Panasonic HC3800GSJ Studio Camera System based on the AK-HC3800 Camera Chain
The newly developed AK-HC3800 Studio Handy Camera is equipped with a high-sensitivity, high-quality 2/3-type 2.2-megapixel3CCD and a new high-precision 16 bit A/D image processing circuit. By using the AK-HC3800 together with the AK-HCU200Camera Control Unit and AK-HRP200G Remote Operation Panel an optical fiber transmission studio camera system can beconfigured at a low cost. The camera and camera control unit can be connected for long-distance transmission of video signalsover approximately 1,000m when power is supplied from the camera control unit. The camera control unit and remote operationpanel are connected by a dedicated cable. A LAN cable can also be used in the future for an IP connection of these units.
AK-HC3800 Camera Chain includes
• Panasonic AK-HC3800 Studio Camera Head
• Panasonic AK-HCU200 Compact CCU
• Panasonic AK-HRP200 Remote Operating Panel
• Panasonic AK-HVF70 8" Colour Viewfinder
The AK-HC3800 was designed to exceed the imaging capabilities of more expensive, rival products. With 2/3in 2.2-megapixel IT CCD sensors and a 38-bit DSP with 16-bit A/D converter, it is very well specified yet weighs only 8lbs. It takes many of the advantages of Panasonic's ENG camcorders, such as CAC (chromatic aberration compensation), DRS (dynamic range stretch) and comprehensive scene file setting to deliver far excellent, controlled pictures.
With this integrated package, the HC3800 is not just even more affordable. It is also very quick to install into a studio, with each element tested to work seamlessly and deliver a superb user experience.