Defining a class of DTE recording, the FS-CV Portable DTE Recorder weighs only twelve ounces, brings Direct To Edit recording technology to your Canon HDV or DV handheld camcorder, and enables you to add custom metadata while you're recording.
Go from Acquisition to Editing in One Step: Featuring a backlit color display, an easy-to-use menu system, a 100GB hard drive, and a removable, rechargeable battery, the Focus FS-CV is the perfect DTE companion for your Canon HDV or DV camcorder. Audio, video, timecode, and control information is passed through a single FireWire cable, allowing you to record to disk or to disk and tape simultaneously.
Designed for use in even the roughest conditions, the FS-CV includes a 10-second electronic shock cache to ensure that you never lose footage. Advanced features such as time lapse (DV mode only), retro disk recording, scene marking, and clip categorization make the FS-CV Portable DTE Recorder the perfect companion for handheld shoots. When recording is complete, your footage is ready to edit instantly—no capturing, file transfer, or file conversion is required.
Assign Custom Metadata on the Fly: With the FS-CV, you can personalize and optimize workflow—while you shoot. With your wireless handheld device or laptop, you can access the FS-CV through a browser, define metadata, and assign it to video while you're recording, eliminating the need to tag footage when the shoot is over. During postproduction, simply transfer clips—complete with metadata—from the FS-CV to your NLE system or PX Media Server. All of the information that you assigned during the shoot goes with the clips, saving you hours or even days of logging time.
Engineered for Portability, Durability, and Ease of Use: Only 2.75 inches wide, 5.4 inches high, and 1.25 inches deep, the FS-CV packs a wealth of functionality into a sleek and durable package that weighs only twelve ounces. Crafted from the inside out to meet the reliability and quality standards that video professionals demand, the FS-CV is designed to deliver great results under even the most challenging shooting conditions.
Designed to Transform Workflow at the Recording Stage: Not only does the FS-CV enable you to go straight from shooting to editing by recording video in the NLE-compatible file format of your choice, but it allows you to add custom metadata to footage while you're recording. With three simple steps, you can define metadata fields for your shoot, add metadata tags to footage while its recording, and transfer edit-ready clips to your NLE system or PX Media Server, complete with camera-generated and custom-defined metadata. This simple three-step process dramatically streamlines workflow and saves numerous hours typically spent reviewing, logging, and tagging footage after it's shot.
- FS-CV Portable DTE Recorder
- 1 Year Warranty
- Standard-capacity Li-ion rechargeable battery (180 minutes)
- 4- to 6-pin FireWire cable
- 6- to 6-pin FireWire cable
- USB A-to-A cable