Video Field Recorder

The Perfect HDV Camera Partner for the High Quality Field Recording

  • FireWire
  • External VGA Output
  • USB


Version 2.0
Newly added MPEG-2 TS 2Mbps to 50Mbps recording in addition to HDV/DV

1) Support for high bit rate MPEG-2 TS Recording
2) Newly added Loop Recording and Pre-Record Functions
3) Intuitive Editing Utility

The Perfect HDV Camera Partner for the High Quality Field Recording

Expand your video field recording experience with two additional channels of audio

  • - Two independent analog audio inputs locked to your video
  • - Uncompressed linear PCM recording of additional audio channels
  • - Removable HDD allows for convenient and long hours of recording
  • - No 2GB or 4GB file limitation
  • - Built-in RGB output to immediately view recorded clips as thumbnails
  • - Multiple power options allow you to work anywhere
  • - F-1 Utility software for preview and file management

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Optional Items

Video Format
HDV (.m2t), DV (.dv)
Audio Format
16-bit/ 48kHz (Supports broadcast wav : .bwf)
Audio Control
Limiter, Gain, Phantom Power Supply (+48V)
Input Level Select (-44/-20/-10dBu), Sens (0 to +24dB)
Recording Media
Removable type 2.5inch 120GB HDD
*Max 10 hours recording
Input Jacks
Digital Video Input (IEEE 1394, 6pin, type),
Analog Audio Input x 2 (XLR 3pin type) *Input Impedance : 4k ohms,
Phones Output (Stereo mini type) *Output Impedance : 16 ohms *output Level :45mW,
USB host (USB A), USB function (USB mini B), Network (Ethernet 100Base-Tx, RJ45 type), DC Input (XLR 4pin type)
AA type x 8 (NiMH or Alkaline) *Max 2 hours operation
External Battery
Li-Ion Battery (IDX Endura series etc.) *Max 10hours operation at 14.2V/7700Ah
Removable HDD (F1-HD120) x 1, Battery Pack x 2 (1 as spare), USB cable (Y type with power supply), AC adaptor (9V / 2A, Roland PSB-1U) with XLR 4pin conversion cable, Owner's Manual
Optional Items
Carrying Bag (CB-F1), 120GB Removable HDD ( F1-HD120), V mount kit for mounting on video camera (F1-VMK1)

Size and Weight

Width (W)
111 mm4-3/8 inches
Depth (D)
179 mm7-1/16 inches
Height (H)
61 mm2-7/16 inches
870 g1 lbs. 15 oz.

Including HDD, excluding batteries

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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