Hitachi SK-HD1000 Handheld HDTV Production Camera

Hitachi Updated: 2008-09-03 RSS
Hitachi SK-HD1000 Handheld HDTV Production Camera

Hitachi's cost-effective high-performance, multi-standard Portable HDTV production camera with dockable body design.

Features high sensitivity, high-resolution, low noise CCDs, with a lightweight 2-piece dockable camera body.

The camera head is available with:
1080/59,94i, 1080/50i, 720/60p, 720/50p.
The CCU outputs are: 1080i or 720p, optionally available with 1080i/720p (switchable) or 720p/1080i (switchable).

1,100 TVL of resolution.
60dB Signal to Noise ratio
F11 standard sensitivity
14-bit analog to digital conversion
38-bit Hitachi FPGA-based digital signal processors (x2)
2x HD-SDI outputs directly from camera head and 3x CCU
SDTV NTSC output down-converted at the CCU.
Flawless signal transmission offered by use of Digital
Optical Fiber cable transmission with maximum distance of 3000 meters and HDTV 4:2:2; 10-bit performance.
Ability to operate self-contained (without CCU) with standard provision of HD-SDI from camera head.
Independent control of HD & SDTV detail and masking.
Choice of 3 different joystick or rotary-type operation panels.
Small form-factor Master Setup Unit SU-1000.
Choice of 2 different CCUs. Half-rack CU-HD1000 with 1080i or 720p output CU-HD1000-SX2 1080i/720p or 720p/1080i switchable output.
Both CCUs accept AC or DC power for OB applications.
Flexible Studio Viewfinder Options; 5-inch B&W VF-HD500, 6-inch VF-L6HD and 8-inch high resolution Color LCD VF-HDL800. For hand-held use, 2-inch high resolution b/w CRT (16:9) VF-HD200 is available for ENG use Cameraman VF video is always HD even if returns are SD digital or analog.
CCU Return signal inputs can be HD or SD, analog or digital.
Incorporates advanced video control functions:
Full automatic setup using Gray Scale.
Direct data transfer from SU or memory cards.
HD signal linear masking & 12-vector color painting separate from SD signal outputs
Flesh-tone masking and multiple memories Flesh-tone detail correction settings.
Full detail signal parameter controls for HD signal separate from the SD signal outputs.
Knee saturation and aperture function.
Pre-gamma level controls for fine reproduction of dark areas.
Real time and offline diagnostic system with character display superimposed on PIX video output.
35W head power consumption without camera adapter and viewfinder.
Analog genlock or HD Tri-level sync capable.
Additional near-future features:
Digital OFDM Wireless
Digital Triax HSTDM (Hitachi Proprietary) HDTV transmission.
Solid-State HDTV, multi-format, dockable recorder/player.