Tape Playout Services

Tape playout services are available 24/7 from the Pittsburgh Videotech Center and
Pittsburgh International Telecommunications’ Teleport.

The following tape playout equipment is available from the PVTC:

SONY PVW-2800
Record:  BETACAM SP    Playback:  BETACAM SP

SONY UVW-1200
Record:  N/A    Playback:  BETACAM SP

Panasonic AJ-HD1400
*MUST BE REQUESTED IN ADVANCE
Record:  DVCPro (HD @ 1080i)    Playback:  DVCPro, DVCAM, DV

JVC BR-HD50U
Record:  DV, MiniDV (HD @ 720p)    Playback:  DV, MiniDV, DVCAM

JVC SR-HD1500
Record:  HDD, Blu-Ray Disc (HD @ 720p)    Playback:  Blu-Ray Disc, Hard Drive Out

Apple – MacBook Pro
Record:  To Hard Drive   Playback:  From Final Cut Pro
Edit Capabilities:  Full Version Final Cut Pro

Apple – Mac Desktop
Record:  SDI via AJA or BlackMagic Design Conversion   Playback:  From Final Cut Pro
Edit Capabilities:  Full Version Final Cut Pro

The following tape playout equipment is available from PIT:

Sony BVW 70
Record:  BETACAM SP   Playback:  BETACAM SP

Sony BTS PBC2600
Record:  N/A   Playback:  BETACAM SP

Panasonic AJ-DH1400
Record:  DVCPro (HD @ 1080i)    Playback:  DVCPro, DVCAM, DV

Panasonic AJ D230H
Reccord:  MiniDV, DVCPro   Playback:  MiniDV, DVCPro

Sony DSR-11
Record:  DVCAM, DV   Playback:  DVCAM, DV

360 Systems Image Server 2000

Should you not find the playout equipment available to fit your needs, please have the
shooter bring the camera and associated cables for playout direct from the camera.