Z-HD5500 Progressive Scan, CMOS Production Camera

 

HITACHI’s new Z-HD5500 is 1920 X 1080 progressive scan throughout the entire camera chain. Utilizing HITACHI’s new generation 2/3” CMOS image sensors, it easily adapts to a wide range of difficult LED lighting conditions. The Z-HD5500 delivers flawless high-performance in TV studios, houses of worship, arenas and other venues where LED lights and large LED displays are being used. The Z-HD5500 camera system is capable of High Dynamic Range and it retains all the popular functions and features of the existing camera line. Advanced specifications include F10 standard sensitivity with 62dB signal to noise and Real-time Lens Aberration Correction (RLAC). Its lightweight, two-piece dockable camera body offers maximum re-configuration ability with a choice of a compact SMPTE or single-mode fiber transmission or Hitachi’s new long-range digital triax system. The Z-HD5500 includes Triple-Masking functions, linear matrix and Skin Tone masking providing users with wide latitude in image color control. Outputs include 480i/576i SD-SDI, 720p, 1080i and 1080p HD-SDI @59.94Hz or 50Hz.

Features & Functions

  • Imager: 3x [RGB], 2/3-inch, CMOS
  • Native Scan: 1920 x 1080 Progressive.
  • Scan types: 1080p, 1080i, 720p
  • H&V Resolution: 1,000TVL
  • Standard Sensitivity: F10 @ 59.94Hz/ F12 @ 50Hz ref 2,000 lx
  • Signal to Noise: >62dB
  • Vertical Smear: None.
  • Camera cable: SMPTE fiber optic, single mode fiber or triax cable.
  • High-performance Hitachi DSPs.
  • High quality SD output down-converted at the CCU.
  • Flawless signal transmission using SMPTE Digital Optical Fiber cable.
  • The camera system can operate directly with SM fiber installations.
  • Optional long-range Digital Triax System.
  • Optional CCU’s available with 1080p, 1080i, 720P HD-SDI switchable outputs.
  • Optional half-rack CCUs: Fiber CU-HD1000-S8 or Triax TU-HD1000.
  • Optional CU-HD500 and CU-HD1300(X) available with (F)iber, (T)riax or both Fiber & Triax (FT).
  • CCU HD-SDI outputs with embedded audio (2-channel).
  • Choice of 6 different remote operation panels.
  • RLACTM: Real-time Lens Aberration Correction makes the best HDTV lenses look even better.
  • SD memory card system for offline storage & transfer of all setup data.
  • Prompter power and 4 input VF return signal switching system.
  • 2 intercom channels compatible with Clear-com and RTS, 4w/2w.
  • 2 independent program returns (IFB’s) w/ intercom mix.
  • Optional Master Setup Unit SU-1000.
  • Fully integrated and controllable by ROSS DASHBOARD™.

Configuration

  • Available Studio Adapter for use with all Broadcast box, compact studio and hand-held 2/3-inch bayonet lenses.
  • Cable-less Studio Adapter interface allows trouble free operation.
  • 2-piece dockable design allows easy configuration change and maintenance.
  • Maintains compatibility with existing HITACHI HDTV control panels, cables, and viewfinders.
  • Ethernet control and assignment of control panels and CCUs.
  • Can operate over Single Mode Fiber (SMF) without expensive converters.
  • Available integrated digital wireless system for untethered productions.

Camera System Accessories

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Camera Control Units (CCU’s)


CU-HD1300-(X): Multiple camera cable capability. Connections for SMPTE fiber and/or Triax camera cable. Model number suffix: (F-Fiber, FT-Fiber/Triax, T-Triax)


CU-HD1200: SMPTE optical fiber CCU. 1080p, 3Gbps, Multi-format digital CCU.


CU-HD500 SMPTE Optical Fiber CCU. Factory configured for either 1080i/480i or 720p/480i.


CU-HD1000-S8 Half Rack Optical Fiber CCU. Selectable 1080i/720p HD-SDI and 480i SDI output.


TU-HD1000 Digital Triax Camera Control Unit. Selectable 1080i/720p HD-SDI and 480i SDI output.

 

Camera Head Adapter


CX-HD1300 Triax head adapter with backlit control panel. Long-range digital triax system.

 

Control Panels


SU-1000: Master Setup Unit for 12 cameras, expandable to 128 cameras. Provides access to all camera operation and adjustment parameters.


RU-1500VR/JY: Advanced Remote Unit with color touch-screen and network control for demanding, live production environments.


Free Ross Dashboard Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Connects to all CCUs that have a RJ-45 connection.


RU-1000: Small form-factor, basic remote control panel.

Studio Adapter


SA-1000-C: Matching charcoal-color, large box lens adapter and system expansion unit for studio and field production. Designed for use with all Hitachi HTDV portable cameras.

 

Viewfinders


VF-402-S3 2-inch, B&W 16:9 CRT viewfinder HDTV, Multi-format
(Operation manual with camera head)


VF-L20HD 2-inch LCD viewfinder. Built-in heater reduces display lag in cold weather.
VF-L20HD Brochure (Available soon)


VF-701HDA 7” High resolution LCD viewfinder. Uses AT-500 or AT-90 mount.
VF-701-HDA User guide (89Kb)


VF-PBM-307 7 inch LCD color HD viewfinder
AT-500/AT-90 and AT-750 mounts and VC-90A cable
VF-PBM-307 Operation Manual (1.30Mb)


HDF-700H 7 inch LCD color HD viewfinder.
AT-750 mount with cable
HDF-700H Operation Manual (500KB)


VF-L90HD 9 inch High Resolution LCD color HD viewfinder
AT-951 mount with cable
VF-L90HD Operation Manual (204KB)


HDF-EL800H 7.4 inch OLED color HD viewfinder.
AT-951 mount with cable
HDF-EL800H Operation manual (780KB)

 

Additional System Accessories

KXWell Pan/Tilt Systems for Studio Cameras

 

High Performance, Z and SK Studio Camera Pan/Tilt Package:
KT-PH695A1 Pan/Tilt + KT-RP8910 Advanced Control Panel
For use with Canon KTS or Fujinon BMD full analog servo lenses

 

High Performance Studio and Box Camera Pan/Tilt Package:
KT-PD50BS Pan/Tilt + KT-RP8910 Advanced Control Panel
For use with Canon KTS or Fujinon BMD full analog servo lenses