CHUM Television deploys Ikegami Editcam tapeless camcorders

June 27, 2006

Citytv Toronto recently transitioned to digital nonlinear video acquisition and editing with the purchase of 34 Ikegami DNS-33W Editcam3 tapeless camcorders. CHUM Television’s Citytv serves 11.5 million viewers in the province of Ontario.

An additional 13 DNS-33W camcorders are going to sister station Citytv Vancouver, with two more slated for CHUM’s Alberta stations.

Key features of the 520,000-pixel AIT (Advanced Interline Transfer) camcorder include retroloop, which allows shooters to save video of events after they have occurred; intelligent recording, which enables Editcam to automatically record to available media space; and timelapse recording.

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