2/3" 3-CCD 16:9 1080i/720p HD Multi-Purpose Camera

U.S. List Price: $20,000.00
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The AK-HC1500G is the industry's first compact multi-format HD camera and offers compatibility with all of the world's HD formats. This compact, 3.3-pound camera is also the first multi-purpose unit to offer variable frame rates (4fps to 60fps in single-frame increments) and a CineGammaTM curve to produce film-like images. It teams seamlessly with Panasonic's AJ-HDC27 VariCam® HD Cinema camera for high-end productions. Or team it with the AW-PH650 (pan/tilt in sealed housing) for outdoor application. Compact to go practically anywhere, the AK-HC1500G is tailor made for assignments ranging from studio use and weather forecasting to live sports and videoconferencing, from scientific image analysis to studio animation.
  • Captures 1080 at 24p/25p/30p/50i/59.94i and 60i and 720 at 50p/59.94p and 60p
  • Newly developed IT 3-CCD offers improved on-chip lenses performance (standard sensitivity of F10.0 at 2000 lux and a smear level of less than -130dB
  • Single-channel transfer system and spatial-offset processing technologies improve signal modulation depth, thus reducing moire
  • 14-bit A/D converter and new adaptive function varies the gamma correction to match the contrast within the image, creating clear, sharp images from dark to bright areas
  • Hue preservation circuit prevents color loss in highlight areas
  • Shoots in variable frame rates (4fps to 60fps in one-second increments) just like a film camera, thereby producing overcranking and undercranking speed effects
  • A special CineGamma curve allows the CCD to produce the tonal beauty, natural gradation and rich colors like film recordings
  • Exceptionally high sensitivity allows shooting in lighting as low as 0.015 lux (at +72dB gain)
  • Environment-friendly, compact design with fewer parts and low power consumption
  • Slot to add option card to expand capabilities for a wide range of applications
  • Supports down converter and analog output unit
  • Electronic Extender function (used with conventional lens extender) magnifies the image by 2 times

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CCD: 2/3" 1-megapixel IT-3CCD
Image Sensing Method: GBR image sensing method
Total Number of Pixels: 1 370(H) x744(V)
Effective Number of Pixels: 1 280(H) x720(V)
Optical Prism: F1.4 Prism
Optical Filter: (ND) 100 %, 25 %, 6.3 %, 1.6 %
Lens Mount: 2/3" Bayonet type
Output Format: 1080:60i/59.94i/50i/30psF/29.97psF/25psF/24psF/23.98psF/720:60p/59.94p/50p
Sensitivity: F10.0 at 2 000 lx
Minimum Illumination: 0.015 lx(F1.4 / 68 dB)
Gain: 72 dB
S/N: 54 dB
Smear: Less than -130 dB
M.T.F.: 45 %(27.5 MHz. 720 p / 60 p)
Synchronize System: Internal and external synchronization (Tri-level SYNC/Black Burst)
Input: GENLOCK : BNC x 1, Interface: Mini D-sub 15pin terminal
Output: HD-SDI : BNC x 1
Input/Output: Lens aperture connector, lens zoom focus connector
Storage Temperature: -4 °F to 140 °F(-20 °C to +60 °C)
Operating Temperature: 32 °F to 104 °F (0 °C to 40 °C)
Power Consumption: Approx. 17 W (DC12 V)
Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 3-9/16"x 4-10/16"x 6-5/16"(90 mm x 117 mm x 160 mm)
Weight: Approx. 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)


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