VITEC Announces the Availability of the Focus FS-T2001 Portable HD Media Recorder

Flexible Field Deck Solution for XDCAM™ Recording and Playback


PARIS--VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video solutions, today announced the availability of the Focus FS-T2001 Media Recorder. The Focus FS-T2001 is designed as a Field deck for both recording and playback of XDCAM files. Visit our booth at the 2012 IBC Show in Hall 7, #J31 from September 7 to 11 in the Amsterdam RAI convention center to see this product and more.

FS-T2001 incorporates the complete range of Sony professional recording formats including 50Mbps MPEG HD422 and XDCAM EX/HD. FS-T2001 supports removable professional media: SxSPro, SxS-1 and SDHC cards1. FS-T2001 also has 250GB of internal storage for either recording or management/storage.

"VITEC worked closely with Sony Corporation in Japan and broadcasters worldwide during the development of Focus FS-T2001," said Richard Bernard, product manager of broadcast solutions for VITEC. "This next generation recorder expands Sony XDCAM workflow in a portable and flexible field solution."

FS-T2001 is also a versatile playback device with a complete set of features and outputs. The intuitive clip thumbnail menu makes it simple to find and play back recorded video clips. These clips can be viewed on either the FS-T2001 LCD screen and/or from an external SDI or HDMI monitor.

The Focus FS-T2001 offers the ability to manage recorded video clips in many different ways: copy clips from one card to another or to the FS-T2001 250GB HDD, transfer clips from the FS-T2001 to a computer via USB cable, share content over the network (FTP/SMB) via Ethernet connection.

Highlights of the Focus FS-T2001 Portable HD/SD Media Recorder:

*HD/SD Field deck for record and playback

*Supports SONY file formats: HD422 (MXF) / HD420 (MP4/MXF)

*Dual PC Express slot, Built-in HDD (250 GB)

*DC 12V, Battery operation (BP-L)

*HD-SDI in/out, HDMI out, Composite out

*Integrated LCD for menus, live monitoring, clip playback

*USB, Giga-bit Ethernet connections

Pricing and Availability

Focus FS-T2001 will be available in September 2012 for a MSRP of €3995 and will be available through VITEC worldwide dealer network.


VITEC is a worldwide leading provider of powerful digital video products that support end-to-end media solutions for Broadcast, Corporate, Education, Government, Industrial, Medical, Military, and Telco customers. By integrating world famous brands including Optibase, Focus, Proxsys, Monisys, Stradis, Extensor, and Sylon, VITEC now controls the complete video chain with professional-grade products for acquisition, encoding, processing, management, and delivery. All company and product names used herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners. © 2012 VITEC

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