The AJ-PG50EJ is a portable field recorder with AVC-ULTRA*1 codec and microP2 card compatibility, HDMI input/output, and data transfer over a network.

The AJ-PG50 Memory Card Recorder is compact and lightweight. It supports the AVC-ULTRA codec family*1, is equipped with two microP2 slots and a P2 card slot. Operates from either a battery pack or AC adapter. It also comes with a high-resolution QHD LCD monitor.

The AJ-PG50 provides a variety of interfaces to support the professional field operator including, HDMI input/output*5, 3G SDI input/output and others, enabling easy connection to a wide range of video and studio devices for recording and playback of video and audio content.

It also has a high-speed USB 3.0 (HOST) interface for transferring backup data to an external storage device and previewing externally stored files.*2 Network connection is possible by wired/wireless LAN*3 or 4G*4/LTE,*4 and supports many network workflow functions including FTP content and proxy streaming (rtsp only, no QoS).

The AJ-PG50 offers high speed and high quality at a reasonable cost, and flexibly and supports the most advanced AVC-ULTRA workflows.

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P2HD Emboss P2 AVC ULTRA Emboss AVC INTRA AVC LongG ExpressP2 MicroP2 SDXC
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Specifications

General
Power Supply DC 7.2 V (during battery use) DC 12 V (during AC Adaptor use)
Power Consumption 21.4 W
Operating Temperature 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity 10 % to 80 % (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 °C to 50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F)
Weight 1.1 kg (2.4 lbs)
Dimensions 108 mm (W) x 85 mm (H) x 217 mm (D) (4-1/4 inches x 3-3/8 inches x 8-9/16 inches) (Excluding the foot parts and protrusions such as the cap)
Recording Media P2 memory cards, microP2 memory cards
Recording Formats AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-Intra50/AVC-LongG50/ AVC-LongG25/AVC-LongG12/DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/ DVCPRO/DV formats are selectable.
Proxy File Formats: MOV (QuickTime format) Video Compression Formats: H.264/AVC Baseline Profile,H.264/AVC High Profile Audio: AAC-LC, Linear PCM
Video Recording Signals 1080/59.94p, 1080/50p, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 480/59.94i, 576/50i
Audio Recording Signals AVC-Intra200/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25:48 kHz, 24 bit, 4 CH AVC-Intra100/AVC-Intra50: 48 kHz, 24 bit, 4 CH / 48 kHz, 16 bit, 4 CH AVC-LongG12: 48 kHz, 16 bit, 4 CH DVCPRO HD: 48 kHz, 16 bit, 4 CH DVCPRO 50: 48 kHz, 16 bit, 4 CH DVCPRO/DV: 48 kHz, 16 bit, 4 CH
Recording Times For details, see the "Recording Time" table on page 3.
Video (Digital Video)
Sampling Frequencies AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25/DVCPRO HD: (59.94 Hz) Y: 74.1758 MHz, PB/PR: 37.0879 MHz (50 Hz) Y: 74.2500 MHz, PB/PR: 37.1250 MHz AVC-Intra100/AVC-LongG25: (1080/59.94p) Y: 148.3516 MHz, PB/PR: 74.1758 MHz (1080/50p) Y: 148.5000 MHz, PB/PR: 74.2500 MHz DVCPRO50: Y: 13.5 MHz, PB/PR: 6.75 MHz DVCPRO: Y: 13.5 MHz, PB/PR: 3.375 MHz
Quantization AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-Intra50/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25:10 bit AVC-LongG12/DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV:8 bit
Video Compression Methods AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-Intra50:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Intra Profile AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25/AVC-LongG12:MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 High Profile DVCPRO HD:DV-Based Compression (SMPTE ST 370)
Color Sampling AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25: Y:PB:PR = 4:2:2
Resolution AVC-Intra100/AVC-LongG25/AVC-LongG12: 1920 x 1080 (1080/59.94p, 1080/50p) AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25/AVC-LongG12: 1920 x 1080 (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i) 1280 x 720 (720/59.94p, 720/50p) AVC-Intra50: 1440 x 1080 (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i) 960 x 720 (720/59.94p, 720/50p)
Video Input
SDI Input BNC x 1
HDMI Input HDMI x 1 (HDMI TYPE A connector) (VIERA Link not supported, HDCP supported)
Video Output
SDI Output BNC x 1
HDMI Output* (Video) HDMI x 1 (HDMI Type A) (VIERA link not supported)
Audio (Digital Audio)
Sampling Frequency 48 kHz (synchronized with video)
Quantization (Digital Audio) 16 bit (AVC-LongG12/DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV) 16/24 bit selectable (AVC-Intra 100/AVC-Intra 50) 24 bit (AVC-Intra200/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25)
Headroom 12/18/20 dB (selectable)
De-Emphasis T1=50 μs, T2=15 μs (ON/OFF auto select)
Audio Input
Analog Inputs (CH1/CH2) XLR x 2
SDI Input (Audio) BNC x 1
HDMI Input (Audio) 2 channels (Linear PCM), 16 bit
Audio Output
SDI Output (Audio Output) BNC x 1
Analog Output (Monitor (L/R)) Stereo mini jack (3.5 mm (1/8 inchs) dia.)
Headphone Output Stereo mini jack (3.5 mm (1/8 inchs) dia.), variable level
HDMI Output (Audio) 2 channels (Linear PCM), 16 bit
Internal Speaker Round x 1 (monaural)
Other Input/Output
Time Code Input BNC x 1, 0.5 V[p-p] to 8.0 V[p-p], 10 kΩ
LAN RJ-45 x 1, 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
USB (Host) USB 3.0 Host (Type A) x 1
USB (Device) USB 2.0 Device (Type B) x 1
Included Accessories Battery pack, AC adaptor/AC cable, Battery charger/AC cable
Note *When “VIDEO” -“INPUT SEL” is set to “HDMI”, video, audio, and other signals from the HDMI output connector will not be output. The use of DCF Technologies is under license from Multi-Format, Inc. Weight and dimensions are approximate. Specifications are subject to change without notice.