Atlantic TV has added four more Sony PDW-F800’s to its national camera inventory. The company provides high quality, cost-effective local camera crews, equipment rental (HD & SD camera, lighting and grip) and a range of other support services in every major city in North America. Atlantic TV’s clients include leading domestic and international broadcasters such as NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, PBS, the Discovery Networks, National Geographic, Bravo, MTV, A&E and the BBC.

The PDW-F800 camcorder is the newest member of the XDCAM family. It offers multi-format recording flexibility as standard – including SD recording and a frame rate of 23.98P in 1080 mode. It is equipped with three 2/3-inch type CCDs and a “Power HAD FX” progressive CCD with 1920 x 1080 effective pixels. Stunning-quality HD images can be captured by this high-resolution CCD and advanced digital signal. On top of the exceptional technology, the PDW-F800 offers very high quality HD recording at a data rate of up to 50Mbps using the MPEG-2 4:2:2P@HL compression. It also provides multi-format recording flexibility including 1080i, 720P and SD, which comes with HD/SD conversion and cross conversion between 1080i and 720P. With features such as Slow & Quick Motion (over-crank and under-crank recording) make the PDW-F800 ideal for cinema and TV drama productions, as wel as ENG applications. The Sony XDCAM HD422 series of Optical Disc products have 7 years “Powertrain” Warranty for its laser block. This “Powertrain” Warranty is unprecedented for Sony and demonstrates the confidence Sony has in its XDCAM products.

Atlantic provides quality camera crews and production equipment rental and other production support services on-the-ground in locations including: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Denver, Detroit, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Cleveland, Phoenix, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Portland, Orlando, Tampa, Kansas City, San Diego, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.