DK-Z50 Cost-Effective HD Box Camera


The DK-Z50 is Hitachi’s most cost-effective, Multi-format, self-contained, Digital Processing HD box camera. It was designed for the new era of production systems that employ advanced robotic pan/tilt/zoom for remote observation. It provides outstanding images from three 2/3-inch IT-CCD image sensors and the latest generation of Hitachi DSP using 14 bit A to D converters.

Features & Functions

  • Signal-to-noise ratio 60dB
  • Standard Sensitivity >F11 @ 2000lx
  • Resolution >800TVL
  • Network-ready w/ RJ45 & IP control
  • Simultaneous SD and HDTV SDI signal outputs.
  • SD output is switchable between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios.
  • Switchable frame rate between 59.94Hz and 50Hz.
  • Remotely controlled optical filter wheel & 5-value ECC filters.
  • Low power consumption (<17W)
  • Lightweight <1.5Kg (w/o lens)
  • DSP Image processing and adjustment functions include:
    • 12-vector hue/saturation color adjust
    • Linear masking
    • Manual and auto Skin tone detail & masking
    • Ultra-gamma
    • Knee saturation & Auto-knee
    • Variable detail boost frequency
    • Programmable video gain settings
    • Versatile CCD drive functions
    • Gray scale automatic setup
    • Automatic lens white shading
    • Six preset electronic shutter speeds
    • Lock scan mode allows flicker-free pickup of a display with different scanning frequency
    • AES – Automatic electronic shutter maintains exposure with fixed F-stop.
  • Employs high-end RU-1500 series control panels from SK-HDTV camera series.
  • Bi-directional data transfer
  • RS232C connector for PC camera control.
  • Programmable Camera ID.
  • Auxiliary connector for external control
  • Eight scene files
  • Pre-programmed files also allow the user to adjust Detail, Masking, knee, and more.

Camera System Accessories

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RU1000 Standard Remote Control Panel. Rotary knob for Iris, Master Black.

RU-1500JY/VR: Advanced Remote Unit with color touch-screen and network control for demanding production environments. Joystick (JY) or rotary (VR).


Additional System Accessories

KXWell Pan/Tilt items Box Cameras


Low Cost, Box Camera Pan/Tilt Package:
KT-PH491 Pan/Tilt + KT-RP-8810 Basic Control Panel
For use with Canon KTS or Fujinon BMD full analog servo lenses


High Performance Genio Pan/Tilt Package:
KT-PD40BH (Genio) Pan/Tilt + KT-RP8910 Advanced Control Panel
For use with Canon KTS or Fujinon BMD full analog servo lenses


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