Sony product notice: XDCAM and Optical Disc Archive Drive Units

Sony has identified a possible issue which may affect a very small percentage of XDCAM and Optical Disc Archive (Generation 1) drive units recording to triple layer media (PFD-100-TLA / ODC-1200RE). In very rare instances, accessing media recorded by these drives may exhibit a limitation in read performance.

Units that may be affected are listed below by serial number.

Optical Disc Archive Drive Units

ProductSerial number
ODS-D55U100001 - 100334
ODS-D77U100001 - 100787
ODS-D77F100001 - 100378

EXCEPTIONS (no need to modify)

ProductSerial number
ODS-D77U SYM (28 units)100586 100680 100683 100691 100707 100715 100735 100737 100742 100743 100745
100764 100747 100748 100749
100756 100758 100762 100765 100768 100770 100776 100777 100778 100780 100782
100783 100785
ODS-D77F SYM (11units)100167 100329 100361 100362 100365 100366 100367 100369 100375 100377 100378

XDCAM

ProductSerial number
PDW-U2100001 - 112558
XDS-PD100010001 - 10850 & 11001 - 13695
XDS-PD200010001 - 10283, 11001 - 13216 & 30001 - 30001
PDW-HD155010001 - 10635
XDJ-100010001 - 10008, 11001 - 11003 & 12001 - 12029
XDBK-J102/110001 - 10031

Sony recommends that customers whose units fall within the model number and serial number ranges listed above should contact Sony at the email address below to schedule a service check which Sony will perform at no cost.

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