• AK-HC3800

HD Studio Camera

Studio camera with optical fiber transmission

  • The 2/3-type 2.2-megapixel 3CCD camera system offers F12 (2,000 lx) sensitivity, low smear, and an excellent S/N ratio of 60 dB (at 59.94 Hz).
  • Switchable between 1080/59.94i/50i, 1080/29.97psF (over 59.94i),
    1080/25psF (over 50i), 720/59.94p/50p (CCU) SD/HD formats for worldwide use
  • The newly developed 16 bit A/D converter and a 38 bit digital signal processing circuit ensure high-quality image processing.
  • The DRS (Dynamic Range Stretch) function suppresses blocked shadows and blown highlights.
  • The Film Rec Gamma and Scan Reverse functions provide powerful support in digital cinema production.
  • Features an internal digital extender (x2 magnification)
  • 12-axis color correction, detail, skin tone detail and matrix adjustment
  • An SD Memory Card can be used for firmware version up.
AK-HC3800 - camera head
The newly developed AK-HC3800 Studio Handy Camera is equipped with a high-sensitivity, high-quality 2/3-type 2.2-megapixel 3CCD and a new high-precision 16 bit A/D image processing circuit. By using the AK-HC3800 together with the AK-HCU200 Camera Control Unit and AK-HRP200G Remote Operation Panel that are being released at the same time, an optical fiber transmission studio camera system can be configured at a low cost. The camera and camera control unit can be connected for long-distance transmission of video signals over approximately 1,200 m  when power is supplied from the camera control unit. The camera control unit and remote operation panel are connected by a dedicated cable. A LAN cable can also be used in the future for an IP connection of these units.
Overall, the system is easy to use and operate, and offers excellent cost-performance. 

AK-HCU200E - camera control unit

The camera control unit AK-HCU200E allows a high-quality, long-distance optical fibre transmission camera system to be configured at low cost. The optical fibre transmission is supporting uncompressed video signals over a distance of approximately 1.200 m between the camera and camera control unit.  The compact, lightweight unit measures 2U in height and is rack-mountable. Additionally the AK-HCU200E has a built-in cross converter supporting 720p/59.94 and 720p/50.

Key features / benefits

  • Cost Effective
  • Optical Fiber Transmission
  • Small Size: Full size 2 Rack Unit
  • Format: 1080i/50(59.94), 720p/50(59.94)
  • IP Protocol 
  • SD card slot (to store/recall settings, Version Up)
  • Distance 1,200m (Camera to CCU)
  • Prompter (one prompter input is provided as a standard feature)
  • Embedded Audio for HD SDI signal output
  • Web Setting - The web setting can be done by connecting CCU wit a PC for CCU setting,  application and FPGA programming. Special jig tools and extender board are not necessary for the upgrade.
  • Output: SDI OUT x 2, SDI OUT (PM) x 2
  • RET input (SDI: 2 channels, VBS: 1 channel)


AK-HRP200E - remote operation panel

The compact operation panel AK-HRP200E is capable to support IP control of the studio camera AK-HC3800. IP control can also be used for remote control of compatible Panasonic and PTZ cameras. The unit has a compact 6U size and is equipped with a joystick control lever which allows iris and pedestal operation.
Scene file functions are also provided. In addition the AK-HRP200E remote operation panel is equipped with an SD Memory Card slot for saving user files and updating firmware version.

Key features / benefits

  • Compact size
  • Joystick-type iris control
  • IP connection
  • SD card for setting & version up
  • Maximum cable distance from ROP to CCU: 50m

AK-HRP935A – remote operation panel

The Panasonic AK-HRP935A Remote Operation Panel, compact 1/4-type rack size, allows easily adjustment of AK-HC3500A and AK-HC3800 camera system parameters remotely. Fully control of camera settings with joystick-type iris control. 

Key features / benefits

  • Compact size for easy installation in small spaces
  • Full remote control of AK-HC3500A and AK-HC3800 parameters
  • Joystick-type iris control


AK-MSU935A – master setup unit

The AK-MSU935A, master setup unit (MSU) has the ability to adjust the entire range of parameters in the studio camera and can be connected to up to 12 camera systems (AK-HC3500A and AK-HC3800). It has a large 16cm LCD display and direct access keys for menu settings, allowing easy  and quick operation of all camera functions.

SD memory card slot allows for storing and recalling three user references, eight scene files and sixteen lens files.  Small and light weight, measuring in at 340mm x 75mm x 264mm and only 3.25kg the AK-MSU935A can be easily installed in either the OB van or studio.

Key features / benefits

  • Control of up to 12 camera systems (AK-HC3500A and AK-HC3800)
  • Large 16cm LCD display for easy operation
  • SD memory card slot for storing/recalling settings


AK-HVF70E - viewfinder

The AK-HVF70E is a 17.8cm LCD color viewfinder with light weight, low power consumption and a high resolution plus versatile assist functions like focus-in-red and pixel-to-pixel. By direct connect functionality no separate cable is necessary to connect the VF to the studio camera.

Key features / benefits

  • Weight: 1.8kg 
  • Resolution: 1024 x 600 (WSVGA)
  • Focus assist functions (focus-in-red, pixel-to-pixel)
  • Three assignable function keys
  • Contrast, brightness and peaking are adjustable
  • Tilt angle: 90° upward and 60° downward

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