HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder. Plays Digital Betacam, Betacam/SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX. Records and plays HDCAM at frame rates: 1080/23.98, 1080/24, 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, and 25 PsF (note: Pulldown output is not available in this model). Built-in up-conversion of playback-compatible Standard Definition tapes to 1080i and down-conversion of HDCAM tapes to 480i is a standard feature. Metadata handling, UMID (Unique Material Identifier Data) record capability, and simplified menu setups and firmware upgrades via Memory Stick? media. Capable of handling Dolby-E and AC-3 audio.