Sony PDW U1 XDCAM Professional Disc Drive Unit

Rent for $95.00 per day

SKU: VTR-PDWU1 Categories: ,


The PDW-U1 is a compact, mobile and highly cost-effective drive, usable in the field or at the desktop.
It can handle professional disc media (PFD23/PFD23A) recorded in SD or HD formats, as well as the
new “dual-layer” discs (PFD50DLA). The PDW-U1 serves as an external drive via a standard USB connection. The drive allows direct access to recorded material from either a PC or Mac based platform, and provides all the necessary drivers/utilities to enable this.


Handles Professional Disc media (all SD & HD Codecs)
Handles new “dual layer” discs (PFD50DLA)
Connects via a high speed USB interface – compatible with PCs & Macs
Direct and multiple access to Professional disc media
Lossless and fast file transfers
Supplied software drivers and utilities for both PC and Mac platforms
Highly compact and lightweight


Power requirements:
DC 12 V
Power consumption:
11 W
Operating temperature:
5 to 40°C (+41 to +104°F)
Storage temperature:
-20 to +60°C (-4 to +140°F)
20 to 90% (relative humidity)
1.4 kg (3 lb 1 oz)
59 x 164 x 226 mm
(2 3⁄8x 6 1⁄2x 9 inches)