Since 1980 BCD Associates, Inc. has manufactured video control and time code systems. In 2008 we shook up the industry with our rack mount, industrial, RS-232 Controlled DVD-1150 DVD recorder. In late 2015 BCD introduced the remarkably versatile High Definition, High Resolution HDi-250 HD Recorder, now popular with both Military and City Government as a utility recorder. We invite you to explore our site and look around. Please fill out our Contact Form or call us at 800-223-6734 to find out more.
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BCD DVD-1150 - Direct to DVD
Industrial DVD Recorder - Digital Video Recorder/DVR - 1U Rack Mount. Records directly to +RW DVD Discs. Standard RS-232 Serial Control. Available with Network LAN Control. NOTE: The DVD-1150 fully supports "+RW" discs.
HDi-Easy Format Detect
The HDi High Resolution Video Recorder automatically detects the video format on all inputs at the press of a button as a menu selection. Over 35 formats are detectable via HDMI and Component connectors. Composite detects PAL and NTSC. The preferred input format can be save as a system default.
HDi-New Security Features
Now you can control access to the HDi High Definition Recorder with PINs for both Supervisor and Operator. Operator PIN enables or disables all the front panel buttons, Telnet and Serial Remotes remain operational. Supervisor PIN controls what functions are available to the Operator.
We've tried to keep the rear panel as straightforward as possible.
Rear Panel I/O
The section on the right has Component In/Out(BNC), Composite In/Out(BNC), Audio In/Out(RCA) and HDMI Input/Output.
On the left is the Power connector and various computer connections. We use a COTS Industrial 4-core computer to drive the syste.
Even though most of the connections are not used, we leave them exposed because some of them stick out beyond our rear panel.
The one connector worth mentioning is the RJ-45 LAN socket for TCP/IP remote control.
For military versions the USB and LAN connectors are permanently covered by an inside panel.
[HDi-250] Video/Audio I/O is on the right panel.
Component: Y, R-Y, B-Y, Composite
HDi Firmware Version v2.8-rc7 is now shipping.
Steamilined internal code for stability and ease of enhancement,
The HDi series is relatively new, so there aren't many comments, but we're generally pleased with what we've received.
Yes, you CAN take it with you. Available Slot-load DVD drive for easy operation. Optional Removiable hard drive for absolute security. No other professional DVR or DVD recorder gives you both convenience and security.Slot-load prevents damage from accidental clumsiness.
Solid State Video Players
Even though our main business is recorders, we've been helping with exhibits so long that we just had to keep offerring help. Solid State Video Players are perfect for interactive pushbutton video exhibits... DVD quality(SD) or HD !
They run forever, require no maintenance, easy to update. Several models including networked for remote update.