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  • Ultra-Portable- Only 6 oz.
  • No moving parts
  • Optimized for extreme, Hostile, Rugged Conditions
  • Performes Well in High Altitudes
  • Eco-Friendly- Consumes 70% less Power than Conventional Hard Drives
  • Up to 8 hours Battery Life (Internal plus External)
  • News & Sports (e.g., Helicopter News Shoots, Car Racing Coverage)
  • Documentary (e.g., Wilderness, Cold Weather, High-Altitude Shoots) 
  • ENG
  • High-Vibration Shooting Environments


Cost-Effective CompactFlash Digital Video Recorder.  No Moving Parts - Optimized for Extreme, Hostile, Rugged Conditions.
Budget-friendly and ultra-portable form-factor.  Compatible with user-provided, removable CompactFlash cards (widely available).  With no moving parts, CitiDISK CFR offers increased stability over traditional hard drives.  Ideal for rough shooting conditions like high-vibration, high altitude or extreme weather.  Optimized for broadcast and video professionals in the field

Note: Support CF capacity from 500MBytes to 500GBytes.   Compact Flash card may not be included.

Built-In LCD Screen with Scrolling Key
Built-in LCD screen with scrolling key to easily navigate/change settings dynamically, as well as reading back recorded footage/information.

Camera-Controlled Recording With Or Without Tape
Records DV/HDV/DVCProHD from camcorder controlled by camera's REC button (with tape inserted), or by CitiDISK CFR's REC button without tape inserted.

Note: An external Tally recording cable provided (attaches to camera REC button).

Multiple DV/HDV/DVCProHD Format And Audio Sampling Rate Detection
CitiDISK CFR automatically detects incoming MiniDV/DVCam/DVCPro (DV or DV25), HDV, DVCPro50 or DVCProHD stream formats and 2-ch-16bit-48Khz/2-ch-16bit-44.1Khz/4-ch-12bit-32Khz audio sampling rates.  Provides record/playback in either format.

Multiple File Format Support
Using QuickTime (MOV), AVI2 of Canopus/Matrox AVI2 file formats eliminates MXF-to-MOV or MXF-to-AVI2 conversion time. Future firmware update will support Avid-MXF (free to customers).

Quickly View or Loop Play Last or Previously Captured Scenes
"QPLAY" last captured DV footage on viewfinder when setting camera to VCR mode.  Also navigate older clips at the press of a button or playlist from the local LCM+keys.

Note: Future firmware update will support HDV instant playback through viewfinder (free to customers).

Archive DV Tape Content
Easily archive tape-based HDV or DV's footage by pressing CitiDISK CFR's REC button with camera in VCR mode.  Video clips are stored as MOV, AVI2 or Canopus/Matrox AVI2 file format in a pre-formatted FAT32 medium.

Pre-Scene Loop Recording
DV footage buffered in internal memory and instantly recorded to unit's "Media" when REC button is pressed or REC command is selected.  This function helps prevent loss of footage.

Non-Stop Shooting Through Combination Of Batteries
Built-in 150 minute rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery automatically takes over when 4.5-hour external battery runs low.  This seamless battery power changeover ensures non-stop shooting capability - no need to shut down unit.

Plug 'n Play - Instant DV/HDV/DVCProHD Editing via miniUSB or FireWire port
With CompactFlash card inserted, CitiDISK CFR appears as an external FireWire hard drive on PC/Mac desktops via the miniUSB or FireWire port.  Video clips are immediately editable/playable by most NLE software packages.

Built-In Hot-Shoe - Total Flexibility
Built-in hot-shoe mechanism for easy camera mounting.

Quick Erase And Quick Format Functions
Convenient one-touch "Quick Erase" button instantly cleans file folder - frees up hard disk space.  Or, press-n-hold the "Quick Erase" button over 10 seconds to trigger the Quick Format function.
Note:  Both "Quick Erase" and "Quick Format" functions can be also activated from local LCM and keys.