The latest portable DV disk recorder, the FireStore FS-3, from
FOCUS Enhancements Inc.
supports the QuickTime format, as well as formats compatible with Avid XPress DV, Adobe Premiere and other video editing applications.
The FireStore FS-3 lets owners of Sony, Ikegami, Canon, Panasonic, and other professional camcorders to connect a portable DV disk recorder directly to their camcorder and take advantage of Direct To Edit Technology (DTE). DTE Technology is Focus’ proprietary recording process that enables the recording of video, audio and time code directly to removable FireWire disk drives in non-linear editing (NLE) native formats.
The portable DV disk recorder weighs approximately two pounds and mounts directly to a professional DV camcorder that features a DV video input/output port and either an Anton Bauer, V-Mount or NP style battery system. Smaller camcorders are supported with off -the-shelf battery mount adapters. FireStore FS-3 includes a shock protection buffer, a backlit LCD, 4-pin XLR power input, 6-pin external FireWire drive connection and a 6-pin DV video input/output port.
The FireStore FS-3 includes a 40GB FSHDD-1 removable FireWire disk drive and is now available at a manufacturers’ suggested retail price of US$1,995.