The Z-HD5000 is Hitachi’s most economical, high-performance Studio and Field HDTV production camera. This is a proven, full featured production camera that uses 3) high-resolution, low noise 2/3inch, IT-CCDs. Its lightweight, two-piece dockable camera body offers maximum re-configuration ability. A compact digital fiber transmission system or Hitachi’s patented digital Triax enables smaller production facilities to lower their overall system costs.
Features & Functions
High Dynamic Range capability with multiple HDR profiles
800 TVL of resolution
F10 standard sensitivity
58dB HDTV Signal to Noise ratio
16-bit analog to digital conversion
High-performance Hitachi DSPs.
High quality SDTV output down-converted at the CCU.
Flawless signal transmission using Digital Optical Fiber cable
Optional Hitachi-patented Fully Digital Triax System.
The camera system can operate directly with SM fiber installations.
Optional CCU’s available with 1080i/720P HD-SDI switchable outputs.
CCU HD-SDI outputs with embedded audio (2-channel)
Standard, remote RU-1000 rotary knob for iris/master black control.
Choice of 6 different optional remote operation panels.
Compatible with Canon and Fujinon Auto-Focus lenses.
SD memory card system for offline storage & transfer of all setup data.
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.
Optional half-rack CU-HD1000
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 maintenance and trouble free operation and reliability.
2-piece dockable design allows easy configuration change, maintenance and robustness.
Maintains backwards compatibility with existing HITACHI HDTV control panels, cables, and viewfinders.
Ethernet control and assignment of control panels and CCUs.
Can operate over lower-cost, single-mode, fiber cable without additional external hardware or cable adapters.
Camera System Accessories
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Camera Control Units
Optional configurations of CU-HD1300 CCUs. Suffix F (Fiber), T (Triax) and FT (Fiber and Triax). Available on new CU-HD1300 CCUs.
CU-HD1300-S2 (F,T,FT) Upscaled 4K/UHD output compatible with SMPTE fiber and/or triax camera cable. Dual 12G SDI and Quad Link outputs.
CU-HD1300-S4 (F,T,FT) Media over IP (MoIP). SMPTE ST 2110 IP network transport I/O available with all connected Hitachi HD broadcast cameras.
The SMPTE ﬁber CU-HD550 works with all Hitachi Z & SK cameras.
Using a 1080 progressive camera creates a Full HD (1080p60) system.
An optional 12G SDI upscaled 4K output is available.
CU-HD500 SMPTE Optical Fiber CCU. Factory configured for either 1080i/480i or 720p/480i.
SU-1000: Master Setup Unit for 12 cameras, expandable to 128 cameras. Provides access to all camera operation and adjustment parameters.
RU-1500VR/JY: Advanced Remote Unit with color touch-screen and network control for demanding, live production environments.
Free Ross Dashboard Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Connects to all CCUs that have a RJ-45 connection.
RU-1000: Small form-factor, basic remote control panel.
Large Lens Adapter
SA-1100: Heavy-duty, large box lens adapter and system expansion unit for studio and field production. Designed for use with all Hitachi HTDV portable cameras.
VF-L20HD 2 inch color LCD ENG viewfinder. ENG viewfinder attaches directly to camera body with a locking dovetail slide mount.
VF-PBM307 7 inch HD color LCD viewfinder. Uses AT-90, AT-500 or AT-750 mount.
HDF-700H-S1 7 inch HD color LCD viewfinder. Uses AT-750 mount.
HDF-700H-S2 7 inch HD color LCD viewfinder. Uses AT 951 mount.