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Personal Animation Recorder Manual Photo Software
Company
Digital Processing Systems, Canada
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
8553 / 1
    animation recorder
  • DR-2150 NTSC, DR-3150 PAL
  • replaces the record VCR and single frame controller
  • allows animation sequences to be recorded to a video tape recorder and played back in realtime (up to 60 fields per second) direct from hard disk
  • avoids bad edits, missed frames and dropouts well known to VCRs
  • variable speed playback
  • random access still frame retrieval
  • supports direct rendering of all common Amiga image formats including IFF24 and Video Toaster frame store files
  • can also be used to build sequences from pre-rendered image files
  • the image data is stored on the PAR hard disk as compressed digital 4:2:2 image file in 752×576 (PAL) or 752×480 (NTSC) resolution
  • one or two dedicated video hard disks connect to the PAR's IDE interface
    • maximum 4 GB capacity (1.5 hour video)
  • composite (BNC), S-VHS and CAV (Betacam/MII) (3 BNC) outputs
  • composite genlock input (BNC)
  • 5.5 MHz video bandwidth
  • 60 dB S/N ratio
  • the DR-2150 can be combined with the Personal TBC IV to perform real time video capture for rotoscoping, time lapse and other special effects
  • the DR-3150 can be combined with the AD-3000 real time video capture card
  • for recording audio the PAR can be combined with the AD516 via SMPTE

    Photo
    Digital Processing Systems Personal Animation Recorder - PAR DR-2150 (NTSC) Rev 2  front side
    PAR DR-2150 (NTSC) Rev 2, front side

    Digital Processing Systems Personal Animation Recorder - PAR DR-2150 (NTSC) Rev 3  front side
    PAR DR-2150 (NTSC) Rev 3, front side

    Digital Processing Systems Personal Animation Recorder - PAR DR-3150 (PAL)  front side
    PAR DR-3150 (PAL), front side




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