SK-HD1000 Handheld HDTV Production Camera

Hitachi’s State-of-the-art, high-performance, multi-standard, multi-format 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 high sensitivity, high-resolution, low noise 2/3-inch, 1920(H) x 1080(V) pixel IT-CCDs, in a lightweight 2-piece dockable camera body that offers maximum re-configuration ability.

One model for use world-wide with 1080/59,94i, 1080/50i switching.

The CCU outputs are: 1080i or 720p, (switchable). PAL or NTSC, analog and digital.

Specifications & Features:

  • 1,100 TVL of resolution
  • F10standard sensitivity
  • 60dB HDTV Signal to Noise ratio
  • 14-bit analog to digital conversion
  • High-performance Hitachi DSPs.
  • High quality SDTV NTSC/PAL output down-converted at the CCU.
  • Flawless signal transmission using Digital Optical Fiber cable transmission or Hitachi-patented Fully Digital Triax System.
  • The complete camera system operates directly with inexpensive SM fiber installations.
  • Small form-factor Master Setup Unit SU-1000.
  • Choice of 2 different CCUs.
  • Half-rack CU/TU-HD1000 or Full rack CU-HD500
  • CU/TU-HD1000 available with switchable 1080i/720P HD-SDI switchable outputs.
  • Camera and CCU switch between 50/60Hz field rates for use with world-wide TV systems.
  • CCU HD-SDI outputs with embedded audio (2-chnl)
  • Choice of various joystick or rotary-type 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 CRT 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.
  • Focus Assist function displays linear bar indicator.
  • 5 cameraperson programmable user-file memories for crosshairs, pointers, safety zones, raster aspect VF detail, 2 zebras, etc.

Advanced video control functions:

  • Full camera control over your TCP/IP network with Off-the-shelf inexpensive routing/switching equipment.
  • Hybrid TCP/IP networked control is also available for existing customers with the use of our JU-1000.
  • Independent control of HD & SDTV detail and masking.
  • Full automatic setup using Gray Scale.
  • Auto-setup of vertical modulation shading.
  • Direct data transfer from control panels or memory card.
  • 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
  • Ultra-Gamma
  • Preset gamma tables for accurate reproduction of dark areas.
  • 35W head power consumption without camera
  • adapter and viewfinder.
  • Genlock with analog VBS or HD Tri-level sync.

Optional configurations offered:

  • Digital Triax HDTV transmission

CR-P2 Dockable P2 HDTV field recorder


System Components Operation Manuals

Photo Gallery

SK-HD1000 with SA-1000 Large lens Adapter

SK-HD1000 Studio/ Field Configuration with 9-inch Color TFT-LCD Viewfinder

SK-HD1000 Studio/Field Configuration with 5-inch B&W Viewfinder

SK-HD1000 Camera Head with Optical or Digital Triax cable adapter

TUCX-HD1000 Digital Triax Camera Control Unit – front view

TUCX-HD1000 Digital Triax Camera Control Unit – rear view

NEW Remote Control Panels
RU-1500JY / RU-1500VR

Remote Control Panels
RU-3400VR / RU-3400JY

Multiple Camera Setup Unit