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Sony PMW-EX-30

The PMW-EX30 deck is a highly versatile and affordable compact recording deck, and can be used for many different applications.

   $150.00 P/DAY + 10% INS & GST – Auckland | Wellington

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It allows simple viewing of recorded materials with a monitor, dubbing to other format/media such as HDV, XDCAM HD and HDCAM, and feeding to nonlinear editing systems. In addition, the PMW-EX30 deck can be used as an affordable full HD recorder for event recordings, as it can record HD signal outputs from a switcher.

The PMW-EX30 deck is equipped with a wide array of interfaces including HD-SDI input and output, HDMI output, HD analog component, composite outputs and more. Equipped with two SxS PRO memory card slots, the PMW-EX30 deck can record up to 140 minutes of HD footage using two 16-GB SxS PRO memory cards (in SP mode). Includes 2hrs of record media.


The HVR-M10P model is a lightweight, compact HDV 1080i VTR capable of record and play back of HDV, DVCAM, and DV SP.

  $150.00 P/DAY + 10% INS & GST – Auckland | Wellington

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In addition to allowing Backward compatibility to the standard definition DV world, the 1080i recorded image can also be down-converted to SD output mode directly from the VTR in the digital or analog domain.

3.5″ LCD panel (16:9)
Separate 2 ch audio volume
Audio Level metre display
Analog component output
Time code preset
HDV / DVCAM / DV Switchable
Built-in converter to take HDV images to Standard Definition
50i / 60i (PAL / NTSC) Switchable
Battery Operation


The DRS45 is a versatile DVCAM digital video recorder with iLink interface as well as component video connectors.

  $125.00 P/DAY + 10% INS & GST – Auckland | Wellington

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  • 2 inch LCD monitor for viewing content audio levels, tape information and user menu selection
  • Time code insert and I/O, 4 channel audio control
  • 4-pin i.LINK IEEE 1394 DV I/O connection, RS-422A, RS-232C and Control S remote control interfaces
  • This front-loading VTR accepts both standard and mini size cassettes

SONY GV-HD700 (Clamshell)

The Sony GV-HD700 is a professional level portable video player features a 7-inch widescreen LCD display that shows your entire video frame, while a full-range of input/output options enables connection to a variety of compatible devices.

   $95.00 P/DAY + 10% INS & GST – Auckland | Wellington

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Mini HDV Watchman Player/Recorder
SP and LP record/playback speeds
7″ Widescreen LCD
Analog recording capability,
i.LINK DV interface (IEEE 1394),
16-bit or 12-bit PCM audio
Frame advance, crystal clear still/slow motion, index titler, time code, and more.