Panasonic AK-HCU200


Camera Control Unit

U.S. List Price: $14,650.00
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The AK-HCU200 is a camera control unit (CCU) for the AK-HC3800 HD studio camera. It is rack-mountable, lightweight and measuring 2U in height has two HD/SD-SDI output channels and two additional HD/SD-SDI output channels that can be used in conjunction with the picture monitor outs. For return video inputs, the CCU is equipped with two HD/SDSDI channels and one VBS (analog composite video) channel. A down converter is also incorporated and an aspect ratio of an HD/SD-SDI out can be selected from Letterbox, Crop or Squeeze. Embedded audio is supported for HD/SD-SDI output and prompter input is provided. The AK-HCU200 and the AK-HC3800 can be connected with SMPTE 311 hybrid fiber cables over a distance of approximately 1,000 meters for transmission of uncompressed video, power, control, and other functions.


Power Supply: 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: 170 W (Without CAMERA connected: 32 W)
Capacity for Supplying Power to a Camera: 190 V DC, 0.6 A
Operating Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating Humidity: 10 % to 90 % (no condensation)
Dimensions (W x H x D): 424 mm × 88 mm × 400 mm
(1611/16 inches × 37/16 inches × 153/4 inches)
Excluding protrusions
Weight: Approx. 6.6 kg (approx. 14.6 lb)
Video Output: HD SDI/SD SDI: 4 lines
(2 lines shared with picture monitor output*1)
Analog composite: 1 line
(1 line shared with picture monitor output*1)
Return Input: HD SDI/SD SDI: 2 lines
(switched depending on the setting)
VBS: 1 line
Prompter Input: 1 line, Analog composite
Reference Input: 1 line (1 loop-through line)
Black burst/tri-level*2
Microphone Output: 2 lines (XLR, 3-pin, male), 0 dBm/600 Ω
Intercom: XLR, 5-pin, female
Input: -55 dBu to -10 dBu
Output: 100 mW (max.)
COMMUNICATION: Intercom input/output: 2 lines (1/2*1)
(0 dBm, 600 Ω, RTS/4W*2)
PGM: 1 line, input (0 dBm/600 Ω)
Tally input: Red, Green, 1 input each
ROP interface: RS-422, 1 line, 12 V output
MSU interface: RS-422, 1 line, GPI for control
LAN port: 1 line (10Base-T/100Base-TX, RJ45, crossover cable, category 5 or above)
For computer connection
Footnote: *1 Depending on the setting, only one of them can be selected at one time.
*2 The black burst signal and tri-level sync signal of the reference input are recognized
* Weight and dimensions are approximate.
* Specifications are subject to change without notice.