 24p/23,96p
  • 1280 x 720 50P/59.94P/60P
  • 720 x 576i or 720 x 480i

SD Mode Recording

  • Selectable 8, 15, 30 or 50 Mbps Long GOP 4:2:0 or 4:2:2
  • 25 or 50 Mbps i frame only 8-bit 4:2:2

HD Mode Recording

  • Selectable 10, 25, 35, 65 or 100 Mbps Long GOP 4:2:0 or 4:2:2
  • 100/125 Mbps i-frame 8-bit 4:2:2

Recording File Formats

  • MXF/OP1A
  • MOV quicktime


  • HD/SD-SDI HDD Recorder with two removable HDD Enclosures for SATA HDD/SSD solid state device
  • Support NTFS format, no 2GB/4GB file limitation
  • HD/SDI input, output and loop thru with embedded audio
  • HDMI output with embedded audio
  • 2-CH balanced audio inputs, support embedded Audio
  • 2-CH Balanced audio outputs
  • Audio level indicators, earphone interface for audio monitoring with volume control
  • External Gen-Lock input and loop thru (B.B. or tri-level)
  • Time code (TC) input and loop thru
  • RS-232/422 and GPI Remote interface
  • Power: DC 12 volt, 16 watt

What's Included

  • Datavideo HDR-70 HDD Recorder
  • 320 GB HDD
  • 2 x HDD25 2.5" Hard Disk Drive Enclosure
  • 2 x Rack Mount Ears
  • Power Adapter & Cable


Product Specifications

Material of Construction Painted aluminum
Interface (Inputs/Outputs) USB 2.0
Internal Interface SATA
Drive Compatibility HDD: Western digital, Fujitsu, Hitachi
Compatible with SSD
Power 5VDC
Dimensions 6 x 5 x 1" (15.2 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm)
Weight 1 lb (0.5 kg)
Signal System HD
Supported Video Formats 1080p 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i 60/59.94/50
720p 60/59.94/50
Recording Formats HD
Long GOP 4:2:2 or 4:2:0
i-frame: 8-bit 4:2:2

Long GOP 4:2:2 or 4:2:0
i-frame: 8-bit 4:2:2

PCM, 24-bit, 8 channels, 48kHz
Data Rates HD
10 to 25Mb/s, 4:2:0
35 to 100Mb/s, 4:2:2

8Mb/s, 4:2:0
15 to 50Mb/s, 4:2:2
Inputs Video:

2 x Balanced stereo mini-XLR (analog, stereo pair 2-channels)

GPI 1 x mini-XLR

1 x BNC

Black Burst/Sync
1 x BNC
Outputs Video:
1 x SD/HD-SDI 1 x SD/HD-SDI (loop through)
1 x HDMI

2 x Balanced stereo mimi-XLR (analog, stereo pair 2-channels)
1 x BNC

Black Burst/Sync
1 x BNC
Control Interface RS 422, RS 232
9-pin DIN
Recording Time 250GB Hard Drive
5 Mb/s: 111 hours
10 Mb/s: 55 hours
15 Mb/s: 37 hours
20 Mb/s: 27 hours
40 Mb/s: 15 hours
60 Mb/s: 9 hours

320GB Hard Drive
5 Mb/s: 142 hours
10 Mb/s: 70 hours
15 Mb/s: 47 hours
20 Mb/s: 35 hours
40 Mb/s: 19 hours
60 Mb/s: 12 hours

500GB Hard Drive
5 Mb/s: 220 hours
10 Mb/s: 111 hours
15 Mb/s: 74 hours
20 Mb/s: 55 hours
40 Mb/s: 27 hours
60 Mb/s: 18 hours
File Format MXF/OP1A
File System Format NTFS
Recording Limit 99 bins
99 clips per bin
Material of Construction Painted aluminum
Rack Height 2RU
Power Requirements 12VDC
Power Consumption 16W
Dimension L x W x H 17.3 x 11.4 x 1.9" (44 x 29 x 4.9 cm)
Weight 7 lbs. (3.17 kg)


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