Hitachi SK3200 HDTV Studio & Field Production Camera

Hitachi Updated: 2007-09-24
Hitachi SK3200 HDTV Studio & Field Production Camera

Hitachi’s Top-of-the-line multi-standard HDTV Full-size production camera.

Same specifications as companion handheld portable is model SK-3200P.

Choice of 2/3-inch IT 2.2 Mpixel, IT-CCDs for 1080i or 1Mpixel IT-CCDs for 720p native scan.

HD-SDI (SMPTE292M) output directly from camera head and CCU.

SDTV 480i NTSC (or analog and digital (SMPTE259M) outputs down-converted at CCU. An optional cross-converter (HD-PRO module) is available to output 1080i or 720p regardless of CCD imager selection)

Flawless signal transmission offered by use of Digital Optical Fiber cable transmission with maximum distance of 3000 meters.

Ability to operate self-contained (without CCU) with standard provision of HD-SDI from camera head.

Over 1000 lines of HDTV (1080i) resolution, >900TVL SDTV.


Standard Sensitivity 2000lux @ F11.0.

14-bit ADCs, advanced 38-bit Hitachi DSPs.

Independent control of HD & NTSC detail and masking.

Choice of 3 different joystick or rotary-type operation panels.

Small form-factor Master Setup unit SU-3400 optionally available.

Choice of 2 different CCUs; half-rack CU-3100 or Full CU-3300.

Cameraman VF video is always HD even if returns are SD digital or analog. (on CU-3300 CCU only)

CCU Return signal inputs can be HD or SD, analog or digital. (on CU-3300 CCU only)

Incorporates advanced video control functions:

Full automatic setup using Gray Scale

Direct data transfer from SU or memory cards

HD signal linear masking & 6-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 and offline diagnostic system with character display superimposed on PIX video output.

45W head power consumption including optical modulator and viewfinder. Total system power consumption <200W.

Analog genlock or HD Tri-level sync capable.

Fully compatible with other Hitachi HDTV camera models, peripherals and accessories.