FOR-A showcased its LTO-5 Video Archiving Recorder, the LTR-100HS, and other products at the Government Video Expo 2010. The recorder supports LTO-5 technology, the latest standard in long-term, high-capacity tape storage, for efficient archiving with reduced space requirements.
Equipped with a high quality MPEG-2 codec, the LTR-100HS features an MXF wrapper/un-wrapper, so MXF files (OP-1a, SMPTE RDD-9) recorded to LTO-5 tape can be used directly by many NLE systems. Within its compact chassis and half rack design, the LTR-100HS includes an LTO-5 drive, 2 TB hard drive, HD/SD-SDI I/O, LCD monitor, and front panel playback controls with a convenient jog/shuttle wheel. LTO-5 tape cartridges (1.5TB) can store approximately 50 hours of programming recorded at HD MPEG-2 Long GOP 50 Mbps (CBR/4:2:2/422P@ML).