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.
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™.
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-HD1300 4K OPTION*: The CU-HD1300-4K option offers a 4K UHD board with dual 12G SDI outputs and one set of Quad Link SDI. The 4K output is compatible with all fiber-equipped, 1080p Hitachi HDTV studio cameras. *Available on all new CU-HD1300(X) CCUs.
CU-HD1300 ST 2110 OPTION*: The CU-HD1300-S2 option offers SMPTE ST 2110 video over managed IP networks. Any Hitachi HDTV broadcast camera can deliver SMPTE 2110 when connected to the CU-HD1300. HDR is available with IP-based transport. *Available on all new CU-HD1300(X) CCUs.
CU-HD1300XX OPTION. Dual workflow provides simultaneous SDR and HDR outputs with individual adjustments.
Option available as a CU-HD1300 upgrade for SK-HD1800, SK-HD1300 and Z-HD5500 cameras.