October 8, 2014
Sony Professional Announces Sales Discontinuation of 1/2 inch VTRs and Camcorders,
with Service Support Provided until March 2023
Thank you for your support for Sony.
With the global trend of migration towards file-based operation, Sony plans to cease sales and distribution of Professional Video Tape Recorders/Players/Camcorders, targeting around the end of March, 2016. Sony will continue to provide repair services until the end of March 2023. The supply of Professional Tape Media will continue and is not impacted by this decision.
Sony greatly appreciates the world-wide use of its 1/2 inch VTR series and remains committed to enhance the content creation business with further technology development and advancement.
Affected models of Sony Professional 1/2 Video Tape Recorders/Players/Camcorders:
J-H1, J-H3, J-30SDI
HDW-S2000P, HDW-M2000, HDW-M2000P, HDW-M2100, HDW-M2100P, HDW-2000, HDW-D2000, HDW-1800, HDW-D1800, HDW-S280, HDW-F900R, HDW-650,
MSW-2000, MSW-A2000P, MSW-M2000P, MSW-M2100P,
DVW-M2000P, DVW-2000, DVW-2000P,
SRW-5100, SRW-5500 & SRW-5800.
If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact Sony technical support hotline:
Hong Kong: (852) 2833-5129
Sony Corporation of Hong Kong Limited
Please contact Sony Contact Centre if you wish to inquire, modify, erase or suspend the use of your personal information provided in connection with this announcement. Please be advised that in case of erasing or suspension of use of your personal information, Sony might not be able to provide appropriate services in accordance with the purpose of usage mentioned above.