Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd.

Hitachi

Z-HD5000 Economical HDTV Production Camera




Hitachi’s most economical, high-performance, multi-function Studio and Field HDTV production camera

It is fully RoHS compliant and designed as a full-feature, purpose-specific TV Program production camera.

It features 3 high sensitivity, high-resolution, low noise 2/3-inch, IT-CCDs, in a lightweight 2-piece dockable camera body that offers maximum re-configuration ability.

A new compact digital optical fiber CCU focuses on the specific needs of the smaller production facility thus lowering overall system costs.

Specifications & Features

  • 800 TVL of resolution
  • F10standard sensitivity
  • 58dB HDTV Signal to Noise ratio
  • 14-bit analog to digital conversion
  • High-performance Hitachi DSPs.
  • High quality SDTV output down-converted at the CCU.
  • Flawless signal transmission using Digital Optical Fiber cable transmission or optionally; the Hitachi-patented Fully Digital Triax System.
  • The complete camera system operates directly with inexpensive SM fiber installations.
  • Optional small form-factor Master Setup Unit SU-1000.
  • Optional half-rack CU-HD1000 or Full rack CU-3300-S7/S8
  • Optional CCU’s available with switchable 1080i/720P HD-SDI switchable outputs.
  • CCU HD-SDI outputs with embedded audio (2-chnl)
  • New standard, low-cost control panel RU-1000 available with knob or Joystick iris master black control.
  • Choice of 4 different optional operation panels.
  • Compatible with Canon and Fujinon Auto-Focus lenses.
  • SD memory card system for offline storage and transfer of all setup data.
  • 4x1x2 return signal switching system.
  • 2 independent intercom channels compatible with Clear-com and RTS, 4w/2w systems.
  • 2 independent program returns (IFB’s) w/ incom mix.

Flexible Studio Viewfinder Options

  • 5-inch B&W VF-HD500
  • 9-inch high resolution Color LCD VF-L9HD
  • 8-inch lower cost Color LCD VF-HP840
  • 2-inch high resolution b/w CRT (16:9) VF-402
  • CCU Return signal inputs can be HD or SD, analog or digital.
  • 5 cameraperson programmable user-file memories for crosshairs, pointers, safety zones, raster aspect VF detail, 2 zebras, etc.

Advanced video control functions

  • Ultra-Gamma function increases dynamic range without adding noise or degradation.
  • Independent control of HD & SDTV detail and masking.
  • Full automatic setup using Gray Scale.
  • Auto-setup of vertical modulation shading.
  • Direct data transfer from/to camera head
  • HD signal linear masking & multi-vector color painting separate from SD signal outputs.
  • 12-color vector adjustments
  • Linear masking
  • Flesh-tone masking
  • Color saturation
  • Flesh-tone detail with 2 memories & auto-setup
  • Full detail signal parameter controls for HD signal separate from the SD signal outputs.
  • Knee saturation
  • Detail Knee function.
  • High-chroma detail
  • Auto-knee
  • Contrast
  • Black stretch/ Black Press
  • Preset gamma tables for accurate reproduction of dark areas.
  • 16W head power consumption without camera adapter and viewfinder.
  • Genlock with analog VBS or HD Tri-level sync.

Optional configurations offered:

  • Digital OFDM Wireless
  • P2-HD Solid-State Field Production Camera System
  • Digital Triax HDTV transmission

Documents

Photo Gallery


Z-HD5000 – EFP Configuration with VF-HD500 & Optical Fiber adapter


Z-HD5000 – EFP configuration


Z-HD5000 Manual 4 position optical filter wheel


RU-1000VR Control Panel


Ultra-Gamma – Dynamic Range Expansion function offers 7 preset settings


CU-HD500 Camera Control Unit – front view


CU-HD500 Camera Control Unit – rear view