The Sony PDW-800; the Panasonic AW-HE870 and AG-HPX300; the Ikegami HDK-77EC, HDK-79EC/HS and HDS-V10; the Thomson Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite HD, LDK 8000 SportElite and LDK 3000; and the JVC GY-HM700, major developments in Las Vegas.
The main novelty by Sony is the XDCAM 422 PDW-F800. Basasa in the successful PDW-700 but with important new features like recording progressive 24 p cinema style, the increase and reduction of the frame rate, recording in standard definition, the edition of Gamma by the user and the double turret of optical filters are designed to appeal to a wide range of high-end users , from documentary makers to producers of movies and television series. For the camera operators working in environments of cinema, one of the main advantages is the adjustment of gamma that can be charged on a simple memory stick. The PDW-700 also features of HyperGamma, offers four default gamma settings, but the PDW-F800 goes further and allows camera operators to configure the gamma with a laptop, thanks to the CVP File Editor software originally developed for the HDW-F900, which won an Emmy Award. As for filters, in contrast to the PDW-700, 800 new has two optical filters, one for control over the neutral density and another about the color temperature.
By Panasonic, AW-HE870, the newest addition to the range of HD convertible cameras of Panasonic AK-HC1800 and AK-HC1500 stands out. Its versatility and high image quality erta Chamber is ideal for environments, educational, governmental, corporate and rental. With a signal processor to 38-bit and 14-bit a/d converter, camera presents a very crisp images even in very low light conditions, since it has a rate of 2000 lux at f11. The new AW-HE870 can work both in SD and HD 1080/59. 94i, 720/59. 94p or 480/59. 94i. Using the optional card AW-HHD870, it is possible to have two distributed outputs SDI (HD/SD switchable) and a Zoom/focus control port. Shooting speed to 1/100 to 1/10000 second and Syncro - Scan mode (61.19 1466 Hz Hz) which eliminates the flicker are some of the features of this camera's small size weighing just over one kilo.
Also new from Panasonic is the shoulder AG-HPX300 camcorder. Within the range of P2 solutions, it has three MOS sensors of 1/3 inch and 2.2-megapixel resolution. Two memory card P2 can be stored video in high definition at 1080i/p both AVCIntra and DVCPRO 50 and 100 Mbps with a ratio of compression, 4:2:2 to 10 bits. It has a 3.2 inch LCD 921.000 pixel resolution, three XLR inputs for audio, two outputs SDI and IEEE1394 port. It comes standard with a Fujinon lens 17 increases.
Ikegami attended NAB with the HDK-77EC, camera HD CMOS 1080i/720 p, portable & Multiformat that tries to satisfy the growing variety of the HD market. For aerial applications, Ikegami has presented an interesting proposal. It's the HDL-F25, who works at 1080i HD with a compact optical unit designed to work with telephoto lens long on a spin-stabilized helicopter mount or airships. Super Slow Motion capture, Ikegami proposes the HDK-79EC camera upgrade to version HS (high speed) with a module plugin, adding to its output, 1080/60 p formats and for Super Slow Motion, 120i/1080 and 720/120 p. Camera with triax connectivity control CCU-890T (for the HDK-77EC) and the CCU - 890M (for HDK-79EC and HDK-77EC), are other innovations on the part of Ikegami.
By Thomson, the most outstanding is the rebirth of the LDK series with the new LDK 8000 Elite HD. Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of this camera is that Thomson Grass Valley has renovadio finally the DSP that Philips developed in the 1990s before its acquisition by Thomson. With three DSP independent channels with real precision of 22 bits per channel, the new LDK 8000 incorporate a comprehensive total contol of color, detail, gamma, knee and skin detail. The LDK 8000 arises also in SportElite version with the possibility of working in slow motion and capture 2 X to 720 p/1080i; as well as spend version LDK 8300 3 x 180 FPS in 720 p mode. Thomson Grass Valley has also renovated the LDK 4000 series including DSP Elite HD system and launched the LDK 3000, with two million pixel sensor Cmos (2/3?), with a/d converter, it's possible to switch between 1080i and 720 p, processor digital signal 34bits, and controls detail of skin, matrix, balance black and piexel automatic correction.
Finally, JVC has provided Bell with his GY-HM700 camcorder, capable of recording on SDHC cards (format QuickTime .mov) and optionally on SxS (in XDCAM EX). With interchangeable lenses, including cinematographic lenses with option of mirroring the image, your block is three CCD 1/3 "with an innovative system of interpolation.
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