• Sony EVO-550H Professional Hi8 Player / Recorder
Sony EVO-550H Professional Hi8 Player / Recorder
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Sony EVO-550H Professional Hi8 Player / Recorder

$ 1,689.99



Similar to the consumer EV-C100, the Sony EVO-550H has RC time code, timer trigger to automatic start recording with available power, BNC connector, and is built like a tank

  • Hi-8 format delivers over 400 lines of horizontal resolution and high S / N ratio.
  • Reads both professional 8mm Time Code and RC Time Code.
  • AFM Hi-Fi stereo recording
  • Control-P input / output terminals for daisy-chaining multiple EV)-550H's. Control multiple VCR's with the optional RM-S52A Wired Remote Controller.
  • Timer function for record / playback can be controlled by an external AC timer. When the timer is set and the power is turned on, the EVO-550H automatically goes into the selected mode.
  • Control - L terminal allows use in an edit system as a source player
  • Auto Repeat function senses a blank section of six seconds at the end of a program and rewinds to the initial start point where playback begins.
  • Dual mode shuttle ring for fast picture search. FF / REW, Still, 1/5 and 1x normal speed in forward or reverse, as well as Double Speed Playback are available.
  • RMT-540 Wireless Remote (included) controls most functions, included picture search and frame - by - frame picture advance.
  • Bilingual Program Sound Monitoring Capability (same as EVO-250)


  • Playback / Record video8 and video Hi8
  • Record in SP.Playback SP / LP
  • Hi-Fi Stereo Sound
  • RC Time Code. Reads only, doesn't write.
  • Timer Trigger
  • Slow / Still Tracking
  • Audio Monitor
  • BNC / RCA / S-VHS Connector


  • Weight : 2.2kg ( 4 lbs. 14 oz. )
  • Dimensions : 8 7/8 x 3 x 10" (W x H x D )
  • Recording Speed : SP Mode Only
  • Playback Speed : SP / LP Mode
  • FF / REW Time : 3 Minutes (Sony P6-90)
  • Search Speed : 1/5, -1, Still, 1/5, x1, x2, Cue/Review, Locked Cue/Review, Forward Search


  • Frequency Response : 30Hz to 14kHz
  • Dynamic Range : Better than 60dB


  • Video: 
    Line Input: BNC (1)
    Line Ouptput: BNC (1), Phono (1)
  • Audio: 
    Line Input: Phono (Stereo) 1 set
    Line Output: Phono (Stereo) 1 set

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