Fast Forward Video SideKick HD - Multiformat, Straight-to-Edit, Camera-Mountable Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
The sideKick HD captures video directly from any HD/SDI or HDMI output at bit rates up to 220
Mbit/s, with 4:2:2 sampling and 10-bit resolution in industry-standard codecs such as ProRes.
By recording directly to these high-quality NLE formats, the DVR eliminates the time-consuming
transcoding step, which degrades image quality.
In addition, the sideKick HD records video onto standard 2.5-inch hot-swappable solid-state
SATA drives for greater flexibility and increased record times, and provides a 4.3-inch on-board
confidence monitor, which offers playback options including scrub and jog capabilities. The
sideKick HD mounts directly to any HD camcorder or HDSLR utilizing the 1/4 -20 insert and
battery power optional accessories.
Features Capture the full potential of your HD camcorder's high quality sensor and lens. The sideKick HD gives you some of the highest bit rates while maintaining the fastest straight to edit, multi-format workflow.
Capture the highest quality video that your HD camera can produce: up to 220 Mbit/s, 4:2:2 sampling, or 10-bit quantization
Give post-production the option of preferred recording codec: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, or In the future, more codec options will be available via purchased firmware updates.
Record directly to high quality NLE formats – eliminating time consuming transcoding which may also degrade image quality.
Make sure you got the shot with the 4.3” on-board confidence monitor, which provides simple playback options.
Increase record times with larger capacity non-proprietary 2.5” SATA solid state drives.
Mount the sideKick HD anywhere with the battery or cable option.
Capture everything with automatic recording and frame rate/resolution sensing capabilities.
Select your video input preference: HD/SDI or HDMI
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