The most compact HDV capable VTR in the Sony range
In addition to providing HDV1080i recording and playback, the HVR-M15AE now features the HDV native progressive format capability, which provides stunning 1080p images at 24, 25 or 30 frames per second.* Along with support for both DVCAM and DV formats, the HVR-M15AE offers users the ability to work with both standard definition and high definition content.
The HVR-M15AE is also compatible with standard size cassettes. The DigitalMaster cassette can provide over 4 hours recording of HDV content - the ideal choice when longer recording times are required.
The compact dimensions of the HVR-M15AE means that it can be positioned either horizontally or vertically depending on individual needs, whilst its simple design makes it very easy to use.As with all HDV products, the HVR-M15AE has the added benefit of 2 year Silver Support warranty - providing additional piece of mind.
* "24p" means "23.98p" video signal and "30p" means "29.97p" video signal.
An affordable way to enjoy High Definition
Through the HDV format Sony's HVR-M15AE allows you to playback and record High Definition pictures on a standard DV format cassette - providing both a highly cost effective format and full 1080 line resolution.
Now with the added benefit of Native Progressive recording and playback, the HVR-M15AE offers a truly flexible selection of options for a variety of different applications.
Not just for HDV
With the Sony HVR-M15AE, you are able to switch between DV, DVCAM and HDV recording and playback giving you full flexibility to record and review in either Standard or High Definition depending on your chosen footage.
Portable and Compact
The clever design of the HVR-M15AE means that users can position the VTR either vertically or horizontally depending on individual needs
Easy integration to the way you already work. Migration to HD workflow or using existing SD workflow, you choose.
Continuity of workflow can be very important. Enjoying the benefits of the HVR-M15AE does not mean that you need to change the way you work. Like DVCAM VTR's, a full range of connectivity is available for external devices including Composite In/Out, S-video In/Out, Component Out and i.LINK (IEEE1394). In addition, you can choose to convert your HDV footage with the in-built down-converter to output in Standard Definition if required.
A comprehensive support service
Just like the rest of the HDV range, the HVR-M15AE benefits from two years Silver Support warranty as standard providing a unique after-sales care programme offering enhanced support and service.