Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd.


DK-Z50 Multi-purpose HDTV Camera

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The DK-Z50 is Hitachi’s latest offering in cost-effective, Multi-format, point-of-view, self-contained, Digital Processing HDTV cameras.
Designed for the new era of 3D HDTV production systems and advanced remote observation systems.
It provides outstanding images from three 2/3-inch IT-CCD image sensors and the latest generation Hitachi DSP with 14-bit A to D converters.
4Signal-to-noise ratio >58dB
4Standard Sensitivity >F11 @ 2000lx
4Resolution >800TVL

Right side view

Rear view

The DK-Z50 includes the following functions and features that represent outstanding value and performance in its category.

4Network-ready w/ RJ45 & IP control
4Simultaneous SD and HDTV SDI signal outputs.
4SD output is switchable between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios.
4Switchable frame rate between 59.94Hz and 50Hz.
4Remotely controlled optical filter wheel & 5-value ECC filters.
4Low power consumption (<17W)
4Lightweight <1.5Kg (w/o lens)

The DK-Z50 also provides popular DSP Image processing and adjustment functions

412-vector hue/saturation color adjust
4Linear masking
4Manual and auto Skin tone detail & masking
4Knee saturation & Auto-knee
4Variable detail boost frequency
4Programmable video gain settings
4Versatile CCD drive functions
4Gray scale automatic setup
4Automatic lens white shading
4Six preset electronic shutter speeds
4Lock scan mode allows flicker-free pickup of a screen display having a different scanning frequency than the Camera.
4AES – Automatic electronic shutter maintains exposure with fixed F-stop.
4Employs high-end RU-1500 series control panels from SK-HDTV camera series.
4Bi-directional data transfer
4RS232C connector for PC camera control.
4Programmable Camera ID.
4Auxiliary connector for external control
4Eight scene files
4Pre-programmed files also allow the user to adjust Detail, Masking, knee, and other functions.


DK-Z50 Product Brochure (439KB, .pdf)

DK-Z50 Operation Manual (958KB, .pdf)