FS-5 DTE Recorder FS-5 Portable DTE Recorder, weighing only 0.34 kg, brings Direct To EditÂ® recording technology to your HDV or DV handheld camcorder and enables you to add custom metadata while youâre recording. Audio, video, timecode and control information is passed through a single FireWire cable, allowing you to record to disk or to disk and tape simultaneously. Designed for use in even the roughest conditions. The FS-5 includes a 10 second electronic shock cache to ensure that you never lose footage. Advanced features such as time lapse (DV mode only), retro disk recording, scene marking and clip categorisation make the FS-5 Portable DTE Recorder the perfect companion for handheld shoots. When recording is complete, your footage is ready to edit instantly - no capturing, file transfer, or file conversion is required. Assign Custom Metadata on the Fly and save logging time. With the FS-5, you can personalise and optimise workflow while you shoot. With your wireless handheld device or laptop, you can access the FS-5 through a browser, define metadata and assign it to video while youâre recording, eliminating the need to tag footage when the shoot is over. During postproduction, simply transfer clips, complete with metadata from the FS-5 to your NLE system or PX Media Server. All of the information that you assigned during the shoot goes with the clips, saving you hours or even days of logging time.