GVS9000 2U VTR DDR HD SD SDI Uncompressed 4:2:2 720p 1080i/p Portable Digital Field Recorder PlayBack Unit w/ While in Full Motion
GVS9000 2U VTR Compact, Quiet and Rugged Uncompressed HD SDI Field Recorder/Playback
NEW-GVS9000 2U HD VTR/DDR with Solid State Storage Configuration

The 2U VTR is a cost effective, easily integrated solution for bringing Real Time UNCOMPRESSED HD and SD to any broadcasting environment. Whether you are ingesting uncompressed HD SDI direct from Camera, Telecine, or Tape, the 2U VTR performs accurate lossless live capture, playback and edit with remote management. Without altering the original feed, multiple users can simultaneously preview ingest channels while recording is in progress. Data can be stored onto 4xhot-swap removable drives, and transported to a post production facility for immediate editing.

Designed to fit seamlessly into a high-resolution production workflow, the GVS9000 2U VTR offers a Virtual Tape capability that allows users to incrementally move to a digital disk based workflow. With this digital disk based technology, the GVS9000 2U VTR capture provides a single flexible platform for all your content production from live and post production applications.

GVS9000 2U VTR includes:

- Solid State Drive Configuration
- Simultaneous ingest and play-back
- Video formats (525i/p, 720i/p, and 1080i/p) (SMPTE 259/292/296/) Dual-link RGB 4:4:4 (SMPTE 372M)options
- HD SDI, SD SDI (ingest/playback)
- Analog HD and SD out, YPbPr, RGB
- HD –->SD conversion
- 9 Pin machine control (RS422)
- Audio LTC In/out
- Genlock In/Out
- 8 or 16 Channel embedded audio

- Uncompressed 4:2:2 recording during full motion directly from HD camera
- Advanced Scheduling
- Integrated video media browser (VMB)
- DPX (ingest and play-back)
- Uncompressed HD codecs.
- 96kHz or 48kHz 16-bit digital audio - Remote Network Control
- Fibre Channel Storage GVSAN
- DVC/CD Dual Layer Record/Play
-12V DC input with FlyPack (option)
- VDCP automation control (optional)
Uncompressed 4:2:2 1080 24p Recording for:
4 Hrs.
SD or HD SDI to SATA disks


RS422 P2 interface

Capture/Load/Playback Slow-Mo control

4U FlyPack w/LCD option

16xHD Live
2U VTR connectivity option


2U FlyPack portable option


GVS9000 2U VTR

New-Feature for the GVS9000 2U VTR is its Solid State Disk (SSD) providing much higher product capability without sacrificing features. Solid State Disk is offered for all the models of GVS9000 2U VTR, giving users the ability to maintain high data access, provides greater stability and ruggedness, a simple upgrade path, and the option for future growth.

The GVS9000 2U-VTR is a rugged, low profile rack mountable system occupying less than 19" deep rack space. It's an innovative, completely ruggedized field recorder, designed with open architecture and extreme low power consumption, providing you the ability to record HD while in transit.

Users can quickly capture video and audio clips of any length and size either manually, via remote control, scheduled or camera controlled. At only 2U high and 19" deep, several 2U-VTR stations can be stacked in a compact area, offering 8 concurrent recordings with one simple record button, with genlock and LTC input.

Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Xpress Pro, Combustion, Discreet and Vegas are just a few of the HD uncompressed editing software's of choice that are available for Windows and Mac OS X that take advantage of the GVS9000 2U VTR uncompressed removable disks for immediate editing. Another one of the unique options that GVS9000 2U VTR offers for live or news event - editing media during capture. In addition to this option, GVS9000 VTR's offer proxies files for editors which assist in content production within your office or across the web edit and preview with Final Cut Pro. But perhaps the VTR's key feature is its ability to create duplicate HD disks simultaneously. While one remains with the VTR, the 2nd hot-swap disk goes out to the post house, for immediate edit without the need for file conversion or data transfer.

For online storage, the GVS9000 2U VTR is designed with multiple redundant drives to ensure data security at any given point during recording, even when recording in motion, such as in a vehicle chase, or high speed races, where you need to record uncompressed content direct from HD SDI camera to disk.

Additional edit options available with GVS9000 2XU VTR can provide complete uncompressed DPX or QuickTime files after or during capture, with HD SDI preview, with time code embedded file support during edit with mark-in and mark-out as well as XML clip capability allowing operators to mark subclips on the fly, and modular architecture supports multiple record, playback and Final Cut Pro editorial channels in the studio or out in the field.

GVS also offers custom digital camera interfaces for support of simple recording and stop with real-time preview on the GVS9000 2XU FlyPack HD SDI LCD display with embedded time-code during the shoot. For multiple camera shoots, GVS offers a simple and easy shared storage option using GVSAN to help simplify uncompressed content without the need to transfer in the production environment. With the GVSAN technology you get the highest data access and most quiet on-set recorder. Connect via 4GB fibre channel to the Nomadic4U or and GVS9000 4XU running GVSBASS (broadcast automation software solution) with Final Cut Pro and you have a a complete solution to capture, store, edit, broadcast and archive in a shared fiber environment.

Part Number
Model Number
Max Drives
Analog Option
1080i <--> 720p
Audio I/O
Drive Size
Max Storage
HD SDI Interface
GM2U2X502DB02 GVS90002UVTR-4:2:2
input/ output
GM2U2X522TB04 GVS90002UVTR-4:2:2
GM2U2X544DB02 GVS90002UVTR-4:4:4
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