HD CAM

1/2-inch Digital High-Definition Videocassette (Metal Tape)

Utilizing Maxell's superior ultra-high performance binder systems, the new "B-HD" series cassettes achieve the exceptional durability essential to resilience in the volatile environments of outdoor shoots, while exceeding the compulsory storage performance demands of long-term archiving.

 

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Features

  • The Maxell HDCAM videotape has attained HDTV recording by increasing recording density to 1.4 times more than the Digital BETACAM format, offering superior quality digital HD picture for a wide range of applications from transmission to HD ENG/EFP which is enabled by its high mobility compact cassette size.
  • Compared to Digital Betacam, HDCAM employs even finer 0.1µm NEW Ceramic Armor Metal Magnetic particles ensuring minimal recording errors.
  • Utilizing Maxell's superior ultra-high performance binder systems, the new "B-HD" series cassettes achieve the exceptional durability essential to resilience in the volatile environments of outdoor shoots, while exceeding the compulsory storage performance demands of long-term archiving.

Specifications


Unit

Typical value

Physical properties

Tape width

mm

12.65

Tape thickness

µm

13.8

Magnetic layer thickness

µm

3.0

Base film thickness

µm

10.0

Backcoating thickness

µm

0.8

Yield strength

N (kgf)

25 (2.6)

Breaking strength

N (kgf)

49 (5.0)

Residual elongation

%

0.07

Magnetic layer electrical resistance

1 × 1010

Magnetic properties

Coercivity (Hc)

kA/m (Oe)

131 (1,650)

Retentivity (Br)

mT (G)

280 (2,800)

Squareness ratio (Br/Bm)

-

0.85

Video properties

Optimum recording current

%

100

RF output (47MHz)*

dB

0

C/N*

dB

0

 

*Indicates a comparison with MAXELL reference tape.

Product Lineup

Cassette size

Model

Tape length

Recording time (min.)

Dimensions (mm)

Weight (kg)

(m)

(ft.)

Cassette

Case

w/case

per package

L

B-124HDL

732

2,402

124

254 × 145 × 25

271 × 162 × 33

0.76

8.4

B-94HDL

557

1,827

94

0.71

7.7

B-64HDL

382

1,253

64

0.66

7.2

B-34HDL

206

676

34

0.61

6.7

S

B-40HD

241

791

40

156 × 96 × 25

172 × 111 × 33

0.29

16.3

B-32HD

195

640

32

0.28

15.6

B-22HD

136

446

22

0.26

14.7

B-12HD

78

256

12

0.24

13.9

B-6HD

43

141

6

0.23

13.3

*HDCAM is a trademark of SONY Corporation

Pack Sizes

The following pack sizes include;

  • 1 Pack