The Sony PDW-U1 XDCAM is the most affordable deck in the XDCAM line-up. It is a simple and portable drive that can be used with a standard computer for viewing purposes or full read/write access with a compatible NLE.
- Standard IT interface
- Full XDCAM compatibility
- Bundled utilities for PC and Mac
£40 + vat per day
Discounts available on longer period hires
XDCAM is the bestselling, most affordable and most widely supported SD and SD/HD switchable tapeless acquisition system for broadcast and professional applications, and the Sony PDW-U1 is the most affordable deck in the XDCAM line-up.
The Sony PDW-U1 extends the IT credentials of XDCAM by offering a simple and portable drive that can be used with a PC or Mac for viewing purposes (using free Sony software) or full read/write access with a compatible NLE.
The PDW-U1 also supports the use of Dual Layer XDCAM media. Recording onto Dual Layer discs (50GB) is a feature of a range of new Sony products, including the PDW-F355 and PDW-F335 XDCAM HD camcorders, and the PDW-F75 XDCAM HD deck.
If you are looking for something a bit quicker when it comes to transferring your XDCAM media, why not look at the Sony PDW-U2.