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Maxell introduces Professional Disc for XDCAM

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 25 Feb 2007 11:35

Maxell introduces Professional Disc for XDCAM Maxell Corporation of America has introduced its own Professional Disc optical media for XDCAM high definition video systems. Professional Disc is designed for the growing number of direct-to-disc tapeless recording solutions in the professional video market. The Professional Disc employs a high precision, polycarbonate plastic cartridge to protect it from damage.
"Direct-to-disc recording provides video professionals and broadcasters in all specialties with the speed, flexibility and physical capabilities that allow them to bring a new dimension to their work," said Anthony Petruzziello, director of sales for Maxell Professional Products. "Our new Professional Disc for XDCAM systems provides an element of quality and performance that gives our customers confidence in what they capture and produce will end up on the screen as they envision it."

Professional Disc media can store up to 23.3GB of data, providing for up to 122 minutes of record/playback time in the HD format (MPEG HD LP mode), more than 65 minutes in the HD format (MPEG HD HQ mode), approximately 45 minutes at 50 Mbps in the SD format (MPEG IMX) and up to 85 minutes in the SD format (DVCAM). It delivers a transfer rate of 72 Mbps with one optical head and 144 Mbps with two optical heads.


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