DVCAM Compact Recorder with versatile interfaces


The DSR-45AP is a new versatile DVCAM digital videocassette recorder designed ideal for use as a source feeder in both nonlinear and linear A/B roll editing systems.

Its i.LINK interface allows seamless integration into compatible DV-based editing suites. In addition, analogue component connectors allow the unit to accept and transfer high-quality video and audio. For external control, the DSR-45AP comes with RS-422A and RS-232C interfaces as standard. Equipped with a 2.5-inch built-in LCD, the DSR-45AP displays the video signal in addition to information such as audio level and system status.

The DSR-45AP is the videocassette recorder of choice for small to medium-sized production facilities.

Diagrams of the front and rear panels are included in the ‘Brochures’ section.

  • DVCAM / DV(SP) recording & playback ensures perfect compatibility

    While the DVCAM format delivers superior A/V performance and reliability for professional use, when you need to record and playback in DV(SP) format, the DSR-45AP offers you this choice too.

  • LCD monitor lets you check as you go

    You can use the high resolution built-in LCD colour monitor to view the image as it records, or to check the playback picture on the location. It also makes setting menus and audio recording levels easier.

  • One machine, many ways of using it

    If your need is versatility, the DSR-45AP is your solution. Use it as the editing player in an A/B roll or a cut editing system. Or, use it with your conventional analogue system.

  • Compact and lightweight

    The DSR-45AP is both compact and lightweight, weighing just 4.6kg. Only a half-rack wide, two units can be mounted side-by-side in a 19-inch equipment rack.

  • i.LINK interface

    The integrated i.LINK interface allows you to transfer digital audio and video through a single-cable connection with virtually no loss in quality. This provides an easy and convenient way to make back-up tapes.

  • Signal conversion

    Analogue input signals can be converted to digital and simultaneously output from the i.LINK connector. Also, it can convert i.LINK input signal to analogue signals.