Sony SRW-5800 Rental

Sony SRW-5800 Player Rental in Los Angeles, West L.A., Santa Monica, Culver City, Burbank, Hollywood

If you’d like the ability to transfer 4:2:2 1080/60P or 4:4:4 1080/24P materials via single SDI connection rather than dual-link HD-SDI interface – and you’re in the Los Angeles area – then renting the Sony SRW-5800 Player is your solution.

Click to Reserve: Rent a Sony SRW-5800 $500.00/day

Whether you’re editing a major motion picture trailer or a local television commercial via HD video, the Sony SRW-5800 gives you everything you need at a reasonable cost.

The Sony SRW-5800/1 added 3G-SDI interface (SMPTE 425M level B) to Sony SRW-5800 to provides the users with transfer of 4:2:2 1080/60P or 4:4:4 1080/24P materials via single SDI connection rather than dual-link HD-SDI interface. 3G-SDI and 1.5G SDI can be selected separately for HD-SDI input/output, monitor output and format converter output by setup menu. With HKSR-5001/20 format converter option card, the SRW-5800/1 provides 1080 50/59.94P from/to 720 50/59.94P conversion, 1080 23.98PsF to 1080 59.94P conversion with 3-2 Pull-Down as well. The Sony SRW-5800 HDCAM-SR Studio Recorder is equipped with the same key features as SRW-5500 and SRW-5000 recorders in the series. This deck records 1920 x 1080 resolution 10bit HD signals using MPEG-4 Studio Profile with visually loss-less compression. Video data rate is 440Mbps and 880Mbps is also possible with HKSR-5803HQ option. 12 channels of 24-bit discrete uncompressed audio can be recorded. Multiple frame rates are supported i.e. 1080 23.98/24/25/29.97/30PsF, 50/59.94/60i and 720 50/59.94P. 1080 50P and 59.94P are also supported with HKSR-5803HQ by using double speed recording mode. RGB4:4:4 signals can be recorded and played back with option cards. The HKSR-5803SQ supports 4:4:4 SQ mode only and the HKSR-5803HQ supports both 4:4:4 SQ and HQ mode. By using HKSR-5802 option, it can playback HDCAM and Digital Betacam tapes. Up-conversion output is possible when playback Digital Betacam tapes. HKSR-5001 format converter option for SRW-5000 and SRW-5500 can be used for the Sony SRW-5800, too. This versatile format converter allows 2-3 pull down and 1080i or 1080PsF to 720P conversion or vice versa. Color space conversion between 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 is possible as well. HKSR-5803HQ option enables X2 transfer of Video, Audio and Timecode to specified server in 1080 50i (25PsF), 60i (30PsF), 24PsF and 720 50/59.94P over HD-SDI dual link by using 880Mbps mode.


  • Full Bandwidth HDCAM-SR studio recorder
  • 3G-SDI interface (SMPTE 425M Level B) is supported
  • Equipped with same key features as SRW-5000 and SRW-5500
  • MPEG-4 Studio Profile visually loss-less compression
  • 1920 x 1080 or 1280 x720 resolution, 10bit video sampling
  • 12 channels of uncompressed audio at 24bit sampling
  • Records non audio AES/EBU data in audio tracks
  • Multiple Frame rates 1080 23.98/24/25/29.97/30PsF, 50/59.94/60i, 720 50/59.94P
  • Optional RGB4:4:4 SQ/ HQ recording and playback (HKSR-5803SQ or HKSR-5803HQ)
  • Optional HDCAM playback and Digital Betacam playback with Up-converter (HKSR-5802)
  • Optional Format Converter provides 2-3 pull down, 1080/720P, 4:4:4/4:2:2 conversion (HKSR-5001)
  • 880Mbps double speed mode enables 4:4:4 HQ, 4:2:2 1080 50/60P recording (HKSR-5803HQ)
  • x2 speed transfer from the VTR to specified server (HKSR-5803HQ)
  • Can be operated in both a horizontal or vertical position

If you need to rent a Sony SRW-5800 today, or know you’ll need a Sony SRW-5800 for rent soon, request your reservation now. Our Video Equipment can be rented out at a moment’s notice, and we honor our earliest reservation requests first.

Click to Reserve: Rent a Sony SRW-5800 $500.00/day

This machine uses HDCAM SR, HDCAM, 3D & 3G tapes – WITH ALL OPTIONS. Need tape stock to go with this machine?
Click to Order HDCAM SR, HDCAM, 3D & 3G tapes online.

Although we are located in or near the Los Angeles, West L.A., Santa Monica, Burbank, Hollywood, and Culver City areas, we can ship some equipment nationwide. Reserve your video equipment rental now and we’ll contact you about shipping or delivery.

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